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The lunar gateway: a shortcut to Mars? - The Guardian

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 9:01am

The Guardian

The lunar gateway: a shortcut to Mars?
The Guardian
Spaceflight will mark an important milestone this year – when Nasa celebrates the 50th anniversary of US astronauts reaching the moon. In December 1968 Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and Bill Anders – on Apollo 8 – swept over the lunar surface and captured ...
NASA seeks dismissal of moon dust lawsuit filed in KansasSalina Post

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The lunar gateway: a short cut to Mars? - The Guardian

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 9:01am

The Guardian

The lunar gateway: a short cut to Mars?
The Guardian
Spaceflight will mark an important milestone this year – when Nasa celebrates the 50th anniversary of US astronauts reaching the moon. In December 1968 Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and Bill Anders – on Apollo 8 – swept over the lunar surface and captured ...

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The lunar gateway: a short cut to Mars? - The Guardian

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 9:01am

The Guardian

The lunar gateway: a short cut to Mars?
The Guardian
Spaceflight will mark an important milestone this year – when Nasa celebrates the 50th anniversary of US astronauts reaching the moon. In December 1968 Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and Bill Anders – on Apollo 8 – swept over the lunar surface and captured ...
Russia throws doubt on joint lunar space station with US: RIAInvesting.com

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Japanese Cargo Ship Launching Toward Space Station Today: Watch Live - Space.com

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 7:53am

Space.com

Japanese Cargo Ship Launching Toward Space Station Today: Watch Live
Space.com
A Japanese cargo spacecraft is scheduled to launch toward the International Space Station (ISS) today (Sept. 22), and you can watch the action live. The robotic HTV-7 cargo ship will lift off atop an H-II rocket from Japan's Tanegashima Space Center at ...
Space Station EarthCleanTechnica
Houston Medical Students to Speak Live with NASA Astronaut on Space StationBenzinga
NASA Is Proving That Space Might Be the Final Frontier for Organic Social ContentAdweek
FederalNewsRadio.com -Millennium Post -The Amarillo Pioneer (blog) -THE WEEK
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Newly discovered letter by Galileo resolves puzzling historical mystery - Ars Technica

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 7:37am

Ars Technica

Newly discovered letter by Galileo resolves puzzling historical mystery
Ars Technica
Renowned astronomer Galileo has been lauded for centuries for his courageous principled stance against the Catholic Church. He argued in favor of the Earth moving around the Sun, rather than vice versa, in direct contradiction to church teachings at ...
250-Year-Old Letter Reveals Galileo Tried to Trick The Catholic ChurchInteresting Engineering

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Russia throws doubt on joint lunar space station with US: RIA - Reuters

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 6:42am

Reuters

Russia throws doubt on joint lunar space station with US: RIA
Reuters
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow may abandon a project to build a space station in lunar orbit in partnership with U.S. space agency NASA because it does not want a “second fiddle role,” a Russian official said on Saturday. National flags of Russia and the U ...

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First to red planet will become Martians: Canada astronaut - Phys.Org

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 5:24am

Phys.Org

First to red planet will become Martians: Canada astronaut
Phys.Org
Astronauts traveling through space on the long trip to Mars will not have the usual backup from mission control on Earth and will need to think of themselves as Martians to survive, Canada's most famous spaceman half-jokingly said Friday.

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Bye bye bugs? Scientists fear non-pest insects are declining - The Columbian

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 6:55pm

The Columbian

Bye bye bugs? Scientists fear non-pest insects are declining
The Columbian
FILE - In this May 26, 2010 file photo, a Coccinellidae, more commonly known as a ladybug or ladybird beetle, rests on the petals of a rose in Portland, Ore. A study estimates a 14 percent decline in ladybugs in the United States and Canada from 1987 ...
Scientists: Non-pest insect decline threatens ecosystemThe Detroit News
Scientists Fear Non-Pest Insects are DecliningVoice of America

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Green crabs with bad attitude threaten coastal ecosystem - Chron.com

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 4:44pm

Chron.com

Green crabs with bad attitude threaten coastal ecosystem
Chron.com
Canadians are known as friendly folks, but these crabby brutes migrating from Canadian waters are better suited for the hockey rink. Green crabs from Nova Scotia are the same species as their cousins that already inhabit Maine waters, but are ornerier ...
Angry Green Crabs Are Wreaking Havoc On EcosystemsValueWalk
Angry Canadian crabs invade coast of MaineMother Nature Network
Nova Scotia Angry Green Crabs Making Their Way to Maineb985.fm

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These Electric Blue Clouds Are Made from Ice Crystals and Meteor Debris - Motherboard

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 12:07pm

Motherboard

These Electric Blue Clouds Are Made from Ice Crystals and Meteor Debris
Motherboard
Get ready for some atmospheric eye candy, because NASA has unveiled gorgeous new footage of high-altitude clouds that ripple with intense electric blue colors. Known as polar mesospheric clouds (PMCs), these mesmerizing structures form over the poles ...
NASA Captures Images Of Vivid Blue Clouds Spawned By Meteorites Over The ArcticOuter Places
NASA Balloon Captures Images of Rare Electric Blue CloudsGeek
NASA sent a balloon to observe 'electric' blue clouds, and they sure are prettyBGR
Sky News -Science Daily -The Stopru -Metro
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Spider Web in Greece Spans More Than 300 Yards - Newsmax

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:18am

Newsmax

Spider Web in Greece Spans More Than 300 Yards
Newsmax
A giant spider web spanning more than 300 yards long, has covered a beach in the town of Aitoliko in western Greece, The Guardian reported Thursday. The last time such a phenomenon occurred was in 2003 and, while experts said it is not uncommon, it is ...

