“WE’VE been wondering what planet we’re first going to look for life on. Now we know.” Rory Barnes, of the University of Washington, puts it nicely. Proxima Centauri, the star closest ...
Thu 25 Aug 16 from The Economist
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Fri 26 Aug 16 from MIT Technology Review
The National Park Service reports that: "There are currently four small, lightning-caused fires burning in the Olympic National Park wilderness. Although there is no threat to visitor safety ...
Fri 26 Aug 16 from Phys.org
This company has begun taking passengers on free rides, and has beaten Uber to the punch.
Thu 25 Aug 16 from The Washington Post
Our galaxy is home to a bewildering variety of Jupiter-like worlds: hot ones, cold ones, giant versions of our own giant, pint-sized pretenders only half as big around.
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