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NASA Will Legitimately Pay You Six Figures to Protect Earth from Aliens

NASA is currently in the process of hiring a real-life member of the Men in Black. Yes, we’re serious. The job of a “Planetary Protection Officer”? To protect the planet and its inhabitants from alien contamination and, in turn, to protect other worlds from contamination by us in our exploration...
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Solar system in outer space

Nerd Talk: Space Music

Usually, when we think of space music, one thing that immediately comes to mind is that blue weirdo from Star Wars' Cantina Band, Max Rebo. Yes, I know his name. Shut up. Or the melon heads that play the "Cantina Band" You now have the Star Wars Cantina song in your head. Back in February, NASA...
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