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A Mind-Breakingly Massive Image of 25,000 Stars Being Born

Images of deep space are serenely beautiful. So much so that it's easy to forget just how immensely violent and massive everything is out there. Over at the Bad Astronomy Blog, Phil Plait shares an incredible image of the Carina Nebula, a window into the heart of the Milky Way: Read More >>

Watch Close-Up As Millions of Tons of Gas Erupt on the Sun’s Surface

This video of an M class solar flare condenses three hours of explosion into a dramatic 1-minute video. Read More >>