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This Lens Is Bigger Than Any Camera Lens Ever

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The Canon 5200mm super telephoto lens may be the world's largest camera lens, but it's no match for lenses the size of an entire galaxy, so massive that they deform the light of objects behind them. They're called gravitational lenses.

Earth Has a Second Moon, Says Astronomers

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In a research paper called "The population of natural Earth satellites", astronomers say that Earth must have a second moon at any given time. They have calculated the population of "irregular natural satellites that are temporarily captured" by Earth.

NASA Says This Is An Angel In Space

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Technically, this is a bipolar star-forming region called Sharpless 2-106. Not technically, NASA says that it "looks like a soaring, celestial snow angel." I think those image people at NASA are hitting that rocket fuel punch a little too heavily, but I like it.