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Techno-Disaster Alert: Massive Sun Storm Reaches Earth

The strongest sun storm in six years has reached Earth early Thursday, endangering the operations of satellites, power grids and navigation systems. ­The storm was unleashed by two massive solar flares earlier this week, rated…


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Galaxy Cluster Hidden In Plain View

A team of astronomers has discovered the most distant cluster of red galaxies ever observed using FourStar, a new and powerful near-infrared camera on the 6.5m Magellan Baade Telescope. The galaxy cluster is located 10.5…



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Space Weather: Explosions On Venus

In the grand scheme of the solar system, Venus and Earth are almost the same distance from the sun. Yet the planets differ dramatically: Venus is some 100 times hotter than Earth and its days…


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Deadly Asteroid Heading Towards Earth

To avert a new apocalypse – this time set for February 2013 – scientists suggest confronting asteroid 2012 DA14 with either paint, or big guns. The tough part of either scheme is that time has…


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