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Skyfire: The impending birth of our supergalaxy
The Andromeda Galaxy is on a collision course with the Milky Way. What effects will this cosmic crash have on future astronomers?
Although the Milky Way’s scheduled collision with the Andromeda Galaxy in a few billion years may be the most spectacular galaxy smash-up on our horizon, it’s not the only cosmic crash astronomers have studied. Watch these computer simulations for a taste of what gravity can fashion.
What string theory tells us about the universe
A universe with 10 dimensions forms the backbone of a grand theory that describes astronomers’ observations. The race is on to prove it.
The reluctant astronomer
A brilliant chemist and mathematician, John Herschel could have chosen many careers. Instead, he took up the “sacred duty” started by his father.
The life and times of Al Nagler
For 36 years, the man behind Tele Vue Optics has been a force in amateur astronomy.
Bernhard Hubls unusual universe
Often-overlooked galaxy groups, star clusters, and dark nebulae showcase this skyshooter’s best work.
Shoot easier with the Nightscape CCD camera
This Celestron camera offers the bells and whistles of more expensive models.
Bob Berman’s Strange Universe
Stephen James O’Meara’s Secret Sky
Glenn Chaples Observing Basics
Tony Hallas Cosmic Imaging
Erika Rixs Astro Sketching
The Sky this Month
StarDome and Path of the Planets
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