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Tuesday: December 29, 2009

A collection of the top ten space photos of 2009 just for you.A collection of the top ten space photos of 2009 just for you.

Behold the almighty power of a Geminid meteor as it streaks across the Mojave Desert of California.  These meteors are apparently quite easy to see since they move slower and are essentially just comet leftovers. The real lesson here is that leftovers can be a good thing after all.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 3:32 PM | Tags (9) | 2009 | bestof | cosmos | natgeo | photos | planets | shuttle | space | supernova |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 29, 2009

Exploded star blast is now the most distant space object ever seen.Exploded star blast is now the most distant space object ever seen.

The star in question actually would've had to exploded about thirteen billion years ago to be visible to our telescopes. So technically, that means that this star would've exploded a long time ago in a galaxy far, far, away (golf clap).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 7:49 AM | Tags (7) | cosmos | distant | explosion | msnbc | space | star | visible |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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