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*Brightest quasar in the early universe
Astronomers have discovered the brightest object ever seen at a time when the universe was less than a billion years old.
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*Second nearest exoplanet could harbour life – maybe!
Scientists say Barnard b – a icy super Earth orbiting Barnard’s Star could still have the potential to harbor primitive life if it has a large, hot iron/nickel core and enhanced geothermal activity.
*The Great Melbourne Telescope celebrates 150 years
2019 marks the 150th anniversary of the Great Melbourne Telescope or GMT -- one of Australia’s earliest mega scientific endeavors.
*Blue Origin to begin flying space tourists this year
Blue Origin boss Amazon founder Jeff Bezos says the company will begin flying tourists into space this year – although tickets haven’t gone on sale just yet.
*The Science Report
Getting more than the recommended six to eight hours of sleep a day linked to cardiovascular disease.
New evidence that smoking dope causes structural and cognitive changes in teenage brains.
Bacteria stranded on the International Space Station are adapting to survive.
A new study claims female budgerigars find cleaver male budgies especially attractive.
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