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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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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
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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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Thursday's Summer Solstice and the Search for Life in the Galaxy - New York Times

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 5:59pm

New York Times

Thursday's Summer Solstice and the Search for Life in the Galaxy
New York Times
As you mark the longest day of the year, consider the debate among astronomers over whether Earth's tilt toward the sun helps make life on our world and others possible. By Shannon Hall. June 20, 2018. Image. An artist's rendering of an Earthlike ...

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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

CU Boulder Today

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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