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Apollo 11 module will visit Pittsburgh next year — after a makeover - Tribune-Review

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Apollo 11 module will visit Pittsburgh next year — after a makeover
Tribune-Review
Before the Apollo 11 command module embarks on a cross-country tour of four museums — including the Senator John Heinz History Center in the Strip District — it's getting a makeover for the first time since it arrived in 1976 at the Smithsonian's ...

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This Isn't the 1st Eclipse to Occur on Aug. 21, and It Won't Be the Last - Space.com

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Space.com

This Isn't the 1st Eclipse to Occur on Aug. 21, and It Won't Be the Last
Space.com
A composite image of the 2013 total solar eclipse with individual frames obtained by Jay Pasachoff, Vojtech Rusin (Slovak Academy of Sciences), and Allen Davis (Williams College '14, now at Yale University), viewed from Gabon, and then combined with ...
Why Total Solar Eclipses Are Total CoincidencesLive Science
How much traffic on eclipse day?EarthSky
Image: SOHO's summer solstice sunPhys.Org
Daily Press -UPROXX -El Paso Inc. -PR Web (press release)
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Moonwalkers' Apollo 11 Capsule Gets Needed Primping For Its Star Turn On Earth - KPBS

11 hours 23 min ago

KPBS

Moonwalkers' Apollo 11 Capsule Gets Needed Primping For Its Star Turn On Earth
KPBS
The Apollo 11 capsule in in sore need of restoration, conservation specialists say, if it's to last another 50 years. Even the adhesive that holds pieces of velcro in place is losing its stickiness, and some objects inside are starting to pop off. The ...

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Moonwalkers' Apollo 11 Capsule Gets Needed Primping For Its Star Turn On Earth - NPR

11 hours 43 min ago

NPR

Moonwalkers' Apollo 11 Capsule Gets Needed Primping For Its Star Turn On Earth
NPR
The Apollo 11 command module, which took the first moonwalkers to lunar orbit and back in 1969, is undergoing a painstaking restoration, in preparation for an unusual national tour later this year. Until recently, the capsule sat in the main lobby of ...
Apollo 11 module will visit Pittsburgh next year — after a makeoverTribune-Review

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Moonwalkers' Apollo 11 Capsule Gets Needed Primping For Its Star Turn On Earth - NPR

11 hours 43 min ago

NPR

Moonwalkers' Apollo 11 Capsule Gets Needed Primping For Its Star Turn On Earth
NPR
The Apollo 11 command module, which took the first moonwalkers to lunar orbit and back in 1969, is undergoing a painstaking restoration, in preparation for an unusual national tour later this year. Until recently, the capsule sat in the main lobby of ...

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Solar eclipse a once-in-a-lifetime event for Hampton Roads residents - Daily Press

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 11:04pm

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Solar eclipse a once-in-a-lifetime event for Hampton Roads residents
Daily Press
A multiple exposure showing various phases of the total solar eclipse photographed from the rocks near the village of Stone beach, some 600 km from the capital Sofia in the north-eastern region of Bulgaria 11 August. The phenomenon of the total solar ...
This is how the solar eclipse will look from your townKCCI Des Moines
NASA shows how the solar eclipse will look from your townKTUU.com
How much of the eclipse will you see? NASA develops interactive app for Great American Eclipse10News

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The race to save Florida's devastated coral reef from global warming - Washington Post

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 7:03pm

Washington Post

The race to save Florida's devastated coral reef from global warming
Washington Post
PICKLES REEF, Fla. — Twenty feet under water, Nature Conservancy biologist Jennifer Stein swims over to several large corals and pulls several laminated cards from her dive belt. “Disease,” reads one, as she gestures to a coral that exhibits white ...
NOAA: US island coral reefs at risk for bleaching, deathUSA TODAY
Guam's coral reefs threatened by bleachingKUAM.com
Coral Reefs Could Be Gone in 30 YearsNational Geographic
BuzzFeed News -The Guardian -Twin Falls Times-News -The Guam Daily Post
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The race to save Florida's devastated coral reef from global warming - Washington Post

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 7:03pm

Washington Post

The race to save Florida's devastated coral reef from global warming
Washington Post
PICKLES REEF, Fla. — Twenty feet under water, Nature Conservancy biologist Jennifer Stein swims over to several large corals and pulls several laminated cards from her dive belt. “Disease,” reads one, as she gestures to a coral that exhibits white ...
Great Barrier Reef worth A$56bn, report findsBBC News
Great Barrier Reef valued at $56bn as report warns it's 'too big to fail'The Guardian
Great Barrier Reef is worth $56 billion to Australia and is 'too big to fail'NEWS.com.au
USA TODAY -Techly -The Cairns Post -TripleM Sydney
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1st total solar eclipse in 99 years to sweep America – here are the best places to watch - Fox17

