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Meteorologist Fact Checks Bill Nye On Whether Climate Change Has Led To More Natural Disasters - The Daily Caller

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 10:46pm

The Daily Caller

Meteorologist Fact Checks Bill Nye On Whether Climate Change Has Led To More Natural Disasters
The Daily Caller
Dr. Roy Spencer, a meteorologist, appeared on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” to discuss his beliefs on natural disasters and whether or not global warming has an impact on their frequency. WATCH: “Why do people like the Washington Post say such stupid things ...
USA Today publishes still more climate misinformation, denying a link between climate change and hurricanesMedia Matters for America (blog)

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Crews continue to look for dead orca J50 - KOMO News

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 9:20pm

KOMO News

Crews continue to look for dead orca J50
KOMO News
SEATTLE -- The search continues Friday for resident killer whale J50. She's been sick for weeks now, and on Thursday officials announced that they think she's dead. “We've been looking to see if she's separated and alone somewhere, or if she's passed ...
RIP, J50? Friends of the killer whales mourn emaciated orca, but search goes onYahoo News
'Marching toward extinction': Ailing Pacific Coast orca declared dead, but feds to keep lookingThe Mercury News
Young orca's death is latest chapter in pod's slo-mo march to extinctionNew York Post
KING5.com -KREM.com -WCBI -The Seattle Times
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A warmer world worsens hurricanes, but what about Florence? - WKYT

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 8:26pm

WKYT

A warmer world worsens hurricanes, but what about Florence?
WKYT
WASHINGTON (AP) - Scientists say a warmer world makes for nastier hurricanes. The storms are wetter, possess more energy and intensify faster. And their storm surges are more destructive because climate change has already made the seas rise.

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Sunspot Solar Observatory closed indefinitely because of security concerns - KOAT Albuquerque

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 7:40pm

KOAT Albuquerque

Sunspot Solar Observatory closed indefinitely because of security concerns
KOAT Albuquerque
We're learning the Sunspot Solar Observatory will stay shut down indefinitely. The facility was evacuated more than a week ago because of a security concern, but investigators are not saying what that concern is. The FBI told KOAT the security concern ...

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RIP Walter Mischel, father of the infamous Marshmallow Test - Ars Technica

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 7:16pm

Ars Technica

RIP Walter Mischel, father of the infamous Marshmallow Test
Ars Technica
The psychologist who famously demonstrated the importance of being able to delay gratification to achieving later success in life died on September 12 in New York City. Walter Mischel, emeritus professor of psychology at Columbia University and ...
The founder of the famous marshmallow test had some great advice about self-controlQuartz
Walter Mischel, 88, Psychologist Famed for Marshmallow Test, DiesNew York Times
Walter Mischel, psychologist who created 'marshmallow test,' dies at 88Washington Post
PBS NewsHour
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A solar observatory in New Mexico is evacuated for a week and the FBI is investigating. No one will say why. - Washington Post

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 5:52pm

Washington Post

A solar observatory in New Mexico is evacuated for a week and the FBI is investigating. No one will say why.
Washington Post
SUNSPOT, N.M. — At a small solar observatory tucked away in the woods of a national forest here, scientists and other personnel were commanded last week to leave at once. A week later, the facility remains vacant, and no one is willing to say why.

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Remote solar observatory remains closed after mysterious evacuation - Science Magazine

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 4:50pm

Science Magazine

Remote solar observatory remains closed after mysterious evacuation
Science Magazine
Nobody is quite sure what's going on at the Sunspot Solar Observatory in New Mexico, which was quickly and mysteriously evacuated on 6 September amid reports of a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) probe, and has remained closed. The manager of ...
A ways flung solar observatory remains closed after mysterious evacuationNewsline
A solar observatory in New Mexico is evacuated for a week and the FBI is investigating. No one will say why.Washington Post
The director of the Sunspot Observatory isn't sure why the feds shut it downSalon
Alamogordo Daily News
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Watch the last flight of the Delta II rocket as it puts a laser-pulsing satellite into orbit - The Verge

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 4:15pm

The Verge

Watch the last flight of the Delta II rocket as it puts a laser-pulsing satellite into orbit
The Verge
Tomorrow morning, a nearly 30-year-old rocket will take its final ride to space. The Delta II, a vehicle manufactured by the United Launch Alliance that first launched in 1989, will fly one last time, sending up an Earth-observing satellite into orbit ...
Scientists eager to renew global ice measurements with ICESat 2 missionSpaceflight Now
As the Ice Melts, NASA Will Be WatchingNew York Times
You Can Watch NASA Launch a Laser-Toting, Ice-Tracking Satellite Saturday. Here's How.Space.com
TechCrunch -CNN -Discover Magazine (blog) -Digital Trends
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Why PayPal's crackdown on ASMR creators should worry you - Engadget

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 2:00pm

Engadget

Why PayPal's crackdown on ASMR creators should worry you
Engadget
In June, China banned and excised videos of sound effects while claiming to cleanse its internet of pornography. YouTube had already demonetized the genre in a sex panic; now PayPal is banning people for life and holding individuals' funds, ignorant of ...

