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Excitonium times!

Excitonium has a team of researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign... well... excited! Professor of Physics Peter Abbamonte and graduate students Anshul Kogar and Mindy Rak, with input from colleagues ...

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Moon from another mother.

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Astronomers may have discovered the first exomoon

A team of astronomers believe they have spotted the first moon outside our solar system. Phys.org reports that the team lead by Dr. David Kipping, assistant professor of astronomy at Columbia University, has spotted what might be the first evidence of a moon orbiting an exoplanet.

Full Strawberry 'Minimoon' Shines with Saturn Tonight! What to Expect.

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This evening brings us the June full moon. And because strawberries are the first fruit after rhubarb to ripen in late spring and early summer - and the peak season (some might call it the "more natural" season) for picking strawberries is June - the traditional moniker for the June moon is Strawberry Moon.

LSD timeline: A long, strange trip, with Sonoma County origins.

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1938: First synthesized by the Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann in the Sandoz (now Novartis) laboratories in Basel, Switzerland. Hoffman was trying to come up with a respiratory and circulatory stimulant, but created a hallucinogen. 1947: LSD was introduced as a commercial medication under the trade name Delysid for various psychiatric uses.

Old Nokia phones find new life as sex toys.

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A survey on masturbation finds women have found a smart new use for those old Nokia "dumb" phones.

Macron offers refuge in France to U.S. scientists, entrepreneurs.

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LYON, France French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron on Saturday called on U.S. scientists, academics and entrepreneurs at odds with Donald Trump's administration to move to France. The former economy minister, one of the frontrunners in the upcoming presidential election, urged U.S.-based scientists working on climate change, renewable energy or health issues who were wary of the new political situation to seek refuge across the Atlantic.

AT&T Launches Fake 5G Network in Desperate Attempt to Seem Innovative.

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Have you heard? AT&T is going to "pave the way for the next generation of faster speeds" with something called 5G Evolution. No, it's not actually a new 5G network, the much hyped successor to 4G that's supposed to change the way we connect to the internet.