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A Killer Blast?

Click on image for a 1MB animated GIF.Brian Fields, Themis Athanassiadou, Scott Johnson, and NASA.A supernova popping off near Earth could spell big trouble for our biosphere. University of Illinois astronomer Brian Fields and two colleagues used a computer to simulate what would happen if a star 30 light-years away…

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The Hyades Movie

Click above to watch the stars of the Hyades Cluster separate from the unrelated stars in Taurus.Anthony Brown In 1997 scientists associated with the Hipparcos satellite published a 3-D map of stars in the Hyades cluster. It was the first time that the structure of a star cluster had ever…

Spiral Metamorphosis

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Galaxies in Collision

Animations of the Milky Way colliding with the Andromeda Galaxy

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