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3 hrs ago | Talking Points Memo

Disaster Porn, For Once for Real

Save articles to read later In a hurry? Bookmarks allow you to save an article to read later at your convenience.

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6 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine

Hubble Finds Three Surprisingly Dry Exoplanets

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have gone looking for water vapor in the atmospheres of three planets orbiting stars similar to the sun -- and have come up nearly dry.

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8 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Eight facts you didn't know about space

DID you know we are actually all made of stars? Or the crazy costs of a space suit? Some of these facts are out of this world.

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12 hrs ago | Discover

Galaxy Orbits Betray Neatnik Universe

The Andromeda Galaxy turns out not to be unusual in the fact that its dwarf galaxies orbit within an orderly circular plain.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Science Daily

Atmosphere of Titan, Saturn's largest moon

An astronomer has published the results of the comparison of his model of Titan's atmosphere with the latest data.

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San Jose Mercury News

Wish You Were Here: Vacation tips from fellow travelers

CHILE: San Jose resident Mike Smithwick's recent trip was an "astronomy vacation."

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WFLA-AM Tampa

Malibu Mysteries/ Space & Catastrophes

In the first half, editor of Unicus Magazine, Robert Stanley , discussed anomalous structures off the coast of Malibu, as well as underground bases, dimensional portals, and UFO sightings in the area.

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The Arizona Republic

Exoplanet discovered with longest known year

Astronomers have discovered an exoplanet that orbits its star every 704 days, the longest known year for an exoplanet, according to the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

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Science Daily

Satellite galaxies put astronomers in a spin

Astronomers have studied 380 galaxies and shown that their small satellite galaxies almost always move in rotating discs.

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Science Daily

Lives and deaths of sibling stars

In a new image from ESO, young stars huddle together against clouds of glowing gas and lanes of dust.

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Science Daily

Astronomers pioneer a 'Google street view' of galaxies

A new instrument based on bundles of optical fibers is giving astronomers the first 'Google street view' of the cosmos -- incredibly detailed views of huge numbers of galaxies.

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Space.com

Young Star Cluster Shines in Stunning Telescope Views

A family of bright young stars group together against a background of glowing clouds in a new photo from an observatory in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Earth & Sky

Camelopardalids: "Just a few centuries late in catching a good show"

Remember the Camelopardalids, the meteor shower earlier this year astronomers said would be spectacular except it wasn't? Now, the same astronomers explain why.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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Ptolemaic Watch brings a tiny solar system to your wrist

There's a watch to match every style, even if your style skews towards being a bit quaint and colorful.

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August Hikes Explore Astronomy and Things That Go Bump in the Night on Mt. Diablo

Mount Diablo Interpretive Association volunteers are leading three August hikes exploring Mount Diablo's mid-summer sounds and beauty as the sun goes down.

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Salt Lake City Weekly

Squeeze into your tightest Wranglers for tonight's rodeo

Dear GYA, Last week, NASA astronomer Kevin Hand said, "I think in the next 20 years we will find out we are not alone in the universe."

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Science Daily

NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory celebrates 15th anniversary

Fifteen years ago, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory was launched into space aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia.

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Science Daily

NASA's Fermi finds a 'transformer' pulsar

In late June 2013, an exceptional binary containing a rapidly spinning neutron star underwent a dramatic change in behavior never before observed.

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Bryan County News

Once upon a blood moon in Georgia

Not a single person in my breakfast club has mentioned the "blood moon." And that includes me, until now.

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Universe Today

'Lopsided' Ghostly Galactic Halo Has Some Starry Surprises

An image of Centaurus A. The halo goes across four degrees in the sky, about eight times the apparent width of the moon seen with the naked eye.

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