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Sun Sets Behind BICEP2
The sun sets behind BICEP2 (in the foreground) and the South Pole Telescope (in the background) in this stunning space wallpaper. (Image credit: Steffen Richter (Harvard University))

The sun sets behind BICEP2 (in the foreground) and the South Pole Telescope (in the background) in this stunning space wallpaper. [Full Story]

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