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SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship marches towards launch with vacuum chamber test - Teslarati

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Teslarati

SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship marches towards launch with vacuum chamber test
Teslarati
SpaceX has published the latest photo of its next-generation Crew Dragon spacecraft, showing the crewed vehicle preparing to be put through its paces inside a NASA thermal vacuum chamber located in Cleveland, Ohio. If the tests are completed without ...
The spacecraft Elon musk will experience in NASA research centerThe Siver Post
SpaceX and Boeing spacecraft may not become operational until 2020GCR

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New NASA instrument to monitor plant water use from space - The Indian Express

6 hours 28 min ago

The Indian Express

New NASA instrument to monitor plant water use from space
The Indian Express
NASA plans to install on the International Space Station (ISS) an instrument that will measure the temperature of plants from space, enabling researchers to determine plant water use and to study how drought conditions affect plant health. The ...
NASA launches new mission to detect plant water use from SpaceTechSource
New NASA instrument on ISS to track plant water use on EarthInfosurhoy

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Old star clusters could have been the birthplace of supermassive stars - Phys.Org

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Old star clusters could have been the birthplace of supermassive stars
Phys.Org
A team of international astrophysicists may have found a solution to a problem that has perplexed scientists for more than 50 years: why are the stars in globular clusters made of material different to other stars found in the Milky Way? In a study ...
Decades-Old Mystery Of Universe's Oldest Star Clusters Finally SolvedInternational Business Times

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When cozying up with would-be predators, cleaner shrimp follow a dependable script - Infosurhoy

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 9:33pm

When cozying up with would-be predators, cleaner shrimp follow a dependable script
Infosurhoy
DURHAM, N.C. — It's a mystery how cleaner shrimp partner with would-be fish predators — sometimes even climbing in their mouths — without getting eaten. A new study reveals how the shrimp convinces fish not to eat them, and the fish conveys that it ...

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Scientists discover that wind on Venus actually makes it spin faster - BGR

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 6:24pm

BGR

Scientists discover that wind on Venus actually makes it spin faster
BGR
Ever walk down the street on a particularly windy day and feel yourself being pushed along? The planet Venus knows all about that. Researchers studying the nearby planet have discovered this truly bizarre phenomenon, calculating that the planet's thick ...
The Winds on Venus Blow Hard Enough to Shorten the DayPopular Mechanics
Venus' Atmosphere Is So Turbulent That It Can Change The Length Of The Planet's DayI4U News
Why Venus rotates so weird?10,000 Couples
ClickLancashire -sbDirtySouthSoccer
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Wanted dead, not alive: the lionfish. You can make $5000 if you get rid of them - Miami Herald

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 6:08pm

Miami Herald

Wanted dead, not alive: the lionfish. You can make $5000 if you get rid of them
Miami Herald
How sick of the lionfish is the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission? Enough so to offer you up to $5,000 to catch the nasty critters and get them out of Florida waters. The FWC's Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day Challenge, running ...
FWC approves proposed changes to crab, lobster trappingCitrus County Chronicle

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After years of searching, scientists can finally account for all the normal matter in the universe - Herald-Mail Media

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 5:04pm

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After years of searching, scientists can finally account for all the normal matter in the universe
Herald-Mail Media
Astronomers using a powerful quasar to study an enormous invisible tendril full of superheated gas say they may have finally discovered the universe's “missing” detectable matter. The findings, published in the journal Nature, solve a decades-old ...
Researchers Find Last of Universe's Missing Ordinary MatterR & D Magazine
Did Scientists Just Find a Missing Piece of the Universe?Gizmodo UK
Tech: Last of universe's missing ordinary matter — (Report)Tdnews
PBS
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The Future of the Universe Is Dark, But Aliens Could Harness Stars to Light the Way - Outer Places

