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Has Our Galaxy Slimmed Down?

| Posted 01.11.2013 | Science

By Govert Schilling LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA—Suppose you stepped on the scales one morning to find that you weighed only half as much as the day befo...

WATCH: You've Never Seen A Meteor Shower Like This

Posted 11.27.2012 | Science

The Leonid meteor shower that peaked earlier this month may not have been the annual event's best showing, but audiences are still able to get an amaz...

Milky Way's Most Massive Star Discovered (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Amanda Ng | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Milky Way galaxy's most massive star has been spotted in a "glowing stellar nursery" in space. The picture (see below) of the massive Milky Way...