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I live in a 90-person community in Canada 100 miles from the nearest town. Here’s what a day in my life is like.


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'Super-Earth' discovered orbiting Sun's nearest star

'Super-Earth' discovered orbiting Sun's nearest starA “super-Earth” has been discovered orbiting the closest single star to our Sun, scientists said Wednesday in a breakthrough that could shine a light on Earth’s nearest planetary neighbours. Astronomers studied Barnard’s Star, a red dwarf just six light years away — practically in our back garden, galactically speaking — and noticed the presence of a “frozen, dimly lit world” at least 3.2 times heavier than Earth.



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