Milky Way

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Study: 8.8 Billion Earth-Sized Just-Right Planets

Space may be vast, but it isn’t that lonely. A new study finds that the Milky Way is teeming with billions of planets like ours, circling stars just like our sun.

11/04/2013

This artist's impression released illustrates the tremendous gravitational pull of a giant black hole. (Photo by ESA/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Black Holes Rotate Almost At Speed Of Light

Scientists and researchers have discovered that supermassive black holes spin at a rate that’s almost equivalent to the speed of light.

03/03/2013

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