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[BLOG] Some Thursday links

  • D-Brief notes that astronomers have witnessed a distant black hole eat a star.
  • Dangerous Minds looks at 1980s VHS cover art from Germany.
  • The Dragon’s Gaze looks at TYC 3667-1280-1b, a warm Jupiter orbiting a red giant.
  • The Dragon’s Tales looks at how an electric wind helped render Venus uninhabitable.
  • A Fistful of Euros’ Alex Harrowell notes that the dependence of Brexit proponents on outrage over immigration limits their appeal.
  • The LRB Blog notes the severe internal divisions within the Labour Party.
  • The Map Room Blog links to a map of North America drawn in the style of fantasy maps.
  • The Planetary Society Blog notes Chinese plans for the Chang’e 4 probe to explore the far side of the Moon.
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