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Disney Plus: Every show, movie and original you'll be able to stream -- and when - CNET

Disney is going to have 500 movies and 7,500 TV episodes on its $7-a-month streaming service. But which shows and movies will those actually be?

Sat 24 Aug 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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Where are new stars born? NASA's Webb Telescope will investigate

When it comes to making new stars, the party is almost over in the present-day universe. In fact, it's been nearly over for billions of years. Our Milky Way continues to form the equivalent ...

Thu 22 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Image: Hubble's portrait of star's gaseous glow

Although it looks more like an entity seen through a microscope than a telescope, this rounded object, named NGC 2022, is certainly not algae or tiny, blobby jellyfish. Instead, it is a vast ...

Fri 16 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Habitable type planets found around nearby small mass star

A team of researchers from several European countries and one from Chile has found evidence of three possibly habitable exoplanets circling the star GJ1061. In their paper uploaded to the arXiv ...

Fri 23 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Moon glows brighter than sun in images from NASA's Fermi

If our eyes could see high-energy radiation called gamma rays, the Moon would appear brighter than the Sun! That's how NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has seen our neighbor in space for ...

Thu 15 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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We could find alien life on exoplanets by looking for its glow

Most of the closest exoplanets we’ve found orbit stars that can release flares of dangerous UV light, but those very flares might force life to evolve to glow

Tue 20 Aug 19 from Newscientist

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Atomic experiment to detect dark energy fails to feel the force

The universe is generally believed to be expanding at an accelerating rate, thanks to a mysterious force dubbed dark energy. But how exactly does this force work? Researchers in the UK ...

Wed 21 Aug 19 from Gizmag

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A Massive Star Completely Destroyed by a Supernova is Puzzling Scientists

Supernova 2016iet is an example of one of the most extreme types of stellar explosions, though it has some odd features. (Credit: Gemini Observatory/NSF/AURA/ illustration by Joy Pollard) In ...

Fri 16 Aug 19 from Discover Magazine

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‘Game of Thrones’ Star Kit Harington Joins Marvel’s ‘The Eternals’

'Game of Thrones' star Kit Harington is joining the cast of Marvel's 'The Eternals.' (Photo Credit: Mike Coppola / FilmMagic) Game of Thrones star Kit ...

Sat 24 Aug 19 from Geek.com

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