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Pluto Loves you more than the NFL

As we look at the last week of the New Horizons mission, I can assure you without a doubt that the $720 million dollars spent on this project was put to good use and has resulted in some amazing new information. So let us summarize everything we have found so far, and keep in mind, this is just what we have had time to analyze:

A New Horizon, an Enhanced Perspective.

In an Email sent from NASA’s administrator, Charles Bolden  addressed and congratulated the team of women and men that made the New Horizons Pluto FlyBy possible earlier this morning.  Check out the email after the jump!   This morning, July 14 at 7:49am EST New Horizons made its historic FlyBy of Pluto, capturing data up to that
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Faster than the speed of…wait…what?

Einsteins Reprieve       The leading theories disclaiming the OPERA team’s faster than light neutrinos. In the past few weeks the Physics community has been in an uproar over the announcement that the Oscillation Project with Emulsion-tRacking Apparatus (OPERA) team had discovered that Neutrinos could travel faster than the speed of light. A plethora
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