Monthly Archives: December 2017

ASTRONOMERS JUST FOUND A SECOND SUPER-EARTH AT A STAR 111 LIGHT YEARS AWAY

8 DEC 2017 The search for extra-solar planets has turned up some very interesting discoveries. Aside from planets that are more-massive versions of their Solar counterparts (aka. Super-Jupiters and Super-Earths), there have been plenty of planets that straddle the line between classifications. And then there were times when follow-up observations …

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PILOT BOAT CAPSIZE KILLS TWO

Two people went missing after a pilot boat capsized in the Gulf of Finland on Friday evening, and rescue divers worked for eight hours to determine if survivors might be trapped within the vessel’s upturned hull. The bodies of both individuals were ultimately found inside the boat’s interior compartments. Finnpilot …

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