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Say It Ain't So, Spock! Leonard Nimoy Retires from 'Star Trek' Conventions

by Denise Chow, SPACE.com Staff Writer

After a long and prosperous career, Leonard Nimoy, the actor who famously portrayed the alien Mr. Spock in the original "Star Trek" television show, has attended his last convention for fans of the iconic science fiction franchise, according to media reports.

Astronomers Debate Where 1st Interstellar Starship Should Visit

by Clara Moskowitz, SPACE.com Senior Writer

If humans ever build an interstellar spaceship -a vehicle capable of reaching another star - one of the biggest questions will be which of the billions of stars in the Milky Way should it visit?

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