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Was Stonehenge a temple for sun worship, a healing centre, a burial site or perhaps a huge calendar? How did our ancestors manage to carry the mighty stones from so far away and then, using only the most primitive of tools, build this amazing structure? Surrounded by mystery, Stonehenge never fails to impress. Distance from Shaftesbury to Stonehenge is 25 miles

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A galaxy not so far away: Salt Lake City photographer captures spectacular images of our own Milky Way arched over the pillars and canyons of Utah

Royce Blair photographs the Milky Way over Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming with incandescent lighting & flash. Gorgeous.

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Scientists discover planets which travel up to 30million miles per hour after coming into contact with black holes

This mosaic image of Andromeda spiral galaxy -- showing explosive stars in its interior and cooler, dusty stars forming in its many rings -- combines observations from the Herschel Space Observatory taken in infrared light (the orange hues), and the XMM-Newton telescope captured in X-rays (the blues). Andromeda is our nearest large neighbor -- located about 2.5 million light-years away and holds nearly trillion stars. Our Milky Way galaxy contains about 200 - 400 billion stars.

"The leaves are falling, falling as if from far up, as if orchards are dying high in space. Each leaf falls as if it were motioning 'no.' And tonight the heavy earth is falling away from all the other stars in the loneliness. And yet there is Someone, whose hands,infinitely calm, hold up all the falling." Rainer Maria Rilke

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A galaxy not so far away: Salt Lake City photographer captures spectacular images of our own Milky Way arched over the pillars and canyons of Utah

The Milky Way over Jackson Lake and Tetons at Grand Teton National Park on August 23, 2011 in Wyoming