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The most powerful camera in deep space just sent 1,000 more pics back to Earth

It has now been nearly a decade since the HiRISE camera arrived in orbit around Mars and began taking high-resolution images of the Red Planet. Tucked aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, HiRISE has a telescope aperture of 0.5 meter, making it the most powerful camera ever sent into deep space, with a maximum resolution of about 0.3 meter/pixel. This has allowed NASA to […]

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How much money you need to save each day to become a millionaire by age 65

If you want to get rich, start investing — and start as early as you possibly can. “Becoming rich is nothing more than a matter of committing and sticking to a systematic savings and investment plan,” financial adviser David Bach writes in his book “Smart Couples Finish Rich.” “You don’t need to have money to make money,” he writes. “You just […]

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The So-Called Alien Megastructure Just Got Even More Mysterious

By Gizmodo – Last fall, a little-known star called KIC 8462852 became our planetary obsession when astronomers said that its erratic flickering could be the result of an alien megastructure. Further observation of Tabby’s Star yielded no signs of aliens, but the sudden dips in luminosity continue to defy explanation. Now, things just got a bit weirder. In an unpublished […]

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A New Study Suggests That People Who Don’t Drink Alcohol Are More Likely To Die Young

By Business Insider – A newly released study shows that regular drinkers are less likely to die prematurely than people who have never indulged in alcohol. You read that right: Time reports that abstaining from alcohol altogether can lead to a shorter life than consistent, moderate drinking. Surprised? The tightly controlled study, which looked at individuals between ages 55 and 65, spanned a 20-year […]

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