Milkyway

10.23.15
This 46-gigapixel image is the biggest map of space ever made
10.23.15

This 46-gigapixel image is the biggest map of space ever made

Astronomers at Germany's Ruhr-Universitat Bochum have unveiled the largest space map ever compiled...

By A. Tarantola,   10.23.15
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03.16.15
The Milky Way galaxy is full of ripples (and larger than you think)
03.16.15

The Milky Way galaxy is full of ripples (and larger than you think)

When you picture the Milky Way galaxy, you probably imagine a relatively flat disc. Well, you may...

By J. Fingas,   03.16.15
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03.26.14
NASA captures over half the galaxy's stars in new infrared panorama
03.26.14

NASA captures over half the galaxy's stars in new infrared panorama

Keeping a steady hand when snapping panoramic pictures is a valuable skill, but NASA's upstaged yo...

By A. Santos,   03.26.14
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10.27.12
9-gigapixel image of the Milky Way reminds us just how small we truly are
10.27.12

9-gigapixel image of the Milky Way reminds us just how small we truly are

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but this just leaves us speechless. Pictured above i...

By M. Hearn,   10.27.12
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06.01.12
Hubble reveals unavoidable collision between our galaxy and Andromeda
06.01.12

Hubble reveals unavoidable collision between our galaxy and Andromeda

The Hubble team over at NASA has confirmed what it's suspected for a while: that our galaxy is des...

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07.10.11
European Space Agency creates one billion pixel camera, calls her GAIA
07.10.11

European Space Agency creates one billion pixel camera, calls her GAIA

When we hear the name GAIA, our memory automatically zooms back to the Whoopi Goldberg-voiced Mot...

By J. Volpe,   07.10.11
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04.18.07
Ask TUAW: middle button paste, screen lock, previewing pictures, Mac 101 questions
04.18.07

Ask TUAW: middle button paste, screen lock, previewing pictures, Mac 101 questions

Last week happened to be the start of our Mac 101 series and we had a lot of questions posted in the...

By Mat Lu,   04.18.07
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