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NASA Finds Solaris

3 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

NASA:GJ1214b is a super-Earth orbiting a red dwarf star 40 light-years from Earth. New observations from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope show that it is a waterworld enshrouded by a thick, steamy atmosphere. GJ1214b represents a new type of planet, like nothing seen in our solar system or any other planetary system currently known. Solaris, Tarkovsky, 1972 Does this waterworld really think? Is it conscious? Can it revive the dead who haunt our memories? Will it trap us in our memories? We may each be a Kris trapped on a waterworld.
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NASA's Hubble finds dwarf galaxies formed more than their fair share of universe's stars

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (2 months ago)

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Waterworld Discovered in Space

Academics / Biology : Greg Laden's Blog (3 years ago)

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New class of extrasolar planet

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

Observations by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have come up with a new class of planet, a waterworld enshrouded by a thick, steamy atmosphere. It’s smaller than Uranus but larger than Earth. Read Post


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