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An artists rendering of Kepler-186f, which was discovered in 2014 by a team of astronomers including San Francisco State's Stephen Kane, is one of more than 200 "exoplanets" that researchers say lie within the "habitable zone" of their stars and could potentially have life. (Courtesy Danielle Futselaar)

SFSU professor helps reach ‘milestone’ toward discovering life beyond Earth

A San Francisco-based astronomer compiled swaths of data from researchers around the…

 

Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White -- pictured, third from left, in 1995 with fellow band members Ralph Johnson, Philip Bailey and Verdine White -- was known for his distinctive music and vision for humanity. (Kevork Djansezian/AP)

Scoop: Remembering Earth, Wind & Fire shining star Maurice White

Musicians and show biz folks from Gerald Albright to Aaron Carter, Martha…

 

This Sept. 13, 2015 image provided by NASA shows the moon, left, and the Earth, top, transiting the sun together, seen from the Solar Dynamics Observatory. (NASA/SDO via AP)

Stargazers ready for rare event in supermoon eclipse

LOS ANGELES — Stargazers are about to get a double celestial treat…

 

This artist's rendering made available by NASA on Thursday, July 23, 2015 shows a comparison between the Earth, left, and the planet Kepler-452b.  (NASA/Ames/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle via AP)

Scientists find closest thing yet to Earth-sun twin system

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Scientists have identified a "close cousin" to Earth…

This artist's rendering made available by NASA on Thursday, July 23, 2015 shows a comparison between the Earth, left, and the planet Kepler-452b.  (NASA/Ames/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle via AP)
This Tuesday, July 14, 2015 image provided by NASA on Wednesday shows a region near Pluto's equator with a range of mountains captured by the New Horizons spacecraft. (NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI via AP)

‘Blowing my mind’: Peaks on Pluto, canyons on Charon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Mankind's first close-up look at Pluto did not…

This Tuesday, July 14, 2015 image provided by NASA on Wednesday shows a region near Pluto's equator with a range of mountains captured by the New Horizons spacecraft. (NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI via AP)
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Philip Bailey tells EWF story in ‘Shining Star’

When Earth, Wind & Fire singing great Philip Bailey talks about the…

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Earth, Wind & Fire is embracing musical family values

Falsetto-voiced Earth, Wind & Fire frontman Philip Bailey has earned a lot…

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