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Space/Planetary Science

A cosmic bat in flight

ESO's Cosmic Gems Programme captures the Cosmic Bat's dusty cloudsCredit: ESO ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT has caught a glimpse of an ethereal nebula hidden away in the darkest corners of the constellation of Orion (The Hunter)…

The day the world burned

Geologic and paleontological evidence unearthed in southern Chile supports the theory that a major cosmic impact event occurred approximately 12,800 years ago When UC Santa Barbara geology professor emeritus James Kennett and colleagues…