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Oldest object ever observed

Occurring only 630 million years after the Big Bang, GRB 090423 detonated so early that astronomers had no direct evidence that anything explodable even existed back then. The faint infrared afterglow of GRB 090423 was recovered by large ground telescopes … Continue reading

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Hubble Finds a Mystery Object

Turns out they found something, and no one knows what it is. You could read the article. But frankly, the best part of this news, are the people tossing out ideas as to what it is. Here are a few … Continue reading

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Star eats neighbor star and burps a planet.

Well, not exactly… but it’s fun to say. Check the article

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String Theory Defined in 2 Minutes

Discovery channel sponsored a contest for video shorts describing string theory. Here is the winner. http://services.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f8/716696176 Who would have thought, 2 minutes and with a rubber ducky. I love it.

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October 4,2007 Marks 50 years in Space

When Sputnik took off 50 years ago, the world gazed at the heavens in awe and apprehension, watching what seemed like the unveiling of a sustained Soviet effort to conquer space and score a stunning Cold War triumph. http://news.yahoo.com Awesome. … Continue reading

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heaviest element yet known to science

“A major research institution has announced the discovery of the heaviest element yet known to science – “governmentium.” It has 1 neutron, 12 assistant neutrons, 75 deputy neutrons and 111 assistant deputy neutrons for an atomic mass of 312. These … Continue reading

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