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The Fabric of Time

  Einstein In later years of Einstein’s life he decided that the evolution of three-dimensional existence is flawed, and that …

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Bussard Ramjet: Interstellar Travel

Interstellar Travel Ramjet Interstellar travel is travel between stars. Interstellar travel is much more difficult than interplanetary travel because of …

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Asteroid With Rings Found

Last month an asteroid in orbiting between Saturn and Uranus was discovered to hang a ring system. This asteroid is …

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Largest Solid Known Object in Solar System Found in Kuiper Belt

Californian Institute of Technology astronomers have recently found a new object floating in an outer region of our solar system …

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The “Mars One” Project has 200,000 Applicants

Over 200,000 people have applied for a one way trip to Mars to live out their lives. Does this say …

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ESO Spots Largest Hypergiant Star

The European Southern Observatory has found a very large star and it is now one of the ten largest stars …

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Potential to Shed New Light on Our Cosmic Calendar

Interplanetary Dust Particles Interplanetary dust is dust that been shorn away from asteroids, comets, planets, and other leftover debris from …

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thomasbwalden 2014-01-14 21:02:15

Me back in the 80s.
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