The Universe's Largest Galaxies Rotted From the Inside Out 

Littered across the cosmos are massive, dead galaxies, containing roughly half the stars in the known Universe. Much about these cosmic graveyards remains a mystery, but a study published yesterday in Science study offers additional insight into their death: They rotted from the inside out. » 4/18/15 3:15pm Saturday 3:15pm

This Elevation Map Of Mars Makes The Red Planet Much More Colorful

In this brand new map of the Ares Vallis region of Mars, released by the German space agency DLR, you can see the true differences in height between the high and low parts of our neighboring planet. The highest parts, expressed in red, are about 4000 meters (2.4 miles) above the lowest parts, in blue. » 4/14/15 6:30pm 4/14/15 6:30pm

A 1990s Ballad Gets A Magic Makeover As An Epic Rock Opera Set In Space

No matter how you feel about the Backstreet Boys, it's difficult to resist this theatrical take on one of the group's biggest hits, re-imagined as "a glamanimated space opera" by Kingship. Stephen Mertens directs the animated video, below. Guitar-shaped asteroids and high-heeled space boots ahoy! » 4/12/15 1:30pm 4/12/15 1:30pm