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Black Hole Too Big For Its Galaxy

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A monster black hole has just been discovered. According to a study published in the journal Science, astronomers have located a massive black hole that appears to have affected the growth of the galaxy. Now known as CID-947, the super ...

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Giant Pandas: Couch Potatoes Of The Animal Kingdom

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According to a new study published in the journal Science, pandas are reportedly as sluggish as sloths because of their thyroid hormones and lack of physical activity. A group of researchers from Beijing, China observed five captive pandas at the ...

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Elon Musk Invests $10 Million To Avoid Killer AI

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According to a recent announcement by the Future of Life Institute (FLI), SpaceX head Elon Musk and the Open Philanthropy Project donated 10 million dollars to the FLI’s mission to protect mankind from AI (Artificial Intelligence).  The FLI also announced ...

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Ancient Jesus Lizard Fossil Detailed In Wyoming

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Scientists detailed the fossil belonging to an ancient relative of the modern Jesus Lizard, which earns its name for its ability to walk on water. According to Live Science, the fossil was discovered in Wyoming, far from where modern Jesus ...

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Fifty Shades Of Flatworm

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According to a new study published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, scientists have discovered a flatworm that injects itself in the head with its own sperm. This small, aquatic flatworm, Macrostomum hystix, is able to self-fertilize. It ...

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Venus and Jupiter Conjunction To Take Place Tuesday Night

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Two of the brightest planets visible from Earth will come very close to each other on Tuesday evening, in a phenomenon known as conjunction. For anyone gazing into a clear sky in North America on Tuesday evening, Venus and Jupiter ...

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Unsure Of Evolution? Think Harder

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According to a new study published in the journal Cognition, while the concept of natural selection is largely supported by scientists today, the evolution of the human brain is actually what makes certain people skeptical about it. Scientists made a ...

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Sleeping Rats Dream Of A Better Place

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Rats are known for crawling through dirt, crud and sewers, so why would it not be believable that sleeping rats dream of a better place? A research team from University College London, England said that when rats are shown a ...

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Hubble Astronomers Locate Exoplanet With Comet-Like Tail

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According to Hubble scientists the Hubble Space Telescope recently discovered a cloudy conflagration of hydrogen gas around a Neptune-sized exoplanet named GJ 436b. Its atmosphere, which is presently bleeding out into space, has been named “The Behemoth.” Scientists believe that ...

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Saturn’s Moon Titan Erodes Like Earth’s Sinkhole

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Saturn’s moon Titan is no longer as much of a mystery due to the European Space Agency’s Cassini spacecraft. The surface of Titan has lakes and seas full of hydrocarbons. Since the moment that the NASA (National Aeronautics and Space ...

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