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IGR J17091-3624 Black hole

 When we think of black holes, we generally think of structures like the ones that were previously mentioned—enormous beasts that devour entire star systems. However, not all black holes are interstellar destroyers; some are actually rather smallish. This brings us ...

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Supernova remnant Cassiopeia A

This stunning false-color picture shows off the many sides of the supernova remnant Cassiopeia A. It is made up of images taken by three of NASA’s Great Observatories, using three different wavebands of light. Infrared data from the Spitzer Space ...

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