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MILF returns weapons, Binay allies, Tubbataha damage | The wRap

Feb 18, 2015 - 8:03 PM

MILF returns 16 firearms seized from the SAF Senators say the Vice President’s allies may be liable for money laundering The United States pays the Philippines for Tubbataha reef damages

Close call: star whizzed solar system by less than a light year

Feb 18, 2015 - 3:15 PM

By the standards of outer space it was the closest call yet recorded: a star that zoomed past our solar system 70 000 years ago at a distance of 8 trillion kilometers

This is an artist's conception of Scholz's star and its brown dwarf companion (foreground) during its flyby of the solar system 70,000 years ago. The Sun (left, background) would have appeared as a brilliant star. Michael Osadciw/University of Rochester

Comet ISON vanishes as it circles the sun

Nov 29, 2013 - 11:17 AM

The ISON comet flies too close to the sun disappearing as it orbited around the star