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Fraser
2009-Jan-21, 11:20 PM
Using data from the Very Large Telescope's powerful near-infrared eyes, astronomers have created a movie that takes you across 13 million light-years to galaxy NGC 253, an active galaxy filled with young, massive and dusty stellar nurseries. "We now think that these are probably very active nurseries that contain many stars bursting from their [...]

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sohh_fly
2009-Jan-22, 05:55 PM
maybe our twin's are located there.
1 heck of a long distance call.

very interesting article