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Check Out The Largest Planet Collection Ever Discovered By NASA

NASA's Kepler Space Telescope mission just made history, announcing the discovery of 1,284 new exoplanets. This is the most new planets announced at one time, with 9 of them considered to be potentially habitable. "This announcement more than doubles the number of confirmed planets from Kepler," sa...
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LIVE STREAM: Watch Mercury Transit The Sun Today In Rare Event

In a rare event that happens only 13 times a century, Mercury will be passing in front of the sun today, visible only as a tiny black dot in front of the sun. Take caution, however: looking at this event through your own telescope without the proper solar filters can cause serious damage to your eye...
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Humanity May Be Colonizing Space Sooner Than We Imagine

I recently attended the 2015 Summit on World Technology, where I had the chance to listen to two days of mind-blowing talks from the pioneers of our future. One talk (in particular) really affected me, and left me wondering about the implications of what exactly it will mean if what was said comes t...
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7 Mind-Altering Facts About The Milky Way Galaxy: Our Galactic Home

According to the best estimates by astronomers from around the world, there are at least one hundred billion galaxies in the observable universe. As for the parts of the universe we can't see? Who knows. Within these billions (if not trillions) of galaxies are billions (if not trillions) of stars......