Never-before-seen gems from far, far away
Since its launch in 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has snapped more than a million photographs, a wealth of image data that's rarely been seen by anyone but scientists. But earlier this year, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) opened up its vast photo vault to the public, asking amateur astronomers to find gems buried in Hubble's catalogue.
After nearly 3,000 submissions, the ESO whittled down the entrants into 10 top finishers, ordering their photos from best to worst. What secret gems were hiding in Hubble's treasure chest? Click through to find out.
By 2050, Earth will likely be home to more than nine billion people. That's a lot of mouths to feed. In a special eight-month series, “The Future of Fo... More By 2050, Earth will likely be home to more than nine billion people. That's a lot of mouths to feed. In a special eight-month series, “The Future of Food,” National Geographic investigates how to meet our growing need for nourishment without harming the planet that sustains us. Join the discussion in National Geographic magazine and online at http://food.nationalgeographic.com/.
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