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Stephen Hawking makes his doctoral thesis available online - Engadget

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 11:05pm

Engadget

Stephen Hawking makes his doctoral thesis available online
Engadget
Ever wondered how Stephen Hawking saw the universe as a doctoral candidate, when his theories about black holes were just coming into fruition? You don't have to hear about it second-hand -- you can now go straight to the source. The legendary ...
Stephen Hawking's 1966 doctoral thesis made available for first timeThe Guardian
Stephen Hawking makes one of his most famous research papers available onlineMashable

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Study confirms insect population drop - Daily Herald

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 10:57pm

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Study confirms insect population drop
Daily Herald
Most of us feel as those we could do without bugs. Insects are considered pests for multiple reasons, and there are just so darn many of them. However, according to a new study out of Germany that raised a lot of eyebrows last week, there are now fewer ...
Where Have All the Insects Gone?Care2.com
Enviro Monday: Flying insect populations are declining drastically in GermanyAlberton Record.

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NASA: Take a walk on Mars in your own living room - FOX Carolina

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 9:19pm

FOX Carolina

NASA: Take a walk on Mars in your own living room
FOX Carolina
(CNN/Meredith) – NASA and Google are teaming up to offer free, virtual space exploration. 'Access Mars' was released on Thursday. The technology virtually transports users to mars from anywhere. It simulates walking on the red planet and provides ...
"Unique in the Solar System"--NASA Detects Mars' Invisible Tail from “Fossil” Magnetic FieldsThe Daily Galaxy (blog)
NASA's MAVEN detects invisible 'magnetic tail' around Mars; could be destroying Martian atmosphereFirstpost
Mars Has Magnetic Tail Twisted By Solar Wind, NASA's MAVEN Finds10,000 Couples
I4U News -Newburgh Gazette -WSPA.com -Yahoo News
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More acidic oceans 'will affect all sea life' - BBC News

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 7:01pm

BBC News

More acidic oceans 'will affect all sea life'
BBC News
All sea life will be affected because carbon dioxide emissions from modern society are making the oceans more acidic, a major new report will say. The eight-year study from more than 250 scientists finds that infant sea creatures will be especially harmed.

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Astronomers measure Milky Way with radio waves - wwlp.com

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 4:50pm

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Astronomers measure Milky Way with radio waves
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This image provided by The Kavli Foundation on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 shows an artist's impression of the superluminous supernova ASASSN-15lh as it would appear from an exoplanet located about 10,000 light-years away in the host galaxy of the ...
'Other side of the galaxy': Interstellar survey paves way for detailed map of the Milky WayRT

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A spacecraft graveyard exists in the middle of the ocean — here's what's down there - Business Insider

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 9:26am

Business Insider

A spacecraft graveyard exists in the middle of the ocean — here's what's down there
Business Insider
Large satellites, space stations, and other objects can pose a threat when they fall to the ground. As a result, many nations de-orbit old spacecraft over the most remote place on Earth, called Point Nemo. This "spacecraft cemetery" is about 1,450 ...
Cemetery, graveyard or burning in the sky: How spacecraft meet their endHindustan Times
Find out which countries have highest amount of space junkInternational Business Times, Singapore Edition
Scientists who made a mess in spacewww.MICEtimes.asia (press release)

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Hillsdale College professor part of groundbreaking astrophysics discovery - MLive.com

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 8:06am

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Hillsdale College professor part of groundbreaking astrophysics discovery
MLive.com
HILLSDALE, MI - A Hillsdale College assistant professor in physics is part of a recent groundbreaking and historic discovery in astrophysics. Ryan Lang is one of only three professors from Michigan institutions participating in an international ...
Arizona astronomer among first to see kilonova, a cosmic 'train wreck'Payson Roundup
Ball: What is a 'Kilonova' and what is all the astronomical excitement about?Longview News-Journal
Neutron Star Collisions Created Most Of The Gold In UniverseI4U News
Comox Valley Record
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Watch: Astronaut tweets breathtaking image of illuminated India on Diwali shot from space - The TeCake

