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Seal Beach technology launched into lunar history - Seal Beach News

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 2:25pm

Seal Beach News

Seal Beach technology launched into lunar history
Seal Beach News
Americans gathered around their televisions 50 years ago today, Oct. 11, 1968 as NASA engineers worried about winds of more than 20 knots hampering the launch of the first-ever manned Saturn 5 rocket. The Saturn V rocket, taller than a 38-story ...
One Good Reason Not to Hold in a Fart: It Could Leak Out of Your MouthMental Floss
The most profound broadcast in human history came from spaceWashington Post

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'Above and Beyond' Details NASA's Inspiring Journey to Outer Space - Lincoln Journal Star

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 1:34pm

Lincoln Journal Star

'Above and Beyond' Details NASA's Inspiring Journey to Outer Space
Lincoln Journal Star
Attention, Earthlings: As you read this, a roving vehicle named Curiosity is exploring the terrain on Mars, satellites orbit our planet collecting climate data and American flags stand on the moon. These and other awe-inspiring achievements of the ...
Discovery Channel marks NASA's 60th Anniversary with Above and Beyond: NASA's Journey to TomorrowSpaceFlight Insider
NASA film by Rory Kennedy revisits her uncle's challengeObserver-Reporter
NASA's Mars Rocket is Over Budget and Behind Schedule, Audit FindsMotherboard
Weekly Observer -Syfy Wire -Ars Technica -Yahoo7 News
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Another NASA space telescope shuts down in orbit - Washington Post

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 1:29pm

Washington Post

Another NASA space telescope shuts down in orbit
Washington Post
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Another NASA space telescope has shut down and halted science observations. Less than a week after the Hubble Space Telescope went offline, the Chandra X-ray Observatory did the same thing. NASA said Friday that ...
Another NASA space telescope just went into safe modeCNET
Iconic Hubble telescope stops working, but is expected to be okWJXT News4JAX
Chandra X-ray Observatory joins Hubble in protective safe modeAstronomy Now Online
Market Analysis News (press release) (blog) -ClickLancashire -sbDirtySouthSoccer
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Update On NASA's Opportunity Rover After Martian Dust Storm - SpaceCoastDaily.com

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 1:22pm

SpaceCoastDaily.com

Update On NASA's Opportunity Rover After Martian Dust Storm
SpaceCoastDaily.com
A windy period on Mars — known to Opportunity's team as “dust-clearing season” — occurs in the November-to-January time frame and has helped clean the rover's panels in the past. The team remains hopeful that some dust clearing may result in hearing ...
Opportunity rover remains silent, but a windy season may change thatSlashGear
Best NASA hope for waking Mars Opportunity rover may be soonCNET
Opportunity Rover still silent on Mars, 4 months after epic dust stormFox News
ScienceBlog.com (blog) -Infosurhoy -The Drive -Science Magazine
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85 million-year-old sea monster found in Kansas - Fox News

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:47pm

Fox News

85 million-year-old sea monster found in Kansas
Fox News
Fossil pigments reveal dark coloration of extinct marine reptiles. The leatherback turtle (top) and mosasaur (bottom) have a dark back and light belly, a camouflage pattern, and the ichthyosaur (center) is uniformly dark. (Stefan Sølberg). Popularized ...
Smallest ever Tylosaurus fossil sheds light on speciesAstrobiology Magazine
Fossil Friday: the tiniest, most adorable Tylosaurus skull ever foundZME Science
Reveal the Origin of the Fossils of a Marine Monster Discovered in KansasMaritime Herald

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World's fastest camera freezes time at 10 trillion frames per second - Science Daily

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 11:38am

Science Daily

World's fastest camera freezes time at 10 trillion frames per second
Science Daily
Date: October 12, 2018; Source: Institut national de la recherche scientifique - INRS; Summary: Researchers have developed what they call T-CUP: the world's fastest camera, capable of capturing ten trillion frames per second. This new camera literally ...

