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How Do Monster Black Holes Form? New Find May Provide 'Missing Link'

a shared story    8 hours 5 minutes ago
Black holes are some of the strangest objects in the universe, and they typically fall into one of two size extremes: "small" ones that are dozens of times more massive than the sun and other "supermassive" black holes that are billions of times larger th 



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Citrus scent is top mood-booster for women and for men it's the smell of sizzling bacon

a shared story    15 hours 5 minutes ago
However, men are most boosted by visual stimuli, with the sight of a beautiful woman the thing that most cheers them up, according to a new survey. 



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Never mind alien life - now SEA PLANKTON have been found in space: Creatures are living on the surface of the ISS, officials say

a shared story    16 hours 5 minutes ago
Russian space officials claim that the plankton may have been carried to the ISS via air currents blown from Earth, rather than attaching to the modules during launch in Kazakhstan. 



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Is this what a house on MARS will look like? SIX-sided rooms in a honeycomb shaped house (but they've still got two beds and two bathrooms)

a shared story    17 hours 5 minutes ago
A competition by Nasa and 3D-printing company MakerBot to design a base for future astronauts on Mars has been won by a designer in Michigan (winning entry shown). 



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Russia Reignites Its Rocket Industry with New Angara Booster

a shared story    18 hours 5 minutes ago
Russia's recent maiden launch of its new Angara rocket is a harbinger of bigger boosters to come. The successful test flight also marked the country's first new launch vehicle to be built from scratch since the fall of the Soviet Union. 



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Did the Titanic sink because a freak iceberg drifted further south than usual? New theory suggests disaster was NOT due to human error

a shared story    19 hours 5 minutes ago
Researchers from the University of Sheffield say a combination of a large iceberg and unusual weather conditions led to the sinking of the Titanic. 



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Snow in the North Pole has thinned by 50% in just 60 YEARS - and rapid rate of melting 'could damage the Arctic food chain'

a shared story    20 hours 5 minutes ago
The data was collected Nasa and the University of Washington using ice buoys, aircraft surveys and historic data from ice floes used by Soviet scientists in the late 1950s. 




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