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From Hubble: "Hubble's Look at an Extragalactic Peculiarity"


May 22, 2015
Karl Hille


This galaxy goes by the name of ESO 162-17 and is located about 40 million light-years away in the constellation of Carina. 315 more words

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From Hubble: "Hubble Revisits Tangled NGC 6240"


May 22, 2015
Ashley Morrow

Image credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration, and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University)

Not all galaxies are neatly shaped, as this new NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image of… 322 more words

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From NASA: "Coronal Loops Over a Sunspot Group"


May 22, 2015
Sarah Loff

Image Credit: NASA SDO

The Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA) instrument aboard NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) images the solar atmosphere in multiple wavelengths to link changes in the surface to interior changes. 377 more words

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From BNL: "Brookhaven Lab's Accelerator Test Facility Named a DOE Office of Science User Facility" Exciting News

Brookhaven Lab

May 19, 2015
Justin Eure

New designation of Brookhaven National Laboratory’s ATF coincides with major facility upgrades and expansions to accommodate the growing demand of users from industry and academia… 1,131 more words

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From ANU: "Supernova ignition surprises scientists"

Australian National University

21 May 2015
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NEWS from the Australian Gemini Office! ANU astronomer Dr Brad Tucker and his team used the Kepler Space Telescope together with the… 519 more words

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