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Oracle has laid off much of its Solaris team, signalling the end of life for the once revered operating system. After coming to life in the early 1990s and then being acquired by Oracle in 2010, the operating system hasn't been updated for a couple of years, signalling its decline.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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As far as giant explosions in the sky go, Novas are just the starting point. Just recently scientists spotted the brightest explosion yet, which was briefly 50 times brighter than the entire Milky Way Galaxy. So do you know the different types of Novas possible?