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HAT-P-7b A fascinating Planet Where It rains Rubies And Sapphires-1

HAT-P-7b: A fascinatingly-unique planet with clouds of rubies and sapphires

Scientists from  UK's University of Warwick have just uncovered a unique planet blessed with the proverbial 'shower' of gemstones. Situated beyond our solar system some 1,000 light-years away from Earth, this ginormous, Jupiter-like celestial body is believed to be surrounded by clouds containing the same mineral that forms rubies and sapphires. (more…)


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Japan tests technology that could wirelessly transmit 1 gigawatt of solar power from space to Earth

Since the 1970s, some of the brightest scientific minds have been working to materialize what is known as space-based solar power (SBSP). Unlike traditional solar harvesters whose efficiency is heavily dependent on prevailing weather conditions, this concept refers to the incredibly futuristic technology of gathering solar energy in space, with the help of specially-engineered solar…


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