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 1:27am

Fox17

1st total solar eclipse in 99 years to sweep America – here are the best places to watch
Fox17
For a swath of the country from Portland, Oregon, to Charleston, South Carolina, it will look like someone just turned off the sun in the middle of the day. Fourteen states across the US will experience about two minutes of darkness as the eclipse ...
This Week at NASA: Solar Eclipse Primer and MoreSpace Ref (press release)
Ray Jayawardhana: A total eclipse of the sun is headed your way in AugustRichmond.com
Nothing new under the sun or the moonNews-Press Now
Tech Times -Blasting News -Joplin Globe -Newburgh Gazette
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Could Asteroids Bombard the Earth to Cause a Mass Extinction in 10 Million Years? - Scientific American

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 7:37pm

Scientific American

Could Asteroids Bombard the Earth to Cause a Mass Extinction in 10 Million Years?
Scientific American
The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. The Conversation. Scientists have spent decades debating whether asteroids and comets hit the Earth at regular intervals. At the ...
Scientists Have Predicted When Earth Will Be Hit By An Extinction-Level AsteroidThe Daily Caller
The statistical likelihood that asteroids will destroy us all in 10 million yearsQuartz
Could asteroids bombard the Earth to cause a mass extinction in ten million years?The Conversation UK
The Independent -BGR India -SYFY WIRE (blog) -Opptrends Magazine
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Conservation Measures Lead to Increase in Rockfish Species - U.S. News & World Report

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 2:01pm

Conservation Measures Lead to Increase in Rockfish Species
U.S. News & World Report
Federal officials say conservation measures have led to an increase in the population of two species of rockfish and a possible easing of fishing restrictions. June 24, 2017, at 1:54 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Conservation ...

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Tulane: $2 Million Gift; Energy Law Expert to New Orleans - U.S. News & World Report

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 10:25am

Tulane: $2 Million Gift; Energy Law Expert to New Orleans
U.S. News & World Report
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tulane University says a $2 million gift is bringing a European energy law scholar to New Orleans, where he will become founding director of a new Tulane Center for Energy Law and be the first to hold the James McCulloch Chair in ...

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Coral Reefs Could Be Gone in 30 Years - National Geographic

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 7:31pm

National Geographic

Coral Reefs Could Be Gone in 30 Years
National Geographic
World Heritage reefs will die of heat stress unless global warming is curbed, a new UN study finds. 1 / 6. View Images. A diver explores corals on the Great Barrier Reef off Australia, the largest living structure on Earth. Photograph by David Doubilet ...

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Humpback whale gets close to boat off New Jersey - WABC-TV

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 5:57pm

WABC-TV

Humpback whale gets close to boat off New Jersey
WABC-TV
A humpback whale breached extremely close to a boat off the coast of New Jersey as the passengers had their cameras rolling. Paul Ziolkowski, who goes by Pauly Walnuts on Facebook, says they had been fishing for a couple of hours about a mile off the ...
Whale makes a dramatic appearance near Perth AmboyNJ.com
Video shows moment humpback whale breaches next to boat near New JerseyABC News
HumpBack Whale Breaches Extremely Close to Boat Off New JerseySFGate

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Future Humans: How Many Of Us Will There Be? - NPR

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 3:03pm

Future Humans: How Many Of Us Will There Be?
NPR
Planet Earth is a vast place, with humans scattered all over it. But how we're distributed is far from even. About half of the planet's 7.5 billion people live in just seven countries. China tops the list with over 1.4 billion people, while its ...

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2 humpback whales die after stranding on Cape Cod - The Boston Globe

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 2:22pm

The Boston Globe

2 humpback whales die after stranding on Cape Cod
The Boston Globe
Researchers are investigating what caused two humpback whales to beach and die on Cape Cod Wednesday. The first of the whales was reported stranded by the US Fish and Wildlife Service on Monomoy Island about 2 p.m. Monday, said Brian Sharp, ...
2 humpbacks strand on Cape Cod islandABC News
2 young humpback whales die on Cape Cod after washing up on shoreMassLive.com

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New Hubble find challenges our ideas about galaxies - Astronomy Magazine

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 10:36am

Astronomy Magazine

New Hubble find challenges our ideas about galaxies
Astronomy Magazine
This artist's concept shows the Milky Way and MACS 2129-1 side by side. MACS 2129-1 is only half the Milky Way's size, but it's three times as massive as our home galaxy. NASA, ESA, and Z. Levy (STScI). Objects in the distant universe appear small and ...
Current theories might be wrong about how a galaxy evolvesEngadget
Hubble Spots Massive, 'Dead' Disk Galaxy in Early UniverseSci-News.com
Unexpected rotation in a stone-dead galaxySpace Ref (press release)
TopExaminer -Normangee Star -Newburgh Gazette -Universe Today
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This weekend will test SpaceX's ability to step up its launch pace - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 9:03am

Los Angeles Times

This weekend will test SpaceX's ability to step up its launch pace
Los Angeles Times
SpaceX has a busy weekend ahead. And its outcome could signal whether the company is closing in on a crucial milestone. Starting Friday morning, the Hawthorne space company is planning two satellite launches from opposite coasts with only about 48 ...
Watch SpaceX launch and land a recycled Falcon 9 rocket this afternoonThe Verge
Watch SpaceX Rocket Re-Launch, Kicking Off Double HeaderSpace.com
Head of BulgariaSat says satellite project would be impossible without SpaceXSpaceflight Now
WIRED -Ars Technica -Bloomberg -Mashable
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