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Baby stars, dancing galaxies: NASA shows new cosmic views – Associated Press

This image provided by NASA on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, shows Stephan’s Quintet, a visual grouping of five galaxies captured by the Webb Telescope’s Mid-Infrared Instrument A sparkling landscape of baby stars. A foamy blue and orange view of a dying star. Five galaxies in a cosmic dance. The splendors of the universe glowed in

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Far out: NASA space telescope’s 1st cosmic view goes deep – Associated Press

Photo: This image provided by NASA on Monday, July 11, 2022, shows galaxy cluster SMACS 0723, captured by the James Webb Space Telescope Our view of the universe just expanded: The first image from NASA’s new space telescope unveiled Monday is brimming with galaxies and offers the deepest look of the cosmos ever captured. The

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ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration to Host NASA Webb Telescope’s First Images

On Tuesday July 12, NASA will unveil the first images from the new James Webb Space Telescope. With more than six times the light-gathering power of the Hubble Telescope, scientists believe the Webb telescope will deliver vivid new views of the universe and important new discoveries. Rogier Windhorst, Regents Professor with the School of Earth

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Huge underground search for mysterious dark matter begins – Associated Press

Photo: This photo provided by Sanford Underground Research Facility shows members of the LZ team in the LZ water tank after the outer detector installation in Lead, S.D In a former gold mine a mile underground, inside a titanium tank filled with a rare liquified gas, scientists have begun the search for what so far

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Black Death’s ancient origins traced to lake in Central Asia – Associated Press

Scientists in Europe say they have pinpointed the origins of the Black Death, a bacterial plague that wiped out half of the continent’s population in the 14th century. The findings counter other theories that the disease — which caused repeated outbreaks into the early 19th century and also left its mark across the Middle East

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European star survey reveals celestial treasure trove – Associated Press

Photo: This all-sky view provided by European Space Agency on Monday, June 13, 2022 shows a sample of the Milky Way stars in Gaia’s data release 3. The color indicates the stellar metallicity. Redder stars are richer in metals The European Space Agency released a trove of data Monday on almost 2 billion stars in

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