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New Project Blue space telescope to image exoplanets in Alpha Centauri

New Project Blue space telescope to image exoplanets in Alpha Centauri Now a just-announced collaboration called Project Blue has been founded to launch a lightweight, low-overhead space telescope, to look at the two largest stars in that system, Alpha Centauri A and B.The idea is that the Project Blue telescope would directly image any orbiting planets within the stars’ habitable zones.

New space pics show off the greatest kitten toe beans in all the universe

New space pics show off the greatest kitten toe beans in all the universe The European Southern Observatory (ESO) proves once and for all that cats and space belong together, releasing a new image that showcases some glorious cat toe beans in space.The Cat's Paw Nebula (as it's legit called) was first viewed by UK scientist John Herschel in 1837, according to the ESO.