Your direct connection with the stars and all of the space in between them.
October 29, 2013 Carl Sagan, an astronomer with the soul of a poet, liked to remind us that we were all made of "star stuff." It was, without a doubt, one of his most beautiful images. Astrophysicist Adam Frank says it's not just an abstract concept; you can reach out and feel it in the space dirt covering your ride.
Enjoy it while you can: the spectacular star-forming Carina Nebula has been captured in great detail by the VLT Survey Telescope at the ESO's Paranal Observatory.
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December 12, 2012 Our universe is fading away, at least when it comes to how many stars are being made. Its age of splendor long gone, we take solace in knowing that we are here to witness what remains.
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