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SPEED TEST A neutrino blasted from a bright galaxy known as a blazar (illustrated) along with a flare of light reveals that neutrinos travel at roughly the speed of light.
ESA, NASA, Paolo Padovani/AVO project
SHARP EYES A new strategy at the Very Large Telescope in Chile lets the ground-based observatory take visible light images of Neptune (left) that rival those from the Hubble Space Telescope (right) in clarity.
ESO, P. Weilbacher/AIP, ESO, NASA, ESA, M.H. Wong and J. Tollefson/UC Berkeley
NEW MOON, I SAW YOU ORBIT ALONE Of 12 recently discovered Jovian moons (illustrated in bold orange, blue and green), one orbits in the opposite direction of its neighbors (arrows show orbit direction). Four moons discovered by Galileo are also shown (purple).
Roberto Molar Candanosa/Carnegie Institution for Science