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This Deep Sea Eel Is the Raddest Thing You'll See All Week - Gizmodo

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:15am

Gizmodo

This Deep Sea Eel Is the Raddest Thing You'll See All Week
Gizmodo
It's been a long-ass week. And next week isn't looking better. But I would urge you to take a break from our never ending freak show on the surface and feast your eyes on one of the most amazing things you will ever see courtesy of scientists aboard ...
This Rarely Seen Eel Was Caught Unhinging Its Jaw and It's Seriously CreepyThrillist
Watch scientists delight over rare footage of a freakishly cute eelWashington Post
The most heartwarming video you'll see today is of scientists cooing over this rare eelThe Verge
BNQT
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NASA Is Trying to Keep These Five Things From Killing Astronauts - Seeker

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:12am

Seeker

NASA Is Trying to Keep These Five Things From Killing Astronauts
Seeker
A A long trip to space involves facing several dangerous elements. Astronauts can be felled by radiation, develop health problems owing to a lack of consistent sleep, or become psychologically damaged by spending a long time in isolation. NASA is ...
How NASA is learning to grow plants in space and on other worldsThe Verge
Astronauts going to Mars will absorb crazy amounts of radiation. Now we Know how much.Fox News
Travel to Mars would imply radiation limit for astronautsYahoo News

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NASA Is Trying to Keep These Five Things From Killing Astronauts - Seeker

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:12am

Seeker

NASA Is Trying to Keep These Five Things From Killing Astronauts
Seeker
A A long trip to space involves facing several dangerous elements. Astronauts can be felled by radiation, develop health problems owing to a lack of consistent sleep, or become psychologically damaged by spending a long time in isolation. NASA is ...
How NASA is learning to grow plants in space and on other worldsThe Verge
Astronauts going to Mars will absorb crazy amounts of radiation. Now we Know how much.Fox News
Travel to Mars would imply radiation limit for astronautsYahoo News
The Global Industry (press release) (blog) -The Siver Telegram
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Terrifying: A veil of spider webs is taking over this entire town - WISN Milwaukee

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:34am

WISN Milwaukee

Terrifying: A veil of spider webs is taking over this entire town
WISN Milwaukee
It sounds like a something out of a horror movie: A town covered in thousands of webs, each crawling with hordes of spiders. Advertisement. But for residents of a town in Greece, it's a spooky reality. In recent days, the webs have draped plants, trees ...
Video: Spider Webs Cover Entire Greek LagoonThe Epoch Times
Spiders Take Over Greek Beach, With Vast Web Spanning 1000 FeetInside Edition
Giant spiders have covered a Greek beach in their websQuartz
WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog) -BGR -Tech Times -NDTV
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Giving octopuses ecstasy reveals surprising link to humans - Big Think

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 9:57am

Big Think

Giving octopuses ecstasy reveals surprising link to humans
Big Think
Octopuses, like humans, have genes that seem to code for serotonin transporters. Scientists gave MDMA to octopuses to see whether those genes translated into a binding site for serotonin, which regulates emotions and behavior in humans; Octopuses, ...
Octopuses on MDMA could provide clues to evolution of human social behaviourSiliconrepublic.com

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The most heartwarming video you'll see today is of scientists cooing over this rare eel - The Verge

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 8:26am

The Verge

The most heartwarming video you'll see today is of scientists cooing over this rare eel
The Verge
Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video. More videos on YouTube. Share. Include playlist. An error occurred while retrieving sharing information.

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Space Tech Startups Are The Key To Making Life On Mars Possible - Forbes

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:31am

Forbes

Space Tech Startups Are The Key To Making Life On Mars Possible
Forbes
This is part three of a three-part series on Martian infrastructure. You can read Part One on Martian communications infrastructure here and Part Two on resource development on Mars here. You're an astronaut living and working on Mars. Everyday you ...
How NASA is learning to grow plants in space and on other worldsThe Verge
Astronauts going to Mars will absorb crazy amounts of radiation. Now we Know how much.Fox News
Life on Mars: Shocking NASA photo shows 'thousands of spiders' on Mars - What are they?Express.co.uk
The Koz Telegram -The Global Industry (press release) (blog) -Daily Mail
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Japan space rovers lowered to asteroid to collect data - Carlisle Sentinel

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 6:52am

Carlisle Sentinel

Japan space rovers lowered to asteroid to collect data
Carlisle Sentinel
This computer graphic image provided by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) shows two drum-shaped and solar-powered Minerva-II-1 rovers on an asteroid. Japanese unmanned spacecraft Hayabusa2 released two small Minerva-II-1 rovers on ...

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MDMA Makes Octopuses More Social - OZY

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 6:13am

OZY

MDMA Makes Octopuses More Social
OZY
They're feeling it. Although wildly different from humans, the cephalopods apparently respond to the drug in a very similar way. After exposing seven octopuses to ecstasy, scientists from Johns Hopkins University found they became more social ...
Octopuses On Ecstasy Reveal Commonalities with HumansThe Scientist
Octopuses On Ecsatsy Become Unusually Sociable and SensitiveHealth Thoroughfare
Giving MDMA to octopuses triggers a massive hug-festCosmos
Boing Boing (blog)
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