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Our Understanding of the Universe MAXI-mized By The International Space Station
2014-01-16 08:31:10

MAXI, along with other sky watching instruments, such as Swift, collect data that help researchers discover, study and understand the physics behind the powerful lifecycle of our universe.

Integral Space Observatory Celebrates Ten Years
2012-10-15 10:06:45

This week, ESA’s Integral space observatory celebrates ten years since launch on 17 October 2002.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.