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Three earth-sized planets discovered orbiting dim dwarf star

May 4, 2016 7:07 am
Three earth-sized planets discovered orbiting dim dwarf star

An artistic image of TRAPPIST-1 with its three planets (Space.com) Astronomers’ recent discovery of three potentially habitable exoplanets some 40 light years away may at last refute our cosmic solitude. The almost earth-sized planets might also serve as our second home, providing that we can go far beyond our current technology to reach them. […]

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Earthquake strikes near Vanuatu

April 3, 2016 6:03 pm
Earthquake strikes near Vanuatu

The earthquake was centered about 81km northwest of Port-Olry. Photo / File Kiwis living in Vanuatu have described feeling a “strong but not severe” earthquake – but say there is no immediate reports of injury or damage. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said tsunami waves were possible for coasts within […]

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Rocky Mountains

November 28, 2012 2:44 pm

Rocky Mountains They are home to jagged peaks, sparkling lakes, and rushing rivers. They offer some of the best skiing and most spectacular scenery in North America. They are North America’s longest mountain chain. They are the great Rocky Mountains. MILES AND MILES OF MOUNTAINS The Rocky Mountains are in western North America. They rise dramatically from […]

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Ships

November 27, 2012 10:28 am

Every day, huge ships made of steel cross the oceans and travel the world’s great rivers and lakes. Powerful engines turn propellers that make the ships go. Ships transport people and goods to all parts of the world. Ships are very important to the way we live. Ships carry oil that is made into gasoline for […]

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Earth Day

November 24, 2012 2:40 am

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Water Cycle

2:29 am

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Water

2:28 am

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Volcanoes

2:26 am

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Tides

2:25 am

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Soil

2:24 am

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