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A pinwheel in many colors

( -- This image of the Pinwheel Galaxy, or also known as M101, combines data in the infrared, visible, ultraviolet and X-rays from four of NASA's space-based telescopes. This multi-spectral view shows that both young ...

dateMay 25, 2012 in Astronomy
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Airborne imaging could revolutionise agriculture

An airborne camera capable of photographing the condition of certain crops over many acres of land could provide agriculturalists with the information they need to improve production. This is because, instead of simply recording ...

dateSep 10, 2013 in Engineering
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Portraits of moons captured by Cassini

( -- NASA's Cassini spacecraft successfully completed its closest-ever pass over Saturn's moon Dione on Monday, Dec. 12, slaloming its way through the Saturn system on its way to tomorrow's close flyby of Titan. ...

dateDec 13, 2011 in Space Exploration
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An Intergalactic Weather Map

( -- This composite image shows an intergalactic "weather map" around the elliptical galaxy NGC 5813, the dominant central galaxy in a galaxy group located about 105 million light years away from Earth.

dateDec 08, 2010 in Astronomy
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Image: The Heart of a Rose

( -- This composite image shows the Rosette star formation region, located about 5,000 light years from Earth.

dateSep 08, 2010 in Astronomy
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