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- (Photo: ESO / T. Kasper (AVSO)/European Southern Observatory | Date: Dec. 07, 2011)
These incredible images show scientists from the European Southern Observatory creating an "artificial star" in the sky, using the granddaddy of all lasers. Are they trying to ward off Zorg, Master of the Universe? Actually, no. Here's the explanation and the oh-so-good photos.