Filigree and Shadow - Wispy tendrils of hot dust and gas glow brightly in this ultraviolet image of the Cygnus Loop Nebula, taken by NASA’s Galaxy Evolution Explorer. The nebula lies about light-years away, and is a supernova remnant, left over from
A diagram showing a timeline of the formation of the Universe from the Big Bang ± billion years ago through the "Dark Ages", formation of the earliest galaxies and stars, and the dark-energy dominated era.
Image of the Day - Gallery The ring-like swirls of dust filling the Andromeda galaxy stand out colorfully in this new image from the Herschel Space Observatory, a European Space Agency mission with important NASA participation.
The near-Earth asteroid 2011 currently has an impact probability of 1 in 625 for Feb. said Donald Yeomans, head of the Near-Earth Object Observations Program at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.