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From Pale Red Dot: "Pale Blue Dot, Pale Red Dot, Pale Green Dot, …"

Pale Red Dot

1.14.16
Alan Boss, Carnegie Institution for Science

Even Carl Sagan would be astonished by what has transpired in the 20 years since the first reproducible evidence for a giant planet in orbit around a sun-like star was announced in October 1995. 2,892 more words

Basic Research

From ESO: "Stars are the nuclear furnaces of the Universe"


European Southern Observatory

12.27.15
No Writer Credit


Stars are the nuclear furnaces of the Universe in which chemical elements, including the building blocks of life, are synthesised and recycled: without stars there would be no life. 2,490 more words

Basic Research

From ESO: The 2016 ESO Calendar is Truly a Splendid Thing to Behold


European Southern Observatory

I just received my 2016 ESO Calendar. I love it. The graphics are just not to be believed. You can order yours at the… 245 more words

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From ESO: "Spectroscopy"


European Southern Observatory

If signs of life on another planet are ever discovered, they will be found with a spectrograph

Spectroscopy is one of an astronomer’s favourite tools to help understand the Universe. 1,057 more words

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From ESO: "Charting the Slow Death of the Universe"


European Southern Observatory

An international team of astronomers studying more than 200 000 galaxies has measured the energy generated within a large portion of space more precisely than ever before. 1,520 more words

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From ESA: "ESO and ESA Directors General sign Cooperation Agreement"


European Space Agency

24 August 2015
Richard Hook
ESO Public Information Officer
Garching bei München, Germany
Tel: +49 89 3200 6655
Cell: +49 151 1537 3591… 374 more words

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