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The Cosmic Butterfly of Death

The Cosmic Butterfly of DeathNews from Discovery News: Two dying stars are in a dance of death in this spectacular image of the Twin Jet planetary nebula. The butterfly shape is created by the stellar ballet of the two sun-like … Continue reading

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Cosmic inflation: Dust finally settles on BICEP2 results

Cosmic inflation: Dust finally settles on BICEP2 resultsNews from Los Angeles Times: By Amina Khan contact the reporter Reports of evidence of cosmic inflation may have been, well, overblown. When the BICEP2 team announced last year that they had found … Continue reading

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Researchers obtain most accurate measurement of cosmic microwave polarization

Researchers obtain most accurate measurement of cosmic microwave polarizationNews from The Space Reporter: High level of precision measurement could unravel earliest secrets of the universe. A team of 70 cosmologists operating under the name POLARBEAR has obtained the most accurate … Continue reading

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Cosmic masquerade: Habitable planet isn’t planet

Cosmic masquerade: Habitable planet isn’t planetNews from Houston Chronicle: WASHINGTON – A new study reports a planet outside our solar system thought to be in the so-called Goldilocks zone is not even a real planet, but a cosmic masquerade. Four … Continue reading

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Prestigious Kavli Prize goes to ‘cosmic inflation’ theorists (+video)

Prestigious Kavli Prize goes to ‘cosmic inflation’ theorists (+video)News from Christian Science Monitor: Three physicists who helped develop the theory that the universe expanded rapidly in the moments following the Big Bang have been awarded the $ 1 million Kavli … Continue reading

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Scientists honored with 2014 Kavli Prizes for works on cosmic inflation, nano …

Scientists honored with 2014 Kavli Prizes for works on cosmic inflation, nano …News from Tech Times: The 2014 Kavli Prizes will award nine scientists for their contributions in the fields of astrophysics, neuroscience, and nanoscience.(Photo : Design Alex Mittelmann, Coldcreation) … Continue reading

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Gaia satellite to chart one billion stars, answer cosmic questions

Gaia satellite to chart one billion stars, answer cosmic questionsNews from Christian Science Monitor: What can the Gaia satellite, launched on Thursday, tell us about the past, present, and future of our galactic neighborhood? The new satellite carries a billion-pixel … Continue reading

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Hubble Space Telescope achieves deepest cosmic view yet

Hubble Space Telescope achieves deepest cosmic view yetNews from BBC News: 12 December 2012 Last updated at 19:58 ET By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent, BBC News Objects like UDFj-39546284 are at the limit of the Hubble telescope’s vision Hubble astronomers … Continue reading

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Asteroids may yield precious metals, cosmic riches

Asteroids may yield precious metals, cosmic richesNews from Fresno Bee: SEATTLE — Using space-faring robots to mine precious metals from asteroids almost sounds easy when former astronaut Tom Jones describes it – practically like clearing a snow-covered driveway. Jones, an … Continue reading

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