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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 October 27, 2014

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Search of 100,000 galaxies finds no sign of alien life

Researchers are finding no obvious signs of life after digging through thousands of galaxy images in search of advanced civilizations.

By April 16, 2015

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Prepare for the epic total solar eclipse hitting the US in 2017

A once-in-a-lifetime moment will sweep across the US two years from now. Crave's Eric Mack says it's already time to plan your travel and your soundtrack.

By April 9, 2015

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One Einstein ring to rule them all

Gravitational lensing has produced a spectacular ring from a starburst galaxy nearly 12 billion light-years from Earth.

By April 7, 2015

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Cards Against Humanity starts scholarship for women in science

The "party game for horrible people" will use proceeds from its latest expansion pack to do something not quite so horrible.

By March 31, 2015

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NASA video illustrates 'X-ray wind' blasting from a black hole

It takes a mighty wind to keep stars from forming. Researchers have found one in a galaxy far, far away -- and NASA made a short movie about it.

By March 27, 2015

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'Planetary' film wants to shift Earthlings' perspective

A thoughtful documentary from the Planetary Collective aims to shift our view by reminding us that we're all interconnected.

By March 17, 2015

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Rapping scientist lays the diss on cancer

A PhD student developing a new drug that could improve chemotherapy treatment and patient survival rates has described his research over some sick beats.

By March 15, 2015

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Our new neighbours: Rare dwarf galaxies found orbiting the Milky Way

Researchers have found rare satellite dwarf galaxies and candidate dwarf galaxies in orbit around our Milky Way, the largest number of such satellites ever found in one go.

By March 10, 2015

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Mysterious galaxy cluster looks like a cosmic finger painting

Galaxies smashing into each other produce mysterious phenomena that don't even look real when observed from a distance.

By March 10, 2015