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11.27.16
Massive galaxy cluster found 'hiding' behind the Milky Way
11.27.16 in

Massive galaxy cluster found 'hiding' behind the Milky Way

The Vela supercluster could help explain how our own galaxy group moves.

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11.21.16
X-ray laser spots photosynthesis in real-life conditions
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X-ray laser spots photosynthesis in real-life conditions

You no longer have to freeze leaves to see one of the most vital chemical processes on Earth.

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09.07.15
The farthest known galaxy is 13.2 billion years old
09.07.15

The farthest known galaxy is 13.2 billion years old

Scientists say they've spotted the farthest ever galaxy, a whopping 13.2 billion light years away -- when the universe was still very young.

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08.19.15
Exotic quantum laser could help study other planets
08.19.15

Exotic quantum laser could help study other planets

An exotic, high-bandwidth laser could help identify the materials in alien planets.

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10.04.12
iPhone 5 chemical study shows a green Apple, leaves room for improvement
10.04.12

iPhone 5 chemical study shows a green Apple, leaves room for improvement

Eventually, that shiny new iPhone 5 will have to meet its untimely end, whether it's in a landfill...

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10.31.11
Artificial tongue distinguishes 18 different types of canned tomato
10.31.11

Artificial tongue distinguishes 18 different types of canned tomato

Taste tests are fun -- unless you're in Italy, in which case they're drawn-out and rancorous. Tha...

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09.07.10
All-optical quantum communication networks nearly realized, 'Answers to Life' airing at 9PM
09.07.10

All-optical quantum communication networks nearly realized, 'Answers to Life' airing at 9PM

Ready to get swept away into the wild, wild abyss known as quantum computing? If not, we're certain...

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