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astronomy

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Watch RNA sequencing and astronomy expressed as dance

Every year, Science magazine challenges PhD students to explain the topic of their thesis in the form of dance. This year's finalists are in.

By 28 October 2014

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Cells with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads?

Researchers from the University of St. Andrews figure out a way to attach laser lights to cells to make them easier to keep track of. Because they don't make name tags that tiny.

By 26 July 2015

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Mysterious ancient star chart shows foreign skies

A star chart carved into the ceiling of an ancient tomb in Japan is believed to be the world's oldest, and may show the sky as it was seen from China.

By 20 July 2015

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Save the world using your PC or phone

By joining your machine to others around the world, you could help eradicate diseases or find alien life.

By 18 July 2015

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The cold, hard truth is the Earth probably isn't headed for a mini ice age

Don't fret, Internet. Reports about a mini-ice age coming our way in the next 15 years aren't as dire as they sound.

By 16 July 2015

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Astronomers find another 'Jupiter' orbiting a sun just like ours

A surprising find has researchers thinking that they may have discovered a "Solar System 2.0."

By 16 July 2015

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Fasten your Kuiper Belt: Canberra gets a world-first look at Pluto

Get ready for your close-up, Pluto -- CSIRO's Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex will get a world-first look when the New Horizons space probe does its closest fly-by of the dwarf planet.

By 14 July 2015

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Pluto postage stamp on spacecraft heading for history July 14

The New Horizons spacecraft has a host of high-tech equipment aboard to study the Pluto region of our solar system with. It also has a unique little postage stamp.

By 14 July 2015

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Astronomers make a real five-star find

Astronomers have found the very first quintuple star system consisting of two sets of eclipsing binary stars and one solo star.

By 9 July 2015

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Big discoveries heralded by a faint breath of hydrogen from a distant galaxy

The Square Kilometre Array had detected a tiny signature from 5 billion light years away that heralds great finds in the future.

By 6 July 2015