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Kepler Telescope Watch: Will the Discovery of an Earth-like Planet Be Announced By NASA Tommorrow?

Something seems to be brewing around a NASA announcement scheduled for tommorrow. Here’s Denise Chow at Space.com: NASA is expected to make an announcement Thursday on the progress of its Kepler spacecraft, which has been staring at one patch of … Continue reading

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To Boldly Go Where No Person Has Gone Before (from Your Computer)

Recently, an astronomer, using 3000 detailed photographs, reconstructed a panoramic meta-image of the Milky Way. You can now zoom upon and navigate the Milky Way in a fashion akin to using Google Earth. See the Milky Way meta-image here.

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