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Mashable
Bye, Philae: Scientists give up hope for comet landerEurope's Philae lander, a washing machine-sized robot that captured the imagina
Bye, Philae: Scientists give up hope for comet lander
Mashable / Posted 32 minutes ago
Europe's Philae lander, a washing machine-sized robot that captured the imagination of the world when it landed on a comet, has likely entered its "eternal hibernation," the European Space Agency (ESA) confirmed Friday. The spacecraft was a little... Read more
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La Prensa San Diego
Lanzan Proyecto Para Víctimas De AbusoPor Mario A. Cortez Bajo el lema de “No Más”, se reunieron miembros de la comu
Lanzan Proyecto Para Víctimas De Abuso
La Prensa San Diego / Posted 2 hours ago
Por Mario A. Cortez Bajo el lema de “No Más”, se reunieron miembros de la comunidad latina para aprender de temas como el abuso doméstico, asalto sexual y sus repercusiones en nuestras comunidades. La plática fue organizada por Alliance for HOPE... Read more
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NBC News
Good Night, Sweet Probe: Astronomers Say Farewell to Philae Comet LanderThe time has finally come to say goodbye to the Philae lander, the first in his
Good Night, Sweet Probe: Astronomers Say Farewell to Philae Comet Lander
NBC News / Posted 2 hours ago
The time has finally come to say goodbye to the Philae lander, the first in history to land on a comet in transit — though with a rough touchdown that ultimately caused an early demise. "Unfortunately, the probability of Philae re-establishing... Read more
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EarthSky
Black hole is sleeping giantThis image shows the elliptical galaxy NGC 4889 in front of hundreds of backgro
Black hole is sleeping giant
EarthSky / Posted 3 hours ago
This image shows the elliptical galaxy NGC 4889 in front of hundreds of background galaxies, and deeply embedded within the Coma galaxy cluster. Well-hidden from human eyes, there is a gigantic supermassive black hole at the center of the galaxy.... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
History-Making Philae Lander Faces 'Eternal Hibernation' On CometExactly 15 months after it completed a seemingly impossible journey to land on
History-Making Philae Lander Faces 'Eternal Hibernation' On Comet
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 hours ago
Exactly 15 months after it completed a seemingly impossible journey to land on the surface of a comet, the Philae lander now faces "eternal hibernation," as officials at the European Space Agency say the craft doesn't get enough sunlight to power its... Read more
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PhysOrg
Despite rocky start, Philae comet probe has raked in science dataThe most active pit, known as Seth 01, observed by Rosetta on the surface of th
Despite rocky start, Philae comet probe has raked in science data
PhysOrg / Posted 4 hours ago
The most active pit, known as Seth 01, observed by Rosetta on the surface of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Twelve years ago, the European Space Agency (ESA) launched a spacecraft with a very precious cargo—a robot laboratory designed to land on... Read more
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CNET
Farewell, Philae: Rosetta's lost comet lander faces eternal restHumans are good at holding out hope and waiting until all potential opportuniti
Farewell, Philae: Rosetta's lost comet lander faces eternal rest
CNET / Posted 4 hours ago
Humans are good at holding out hope and waiting until all potential opportunities are exhausted before giving a project up for dead. The European Space Agency team behind the Rosetta mission, which included the Rosetta spacecraft taking up orbital... Read more
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DW
'Goodbye' to comet lander Philae, says space agency |Philae touchdown - one year onCelebrating and then sobering up When ESA receiv
'Goodbye' to comet lander Philae, says space agency |
DW / Posted 5 hours ago
Philae touchdown - one year onCelebrating and then sobering up When ESA received the signal that Philae had landed, the joy was huge. Shortly after that, mission control realized that everything was not just perfect: It became clear, that Philae was... Read more
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International Business Times
What's the point of theoretical physics? You don't have to be a scientist to get excited about breakthroughs in theoreti
What's the point of theoretical physics?
