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Dust-filled doughnuts in space

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The first images of an extragalactic object to have been captured using infrared interferometry reveal the doughnut-shaped cloud of dust that obscures the heart of a nearby active galaxy.

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Figure 1: The active galaxy NGC 1068.


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