The transit of Venus is one of the rarest astronomical events in our solar system. It happens in pairs every century. This awe-inspiring video shows the first of this century's pair, which happened in 2004. The next one is about to happen -- on June 5, 2012.
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The closest galaxy to our own is the majestic Andromeda galaxy, a collection of a trillion stars located a "mere" two million light years away. New research suggests that, contrary to previous estimates, this galaxy isn't much bigger than the Milky Way, and is practically our twin. This means our galaxy won't be completely devoured when the two galaxies collide in five billion years.