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Hubble Ultra Deep Field Video Simulates New Galaxies

If anyone's got a more beautiful and humbling video than this one, please share it. This narrated 4-minute clip shows what the Hubble Telescope revealed when pointed at a part of the sky that seemed utterly empty. But instead of blackness, astronomers found thousands of galaxies, each with hundreds of billions of stars - and a new simulation shows what those newly discovered galaxies look like.

If anyone's got a more beautiful and humbling video than this one, please share it. This narrated 4-minute clip shows what the Hubble Telescope revealed when pointed at a part of the sky that seemed utterly empty. But instead of blackness, astronomers found thousands of galaxies, each with hundreds of billions of stars - and a new simulation shows what those newly discovered galaxies look like.As you approach the end of a week that likely included some intense work on some big, complex, and daunting projects, sit back for a second and take a look at something that will probably alter your concept of big, complex, and daunting. The video is here, and don't forget to breathe.

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