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Hubble's double galaxy gaze: Leda and NGC 4424

Some astronomical objects have endearing or quirky nicknames, inspired by mythology or their own appearance. Take, for example, the constellation of Orion (The Hunter), the Sombrero Galaxy, the Horsehead Nebula, or even the ...

dateMar 31, 2017 in Astronomy
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Andromeda's bright X-ray mystery solved by NuSTAR

The Milky Way's close neighbor, Andromeda, features a dominant source of high-energy X-ray emission, but its identity was mysterious until now. As reported in a new study, NASA's NuSTAR (Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array) ...

dateMar 24, 2017 in Astronomy
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Post-print customization of 3-D prints

Three-dimensional printing makes all conceivable varieties of layered, three-dimensional objects possible, a benefit appreciated by industry and private users alike. However, once an object is printed, any freedom of design ...

dateMar 06, 2017 in Engineering
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Hunting for giant planet analogs in our own backyard

There may be a large number of undetected bright, substellar objects similar to giant exoplanets in our own solar neighborhood, according to new work from a team led by Carnegie's Jonathan Gagné and including researchers ...

dateMar 01, 2017 in Astronomy
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