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 4:36am

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Watch: Astronaut tweets breathtaking image of illuminated India on Diwali shot from space
The TeCake
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have greeted India with a fantastic gift on the occasion of Diwali. European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Paolo Nespoli has captured a stunning image of illuminated India on the Diwali festival ...
Festival of lights just became brighter! ISS astronaut shares image of India on Diwali from spaceZee News
We Finally Have A Real Pic Of India From Space On DiwaliNDTV
This is how India looks like from space on Diwali [PHOTO]International Business Times, Singapore Edition
TopYaps -Greatandhra.com
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NASA Extends the Dawn Spacecraft's Mission at Ceres Indefinitely - Outer Places

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 4:50pm

Outer Places

NASA Extends the Dawn Spacecraft's Mission at Ceres Indefinitely
Outer Places
As the largest object in the wide asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, the dwarf planet Ceres has been a point of interest for NASA both because of its size, and because it's not that far away. And since March 2015, they've had their Dawn spacecraft ...
NASA extends Dawn missionThe Hindu
Space News: Dawn mission extended at CeresLake County News

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New T-Rex fossil found in Utah is most complete discovery in south-west US (PHOTO) - RT

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 4:28pm

RT

New T-Rex fossil found in Utah is most complete discovery in south-west US (PHOTO)
RT
A 76-million-year-old fossilized skeleton of a tyrannosaur, unearthed in Utah, is being described as the most complete fossil ever discovered in all of the south-west US. The remarkable fossil was found on a remote field site in the Grand Staircase ...
Most complete tyrannosaur fossil in Southwest excavated in UtahGephardt Daily
Teenage Dinosaur Fossil Discovery Reveals What Puberty Was Like for a TyrannosaurYahoo News UK
New tyrannosaur fossil is most complete found in southwestern USGears Of Biz

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Orionid meteor shower peaks this weekend - WRAL.com

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 11:11am

WRAL.com

Orionid meteor shower peaks this weekend
WRAL.com
Raleigh, N.C. — The Orionid meteor shower will peak overnight, and your best opportunity to see meteors comes before dawn Sunday morning when an astonishing 15-20 meteors per hour are forecasted to be visible under the best viewing conditions (away ...
This video shows how valuable your personal data really areQuartz
How to watch this weekend's incredible Orionid meteor showerBGR
Orionids Meteor Shower Continues on a Another Warm Fall WeekendPress of Atlantic City
wtkr.com -WKRN.com -10TV -The Sun
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9.7-million-year-old teeth discovery in Germany could re-write human history - USA TODAY

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 11:10am

USA TODAY

9.7-million-year-old teeth discovery in Germany could re-write human history
USA TODAY
The great ape teeth found in Eppelsheim last year could topple the understanding of our earliest history. Herbert Lutz, head of the excavation team, tells Deutsche Welle what the find means to him — and how it almost didn't happen. A little over a ...
9.7 Million-Year-Old Teeth From Unidentified Ancient Primate Found In GermanyTech Times
Prehistoric Fossils Dating Back 9.7m Years Could Rewrite History Of Where Humans Came FromHuffPost UK
Discovery of 9.7 million-year-old teeth could 'rewrite human history'The Times of Israel
Blasting News -The Daily Galaxy (blog)
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Canadian Monster? New Eight-Legged Species Found Underneath Arctic Ice - Tech Times

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 7:23am

Tech Times

Canadian Monster? New Eight-Legged Species Found Underneath Arctic Ice
Tech Times
This flat-headed "monster" was unintentionally discovered under arctic ice in Cambridge Bay, Canada. These creatures grow only up to 2 millimeters long, have no mouth, and just a single weak eye. ( University of Manitoba ). A graduate student in Canada ...
What lies beneath: 'Monster' plankton discovered in Arctic ice (PHOTO)RT
Monstrilloida: Monster discovered in Arctic Ocean (Photo)Gears Of Biz

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Flowers' ridges allow them to attract pollinators, study reports - Science Recorder

