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NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope Exposes Dusty Galactic Hideouts

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How do you hide something as big and bright as a galaxy? You smother it in cosmic dust. NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope saw through such dust to uncover a hidden population of monstrously bright galaxies approximately 11 billion light-years away.

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