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An Alka-Seltzer tablet is added to a droplet of water on the International Space Station causing results that not even the scientist expected.

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It’s surprising how much stuff is up there!  You may have seen the movie WALL-E where the spacecraft passes through a ton of junk while leaving Earth’s atmosphere.  Well, it’s not that bad, yet.  :) Using the data provided by the Union of Concerned Scientists Satellite Database, visual master Michael Paukner created this great infographic [...]

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Stellar Nursery

by Mike Smith on December 16, 2009

Stunning image of a stellar nursery taken by the Hubble Space Telescope in October. Some of the blue stars are over 100 times more massive than the Sun. More information from HubbleSite.

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