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NASA launches free 'Roman Space Observer' game

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The US's National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has launched a retro 8-bit style video game called Roman Space Observer. In this free-to-play online game, players have to catch astrophysical objects like black holes, exoplanets, and dark matter, among others, using Roman detectors. This game will help in promoting the upcoming Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope that will investigate topics pertaining to infrared astrophysics.