Movie Characters Who Achieved Success While Wearing A Bathrobe

Movie Characters Who Achieved Success While Wearing A Bathrobe

September 28, 2012 | Comments (0)

The bath robe, or dressing gown as it is also commonly known, is the piece of clothing that signifies comfort and cozy. It’s a statement. Consider the following examples as bathrobe pioneers, proving that things can be achieved while adorned in chenille.

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The Avengers Destroys Summer Competition

The Avengers Destroys Summer Competition

May 14, 2012 | Comments (1)

The Avengers released last weekend to intensely long lines and intensely satisfied viewers. Breaking pretty much every opening weekend record, the highly anticipated 4 way crossover super movie kept fans wanting more.

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NASA Discovers a Protoplanet in the Asteroid Belt

NASA Discovers a Protoplanet in the Asteroid Belt

May 11, 2012 | Comments (0)

NASA researchers have utilized the data from the Dawn probe to confirm a long held suspicion, that Vesta is actually an ancient protoplanet.

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Pebble Watch Sells Out – Kickstarter’s Big Success

Pebble Watch Sells Out – Kickstarter’s Big Success

May 10, 2012 | Comments (0)

When their Kickstarter campaign first kicked off, for about $100, one could get a watch when manufacturing started. Within just a few short hours, Pebble had exceeded its goal of $100,000 and within just a few days breezed past $2 million.

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Robots and Lasers

Robots and Lasers

May 9, 2012 | Comments (0)

This week we’re looking at real life surgical grade lightsabers, robotic birds that mimic the real thing, and creepy Japanese robots intended for hugging!

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FBI Looking to Expand Wiretap Abilities to the Internet

FBI Looking to Expand Wiretap Abilities to the Internet

May 8, 2012 | Comments (0)

It has been revealed that the FBI is requesting that major internet corporations like Microsoft, Facebook, Yahoo, and Google open the doors of their messaging and communications programs to allow wiretaps.

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Samsung Galaxy SIII Finally Unveiled

Samsung Galaxy SIII Finally Unveiled

May 7, 2012 | Comments (0)

After months of consumer speculation, false media leaked images showing outrageous potential design options and hints regarding everything from the camera to the design materials, the SIII is both fairly normal and fairly awesome.

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SpaceX is Forced to Delay Yet Again

SpaceX is Forced to Delay Yet Again

May 6, 2012 | Comments (0)

This flight has been delayed many times within the last year or so, and this is the second time it has been delayed just within the last month. SpaceX has claimed that they want to make sure they do their due diligence before the launch happens.

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Tribes: Ascend Offers The Top Free-To-Play Experience Available

Tribes: Ascend Offers The Top Free-To-Play Experience Available

April 27, 2012 | Comments (0)

Tribes: Ascend is a step above other free-to-play options currently available. It breaks the mold in nearly every area and ascends above other titles for that reason.

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Universal Translation Devices Coming Closer to Reality

April 25, 2012 | Comments (0)

Scientists have once again taken their lead from popular science fiction culture for the development of their latest piece of technology. This time the goal is Star Trek’s universal translator, a device which can translate any language.

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Will Asteroid Mining Produce Viable Results?

Will Asteroid Mining Produce Viable Results?

April 24, 2012 | Comments (0)

If Planetary Resources is successful in their asteroid mining attempt, then they could potentially provide a very viable new resource for obtaining nickel, iron and other essential minerals.

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Image Credit: X. Pei et al., Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics

Scientists Manipulate Plasma to Help Fight Infections

April 23, 2012 | Comments (0)

A collaboration of Australian and Chinese researchers has recently come up with a new invention that may prove revolutionary, a handheld bacteria-killing flashlight.

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The New Companion

The New Companion

April 23, 2012 | Comments (0)

Stephen Moffat recently announced that Jennifer-Louise Coleman of “Emmerdale” and “Waterloo Road” will replace Gillan as the new companion on Doctor Who.

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Games Only a Nerd Could Love

Games Only a Nerd Could Love

April 20, 2012 | Comments (0)

Many strategy board games and video games started out as a nerd’s prime entertainment and have a unique feel and play style compared to mainstream games.

