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World’s Fastest Camera Captures 10 Trillion Frames Per Second

World’s Fastest Camera Captures 10 Trillion Frames Per Second

The new camera literally makes it possible to freeze time and observe light in extremely slow motion....

1 week ago, 3:36am CDT

NASA Balloon Mission Captures Mystifying Electric Blue Clouds

NASA Balloon Mission Captures Mystifying Electric Blue Clouds

Glowing noctilucent clouds are the highest clouds in Earth's atmosphere....

Sep 23 2018, 2:55am CDT

Curiosity Rover Captures a Stunning Panorama of Mars

Curiosity Rover Captures a Stunning Panorama of Dusty Mars

Curiosity team continues to use rover's drill for acquiring rock samples from Red Planet....

Sep 10 2018, 12:14am CDT

Hubble Telescope Captures 15,000 Galaxies in One Incredible Image

Hubble Telescope Captures 15,000 Galaxies in One Incredible Image

Astronomers have assembled one of the most comprehensive view yet of the early universe....

Aug 17 2018, 1:37pm CDT

NASA’s New Planet-hunting Telescope Captures a Distant Comet

NASA’s New Planet-hunting Telescope Captures a Distant Comet

TESS takes stable periodic images of a comet that is located about 29 million miles from Earth....

Aug 11 2018, 9:32am CDT

NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft Captures Closest Images Ever of Occator Crater

NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft Captures Closest Images Ever of Occator Crater

The new up-close views of Occator crater from Dawn's current vantage point reveals Ceres bright spots in an unprecedented...

Jul 5 2018, 11:29pm CDT

NOAA’s New Weather Satellite Captures First Image of Earth

NOAA’s New Weather Satellite Captures First Image of Earth

GOES-17 satellite is aiming to provide fast, refined data for more accurate weather forecasts and warnings...

Jun 3 2018, 3:19pm CDT

Mars-Bound Spacecraft Captures First Image of Earth and Moon

Mars-Bound Spacecraft Captures First Image of Earth and Moon

The stunning image shows Earth and its moon as tiny dots floating in space...

May 19 2018, 7:06am CDT

Hubble Telescope Captures First Image of a Surviving Companion to a Supernova

Hubble Telescope Captures First Image of Surviving Companion to a Supernova

This is the first time a surviving companion to a supernova has been photographed...

Apr 28 2018, 4:19pm CDT

Armature Photographer Captures First Burst of Light From an Exploding Star

Amateur Astronomer Captures First Burst of Light From an Exploding Star

The images provide important clues to the physical structure of the star just before its catastrophic demise...

Feb 25 2018, 10:47am CST

New Horizons Captures the Farthest Images Ever Taken from Earth

New Horizons Captures the Farthest Image Ever Taken from Earth

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft made history by capturing the "farthest image ever" from Earth...

Feb 10 2018, 3:47am CST

Hubble Telescope Captures Mars Moon Phobos Orbiting Around the Planet

Hubble Telescope Captures Mars Moon Phobos Orbiting Around the Planet

The images of Phobos orbiting the Red Planet were taken on May 12, 2016, when Mars was relatively close to Earth...

Jul 22 2017, 9:42pm CDT

NASA’s Fermi Telescope Captures Extreme Burst of Gamma Rays from Tropical Storms

NASA’s Fermi Telescope Captures Extreme Burst of Gamma Rays from Tropical Storms

For the first time, researchers analyse flashes of some of the highest-energy light found on Earth...

Apr 29 2017, 3:48pm CDT

Cassini Spacecraft Captures Close-up View of a Propeller in Saturn’s Outermost Ring

Cassini Spacecraft Captures Close-up View of a Propeller in Saturn’s Outermost Ring

This is the closest view of the propeller "Earhart" obtained yet...

Apr 1 2017, 4:45pm CDT

NASA's Curiosity Rover Captures Sand Moving on Mars

NASA's Curiosity Rover Captures Sand Moving on Mars

NASA captured dust moving over Martian surface...

Mar 1 2017, 3:54am CST

NASA's OSIRIS-REx Captures First Closer Image of Jupiter

NASA's OSIRIS-REx Captures First Closer Image of Jupiter

Jupiter Captured by NASA's OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft's MapCam instrument during optical navigation testing for the missio...

Feb 16 2017, 4:37am CST

Hubble Captures The Archer of Sagittarius

Hubble Captures The Archer of Sagittarius

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope captured the stars of Sagittarius...

Feb 14 2017, 11:39am CST

NASA Captures Images of Asteroid that Resembles Dungeons and Dragons Dice

NASA Captures Images of Asteroid that Resembles Dungeons and Dragons Dice

The asteroid designated 2017 BQ6 safely flew past Earth on Feb. 6...

Feb 13 2017, 6:58am CST

Astronaut Captures Mysterious Blue Jets of Electricity

Astronaut Captures Mysterious Blue Jets of Electricity

Mysterious blue jets of a strange type of lightning were captured on video camera by an astronaut aboard the ISS....

Feb 10 2017, 7:16am CST

Hubble Telescope Captures Rotten Egg Star Death in Calabash Nebula

Hubble Telescope Captures Rotten Egg Star Death in Calabash Nebula

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Captured Mysterious Nebula with Hubble and Named it Rotten Egg....

Feb 9 2017, 6:30am CST

NASA's Terra Satellite Captures Alaska's Bogoslof Volcano Eruption in Wrapped White

NASA's Terra Satellite Captures Alaska's Bogoslof Volcano Eruption in Wrapped White

MODIS an instrument in NASA's satellite Terra captured Alaskan Volcanic Eruption Wrapped in White...

