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The Mysterious Magnetar With an Insanely Strong Magnetic Field

A team of scientists using the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton space telescope have discovered a weird dead star , which hides one of the strongest magnetic fields in the Universe. Read More >>

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Is This the Last Thing the Human Race Will Ever See?

Astronomers at the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) observatory have found something really strange for the very first time: a strange tridimensional spiral structure inside of a dying star, one that is just like our very own Sun. Read More >>

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A Black Hole Devouring a Star Is One Hell of an Amazing View

Look at this star turned into a fire dragon by a single point of nothingness with the mass of three million suns—its body twisted and deformed as a black beast 2.7 billion light-years away devours it with infinite hunger. Read More >>

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How One Man Hacked Hollywood

Pictures hacked from Hollywood stars' email accounts and phones seem to be a mainstay of popular culture these days. Chris Chaney, one of the most prolific celebrity hackers to date, was recently arrested—but GQ has a wonderful profile of the man which you really have to read. Read More >>

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Spam Rank: The Google-Backed Research Fighting Fake Reviews

Fake online reviews are a pain in the ass: they make interent shopping harder than it already is. But thankfully there are people out there who are developing ways of spotting and blocking rogue five-star reviews, and a new algorithm backed by Google seems to be the most effective yet. Read More >>

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There Are Actually Millions of Tatooines In Our Galaxy

Astronomers have found two more new planets orbiting binary stars: Kepler-34b and Kepler-35b. Their discovery, which follows the original Tatooine discovery back in September 2011, is quite important: now we know there are millions of planets orbiting binary stars. Read More >>

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