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Tuesday: January 5, 2010

Five new lightweight planets discovered via Kepler space telescope.Five new lightweight planets discovered via Kepler space telescope.

All five planets in question are really close to nearby stars making them a little too hot for any actual human/alien life. Also, the orbital period is about three to four days but still, your face would melt off.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 6:37 AM | Tags (9) | planets | discovery | kepler | lightweight | space | melt | stars | face | off |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: December 9, 2009

Hubble manages to capture images of some of the oldest galaxies ever seen.Hubble manages to capture images of some of the oldest galaxies ever seen.

NASA said that not only are those the oldest galaxies ever seen, but the data that can be extracted from the image will provide 'insights into how galaxies grew in their formative years early in the universe's history.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 6:43 AM | Tags (6) | space | photos | hubble | cnet | stars | deep |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 15, 2009

Eight Starship Enterprise facts that every Star Trek fan should know about.Eight Starship Enterprise facts that every Star Trek fan should know about.

I'll admit that I never knew the reasoning behind the NCC-1701 registration number.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 12:58 PM | Tags (6) | enterprise | ncc-1701 | space | starship | startrek | trek |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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