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The fearsome T-Rex definitely didn't kiss with tongues, scientists discover - Metro

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 6:01am

Metro

The fearsome T-Rex definitely didn't kiss with tongues, scientists discover
Metro
The Tyrannosaurus rex could never have kissed like modern humans – because the fearsome beast couldn't stick out its tongue. Like alligators, most dinosaurs had short tongues that were firmly rooted to the floor of their mouths, research shows. Last ...
Dinosaurs couldn't stick their tongues out: New ResearchThe Indian Wire
Major flaw in 'Jurassic World' movies unveiledNew Kerala

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Space station experiment will create the coldest spot in the universe - NBCNews.com

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 4:43am

NBCNews.com

Space station experiment will create the coldest spot in the universe
NBCNews.com
More than 250 miles above Earth, a suitcase-size device aboard the International Space Station will soon be used to chill atoms to just a hair above absolute zero, creating the coldest spot in the universe and possibly shedding new light on some of the ...

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Australian space capabilities would boost our Five Eyes role: Former astronaut - ZDNet

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 2:57am

ZDNet

Australian space capabilities would boost our Five Eyes role: Former astronaut
ZDNet
A "strong sovereign capability in space" would make Australia a stronger partner in the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing alliance with the US, the UK, Canada, and New Zealand, according to Colonel (Ret'd) Pamela Melroy, a former US Air Force test pilot ...

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This gun-toting satellite is about to reach an asteroid - The Sydney Morning Herald

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 2:46am

The Sydney Morning Herald

This gun-toting satellite is about to reach an asteroid
The Sydney Morning Herald
On Wednesday – probably, hopefully – the Japanese satellite Hayabusa2 will become the third spacecraft to ever orbit an asteroid. And the first one to carry a cannon. It hopes to test an exciting theory: that the building blocks of life on Earth might ...
Japan's Hayabusa 2 spacecraft is gearing up to bomb an asteroidNew Scientist
'Spinning top' asteroid Ryugu gives JAXA camera a twirlAsahi Shimbun

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SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket wins Air Force contract to launch classified mission from KSC - Florida Today

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 6:42pm

Florida Today

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket wins Air Force contract to launch classified mission from KSC
Florida Today
The Air Force on Thursday awarded SpaceX a $130 million contract to launch a classified mission from Kennedy Space Center on a Falcon Heavy rocket, giving the big rocket its first competitive win of a military launch contract. The Falcon Heavy beat out ...
Air Force certifies Falcon Heavy, orders satellite launch for 2020Ars Technica
SpaceX rockets are HOW big? Check out the new video Elon Musk called 'cool'NBCNews.com
Falcon Heavy Certified For US Air Force FlightsAviation Week
Orlando Sentinel -CNET -Inverse
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Looking for Aliens in the Arctic and Antarctic - VICE

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 3:20pm

VICE

Looking for Aliens in the Arctic and Antarctic
VICE
With UFO sightings and temperatures on the rise, an artist discovers why the cold poles are hotspots for extraterrestrial life. SHARE; TWEET. This article originally appeared on VICE India. Even from the plane, the glaciers looked like cold, wrinkled skin.
NASA astronauts said that the UFOs are in the Arctic and AntarcticThe Siver Post

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Ancient Chinese tomb reveals previously unknown extinct species - Arizona State University

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 3:08pm

Arizona State University

Ancient Chinese tomb reveals previously unknown extinct species
Arizona State University
An international team of researchers, including Alejandra Ortiz, a postdoctoral researcher with Arizona State University's Institute of Human Origins, has discovered a new genus and species in an unusual place — a tomb. The Junzi imperialis, an ape ...
New genus of extinct Holocene gibbon associated with humans in Imperial ChinaScience Magazine
Ancient Royal Tomb Yields Strange New Ape SpeciesNational Geographic
This ancient Chinese tomb held a royal, her extinct ape — and a warningWashington Post
NPR -New York Times -Los Angeles Times -ScienceDirect.com
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Students in Brooklyn connect with astronauts in space - WPIX 11 New York

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 3:07pm

WPIX 11 New York

Students in Brooklyn connect with astronauts in space
WPIX 11 New York
It may not be man landing on the moon but for students and faculty at PS 254, connecting with astronauts aboard the International Space Station is one giant leap for education. "When I was a little kid, like 5 years old, I loved space," fifth-grader ...
New York, Washington, California Students to Call Space StationSpace Ref (press release)
NASA puts out the call for partners to build the first piece of Gateway space stationGeekWire
NASA race for space that changed the world back homeThe Sunday Post
CBS New York
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Einstein Was Right! Scientists Confirm General Relativity Works With Distant Galaxy - Space.com

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 2:20pm

Space.com

Einstein Was Right! Scientists Confirm General Relativity Works With Distant Galaxy
Space.com
A new study validates Einstein's theory of general relativity in a distant galaxy for the first time. This study supports our current understanding of gravity and provides more evidence for the existence of dark matter and dark energy — two mysterious ...
Einstein Wins Again! General Relativity Passes Its First Extragalactic TestForbes
Einstein proved right in another galaxyPhys.Org
Einstein Proven Right Even In Other GalaxiesAstronomy Magazine
Science News -Science Magazine -Cosmos -Sci-News.com
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Bedrock in West Antarctica rising at surprisingly rapid rate - Phys.Org

