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Image credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)

Incredible New Image Reveals Planetary Genesis in Astonishing Detail

While taking the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array’s new high-resolution mode for a test run, astronomers managed to snap a phenomenal photograph that far exceeded their expectations. The image shows a young star, named HL Tauri, and its planet-forming disk in astonishing detail. HL Tauri, which is less than a million […]

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