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The Joint European Torus, a European fusion project in the U.K., gets most of its funding from the EU. Brexit may change that, and the even larger ITER fusion project. EUROfusion hide caption

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The meteorite is 3.1 by 2.6 by 0.8 inches large. It is surrounded by a gray reduction halo, in the otherwise red limestone. Oxygen was consumed when the meteorite weathered on the seafloor. The coin in the image has a diameter of just under 1 inch. Nature Communications hide caption

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The black holes were 14 and 8 times the mass of the sun. As they spiraled together, they sent out gravitational waves. LIGO/T. Pyle hide caption

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Gravitational Waves From Colliding Black Holes Shake Scientists' Detectors Again

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The pair of galaxies NGC 1531/2, engaged in a spirited waltz, is located about 70 million light-years away toward the southern constellation Eridanus (The River). R. Gendler and J.E. Ovaldsen/ESO/IDA hide caption

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Does The Size Of Space Freak You Out?

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Brazlian jet maker Embraer employs about 600 people in Melbourne, Fla., and is expanding. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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With Shuttles Gone, Private Ventures Give Florida's Space Coast A Lift

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The last remaining space shuttle external propellant tank is moved across the 405 freeway in Los Angeles on Saturday. The ET-94 will be displayed with the retired space shuttle Endeavour at the California Science Center. Chris Carlson/AP hide caption

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This artist's concept depicts some of the planetary discoveries made by NASA's Kepler Space Telescope. Tuesday's announcement more than doubles the number of verified planets discovered by the Kepler mission. W. Stenzel/NASA hide caption

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NASA Spots 1,284 New Planets, Including 9 That Are 'Potentially Habitable'

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This artist's rendering shows what the view might look like from one of the three planets orbiting an ultracool, reddish dwarf star just 40 light-years from Earth. ESO/M. Kornmesser/Nature hide caption

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3 Strange Worlds Circling A Cool Star Might Be Prime Spots To Support Life

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