This Quadruple Star System Is Unlike Anything We’ve Ever Seen Before – Gizmodo
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This Quadruple Star System Is Unlike Anything We’ve Ever Seen Before – Gizmodo

Artist’s depiction of HD 98800, featuring the protoplanetary disk and inner binary pair. The outer binary pair is not shown. Image: University of Warwick/Mark GarlickAstronomers using the ALMA telescope have discovered an oddly tilted planet-forming disk within a double binary star system, a configuration that up until this point only existed in theory.Quadruple star systems…

The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919 killed 21 after 2 million gallon tank erupted – NBC News
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The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919 killed 21 after 2 million gallon tank erupted – NBC News

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.Jan. 14, 2019, 11:09 PM GMTBy Ben KesslenOn Jan. 15, 1919, at around 12:30 p.m., Boston Police patrolman Frank McManus was at a call box reporting back to headquarters when he heard a loud scraping and grinding noise.…

Infiniti’s first all-electric car will be inspired by this flashy concept – The Verge
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Infiniti’s first all-electric car will be inspired by this flashy concept – The Verge

Infiniti showed up to last year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit with a wild, low-slung, futuristic sedan that looked straight out of a sci-fi movie villain’s garage. The strangest thing about that car, though, was that the far-out concept wasn’t electric. Instead of showcasing the future that parent company Nissan seems so set…

No letup in Saudi crackdown on dissent, and no pushback from Trump administration – NBC News
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No letup in Saudi crackdown on dissent, and no pushback from Trump administration – NBC News

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.Jan. 14, 2019, 9:33 AM GMTBy Dan De LuceWASHINGTON — Saudi Arabia shows no sign of easing up on its crackdown against dissent and the Trump administration remains reluctant to punish the kingdom over its alleged abuses, including…

Reframing How We Think About Exercise Makes A New Habit Stick : Shots – Health News – NPR
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Reframing How We Think About Exercise Makes A New Habit Stick : Shots – Health News – NPR

“Feeling better isn’t just this selfish, hedonic thing — it actually is fuel. I consider energy from taking care of yourself as essential fuel for the things that matter most in our lives,” says Michelle Segar, a psychologist at the University of Michigan who studies how we sustain healthy behaviors like exercise. Saviour Giyorges /…

SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 booster ends launch #2 with spectacular dawn return – Teslarati
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SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 booster ends launch #2 with spectacular dawn return – Teslarati

SpaceX Falcon 9 booster B1049 has completed its second successful launch and landing with a spectacular dawn return to Port of Los Angeles, where engineers and technicians will work to remove the rocket’s grid fins and landing legs and prepare the vehicle for transport to the company’s Hawthorne, CA factory and refurbishment facilities. Once post-recovery…

Nissan-Renault alliance sinks deeper into disarray without Ghosn – Nikkei Asian Review
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Nissan-Renault alliance sinks deeper into disarray without Ghosn – Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO — The alliance between Nissan Motor and Renault, once touted as a rare successful international business tie-up, has slipped further into confusion since Carlos Ghosn was arrested nearly two months ago.The Japanese and French automakers have carried out many joint activities, including new-vehicle development and parts and materials procurement. But now, the bill for…