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NASA Looks to Solar Satellites as Earth’s Next Source of Energy

NASA Looks to Solar Satellites as Earth’s Next Source of Energy

April 20, 2012 | Comments (0)

Availability of power has become a concern in recent years as renewable sources of energy run dry. NASA has come up with a new idea about how to make solar power from space practical.

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Classic Games Get the Geek Treatment

Classic Games Get the Geek Treatment

April 18, 2012 | Comments (1)

Here are some pimped up versions of classic boardgames you might want to take a look at. These might not be everybody’s cup of tea but they do add a bit of spice to the mix.

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5 Real Life Safe Houses That Will Survive The Impending Apocalypse

5 Real Life Safe Houses That Will Survive The Impending Apocalypse

April 17, 2012 | Comments (0)

The world and his dog seem to be harping on about the end of the world these days. If it isn’t the rapture, then it’s a zombie apocalypse. On the flipside, such doom and gloom has inspired creative architects to construct these pretty awesome safe houses.

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15 Hardest Computer Games of All Time

15 Hardest Computer Games of All Time

April 13, 2012 | Comments (0)

Computer games are supposed to be challenging. If they were easy, then there really wouldn’t be any point in playing them. The incentive for us to go out and spend our hard earned money is not lost on the difficulty of some of the most popular offerings out there. We are driven by the desire […]

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A Guide to the Gamers Universe

A Guide to the Gamers Universe

February 28, 2012 | Comments (0)

With all of the technological advancements in ‘our world’, the ‘gaming world’ has just gotten literal. With those sleep deprived contact wearing gaming developers creating more and more ideas.

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Ghost Rider’s Failure is More Evidence of Cage’s Shortcomings

Ghost Rider’s Failure is More Evidence of Cage’s Shortcomings

February 26, 2012 | Comments (1)

Sadly, it remains to be seen whether Nicolas Cage can turn his life and career around. He used to receive rave reviews for his performances in various films. Now he is typically lambasted by fans and critics alike.

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One Song That Can Make Any Geek Teary Eyed

One Song That Can Make Any Geek Teary Eyed

February 25, 2012 | Comments (0)

Just listen for a minute and see if you don’t “get something in your eyes”.

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Arimaa can Foil Artificial Intelligence, but it Might Pay Big Bucks

Arimaa can Foil Artificial Intelligence, but it Might Pay Big Bucks

February 25, 2012 | Comments (0)

There is a $10,000 prize for the first computer program that can run on standard hardware and defeat the three top-ranked human Arimaa players.

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Evil Dead the Musical

Evil Dead the Musical

February 25, 2012 | Comments (0)

Evil Dead the Musical is an off-Broadway musical that has been traveling the world since 2003. Productions happen all over the world, and the show sells out almost every performance.

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The Amazing Spider-Man

The Amazing Spider-Man

February 23, 2012 | Comments (1)

The words reboot and re-imagining are among the most hated in a purist’s vocabulary. When Marvel announced plans to reboot the Spider-Man film franchise with a new creative team and a new cast, fans instantly took to the Internet in droves to voice their displeasure.

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Sci-fi and Superhero films to look forward to for 2012 and 2013

Sci-fi and Superhero films to look forward to for 2012 and 2013

February 17, 2012 | Comments (0)

The year 2012 holds the release of many widely anticipated films. There’s such a huge variety of titles being released too, that there is surely something for everyone and everyone’s taste! Here we will give you a low-down of the biggest names and the films you should definitely be looking forward too!

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Women of Sci-Fi: Kristanna Loken

Women of Sci-Fi: Kristanna Loken

February 13, 2012 | Comments (2)

Kristanna Loken, who was born Kristanna Sommer Løken in New York on October 8, 1979 and began her career as a model in 1994 at the tender age of 15. During that same year, she also began her acting career with a single episode appearance on the daytime soap opera As the World Turns. Although Loken did find semi-regular work from the very beginning, it was her part as a cyborg in the 2003 feature film Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines which was considered to be her breakout role. No stranger to sci-fi, Loken had already racked up multiple genre references before joining the cast of T3.

