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FDNY firefighter claims he’s seen ghosts, aliens and angels

He’s one of the city’s Bravest … and Strangest.<p>Firefighter Andrew Radziewicz says he’s a “psychic medium” who regularly encounters extraterrestrials, …


Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2018 shortlist – in pictures

The Milky Way, the Andromeda galaxy and the Running Man nebula feature in the shortlist for the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year award. The winners will be announced on 23 October, and an exhibition of the winning images from the past 10 years of the contest will be on show at …


A Close Look at a Cancer Genome

Ever since gene sequencing became feasible (for several values of “feasible”!) it’s been of great interest to look at the genetic material of …


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Telegraph Reporters<br>19 JULY 2018 • 3:38 PM BST<p>The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the shortlisted entries for the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2018 competition. The organisers have been inundated with thousands of exceptional images from enthusiastic amateur and …


Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels Gif

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If the Universe is expanding, why is the Andromeda galaxy on course to collide with the Milky Way?

The galactic collision will create quite the spectacle in the night sky four billions years from now.<p>The expansion of the Universe is a large-scale …


Milky Way leaps from the VLT to VISTA

In this beautiful panorama the Milky Way streams over two of ESO's flagship facilities. You may never be able to reach the end of the rainbow, but in …


Hubble looks deep into the Universe

Astronomers have assembled a new portrait of the stars. Image: NASA, ESA, G. Illingworth, D. Magee, and P. Oesch (University of California, Santa …


‘The Last Bet-the-Company Situation’: Q&A With Elon Musk

Elon Musk has been tweeting a lot over the past few months.<p>As Tesla Inc. lurched toward a Musk-imposed deadline to build 5,000 Model 3 electric …

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How Elon Musk Tries to Control His Public Narrative

Elon Musk is a master storyteller. Production troubles at the Tesla Inc. plant? He’s building a submarine to rescue children from a Thai cave. The …


Origin of Mystery Space Radiation Finally Found

Science & Innovation<p>The long-sought discovery may kick off a whole new way of studying the cosmos.<p>A flash of light detected about a mile below the South Pole likely solves a century-old cosmic mystery—and potentially opens up a new kind of astronomy involving ghostly subatomic particles called …


Image - Postcards from Andromeda: Andromeda Galaxy Halo Details

These data are from the HST proposal 9453 by T.M. Brown, H.C. Ferguson, E. Smith (STScI), R.A. Kimble, A.V. Sweigart (NASA/GSFC), A. Renzini (ESO), …


A Chronological Guide to All the Movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

When Marvel released <b>Iron Man</b> in 2008, few people would have guessed the Marvel Cinematic Universe would expand the way it has. Over 10 years later, the MCU has definitely cemented its place in pop culture thanks to billion-dollar blockbuster hits like <b>Black Panther</b> and <b>Avengers: Infinity War</b>, as well …

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Meteor Activity Outlook for 7-13 July 2018

During this period the moon will reach it’s new phase on Thursday July 12th. At that time the moon will be located near the sun and will be invisible …


Scientists Have New Method to Determine Our Galaxy's Mass

A satirical look at current events!<p><b>Scientists Have New Method to Determine Our Galaxy's Mass:</b> Astronomers say due to new technological advances, they …


Milky Weigh: New Method Pins Down Our Galaxy's Mass

Astronomers now have a much better idea of just how much the Milky Way weighs.<p>nearby ly teof the Milky Way's mass. That number is 960 billion solar …


Art installation of Our Place in Space in Chiavenna

Artist Dania Zanotto has taken the variety and abundance of star formation regions and cosmic nebulae and has interpreted them in precious, …


How a Renegade 'Sausage Galaxy' Gave the Milky Way Its Bulge

About 10 billion years ago, a young and reckless Milky Way crashed head-on into the sausage-shaped galaxy next door, and neither star system was ever …


Stars in the telescopic eye: LVHIS and the nearby Universe

Spiral galaxies like the Milky Way and its neighbour, the Andromeda Galaxy, contain about 100 billion stars each, the light of which can be seen by …


Meet the women who claim they can see and speak to unicorns - and believe the magical beasts can heal humans

YOU might see trendy unicorns in every shop on the high street at the moment, but Jacqueline Piper claims she has been seeing them in real life for …


Maiden Japan Licenses Maria Watches Over Us, Hataraki Man, Basquash!, Yumeiro Pâtissière, Votoms, Ideon, Xabungle, Human Crossing Anime

Xabungle, Ideon currently streaming on HIDIVE<p>Anime News Network's coverage of Anime Expo 2018 is sponsored by Yen Press.<p>Section23's Maiden Japan …


46 Scintillating Facts about Stars

At the most conservative estimate, there are at least 10 billion trillion stars in the universe.[9]<p>Red stars are relatively small and cool, while the …


Celestial Fireworks

As we celebrate the Fourth of July today with family gatherings and fireworks, let us take a moment to look at the sky and understand and admire the …


How Long Would It Take to Cross the Milky Way at Light Speed?

The disk of our home galaxy – the Milky Way – is bigger than we previously thought. A new study shows it would take 200,000 years for a spaceship …


The galactic tide coming our way

The same force responsible for moving oceans will also rip our galaxy apart. Katie Mack explains.


A glimpse of the future

This image, captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, shows what happens when two galaxies become one. The twisted cosmic knot seen here is …




Base Your Social Media Strategy on the Storytelling Framework of ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Social media is noisy. We all know this. Every single second, there are:<p>814 images published on Instagram<br>• 2,644,941 emails sent<br>• 7,844 tweets sent<p>Worse, …

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New Royal Canadian Mint collectable coin is out of this world

The Royal Canadian Mint's latest collectible coin is pretty far out.<p>Vancouver-based artist and research scientist Alexandra Lefort designed the coin …

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Ready or not, Amazon launches back-to-school store w/ curated picks, more

Even though it’s not even July yet, Amazon is looking forward to another school year with its new <i>Back to School and Off to College</i> stores. Designed as a way for students, both young and old, to save cash, this new Amazon venture piggybacks on its previous education-focused Prime initiatives.<p>Inside …