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Herschel Week



During the week from 18-22 September 2017 we celebrated the achievements and legacy of the Herschel Space Observatory. The series of new articles, images, and videos that were released are available below.

http://sci.esa.int/herschel-week

 

How Herschel unlocked the secrets of star formation

Surveying the sky for almost four years to observe the glow of cold cosmic dust embedded in interstellar clouds of gas, the Herschel Space Observatory has provided astronomers with an unprecedented glimpse into the stellar cradles of our Galaxy.
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The cosmic water trail uncovered by Herschel

During almost four years of observing the cosmos, the Herschel Space Observatory traced out the presence of water.
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Herschel's chronicles of galaxy evolution

Delving deep into the history of our cosmos, the Herschel Space Observatory scrutinised hundreds of thousands of star-forming galaxies, peering back in time to when the Universe was less than one billion years old.
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Science data, discoveries and people: the legacy of ESA's Herschel Space Observatory

The Herschel mission, a trailblazing space observatory that provided a unique view of our cosmos during its almost four years of operations, leaves a legacy of treasured data, thousands of scientific papers, as well as a new generation of astronomers who cut their professional teeth on this remarkable endeavour.
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Last Update: 30 November 2017

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