Pareidolia is the psychological phenomenon where people see recognizable shapes in clouds or otherwise unrelated objects.
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NEOWISE Spots a Comet That Looked Like an Asteroid
Comet C/2013 UQ4 (Catalina) was originally thought to be an asteroid, but observations by NASA's NEOWISE spacecraft indicate that it's a comet.
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NASA's Spitzer, WISE Find Sun's Close, Cold Neighbor
NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) and Spitzer Space Telescope have discovered what appears to be the coldest "brown dwarf" known.
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The Search for Seeds of Black Holes
How does one grow supermassive black holes? A new study using data from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) has turned up what might be their seeds.
Read more (March 26, 2014)