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These are my hand-picked favourite articles from around the web, freshly chosen every day. All of them are jolly good reads.

These articles are the most interesting, curious and informative things I've found each day.

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A super-Earth found in the habitable zone of a Sun-like star - feeds.arstechnica.com

Shared 3 years 29 weeks ago

Since its launch in 2009, the $600 million Kepler Space Telescope has been scanning the cosmos in search of exoplanets—planets outside our Solar System. To date, the planet-hunting telescope has identified over 4,000 potential planets, of which nearly 1,000 have been confirmed. Faulty reacti...

A super-Earth found in the habitable zone of a Sun-like star - feeds.arstechnica.com

A super-Earth found in the habitable zone of a Sun-like star - feeds.arstechnica.com

Shared 3 years 29 weeks ago

Since its launch in 2009, the $600 million Kepler Space Telescope has been scanning the cosmos in search of exoplanets—planets outside our Solar System. To date, the planet-hunting telescope has identified over 4,000 potential planets, of which nearly 1,000 have been confirmed. Faulty reacti...

A super-Earth found in the habitable zone of a Sun-like star - feeds.arstechnica.com

If we discover extraterrestrial life, what happens next? - feeds.theguardian.com

Shared 3 years 29 weeks ago

The search for extraterrestrial life is seen as one of pure curiosity. But, as in other areas of science, we should worry about the consequences of success. Fifty years ago the era of robotic exploration of our solar system was just beginning. In July 1965 the Mariner IV probe sent back data showing...

If we discover extraterrestrial life, what happens next? - feeds.theguardian.com

If we discover extraterrestrial life, what happens next? - feeds.theguardian.com

Shared 3 years 29 weeks ago

The search for extraterrestrial life is seen as one of pure curiosity. But, as in other areas of science, we should worry about the consequences of success. Fifty years ago the era of robotic exploration of our solar system was just beginning. In July 1965 the Mariner IV probe sent back data showing...

If we discover extraterrestrial life, what happens next? - feeds.theguardian.com

Why Red Means Red in Almost Every Language - Issue 26: Color - nautil.us

Shared 3 years 29 weeks ago

When Paul Kay, then an anthropology graduate student at Harvard University, arrived in Tahiti in 1959 to study island life, he expected to have a hard time learning the local words for colors. His field had long espoused a theory called linguistic relativity, which held that language shapes percepti...

Why Red Means Red in Almost Every Language - Issue 26: Color - nautil.us

Why Red Means Red in Almost Every Language - Issue 26: Color - nautil.us

Shared 3 years 29 weeks ago

When Paul Kay, then an anthropology graduate student at Harvard University, arrived in Tahiti in 1959 to study island life, he expected to have a hard time learning the local words for colors. His field had long espoused a theory called linguistic relativity, which held that language shapes percepti...

Why Red Means Red in Almost Every Language - Issue 26: Color - nautil.us

Mini-Neptunes Might Host Life Under Right Conditions - www.astrobio.net

Shared 3 years 29 weeks ago

Strip away the atmosphere and a mini-Neptune might have a habitable core....

Mini-Neptunes Might Host Life Under Right Conditions - www.astrobio.net

Mini-Neptunes Might Host Life Under Right Conditions - www.astrobio.net

Shared 3 years 29 weeks ago

Strip away the atmosphere and a mini-Neptune might have a habitable core.
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Mini-Neptunes Might Host Life Under Right Conditions - www.astrobio.net

What Endures From the Ancient Civilizations That Once Ruled the Central Andes? - www.smithsonianmag.com

Shared 3 years 29 weeks ago

To journey here is to roam through almost six thousand years of civilization, to one of the places where the human enterprise began...

What Endures From the Ancient Civilizations That Once Ruled the Central Andes? - www.smithsonianmag.com

What Endures From the Ancient Civilizations That Once Ruled the Central Andes? - www.smithsonianmag.com

Shared 3 years 29 weeks ago

To journey here is to roam through almost six thousand years of civilization, to one of the places where the human enterprise began
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What Endures From the Ancient Civilizations That Once Ruled the Central Andes? - www.smithsonianmag.com
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