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Join the 2012 Hubble's Hidden Treasures Competition Over two decades in orbit, the Hubble Space Telescope has made a huge number of observations. Every week, we publish new images on the ESA/Hubble website. But hidden in Hubble’s huge data archives are still some truly breathtaking images that have never been seen in public. We call them Hubble’s Hidden Treasures — and we’re looking for your help to bring them to light. We’re inviting the public into Hubble’s vast science archive to dig out the best unseen Hubble images. 11 podcasts that will make you a better software engineer – Sleep Easy Software These podcasts are sure to make you a better software engineer. They are in no particular order but I’ve found each one useful in their own way. I usually listen to these as I’m driving to and from work. It’s a great time to grow when you aren’t really doing anything else productive or mentally intensive at the same time. Site: Feed:

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