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R136 observed with WFC3

Monster stars

Hubble has identified dozens of very massive stars in a stellar cluster, including nine over 100 times more massive than the Sun To source

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Yuma chequerboard

Earth observation image of the week: a Sentinel-2A image of Yuma in the US, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme To source

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Burning like the Sun

Engineers building parts of a new type of power plant for generating green energy with nuclear fusion are using their expertise from building rockets like Europe’s Ariane 5 to create the super-strong structures to cope with conditions similar to those inside the Sun. To source

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Inspiring the future

ESRIN’s Open Days 2016 gave 2000 schoolchildren an opportunity to learn more about ESA’s Centre for Earth Observation To source

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