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Natural telescope sets new magnification record

Extremely distant galaxies are usually too faint to be seen, even by the largest telescopes. But nature has a solution: gravitational lensing, predicted by Albert Einstein and observed many times by astronomers. Now, an international team of astronomers, led by Harald Ebeling of the Institute for Astronomy at the University ...

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2016 on track for hottest year on record

This is the third year in a row we’ve had record-breaking temperatures. Video provided by Newsy Newslook A malnourished cow walks along a dried-up riverbed in the village of Chivi, Zimbabwe, on Jan. 29.(Photo: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, AP) 2016 is forecast to break the record for the hottest year since records ...

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Vietnam forex reserves hit record high of $38 billion

Vietnam’s foreign exchange reserves have risen 26.6 percent this year to around US$ 38 billion, the highest ever level, news website Saigon Times Online quoted the central bank governor as saying. The State Bank of Vietnam has bought nearly $ 8 billion this year, Le Minh Hung said. He expected ...

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Roundup: For Lindsey Vonn, a Record and an Apology

Despite surpassing Ingemar Stenmark’s record by clinching a 20th World Cup crystal-globe title, the American skier Lindsey Vonn had little to celebrate on Saturday in La Thuile, Italy, as she apologized for a social media gaffe. A day earlier, Vonn had posted a video of an angry outburst in which ...

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