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Link: Astronomers discover 7 Earth-sized planets orbiting nearby star – CNN.com

Astronomers discover 7 Earth-sized planets orbiting nearby star – CNN.com Astronomers have found at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the same star 40 light-years away, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature. The findings were also announced … Continue reading

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Link: Ground Zero: Google Maps and Nuclear Weapons

Ground Zero: Google Maps and Nuclear Weapons This app shows the thermal damage caused by a nuclear explosion. Search for a place, pick a suitable weapon and press “Nuke It!”

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Link: Researchers explain how Star Wars twins Luke and Leia are different ages · Great Job, Internet! · The A.V. Club

Researchers explain how Star Wars twins Luke and Leia are different ages · Great Job, Internet! · The A.V. Club Star Wars’ Luke Skywalker and Leia Organa, cinema’s most famous hastily retconned twins, are actually around 1.75 years apart in … Continue reading

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Link: Feeds

Feeds Follow the Earth Observatory Earth Observatory RSS Feeds

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Link: Cambridge Physicists Find Wormhole Proof | IdeaFeed | Big Think

Cambridge Physicists Find Wormhole Proof | IdeaFeed | Big Think Physicists at the University of Cambridge have found a theoretical foundation for the existence of wormholes, which are tubes that connect two different points in space-time. If a piece of … Continue reading

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