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Space telescope spots asteroid fly-by

Space telescope spots asteroid fly-by

NASA’s Swift satellite spotted asteroid 2005 YU55 as it buzzed past Earth on Wednesday.

Artist's impression of a star being eaten by a black hole

Black hole eats a star

High-energy flash in distant galaxy was a star’s death throes, say astronomers.

Artist's impression of a collision with an asteroid

Rocky horror show in deep space

Innocent asteroid gets an unwelcome visitor who leaves the place in a mess.

Crab Nebula

Crab’s candle starts to flicker

Famous nebula’s steady nature thrown into doubt through new X-ray observations.

Gamma-ray burst GRB100621A

Blast blinds telescope

Huge X-ray blast from deep space briefly blinded NASA’s Swift observatory