International Business Times / Posted 6 hours ago
You don't have to be a scientist to get excited about breakthroughs in theoretical physics. Discoveries such as gravitational waves and the Higgs boson can inspire wonder at the complex beauty of the universe no matter how little you really... Read more
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Canberra Times
Comet lander Philae bid farewellAfter it braked and pulled alongside the comet, Rosetta sent down Philae. Phot
Comet lander Philae bid farewell
Canberra Times / Posted 6 hours ago
After it braked and pulled alongside the comet, Rosetta sent down Philae. Photo: ESA Frankfurt: European scientists have given up hope of restoring contact with space probe Philae, which successfully landed on a comet in a pinpoint operation only... Read more
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The Register
The field at the centre of the universe: Cambridge's outdoor pulsar pusherGeek's Guide to Britain A field full of bits of old wire and an abandoned garde
The field at the centre of the universe: Cambridge's outdoor pulsar pusher
The Register / Posted 7 hours ago
Geek's Guide to Britain A field full of bits of old wire and an abandoned garden shed: it doesn't look like the place where Nobel prize-wining research was conducted, pushing the frontier of radio astronomy. But it was. This is the Mullard Radio... Read more
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New Kerala
Farewell to comet lander PhilaeLondon, Feb 12 : It is time to bid adieu to the Philae lander as the European S
Farewell to comet lander Philae
New Kerala / Posted 8 hours ago
London, Feb 12 : It is time to bid adieu to the Philae lander as the European Space Agency (ESA) on Friday gave up hope of ever hearing again from the lander that touched down on the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on November 12, 2014.... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Philae lander may not have disintegrated as comet passed Sun Photo: The position of the Philae lander on the comet's surface may save it f
Philae lander may not have disintegrated as comet passed Sun
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 hours ago
Photo: The position of the Philae lander on the comet's surface may save it from certain destruction as it passes by the Sun. (Supplied: ESA/Philae/Rosetta/CIVA) When a comet whizzed past... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Time to say goodbye' to comet probe Philae: space agency Photo: Philae touched down on 67P on November 12, 2014, after a 10-year, 6.5-
'Time to say goodbye' to comet probe Philae: space agency
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 hours ago
Photo: Philae touched down on 67P on November 12, 2014, after a 10-year, 6.5-billion-kilometre journey through space (Supplied: ESA/Philae/Rosetta/CIVA) Ground controllers say they will stop... Read more
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Daily Mail
Farewell Philae: Scientists give up hope of contacting comet landerFarewell Philae! Scientists give up hope of contacting Rosetta's comet lander..
Farewell Philae: Scientists give up hope of contacting comet lander
Daily Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
Farewell Philae! Scientists give up hope of contacting Rosetta's comet lander... but hope for a final glimpse of it in the summer Scientists at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) have given up trying to contact the lander, which is stuck below a... Read more
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ExtremeTech
What are gravitational waves, and where does physics go from here now that we’ve found them? This week, a team of physicists published a paper in the journal Physical Rev
What are gravitational waves, and where does physics go from here now that we’ve found them?
ExtremeTech / Posted 8 hours ago
This week, a team of physicists published a paper in the journal Physical Review Letters with more than 1,000 contributing authors. As you might expect,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Massive planet gone rogue discoveredIn this artist's conception, a rogue planet drifts through space. Credit: Chris
Massive planet gone rogue discovered
PhysOrg / Posted 9 hours ago
In this artist's conception, a rogue planet drifts through space. Credit: Christine Pulliam (CfA) A massive rogue planet has been discovered in the Beta Pictoris moving group. The planet, called PSO J318.5338-22.8603 (Sorry, I didn't name it), is... Read more
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PhysOrg
Sentinel 2 over MadridCredit: Copernicus Sentinel data (2015)/ESA The diverse landscapes of the auton
Sentinel 2 over Madrid
PhysOrg / Posted 9 hours ago
Credit: Copernicus Sentinel data (2015)/ESA The diverse landscapes of the autonomous Community of Madrid in the heart of Spain are evident in this week's image. The community and country's capital city is visible near the centre of the image.... Read more
