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The Extended Beauty Of Photosynthesis

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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope reveals a cluster of more than half a million stars in the Milky Way galaxy using infrared vision. NASA, ESA and Hubble Heritage Team hide caption

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NASA, ESA and Hubble Heritage Team

Astronaut Reid Wiseman captured this image from the International Space Station and posted it on Sept. 28, 2014, writing: "The Milky Way steals the show from Sahara sands that make the Earth glow orange," according to NASA's website. Reid Wiseman/NASA hide caption

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Part of the Linac 4 booster at CERN, as seen on May 9 in Meyrin, near Geneva. The booster will allow the LHC to reach higher luminosity in the next few years. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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