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The farthest star has been discovered

A massive heap (left) magnified a distant star more than 2000 times and made it visible far from the earth (bottom right), although it is 9 billion light-years away to be seen individually with today's telescopes (Photo: NASA, ESA and P. Kelly (University of Minnesota)) Astronomers have discovered the farthest star ever observed and 9 billion light-years away Earth, a …

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Hundreds of streets of Cambridge in honor of Stephen Hawking

LONDON (ABC) – The life of renowned physicist and author Stephen Hawking was celebrated on Saturday in the English city of Cambridge. Hundreds of well-wishers lined the streets to peer at the hearse carrying his mortal remains. Private funeral. There was a spontaneous applause outside the church of St. Mary the Great when the hearse arrived. The bells of the …

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X-rays could sterilize foreign planets that would otherwise be habitable

Intensive radiation could replace the ozone layer with earth-like planets and thus destroy the entire country life. A diagram of the Habitable Zone, sometimes called the Goldilocks Area. Shown is temperature vs starlight received. Some notable exoplanets are placed on the chart, plus Earth, Venus, and Mars. Photo credits: Chester Harman Astronomers have already discovered over 3,700 planets orbiting other …

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Mike Keeler: This is about the moon and the son

Mike Keeler Editor's note: This one also ran on April 13, 2012 (6 years ago), because it was also aligned. , The traditional Jewish calendar is based on the cycles of the moon. Each month has 29 or 30 days, during which the moon grows during the first half of the month, is full in the middle of the month …

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Why EPA's efforts to lower fuel efficiency standards could be Trump's hitherto climate-damaging measure

The administration of President Donald Trump has made decades of efforts to reduce CO2 emissions from cars, taking the most consistent step to lift his predecessor's legacy on climate change. Scott Pruitt, the embattled chief of the Environmental Protection Agency, announced Monday in a "final decision" the reversal that President Obama's plan for model years 2022-2025 would go too far …

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EPA to reduce emission standards

FILE – In this September 13, 2017, file photo, cars waiting in line for gas as a station in Miromar Lakes, Florida. Environmental regulators announced on Monday, April 2, 2018, they will set emission standards for cars and trucks that said a timeline introduced by President Obama was inappropriate and set standards too high. (David Goldman, File / Associated Press) …

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Gravitational waves could arise in the center of most galaxies

Gravitational waves can be forged by the godless forces in the center of galaxies, a new study suggests. Sagittarius A *, the black hole in the center of our own galaxy. This image was taken with NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory. Gravitational waves have taken the world by storm. After being first foretold by Einstein a century ago, it took a …

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Will the Milky Way get bigger?

NGC 4565, a spiral galaxy estimated at 30-50 million light-years. Credit: Ken Crawford The galaxy we inhabit, the Milky Way, could grow even larger, according to Christina Martínez-Lombilla, a PhD student at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias on Tenerife and her staff. She will present the work of her team in a lecture on Tuesday, April 3, at the …

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