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Astronomy

Mt. Wilson Observatory escapes serious damage

Los Angeles Times
4 September 2009

The historic Mt. Wilson Observatory, site of some of the greatest astronomical discoveries of the 20th century, appears to have escaped serious damage from the Station fire, but scientists working on the mountain say the blaze still managed to take a toll on the ongoing research there.

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