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Europe's Planck telescope retires

The deep-space Planck telescope was switched off Wednesday after a successful 4.5-year mission that revealed our Universe to be 80 million years older than previously thought, the European Space Agency said.

dateOct 23, 2013 in Astronomy
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Europe's Planck telescope set for retirement

The deep-space Planck telescope will retire this week after a successful four-year mission that revealed our Universe to be 80 million years older than previously thought, the European Space Agency said as it prepared Monday ...

dateOct 22, 2013 in Space Exploration
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