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 5:19am

The Hindu

Flowers' ridges allow them to attract pollinators, study reports
Science Recorder
A new study reveals that flowers can scatter light in order to create a “blue halo” that helps lure in bees. Researchers from the University of Cambridge have discovered that certain flowering plants have tiny ridges on their petals that scatter light ...
The 'blue halo' effect: How some flowers attract beesThe Hindu
Flowers use invisible 'blue halo' to attract bees for pollination: researchersLivemint

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Fear Of Spiders, Snakes Is An Evolutionary Response: Study - International Business Times

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 4:33am

International Business Times

Fear Of Spiders, Snakes Is An Evolutionary Response: Study
International Business Times
Spiders and snakes make the toughest people on the planet jump. Their popularity in horror films and thrillers has ensured that this fear is projected over time, through generations. But, a recent study has revealed that humans carry an innate fear ...
Huge discovery about spiders shocks scientistsBABW News
Inheritance of fearThe Hindu
Innate Fears: Even Babies Get Stressed When They See Spiders And SnakesThe Inquisitr
Gears Of Biz -Newsweek -Daily Mail -Evening Times
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Nearly 200 report fireball streaking across Northeast sky - Allentown Morning Call

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 10:50pm

Allentown Morning Call

Nearly 200 report fireball streaking across Northeast sky
Allentown Morning Call
The American Meteor Society says the flash of light that was spotted on Wednesday afternoon in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maryland and Delaware was a very bright meteor.
Nearly 200 report fireball streaking across New Jersey skyAsbury Park Press
Fireball event - American Meteor SocietyAmerican Meteor Society

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Nearly 200 report fireball streaking across Northeast sky - Allentown Morning Call

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 10:50pm

Allentown Morning Call

Nearly 200 report fireball streaking across Northeast sky
Allentown Morning Call
The American Meteor Society says the flash of light that was spotted on Wednesday afternoon in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maryland and Delaware was a very bright meteor.
Nearly 200 Reports Of Fireball Streaking Across Sky Throughout NortheastCBS New York
Fireball Streaks Across Tri-State SkiesNBC 6 South Florida
Nearly 200 report fireball streaking across New Jersey skyAsbury Park Press
Boston.com
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The place spacecraft go to die - BBC News

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 7:26pm

BBC News

The place spacecraft go to die
BBC News
China's Tiangong-1 space station is currently out of control and expected to fall back to Earth next year. But not in the remote place where many other spacecraft end their days. Explorers and adventurers often look for new places to conquer now that ...
China lost control of one of it's space labs and it will soon crash to EarthNew Zealand Herald
China's defunct space station to crash in the months aheadThe Weather Network
How to See a Space Station Fall From the SkyNational Geographic

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We Finally Know What That "Temporary Moon" Around Earth Is - Inverse

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 1:34pm

Gears Of Biz

We Finally Know What That "Temporary Moon" Around Earth Is
Inverse
As we all know, Earth's best friend is the moon. But in 2016, a strange object seemed to pass close enough to our planet that scientists wondered whether or not it was a “temporary moon,” which have been observed in the past. After much speculation, we ...
Does Earth Have A New Moon?National Geographic Australia
Earth and asteroid pal orbit sun like two hula hoopsFuturity: Research News
Double-decker bus sized asteroid 2017 TD6 narrowly misses Earth – the SECOND in a weekThe Sun
New Atlas -Universe Today -Radio Cadena Agramonte -Gears Of Biz
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Nearly 200 report fireball streaking across New Jersey sky - Asbury Park Press

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 1:01pm

Asbury Park Press

Nearly 200 report fireball streaking across New Jersey sky
Asbury Park Press
200 people reported seeing a fireball shoot across the sky this Wednesday, Oct. 18. The reports came from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maryland and Delaware. The sightings came just ...
Nearly 200 people report fireball streaking across Northeast skyThe News Journal
VIDEO | Reports of fireball streaking across sky in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New JerseyWDEL 1150AM
Nearly 200 Reports Of Fireball Streaking Across Sky Throughout NortheastCBS New York
NBC 6 South Florida
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