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18 New Pelican Spider Species Discovered In Madagascar - I4U News

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 9:06am

I4U News

18 New Pelican Spider Species Discovered In Madagascar
I4U News
In the rainforests of Madagascar, researchers have discovered 18 new species of spiders. The thing that makes those spiders special is that they look similar to bird pelican. Don't Miss the CES 2018 Highlights. The first pelican spider was discovered ...
18 new species of assassin pelican spiders, known as 'living fossils', discovered in MadagascarInternational Business Times, India Edition
Study reveals 18 new pelican spider speciesNewburgh Gazette
Experts find 18 new species of 'assassin' Pelican spiders.Brinkwire (press release)
Infosurhoy -The Hindu -India Today
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Stone Found In Egypt Is Unlike Anything Seen In Our Solar System - I4U News

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 2:44am

I4U News

Stone Found In Egypt Is Unlike Anything Seen In Our Solar System
I4U News
An unusual stone that was picked up in Egypt years ago is literally out of this world. Given its weird composition, researchers concluded that it does not belong to any known types of comets or meteorites and is likely originated from outside our solar ...
Incredible diamond-studded 'alien' rock has minerals not found anywhere in our star systemNew Zealand Herald
Alien Hypatia 'diamond' found in Egypt older than the SUN and unlike anything in our solar systemThe Sun
Alien rock created '28 MILLION years ago' is unlike anything ever seen in solar systemDaily Star
MENAFN.COM -Infosurhoy
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Ancient Aliens? Footage of vertical UFO flying over city in Mexico captured | Watch Videos - News Nation

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 12:22am

News Nation

Ancient Aliens? Footage of vertical UFO flying over city in Mexico captured | Watch Videos
News Nation
As the clip went viral, many conspiracy theorists have come forward explaining the weird sighting. Pedro Ramirez, a UFO expert said that this is the first UFO sighting in 2018. News Nation Bureau. Updated On : 13 Jan , 2018 , 10:47 AM. TOP NEWS ...
First UFO sighting of 2018 reported in Mexico; Is it definite proof of alien life? (VIDEO)International Business Times, Singapore Edition
UFO filmed in the sky in Mexico shocks driversLockport Press
Vertical UFO Seen In Baja, Aliens Are Watching?ValueWalk
India.com
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Space rocket booster drops from sky & explodes near Chinese town (VIDEOS) - RT

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 7:33pm

RT

Space rocket booster drops from sky & explodes near Chinese town (VIDEOS)
RT
A rocket booster fell from the sky and exploded near a small town in southwest China following the launch of the country's Long March 3B rocket. The strap-on booster was one of four making up the first stage of the rocket that launched two satellites ...
Falling rocket booster explodes near a town in ChinaThe Verge
Rocket Booster Falls from Sky and Explodes in Chinese Town After Satellite LaunchSpace.com
Horror moment debris from SATELLITE crashes into Earth before erupting into huge fireballDaily Star
Mirror.co.uk -Daily Mail
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Scientists find thick sheets of ice just below Mars' surface - Palm Beach Post

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 6:30pm

Palm Beach Post

Scientists find thick sheets of ice just below Mars' surface
Palm Beach Post
Researchers broke the news in a journal report published Thursday, revealing the ice sheets they found just below the surface extend about 300 feet down and could explain much about the planet's past climate. To detect it, a group of 12 scientists used ...
Future Mars colonists may tap exposed ICE CLIFFS for waterThe Weather Network
Large sheets of ice may have been spotted on MarsLuxora Leader
Ice 'cliffs' found on MarsNewshub
The Daily Star -Brinkwire (press release) -Yahoo News -EurekAlert (press release)
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It's Surprisingly Easy to Lose a Satellite, Even One Worth Millions - Slate Magazine

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 2:58pm

Teslarati

It's Surprisingly Easy to Lose a Satellite, Even One Worth Millions
Slate Magazine
SpaceX and Northrop Grumman are hardly the first to lose track of an expensive space instrument. By Neel V. Patel. Jan 12, 2018, 2:55 PM. View of Falcon 9 launch on Dec. 22, 2017, from Venice, California. Maxwell Harris/Getty Images. SpaceX and ...
SpaceX could begin testing its Mars rocket in Texas by late 2018, early 2019Teslarati
Dude, Where's My Satellite? Success, Failure of 'Zuma' Shrouded in SecrecySputnik International
SpaceX says it didn't lose the Zuma spy satellite tv for pc and is getting ready to launch Falcon HeavyKaplan Herald
Lockport Press -Aerotech News (blog)
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Giant Bats That Walked On 4 Legs Once Lived In New Zealand's Forests - Tech Times

