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Hasbro Is Looking To Crowdfund This Massive Unicron Transformer Toy

If you grew up watching the Transformers franchise, you might have watched the very first animated movie which featured the planet transformer Unicron. If you thought that it would be awesome ...

10 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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There aren’t enough space explosions to explain strange radio bursts

Weird flashes of radio waves from space could in theory be coming from huge explosions, but now we know the radio bursts occur too often for that idea to work

19 hours ago from Newscientist

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Image: Hubble peers at galactic cherry blossoms

The galaxy NGC 1156 resembles a delicate cherry blossom tree flowering in springtime in this Hubble image. The many bright "blooms" within the galaxy are in fact stellar nurseries—regions where ...

20 hours ago from Phys.org

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Successful launch for eROSITA X-ray telescope

The Russian-German Spektrum-Roentgen-Gamma (SRG) space mission successfully lifted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome on Saturday, July 13 at 14:31. Onboard is the eROSITA X-ray telescope, which ...

20 hours ago from Phys.org

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Hawaii activists protesting over start of work on telescope

Hundreds of demonstrators are gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred.

20 hours ago from Phys.org

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‘Moon-forming’ disk found in distant star system

Discovery helps confirm theories of planet formation, astronomers say.

Fri 12 Jul 19 from Cosmos Magazine

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Ploonets: When a Planet's Moon Goes Rogue

Could moons around hot Jupiters, like the exoplanet shown in this artist's concept, be stripped from the planets they orbit? New research suggests the answer is yes, and the researchers have ...

10 hours ago from Discover Magazine

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Hubble discovers mysterious black hole disc

Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have observed an unexpected thin disc of material encircling a supermassive black hole at the heart of the spiral galaxy NGC 3147, located ...

Thu 11 Jul 19 from Phys.org

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WWE Extreme Rules 2019: Results, recap, match ratings and a big surprise - CNET

Here comes the pain.

Sun 14 Jul 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 And Galaxy Watch Active 2 Look Great In These Leaked Press Images

The unveil of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is less than a month away, which means that leaks have been coming in a relatively fast pace. We’ve seen various renders of the Galaxy Note 10 and even ...

Sat 13 Jul 19 from HotHardware

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