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Best Space Photos of the Week – Nov. 15, 2015

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The exhibit, titled "Rebel, Jedi, Princess, Queen: Star Wars and the Power of Costume," features items from every corner of that galaxy far, far away, ranging from Boba Fett's banged-up armor to many of Queen Amidala's ornate gowns. The exhibit is currently on display at the Discovery Times Square museum. [Read the full story.]

Construction of Giant Next-Generation Telescope Begins in Chile

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A star-studded groundbreaking ceremony here in the Chilean Andes this evening (Nov. 11) — attended by Chilean President Michelle Bachelet and other dignitaries — officially ushered the $1 billion Giant Magellan Telescope into the construction phase. [Read the full story.]

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