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Listen up: NASA wants to talk about a ‘discovery beyond our solar system’

Listen up: NASA wants to talk about a ‘discovery beyond our solar system’ These planets orbiting stars outside our solar system have fascinated astronomers for decades.The agency said yesterday it will host a news conference on Wednesday to discuss recent discoveries of planets beyond our solar system.

7 planets orbiting a star 39 light-years away could play host to alien life

7 planets orbiting a star 39 light-years away could play host to alien life Scientists have discovered that at least seven Earth-sized worlds circle the star TRAPPIST-1, a ultracool dwarf star only about 40 light-years from Earth.Just like Jupiter's moons, the planets orbiting TRAPPIST-1 all interact with one another, meaning that their orbits are influenced by one another.

The building blocks of life are much more common than we thought

The building blocks of life are much more common than we thought There are six chemical elements common to all known life: carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, phosphorus, and sulfur.But silicon is such a heavy atom that thermodynamics seems to look sternly upon the idea of silicon-based life.

Amazon wants subscribers to watch, vote on its five new series pilots for 2017

Amazon wants subscribers to watch, vote on its five new series pilots for 2017 Typically during pilot season, Amazon releases initial episodes for new series, then asks members to fill out a survey once they’ve watched them.It stars Rachel Brosnahan (House of Cards) as Miriam “Midge” Maisel, who appears to have the perfect Upper West Side nuclear family life.

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Anon predicts GTA VI

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Scientists find Earth-like planet with an atmosphere just 39 light-years away

Scientists find Earth-like planet with an atmosphere just 39 light-years away That’s where astronomers have discovered an exoplanet called GJ 1132b, which appears to have an atmosphere.The new analysis of GJ 1132b was led by John Southworth, an astrophysicist at Keele University in the UK.

These images show the spectacular results of a star being born

These images show the spectacular results of a star being born A powerful telescope has captured the rainbow-colored remains of an ancient star birth.This story began around 100,000 years ago, when two adolescent protostars (very young stars) grew increasingly angsty about being stuck in their stellar nursery.

Astronomers spot a massive explosion from the collision of two stars

Astronomers spot a massive explosion from the collision of two stars The Orion Molecular Cloud Complex is a group of nebulae and stellar nurseries positioned some 1,500 light years away from Earth.It says the collision took place 500 years ago, but it takes light from OMC-1 1,500 years to reach us.

Scientists Are Closer to Understanding the 'Alien Megastructure Star'

Scientists Are Closer to Understanding the 'Alien Megastructure Star' Stars don’t come much weirder than KIC 8462852, known colloquially as Tabby’s star.You may be more familiar with it as the “alien megastructure star.