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  • Glowing Auras and ‘Black Money’: The Pentagon’s Mysterious U.F.O. Program

    In the $600 billion annual Defense Department budgets, the $22 million spent on the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program was almost impossible to find.

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  • Mysterious water-like streaks on Mars might be sand flows instead

    Dust to dust. The mysterious dark flows on Mars may not be water after all. Instead, they could be rivulets of sand, set in motion by sunlight on the Martian surface. The dark streaks form on Mars’s slopes during warm seasons, and are known as recurring slope lineae. While there is no direct evidence of

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  • New ‘Poké Ball’ robot catches deep-sea critters without harming them

    This device could help unlock the secrets of fragile, soft-bodied sea creatures

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  • Antares: Astronomers Snap Most Detailed Image of Star That’s Not the Sun

    An international team of astronomers from Chile and Germany has managed to capture an image of unprecedented detail of another star — that isn’t the Sun — the red supergiant star Antares. The team has also made the first map of the velocities of material in the atmosphere of a star other than the Sun, revealing unexpected turbulence in the extended atmosphere of Antares.

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