This is not a tornado in Namibia. Where is the flying sand? This is the shadow cast by the edge of a sand dune in Namibia. The picture was entered in the Italian National Geographic photo contest by Francesco Middei.
The Horsehead Nebula This photo of the Horsehead nebula was captured by NASA's Hubble Telescope in infrared. It's located in the constellation Orion about light years away from us. The Galaxy This massive galaxy is not much different
For the first time, researchers are seeing how white dwarf systems evolve directly confirmed in the night sky using NASA's Kepler space telescope. The star, white dwarf WD is currently destroying and disintegrating an orbiting planet bit by bit.
Atlas V Arc of Light: Rocket launched with twin Radiation Belt Storm Probes sent to explore the Van Allen Belts that surround Earth. Astrophotographer Mike Killian took this photo from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida Aug.