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Bath Bomb That Turns Your Bath into Universe! The bomb is bright blue with a bit of white and pink running through it and it was covered in gold and silver glitter.more… Chinese Artist Creates a Ladder to Heaven of 1602 Feet in Height Using Fireworks In tribute to their grandmother!more… 18 Awesome Facts About [...]

Rumored Boba Fett Plot Ups His Importance in the Star Wars Universe. Considerably Turns out Boba Fett may be behind the whole Star Wars saga … more… World’s Most Expensive Belt Buckle Costs More Than a House From afar, the Calibre R822 looks like yet another jewel-encrusted smartphone, but it’s actually the world’s most expensive [...]

First results from a major astronomical survey using a cutting-edge technique appear to have confirmed the existence of mysterious dark energy. Dark energy makes up some 74% of the Universe and its existence would explain why the Universe appears to be expanding at an accelerating rate. The finding was based on studies of more than [...]

One hundred and fifty years ago, paleontologist Thomas Henry Huxley (an autodidact and philosopher who coined the term “agnostic” and was known as “Darwin’s Bulldog” for his passionate defense of natural selection) asserted that humankind would eventually take the processes of evolution into our own hands. Within a few decades of his proclamation, a cadre [...]

Our Galaxy has Billions of Earths

Posted: 16th February 2009 by Simo Häyhä in Randomness
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There could be one hundred billion Earth-like planets in our galaxy, a US conference has heard. Dr Alan Boss of the Carnegie Institution of Science said many of these worlds could be inhabited by simple lifeforms. He was speaking at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Chicago. So [...]