Posts tagged Space
Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2016 Shortlist - Check Out These Awe-Inspiring Space Images

Space. The final frontier. It's a breathtaking juggernaut of discovery that lies just out of the reach of we normal humans. But the shortlisted entries for this year’s Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year award bring us that little bit closer.

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Researchers Create 'Galaxy Zoo 2' - An Online Archive of 300,000 Nearby Galaxies
Researchers Create 'Galaxy Zoo 2' - An Online Archive of 300,000 Nearby Galaxies

 Up until the late 2000's, pretty much all information on neighbouring galaxies was compiled by a handful of experts using the Hubble telescope and millions of dollars worth of equipment. While their input was frankly monumental, this was a largely impractical way of gathering information. It just seems like a waste for such a small number of people to have the power to provide such information.

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