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When you think of “Earth Science”, one would naturally assume that it means scientific data that involves only the planet Earth.  That assumption would be wrong.  341 more words

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From The Conversation for SKA: "The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder finally hits the big-data highway"

The Conversation


SKA/ASKAP radio telescope at the Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory (MRO) in Mid West region of Western Australia

January 15, 2017
Douglas Bock
Director of Astronomy and Space Science, CSIRO… 968 more words

Basic Research

From Hubble: "A slice of Sagittarius"

NASA/ESA Hubble Telescope

Credit: NASA/ESA Hubble

16 January 2017
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This stunning image, captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope’s Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS), shows part of the sky in the constellation of Sagittarius (The Archer). 353 more words

Basic Research

From U Nottingham: "There are at least two trillion galaxies in the universe, ten times more than previously thought"

University of Nottingham

13 Oct 2016
Lindsay Brooke
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Location: University Park

Image of the HST GOODS-South field, one of the deepest images of the sky but covering just one millionth of its total area. 990 more words

Basic Research