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Peeking into the nursery

What would it like to see the first life evolve on Earth? Sadly, we can’t go back billions of years. In space however, things are different. The more distant the object we see, the more…


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Movie time

On the Hubble Space Telescope website there are a few movies available composed from pictures taken from Saturn. You can clearly see the shadows of the various moons projected on the rings and the planet’s…


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Eta Carina with a 130 meter telescope

Ever wanted to use a 130-meter telescope, instead of your 6, 8 or 11" amateur Newton, SCT or Dobsonian? At ESO, it’s possible. Three 8.2 meter telescopes of the four-telesope VLTI (Very Large Telescope Interferometer)…


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Hubble makes group photo

How about putting 50,000 people in one picture? Given a distance of a few kilometers, that must be possible. How about putting 50,000 galaxies in one frame? how about a dozen of million or more…