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Mystery of Monster-Sized Stars Finally Cracked
In 2010, astronomers discovered four stars, all of which are at least 300 times the mass of the Sun. Prior to their detection,...
Billionaire Group Announces Plans for Asteroid Mining
On April 23 at Seattle’s Museum of Flight, Planetary Resources, Inc. announced and revealed their plans to search for and mine...
Dark Matter Theories Put into Question
For decades, dark matter and its nature and location have remained elusive to cosmologists. Recently, a team of astronomers...
“Superwinds” of Older Stars Explained
For years, astronomers have known that Sun-like stars lose most of their mass as they transition to the red giant stage,...
Sloan Survey Produces Map of Dark Energy
Using BOSS (Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey), a component of the third Sloan Digital Sky Survey from the Lawrence...
Habitable Planets by the Billions in the Milky Way
In 2007, two super-Earths known as Gliese 667 C and Gliese 581d were discovered orbiting red dwarfs in the habitable zone,...
Astronomers Discover Oldest Planetary System
A team of astronomers who had been creating a survey of stars at the Max-Planck Institute for Astronomy in Heidlberg, Germany...
New Theory Explains Why Black Holes Grow Quickly
A team of astronomers from the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom and Monash University in Australia have collaborated...
MESSENGER Reveals Surprises About Mercury
On March 17th, NASA's spacecraft MESSENGER revealed surprising details about Mercury's interior and topography, changing...
2012 Asteroid to Return Next Year
Instead of coming back on December 21, 2012 - the infamous apocalyptic date - the newly discovered asteroid 2012 DA14 is not expected...
Cassini Detects Oxygen in Saturn’s Moon Dione
Last Friday, NASA’s Cassini mission detected molecular oxygen ions on Dione- one of Saturn’s moons- indicating that the moon...
Supermassive Black Holes Shape Galactic Centers
An international team of astronomers, led by astrophysicist Francesco Tombesi, at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt,...
Exoplanet Possibly Harbors Water and Life
On February 2, a team of astronomers detected an exoplanet (short for extrasolar planet) located in the habitable zone, a slim...
Kepler Finds 26 Planets in 11 New Planetary Systems
This week, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) spacecraft, Kepler, detected eleven planetary systems,...
Planets Much More Common than Stars, Astronomers Say
Astronomers part of the international collaboration Probing Lensing Anomalies NETwork (PLANET) calculated the approximate...
Kepler Finds Three Tiny Exoplanets
Working with the Palomar Observatory near San Diego and the W.M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii and using NASA's spacecraft Kepler,...
Largest Map of Dark Matter Yet Produced
An international team of astronomers has produced a map that covers a billion light-years worth of dark matter in the universe....
Kepler Now on the Hunt for Exomoons
In 2009, NASA launched Kepler to search for planets outside the solar system - called extrasolar planets, or exoplanets - that...
New Computer Model Solves Titan’s Weather Mysteries
In early January, researchers at the California Institute of California (Caltech) created a computer model that reproduces...
Fastest Rotating Star Discovered
In early December, an international team of astronomers discovered an incredibly fast rotating star, rotating at a radial...
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Remember Me: Among June Game Releases 2013
This month will feature something for every gamer with such anticipated titles as “The...
Funk Up Your Music... With Lettuce
"Let us play music" said Lettuce's band members to the funk clubs all over town,...
West Jazz Band: Homegrown Musicians from Sarawak
“Kuu dog nepa yon kuk” translates to ‘you are meant for me’ from the Bidayuh...
Borneo Jazz 2013 Day 2: Fitting Conclusion Leaves Audience...
The second day of Borneo Jazz, held on May 11, marked the end of the two-day jazz...
Lisbon: The City Festivals
Lisbon is one of the greatest destinations for music lovers. Every summer, Lisbon...
Kelly Rowland Opens Up Her Heart in "Dirty Laundry"
For several years, many music fans and critics alike have speculated that Kelly Rowland...
Mo’ Blow Funks up Miri at Borneo Jazz 2013
Borneo Jazz 2013, held on May 10-11 in Park City Everly Hotel, saw two jazz-filled...
Borneo Jazz 2013: First Day Left the Audience Awestruck
The long awaited Borneo Jazz 2013 has finally arrived. Running for the eighth time...
May Game Releases for 2013
There are quite a few different genres being released this month from Platformers...
Remembering George Jones Part III: The Comeback &...
George Jones' had risen from a talented youngster performing on the street corner...
Peers Vote for Marriage Equality
On June 6, after two days of debate, the House of Lords overwhelmingly voted to give...
Gay Marriage Bill Survives ‘Wrecking’ Amendment
Thanks to the votes of Labour MPs, David Cameron handily defeated a rebel backbencher’s...
The Men Who Gave Up the Papacy
Pope Benedict XVI is not the only pope to hand over the Keys of St. Peter to someone...
Scandalgate: Murmurs Against the President
A new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll reported that fifty percent of Americans believe...
Boston Marathon Bombing: Importance of Twitter in a Crisis
Through the smoke billowing out from the two explosions and amidst the screams of those...
Outrage at CNN Reporter Sympathising with Steubenville...
All over social media sites like Twitter and Facebook there has been a growing outcry...
2012: A Busy Year for American Red Cross with 113 Disasters
Washington, U.S.A. -- In a busy year filled with hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires,...
U.S. Medical Care Resembles "Vampire Economy," Surgeon...
Tucson, U.S.A. -- The United States is forfeiting a half century of leadership in medical...
Give Miracles: Campaign to Raise $7.5 Million for Autism...
Philadelphia, U.S.A. -- The Center for Autism Research at The Children's Hospital...
Kelvin Doe: "They call me DJ Focus"
Meet Kelvin Doe. He’s the 16 year old inventor that has recently been a hit among...
Tragedy Strikes Foremost South African Orchestra
The economic crisis is ongoing. South Africans, however, seem to be facing an economic...
Zambians on Second Term for Barack Obama
Zambia, together with many African countries, has welcomed the second term for the US president...
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