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Astronomers discovered that a black hole has been continuously emitting an extremely low B-flat note for about 2.5 billion years; they said it was the lowest note ever detected.

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Scientists in the Galápagos Islands credited an endangered giant tortoise named Diego with saving his species by fathering more than 800 offspring.

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