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2011-02-16 14:13:30

The Herschel Space Observatory has revealed how much dark matter it takes to form a new galaxy bursting with stars.

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2010-11-22 06:50:00

A chance alignment of galaxies, recently observed by a space observatory, presents the perfect opportunity for studying star-forming galaxies billions of light-years away.

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2010-11-05 06:20:00

It turns out the Herschel Space Observatory has a trick up its sleeve.

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2010-05-21 07:54:48

Early data from largest astronomical telescope analyzed by UCI team.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.