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Saturn’s ‘Invisible’ Ring Is Way Bigger Than Scientists Thought

Astronomers were stunned in 2009 when they discovered a gargantuan, never-before-seen eighth ring around Saturn. The “Phoebe ring,” as it was dubbed, lies far outside the planet’s seven main ring groups and is made of dark particles that make it hard to spot except in infrared light.

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NASA Discovers A Super-Distant Galaxy That’s 300 Trillion Times Brighter Than The Sun

Talk about brilliant!

NASA says it has discovered the brightest galaxy ever seen–a super-distant collection of stars that shines with the intensity of more than 300 trillion suns.

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