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Star’s dimming and brightening may indicate it’s eating a planet

Enlarge / An artist's conception of the star bathed in debris, along with an image of the surge in X-rays (inset). (credit: NASA/Chandra) Planets don't sit still. The seemingly stable orbits of our Solar System could easily give the impression that once a planet forms, it tends to stay in orbit w...

Funny

20 Of The Luckiest People To Walk The Planet

Some lucky bastards just seem to have all the luck in the world! These people were basically dealt a winning hand right out the womb.  Submitted by: Tagged: awesome , win , lucky Share on Facebook

Celebrities

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson Is Officially The Highest Paid Actor On The Planet

The Rock was the top earning actor on Forbes' 2018 list of the world's highest-paid entertainers. View Entire Post ›

Science

A leading researcher suggests the Red Planet’s harsh atmosphere means its surface might not be the most likely place to find the building blocks for life.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSSIf we're looking for life on Mars, start underground. That's the exhortation from a leading researcher who recently led a paper on organics compounds on Mars. Organic compounds containing carbon, hydrogen, and other molecules such as nitrogen are common...

Educational

The Amazing Underwater Cinematography of Blue Planet II | Our Blue Planet | Earth Unplugged

Gavin Thurston has been a pioneer in deep water photography and has caught on camera some of the the most breath taking moments in the history of documentaries. Explore the sea and the ocean from his eyes. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/SubscribeToEarthUnplugged Watch more videos from Earth Unplugged...

Science

A Baby Planet Is Born

In 2003, Donald Pettit, a NASA astronaut, sprinkled some salt into a ziplock bag for an experiment. Pettit was living on the International Space Station, about 200 miles above Earth. The station was just a few years old then, and astronauts were keen to see how stuff reacted in microgravity.Pettit g...

Science

The image captures the formation of a planet around PDS 70, a dwarf star located 370 light-years from Earth.

Credit: ESO/A. Müller et alAn international team of astronomers has released the first image ever captured of a planet being born in deep space. The image, captured with advanced, surface-based telescopes, shows the new planet developing around the dwarf star PDS 70, which is l...

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Scientists finally witness the birth of a planet—and we have pictures

For the first time, astronomers captured a clear image of a young planet forming around its star.  It was captured by the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope (VLT) in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile.  SEE ALSO: Black hole eats and destroys hapless star which wandered...

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Chrissy Teigen May Have Raised The Most Adorable Little Girl On The Planet

Chrissy Teigen is the queen of the Internet, and her daughter Luna is the heiress, apparently. One day, this adorable little girl will rule us all, but until then, she and her mom make an awesome pair.Luna and Teigen have a very special relationship that we have been able to watch develop over socia...

How To

National Geographic's Open-Air Planetarium Displays Augmented Reality Constellations Through Aryzon Viewers

On June 23, National Geographic will begin welcoming visitors to the world's first outdoor planetarium in Quebec, Canada, where an augmented reality experience overlaid on the night sky will replace the projection systems of traditional facilities. Visitors at Québec's ObservEtoiles will ea...


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