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Press coverage of the Scholz’s star result


General news services:

BBC: http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-31519875

NBC: http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/alien-star-missed-us-less-light-year-scientists-say-n307996

Daily Main: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-2959023/Solar-Systems-near-miss-revealed.html

The Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/02/18/alien-star-solar-system_n_6708116.html

UPI: http://www.upi.com/Science_News/2015/02/18/Neighboring-star-once-came-within-a-single-light-year-of-the-sun/3581424273371/

The Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/11419374/How-our-solar-system-survived-a-near-miss-with-another-star-70000-years-ago.html

Mirror: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/scholzs-star-70000-years-ago-5188432

International Business Times: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/earth-had-extremely-close-encounter-scholzs-star-70000-years-ago-1488485

Time of India: http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/alien-star-missed-us-less-light-year-scientists-say-n307996

RIA: http://ria.ru/space/20150218/1048284973.html

Gazeta.ru: http://www.gazeta.ru/science/2015/02/18_a_6416921.shtml

Independent, Macedonia: http://www.independent.mk/articles/14494/Alien+Star+Passed+Close+to+the+Sun

The special prize for fact-non-checking goes to the Russian newsletter Komsomolskaya Pravda, that made a colleague of mine from Belarus and myself Russians: http://www.kp.ru/daily/26343/3226499/

Science news services :

Nature: http://www.nature.com/news/star-buzzed-solar-system-during-human-prehistory-1.16958

Discovery: http://news.discovery.com/space/astronomy/star-blasted-through-our-solar-system-70000-years-ago-150218.htm

Spacedaily: http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Close_Encounters_of_a_Scholz_Kind_999.html

Minimal coverage in Bulgaria, understandable given the on-going political crisis with the huge amount of money, that the government is attempting to borrow. The champions of promoting science are:

http://www.haskovo.net/news/180169/Predi-70-hil.-godini-v-Slanchevata-sistema-imalo-osthe-edna-zvezd

http://nakratko.bg/category/29/77005/

http://www.perunik.com/news/180169/Predi-70-hil.-godini-v-Slanchevata-sistema-imalo-osthe-edna-zvezda

I have to admit, I never heard of any of them before.

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