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There could be a planet out for a better life than Earth

Just because Earth is a place known for harboring life, doesn’t mean it’s the best planet for a job. Somewhere outside the universe, another orbiting object may be in a better position to support object life, and it may not feel like our own. “We have to focus on some …

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Iceland’s most active volcano seems to be ready to erupt again

An unusually large and powerful eruption of an ice-covered gravitational volcano on Iceland in 2011 sent 20 kilometers of ash into the atmosphere, canceling about 900 passenger flights. In comparison, about 100,000 flights were canceled in 2010 due to very small explosions in Izzafallajukul. Understandably, any mention of another volcanic …

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