Top 10 Strangest Things in Space
There are a lot of strange things in space. We highlight the top ten strangest things found in space – including dark matter, exoplanets, galactic cannibalism and quasars – at SPACE.com.
35 Weird Traits Your Characters May Have
Read 'weird' as 'unique'--the type of trait that grabs a reader's attention and shakes it like a dog with a pillow. I'm constantly looking for these so the characters in my novels are memorable and the reader is excited to follow their journeys. Here's a list I've culled from people I know, books I've read,…
Hubble reveals the Ring Nebula's true shape
New observations by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope of the glowing gas shroud around an old, dying, sun-like star reveal a new twist.
Dark matter: How does it explain a star's speed? - Don Lincoln
All the stars in a spiral galaxy rotate around a center -- but to astronomers, the speed that each star travels wasn't making sense. Why didn't stars slow down toward the edges as expected? Don Lincoln explains how a mysterious force called dark matter is (possibly) the answer -- and why the search