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Fossil of first giant dinosaur, dubbed Ingentia prima, found in Argentina - USA TODAY

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 10:26am

USA TODAY

Fossil of first giant dinosaur, dubbed Ingentia prima, found in Argentina
USA TODAY
Scientists in Argentina say they discovered a fossil linked to what they believe is the world's first giant dinosaur. The new dinosaur species, dubbed Ingentia prima, is believed to have appeared on Earth 30 million years earlier than the first giant ...
Giant Dinosaurs Appeared at Least 25 Million Years Earlier than Previously ThoughtSci-News.com
Discovery of 'First Giant' Dinosaur Is a Huge Evolutionary FindingBrinkwire (press release)

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Israel sets its sights on the moon as NASA plans its first return trip there in almost 50 years - Chron.com

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 10:01am

Chron.com

Israel sets its sights on the moon as NASA plans its first return trip there in almost 50 years
Chron.com
The United States is gearing up to return to the moon for the first time since 1972 -- but we're no longer the only country attempting this exploration feat in the modern age. On Tuesday, Israel announced that it plans to land a probe on the moon in ...
Plan to land Israeli spacecraft on moonYahoo News UK
Elon Musk's SpaceX to launch Israeli spaceship to the moonFin24
Israeli SpaceIL Targets 2019 Moon MissionNews World India
Netralnews -Jewish Advocate
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Meet Alyssa Carson, the 17-year-old targeting a 2033 mission to Mars - Hawaii News Now

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 9:50am

Hawaii News Now

Meet Alyssa Carson, the 17-year-old targeting a 2033 mission to Mars
Hawaii News Now
(RNN) – Becoming an astronaut takes years of training, study, dedication and specialization. It requires an expertise only a handful of people on Earth ever develop. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. Being the first astronaut on Mars? That would take a ...
Seventeen-year-old Alyssa Carson wants to be the first human to go to MarsFirstpost
Chris Hadfield: We Could Have Traveled To Mars Decades AgoInfosurhoy
Meet Alyssa Carson: The First Human Who Will Set Foot On MarsNews World India
Brinkwire (press release) -MensXP.com -Great Lakes Ledger -Scroll.in
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How big are SpaceX rockets? This visual helps you see just how massive these machines are - International Business Times, India Edition

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 7:39am

International Business Times, India Edition

How big are SpaceX rockets? This visual helps you see just how massive these machines are
International Business Times, India Edition
Rockets are among the largest, most powerful vehicles ever made by humans and they are really big. Travelling at the speeds they do and carrying as much weight as they need to makes these machines quite massive. While rocket makers almost always ...
SpaceX completes vast Mr Steven arm upgrades for quadruple-sized netTeslarati

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Nearby Alien Planet May Be Capable of Supporting Life - Space.com

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 7:04am

Space.com

Nearby Alien Planet May Be Capable of Supporting Life
Space.com
One of the nearest exoplanets to Earth may be a decent abode for life. Ross 128b — which lies just 11 light-years from our planet — is likely a rocky and temperate world, a new study suggests. "Although Ross 128b is not Earth's twin, and there is ...
There Are Tantalising Hints of Life-Supporting Features on This Nearby ExoplanetScienceAlert
Scientists: Ross 128 with a temperate climate could be the oceansThe Koz Telegram

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Laser-Aided 'Hawk' Camera Snaps Spectacular New View of Star Cluster - Space.com

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 6:53am

Space.com

Laser-Aided 'Hawk' Camera Snaps Spectacular New View of Star Cluster
Space.com
You know an instrument is promising when even its test images are stunning. That's what this image of a nearby star cluster is, just one of a series of practice runs scientists took to make sure a new camera module on an incredibly powerful telescope ...
Colorful celestial landscapePhys.Org
Behold the Haunting Beauty of a Distant Star ClusterGizmodo
See this star nursery shine in a stunning new infrared imageScience News
Tech Explorist (press release) -The Independent
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Want to become an astronaut? There's an app for that. - The Week Magazine

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 6:00am

The Week Magazine

Want to become an astronaut? There's an app for that.
The Week Magazine
What if you had the opportunity to train and go to space using little more than your smartphone? That may sound impossible, but a company called Space Nation is hoping to make it happen. Space Nation is a Finnish startup with ambitions of shaking up ...
Students explore space, planets at day campTahlequah Daily Press

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Coral experts convene to battle mystery disease - KeysNews.com

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 1:05am

KeysNews.com

Coral experts convene to battle mystery disease
KeysNews.com
KEY LARGO — More than 40 coral reef specialists are expected in Key Largo this week, but not for the diving. The multi-agency group aims to spend three days sharing information about the ongoing “white plague” coral disease that threatens half of the ...

