NASA telescopes watch cosmic violence, mysteries unravel

NASA images from its Kepler, Hubble, Spitzer, Chandra telescopes highlight space show

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Glint of light shows lakes: NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft this week captures bright flashes of light that as beacons signaling large bodies of water on Earth. These observations give scientists a way to pick out planets beyond our solar system that are likely to have expanses of liquid, and stand a better chance of having life. One of the goals of the Deep Impact mission is to observe the Earth from far away — in this case, about 11 million miles away.

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