How you can help astronomers hunt for undiscovered worlds

How you can help astronomers hunt for undiscovered worlds

Astronomers discovered the stars closest to our Solar System more than 100 years ago. There’s the three-star Alpha Centauri system about four light-years away and Barnard’s star about six light-years out. But our celestial neck of the woods might be more crowded than we ever thought possible.

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Mastercard will support cryptocurrency payments later this year

Mastercard will support cryptocurrency payments later this year

Mastercard has become the latest payment company to give cryptocurrencies its blessing. The financial services firm has begun preparations to support select cryptocurrencies later this year, Mastercard’s digital asset and blockchain VP Raj Dhamodharan said in a blog post.

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