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A loop of plasma four times the size of the Earth erupts from the Sun. | 32 Mesmerising GIFs That Will Make You Fall In Love With Science

A Loop of Plasma Four Time the Size of the Earth Erupts From the Sun. 32 Mesmerising GIFs That Will Make You Fall In Love With Science.

Credit:  J Hughes (Rutgers University) and Hubble Heritage team/CXC/SAO/Nasa/ESA A supernova remnant 170,000 light years away in one of the Milky Way's galactic neighbours. This image, taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, shows ambient gas being shocked by the expanding blast wave from the exploding star

Supernova waves and the dunes of Mars – in pictures

Supernova remnant light years away in one of the Milky Way's galactic neighbours. This image, taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, shows ambient gas being shocked by the expanding blast wave from the exploding star

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