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Latest Herschel Space Observatory Stories

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2010-08-19 10:20:00

Neptune will be in line with the Earth and the sun, bringing the planet a step closer to completing its first full orbit since being discovered.

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2010-07-16 08:03:38

Astronomy & Astrophysics is publishing a special feature devoted to the first science results obtained with Herschel.

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2010-06-23 11:15:00

When you ask an astronomer about the James Webb Space Telescope's orbit, they'll tell you something that sounds like it came from a science-fiction novel.

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2010-06-10 07:43:47

Yesterday in Paris, ESA’s Herschel and Planck science missions were honored by the French Association for Aeronautics and Astronautics.

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2010-05-21 07:54:48

Early data from largest astronomical telescope analyzed by UCI team.

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2010-05-11 08:40:00

ESA’s Herschel infrared space telescope has made an unexpected discovery: a hole in space.

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2010-05-06 10:39:04

Herschel's HIFI instrument was especially designed to follow the water trail in the Universe over a wide range of scales, from the Solar System out to extragalactic sources.

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2010-05-06 10:26:53

The discovery of a previously unresolved population of galaxies in the GOODS fields and the first measurements of properties of galaxies in the almost unexplored far-infrared domain are among the first exciting scientific results achieved by Herschel's PACS and SPIRE instruments.

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2010-05-06 07:40:00

The first scientific results from ESA's Herschel infrared space observatory are revealing previously hidden details of star formation.

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2010-04-12 10:55:00

Herschel’s latest image reveals the formation of previously unseen large stars, each one up to ten times the mass of our Sun.


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