NOIRLab: DESI at Kitt Peak Has Mapped More Galaxies Than All Previous 3D Surveys Combined

NOIRLab: DESI at Kitt Peak Has Mapped More Galaxies Than All Previous 3D Surveys Combined

The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) has cataloged more galaxies than all other previous three-dimensional redshift surveys combined, measuring 7.5 million galaxies in only seven months since beginning science operations. The US Department of Energy's ...
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NSO: Researchers Observe Massive CME on Distant, Sun-Like Star

NSO: Researchers Observe Massive CME on Distant, Sun-Like Star

EK Draconis illuminates an unimagined picture of how superflares may affect interplanetary space through coronal mass ejection ...
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Webb Begins its Journey on ESA’s Ariane 5 Rocket!

Webb Begins its Journey on ESA’s Ariane 5 Rocket!

Today, the James Webb Space Telescope successfully blasted off from the European Space Agency’s launch site in Kourou, French Guiana and started the month-long journey to its new home, 1 million miles from Earth ...
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NOIRLab: Largest Collection of Free-Floating Planets Found in the Milky Way

NOIRLab: Largest Collection of Free-Floating Planets Found in the Milky Way

Using observations and archival data from several of NSF's NOIRLab’s observatories, together with observations from telescopes around the world and in orbit, astronomers have discovered at least 70 new free-floating planets — planets that wander ...
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NOIRLab: Precise Insights into the Supermassive Black Hole in the Milky Way’s Heart

NOIRLab: Precise Insights into the Supermassive Black Hole in the Milky Way’s Heart

Astronomers have made the most precise measurements yet of the motions of stars around the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way. These results, obtained with the help of the Gemini North ...
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Outer Planets Grand Tour

STScI: Hubble’s Grand Tour of the Outer Solar System

From its vantage point high above Earth's atmosphere, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has completed this year's grand tour of the outer solar system – returning crisp images that complement current and past observations from interplanetary ...
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