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2009-11-24 15:54:48

Access to data from the ESA-NASA SOHO mission has just become easier with the launch of a new SOHO science archive with enhanced capabilities for searching and visualizing the vast SOHO data archive.

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2008-04-01 10:10:00

The multi-wavelength sky is set to clear as the world’s most powerful astronomical virtual observatory opens. The AstroGrid service provides the UK astronomy community unparalleled access to the wide range of multi-wavelength observations of our sky.

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2007-03-27 17:05:00

A unique collaboration created by Harvard has brought together astronomers, medical imaging specialists, and software engineers to adapt medical imaging software to create 3-D views of astronomical bodies.

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2004-12-15 08:15:00

The first working version of a "one-stop shopping" service for solar data is now on line, giving scientists a much easier way to search for data on specific solar phenomena and even to confirm the results of earlier research.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.