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How This Time-Traveling Illusion Tricks Your Brain - Infosurhoy

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 11:11am

Health Thoroughfare

How This Time-Traveling Illusion Tricks Your Brain
Infosurhoy
Would you like to travel back in time, even if only for a moment? While science hasn't cleared that hurdle yet (except, perhaps, for light particles), people can at least feel like they're traveling back in time by looking at two newly created ...
This illusion supposedly tricks your brain into time travelBoing Boing (blog)
“Illusory Rabbit” Optical Illusion Tricks Your Brain Into Time TravelGreat Lakes Ledger
Mental Health Problems Relating to Perception May be Solved by Scientists with the help of a Time Travel IllusionHealth Thoroughfare
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Every NASA Mission Should Be Looking for Alien Life, Scientists Say - Live Science

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 10:37am

Live Science

Every NASA Mission Should Be Looking for Alien Life, Scientists Say
Live Science
Searching for signs of alien life should be part of every future NASA mission, researchers wrote in a new report. Authored by 17 scientists, the congressionally mandated report was unveiled on Oct. 10 by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering ...
NASA must revamp search for life beyond Earth, experts warnBrinkwire (press release)
Today's Tidbits: October 12, 2018SpacePolicyOnline.com

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Every NASA Mission Should Be Looking for Alien Life, Scientists Say - Live Science

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 10:37am

Live Science

Every NASA Mission Should Be Looking for Alien Life, Scientists Say
Live Science
Searching for signs of alien life should be part of every future NASA mission, researchers wrote in a new report. Authored by 17 scientists, the congressionally mandated report was unveiled on Oct. 10 by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering ...
NASA must revamp search for life beyond Earth, experts warnInfosurhoy
Scientists Unveil Their New Strategy To Find Alien LifeDaddyhood

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SpaceX satellite launch lights up night sky and social media - The Hilltop Monitor

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 9:07am

The Hilltop Monitor

SpaceX satellite launch lights up night sky and social media
The Hilltop Monitor
The recent successful landing of the SpaceX Falcon 9 reusable parts on California's Vandenberg base can help SpaceX in its attempt to save costs and develop reusable rockets. The SAOCOM 1A satellite, operated by Argentina's Space Agency the National ...
SpaceX's next step towards airplane-like Falcon 9 reusability expected in 2018Teslarati

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'That emotional connection': A few words with UI homecoming grand marshal Scott Altman - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 8:08am

Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

'That emotional connection': A few words with UI homecoming grand marshal Scott Altman
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
CHAMPAIGN — It's been quite a year for retired astronaut and University of Illinois alumnus Scott "Scooter" Altman. In April, the Lincoln native — who piloted two space shuttle missions and commanded two more — was inducted into the U.S. Astronaut ...
Former NASA astronaut selected as Homecoming Grand MarshalDaily Illini

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Japan delays spacecraft landing on very rocky asteroid - Washington Post

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 7:21am

Washington Post

Japan delays spacecraft landing on very rocky asteroid
Washington Post
TOKYO — Japan's space agency is delaying a spacecraft touchdown on an asteroid because scientists need more time to find a safe landing site on the extremely rocky surface. The spacecraft Hayabusa2 left Earth in 2014 and traveled 280 million ...
Hayabusa2 Landing Delayed – What Happens Next?Great Lakes Ledger
Japan delays touchdown of Hayabusa2 probe by THREE months because asteroid surface is more rugged than ...Daily Mail

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Photos: The Bones of Mount Vesuvius - Live Science

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 7:15am

Live Science

Photos: The Bones of Mount Vesuvius
Live Science
Mount Vesuvius rises over the ruins of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii. In A.D. 79, Mount Vesuvius erupted, destroying Pompeii and the city of Herculaneum, which was even closer to the volcano's crater. Now, new research suggests that some victims of ...
Perfectly preserved ancient shrine 'frozen in time' in volcanic ash for 2000 years is found in the ruined city of ...Daily Mail

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Rocket Report: Turbulent pricing era ahead, SLS concerns, SpaceX plays catch - Ars Technica

