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Friday, February 18, 2005

across the universe

Found two more intriguing BBC News Science stories; these two are space-related items.

Huge 'starquake' rocks Milky Way

"Had this happened within 10 light-years of us, it would have severely damaged our atmosphere and would possibly have triggered a mass extinction," said Dr Bryan Gaensler, of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, who is the lead author on one of the forthcoming Nature papers.

Hubble pics 'like romantic art'

"An art expert says Hubble telescope images are a modern proxy for romantic 19th Century landscape paintings - carefully balancing art and reality."

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