Warm Eyes

NASA/JPL-Caltech/WISE Team Wisps of warm dust in Barnard 3 wrap around creating an eye or bubble in space in this image from NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE. Explore the brush-like strokes of gas and dust in this image. What stories or shapes...

Rising From the Mist

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/WISE Team A strange beetle seems to rise from the mist of supernova remnant Puppis A in this image from NASA’s Wide-field Survey Explorer, or WISE, telescope. Explore the red and churning bubble in this image. What stories or images do...

Jabbah’s Dolphin

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/WISE Team   A dolphin frolicks in the dust around the bright star Jabbah in this image from NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Explorer, or WISE. Explore the green filaments of nebula, yellow-tinged bubbles and red dust of this infrared...

Carnival of Space #241

Welcome back to episode #241 of the Carnival of Space; the source for the latest space news from various blogs from the past week. Step right up for the latest ride around the carnival. Asteroids: they’re big, scary and can kill millions. Nuclear weapons:...

Echoes of a Death

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/WISE Team   Supernovae explode with an energy that can outshine an entire galaxy. But just as quickly the star fades from view leaving an expanding bubble of star guts and in the case of Cassiopeia A, a light echo. Explore this gorgeous...