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Space... the final frontier

Fifty years ago Captain Kirk and the crew of the starship Enterprise began their journey into space—the final frontier. Now, as the newest Star Trek film hits cinemas, the NASA/ESA Hubble space telescope is also exploring ...

dateJul 21, 2016 in Astronomy
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Image: Hubble uncovers a mysterious dwarf galaxy

The drizzle of stars scattered across this image forms a galaxy known as UGC 4879. UGC 4879 is an irregular dwarf galaxy—as the name suggests, galaxies of this type are a little smaller and messier than their cosmic cousins, ...

dateJun 13, 2016 in Astronomy
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Next time you're late to work, blame dark energy

Ever since Lemaitre and Hubble's first proposed it in the 1920s, scientists and astronomers have been aware that the universe is expanding. And from these observations, cosmological theories like the Big Bang Theory and the ...

dateMay 27, 2016 in Astronomy
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