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Cecilia Colomé :
Welcome to the century of gravitational
wave astronomy!

LIGOS’ detection is the most precise measurement ever made in human history and marks five milestones for physics. The sound of two black holes colliding. Image from ligo.caltech.edu. By Cecilia Colomé | The Rag Blog | February 24, 2016 Leer … finish reading Cecilia Colomé :
Welcome to the century of gravitational
wave astronomy!

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IDEAS / Bill Meacham : The Mayan Calendar

The sun at the intersection of the galactic equator and the ecliptic. Image from Philosophy for Real Life.Is the end near?The Mayan Calendar On December 21 the 13th baktun will come to an end. Rather than starting a 14th baktun, … finish reading IDEAS / Bill Meacham : The Mayan Calendar

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Surrealist Group : No War on the Moon!

‘Dark Side of the Moon’ by Al Magnus / photo.net. In Defense of the Dark Side of the MoonBy The Surrealist Group / The Rag Blog / August 20, 2009 “But, for myself, the Earth’s records had taught me to … finish reading Surrealist Group : No War on the Moon!

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Cosmic Smiley Face : Hey, What’s so Funny?

A rare positioning of planets Venus (top left) and Jupiter (top right) and the crescent moon of the Earth provides a “smiley” effect that captivated Asia Monday night Dec. 2, 2008. Photo by AP. The next time the moon, Jupiter … finish reading Cosmic Smiley Face : Hey, What’s so Funny?

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SCIENCE : Dark Energy’s Fingerprint Found in Distant Galaxies

This image was produced by combining a dozen NASA Chandra X-ray Observatory observations made of a 130 light-year region in the center of the Milky Way. When microwaves created by the Big Bang pass through large galaxies, they appear to … finish reading SCIENCE : Dark Energy’s Fingerprint Found in Distant Galaxies

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Oil On Saturn Moon : That’s the Ticket!

NASA scientists said Wednesday they had found liquid on Saturn’s moon Titan, seen here in a 2005 NASA handout taken from the Cassini probe, only the second body in the solar system after Earth to have fluid on its surface.Titan … finish reading Oil On Saturn Moon : That’s the Ticket!

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Fourth of July Fireworks

Celestial Stripe. This image of a delicate ribbon of gas, taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, reveals a very thin section of a supernova remnant caused by a stellar explosion that occurred more than 1,000 years ago. Photo courtesy of … finish reading Fourth of July Fireworks

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