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    1. Astronomers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics have come up with a new way to clear the fog and spot hidden stars at the Milky Way's galactic centre (pictured).

    2. ( Harvard- Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics ) The center of our Milky Way galaxy is a mysterious place. Not only is it thousands of light-years away, it's also cloaked in so much dust that most stars within are rendered invisible. Harvard researchers are proposing a new way to clear the fog and spot stars hiding there. They suggest looking for radio waves coming from supersonic stars.

    3. Artist's conceptions of an exoplanet orbiting a cool red dwarf star like TWA 35/36. Image courtesy David A. Aguilar (CfA/Harvard-Smithsonian).

    4. Shut Up---Or We'll Shut You Down

      The Wall Street JournalOct 12 09:47 AM

      Elizabeth Warren isn’t the only one trying to silence her opponents.

    5. Rote learning is failing science students

      The Irish TimesOct 12 05:48 AM

      Opinion: Problem-solving, creativity and experimentation are crucial tools of the trade

    6. Opinion: Problem-solving, creativity and experimentation are crucial tools of the trade

    7. WSJ Catering to Fossil-Fuel Interests... Again!

      The Huffington PostOct 11 07:58 AM

      In recent weeks the right-wing attack machine has been up in arms regarding a letter sent by a group of 20 climate scientists to President Obama, Attorney General Lynch, and White House science adviser John Holdren requesting that the Department of Justice (DOJ) investigate fossil-fuel companies that appear to have lied about the effects of their products on our world's climate. This week, the ...

    8. Scientists have many important roles to play in preparations for the upcoming UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris . Some are working hard to clarify uncertainties in the science, others on developing and evaluating alternative climate policies.

    9. This month marks the 20th anniversary of the first discovery of a planet orbiting a Sun-like star outside of our solar system – 51 Pegasi b. This event represented a watershed moment in astronomy, and since this point, over 1,800 exoplanets have been discovered, with over 1,000 spotted by NASA's Kepler space telescope . .. Continue Reading Celebrating 20 years of exoplanet discovery Section ...

    10. "This is a really good discovery," says Ravi Kumar Kopparapu, an assistant research scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. The news reinforces the notion that planets in the so-called Goldilocks zone are likely to have life. Just because a planet finds itself nestled in just the right spot to have liquid water — one of the building blocks of life on Earth —  doesn't mean it has all the...

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