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Orange County Register
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at a star just next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star,” said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at a star just next door
Orange County Register / Posted 11 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star,” said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University’s Carl Sagan Institute . “It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
KTVN Reno / Posted 17 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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18m
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 18 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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19m
WALB Albany
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
WALB Albany / Posted 19 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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19m
KOB 4 Albuquerque
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 19 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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19m
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 19 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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20m
WTVM 9 Columbus
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 20 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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20m
KLTV 7 Tyler
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 20 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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22m
WGEM Quincy
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
WGEM Quincy / Posted 22 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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25m
KFJX Pittsburg
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 25 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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26m
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 26 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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27m
The Seattle Times
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star,” said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
The Seattle Times / Posted 27 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star,” said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University’s Carl Sagan Institute . “It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 29 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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29m
ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 29 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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35m
CNET
Could life exist on Proxima b, the closest Earth-like planet in the universe?to find out for sure? "The discovery is inspiring," said Lisa Kaltenegger, Cor
Could life exist on Proxima b, the closest Earth-like planet in the universe?
CNET / Posted 35 minutes ago
to find out for sure? "The discovery is inspiring," said Lisa Kaltenegger, Cornell astronomy professor and director of the Carl Sagan Institute. "What more can we ask for than a potentially habitable world around our closest neighbor, to get... Read more
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35m
ABC News
Jackpot: Scientists Find Earth-Like Planet at Star Next Dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists Find Earth-Like Planet at Star Next Door
ABC News / Posted 35 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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36m
The Record Searchlight
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
The Record Searchlight / Posted 36 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 36 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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36m
News 10 NBC Rochester
Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 36 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 36 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 39 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
KXXV Waco / Posted 40 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Just 4.2 light-years away, scientists spot a rocky, Earth-like planet that could have liquid waterhas a potentially habitable world — I just think it’s amazing,” said Cornell as
Just 4.2 light-years away, scientists spot a rocky, Earth-like planet that could have liquid water
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 40 minutes ago
has a potentially habitable world — I just think it’s amazing,” said Cornell astrophysicist Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Carl Sagan Institute, who was not involved in the study. “This is just such a great exciting time to live in, because we’ll... Read more
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CBC.ca
Earth-like planet found orbiting the star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Earth-like planet found orbiting the star next door
CBC.ca / Posted 41 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 44 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 46 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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47m
KWWL Iowa
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
KWWL Iowa / Posted 47 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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47m
WCAX-TV Vermont
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 47 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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55m
WBOC Salisbury
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 55 minutes ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted an hour ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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1h
ABC 6 Providence
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next dooron our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kalt
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
ABC 6 Providence / Posted an hour ago
on our cosmic doorsteps, around our next star," said exoplanet expert Lisa Kaltenegger, director of Cornell University's Carl Sagan Institute . "It is significant because if we needed inspiration to try to reach the next star, now we have... Read more
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1d
Chicago Tribune
Stephen Hawking wants to use lasers to propel a tiny spaceship to Alpha Centaurimight be the key. He's not the only one showing a new interest in the whimsical
Stephen Hawking wants to use lasers to propel a tiny spaceship to Alpha Centauri
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
might be the key. He's not the only one showing a new interest in the whimsical technology, which had a big fan in Carl Sagan back in the day. Bill Nye (the science guy) and the Planetary Society recently funded a prototype called... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Stephen Hawking wants to use lasers to propel a tiny spaceship to Alpha Centaurimight be the key. He's not the only one showing a new interest in the whimsical
Stephen Hawking wants to use lasers to propel a tiny spaceship to Alpha Centauri
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
might be the key. He's not the only one showing a new interest in the whimsical technology, which had a big fan in Carl Sagan back in the day. Bill Nye (the science guy) and the Planetary Society recently funded a prototype called... Read more
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Brandon Sun
As I See Itfrom the thought our planet, when photographed from deep in space was a mere pa
As I See It
Brandon Sun / Posted 4 days ago
from the thought our planet, when photographed from deep in space was a mere pale blue dot. Noted author and astronomer Carl Sagan said it best when he so poignantly shared that our responsibility to earth was to “deal more kindly with one... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Council misses point on Blue Dot Movementfrom the thought our planet, when photographed from deep in space was a mere pa
Council misses point on Blue Dot Movement
Brandon Sun / Posted 4 days ago
from the thought our planet, when photographed from deep in space was a mere pale blue dot. Noted author and astronomer Carl Sagan said it best when he so poignantly shared that our responsibility to earth was to “deal more kindly with one... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly420: Why is Penn State still arresting students for pot?Young adults deserve to experiment with cannabis in a safe environment without
Philly420: Why is Penn State still arresting students for pot?
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
Young adults deserve to experiment with cannabis in a safe environment without getting put into handcuffs. Physicist Carl Sagan, swimmer Michael Phelps, sprinter Usain Bolt and President Obama all had youthful experiences with cannabis. But... Read more
8d
PhysOrg
Did cirrus clouds help keep early Mars warm and wet?in shaping Mars. Some studies show that these features have volcanic origins,
Did cirrus clouds help keep early Mars warm and wet?
