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The National Science Foundation (NSF), an independent US government agency responsible to promote science and engineering - is looking for partners to take over its share of operations for 10 telescopes.
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MIT scientists have developed a new technique to measure the mass of exoplanets, which can help determine if any of these far-off worlds are habitable.
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An asteroid the size of a city block, will make its closest approach to Earth on Saturday, March 9th, less than 7 days after it was discovered, it has been revealed.
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The combined power of NASA’s Spitzer and Hubble Space Telescopes, as well as a cosmic magnification effect, has lead to the discovery of what could be considered as the most distant galaxy ever seen.
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Observations from two of European Space Agency’s space telescopes have been combined to create a multi-wavelength view of violent events taking place within the giant galaxy Centaurus A.
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