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The cosmic evolution of galaxies

Our knowledge of the big bang has increased dramatically in the past decade, as satellites and ground-based studies of the cosmic microwave background have refined parameters associated with the very early ...

dateMay 11, 2015 in Astronomy
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Intergalactic GPS will guide you through the stars

Lost in the Universe? Need some precise navigation through the bulk of stars in the night sky? Don't worry, there will be an instrument for that - the Multi-Object Optical and Near-infrared Spectrograph (MOONS) ...

dateMar 10, 2015 in Astronomy
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'Halo' series celebrated at HaloFest fan event

Master Chief stormed Hollywood. "Halo" fans toasted the sci-fi video game franchise, which centers on super-soldier protagonist Master Chief, during a Monday celebration at the Avalon nightclub and theater. ...

dateNov 11, 2014 in Software
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How small can galaxies be?

Yesterday I talked about just how small a star can be, so today let's explore just how small a galaxy can be. Our Milky Way galaxy is about 100,000 light years across, and contains about 200 billion stars. Th ...

dateSep 29, 2014 in Astronomy
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Game creators seek mature storytelling in games

For many of the game designers showing off their latest creations at the recent Penny Arcade video game expo in Seattle, the push to feature more mature storytelling has been one of their most significant ...

dateSep 06, 2014 in Software
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