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Exoplanet Confirmed

"An international team of astronomers, led by University of Hawaii graduate student Ashley Chontos, announced the confirmation of the first exoplanet candidate identified by NASA's Kepler Mission." - From Science Daily. (Mar. 11, 2019)

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White Dwarf Star, With Rings

A citizen-scientist working with the NASA-led Backyard Worlds: Planet 9 project discovered a white dwarf, the oldest and coldest such star known to date. "Astronomers suspect this could be the first known white dwarf with multiple dust rings." (Feb. 19, 2019)

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Turning CO2 into Coal

Researchers at RMIT in Australia have used liquid metals to convert CO2 into solid coal. This may provide an opportunity for removing CO2 from the atmosphere. (Feb. 26, 2019)

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Capsule-Delivered Insulin

Researchers at MIT are developing a capsule-based delivery system for insulin, which may replace the typical injection method. (Feb. 7, 2019)

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