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Smartest Aliens May Live Around Red Dwarf Stars : Discovery News -- The scientists say the best place buy real estate for long-term habitability is around a red dwarf star. A planet can remain cozy for advanced life for a stretch of time that is five times greater than for Earth.

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from National Geographic

Venus Photos

Wheatley Crater, Venus It snows metal there- and diamonds on Saturn. The wind on Neptune is so fast it breaks the sound barrier, and Jupiter has a storm that's 3x the size of Earth. Jupiter's Moon Europa has an ocean that's SIXTY MILES deep

taken on November 14th 2009 at 3:52 am. Using the 98 in Hooker telescope, here is the planet Uranus the seventh planet from the son and 2.57 billion km away from earth.

from Smithsonian

Meet the BOSS, the Largest Structure in the Universe (So Far)

Astronomers recently discovered a wall of galaxies 1 billion light years across, larger than anything else yet identified in the cosmos

NASA/Kepler Mission Mystery --"We Have No Idea Why Our Solar System is So Unusual"

Earth at Night http://www.thevividworld.com/earth-at-night/

Earth at Night http://www.thevividworld.com/earth-at-night/

from Mail Online

The fiery depths of space: Astronomers capture dazzling rainbow nebula swirling round supergiant star

Standing out: The bright, pinkish-white star at upper left of Orion, known as the hunter, is Betelgeuse. AKA a red supergiant, Betelgeuse is in the last stages of its life; increasing in size and sending its stellar material into space at a tremendous rate. Image credit: ESO

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Earth isn't the only ocean world in our solar system. Oceans could exist in diverse forms on moons and dwarf planets, offering clues in the quest to discover life beyond our home planet.   This illustration depicts the best-known candidates in our search for life in the solar system.  <a href=

Earth isn't the only ocean world in our solar system. Oceans could exist in diverse forms on moons and dwarf planets, offering clues in the quest to discover life beyond our home planet. This illustration depicts the best-known candidates in our search for life in the solar system. <a href=