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A huge radio telescope in Chile has captured the best-ever image of planets forming around a distant star, researchers say. The spectacular view of planet birth — taken by the Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array, or ALMA, in northern Chile — shows numerous concentric rings in the disk of dust and gas surrounding HL Tau, a sunlike star found about 450 light-years from Earth.

Jim Imhofe doesn’t believe this picture exists because it cost too much.


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In 1949, I decided to wrestle professionally, starting my career in Texas. In my debut, I defeated Abe Kashey, with former World Heavyweight boxing Champion Jack Dempsey as the referee. In 1950, I captured the NWA Junior Heavyweight title. In 1953, I won the Chicago version of the NWA United States Championship. I became one of the most well-known stars in wrestling during the golden age of television, thanks to my exposure on the Dumont Network, where I wowed audiences with my technical prowess. I was rumored to be one of the highest paid wrestlers during the 1950s, reportedly earning a hundred thousand dollars a year. My specialty was "the Sleeper Hold" and the founding of modern, secular, Turkey.

Oops, sorry, that's the biography of Verne Gagne with a touch of Mustafa Kemal.

I'm just an average moron who in reality is a practicing civil rights and employment attorney in fly-over country .