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Other Earths: The Best Exoplanet Candidates for Life [INFOGRAPHIC]
The discovery of Proxima b means that habitable exoplanets are right in our backyard. Here's a look at the most promising real estate in the galaxy.
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Yearlong Mock Mars Mission In Hawaii - What Was Studied?
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Astronomers find a brown dwarf companion to a nearby debris disk host star
(Phys.org)—Astronomers have detected a brown dwarf orbiting HR 2562 – a nearby star known to host a debris disk. The newly discovered substellar companion is the first brown dwarf-mass object found to reside in the inner hole of a debris disk. The findings were presented in a paper published Aug. 23 on the arXiv pre-print server.
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Quantum Telepathy: Why Science Needs Weird Ideas to Advance
George Musser explains the central role of weirdness in physics, and shatters the dreams of those who hope humans can one day tap into psychic powers.
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Well we do know that Quantum Entanglement works behind Photosynthesis.
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The Milky Way Sets
Image Credit & Copyright: Juan Carlos Casado (TWAN, Earth and Stars) http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap160826.html
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Take a Virtual Reality Tour of the World’s Stolen Art
A museum which contains only works of art that nobody can find sounds like something Jorge Luis Borges would've dreamed up, but it has twice become a reality in the 21st century — or twice become a virtual reality, anyway. 'The Concert by Johannes Vermeer. Poppy Flowers by Vincent van Gogh.
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Why Mark Kelly Is Now Older Than His Older Twin Brother
It’s due to a quirky little thing called time dilation: time can slow down for one person, but not for another.
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How the refugee crisis became invisible
Since the failed coup in Turkey, there are on average 200 refugees a day arriving in Greece. But the world's media has gone home.
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How We Could See The New 'Earth-Like' Planet Up Close
We need tiny spaceships. Lots of 'em.
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A Behind-the-Scenes Timelapse Captures the Extraordinary Physical Labor for the New Stop Motion Film ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’
This fantastic timelapse gives a stunning behind-the-scenes glimpse of animators working on the set of the new stop-motion film Kubo and the Two Strings. The film is the latest movie from animation studio Laika, who previously made Coraline, The Boxtrolls, and ParaNorman, and is the directorial
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Lunar Orbiter Earthset
Image Credit: NASA / Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap160827.html
A different astronomy and space science related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.
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Hear the One Night Sun Ra & John Cage Played Together in Concert (1986)
It's hard to imagine two figures more representative of two disparate directions experimental music took in the 20th century than John Cage and Sun Ra. Cage's aleatory arrangements and instruments improvised from radios and TV sets left much to the discretion of the performer.
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VLA reveals dramatic new evidence about star and planet formation | Astr...
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Asteroid looks even better second time around | Astronomy Now
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On the left is a radar image of asteroid 1998 WT24 taken in December 2001 by scientists using NASA's the 230-foot (70-metre) DSS-14 antenna

See a rare full Moon on Christmas Day | Astronomy Now
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This graphic represents the view due east at 7pm GMT on Christmas Day 2015 as seen from the centre of the British Isles, about an hour after

Gamma rays from distant blazar galaxy tell story of an epic escape | Ast...
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A flare of very high-energy gamma rays emitted from a galaxy halfway across the universe has put new bounds on the amount of background ligh

Terzan 1: a home for old stars | Astronomy Now
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This image, taken with the Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 on board the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, shows the globular cluster Terzan 1.

Tim Peake ready for his mission to the space station | Astronomy Now
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Tim Peake speaks to Astronomy Now's Greg Smye-Rumsby about his historic mission to the International Space Station, scheduled for launch on

Astronomers recall discovery of Phaethon — source of Geminid meteors | A...
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Marco Langbroek used the 37-cm f/14 Cassegrain telescope of Winer Observatory near Sonoita, Arizona, to remotely image asteroid 3200 Phaetho

What spawned the Jellyfish Nebula? | Astronomy Now
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The Jellyfish Nebula (IC 443) is the remnant of a supernova that occurred over 10000 years ago in our galaxy. Chandra observations show that

Colliding neutron stars seeded solar nebula with heavy elements | Astron...
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Heavy elements present at the dawn of the Solar System were produced by a nearby merger of two neutron stars, which unleashed a powerful gam

VLT studies mysterious dwarf galaxy born in cosmic collision | Astronomy...
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NGC 5291, the hazy, golden oval dominating the centre of this image, is an elliptical galaxy located nearly 200 million light-years away in

Saturn’s moon Prometheus seen up close | Astronomy Now
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft spied details on the pockmarked surface of Saturn's moon Prometheus (86 kilometres, or 53 miles across) during a m

‘Fast Radio Burst’ sheds new light on origin of these extreme events | A...
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Artist impression of a Fast Radio Burst (FRB) reaching Earth. The colours represent the burst arriving at different radio wavelengths, with

See the Moon meet planet Jupiter on the morning of 4 December | Astronom...
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This graphic represents the south-southeast aspect of the sky on 4 December 2015 as seen from the heart of the UK around the start of nautic