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Star spotted flying through universe at blistering speed after being thrown out of black hole

Object 'is a visitor from a strange land', scientist says

Thu 14 Nov 19 from The Independent

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Evidence found of magnetic reconnection generating spicules on the sun

An international team of researchers has found evidence that magnetic reconnection is the source of spicule generation on the surface of the sun. In their paper published in the journal Science, ...

Fri 15 Nov 19 from Phys.org

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Samsung has a 'Dark Side' Galaxy Note 10 Plus bundle coming next month

The black Note 10 comes with a themed case featuring the First Order badge and Star Wars logo on the back and red trim around the camera lens array. To complete the look, it comes bundled with ...

16 hours ago from Techspot

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How to observe a 'black hole symphony' using gravitational wave astronomy

Shrouded in mystery since their discovery, the phenomenon of black holes continues to be one of the most mind-boggling enigmas in our universe.

21 hours ago from Phys.org

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That Tiny Black Dot on the Sun Today? It Was Mercury, in a Rare Celestial Crossing

The eastern U.S. and Canada got the show, along with Central and South America

Mon 11 Nov 19 from TIME

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Earth's magnetic song recorded for the first time during a solar storm

Data from ESA's Cluster mission has provided a recording of the eerie "song" that Earth sings when it is hit by a solar storm.

16 minutes ago from Phys.org

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Hyper-fast star ejected by supermassive black hole

Astronomers see first demonstration of the ‘Hills mechanism’.

Wed 13 Nov 19 from Cosmos Magazine

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'The Mandalorian' Episode 2 Is Fun, But Falls a Little Short

One of our suspicions is confirmed concerning an adorable 50-year old baby.

Fri 15 Nov 19 from SPACE.com

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Han Shot First, but leave Lucas’ edits in Star Wars forever

Whew! Disney+ has launched and the only place with more content than its app is our website. Wow okay that was corny, I’m sorry, but something about Disney brings out the safe, ...

Wed 13 Nov 19 from The Verge

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