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PhysOrg
When black holes meet—inside the cataclysms that cause gravitational wavesBinary black holes come in a variety of forms, but they are all astounding. Cre
When black holes meet—inside the cataclysms that cause gravitational waves
PhysOrg / Posted 9 hours ago
Binary black holes come in a variety of forms, but they are all astounding. Credit: NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI) It has long been predicted that when two black holes merge, they ought to give out a staggering amount of energy in the form of... Read more
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New Kerala
Future ESA probe to hunt gravitational wave in spaceLondon, Feb 12 : While the news of gravitational waves being detected on Earth
Future ESA probe to hunt gravitational wave in space
New Kerala / Posted 10 hours ago
London, Feb 12 : While the news of gravitational waves being detected on Earth is hailed as a landmark discovery, scientists will be looking forward to a major European Space Agency (ESA) mission that would seek to detect the elusive phenomenon - in... Read more
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International Business Times
Goodbye Philae: Chances of contacting Rosetta lander on Comet 67P 'close to zero' The European Space Agency (ESA) has said it is time to say goodbye to Philae, t
Goodbye Philae: Chances of contacting Rosetta lander on Comet 67P 'close to zero'
International Business Times / Posted 10 hours ago
The European Space Agency (ESA) has said it is time to say goodbye to Philae, the lander that made history in November 2014 as part of the Rosetta mission. It last made contact seven months ago, and scientists say the chances of contacting it again... Read more
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WA Today
Comet lander Philae bid farewellFrankfurt: European scientists have given up hope of restoring contact with spa
Comet lander Philae bid farewell
WA Today / Posted 10 hours ago
Frankfurt: European scientists have given up hope of restoring contact with space probe Philae, which successfully landed on a comet in a pinpoint operation only to lose power because its solar-driven batteries were in the shade. After it braked and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Gravitational waves discovered—top scientists respondMassive bodies can send ripples through space time in the form of gravitational
Gravitational waves discovered—top scientists respond
PhysOrg / Posted 11 hours ago
Massive bodies can send ripples through space time in the form of gravitational waves. Credit: NASA One hundred years ago, Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity, which described how gravity warps and distorts space-time. While... Read more
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International Business Times
ESA sending probe to asteroid to find out if we can prevent armageddon The European Space Agency (ESA) has revealed the probe it hopes to put on an as
ESA sending probe to asteroid to find out if we can prevent armageddon
International Business Times / Posted 11 hours ago
The European Space Agency (ESA) has revealed the probe it hopes to put on an asteroid as part of its mission to find out whether we can deflect objects heading for Earth. The Mobile Asteroid Surface Scout-2, or Mascot-2, is a microwave-sized lander... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Comet lander Philae bid farewellAfter it braked and pulled alongside the comet, Rosetta sent down Philae. Phot
Comet lander Philae bid farewell
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 hours ago
After it braked and pulled alongside the comet, Rosetta sent down Philae. Photo: ESA Frankfurt: European scientists have given up hope of restoring contact with space probe Philae, which successfully landed on a comet in a pinpoint operation only... Read more
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The Age
Comet lander Philae bid farewellAfter it braked and pulled alongside the comet, Rosetta sent down Philae. Phot
Comet lander Philae bid farewell
The Age / Posted 11 hours ago
After it braked and pulled alongside the comet, Rosetta sent down Philae. Photo: ESA Frankfurt: European scientists have given up hope of restoring contact with space probe Philae, which successfully landed on a comet in a pinpoint operation only... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Comet lander Philae bid farewellAfter it braked and pulled alongside the comet, Rosetta sent down Philae. Phot
Comet lander Philae bid farewell
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
After it braked and pulled alongside the comet, Rosetta sent down Philae. Photo: ESA Frankfurt: European scientists have given up hope of restoring contact with space probe Philae, which successfully landed on a comet in a pinpoint operation only... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
'Time to say goodbye' to comet probe PhilaePARIS - Ground controllers said Friday they would stop sending commands to come