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 3:54pm

Outer Places

The Future of the Universe Is Dark, But Aliens Could Harness Stars to Light the Way
Outer Places
The universe has been around for about 13.7 billion years, but looking farther down the road, things start to get pretty bleak. In 100 billion years, dark energy will have caused the universe to expand so much that we may not be able to see other galaxies.
How an Advanced Civilization Could Stop Dark Energy From Preventing Their Future ExplorationUniverse Today
How the Universe Will EndPBS
How could an Advanced Civilization Help Prevent Dark Energy from their Future ExplorationTechnoStalls
Infosurhoy -The Siver Post -The Siver Times -The Siver Telegram
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Man on Mars? NASA to Send Astronauts Back to the Moon Before Martian Mission - Newsweek

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 3:11pm

Newsweek

Man on Mars? NASA to Send Astronauts Back to the Moon Before Martian Mission
Newsweek
A new NASA mission could put humans back on the moon—and soon after, for the first time, Mars. Robots could land on the moon as early as next year as the precursor to planned human lunar travel, NASA announced Monday. The program was launched as ...
Teledyne Energy Systems Selected to Perform Technology Development for Missions to the Moon and MarsBusiness Wire (press release)
Behrend professor completes 10-week NASA fellowshipPenn State News
Forms of extraterrestrial life: the selected best project of the city on the moonThe Bobr Times

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T. Rex's Tongue Was Firmly Stuck in Its Mouth, Study Finds - Gizmodo

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 2:20pm

Gizmodo

T. Rex's Tongue Was Firmly Stuck in Its Mouth, Study Finds
Gizmodo
With yet another Jurassic Park movie headed to theaters, it's the perfect time for busybody scientists to shatter our conceptions of how dinosaurs looked and acted. The latest dino truth bomb comes courtesy of a new study published Wednesday in PLOS One.
T. Rex couldn't stick out its tongue, new research showsPhys.Org
Tongue-tied: T rex couldn't stick out its tongueThe Guardian
T-Rex Didn't Have Long Stretching Tongue, Unlike Usual Portrayal, Study RevealsInternational Business Times
National Geographic -BreakingNews.ie
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Did Scientists Just Find a Missing Piece of the Universe? - Gizmodo

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 1:01pm

Gizmodo

Did Scientists Just Find a Missing Piece of the Universe?
Gizmodo
It would be silly to think we completely understand our universe, given how small the Earth is compared to the vastness of the cosmos. But from here on our tiny planet, it appears that much of the universe is missing. And I'm not just talking about ...
X-rays from deep space help track down the universe's missing matterNew Atlas

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Did Scientists Just Find a Missing Piece of the Universe? - Gizmodo

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 1:01pm

Gizmodo

Did Scientists Just Find a Missing Piece of the Universe?
Gizmodo
It would be silly to think we completely understand our universe, given how small the Earth is compared to the vastness of the cosmos. But from here on our tiny planet, it appears that much of the universe is missing. And I'm not just talking about ...

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RemoveDEBRIS launched from ISS to test ways to combat space junk - SpaceFlight Insider

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 12:38pm

SpaceFlight Insider

RemoveDEBRIS launched from ISS to test ways to combat space junk
SpaceFlight Insider
On Wednesday, June 20, 2018 the RemoveDEBRIS satellite was launched from the International Space Station on a mission to study the increasing amount of junk orbiting Earth. This morning's flight marked a number of firsts to take place from the orbiting ...
Watch as a Borg-like satellite zips by the ISSCNET
Largest satellite to date deployed from International Space StationChron.com
NanoRacks Deploys RemoveDEBRIS, Largest Satellite from Space StationSpace Ref (press release)
NASASpaceflight.com -Independent Recorder
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Elon Musk Retweets Video That Shows True Size Of SpaceX Rockets - The Inquisitr

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 12:31pm

The Inquisitr

Elon Musk Retweets Video That Shows True Size Of SpaceX Rockets
The Inquisitr
Ever wondered how SpaceX's Falcon 9, Falcon Heavy, and BFR look next to the Statue of Liberty? Check it out in this mind-blowing YouTube video. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk speaks at the International Astronautical Congress on September 29, 2017 in ...
Superalloys to help reach MarsSpaceflight News
SpaceX: Elon Musk Shares Staggering Video That Shows True Size of RocketsInverse
SpaceX Falcon 9 & BFR rockets are huge, but how big are they really? [Video]Teslarati

