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02.03.12
New super-Earth detected, 'best candidate' for supporting life
02.03.12

New super-Earth detected, 'best candidate' for supporting life

A new potentially life-bearing "super-Earth" has been discovered orbiting a relatively nearby star....

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05.22.11
Astronomers snap black hole murder in graphic detail (video)
05.22.11

Astronomers snap black hole murder in graphic detail (video)

We tend to imagine a black hole sucking everything around it straight into oblivion. The truth, h...

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