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 7:02am

Tech Times

Giant Bats That Walked On 4 Legs Once Lived In New Zealand's Forests
Tech Times
The fossils of a giant burrowing bat had been discovered in New Zealand. Named Vulcanops, the extinct bats used to walk on four legs. ( Nature ). Scientists have discovered the fossils of a giant burrowing bat, which lived millions of years ago in New ...
Extinct giant burrowing bat fossil found in New ZealandNews24
Fossil Shows Ancient Bat Not Only Flew, Also CrawledNetralnews
Giant bat: Remains of extinct burrowing bat found in New ZealandLuxora Leader
International Business Times, Singapore Edition -Fox News -India Today
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NASA safety watchdogs raise concerns about SpaceX, Boeing spacecraft - Fox Business

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 5:44am

Orlando Sentinel

NASA safety watchdogs raise concerns about SpaceX, Boeing spacecraft
Fox Business
Tourists take pictures of a NASA sign at the Kennedy Space Center visitors complex in Cape Canaveral, Florida April 14, 2010. President Barack Obama will outline a revamped space policy on Thursday aimed at speeding development of a new heavy-lift ...
SpaceX delays commercial crew test flights to latter half of 2018SpaceNews
SpaceX's first launch of astronauts slips to DecemberFlorida Today
Space in 2018: Big rockets, asteroid hunting and a close shave with the SunNew Atlas
Orlando Sentinel -Tampabay.com -Space Ref (press release) -Indianapolis Star
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New insights into mysterious, cosmic 'fast radio bursts' - Yahoo News

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:39am

Yahoo News

New insights into mysterious, cosmic 'fast radio bursts'
Yahoo News
Washington (AFP) - Astronomers have edged closer to solving the mystery of distant cosmic radio bursts according to a study Wednesday that offers insights into the blasts which emit more energy in a single millisecond than our sun does all day ...
Astronomers probe source of mysterious, powerful radio signal from beyond galaxyStuff.co.nz
Super Power Radio Blast From Space ProbedNewsmax
A repeating fast radio burst from an extragalactic source detectedABP LIVE

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Five-Exoplanet System With Super-Earths Discovered By Citizen Scientists Using Kepler Data - International Business Times

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:18am

International Business Times

Five-Exoplanet System With Super-Earths Discovered By Citizen Scientists Using Kepler Data
International Business Times
Citizen scientists have struck again. Struck proverbial gold, that is. In the first instance of a discovery of this kind through crowdsourcing, five previously unknown exoplanets were identified using data from NASA's Kepler Space Telescope. The five ...
Citizen Scientists Discover Five-Planet SystemSpace Ref (press release)
Prospecting nearby worldsBoulder Weekly
Planets around other stars like peas in a pod: studyIndia Today
ScienceBlog.com (blog) -indiablooms
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Huge black hole blasts out 'double burp' - BBC News

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 9:31pm

BBC News

Huge black hole blasts out 'double burp'
BBC News
Astronomers have caught a massive black hole letting out a "double burp" after bingeing on hot gas. When cosmic gas comes near one of these sinkholes, it gets sucked in - but some of the energy is released back into space in the form of a burp. Now ...
Monster Black Hole Unleashes Messy Double 'Burp'Space.com
Supermassive Black Hole Unleashes Giant Burp in Space—TwiceNewsweek
Researchers catch supermassive black hole burping—twicePhys.Org
Metro -Outer Places
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Whale Saves Diver From Shark, Or Did it? - ValueWalk

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 4:40pm

ValueWalk

Whale Saves Diver From Shark, Or Did it?
ValueWalk
Have you heard about the diver that was apparently got a helping hand, or fin rather, from a humpback whale? While out diving in the South Pacific to study whales, Dr. Nan Hauser had an encounter with a whale who she thinks was trying to save her from ...
Watch This Humpback Whale Save a Marine Biologist from a “Big Honking” Tiger SharkTheInertia.com
Whale Allegedly Protects Diver From Shark, But Questions RemainNational Geographic
Humpback whale protects unsuspecting diver from tiger sharkLockport Press
Albany Democrat Herald -CBC.ca -Herald-Whig
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Mars Simulation in Omani Desert to Test 3D Printing for Visit to Red Planet - 3DPrint.com

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 4:35pm

3DPrint.com

Mars Simulation in Omani Desert to Test 3D Printing for Visit to Red Planet
3DPrint.com
The 'impact farm'; an area on Venus marked by impact craters and volcanic activity. [Image courtesy of NASA/JPL]. Mars is our second nearest neighbor in the vast reaches of outer space. As such, it has long been easily visible in the night sky and so ...
Space in 2018: Big rockets, asteroid hunting and a close shave with the SunNew Atlas
Analysis: NASA is going back to the moon - if it can figure out how to get thereTampabay.com
Star Stuff: Watch this space in 2018SYFY WIRE (blog)

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Watch NASA Freeze Massive Webb Space Telescope In Cryochamber - International Business Times