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NASA and Peanuts Worldwide to Collaborate on Deep Space Learning Activities - SpaceCoastDaily.com

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 12:41am

SpaceCoastDaily.com

NASA and Peanuts Worldwide to Collaborate on Deep Space Learning Activities
SpaceCoastDaily.com
(NASA) – NASA and Peanuts Worldwide are joining forces to collaborate on educational activities that share the excitement of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) with the next generation of explorers and thinkers. The collaboration ...
Fifty years after Apollo, the Peanuts gang signs up again to give NASA a boostGeekWire
Peanuts marks 50 years in space with new NASA mission for SnoopycollectSPACE.com
'Peanuts,' NASA Team Up Again to Send Snoopy to Deep SpaceNewsmax
Space Ref (press release) -Kidscreen
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Starry: Four planets in our sky and a solar eclipse in the south Pacific - Pacific Daily News

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 11:31pm

Pacific Daily News

Starry: Four planets in our sky and a solar eclipse in the south Pacific
Pacific Daily News
The sky news this week features four planets and a partial solar eclipse. The solar eclipse is on Friday and we won't see it from Guam, but the thing I find really interesting about this eclipse is that essentially, nobody will see it. It's visible ...
How to report a “bright light' in the skyOsoyoosToday
UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 11, 2018UPI.com
Summer pattern of afternoon showers hereCrossville Chronicle

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Shark bites University of Miami student in Bahamas - WPLG Local 10

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 10:26pm

WPLG Local 10

Shark bites University of Miami student in Bahamas
WPLG Local 10
MIAMI - University of Miami student Katarina Elle Zarutskie was relaxing in the Bahamas' turquoise waters at Staniel Cay when seemingly-docile sharks surrounded her. "It seemed safe. And i had seen all these photos, so I totally thought it was okay," ...
Instagram Model Katarina Zarutskie Savaged by Shark During Bahamas VacationNewsweek
Shark attacks California Instagram model in BahamasWRCB-TV
An Instagram Model Was Attacked By A Shark While Trying To Get A Pretty Beach PicBuzzFeed News

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Ancient bones reveal 2 whale species lost from the Mediterranean Sea - EurekAlert (press release)

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 7:18pm

EurekAlert (press release)

Ancient bones reveal 2 whale species lost from the Mediterranean Sea
EurekAlert (press release)
Two thousand years ago the Mediterranean Sea was a haven for two species of whale which have since virtually disappeared from the North Atlantic, a new study analysing ancient bones suggests. The discovery of the whale bones in the ruins of a Roman ...

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Ancient seafarers may have hunted whales around the world - Science Magazine

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 7:11pm

Science Magazine

Ancient seafarers may have hunted whales around the world
Science Magazine
According to myth, the Maori people arrived in New Zealand riding the back of a whale; today, whales figure prominently in Maori art and stories. Now it appears that Maori ancestors may also have systematically hunted the animals. Archaeological sites ...
Ancient bones reveal two whale species lost from the Mediterranean SeaPhys.Org
Romans had whale industry, archeological excavation suggestsThe Guardian
Did ancient Romans whale the Mediterranean?Yahoo News
The Independent -BreakingNews.ie -The Times -New Scientist
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European astronaut answers Hampton Roads students' questions — live from space - Daily Press

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 6:12pm

Daily Press

European astronaut answers Hampton Roads students' questions — live from space
Daily Press
Floating about 200 miles above Earth, astronaut Alexander Gerst spun a microphone in the air. It slowly twirled around in microgravity while Gerst waited to hear a question from 14-year-old Dusty Philman stationed inside the Virginia Air and Space ...
Virginia students speak to astronaut on board International Space Station from NASA Langleywtkr.com
Havelock camp students reach for the starsNew Bern Sun Journal
Havelock STEM campers send questions to astronautWITN
News 5 Cleveland
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Scientist Perplexed by His Discovery of Powerful Quasar From Early Universe - Inverse

