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Cosmic Log: Tour a dwarf galaxy

Science editor Alan Boyle's Weblog: See the sights in your neighboring dwarf galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud, courtesy of a very large telescope in Chile.

Infrared portrait traces the life cycle of stars

Recycled piles of stardust – and the stars that suck them up and spit them out — have been revealed in a new image of a dwarf galaxy near our own Milky Way. Full story

Strange shapes seen in Milky Way’s neighbor

A stunning new image of one of the Milky Way's nearest galactic neighbors, Barnard's Galaxy, reveals rich star formation and curiously-shaped nebulas. Full story

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