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Image: Infrared image of Saturn's rings

( —Although it may look to our eyes like other images of the rings, this infrared image of Saturn's rings was taken with a special filter that will only admit light polarized in one direction. Scientists can use ...

dateJan 22, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Image: Spitzer's Orion

( —Few cosmic vistas excite the imagination like the Orion Nebula, an immense stellar nursery some 1,500 light-years away.

dateJan 16, 2014 in Astronomy
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