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 3:44pm

Inverse

Scientist Perplexed by His Discovery of Powerful Quasar From Early Universe
Inverse
A newly discovered supermassive black hole, 13 billion light-years away from Earth, might eventually provide us with valuable information about the formation of the universe. In the meantime, it's mostly just confusing Eduardo Bañados — the astronomer ...
A Quasar From The Beginning Of Time – Scientists Discover The Brightest Object From Our Early UniverseOuter Places
Plasma-Spewing Quasar Is the Brightest Object Ever Spotted in the Early UniverseBrinkwire (press release)

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Hawaii Bans Certain Sunscreens in an Effort to Protect Coral Reefs - University of Utah Health Care

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 1:29pm

University of Utah Health Care

Hawaii Bans Certain Sunscreens in an Effort to Protect Coral Reefs
University of Utah Health Care
In an effort to protect its marine environment, Hawaii becomes the first state in the nation to ban synthetic sunscreen that is harmful to the coral reefs. The law specifically prohibits the sale and distribution of sunscreen containing oxybenzone and ...
Hawaii Just Banned Sunscreens That Are Hurting Coral ReefsCare2.com
Hawaii to ban certain types of sunscreen unless you have a prescriptionWDTV
What Is Reef-Safe Sunscreen? You Might Be Using It AlreadyRomper
Cayman News Service -ConsumerReports.org -WFSB -Infosurhoy
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Wrap Your Head Around the Huge Size of SpaceX's Falcon Rockets in This Epic Video - Space.com

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 1:19pm

Space.com

Wrap Your Head Around the Huge Size of SpaceX's Falcon Rockets in This Epic Video
Space.com
Even Elon Musk can still be impressed by the size of his company's rockets. The SpaceX CEO recently retweeted a video, produced by the California-based production studio Corridor Crew. The video, which Musk called "cool," features visual effects (VFX) ...
Later this year, SpaceX could attempt to land rocket in CaliforniaThe News Recorder
SpaceX flies its 11th rocket of the year [Updated]Dunlap Post
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy's first US Air Force contractTechstory
Telecompaper
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Scientists Harvest Hydrogen from Water in Microgravity, a Nifty Trick for Deep-Space Travel - Gizmodo

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 12:15pm

Gizmodo

Scientists Harvest Hydrogen from Water in Microgravity, a Nifty Trick for Deep-Space Travel
Gizmodo
A team of scientists announced they have harvested hydrogen from water in microgravity—a proof-of-principle test that may one day lead to a way to acquire fuel or other resources during a long-distance, crewed space mission. Long-term space travel ...
Using Sunlight To Make Spaceship Fuel And Breathable AirDiscover Magazine (blog)

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Former astronaut says humans could have made it to Mars decades ago, but most would probably die - Yahoo News

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 11:52am

Yahoo News

Former astronaut says humans could have made it to Mars decades ago, but most would probably die
Yahoo News
You've heard a whole lot about humans on Mars in recent years thanks to advancements in various technologies that could allow us to get there safely, and maybe even set up some kind of a settlement in the not-so-distant future. Former astronaut Chris ...
Astronaut Chris Hadfield Says NASA Could Have Gone to Mars in the '60s, But Can't Do it NowOuter Places
Astronaut Chris Hadfield says manned mission to Mars has been possible for decadesThe Week UK
NASA Could Have Sent Humans To Mars In The 60s, Says The Renowned Astronaut Chris HadfieldHealth Thoroughfare

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Remnant Of 'Fireball' Meteor Recovered In Botswana - Tech Times

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 11:35am

Tech Times

Remnant Of 'Fireball' Meteor Recovered In Botswana
Tech Times
A meteorite was found in Botswana's Central Kalahari Game Reserve, a fragment of asteroid 2018 LA. The small asteroid has been detected on June 2 by the Catalina Sky Survey of the University of Arizona hours before it crashed toward Earth.
In a Rare Feat, Scientists Anticipate and Recover an Incoming AsteroidDiscover Magazine (blog)
New telescope to scan skies for asteroids on collision course with EarthRappler
Meteorite Hunters Find Remains of Last Month's Botswana FireballGizmodo UK
MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)
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