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Galactic Pyrotechnics on Display
2014-07-03 10:58:10

Celebrants this Fourth of July will enjoy the dazzling lights and booming shock waves from the explosions of fireworks. A similarly styled event is taking place in the galaxy Messier 106.

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2011-06-01 08:40:24

University of Michigan astronomers examined old galaxies and were surprised to discover that they are still making new stars.

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2011-01-14 08:34:51

NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer has captured a new view of two companion galaxies -- a somewhat tranquil spiral beauty and its rambunctious partner blazing with smoky star formation.

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2010-02-10 08:05:00

The Orion Nebula reveals many of its hidden secrets in a dramatic image taken by ESO’s new VISTA survey telescope.

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2009-05-20 09:45:00

Using ESO's Very Large Telescope, astronomers have succeeded in measuring the size of giant galaxy Messier 87 and were surprised to find that its outer parts have been stripped away by still unknown effects.

2009-03-09 01:00:00

PARIS, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Reminder of the facts In 2007, Messier Partners, a consulting firm, launched a legal action against Maurel & Prom claiming payment of a success fee following the sale of Congolese assets to Eni, the oil company.

2006-02-03 05:45:00

Next Friday, George will make his first appearance on the big screen as the star of the animated movie "Curious George," featuring the voices of Will Ferrell and Drew Barrymore.


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