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2009-07-23 12:55:00

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has imaged a wild creature of the dark -- a coiled galaxy with an eye-like object at its center.

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2009-07-20 19:20:00

Scientists have found evidence that another object has bombarded Jupiter, exactly 15 years after the first impacts by the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9.

2009-07-13 07:03:00

BOULDER, Colo., July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has completed environmental testing for NASA's Widefield Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) and has begun post-environmental performance testing.

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2009-07-01 06:35:22

An international team of researchers led by a UC Riverside astronomer has completed the largest ever survey designed to find very distant clusters of galaxies.

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2009-06-10 13:40:25

Astronomers using the infrared capability of the U.S.

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2009-06-10 15:30:30

NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, has been assembled and is undergoing final preparations for a planned Nov 1 launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

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2009-06-10 13:24:13

Astronomers have at last uncovered newborn stars at the frenzied center of our Milky Way galaxy.

2009-05-18 13:23:11

The U.S.

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2009-05-13 13:30:00

Scientists have long wondered how tiny silicate crystals, which need sizzling high temperatures to form, have found their way into frozen comets, born in the deep freeze of the solar system's outer edges.

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2009-05-06 15:05:00

The primary mission of NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope is about to end after more than five and a half years of probing the cosmos with its keen infrared eye.


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dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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