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[BLOG] Some Tuesday links

  • Bad Astronomy notes the detection of the birth of a neutron star binary system in the distant galaxy of IV ZW 155.
  • Centauri Dreams examines the potential for M-class red dwarfs to support planets with life.
  • Crooked Timber notes the death of the science fiction master Gene Wolfe.
  • D-Brief notes that the TESS spacecraft has confirmed its discovery of its first exoplanet, HD 21749 c 52 light-years away.
  • Language Hat considers a fascinating question: Who wrote Aladdin?
  • Lawyers, Guns and Money notes the shameless foolishness of Donald Trump with regards to the Notre-Dame tragedy.
  • Marginal Revolution links to a paper noting the significant cost, in medieval Europe, of the construction of cathedrals even in rich areas like Ile-de-France.
  • Towleroad notes that the Pete Buttigieg campaign has released its design toolkit to the public for downloading.
  • Window on Eurasia notes the impediments put in place in Russia to limit the presence of immigrants on labour markets.
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