This composite image shows the active galaxy NGC 1275 (Perseus A). X-ray data from the Chandra's Advanced CCD Imaging Spectrometer, radio data from NRAO's Very Large Array and optical wavelengths from Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys were combined. The Hubble has found the answer to a long-standing puzzle by seeing the details of giant but delicate filaments shaped by a strong magnetic field around NGC 1275.
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Russian soldiers stand guard as a Georgian protester shouts near the town of Igoeti, 30 miles from Tbilisi, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008. Georgian activists got into a tense argument with Russian soldiers over the military conflict with Georgia as they held a rally in the town outside the strategic city of Gori.
More Than A Pothole
Local residents look at a portion of a bridge damaged by Islamic militants using explosives in Khawaza Khela near Mingora, the main town of Pakistan's Swat Valley, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008. Pro-Taliban fighters have battled security forces in Swat in recent months, despite a peace deal between militants and the new provincial government.
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Scandinavian Airlines chief executive Mats Jansson reacts during a press conference in Madrid, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008. A Spanair jet carrying 173 people bound for the Canary Islands crashed and caught fire while trying to take off from Madrid's Barajas airport Wednesday, killing 153 people. Spanair is owned by Scandinavian Airlines.
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Cincinnati Zoo aviculture superintendent Steve Malowski holds Kyoto, a three-week old baby king penguin, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, at the zoo's nursery in Cincinnati. Kyoto, taken from its parents and placed in the zoo's nursery as standard procedure, will be living in a temperature controlled enclosure set at 55 degrees until all his down feathers come in and he is ready to be re-introduced to his family.
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A ghostly Miranda Griggs, 14, of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, walks the catwalk through a ride called "The Mysterious Black Hole" Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008, during the opening day of the North Idaho Fair and Rodeo.
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Traders work in the options pit at the New York Mercantile Exchange Thursday Aug. 21, 2008. Oil prices have rebounded after falling about $35, or nearly a quarter, from their all-time trading record of $147.27 on July 11.
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A man rides a horse in the sea at the end of a hot day in the Bulgarian seaside village of Sinemorets, east of the capital Sofia, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008.