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 7:02am

Ars Technica

Rocket Report: Turbulent pricing era ahead, SLS concerns, SpaceX plays catch
Ars Technica
Welcome to Edition 1.21 of the Rocket Report! This week, one space tourism company says it is coming to space "within weeks" while another company says it won't fly humans there until early 2019. Meanwhile, there's no shortage of big rocket news, ...
US, Russian solidarity after launch safely abortedPolitico
NASA's Mars Rocket is Over Budget and Behind Schedule, Audit FindsMotherboard
Everything is huge in NASA's super rocketWeekly Observer
Syfy Wire -Yahoo7 News -SupplyChainBrain -Infosurhoy
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World's Fastest Camera Freezes Time And Light At 10 Trillion Frames Per Second - Fossbytes

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 4:20am

Fossbytes

World's Fastest Camera Freezes Time And Light At 10 Trillion Frames Per Second
Fossbytes
Technology has advanced to the level that machines can perform operations that were considered outright impossible for human beings. T-CUP – the world's fastest camera is developed by Jinyang Liang who is an INRS professor and ultrafast imaging ...
Scientists Make Fastest Camera, 10 Trillion Frames A SecondUrduPoint News
World's fastest camera shoots 10 trillion frames a secondNew Atlas
World's fastest camera freezes time at 10 trillion frames per secondchemicalindustry24.com

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Stanford researchers develop new, 'three-dimensional' CRISPR technology - The Stanford Daily

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 4:10am

The Stanford Daily

Stanford researchers develop new, 'three-dimensional' CRISPR technology
The Stanford Daily
On Thursday, a team led by assistant professor of bioengineering Stanley Qi released a study on a new form of gene-editing technology known as Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats genome organization, or CRISPR-GO, which ...
Stanford researchers relocate genes in cell with new gene-editing toolChinadaily USA
Gene editing advancements critical to feeding a hungry planetThe Denver Post

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Legacy of Biosphere 2 lives on in singular research space - Phys.Org

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 2:22am

Phys.Org

Legacy of Biosphere 2 lives on in singular research space
Phys.Org
They lived for two years and 20 minutes under the glass of a miniature Earth, complete with an ocean, rain forest, desert, grasslands and mangroves. Their air and water were recycled, and they grew the sweet potatoes, rice and other food they needed to ...

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Legacy of Biosphere 2 lives on in singular research space - SFGate

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 1:52am

SFGate

Legacy of Biosphere 2 lives on in singular research space
SFGate
ORACLE, Ariz. (AP) — They lived for two years and 20 minutes under the glass of a miniature Earth, complete with an ocean, rain forest, desert, grasslands and mangroves. Their air and water were recycled, and they grew the sweet potatoes, rice and ...

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For Sale! Certified Lunar Meteorite — Weight 12 Pounds — Mileage 250000 - NPR

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 9:55pm

NPR

For Sale! Certified Lunar Meteorite — Weight 12 Pounds — Mileage 250000
NPR
A Boston-based online auction house began accepting bids Thursday on a rare lunar meteorite at $50,000. But the firm estimates it will could for $500,000 or more when bidding closes on Oct. 18, according to the item's posting. There are a few reasons ...
For sale to the highest bidder: A 12-pound chunk of the moonKdminer

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Tiny skull has big implications for understanding the largest dinosaurs - Tribune-Review

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 9:20pm

Tribune-Review

Tiny skull has big implications for understanding the largest dinosaurs
Tribune-Review
Sauropods were the biggest dinosaurs — and the biggest land animals — ever to stomp across the planet. Their long-necked group included apatosaurus, brontosaurus, camarasaurus and the even more massive titanosaurs, whose leg bones were longer ...
Guess what these young dinosaurs ate when their parents weren't lookingPostBulletin.com
Rare skull of baby diplodocus shows how giant dinosaurs grew way, way upYahoo News Canada (blog)
Rare baby dinosaur fossil is full of surprisesKYW Newsradio 1060 (blog)
National Geographic Australia -Newsline
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