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Michael McLaughlin

Black Hole's Appetite Awes Competitive Hot Dog Eaters

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 03.03.2014 | Weird News

The officials who put on the Nathan's hot dog eating contest need to put their money where their mouth is if they're serious about advancing science. ...

After Three Decades, 'Baby Milky Way' Finally Shows Its Face

Space.com | Nola Taylor Redd | Posted 02.04.2014 | Science

Astronomers have gotten their first clear look at a galaxy in the very early universe that could have evolved into a structure somewhat like the Milk...

Ultra-Faint Galaxy Called Smallest Ever Discovered

Space.com | Megan Gannon | Posted 06.10.2013 | Science

An ultra-faint collection of 1,000 stars orbiting the Milky Way is the most lightweight galaxy ever discovered, scientists say. The dwarf galaxy kn...

Galaxy Evolution Discovery Takes Scientists By Suprise

Posted 10.23.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 10/23/2012 07:20 AM EDT on SPACE.com Disk galaxies like our own Milky Way put the finishing touches on their stun...