Nasa Detects The Light Of A 'super-earth'

NASA's Spitzer Space telescope has detected light from a planet outside the solar system that is nearly the size of Earth.

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    03/14/2017 - 3:44 am | View Link
  • These Mind-Blowing New Images From NASA Reveal The Invisible Universe
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  • NASA's Fermi Detects the Highest-Energy Light From a Solar Flare
    This image from Fermi's Large Area Telescope (LAT) shows how the entire sky looked on March 7 in the light of gamma rays with energies beyond 100 MeV. Although the Vela pulsar is the brightest continuous LAT source, it was outmatched this day by the X5.4 ...
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  • Chandra X-ray Observatory
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    03/21/2017 - 9:21 am | View Website
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  • Night Lights 2012
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    03/20/2017 - 8:56 pm | View Website
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    See the Infrared Photo Album! Pass the magic lens over the scene. You will see how the world would look if your eyes could see a different kind of light ...
    03/19/2017 - 9:44 am | View Website
  • NASA Detects "Powerful Signals from the Center of the ...
    NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has found a signal at the center of the neighboring Andromeda galaxy that could indicate the presence of the mysterious dark ...
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