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Women of Sci-Fi: Natasha Henstridge

Women of Sci-Fi: Natasha Henstridge

February 13, 2012 | Comments (0)

Natasha Henstridge is tall, blonde and beautiful. She is also best known for her portrayal of Sil, an alien-human hybrid with a deadly instinct to breed. As a captivating alien, she left a trail of dead lovers who fell for her lethal charms.

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Women of Sci-Fi: Gina Torres

Women of Sci-Fi: Gina Torres

February 13, 2012 | Comments (0)

A veteran of the science fiction and fantasy genres, Gina Torres has a list of credits a mile long. Chances are, if you haven’t lived under a rock for the past two decades, you recognize her from Xena: Warrior Princess, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Firefly/Serenity, or one of the three Matrix projects in which she’s played a role.

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Women of Sci-Fi: Sigourney Weaver

Women of Sci-Fi: Sigourney Weaver

February 13, 2012 | Comments (0)

Sigourney Weaver has long been noted as the “Sci-Fi Queen” for her dedication to the fantasy and science fiction genres. Known primarily as Ellen in the Alien series, she has also been featured in Gorillas in the Mist, the Ghostbusters films, and, more recently, in James Cameron’s Avatar.

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Women of Sci-Fi: Amanda Tapping

Women of Sci-Fi: Amanda Tapping

February 13, 2012 | Comments (0)

Amanda Tapping is a UK born actress who has lent her acting skills to sci-fi series such as Stargate SG-1 and Sanctuary. Amanda has entertained us for years while starring in the Stargate series. She has bravely extended her career into other filmmaking directions and continuously offers her fans quality performances.

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Women of Sci-Fi: Katee Sackhoff

Women of Sci-Fi: Katee Sackhoff

February 13, 2012 | Comments (0)

Known by most fans for her portrayal as Kara “Starbuck” Thrace on Battlestar Galactica, Katee Sackhoff is every nerd’s fantasy girl. She has an impressive resume of acting and voice credits, a tomboy-next-door appeal, and she named her dog Meatball.

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Women of Sci-Fi: Grace Park

Women of Sci-Fi: Grace Park

February 13, 2012 | Comments (1)

With her beauty and willingness to tackle uncomfortable scenes, Grace Park has made quite a name for herself among the sci-fi community. Amazingly, Grace didn’t think that acting would be a career, and she took steps to ensure she would be covered in case ‘the call’ never came.

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Women of Sci-Fi: Kate Mulgrew

Women of Sci-Fi: Kate Mulgrew

February 13, 2012 | Comments (0)

She may be known best by science fiction fans as Captain Kathryn Janeway of the Starship Voyager, but Katherine Kiernan Maria “Kate” Mulgrew has a long history in the acting world that runs the gambit from theater to television to film and even into the realm of commercials. Her acting career spans more than 35 years and she has done more with that time than many actors and actresses will do in their lifetimes.

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Women of Sci-Fi: Tricia Helfer

Women of Sci-Fi: Tricia Helfer

February 12, 2012 | Comments (0)

Recognizable to Battlestar fans as the voluptuous Cylon Number Six, Tricia Helfer has enjoyed a successful career that has included modeling, television, and film.

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Women of Sci-Fi: Michelle Forbes

Women of Sci-Fi: Michelle Forbes

February 12, 2012 | Comments (0)

Michelle Forbes is a dark-haired statuesque sci-fi bit of loveliness, and is sure to have starred in the dreams of many a science fiction fan with her seductively distinctive voice and variety of roles.

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Women of Sci-Fi: Carrie Fisher

Women of Sci-Fi: Carrie Fisher

February 9, 2012 | Comments (0)

While Hollywood often attempts to paint actresses as either squeaky-clean paragons of virtue or fallen, wild women, Carrie is decidedly candid about her struggles and triumphs over the course of the last three and a half decades. Never one to pull a punch, Carrie is unafraid to speak her mind and often does so in shocking fashion.

