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Court filings link observatory shutdown to porn

A federal search warrant indicates that the Sunspot Solar Observatory in New Mexico and surrounding homes were evacuated this month not because of alien visitation, but because of a child pornography investigation. The warrant and an accompanying affidavit lays out … Continue reading

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Why was solar observatory closed? (It wasn’t aliens)

After days of fighting rumors about alien visitations, the managers of the Sunspot Solar Observatory in New Mexico say they’re reopening the facility — and have shed more light on the reason for its 10-day security-related closure. Get the full story … Continue reading

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