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Herschel Captures Cygnus-X: The Cool Swan Glowing In Flight
2012-05-11 03:05:41

Chaotic networks of dust and gas signpost the next generations of massive stars in this stunning new image of the Cygnus-X star-nursery captured by ESA’s Herschel space observatory.

Image 1 - Farthest Supermassive Black Hole Rich In Gas And Dust
2012-03-28 12:41:59

Astronomers from the U.K., France and Germany have discovered vast amounts of gas and dust in the galaxy containing the most distant supermassive black hole known to science.

Public To Get Access To Spectacular Infrared Images Of Galaxies
2012-03-27 08:22:58

For the first time, the general public will be able to browse detailed infrared images of more than 200 galaxies. The pictures, originating from data from the orbiting Spitzer Space Telescope, will be released later this year.

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2011-04-27 10:24:33

ESA’s fleet of space telescopes has captured the nearby Andromeda Galaxy, also known as M31, in different wavelengths.

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2011-03-21 08:25:00

The region around the center of our Milky Way galaxy glows colorfully in this new version of an image taken by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.

2011-02-16 12:29:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Herschel Space Observatory has revealed how much dark matter it takes to form a new galaxy bursting with stars.

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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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2010-11-05 06:20:00

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


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