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 2:00pm

Phys.Org

Bedrock in West Antarctica rising at surprisingly rapid rate
Phys.Org
The earth is rising in one part of Antarctica at one of the fastest rates ever recorded, as ice rapidly disappears and weight is lifted off the bedrock, a new international study has found. The findings, reported in the journal Science, have surprising ...
For once, scientists found good news about West AntarcticaWashington Post
Rising bedrock below West Antarctica could delay catastrophic ice sheet collapseScience Magazine
Thaw of Antarctic ice lifts up land, might slow sea level riseReuters
EurekAlert (press release) -R & D Magazine -Axios -Cosmos
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NASA Offers New Plan to Detect and Destroy Dangerous Asteroids - Scientific American

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 1:20pm

Scientific American

NASA Offers New Plan to Detect and Destroy Dangerous Asteroids
Scientific American
The federal government's five-point strategy is a roadmap for dealing with threatening near-Earth objects. By Hanneke Weitering, SPACE.com on June 21, 2018. Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share on Reddit. Stumble Upon. Share via. Print.
Here's How NASA Plans to Protect Earth From Giant Asteroids Hurtling Through SpaceYahoo News
NASA has a new plan to protect Earth from an asteroid strikeWTHITV.com
NASA's on the lookout for asteroidsDaily Herald
The Talking Democrat -Spaceflight News -9news.com.au -Great Lakes Ledger
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MIT Scientists Say They Just Discovered 80 New Exoplanets in Record Time - Outer Places

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:29pm

Outer Places

MIT Scientists Say They Just Discovered 80 New Exoplanets in Record Time
Outer Places
According to NASA, over 78 percent of confirmed exoplanets were discovered using the transit method, which involves analyzing how much the light from a host star dims as the object passes between it and the observer. From the time that the data is ...
"Alien Data" --Kepler "K2" Mission Yields Exciting New Planets Amid 50000 Milky-Way StarsThe Daily Galaxy (blog)
Nearly 80 exoplanet candidates identified in record timeEurekAlert (press release)
Why it's so unlikely there's alien worlds in spaceStuff.co.nz

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Bogong Moths Are First Insect Known to Use Earth's Magnetism to Navigate at Night - Gizmodo

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 11:31am

Gizmodo

Bogong Moths Are First Insect Known to Use Earth's Magnetism to Navigate at Night
Gizmodo
Every spring in Australia, millions of bogong moths emerge from their pupae and embark on a 600-mile trip to the Australian Alps, the highest mountain range in Australia. For weeks, the insects rest during the day and take to the skies at night to ...
These Moths Are the First Nocturnal Insect With A Magnetic CompassDiscover Magazine (blog)
Watch: Insects also migrate using the Earth's magnetic fieldEurekAlert (press release)
Moths fly 1000 kilometres with Earth's magnetic field as a guideNew Scientist
Phys.Org -New York Times -The Economist
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Did Stonehenge builders use Pythagoras' theorem 2000 years before the Greek philosopher was born? - National Post

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:15am

National Post

Did Stonehenge builders use Pythagoras' theorem 2000 years before the Greek philosopher was born?
National Post
THE builders of Britain's ancient stone circles such as Stonehenge used Pythagoras's theorem 2,000 years before the Greek philosopher was born, experts have claimed. A new book, Megalith, has re-examined the geometry of Neolithic monuments and ...
Summer solstice 2018: Pythagoras's theorem used to build StonehengeExpress.co.uk
Stonehenge builders used Pythagoras' theoremDeccan Herald
How Stonehenge Architects Used Pythagoras' Theorem for the Mysterious StructureInverse
Advocator -Independent.ie -Infosurhoy
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With three words, President Trump fortifies a flawed perception about NASA - Ars Technica

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 9:20am

Ars Technica

With three words, President Trump fortifies a flawed perception about NASA
Ars Technica
Fresh off an appearance at a National Space Council meeting Monday, space was evidently on his mind when President Trump spoke at a campaign rally in Duluth, Minnesota, on Wednesday night. "Our beautiful ancestors won two world wars, defeated ...
Servers in Orbit, Datacenters Not Far BehindEnterpriseTech

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Explosive Volcanoes Played Major Role In Martian Rock Formation - I4U News

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 6:26am

I4U News

Explosive Volcanoes Played Major Role In Martian Rock Formation
I4U News
First observed in 1960's by Nasa's Mariner spacecraft, there is a mysterious deposit of massive and soft rocks along the equator of the Mars. This place is referred to as the Medusae Fossae Formation and the rocks have a strange wave-like formation ...
Crashed spaceship on Mars might have formed explosion, say UFO fansNews Heads

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Buzz Aldrin reminds world that he took first space selfie - CNET

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 5:19am

CNET

Buzz Aldrin reminds world that he took first space selfie
CNET
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin may not have tweeted from space, but he did take a selfie that was out of this world. Buzz Aldrin. Buzz Aldrin responded to a fan's wish that he tweeted from space early Thursday by reminding us that he took the first space selfie ...
Buzz Aldrin just reminded the world that he took the first space selfieBGR India

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

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 2:45am

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

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 1:35am

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

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:00am

Phys.Org

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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