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Video: Silicon pore optics stacks

ESA doesn't do routine. Nowhere is this more true than for Science, where the goal of each new mission is to observe the universe in novel ways. New technologies are required to make such missions possible, many years in ...

dateDec 22, 2016 in Space Exploration
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NGC 6357: Cosmic 'winter' wonderland

Although there are no seasons in space, this cosmic vista invokes thoughts of a frosty winter landscape. It is, in fact, a region called NGC 6357 where radiation from hot, young stars is energizing the cooler gas in the cloud ...

dateDec 19, 2016 in Astronomy
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