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Image from Universe Today. Milky Way in infrared. Image credit: COBE “This picture of the Milky Way was captured by NASA’s COBE satellite. This photograph was taken using the infrared spectrum, which allows astronomers to peer through the gas and dust that normally obscures the center of the Milky Way.” ——————————————————————————— Thinking about very big [...]

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Through the Cosmic Wind Towards Deep Space

In the L.A. Times yesterday,  there was an update on Voyager 1 which launched over 30 years ago and is getting very close to the edge of our solar system.  Not only is that amazing – but Voyager 1 has traveled further than “any human-made object ever has” !!  From Caltech, Ed Stone has been [...]

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