'Time to say goodbye' to comet probe Philae
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 hours ago
PARIS - Ground controllers said Friday they would stop sending commands to comet probe Philae, announcing it was "time to say goodbye" to the tiny lab resting after a captivating science mission. A model of Philae on the surface of comet... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Scientists stop calling out to comet lander as hope fadesFILE - In this Nov. 12, 2014 file photo a model of Rosetta lander Philae stands
Scientists stop calling out to comet lander as hope fades
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2014 file photo a model of Rosetta lander Philae stands on a model of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, at the European Space Agency ESA in Darmstadt, Germany. European scientists said Friday Feb. 12, 2016 they have stopped... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Scientists stop calling out to comet lander as hope fadesFILE - In this Nov. 12, 2014 file photo a model of Rosetta lander Philae stands
Scientists stop calling out to comet lander as hope fades
Brandon Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2014 file photo a model of Rosetta lander Philae stands on a model of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, at the European Space Agency ESA in Darmstadt, Germany. European scientists said Friday Feb. 12, 2016 they have stopped... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Scientists stop calling out to comet lander as hope fadesFILE - In this Nov. 12, 2014 file photo a model of Rosetta lander Philae stands
Scientists stop calling out to comet lander as hope fades
Stamford Advocate / Posted 11 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2014 file photo a model of Rosetta lander Philae stands on a model of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, at the European Space Agency ESA in Darmstadt, Germany. European scientists said Friday Feb. 12, 2016 they have stopped... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Scientists stop calling out to comet lander as hope fadesFILE - In this Nov. 12, 2014 file photo a model of Rosetta lander Philae stands
Scientists stop calling out to comet lander as hope fades
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2014 file photo a model of Rosetta lander Philae stands on a model of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, at the European Space Agency ESA in Darmstadt, Germany. European scientists said Friday Feb. 12, 2016 they have stopped... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Scientists stop calling out to comet lander as hope fadesFILE - In this Nov. 12, 2014 file photo a model of Rosetta lander Philae stands
Scientists stop calling out to comet lander as hope fades
Houston Chronicle / Posted 12 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2014 file photo a model of Rosetta lander Philae stands on a model of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, at the European Space Agency ESA in Darmstadt, Germany. European scientists said Friday Feb. 12, 2016 they have stopped... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists stop calling out to comet lander as hope fadesIn this Nov. 12, 2014 file photo a model of Rosetta lander Philae stands on a m
Scientists stop calling out to comet lander as hope fades
PhysOrg / Posted 12 hours ago
In this Nov. 12, 2014 file photo a model of Rosetta lander Philae stands on a model of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, at the European Space Agency ESA in Darmstadt, Germany. European scientists said Friday Feb. 12, 2016 they have stopped sending... Read more
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Gamasutra
Postmortem: Joel McDonald's PrunePrune is a tiny mobile game about the simple pleasures of growing and cultivati
Postmortem: Joel McDonald's Prune
Gamasutra / Posted 13 hours ago
Prune is a tiny mobile game about the simple pleasures of growing and cultivating trees.Of breathing life into barren soil and thriving against all odds in a hostile, indifferent world. It’s a delicate dance to remove that which does not matter in... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Battle brewing over Nevada's education savings account programIt’s been called the most universal school choice program. Nevada’s education s
Battle brewing over Nevada's education savings account program
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 16 hours ago
It’s been called the most universal school choice program. Nevada’s education savings account program is on hold for now but was passed by lawmakers last June. The program would allow parents to individualize their children’s education. While the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Gravitational waves: What's the big deal?A century after Albert Einstein first suggested the existence of gravitational
Gravitational waves: What's the big deal?
