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Video: Three Years of Sun in Three Minutes

Stunning new video from NASA showing the life of the sun over 3 years.

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Watch a Supernova Explode over 58 Years

In 1901, the star GK Persei, 1,300 Lights Years from Earth, exploded. Images of the remnant (Nova Persei 1901) by the Isaac Newton Telescope and the Nordic Optical Telescope in Spain spliced together allow a 3-D model to be created.

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Video: NASA | Earth at Night

In daylight our big blue marble is all land, oceans and clouds. But the night – is electric.

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Standing Still? Not Quite.

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Check out This Massive Picture of 5,500 Galaxies

Check out this new massive picture that shows a deep field of more than 5,500 Galaxies, just a small sliver of the universe, home to billions upon billions of stars.

What an amazing picture!

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Picture: Van Gogh's Starry Night Made out of Pictures of Galaxies

Amazing!

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Video: A Flight Through the Universe, by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey

Woah. Billions of galaxies with billions of stars.

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Watch Out: 15 Eerie Abandoned Observatories

The outlook on (or from) abandoned observatories remains negative, mainly because there’s no one there to look up and no working optics to see through. Casualties of war, funding, politics and light pollution, these 15 eerie abandoned observatories have definitely seen better days… and nights.

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xkcd Scales all the Exoplanets

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Video: The Most Astounding Fact in the Universe – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Astronomer Badass Neil deGrasse Tyson gives us the most amazing fact in the universe.