Next, Dimitri looks at how astronomers were able to create a 3D view of the Pillars of Creation using an instrument called MUSE (Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer) on ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) at the Paranal Observatory in northern Chile.
Links to Dimitri's story:
The Pillars of Creation Revealed in 3D
First Light for MUSE
MUSE Reveals True Story Behind Galactic Crash
60 Minutes in Space - Scientists from the Space Sciences Department at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science take you "behind the stories" using the best images and animation available to help understand the latest developments. Click here to view the full-length video of March’s 60 Minutes in Space.