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Radio observations were carried out from the Allen Telescope Array of the reputedmegastructure-encompassed star KIC 8462852. Astronomers at the SETI institute (search for extraterrestrial intelligence)have reported their findings after monitoring the reputed megastructure-encompassed star KIC 8462852.  No significant radio signals were detected in observations carried out from the Allen Telescope Array between […]

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LAUREN DECICCA VIA GETTY IMAGES The World Bank says climate change threatens the goal of eradicating poverty by 2030. WASHINGTON — If countries fail to sustain policies that combat the impacts of climate change while also providing safety nets for the world’s poor, global warming will drive an additional 100 […]

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The LIGO observatory sends lasers down two perpendicular arms, each four kilometers long. CALTECH/MIT/LIGO LABORATORY OUR EARS ARE now open to gravity’s faint symphony. On September 18, the Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, or Advanced LIGO, began to listen for gravitational waves, cosmic ripples that subtly warp the fabric of […]