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The Milky Way fills the night sky over Chile's Cerro Paranal, home to the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope (VLT).
September 4, 2013 Astronomers have found younger and older twins to our sun, giving us a peek at our mother-star's past and future. Physicist Marcelo Gleiser says it's hard not to wonder what kind of life an older solar system might harbor and how similar, or different, it would be from us.
April 21, 2012 A survey of the sky fails to find signs of Dark Matter, a totally unexpected result. If the observations stand up to scrutiny, our understanding of the universe could shift significantly.
March 18, 2011 Watch a beautiful time-lapse video of the heavens by ESO Photo Ambassador Jose Francisco Salgado. The images were taken last June at the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).
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