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    In this artist's conception, dark energy is represented by the purple grid above, and gravity by the green grid below

    NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer Helps Confirm Nature of Dark Energy
    05.19.11 -- A five-year survey of 200,000 galaxies, stretching back seven billion years in cosmic time, has led to one of the best independent confirmations that dark energy is driving our universe apart at accelerating speeds.
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Planets Under a Red Sun

Planets Under a Red Sun

This artist's concept illustrates a young, red dwarf star surrounded by three planets. Such stars are dimmer and smaller than yellow stars like our sun, which makes them ideal targets for astronomers ...

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Ultraviolet Ring Around the Galaxies

Rings and arcs of ultraviolet light around a selection of galaxies imaged by Hubble

Astronomers have found unexpected rings and arcs of ultraviolet light around a selection of galaxies, four of which are shown here as viewed by NASA's and the European Space Agency's Hubble Space ...

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Now You See a Tail, Now You Don't

A star-studded tail in a galaxy called IC 3418

NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer found a tail behind a galaxy called IC 3418. The star-studded tail can be seen on the left, as detected by the space telescope in ultraviolet light. The tail has ...

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