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Basic Space

Space eye candy: Cool cosmic dust and a bright Orion nebula

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This patch of sky holds some of the youngest stars ever found. The ribbon that runs through the centre of the image is made up of dust clouds in the constellation Orion, which holds one of the busiest nearby stellar nurseries. The composite image includes both infrared light at wavelengths too long for the human [...]

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Observations

Infrared Cameras Debut in Baseball Telecast for World Series [Video]

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With one out in the top of the ninth inning of last night’s World Series game 1, Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre stepped to the plate. Down by one run with an elite power hitter at bat, Texas looked for a moment to have a chance of getting back into the game. That chance [...]

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Symbiartic

Science Art History: Glints in the Ghent

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It’s been a quieter than usual month here on Symbiartic, but rest assured, both Kalliopi and myself have more fascinating images and stories from the intersection of science and art to share. Today I’d like to kick off a new series of posts about science and fine art history by looking at one of the [...]

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