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Space Oddities

LOFAR telescopes discovers thousands of new galaxies

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https://www.forbes.com/sites/jamiecartereurope/2019/02/19/new-night-sky-map-reveals-hundreds-of-thousands-unknown-galaxies-with-15-million-more-forecasted/

Fascinating! And yet another occasion to feel very, very small...

Another article, in French, says that the nature of some of the objects observed by LOFAR, is totally unknown. 

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We have to process the equivalent of ten million DVDs of data

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