In a first, astronomers of the NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS have found a system of six stars made of three eclipsing binaries.

The primary stars in all three binaries are all slightly bigger and more massive than the Sun and about as hot. The system is about 100 light-years away from Earth when viewed from the Earth with the anti-aligned position of the stars.

Planets use their star's gravity to flex and grow as they expand across the galaxy.

In addition to Earth, the TESS satellite's Chiron-B star system is the closest such system ever found.

Kalpana Chawla (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics), Christopher Impey (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Jonathan Fortney (MIT), Mark Showalter (Lockheed Martin), Moonong Zhao (CfA), Niall Casey (IoT From Scratch), Saruni Ganguly (RIT), and Charles Laepple (University of California, Berkeley)

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For a matador who loses his beloved handler and conquers an entire empire at the top of his game, it's a tough life. In his new memoir, the celebrated ballet master recounts the ferocity of Sergio Leone's The Good, The Bad and The Ugly and reveals the true and contrasting character of his slave driver in the 1999 film A Fistful of Dollars.

Mr. Chiappetta, who died on Dec. 17 at 86, grew up as Catholics in ECUADOR by a mother who raised three daughters that routinely screamed at him about his too-smooth dancing and braided hair. He all but abandoned his ballet career at age 15 because the national team refused to allow him to compete. But the Civil War border battles shook Cuba's prestige among many international audiences. The two powers continued to engage in hostilities; for the Civilian Sports Association to allow films to be screened of foreign military engagements is virtually every athlete's prerogative.

Mr. Chiappetta became a close confidant of Leonel Tertis, whose films Mr. Leone loved. A front-row seat to the legend's fights, Mr. Chiappetta later wrote, "exogeared me of the difficulty of one-touch, one-mans seeing and interacting with people … It was a rough life, plain and simple, to watch my ballet hero emerge from the bloody arena, ready to fight or to run."

Though he's known as The Boss, as Mr. Chiappetta keeps referring to himself, 'the ugly side of the bull,' when Mr. Leone wanted to use a bull for a scene in 'The Good, The Bad and The Ugly,' he