Jan 21 2017, 1:57am CST

Samsung Captures the Mechanical Energy of Slow Motion

Samsung Captures the Mechanical Energy of Slow Motion

A new technique has been invented that catches the energy of slow motion action sequences....

Dec 23 2016, 4:09pm CST

Cassini Captures Titan's Mystery Clouds and Saturn's Moon Pandora

Cassini Captures Titan's Mystery Clouds and Saturn's Moon Pandora

Cassini, NASA’s spacecraft recently took high resolution pictures of Saturn's moon Titan's mystery clouds and Saturn&...

Dec 23 2016, 3:44pm CST

NASA's Juno Probe Captures Jupiter Pearl

NASA's Juno Probe Captures Jupiter Pearl

In its latest close flyby of Jupiter, NASA's Juno spacecraft captured the seventh of eight features forming a ‘string of pear...

Dec 14 2016, 12:56am CST

Biocompatible Ferroelectret Nanogenerator (FENG) Captures Energy from Human Motion

Biocompatible Ferroelectret Nanogenerator (FENG) Captures Energy from Human Motion

You may soon be able to charge cell phones and power Bluetooth headsets with the swipe of a finger as scientists have develope...

Dec 11 2016, 8:45am CST

Photographer Captures Rare White Rainbow Over Scottish Highlands

Photographer Captures Rare White Rainbow Over Scottish Highlands

The image of the colorless rainbow was captured over Rannoch Moor in western Scotland...

Nov 24 2016, 12:53pm CST

Kepler Spacecraft Captures a Wide Angle View of Comet 67P Before Rosetta's Crash Landing

NASA's Kepler Spacecraft Captures a Unique View of Comet 67P Before Rosetta's Crash Landing

The 'Big Picture' taken by Kepler provides more insight into the comet 67/P...

Oct 10 2016, 1:56am CDT

NASA’s Spitzer Telescope Captures Nebulae that Look Like Star Trek's Starship USS Enterprise

NASA’s Spitzer Telescope Spots Nebulae that Look Like Star Trek's Starship USS Enterprise

NASA release the image of 'Enterprise' nebulae on the 50th anniversary of Star Trek...

Sep 11 2016, 3:34am CDT

NASA Observatory Captures Rare Ring of Fire Eclipse

NASA Observatory Captures Rare Ring of Fire Eclipse

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, has captured the stunning moments of a rare "ring of fire" double eclipse when both...

Sep 4 2016, 1:53am CDT

NASA Captures Amazing Footage of Three Hurricanes

NASA Captures Amazing Footage of Three Hurricanes from Space

International Space Station makes stunning time-lapse video as it flies over three active hurricanes in one day...

Sep 1 2016, 3:07am CDT

Rosetta Captures Dramatic Outburst from Comet 67/P’s Surface

Rosetta Captures Dramatic Outburst from Comet 67/P’s Surface

The outburst was likely caused by landslide in the region of comet known as Atum...

Aug 27 2016, 1:44am CDT

NASA Captures Rocket Propulsion Test With New HDR Stereo X Camera

NASA Captures Rocket Propulsion Test With New HDR Stereo X Camera

NASA recently performed a booster test of the SLS with its new HDR camera thereby recording each tiny detail with precision and...

Aug 9 2016, 4:49am CDT

NASA Captures a Comet’s Fiery Death Plunge into the Sun

NASA Captures a Comet’s Fiery Death Plunge into the Sun

The sungrazer comet is hurtling towards sun at a staggering speed of 1 million miles per hour and will ultimately be destroyed...

Aug 5 2016, 10:53pm CDT

NASA Captures Solar Material Bursting Out from the Sun

NASA Captures Solar Material Bursting Out from the Sun

Newly released NASA SDO video shows 'plasma dance' controlled by complex magnetic forces above the Sun....

Jul 25 2016, 5:40am CDT

Underwater Microscope Captures Never-Before-Seen View of a Coral's Life

Underwater Microscope Captures Never-Before-Seen View of a Coral's Life

Researchers have taken close-up pictures of coral with a special new underwater microscope....

Jul 13 2016, 5:31am CDT

Pilot Captures Stunning Thunderstorm from 37,000 Feet Above Pacific Ocean

Pilot Captures Stunning Thunderstorm from 37,000 Feet Above Pacific Ocean

The spectacular image of the storm was taken from the cockpit of an airplane in near darkness and during a bumpy ride....

Jul 12 2016, 7:32am CDT

NASA Captures Rare View of Moon ‘Photobombing’ the Earth

NASA Captures Rare View of Moon ‘Photobombing’ the Earth

In the image, the Moon is seen moving across the face of sunlit Earth. For the second time in a year, the NASA camera aboard th...

Jul 12 2016, 4:07am CDT

Hubble Captures 'Beating Heart' of the Crab Nebula

Hubble Captures 'Beating Heart' of the Crab Nebula

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope peers deep into the core of one of most historic and extensively studied remnants of a super...

Jul 11 2016, 2:23am CDT

Hubble Telescope Captures Vivid Auroras in Jupiter's Atmosphere

Hubble Telescope Captures Vivid Auroras in Jupiter's Atmosphere

These observations are supported by the measurements of Juno spacecraft which is about to arrive at Jupiter....

Jul 2 2016, 7:04am CDT

Hubble Captures Fireworks in Skyrocket Galaxy Kiso 5639

Hubble Captures Fireworks in Skyrocket Galaxy Kiso 5639

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured a spectacular fireworks display in a small, nearby galaxy, which resembles a skyroc...

Jun 30 2016, 12:54am CDT