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What's This #4, the Big Reveal

What’s This? #4 – The big reveal!

In our latest entry in the What’s This? series, we posted a mysterious image and asked for people to guess what they were looking at. So what is this tall thing in NASA Goddard’s cleanroom? We had a lot of great guesses – a number of people guessed it was … Continue Reading →


What's This #4, the Big Reveal

What’s This? #4 – May 28, 2013

We haven’t had a What’s This? in a long time! This one is a little different than the previous ones we’ve done. Your hint is that this image is from our giant cleanroom at NASA Goddard. So check it out and try to figure out… what’s this object? Post your … Continue Reading →


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What’s This? #3 – The big reveal!

  • By Sara Mitchell
  • January 3, 2012
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Our last post of 2011 was another in our What’s This? series – we posted a mysterious image (or three, this time) and asked for people to guess what they were looking at. Our first two challenges were reasonably easy, and I think our hints helped a lot of readers … Continue Reading →


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What’s This? #3 – December 29, 2011

We’re closing out 2011 with another mysterious What’s This? contest! We’re making this one a little more challenging than the last two. Check out the three photos below and try to figure out… what’s this object? Post your guesses as comments to this post, comment on our Facebook wall, or … Continue Reading →


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What’s This? #2 – The big reveal!

  • By Sara Mitchell
  • November 7, 2011
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Last Friday, we posted this photograph and asked our followers (on the blog, Twitter, and Facebook) to tell us what they thought they were seeing in the picture. Nearly all of the guesses were actually quite close, and a couple of people got it totally right! Maybe our clue was … Continue Reading →


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What’s This? #2 – November 4, 2011

It’s time for another installment of What’s This? Check out the photo below and try to figure out what it is! Post your guesses as comments to this post, comment on our Facebook wall, or tweet them to us with the #whatsthis hashtag. Here’s your hint – it’s best to … Continue Reading →


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What’s This? #1 – The big reveal!

  • By Sara Mitchell
  • October 3, 2011
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Last Friday, we posted the first in our new series, What’s This? We put up a mysterious photograph, and asked our readers to make their best guesses about the content of the picture. We had a lot of fantastic guesses, in the comments and on Twitter! Here’s the photo, once … Continue Reading →


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What’s This? #1 – September 30, 2011

Introducing another new Blueshift series: What’s This? We’ll post a mysterious photo… and invite you to guess what it could be! Post your guesses as comments to this post, or tweet them to us with the #whatsthis hashtag. So without further ado – what’s this? We’ll give you one hint … Continue Reading →


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