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ssc2006-13

05.10.06

Spitzer Telescope Sees Trail of Comet Crumbs

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has snapped a picture of the bits and pieces making up Comet 73P/Schwassman-Wachmann 3... read more

ssc2006-12

05.09.06

Spitzer Scientist To Give Prestigious Darwin Lecture

Dr. Michael Werner, project scientist of NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, has been selected to give the Royal Astronom... read more

ssc2006-11

04.26.06

Galaxies Don Mask of Stars in New Spitzer Image

A pair of dancing galaxies appears dressed for a cosmic masquerade in a new image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. read more

ssc2006-10

04.05.06

NASA's Spitzer Finds Hints of Planet Birth Around Dead Star

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has uncovered new evidence that planets might rise up out of a dead star's ashes. read more

ssc2006-09

03.16.06

Galaxy on Fire! NASA's Spitzer Reveals Stellar Smoke

Where there's smoke, there's fire -- even in outer space. A new infrared image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope sh... read more

ssc2006-08

03.02.06

A Shocking Surprise in Stephan's Quintet

This false-color composite image of the Stephan's Quintet galaxy cluster clearly shows one of the largest shock waves... read more

ssc2006-07

02.21.06

NASA's Spitzer Makes Hot Alien World the Closest Directly Detected

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ssc2006-06

02.15.06

NASA's Spitzer Finds Violent Galaxies Smothered in 'Crushed Glass'

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has observed a rare population of colliding galaxies whose entangled hearts are wrappe... read more

ssc2006-05

02.08.06

NASA's Spitzer Uncovers Hints of Mega Solar Systems

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has identified two huge "hypergiant" stars circled by monstrous disks of what might be... read more

ssc2006-04

01.11.06

NASA's Spitzer Finds Possible Comet Dust Around Dead Star

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has spotted what may be comet dust sprinkled around the white dwarf star G29-38, which... read more

ssc2006-02

01.10.06

Spitzer Captures Our Galaxy's Bustling Center

A new infrared mosaic from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope offers a stunning view of the stellar hustle and bustle tha... read more

ssc2006-01

01.09.06

Spitzer Puts a New Spin on the Helix Nebula

The Helix Nebula (NGC 7293) is a challenging stargazing target for amateur astronomers. It is one of the closest plan... read more

ssc2006-03

01.09.06

Mystery Solved: High-Energy Fireworks Linked to Massive Star Cluster

Call it the Bermuda Triangle of our Milky Way Galaxy: a tiny patch of sky that has been known for years to be the sou... read more

ssc2005-26

12.20.05

Partial Ingredients for DNA and Protein Found Around Star

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has discovered some of life's most basic ingredients in the dust swirling around a you... read more

ssc2005-25

12.05.05

Learn About Spitzer and Its Cosmically Infrared World

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope is bringing new light -- infrared light -- to the study of our dark and mysterious uni... read more

ssc2005-24

11.15.05

Beautiful Chaos of Star Birth

Located 1,000 light-years from Earth in the constellation Perseus, a reflection nebula called NGC 1333 epitomizes the... read more

ssc2005-23

11.09.05

Spitzer Captures Cosmic Mountains of Creation

A new image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope reveals billowing mountains of dust ablaze with the fires of stellar ... read more

ssc2005-22

11.02.05

Scientists See Light that May Be from First Objects in Universe

Scientists using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope say they have detected light that may be from the earliest objects in... read more

ssc2005-21

10.20.05

NASA's Spitzer Finds Failed Stars May Succeed in Planet Business

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has spotted the very beginnings of what might become planets around the puniest of cel... read more

ssc2005-20

10.13.05

Lady in Red: Andromeda Galaxy Shines in Spitzer's Eyes

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has captured a stunning infrared view of Messier 31, the famous spiral galaxy also kno... read more

