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Neutron Star Merger That Produced Gravitational Waves Is Getting Brighter, But Why? - International Business Times

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Brinkwire

Neutron Star Merger That Produced Gravitational Waves Is Getting Brighter, But Why?
International Business Times
Following the merger of two neutron stars, the gamma-ray burst that is produced would get brighter for a short period of time, and then fade away, according to other observations of short gamma-ray bursts. But that is not what happened in the case of ...
The Aftermath of Explosive Neutron Star Merger Is More Crazy Than Scientists ThoughtScienceAlert
How Massive Can Neutron Stars Get?I4U News
This Neutron Star Merger is Glowing in a Seriously Weird WayInverse
Universe Today
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Where Did All of Mars' Water Go? Apparently Not Very Far - Haaretz

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Haaretz

Where Did All of Mars' Water Go? Apparently Not Very Far
Haaretz
Around three billion years ago, Mars wasnt a frozen red planet but a warm one where water flowed. Some even suspect the whole or much of the planet was at some point covered by ocean that may have been as much as 3 kilometers deep. To really understand ...
Brewing beer on Mars? Students find Martian soil is suitable for growing hopsZME Science

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Watch an Atlas V rocket launch a missile-detecting satellite to orbit - The Verge

Google Science - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 7:26pm

The Verge

Watch an Atlas V rocket launch a missile-detecting satellite to orbit
The Verge
On Friday, an Atlas V rocket will launch another satellite for the US military — one aimed at giving advanced warning of missile launches from space. The probe going up is called SBIRS GEO-4, for Space Based Infrared System, and it's the fourth ...
Atlas V, missile warning satellite shoot for Friday launch from Cape CanaveralFlorida Today
Atlas V launch with SBIRS GEO-4 scrubbedNASASpaceflight.com
Missile-Detecting Satellite Headed to Space on ULA Rocket TonightPopular Mechanics
Space Ref (press release) -International Business Times -Spaceflight Now -Inverse
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Scientists Peek Inside The 'Black Box' Of Soil Microbes To Learn Their Secrets - NPR

Google Science - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 5:51pm

NPR

Scientists Peek Inside The 'Black Box' Of Soil Microbes To Learn Their Secrets
NPR
Microorganisms play a vital role in growing food and sustaining the planet, but they do it anonymously. Scientists haven't identified most soil microbes, but they are learning which are most common. PeopleImages/Getty Images hide caption. toggle ...

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NASA engineers invented space makeup kits, and the internet has feelings - Yahoo News

Google Science - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 4:03pm

Yahoo News

NASA engineers invented space makeup kits, and the internet has feelings
Yahoo News
During Chanel's Fall 2017 show, models wore space-themed makeup, hair, and clothing. (Photo: Getty Images). More. Just because you are up above the clouds discovering the unknown doesn't mean you might not want a quick makeup touch-up, right? Well ...
When NASA engineers thought women astronauts needed makeup in spaceNewsBytes

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Scientists Edge Closer To A Blood Test To Detect Cancers - NPR

Google Science - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 2:29pm

NPR

Scientists Edge Closer To A Blood Test To Detect Cancers
NPR
Researchers say they have taken a step toward developing a blood test that would detect eight common cancers, possibly even before symptoms appear. As they report Thursday in the journal Science, they're hoping their idea would eventually lead to a ...
Cancer blood test 'enormously exciting'BBC News
This new blood test can detect early signs of 8 kinds of cancerLos Angeles Times
Blood test to detect 8 cancers early gives promising resultsWashington Post
Newsweek -GenomeWeb -WIRED -HealthDay
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US tests nuclear power system to sustain astronauts on Mars - Reuters

Google Science - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 2:20pm

Reuters

US tests nuclear power system to sustain astronauts on Mars
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Initial tests in Nevada on a compact nuclear power system designed to sustain a long-duration NASA human mission on the inhospitable surface of Mars have been successful and a full-power run is scheduled for March, officials said ...
NASA turn the temperature up with their mission to the Sun And Other Space PredictionsValueWalk
FROM EIR DAILY ALERTExecutive Intelligence Review (EIR)

