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  1. Unhypnotized

    Finally it is official - Giant Stealth Planet May Explain Rain of Comets from Solar System's Edge

    check it out - the story that vanished after appearing in the Washington Post in the 1980's has dramatically reappeared: Charles Q. Choi SPACE.com Contributor SPACE.com charles Q. Choi space.com Contributor space.com – Sat Dec 4, 9:00 am ET...
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    First Alien Planet From Another Galaxy Discovered

    Astronomers have found an alien planet confirmed to come from another galaxy for the first time, a new study finds. The Jupiter-like planet orbits a star that was born in another galaxy and later captured by our own Milky Way sometime between 6 billion and 9 billion years ago, researchers said...
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    Discovery May Triple the Number of Stars In the Universe

    Stars known as red dwarfs might be far more common than previously thought, enough to triple the total number of stars known in the universe, a new study suggests. These new findings could also boost the number of planets that could harbor life, astronomers announced today (Dec. 1). Red dwarfs...
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    Starry starry starry night: Star count may triple

    The universe may glitter with far more stars than even Carl Sagan imagined when he rhapsodized about billions upon billions. A new study suggests there are a mind-blowing 300 sextillion of them, or three times as many as scientists previously calculated. That is a 3 followed by 23 zeros. Or 3...
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    we are not birds

    we are not birds this beautiful speed will be the end of us. those are stars in our teeth.
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    20 Statistics That Prove That Global Wealth Is Being Funneled Into The Hands Of The Elite – Leaving Most Of The Rest Of The World Wretchedly Poor

    The Economic Collapse Nov 30, 2010 Today global wealth is more highly concentrated in the hands of the elite than it ever has been at any other point in modern history.* Once upon a time, the vast majority of the people in the world knew how to grow their own food, raise their own animals and...
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    Canadian-born actor Leslie Nielsen Dies

    Leslie Nielsen of 'Naked Gun' fame dies at age 84 44 min ago LOS ANGELES - Leslie Nielsen, who traded in his dramatic persona for inspired bumbling as a hapless doctor in "Airplane!" and the accident-prone detective Frank Drebin in "The Naked Gun" comedies, died on Sunday in Fort...
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    Andromeda Galaxy Visible to Eagle-Eye Skywatchers

    Soon after sunset, as the sky gets dark, look toward the south and you'll immediately notice the brilliant planet Jupiter, but there's another night sky target that also promises a great experience: the amazing Andromeda Galaxy. Jupiter is a great starting point to find the Andromeda Galaxy...
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    Universe's Most Powerful Explosions Can Leave Black Hole Graves

    When certain stars collapse, they release overwhelming blasts of energy called gamma-ray bursts – the most powerful explosion in the universe. But the cosmic leftovers of these violent outbursts have been a mystery — until now. Two new studies suggest that when gamma-ray bursts explode, some...
  10. CASPER

    "Dancing With the Stars"

    Is a voting bloc of Sarah Palin supporters enough to give daughter Bristol the mirrorball trophy on "Dancing With the Stars"? Will Jennifer Grey's perfect score and superior dance skills land her the win? And how will voting issues at ABC Monday night affect the outcome? The network said...
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    Universe's Most Powerful Explosions Can Leave Black Hole Graves

    When certain stars collapse, they release overwhelming blasts of energy called gamma-ray bursts – the most powerful explosion in the universe. But the cosmic leftovers of these violent outbursts have been a mystery — until now. Two new studies suggest that when gamma-ray bursts explode, some...
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    Astronomers over the Moon about Apertif

    The ability to simultaneously detect radio signals of two widely separated pulsars ushers in a new era in radio astronomy. Astronomers at ASTRON have, by simultaneously detecting the radio signals of two widely separated pulsars, demonstrated the feasibility of new receiver technology that will...
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