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06.10.16
A third of the world can no longer see the Milky Way
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A third of the world can no longer see the Milky Way

Thanks to light pollution, one in three of us can’t see the galaxy anymore.

By C. Low,   06.10.16
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05.06.15
Researchers find new 'most distant' galaxy in the universe
05.06.15

Researchers find new 'most distant' galaxy in the universe

Peering through the voids of space is a lot like time travelling: the deeper we gaze into a seemin...

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09.05.14
Our entire Milky Way galaxy is just a dot in this supercluster
09.05.14

Our entire Milky Way galaxy is just a dot in this supercluster

Ready to feel small? Our sun is just one of 300 billion stars in the Milky Way galaxy, which itsel...

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10.27.12
9-gigapixel image of the Milky Way reminds us just how small we truly are
10.27.12

9-gigapixel image of the Milky Way reminds us just how small we truly are

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but this just leaves us speechless. Pictured above i...

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06.01.12
Hubble reveals unavoidable collision between our galaxy and Andromeda
06.01.12

Hubble reveals unavoidable collision between our galaxy and Andromeda

The Hubble team over at NASA has confirmed what it's suspected for a while: that our galaxy is des...

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07.10.11
European Space Agency creates one billion pixel camera, calls her GAIA
07.10.11

European Space Agency creates one billion pixel camera, calls her GAIA

When we hear the name GAIA, our memory automatically zooms back to the Whoopi Goldberg-voiced Mot...

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