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    Sea-level stargazing: Astronomers make key sighting with Florida telescope

    This summer, University of Florida (UF) astronomers inaugurated the world's largest optical telescope on a nearly 8,000-foot mountaintop. But it was a far more modest observatory, located just above sea level in rural Levy County and just down the road from the UF campus that proved key to a...
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    Spot On Discovered Dwarf Planet Haumea Shows Up With minerals And Organics life.

    Spot On Discovered Dwarf Planet Haumea Shows Up With minerals And Organics life. September 28, 2009 ScienceDaily (Sep. 26, 2009) - A dark red area on the discovered dwarf planet Haumea appears to be richer in minerals and organic compounds than the surrounding icy surface. The discovery...
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    Cassini reveals new ring quirks, shadows during Saturn equinox

    NASA scientists are marveling over the extent of ruffles and dust clouds revealed in the rings of Saturn during the planet's equinox last month. Scientists once thought the rings were almost flat, but new images reveal the heights of some newly discovered bumps in the rings are as high as the...
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    Discovered: First rocky planet outside our solar system

    The confirmation of the nature of CoRoT-7b as the first rocky planet outside our solar system marks a significant step forward in the search for earth-like exoplanets. The detection by CoRoT (Convection ROtation and planetary Transits) and follow-up radial velocity measurements with the High...
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    Surprising, Huge Peaks Discovered in Saturn's Rings

    Stunning new views of Saturn from a NASA spacecraft have revealed odd formations in the planet's trademark rings, including ripples as tall as the Rocky Mountains. The new images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft show that Saturn's icy rings - once thought to be relatively thin - can be miles...
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    User's Guide to Physical Debilitation

    Should the painful condition of irreversible paralysis last longer than forever or at least until your death by bowling ball or illegal lawn dart or the culture of death, which really has it out for whoever has seen better days but still enjoys bruising marathons of bird watching, you, or your...
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    Accurate radio observations show that Einstein was right

    Accurate radio observations show that Einstein was right Wednesday, September 2, 2009 Scientists are using radio telescopes on different continents made an extremely accurate measurement of the curvature of space by the gravity of the Sun Their technique shows great contribution to make to...
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