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
A century after Albert Einstein first suggested the existence of gravitational waves, the world of physics and astronomy was rocked Thursday when scientists announced they finally detected gravitational waves. Last September, an international team... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
School choice program lawsuit back in courtLas Vegas, NV (KTNV) - A lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Nevada's
School choice program lawsuit back in court
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 21 hours ago
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) - A lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Nevada's Education Savings Account (ESA) program was in court Thursday. The ESA program would let parents with kids in public school use tax dollars that would have been used for... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Tech: Internet tax ban heading to president's deskLEDE: The Senate on Thursday sent a bill to the president's desk solidifying th
Overnight Tech: Internet tax ban heading to president's desk
The Hill / Posted 23 hours ago
LEDE: The Senate on Thursday sent a bill to the president's desk solidifying the ban on state and local taxes of customers’ monthly Internet bills. The passage of the provision, which was wrapped into an unrelated customs enforcement bill, marks... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
UNF student sues Lyft, saying one of company's drivers assaulted herJust weeks after the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office arrested a Lyft driver accus
UNF student sues Lyft, saying one of company's drivers assaulted her
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 23 hours ago
Just weeks after the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office arrested a Lyft driver accused of assaulting and harassing a college student, the student filed suit against the ride-sharing company and the driver. She and her lawyers say they want accountability... Read more
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CNET
Las ondas gravitacionales existen, y la astronomía cambiará para siempreCientíficos han descubierto las ondas de Einstein en el tejido del tiempo y el
Las ondas gravitacionales existen, y la astronomía cambiará para siempre
CNET / Posted yesterday
Científicos han descubierto las ondas de Einstein en el tejido del tiempo y el espacio. Hace un siglo, la teoría general de la relatividad de Albert Einstein cambió la manera como los humanos entendemos el tiempo y el espacio. Con el cambio de una... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
School choice program lawsuit back in courtLas Vegas, NV (KTNV) - A lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Nevada's
School choice program lawsuit back in court
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted yesterday
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) - A lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Nevada's Education Savings Account (ESA) program was in court Thursday. The ESA program would let parents with kids in public school use tax dollars that would have been used for... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
Gamers care less and less about owning noobs as they get older, study findsPeople play games for a variety of different reasons, whether its to challenge
Gamers care less and less about owning noobs as they get older, study finds
SiliconANGLE / Posted yesterday
People play games for a variety of different reasons, whether its to challenge their mental prowess or to totally own some noobs, and according to game analytics firm Quantic Foundry LLC, those reasons can change significantly as gamers... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Worrying number of Brits claim disability benefits for alcohol misuseA total of 2.3m people applied for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) in th
Worrying number of Brits claim disability benefits for alcohol misuse
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
A total of 2.3m people applied for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) in the UK in the three months up to May 2015. The Mirror can reveal that 55,930 people put down alcohol misuse as their main disabling condition. The claim game: A total of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
What is a gravitational wave?When objects accelerate, they send ripples along the curved space-time fabric a
What is a gravitational wave?
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
When objects accelerate, they send ripples along the curved space-time fabric at the speed of light - the more massive the object, the larger the wave and the easier it would be for scientists to detect. Gravitational waves do not interact with... Read more
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PhysOrg
Hubble image: The sleeping giantThe elliptical galaxy NGC 4889 in front of hundreds of background galaxies, and
Hubble image: The sleeping giant
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
The elliptical galaxy NGC 4889 in front of hundreds of background galaxies, and deeply embedded within the Coma galaxy cluster. Well-hidden from human eyes, there is a gigantic supermassive black hole at the center of the galaxy. Credit: NASA & ESA... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Heron Hill Primary school students to grow seeds from spaceCHILDREN at Heron Hill Primary School in Kendal are preparing to become space b
Heron Hill Primary school students to grow seeds from space
West Moreland Gazette / Posted yesterday
CHILDREN at Heron Hill Primary School in Kendal are preparing to become space biologists as they embark on a voyage of discovery by growing seeds that have been into space. In September, two kilogrammes of rocket seeds were flown to the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Breakthrough in the hunt for gravitational waves to be announced todayMajor breakthrough in the hunt for gravitational waves expected today: Discover
Breakthrough in the hunt for gravitational waves to be announced today
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Major breakthrough in the hunt for gravitational waves expected today: Discovery could finally prove Einstein's theory about ripples in space-time Signals have apparently been detected by the Advanced Ligo detector Astronomers working on the... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
ESA exec refutes SuperData CEO’s claim that the organization is “irrelevant”Earlier this month, SuperData Research Inc CEO Joost van Dreunen wrote an opini
ESA exec refutes SuperData CEO’s claim that the organization is “irrelevant”
SiliconANGLE / Posted yesterday
Earlier this month, SuperData Research Inc CEO Joost van Dreunen wrote an opinion piece criticizing the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), saying that the organization is becoming increasingly irrelevant and unhelpful to the video game... Read more
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Vavel
Federico Vilar: "Estamos trabajando en la pelota parada para evitar mas goles"11-02-2016 Para el guardameta de Xolos sabe que el partido ante el campeón Tigr
Federico Vilar: "Estamos trabajando en la pelota parada para evitar mas goles"
Vavel / Posted yesterday
11-02-2016 Para el guardameta de Xolos sabe que el partido ante el campeón Tigres será una gran prueba para la zona defensiva de su equipo Los Xolos se concentran para... Read more
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