Citizen Scientists Find Green Blobs in Hubble Galaxy Shots

Citizen Scientists Find Green Blobs in Hubble Galaxy Shots

Astronomers have found wisps of glowing green gas around galaxies, giving them hints about the huge black holes lurking inside.

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Photos: Astronomers Find Hundreds of Baby Galaxy Clusters

Photos: Astronomers Find Hundreds of Baby Galaxy Clusters

Astronomers have found the biggest bunch of young galaxy clusters ever, and studying them could help us understand how they get born in the first place.

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See How Diseases Spread in These Mesmerizing Graphics

See How Diseases Spread in These Mesmerizing Graphics

Scientists can visualize the spread of diseases in lots of ways. This viz treats swine flu like it’s a commuter taking a train around the world.

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