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Probing the heart and soul of star formation

Orbiting infrared observatory snaps pics of nebulae, asteroids, comets and dead stars

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12:08pm, May 24, 2010

MIAMI — A new orbiting observatory has captured the Heart and Soul of its mission.

Less than six months after being launched, NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, has recorded two giant bubbles of gas

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