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

4 hours 33 min ago

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

6 hours 8 min ago

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

7 hours 55 min ago

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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US tests nuclear power system to sustain astronauts on Mars - Reuters

9 hours 39 min ago

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

12 hours 3 min ago

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

12 hours 22 min ago

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

12 hours 34 min ago

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

12 hours 51 min ago

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

13 hours 19 min ago

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

15 hours 22 min ago

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

15 hours 52 min ago

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

16 hours 55 min ago

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

21 hours 28 min ago

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

22 hours 48 min ago

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

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

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

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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A space station is falling to Earth. Here's where it could land. - NBCNews.com

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 4:56pm

NBCNews.com

A space station is falling to Earth. Here's where it could land.
NBCNews.com
A defunct Chinese space station is expected to plunge to Earth from its orbital perch in late March. The Tiangong-1 station will mostly burn up as it plummets through Earth's atmosphere. Some fragments could survive the fiery reentry, but experts say ...
What Goes Into Orbit Could Be Zapped With Lasers Before It Comes Down, Say Chinese ScientistsFortune
The US Military Is Preparing for World War III in SpaceOuter Places
Chinese space station full of toxic chemicals will crash down to Earth within monthsBGR
Daily Star -Kaplan Herald -www.MICEtimes.asia (press release) -Popular Mechanics
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Call to save reefs - Fiji Times

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 4:51pm

Fiji Broadcasting Corporation

Call to save reefs
Fiji Times
MAJOR reef structures worldwide are dying and the world must do better to take care of the oceans. UN Environment Programme (UNEP) executive director Erik Solheim said this year was the make it or break it point for coral health worldwide. Mr Solheim ...
PM Calls On Fijians To Protect Our Coral ReefsFiji Sun Online
Fiji NewsFiji Broadcasting Corporation

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Black Holes: Where Reality Beats Fiction - NPR

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 2:07pm

NPR

Black Holes: Where Reality Beats Fiction
NPR
Astronomers using ESO's MUSE instrument on the Very Large Telescope in Chile have discovered a star in the cluster NGC 3201 that is behaving strangely. It appears to be orbiting an invisible black hole with about four times the mass of the sun. This is ...

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