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Colliding galaxy clusters

Galaxy clusters contain a few to thousands of galaxies and are the largest bound structures in the universe. Most galaxies are members of a cluster. Our Milky Way, for example, is a member of the "Local Group," a set of about ...

dateDec 05, 2016 in Astronomy
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LIGO back online, ready for more discoveries

Today (November 30), scientists restarted the twin detectors of LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory, after making several improvements to the system. Over the last year, they have made enhancements ...

dateDec 01, 2016 in General Physics
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Verizon: telecom giant with big ambitions

Verizon, which agreed Monday to acquire faded internet star Yahoo, grew from its roots as a regional telephone carrier to a top wireless company—with ambitions to be much more.

dateJul 25, 2016 in Business
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