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Friday: December 11, 2009

The Big Dipper constellation gets an upgrade via brand new star addition.The Big Dipper constellation gets an upgrade via brand new star addition.

Alcor, the bright star that forms the bend in the dipper's 'handle,' has a dim red dwarf star orbiting it.  They've put out this very pretty image, in which Alcor is renamed Alcor A, and its newly-found satellite star is called Alcor B.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 6:39 AM | Tags (10) | abcnews | addition | alcor | bigdipper | formation | improvement | satellite | space | star | upgrade |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 28, 2009

You may notice some additional links on results when searching Google now.You may notice some additional links on results when searching Google now.

A neat little Google addition for Monday morning. So far it seems limited to a couple of subjects (example in this case is a search for nuclear fission). If you're a developer you can add code to identify the sections you want linked up.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 7:36 AM | Tags (6) | google | links | additional | seealso | anchors | cnet |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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