During the past decade, astrochemists have found that DNA molecules, the fundamental building blocks of life, find their origins not on Earth, but in the Cosmos. They are the languange of the Universe --the information they inherited comes from the...
NASA has captured a stunning new image of the so-called "Pillars of Creation," one of the space agency's most iconic discoveries. The giant columns of cold gas, in a small region of the Eagle Nebula, were popularized by a similar image taken by the Hubble Space Telescope in 1995. Click through to see other wonders of the universe.
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This is a Hubble image of the Crab Nebula — a beautiful look at what remains after a star explodes and goes supernova. In 1998, both teams announced that the expansion rate was accelerating. This discovery led to the 2012 Physics Nobel Prize. Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/hubble-images-show-universes-secrets-2014-10?op=1#ixzz3Ip78ihQL
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