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BREAKING NEWS: A Solar Twin in the Big Dipper

Subject: BREAKING NEWS: A Solar Twin in the Big Dipper
From: "Magnificent Universe"
Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2006 09:13:54 -0800
Newsgroups: sci.astro
A yellow star in the Big Dipper's bowl bears a striking resemblance to our
Sun, say astronomers in Australia. It may therefore have a planet like
Earth, so they suggest scientists search the star for signs of intelligent
life.  For the full story, see http://KenCroswell.com/HD98618.html .

Other recent stories:

The Horsehead Nebula is Rotating (Jan 31, 2006):
http://KenCroswell.com/HorseheadNebulaIsRotating.html .

Andromeda's Newest Satellite Galaxy (Jan 29, 2006):
http://KenCroswell.com/AndromedaX.html .

Most Stars Are Single (Jan 19, 2006):
http://KenCroswell.com/MostStarsAreSingle.html .

The Tenth Planet's First Anniversary (Jan 5, 2006):
http://KenCroswell.com/TenthPlanetFirstAnniversary.html .

First Direct Distance to Andromeda (Nov 4, 2005):
http://KenCroswell.com/AndromedaDistance.html .

A not-so-recent story, but perfect for the month of March:

Regulus is Oblate (Jan 19, 2005):
http://KenCroswell.com/RegulusIsOblate.html .

Correct email:  MagnificentUniverse "at" yahoo "dot" com.



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