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Physics and Astronomy News Archive: September 2006

Image: Cydonia - the face on Mars
Cydonia - the face on Mars
Source: ESA   Posted: 9/24/06
ESA's Mars Express has obtained new images of the Cydonia region, site of the famous 'Face on Mars.'

Image: Hubble finds hundreds of young galaxies in the early Universe
Hubble finds hundreds of young galaxies in the early Universe
Source: ESA   Posted: 9/24/06
Astronomers have uncovered a gold mine of galaxies, more than 500, that existed less than a thousand million years after the Big Bang.

Image: Changes in Solar Brightness Too Weak to Explain Global Warming
Changes in Solar Brightness Too Weak to Explain Global Warming
Source: UCar   Posted: 9/24/06
Changes in the Sun's brightness over the past millennium have had only a small effect on Earth's climate, according to latest calculations.

Image: Hubble Captures a Rare Eclipse on Uranus
Hubble Captures a Rare Eclipse on Uranus
Source: Hubblesite   Posted: 9/24/06
This image is a never-before-seen astronomical alignment of a moon traversing the face of Uranus, and its accompanying shadow.



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