The Nebula LHA 120 N44 Surrounding the Star Cluster NGC 1929

The nebula is around the star cluster NGC 1929, which lies within the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small satellite galaxy of our own Milky Way. The image that show one such region, which surrounds the star cluster NGC 1929, was taken by using the European Southern Observatory’s Very LargeTelescope, located at the Paranal Observatory in Chile’s Atacama Desert.The NGC 1929 star cluster contains hot young stars that are emitting intense ultraviolet light and causing the gas to glow.

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Pluto’s New Fourth Moon

With the help of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope astronomers discovered a fourth moon orbiting the icy dwarf planet Pluto. The tiny, new satellite, temporarily designated P4, was uncovered in a Hubble survey searching for rings around the dwarf planet. The new moon is the smallest discovered around Pluto

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Twisted Ring of Dense Gas at the Center of Our Galaxy

New observations from the Herschel Space Observatory show a fantastic, twisted ring of dense gas at the center of our Milky Way galaxy. Alberto Noriega-Crespo of NASA’s Infrared Processing and Analysis Center at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena say that they have looked at this region at the center of the Milky Way many times before in the infrared, but when they looked at the high-resolution images using Herschel’s sub-millimeter wavelengths, the presence of a ring is quite clear.

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Robot With Emotions

Researchers at the Wroclaw University of Technology in Poland have been working on a robot called Emys (Emotive head system). They could come up with a pretty impressive machine. With the use of sensors and programmed emotions, the robot can learn to recognize different situations and react accordingly. Emys is part of the LIREC Project, which is a European research project.

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