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Astronomy blog

  • Unveiling Galaxies
  • 30 October 2017, Nick Glover
  • The Role of Images in Astronomical Discovery Hosting a couple of hundred billions stars, NGC 4993 is a fairly common galaxy laying at about 150 million light-years...
  • The Great American Eclipse
  • 05 September 2017, Nick Glover
  • The Great American Eclipse of August 21, 2017 NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) both place great emphasis on public engagement, giving back to the taxpayers...