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January 12, 2004 12:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2004-42

Mining for Cosmic Treasures

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January 12, 2004: NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has snapped an unparalleled image of a wide swath of the sky, unveiling 10,000 galaxies, which could help astronomers understand how large galaxies like our Milky Way evolved.

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Credit: NASA and the GEMS Collaboration