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Proxima Centauri b: Astronomers just announced the detection of a potentially Earth-like planet orbiting the star closest to the sun. Here are 6 weird facts about the newfound alien world. #Space #Planet

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The Milky Way Reflected Onto the Largest Salt Flat in the World by DanielKordan_03 | thisiscolossal #Photography

The Milky Way Reflected Onto the Largest Salt Flat in the World

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Kenichi Ebina moves his body in a manner that appears to defy the limits imposed by the human skeleton. He combines breakdancing and hip-hop with mime using movements that are simultaneously precise and fluid. | ted.com #Dance

My magic moves

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Watch this Gob of Clay Turn into a Human Hand: Many of us have played with clay, squishing it between our fingers, sculpting it into dogs and blobs and snowmen. But few In this short video, you can watch French sculptor Philippe Faraut slowly and methodically breathe life into water-based clay... http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/watch-this-gob-of-clay-turn-into-a-human-hand #Video #Sculpture

Sculpting The Hand

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SpotMini is a new smaller version of the Spot robot, weighing 55 lbs dripping wet (65 lbs if you include its arm.) SpotMini is all-electric (no hydraulics) a... | bostondynamics #Video #Robotics

Introducing SpotMini

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Saturn and Titan in true color: Titan hovers near Saturn's rings in this true color view of the two worlds. This composite is comprised of images taken by the Cassini Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS) on May 6, 2012 from a distance of ~770,000 kilometers. NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / Val Klavans #Saturn #Titan

Saturn and Titan in true color

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Earth As Art: 'How Did Nature Do That?'

Phytoplankton Bloom, Baltic Sea, 2005 Massive congregations of greenish phytoplankton swirl in the dark water around Gotland, a Swedish island in the Baltic Sea. Phytoplankton are microscopic marine plants that form the first link in nearly all ocean food chains. Blooms of phytoplankton, occur when deep currents bring nutrients up to sunlit surface waters. | npr #Photography #EarthAsArt

Earth As Art: 'How Did Nature Do That?'

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Pluto Mosaic by nasa: New Horizons captured the images from a distance of about 9,850 miles (15,850 kilometers) on July 14, 2015, 23 minutes before the probe's closest approach to Pluto (which brought it to within 7,800 miles, or 12,550 km, of the dwarf planet's surface). - See more at: http://www.space.com/33020-pluto-best-images-new-horizons-video.html#sthash.rUZ2PAMO.dpuf #Space #Pluto

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