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SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch date: What is causing delays? When will the rocket take off? - Daily Star

Google Science - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:56am

Daily Star

SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch date: What is causing delays? When will the rocket take off?
Daily Star
NASA's launch of the much-anticipated SpaceX Falcon Heavy – the world's most powerful rocket – is due to take place in 2018. But what is causing the delays and technical challenges? By Ariane Sohrabi-Shiraz / Published 18th January 2018. Play Video ...
Military needs to come clean on ZumaFederalNewsRadio.com
SpaceX test fire of Falcon Heavy rocket will finally happen on FridayBGR
SpaceX, NASA remain tightlipped on secret Zuma missionDaily Sabah
Brinkwire (press release)
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Mummy Family Mystery Solved By Ancient DNA Analysis - Inverse

Google Science - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:37am

Inverse

Mummy Family Mystery Solved By Ancient DNA Analysis
Inverse
The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us. sign up. A long-standing, 3,800 thousand year family drama is finally resolved, no thanks to Maury. In 1907, Egyptologists excavated the tomb of Nakht-Ankh and Khnum-Nakht, two ...
Ancient DNA Results End 4000-Year-Old Egyptian Mummy MysteryLab Manager Magazine
Egyptian Tale of Two Mummified Brothers Takes Unexpected TurnCapitalberg
DNA test confirms two mysterious 'brother mummies' had different fathersScience Examiner
Prothom Alo English (satire) (press release) (blog) -Indialivetoday -Fox News -ValueWalk
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SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch date: What is causing delays? When will the rocket take off? - Daily Star

Google Science - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:25am

Daily Star

SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch date: What is causing delays? When will the rocket take off?
Daily Star
NASA's launch of the much-anticipated SpaceX Falcon Heavy – the world's most powerful rocket – is due to take place in 2018. But what is causing the delays and technical challenges? By Ariane Sohrabi-Shiraz / Published 18th January 2018. Play Video ...

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Beer on Mars: Students Find Red Planet Could Grow Hops - Fortune

Google Science - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:07am

Fortune

Beer on Mars: Students Find Red Planet Could Grow Hops
Fortune
Attention, Elon Musk: You might want to include a few hop plants in the cargo hold when you colonize Mars. Craft breweries could be huge there. A group of students at Villanova University have found that hops, which are critical to the beer-making ...
You Can Successfully Grow Hops on Mars, So Let's Hurry Up and Colonize It AlreadyEsquire.com
Alien hunter claims he spotted 'sea shells' in images taken by NASA's Mars roverInternational Business Times, India Edition

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2017 was among the planet's hottest years on record, government scientists report - Washington Post

Google Science - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:39am

Washington Post

2017 was among the planet's hottest years on record, government scientists report
Washington Post
2017 was among the hottest years ever recorded, government scientists reported Thursday. The year was the second-hottest in recorded history, NASA said, while scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported 2017 was the ...
2017 Among Warmest Years On RecordNPR
2017 was world's second-hottest year on record, federal scientists sayThe Hill
2017 was one of Earth's warmest years on record even without El NinoCNBC
PR Newswire (press release) -Business Insider -9NEWS.com -WYFF Greenville
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Taxpayers May Pay for Secret Satellite Lost After SpaceX Launch - Bloomberg

Google Science - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 8:36am

Bloomberg

Taxpayers May Pay for Secret Satellite Lost After SpaceX Launch
Bloomberg
U.S. taxpayers may end up paying for the missing satellite launched by Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies Corp. that crashed into the ocean earlier this month, part of a classified U.S. government mission dubbed “Zuma.” Questions remain around ...
SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch date: What is causing delays? When will the rocket take off?Daily Star
SpaceX test fire of Falcon Heavy rocket will finally happen on FridayBGR

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Q&A: 6 things you need to know about the newly discovered "rainbow dinosaur" - Xinhua

