Watch the Crab Nebula Expand at 1500 Kilometers per Second
The Crab Nebula is one of those things that NASA made kind of famous, giving the remnants of a massive star instant recognizability. But this cloud isn't static -- it's been expanding since its explosion. Now, you can take a look at that expansion in a video showing how the nebula has changed in just over a decade.Read on...
Planck Telescope Spots Galaxy Clusters Connected By Cosmic Gas Bridge, Still Unclear Which One Houses Asgard
The European Space Agency's (ESA) Planck Space Telescope has laid it's super-powerful eye in the sky on a never before seen cosmic phenomenon. The above photo is Planck's first image of a pair of galaxy clusters connected by a cloud of superheated gasses that spans a mind-boggling distance of 10 million lightyears. No word yet on if this actually represents the Asgardian Rainbow Bridge of Thor fame, so in the absence of good evidence, we're just going to really, really hope so.Read on...