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Weekend of the Nerds

It was my last weekend in Perth before I head off to Germany/Turkey for five weeks, so I decided that extra nerdiness was required, just in case I don’t receive enough pop culture and science fiction while I’m travelling. 1,233 more words

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Rehua- A Maori God : Betelgeux and sometimes the star Antares

I found an excellent article about the Maori stories of the stars by Elsdon Best here

I note that Elsdon says Puanga was female and a wife of Rehua. 2,021 more words

Our Heavenly Father's Stunning World! Here are 10 Amazing Mars Pics Taken From Orbit

Mars exploration isn’t all about Curiosity and Opportunity rovers. NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has snapped loads of beautiful hi-resolution images of the red planet’s surface since 2006. 692 more words

End Time Prophecy

Dark energy quest aided by new 'candle' measuring cosmic distance

Dark energy can be better pinned down the better we understand the speed of the cosmic acceleration it causes. Identifying a new Type Ia supernovae “candle” among young stars emitting ultra violet pins down that speed better. 181 more words

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A New Type of Dyson Sphere May Be Nearly Impossible to Detect

A New Type of Dyson Sphere May Be Nearly Impossible to Detect.

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Please click on link to view the complete story and to see some illuminating illustrations of the Dyson Sphere concept. 244 more words