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Space 'dumpling' looms into view as spacecraft prepares for asteroid rendezvous - Fox News

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 11:35am

Fox News

Space 'dumpling' looms into view as spacecraft prepares for asteroid rendezvous
Fox News
The “dumpling-shaped” asteroid Ryugu is looming into view of Japan's Hayabusa 2 spacecraft as it prepares to rendezvous with the space rock. Launched on Dec. 3, 2014, Hayabusa 2's goal is to retrieve samples from Ryugu. The BBC reports that the ...
Asteroid Ryugu starts to come into focusSyfy Wire
Spacecraft takes photos as it approaches 'sweet dumpling' asteroidYahoo News UK
Japanese Space Probe Hayabusa-2 Approaches Asteroid Ryugu, An Unusual Space Rock For Its TypeCanadian Homesteading

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California Academy of Sciences Uses Lenses to Take Snapchat Users on Expedition Reef - Adweek

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 11:06am

Adweek

California Academy of Sciences Uses Lenses to Take Snapchat Users on Expedition Reef
Adweek
The California Academy of Sciences is dropping some science on Snapchat users in the form of a new set of lenses. Snapchat said this initiative marks the first known application of its lens technology by a scientific institution. The scientific and ...
Snapchat Lenses Bring Coral Reefs To LifeI4U News
Snapchat's New Coral Lenses Transport You Under the SeaEarther

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NASA Has a Plan to Defend Earth Against Asteroid Impacts. We'll Find Out More Today - Space.com

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 10:26am

Space.com

NASA Has a Plan to Defend Earth Against Asteroid Impacts. We'll Find Out More Today
Space.com
NASA has a plan to protect the Earth from death by asteroid, and the space agency will unveil it to the world today (June 20). But don't panic yet, NASA says there's no known asteroid threat right now. In a 1 p.m. EDT (1700 GMT) teleconference today ...
NASA unveiling its plan to take on near-Earth objects - KPTV - FOX 12KPTV.com
NASA to Host Media Teleconference on National Near-Earth Object Preparedness ReportSpace Ref (press release)
NASA is hosting media teleconference to discuss preps on countering Near-Earth ObjectsTechGenYZ
The White House (blog) -NASA
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Could aliens harness stars to keep ahead of expanding universe? - Phys.Org

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 8:30am

Phys.Org

Could aliens harness stars to keep ahead of expanding universe?
Phys.Org
Dan Hooper, a senior scientist with Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory has written a paper outlining a way future aliens could keep their civilizations alive in spite of the isolation due to an expanding universe. In his paper uploaded to the arXiv ...
From the Farside --"Alien Civilizations May Corral Stars As Energy Sources to Survive in an Expanding Universe"The Daily Galaxy (blog)

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New NASA mission to detect plant water use from space - Phys.Org

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 7:38am

Phys.Org

New NASA mission to detect plant water use from space
Phys.Org
Doctors learn a lot about their patients' health by taking their temperature. An elevated temperature, or fever, can be a sign of illness. The same goes for plants, but their temperatures on a global scale are harder to measure than the temperatures of ...
NASA instrument to help study plant water use, drought conditions from spaceFirstpost
New NASA instrument to monitor plant water use from spaceEconomic Times
From dreaming about stars, Nick Hague is now headed to spaceInfosurhoy
India Today -Tech Explorist (press release) -Times of Oman
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Space Station Astronaut Chats with Passengers Aboard 'Viking Orion' Cruise Ship - Space.com

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 6:43am

Space.com

Space Station Astronaut Chats with Passengers Aboard 'Viking Orion' Cruise Ship
Space.com
Panel of 15 NASA astronauts who are traveling with Viking Orion as Anna Fisher's guests. Lynn Sherr moderated the panel. Credit: Viking Cruises. MONTE CARLO, Monaco — NASA astronaut Drew Feustel called the Viking Orion cruise ship Saturday (June ...
Astronaut Clayton Anderson to Autograph NGC LabelsCoinNews.net

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