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Nasa spots most distant galaxy cluster ever seen

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Astronomers have discovered the most distant galaxy cluster ever observed, glimpsing a stage of evolution that’s never been seen before. The cluster is roughly 11.1 billion light-years away. 



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'Wow!' Again? SETI Mystery Signal Could Long Puzzle Astronomers

a shared story    1 hour 40 minutes ago
Astronomers have detected a very strong radio signal that seems to come from the sunlike star HD 164595, bringing back memories of the Wow! signal of 1977. But will humanity ever truly know where these signals came from? 



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Teen science wiz reveals how Mountain Dew dissolves your teeth quicker than Coca Cola

a shared story    2 hours 40 minutes ago
Teen science wiz Chase Wiley put one of his sister's molars in a cup of Coca Cola, and another in his favorite beverage: Mountain Dew. Both emerge rotten - but Mountain Dew is worse. 



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Galaxy Cluster Discovered Over 11 Billion Light Years Away | Video

a shared story    5 hours 40 minutes ago
Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and other telescopes have found galaxy cluster CL J1001+0220. It is the most distant galaxy cluster to be found to date. 



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Roko the robomonkey could save your life by delivering first aid kits and supplies

a shared story    6 hours 40 minutes ago
The bizarre concept is designed to reach places normal drones or even humans would struggle to get to. Roko swings from branch to branch using extendable arms with hook-grip hands. 



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Fascinating Topics May Lead to False Memories

a shared story    7 hours 40 minutes ago
When you find a topic really interesting, you might be more likely to have false memories related to tha topic, a new study finds. 



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Hunt for Planet Nine reveals tiny world that is the solar system's most distant object

a shared story    8 hours 40 minutes ago
Astronomers at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington DC have spotted a 155-mile wide minor planet that is orbiting more than 3,000 times further from the sun than Earth. 



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Egyptian Mummy's Face Recreated with 3D Printing

a shared story    9 hours 40 minutes ago
An Egyptian mummy's head and face have been reconstructed with forensic science and 3D printing, offering scientists a tantalizing glimpse of the individual's life and death. 



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Aerospace plans to fire rockets filled with CubeSats from F-104s

a shared story    10 hours 40 minutes ago
Mountain View-based firm CubeCab wants to fire micro-satellites into orbit from an ageing fleet of F-104 fighter jets. The service could be available as early as 2018 with lead times of less than a month. 



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A Newfound Asteroid Just Buzzed Harmlessly By Earth

a shared story    11 hours 40 minutes ago
The newfound asteroid 2016 QA2 zoomed within 50,000 miles (80,000 kilometers) or so of the planet Sunday. For perspective, the moon orbits Earth at an average distance of 239,000 miles (384,600 km). 



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A solar storm could destroy the planet unless we create a massive magnetic shield

a shared story    12 hours 40 minutes ago
Dr Joseph Pelton, former dean of the International Space University, in Illkirch-Graffenstaden, France, warns that a solar storm could knock out the time synchronisation of the global internet 



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Geologists search for Anthropocene 'golden spike'

a shared story    13 hours 40 minutes ago
Scientists investigating whether we have entered a new geological age are seeking a suitable "spike" in the environmental record that betrays significant human influence. 



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