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The lowest point on Earth not covered by ocean is Bentley Subglacial Trench in West Antarctica, which lies 2,555 below sea level.

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'Moon-starer' and 'No more stars' are anagrams of 'Astronomer'

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The Moon is shaped like an egg: it only looks round because the big end points towards Earth.

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Who first suggested that the Sun was at the center of the Solar System?

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Write your name in the stars

You can now literally - yes, literally - write your name in the stars, thanks to a University of Nottingham academic.
Dr Steven Bamford, a senior research fellow in the University's Centre for Astronomy and Particle Theory, created an unusual font as part of his work with Galaxy Zoo - a Citizen Science project that enlists members of the public to classify the observable universe's billions of galaxies on the web.

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Ed ~ Remember to write "We are watching you Steven"



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Improv Everywhere : The Mp3 Experiment Nine 



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http://xkcd.com/1071/

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What is the plural of the word 'Octopus';  is it 'Octopuses', 'Octopi' or 'Octopodes'?

 

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 My Galaxies - write in starlight

Create your own message in real galaxies!

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 Nasa to launch rubber chicken in Rugby woman's knitted suit

A rubber chicken wearing an outfit knitted from plastic bags by a woman from Rugby is to be launched into space by Nasa on Sunday.
Sue Drage, 62, was asked by the US space agency to knit a new protective suit for Camilla the chicken.

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