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Facebook: If You Could Travel Anywhere in the Universe, Where Would You Go and Why?

If You Could Travel Anywhere in the Universe… Where Would You Go and Why? Please enjoy the inaugural Facebook Astronomy Q&A session, from the most awesome Facebook Fans in the World! If you’re interested in participating in future questions, Like our Facebook Page and stay tuned for more Astronomy Q&A sessions. I posed a question
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Best Nebulae in the Universe

tl;dr: check out our 10 Best Nebulae in the Universe Infographic. We’ve searched as far as we can see through the known Universe and haven’t found anything more beautiful than the Nebula. A nebula is a gaseous collection of interstellar dust, hydrogen, helium and other trace ionized gases. Nebulae are so large their diameters are usually measured in units
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Teeny Supermassive Black Hole: RGG 118

All About Teeny Supermassive Black Hole: RGG 188 Can you imagine looking for something 340 million light years away? That’s this many miles away: 1,998,732,626,882,426,628,489 miles Well, some Astronomers at the University of Michigan and their trusty NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and the 6.5-meter Clay Telescope in Chile were able to complete that task. These Astronomers found
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The Age of the Universe

Since the beginning of man, we’ve been asking ourselves questions about the world around us. Over time, these questions have expanded further beyond our immediate surroundings and into the vast and endless voids of space. As our understanding of the heavens deepen, we’ve become increasingly interested in knowing the age of the Universe. So How Old is
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