Google Science - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 8:06am

The Talking Democrat

Q&A: 6 things you need to know about the newly discovered "rainbow dinosaur"
Xinhua
BEIJING, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- The newly discovered dinosaur species in China, nicked named the "rainbow dinosaur," has attracted widespread attention and raised many questions. How did researchers examine the colors of its feathers? What does the new ...
There was such a thing as a rainbow dinosaurSYFY WIRE (blog)
Chicken-sized dinosaur likely used brightly colored feathers to woo matesBrinkwire (press release)

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Stunning image taken from the International Space Station shows a towering 'cloud castle' - Mirror.co.uk

Google Science - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 7:04am

Mirror.co.uk

Stunning image taken from the International Space Station shows a towering 'cloud castle'
Mirror.co.uk
Astronauts living on board the International Space Station are given a unique view of Earth, as the station orbits around 440 kilometres above our planet. And a photo taken by one astronaut on board the station shows one of the most extraordinary ...
Space station's Canadarm2 to get a new hand next weekTheChronicleHerald.ca
'This has to be a joke!' Outcry as NASA reveals a makeup kit designed by its MALE engineers for female astronauts in ...Daily Mail

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NASA's Cassini Spacecraft data reveals Saturn's moon Titan has Sea Level elevation - Clarksville Online

Google Science - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 2:30am

Clarksville Online

NASA's Cassini Spacecraft data reveals Saturn's moon Titan has Sea Level elevation
Clarksville Online
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Pasadena, CA – Saturn's moon Titan may be nearly a billion miles away from Earth, but a recently published paper based on data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveals a new way this distant world and ...
Titan topographic map unearths cookie-cutter holes in moon's surfaceEurekAlert (press release)
NASA's Cassini discovers 'Sea Level' in Saturn's moonIndialivetoday

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NASA, USGS confirm Michigan meteorite strike - Space Daily

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Detroit Free Press

NASA, USGS confirm Michigan meteorite strike
Space Daily
Both NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey have confirmed that a meteorite entered Earth's atmosphere above southeastern Michigan on Tuesday night. The meteorite created a fiery streak seen as far away as New York City, as well as a loud boom heard by ...
Meteorite fragments scattered across Mid-MichiganWILX-TV
NASA experts point to Livingston County for potential meteorite discoveryWXYZ
NASA expert says look for meteorites in Livingston CountyMLive.com
Detroit Free Press -Fox 2 Detroit -Livingston Daily -WDIV ClickOnDetroit
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Australia will pay for ideas on how to save the Great Barrier Reef - Lonely Planet Travel News

Google Science - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:03pm

Lonely Planet Travel News

Australia will pay for ideas on how to save the Great Barrier Reef
Lonely Planet Travel News
In an effort to save the most famous coral reef in the world, the Australian government has announced new funding for anyone who has an idea to save the Great Barrier Reef. This incredible coral reef is under threat. Photo by superjoseph/Shutterstock ...
Australian Government Announced Funding Pot for Reef Rescue IdeasPress KS

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Australian Government Announced Funding Pot for Reef Rescue Ideas - Press KS

Google Science - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 8:49pm

Press KS

Australian Government Announced Funding Pot for Reef Rescue Ideas
Press KS
Australian Government Announced Funding Pot: Australian Government has announced a great cash for the people who will suggest some rescue ideas on how to save reef. The government is calling for many bright minds around the world and also wanted to ...
$2m challenge to save Great Barrier ReefBrinkwire (press release)

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Release of ancient methane due to changing climate kept in check by ocean waters - Science Daily

Google Science - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 8:21pm

IFLScience

Release of ancient methane due to changing climate kept in check by ocean waters
Science Daily
Date: January 17, 2018; Source: University of Rochester; Summary: Ocean sediments are a massive storehouse for the potent greenhouse gas methane. But methane only acts as a greenhouse gas if and when it reaches the atmosphere. Environmental scientists ...
Signs Suggest Arctic Methane Won't Destroy The WorldIFLScience

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