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Casual Friday — of galaxies and penguins

Galaxies spend most of their existence in isolation, but when two of them cross paths, the result is a beautiful (from a distance) if violent spectacle… Continue reading

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Casual Friday — the Hubble Ultra Deep Field, in 3-D

A fly-through of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field image, with depth rendered from the red-shift distances of all 10,000 galaxies that it contains.

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Casual Friday — Methane on Mars!

Using the Hubble space telescope, astronomers have discovered that a number of sites on Mars have periodically emitted huge amounts of methane. Is the source biology, or just geology? Only time will tell…

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