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Women of Sci-Fi: Jolene Blalock

Women of Sci-Fi: Jolene Blalock

February 9, 2012 | Comments (0)

The finest full-blooded Vulcan to ever grace the screen. When life-long Trek fans tuned in to the new series Enterprise (later restyled Star Trek: Enterprise) in the fall of 2001, acting newcomer Jolene Blalock immediately gained attention as one of the most fine-boned, tiny full-blooded Vulcans to ever grace the screen. While this may have […]

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Women of Sci-Fi: Claudia Black

Women of Sci-Fi: Claudia Black

February 8, 2012 | Comments (0)

The Beautiful Voice of Science Fiction Born Claudia Lee Black, this famous Stargate and Farscape actress has gained a reputation among fans and critics everywhere for portraying strong-willed and sexy characters ranging across the sci-fi and fantasy genres. Much to the chagrin of fans, Black will not reveal exactly when she was born. She has […]

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Women of Sci-Fi: Morena Baccarin

Women of Sci-Fi: Morena Baccarin

February 8, 2012 | Comments (0)

Not just a pretty cog in the Hollywood Machine. With her striking short hair and deep brown eyes, Morena Baccarin could be dismissed as just one of the thousands of pretty cogs that make up the Hollywood machine. However, her incredible talent, work ethic, and willingness to meet differing roles head-on makes her an actress […]

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Top 10 Ways Glasses (Might) Help You Survive a Zombie Outbreak

Top 10 Ways Glasses (Might) Help You Survive a Zombie Outbreak

February 2, 2012 | Comments (0)

I once had a naive childlike notion that the probability of a zombie outbreak was miniscule, even impossible. As time goes by (and scientists continue to develop super viruses just because they can), the likelihood of this potential global disaster seems more and more possible; unlikely perhaps, but still possible. Literature and film have taught […]

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T-Shirt Displays at a Sci-Fi Convention

T-Shirt Displays at a Sci-Fi Convention

February 1, 2012 | Comments (0)

This topic strays from the mission of the website slightly, hopefully not too far. It does in fact deal with two things nerds like, namely t-shirts and sci-fi conventions. This post could also serve as intricate study into the analysis paralysis I routinely fall into. To those of you just wandering across the web, I […]

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The Future of Intelligent Technology

The Future of Intelligent Technology

February 1, 2012 | Comments (0)

Technology keeps getting better and better, not simply at a steady rate, but exponentially. With any exponential increase, there are really only two possibilities: it will either level off, or explode. That explosion could result in the destruction of everything we know, for worse, or (depending on your point of view) for better. Futurists such […]

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Real Technology that Sounds like Science Fiction

Real Technology that Sounds like Science Fiction

January 30, 2012 | Comments (0)

Science fiction authors make their living by conjuring up fantastical technology and exploring the worlds that would result from such developments. The real world, however, is full of technology that could walk right off the page of a novel by Isaac Asimov or Robert Heinlein. While we don’t yet have spaceships that can travel faster […]

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A Look at the DC Relaunch

A Look at the DC Relaunch

January 19, 2012 | Comments (0)

The recent DC relaunch has been a real head-scratcher thus far. What seemed to be an effort to clean up the DC continuity by simply doing away with the hundreds and thousands of extraneous characters, dangling plot threads, confusing story arcs and unresolved loose ends has instead become a means of further complicating the entire […]

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Geek Stuff Abounds

Geek Stuff Abounds

January 14, 2012 | Comments (0)

Sometimes you just get lost in the interwebs and you find the coolest stuff. I started off down the rabbit hole and here are three cool things that I found right in my own state.

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Five of the Most Wicked Sci-Fi Villains

Five of the Most Wicked Sci-Fi Villains

January 12, 2012 | Comments (0)

Without a dastardly villain, our sci-fi heroes would have very little to do. Moreover, a science fiction movie is only as good as its nastiest bad guy. Here are five of the worst villains in sci-fi movies, or maybe five of the best.