ssc2005-19

09.27.05

NASA Finds 'Big Baby' Galaxies in Newborn Universe

Two of NASA's Great Observatories, the Spitzer and Hubble Space Telescopes, have teamed up to "weigh" the stars in se... read more

ssc2005-18

09.07.05

NASA's Spitzer and Deep Impact Build Recipe for Comet Soup

When Deep Impact smashed into comet Tempel 1 on July 4, 2005, it released the ingredients of our solar system's primo... read more

ssc2005-17

08.03.05

NASA's Spitzer Finds Hidden, Hungry Black Holes

Most of the biggest black holes in the universe have been eating cosmic meals behind closed doors -- until now. read more

ssc2005-15

07.28.05

Spitzer Finds Life Components in Young Universe

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has found the ingredients for life all the way back to a time when the universe was a ... read more

ssc2005-14

06.09.05

NASA's Spitzer Captures Echo of Dead Star's Rumblings

An enormous light echo etched in the sky by a fitful dead star was spotted by the infrared eyes of NASA's Spitzer Spa... read more

ssc2005-13

06.02.05

NASA's Space Eyes Focus on Deep Impact Target

On July 4, NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft will attempt an extraordinarily daring encounter with the far-flung comet Te... read more

ssc2005-12

05.30.05

Spitzer Captures Fruits of Massive Stars' Labors

The saga of how a few monstrous stars spawned a diverse community of additional stars is told in a new image from NAS... read more

ssc2005-11

05.04.05

Hats Off to Space Day from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope

NASA salutes Space Day, observed this year on May 5, with a new dramatic image of the Sombrero galaxy. Space Day, he... read more

ssc2005-10

04.20.05

NASA's Spitzer Telescope Sees Signs of Alien Asteroid Belt

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has spotted what may be the dusty spray of asteroids banging together in a belt that o... read more

ssc2005-09

03.22.05

NASA's Spitzer Marks Beginning of New Age of Planetary Science

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has for the first time captured the light from two known planets orbiting stars other ... read more

ssc2005-08

03.01.05

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope Exposes Dusty Galactic Hideouts

How do you hide something as big and bright as a galaxy? You smother it in cosmic dust. NASA's Spitzer Space Telescop... read more

ssc2005-07

02.11.05

NASA and the Universe Send a Celestial Valentine

The candles are lit, the champagne is on ice. All you need now are flowers and a ring. This Valentine's Day, NASA's... read more

ssc2005-06

02.07.05

Astronomers Discover Beginnings of 'Mini' Solar System

Moons circle planets, and planets circle stars. Now, astronomers have learned that planets may also circle celestial ... read more

ssc2005-02

01.12.05

Spitzer Finds Stellar 'Incubators' with Massive Star Embryos

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has uncovered a hatchery for massive stars. read more

ssc2005-03

01.11.05

New Clues Found in Ongoing Mystery of Giant Galactic Blobs

Astronomers have numerous technical terms and numbering systems for describing the universe, but one type of mysterio... read more

ssc2005-04

01.11.05

Spitzer Space Telescope Reads Solar System's 'Rosetta Stone'

When our solar system was young, its biggest babies — Jupiter and Saturn — threw tantrums by the trillion. The hu... read more

ssc2005-01

01.10.05

Spitzer Sees Dusty Aftermath of Pluto-Sized Collision

Astronomers say a dusty disk swirling around the nearby star Vega is bigger than earlier thought. It was probably cau... read more

ssc2004-22

12.09.04

Spitzer and Hubble Capture Evolving Planetary Systems

Two of NASA's Great Observatories, the Spitzer Space Telescope and the Hubble Space Telescope, have provided astronom... read more

ssc2004-20

11.09.04

Spitzer Sees Ice and Warm Glows in Dark and Dusty Places

Two new results from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope released today are helping astronomers better understand how star... read more

ssc2004-19

11.05.04

First Peek at Spitzer's Legacy: Mysterious Whirlpool Galaxy

The astronomical community has received a new gift -- bundles of spruced up data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.... read more

   

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