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The Pale Blue Dot is a very famous image that was taken by the Voyager 1 probe. The very famous picture was taken by Voyager 1 when the probe was instructed to turn its camera around at a massive 3.7 billionRead Full Article
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This is really cool and really big!!
Scientists in Australia have been working on and have revealed new images of our Milky Way galaxy from the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) telescope.
The…Read Full Article