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Planetary system with a deadly host star discovered

Jacob Bean, an assistant professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of Chicago and also the co-author of this study, has claimed that this discovery does not prove that our sun will engulf Terra some day. The more recent discovery needs to be confirmed , but includes two planet candidates-a super Neptune and a super Earth. As scientists continue to seek out and discover new and unusual stars and exoplanets, they are continuing to build a more complete picture of how the ...

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China upset as Dalai Lama meets Indian president

While the Dalai Lama has had private meetings with Indian leaders, Sunday's conference was the first public event, said the political head of the Tibetan government in exile based in India's northern hill town of Dharamsala. China has often cautioned India and asked it to respect its core interests to avoid any adverse impact on bilateral relations. New Delhi's turns are being perceived as an attempt to gain with Beijing in recent months as china has blocked India's attempts to become ...

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Japan And Russia Wrap Up Peace Treaty Summit

Japan and Russian Federation have agreed to hold talks on joint economic development of the four islands - Iturup, Kunashir, Shikotan and Habomai rocks – that are at the center of a territorial dispute between the countries. There are signs Japan has been rethinking it stance on the territorial dispute and could revive the "two-plus-alpha" deal - a 1956 joint declaration where the Soviet Union agreed it would hand over the two smaller islands after a peace treaty was signed.

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Nintendo Announces Reveal Tour For Nintendo Switch

So what is so great about this release? The Nintendo Switch Preview Tour dates have finally been announced. The console will make a stop in six major cities across the United States and Canada, where for three days select players will be given an opportunity to try out the console for themselves.

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Evernote Is Backtracking on Its Controversial New Privacy Policy

In an interview with Fast Company , O'Neill said that "what was interpreted as a policy that would give Evernote employees the opportunity to read users' notes , was actually a reference to using user data, with their permission, to help improve new features".

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John Glenn lies in honor at Ohio capitol for public goodbye

The US vice president and a retired marine corps general were among the dignitaries, family members and other mourners who choked up during a memorial tribute to the late space hero John Glenn. under a proposal set for final approval by the building's advisory board Monday. He was among the first military pilots chosen to be U.S. astronauts in 1959, the "Original Seven" whose saga was recounted in the classic movie "The Right Stuff".