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 4:27pm

International Business Times

Watch NASA Freeze Massive Webb Space Telescope In Cryochamber
International Business Times
The telescope that NASA is sending into space next year to unlock the secrets of the universe and potentially direct us toward extraterrestrial life is so large that the cryochamber where it took a recent nap completely dwarfed the scientists working ...
A peek into the life and work of Pakistani astrophysicist at NASA, Dr Mansoor AhmedDAWN.com (blog)
World's biggest space telescope is almost ready launchLuxora Leader

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Turkey-sized dinosaur found caught in an ancient logjam - UPI.com

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 3:49pm

UPI.com

Turkey-sized dinosaur found caught in an ancient logjam
UPI.com
"Much of the fossil vertebrate material from Eric the Red West has yet to be described, so further dinosaurs and other exciting animals from this site are now anticipated," researcher Matt Herne said. By Brooks Hays | Jan. 11, 2018 at 3:49 PM. Follow ...

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Fossil of dinosaur swept away in ancient Australian river found - Reuters

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 3:30pm

Reuters

Fossil of dinosaur swept away in ancient Australian river found
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In sandstone next to the high tide mark at the edge of Bass Strait in southeastern Australia, scientists have unearthed fossils of a two-legged, turkey-sized, plant-eating dinosaur apparently swept away in a large, powerful ...
Scientists discover species of dinosaur the size of a turkeyCNN
Turkey-sized dinosaur found caught in an ancient logjamUPI.com
Turkey-sized dinosaur discovered in ancient log-jamUQ News
Phys.Org -Outer Places -International Business Times -Mirror.co.uk
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Madagascar's Ancient 'Pelican Spiders' Are As Striking As They Are Strange - Smithsonian

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 2:39pm

Smithsonian

Madagascar's Ancient 'Pelican Spiders' Are As Striking As They Are Strange
Smithsonian
Spider1.jpg. “Spider1.jpg”. Eriauchenius milajaneae is one of the 18 new species of pelican spiders from Madagascar described by the scientists. This species was named after Wood's daughter, and is known only from one remote mountain in southeast ...
18 New Terrifying Assassin Spider Species Look Like PelicansInternational Business Times
18 Spider-Killing Spiders Discovered—And They Look Like PelicansNational Geographic
Pelican 'Assassin' Spiders Discovered in Madagascar Are Stealthy Ninjas With Beak-like FangsNewsweek
Gizmodo -Phys.Org -Live Science -Cosmos
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SpaceX fuels Falcon Heavy at KSC ahead of next test fire attempt - Florida Today

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 2:22pm

Florida Today

SpaceX fuels Falcon Heavy at KSC ahead of next test fire attempt
Florida Today
SpaceX teams at Kennedy Space Center fueled the company's highly anticipated Falcon Heavy rocket Thursday, paving the way for a brief test fire of its 27 engines as soon as Friday. Today's test was scheduled during a six-hour window that opened at 1 p ...
SpaceX Delays Falcon Heavy Test Firing Until Friday On Pad 39A at Kennedy Space CenterSpaceCoastDaily.com
SpaceX scheduled to test fire Falcon Heavy rocket ThursdayWTSP 10 News
SpaceX postpones 'static fire' test of Falcon Heavy enginesNews 13 Orlando
WFLA -Teslarati -CBBC Newsround -Brinkwire (press release)
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'A fantastic find': Mars hides thick sheets of ice just below the surface - Washington Post

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 2:09pm

Washington Post

'A fantastic find': Mars hides thick sheets of ice just below the surface
Washington Post
The slope rises as high as London's Big Ben tower. Beneath its ruddy layer of dirt is a sheet of ice 300 feet thick that gives the landscape a blue-black hue. If such a scene sounds otherworldly, it is. To visit it, you'll have to travel to Mars ...
Water Might Be Easier to Find on Mars Than We ThoughtGizmodo
Scientists Discover Clean Water Ice Just Below Mars' SurfaceWIRED
Ice cliffs spotted on MarsScience Magazine
CNET -Newsweek -CBC.ca -EurekAlert (press release)
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Molecular Clue to the Mystery of Carbon's Cosmic Origin Uncovered - Scientific American

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 2:00pm

Scientific American

Molecular Clue to the Mystery of Carbon's Cosmic Origin Uncovered
Scientific American
Some 18 percent of the human body's weight is carbon. The simple element is considered the backbone of life, and is also abundant in Earth's rocks, atmosphere and oceans. Scientists don't know how carbon first appeared on our planet, but now ...
Astronomers Detect Almond-Scented Molecule That Will Help Solve Interstellar Radiation MysteryGizmodo
Benzonitrile: Organic Molecule Discovered in Space Smells Like AlmondsNewsweek
GBT detection unlocks exploration of 'aromatic' interstellar chemistryEurekAlert (press release)

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