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
in shaping Mars. Some studies show that these features have volcanic origins, but a new study from two researchers at the Carl Sagan Institute and the NASA Virtual Planet Laboratory put the focus back on liquid water. The model that the two came... Read more
10d
The Hindu
Eye in the skyconstellations, Kristina Chan and Kaamna Patel collaborate for an unusual art s
Eye in the sky
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
constellations, Kristina Chan and Kaamna Patel collaborate for an unusual art show Inspired by the work of astrophysicist Carl Sagan, a new exhibition that marries the worlds of photography and printmaking to the constellations of the night sky... Read more
11d
NBC Los Angeles
Long Beach Sandcastle Weekendlike shell or kelp pods enhance the design you have in mind. And you're always,
Long Beach Sandcastle Weekend
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 11 days ago
like shell or kelp pods enhance the design you have in mind. And you're always, always going to discuss the famous Carl Sagan quote, the one about there being more stars dotting the cosmos than grains of sands on our planet's beaches. Put... Read more
12d
The Register
SETI Institute: Turn down the radio. Better! Let's have another look for those alienswas set up in 1984, and has been financially backed by some of the biggest name
SETI Institute: Turn down the radio. Better! Let's have another look for those aliens
The Register / Posted 12 days ago
was set up in 1984, and has been financially backed by some of the biggest names in science and technology, including Carl Sagan, William Hewlett, David Packard, Gordon Moore and Paul Allen. The SETI Institute states that its mission is to... Read more
13d
PhysOrg
Why haven't we found any aliens yet?universe (and let's face it - when have predictive statistics ever got it wrong
Why haven't we found any aliens yet?
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
universe (and let's face it - when have predictive statistics ever got it wrong?) Credit: SETI Institute Many years ago, Carl Sagan predicted there could be as many as 10,000 advanced extraterrestrial civilizations in our galaxy. After nearly 60... Read more
14d
Salon.com
Ready for a Twitter- and selfie-enabled lunar base in 10 to 15 years? Moon Express’s co-founder on why the first private moon shot is only the beginningCambridge-educated computer scientist, and Bob Richards, an aerospace engineer
Ready for a Twitter- and selfie-enabled lunar base in 10 to 15 years? Moon Express’s co-founder on why the first private moon shot is only the beginning
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
Cambridge-educated computer scientist, and Bob Richards, an aerospace engineer and former assistant to the late cosmologist Carl Sagan) vying for the Google’s Lunar XPrize, worth up to $25 million to any privately funded venture that sends a rover... Read more
16d
PhysOrg
Astronomers offer a new bucket list for other worldsand book a cruise to far-flung, exotic exoplanets. Lisa Kaltenegger, professor
Astronomers offer a new bucket list for other worlds
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
and book a cruise to far-flung, exotic exoplanets. Lisa Kaltenegger, professor of astronomy and director of Cornell's Carl Sagan Institute, lead author Stephen Kane of San Francisco State University and other scientists have written "A Catalog... Read more
19d
Market Watch
Here’s how Republicans can be convinced not to vote for TrumpIn his 1995 book, “The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark,” t
Here’s how Republicans can be convinced not to vote for Trump
Market Watch / Posted 19 days ago
In his 1995 book, “The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark,” the late astronomer Carl Sagan explained and debunked various myths and superstitions that many people believe, including the notions that UFOs have landed aliens on Earth... Read more
21d
Times of Malta
Jack White plays vinyl record in spaceand a gold-plated disc, White and his label Third Man Records were able to play
Jack White plays vinyl record in space
Times of Malta / Posted 21 days ago
and a gold-plated disc, White and his label Third Man Records were able to play a record featuring Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan 28,000 metres above the earth. A special space mission took place on July 2, with the record playing for about 80... Read more
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22d
Daily Journal
Why is electronic trash sitting outside?be around for these 32,000 days, give or take a few, we have on this beautiful
Why is electronic trash sitting outside?
Daily Journal / Posted 22 days ago
be around for these 32,000 days, give or take a few, we have on this beautiful blue "mote of dust,” to borrow a phrase from Carl Sagan. If we don’t take care of it, well, nature doesn’t need people. Junked electronics have been sitting outside the... Read more
22d
Times of Malta
Singer Jack White reaches new heights playing vinyl record 28,000 metres upand a gold-plated disc, White and his label Third Man Records were able to play
Singer Jack White reaches new heights playing vinyl record 28,000 metres up
Times of Malta / Posted 22 days ago
and a gold-plated disc, White and his label Third Man Records were able to play a record featuring Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan 28,000 metres above Earth. A special space mission took place on July 2, with the record playing for about 80... Read more
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23d
Irish Examiner
The White Stripes star Jack White plays first vinyl in Earth's stratosphereand a gold-plated disc, Jack and his label Third Man Records were able to play
The White Stripes star Jack White plays first vinyl in Earth's stratosphere
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 days ago
and a gold-plated disc, Jack and his label Third Man Records were able to play a record featuring Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan 28,000 metres (17.4 miles) above Earth. A special space mission took place on July 2, with the record playing for... Read more
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23d
Belfast Telegraph
Singer Jack White reaches new heights playing vinyl record 17 miles upand a gold-plated disc, White and his label Third Man Records were able to play
Singer Jack White reaches new heights playing vinyl record 17 miles up
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
and a gold-plated disc, White and his label Third Man Records were able to play a record featuring Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan 28,000 metres (17.4 miles) above Earth. A special space mission took place on July 2, with the record playing for... Read more
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23d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Jack White label plays first vinyl record in spaceIcarus Craft: A musical mash-up of the late American astronomer Carl Sagan ex
Jack White label plays first vinyl record in space
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 23 days ago
Icarus Craft: A musical mash-up of the late American astronomer Carl Sagan explaining the cosmos has become the first ever vinyl record played in space. Key points: Carried by a high-altitude... Read more
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