RAW VIDEO: New Deep Galaxy Observation Instrument Ready to Go
September 6, 2013
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Its mission: to track distant galaxies, young stars and black holes with unprecedented accuracy. The Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer, or MUSE, has just been completed in France, and it's now set to be installed at the Very Large Telescope in Chile.
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Curiosity's got some great new findings. We've been able to find a ... watch video
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