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Defending Science Fiction

Defending Science Fiction

January 10, 2012 | Comments (0)

One of the most common misconceptions is that Sci-Fi is for children. While the genre is peppered with phasers and space ships, underneath it all lies so much more, allowing the reader to ponder “What if?”

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Fish Behavior Modification for Science Fair Projects

Fish Behavior Modification for Science Fair Projects

January 8, 2012 | Comments (0)

Need an idea for a science fair project? You can become a Jr. Pavlov with these simple goldfish behavior modification steps.

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Why Do Superheroes Insist on Fighting in Their Underwear?

Why Do Superheroes Insist on Fighting in Their Underwear?

January 7, 2012 | Comments (0)

In the dangerous world of super-crime, the super-hero trend has been to avoid the use of protective gear altogether and simply strip down to the bare minimum.

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The Twilight Zone

The Twilight Zone

December 30, 2011 | Comments (0)

If you’re not old enough to remember when the show aired on prime time, there’s a good chance you’ve seen at least part of an episode of the original Twilight Zone television program.

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Does Science Fiction Make Kids Smarter?

Does Science Fiction Make Kids Smarter?

December 26, 2011 | Comments (1)

Do you think that the imaginings of science fiction films and books pushes kids into wanting to pursue an education in that field?

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You know you are saying KHAAAN!! right now

Star Trek 2 – To Khan or Not to Khan?

December 21, 2011 | Comments (0)

So, like a typical fan-boy I got thoroughly excited when rumors started spreading about Benicio del Toro playing Khan in the new Star Trek. In my opinion, del Toro’s intensity would have been prefect for the role.

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7 Great Nerdy Travel Destinations

7 Great Nerdy Travel Destinations

December 20, 2011 | Comments (0)

You don’t need to leave your love for all things science, maths and technology at home, plan your next holiday to one of the 7 great nerdy destinations and get ready to geek out abroad.

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Life is a Stage or a Holodeck?

Life is a Stage or a Holodeck?

December 19, 2011 | Comments (0)

Star Trek has been off the air for years, but perhaps with the reboot of the series on the silver screen has given the shows esteemed alum a reason to come out of obscurity and walk across the Broadway Stage.

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Golden Globe Nomination for The Big Bang Theory’s Johnny Galecki

Golden Globe Nomination for The Big Bang Theory’s Johnny Galecki

December 17, 2011 | Comments (0)

Johnny Galecki, star of the CBS geek friendly sitcom The Big Bang Theory, received his first Golden Globe nomination this week for his comically well timed performance in the role of Leonard Hofstadter.

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Naughty Dog Announces the PS3′s Limitations and The Last of Us

Naughty Dog Announces the PS3′s Limitations and The Last of Us

December 16, 2011 | Comments (0)

Naughty Dog, the developers of Crash Bandicoot and the Uncharted series, recently shocked the gaming world by announcing that the PS3 is not capable of running a fourth game in the Uncharted series. Due to this announcement, industry fans and experts are now speculating even more wildly over the specs of the upcoming Playstation 4 […]

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Space Suits in Sci-Fi and Real Life

Space Suits in Sci-Fi and Real Life

December 14, 2011 | Comments (1)

A space suit consists of many different layers of garments, environmental systems and equipment. There is one function that all space suits were designed for, and that is to keep astronauts alive while in space.

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South Korean Prisons Might Have Mech Guardians Soon

South Korean Prisons Might Have Mech Guardians Soon

December 12, 2011 | Comments (2)

South Korea is one of the leading developers of robotic technology, so it makes sense that robotic prison guards are about to become a very real possibility in that country.

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Two Eccentric Holiday Gifts

Two Eccentric Holiday Gifts

December 11, 2011 | Comments (1)

The holiday season is upon us and finding a unique gift for that tech-savvy person in your life can be tough. However, if you have a big budget here are a few great gifts to consider buying for the special nerd in your life.

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Alien Planet Found Within the Habitable Zone

Alien Planet Found Within the Habitable Zone

December 10, 2011 | Comments (1)

NASA recently announced that their Kepler spacecraft, which was launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in 2009, has found evidence of an alien planet located within the habitable zone of it’s sun.

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