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Two worlds orbiting a distant star are about to become a snack of cosmic proportions. Astronomers announced on Monday that the planets Kepler-56b and Kepler-56c will be swallowed by their star in a short time by astronomical standards. Their ends will come in 130 million and 155 million years, respectively.
The planets of our solar system come in two basic flavors, like vanilla and chocolate ice cream.
Astronomers announced on Monday that they have discovered a new type of planet - a rocky world weighing 17 times as much as Earth.
Life in the universe might be even rarer than we thought.
RALEIGH, N.C., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new Harvard study says diabetes rates in North Carolina have nearly doubled in 20 years, Philanthropy North Carolina has reported. Logo
New study by Syracuse and Harvard universities shows potential for reductions of more than 750 thousand tons of other harmful air pollutants across continental U.S.
Opening heralds Broad's second decade and commitment to Kendall Square CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard today celebrates the opening
Going vegetarian or vegan has numerous health benefits.
Many studies suggest that fiber-rich diets may help prevent heart disease.
Researchers at MIT and Harvard have devised the most accurate model to date of how our universe first took shape. Dubbed Illustris, the new virtual cosmos covers the 13 billion-year evolution of the universe beginning just 12 million years after the Big Bang.