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Gorgeous new Hubble pictures show the violent death of stars

Nothing rages harder against the death of light than a star. Their death struggles are wild and violent, as the star is struck by colossal tremors and throws huge amounts of star material out into the surrounding space. The study of the gas and dust thrown off by such events can help us understand how these stars die … and …

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Mike Trout, other MLB stars, call to start the 2020 season in a coordinated message: “Tell us when and where”

Now watch: Will the 2020 MLB season be played? (1:51) Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout is widely (and rightly so) considered the best player in major league baseball. Still, he rarely makes headlines for something he said. So it is noteworthy that Trout went to Twitter on Tuesday to tweet an official union statement quoting what has become a …

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The NASA spacecraft sends back images of stars 4.3 billion miles away

New Horizons explores Pluto, Arrokoth Do you have 3D glasses? You can view these stereo images that show the distance of the stars from their background. Proxima Centauri is on the left and Wolf 359 on the right. New Horizons explores Pluto, Arrokoth The newly renamed Arrokoth, once known as Ultima Thule, is ultra-smooth, smooth, and covered with organic complex …

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John C. Calhoun: NFL stars urge Clemson University to cut ties to former US vice president who owns slaves

Clemson University was built on the plantation of former Vice President Calhoun. Calhoun, known for defending slavery and owning about 80 slaves himself, has become a controversial name on Clemson’s campus, where he is consistently used as the school’s Honors College name. And many have enough. Last week, a Clemson student started a change.org petition calling for the renaming of …

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Scientists discover new stars and planets that are a reflection of the earth and the sun news

The similarities between this distant planet – called KOI-456.04 – and Earth are numerous, and researchers hope that this could mean that the conditions there are right for life. The observation was made by the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research in Göttingen. The Max Planck Society describes the star and its planet as a “reflection” of the earth …

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There is now strong evidence that an exotic kind of matter exists in neutron stars

Neutron stars are high on the list of the most delicious objects in the universe. First, there were dense “nuclear noodles” under their crusts. Now we have new evidence that the nuclei of the most massive neutron stars consist of an exotic “soup” of subatomic particles called quarks. Physicists have created new calculations that use data from gravitational waves first …

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Researchers discover a new kind of matter in neutron stars

Confirming the existence of quark nuclei in neutron stars has been one of the most important goals of neutron star physics in the past 40 years. Photo credit: Jyrki Hokkanen, CSC – IT Center for Science A Finnish research group has found strong evidence for the presence of exotic quark matter in the nuclei of the largest existing neutron stars. …

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Bruno Tonioli invites Meghan Markle to dance with the stars

No cha-cha chance! Bruno Tonioli invites Meghan Markle to sign up for Dancing With The Stars: “It would make her look accessible and fun.” By George Stark for Dailymail.com Released: 16:12 EDT, June 1, 2020 | Updated: 4:40 p.m. EDT, June 1, 2020 Dance with the duchess? Dancing With the Stars and Strictly Come Dancing judge Bruno Tonioli has expressed …

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Trump wants America to look at the stars as he pulls them through the trough science

Making America great again just wasn’t enough. “President Trump is making the room great again,” said the Republican National Committee this week. Donald Trump returns to Cape Canaveral, Florida on Saturday to witness the planned launch of a SpaceX rocket with NASA astronauts that was delayed by the weather three days earlier. After this high point, the US President will …

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