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Latest Herschel Space Observatory Stories

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2011-09-13 09:46:39

ESA's Herschel infrared space observatory has discovered that galaxies do not need to collide with each other to drive vigorous star birth.

2011-08-01 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Herschel Space Observatory's large telescope and state-of-the-art infrared detectors have provided the first confirmed finding of oxygen molecules in space.

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2011-08-01 10:30:00

The Herschel Space Observatory's large telescope and state-of-the-art infrared detectors have provided the first confirmed finding of oxygen molecules in space.

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2011-07-20 10:21:36

New observations from the Herschel Space Observatory show a bizarre, twisted ring of dense gas at the center of our Milky Way galaxy.

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2011-07-08 07:06:09

ESA's Herschel Space Observatory has detected cosmic dust from a supernova, adding to the theory that these cosmic fireworks are responsible for its creation.

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2011-06-01 11:00:00

All space missions have one inescapable dependency: the electricity flowing through their systems to keep them alive.

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2011-05-09 08:45:00

ESA’s Herschel infrared space observatory has detected raging winds of molecular gas streaming away from galaxies.

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2011-04-19 09:09:22

Technology developed for space missions to study the most distant objects in the Universe is now finding a host of practical applications back on Earth.

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2011-04-13 11:50:00

ESA’s Herschel space observatory has revealed that nearby interstellar clouds contain networks of tangled gaseous filaments.

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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