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International Space Station LEAK: Russia warns damage is MAN-MADE - Express.co.uk

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 1:55pm

Express.co.uk

International Space Station LEAK: Russia warns damage is MAN-MADE
Express.co.uk
A source close to the Russian space agency Roscosmos was quoted by Russian news agency Tass as saying: “Traces of drilling have been found not only inside the spacecraft's living compartment.” The anonymous source explained there was also damage ...
NASA shared these chilling images of Hurricane Florence from spaceCNBC

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Narwhal Escaping Climate Change Now Swims With Belugas - Newsweek

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 1:35pm

Newsweek

Narwhal Escaping Climate Change Now Swims With Belugas
Newsweek
An orphaned narwhal swam away from his changing habitat and has made some new friends. The narwhal probably left his home in the Arctic—620 miles north—and swam down to the St. Lawrence River in Eastern Canada. Scientists at the Group for ...
A whale of a tale: Lost Narwhal finds new “diverse” friendsRadio Canada International
A young narwhal far from home gets adopted by beluga whalesMother Nature Network
Very Polite Canadian Belugas Have Made Friends With a Lone NarwhalMental Floss
Plant Based News -Yahoo News Canada (blog)
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Astronaut snaps picture of Hurricane Florence as it makes landfall - New York Post

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 1:24pm

New York Post

Astronaut snaps picture of Hurricane Florence as it makes landfall
New York Post
Astronaut Ricky Arnold, who has been keeping a close eye on Hurricane Florence from the International Space Station, shared a majestic view of the giant spiral early Friday. “#HurricaneFlorence makes landfall this morning,” the NASA spaceman tweeted to ...
NASA gets inside look at large and powerful Hurricane FlorenceScience Daily

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Rumors of Sabotage on the ISS Continue to Come Out of Roscosmos - Inverse

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 1:21pm

Inverse

Rumors of Sabotage on the ISS Continue to Come Out of Roscosmos
Inverse
On Friday, Russia's state-owned media outlet TASS reported that someone drilled a hole in the hull of the International Space Station, fueling conspiracy theories that have sprung up in recent weeks.
International Space Station LEAK: Russia warns damage is MAN-MADEExpress.co.uk
Russia, US address ISS leak in joint statementNew Atlas
Russian theory that NASA sabotaged the space station spreading like wildfireArs Technica

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Russian Media Spreading Absurd Conspiracy Theory Regarding ISS Damage - ExtremeTech

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 10:04am

ExtremeTech

Russian Media Spreading Absurd Conspiracy Theory Regarding ISS Damage
ExtremeTech
The discovery of a small, 2mm drill hole in the Soyuz capsule attached to the International Space Station in late August sent a shock wave through both NASA and Roscosmos. The hole, which appears to have been drilled from inside the capsule, is roughly ...
Russian Space Agency to NASA: Investigation Into Space Station Leak Is Under WaySpace.com
US, Russia Respond to Space Station Leak RumorsNew York Times
NASA is trying to squash conspiracy theories about the space station leakThe Verge
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty -GeekWire -Newsweek -Ars Technica
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More than 50000-year-old mummified remains of caribou calf and wolf cub unveiled in Yukon - National Post

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 9:32am

National Post

More than 50000-year-old mummified remains of caribou calf and wolf cub unveiled in Yukon
National Post
DAWSON CITY, Yukon — A snapshot of life for an ancient predator and its prey is being put on display as the mummified ice-age remains of a caribou calf and a wolf pup are unveiled in Yukon. Paleontologist Grant Zazula said Thursday the specimens ...
Wolf Pup Died 50K Years Ago, Still 'So Cute'Newser
'Oldest in the world': Mummified ice age wolf pup & caribou calf found in Yukon (PHOTOS)RT
Ice Age Mummy of 50000-Years-Old Wolf Cub and Caribou Calf Displayed in Dawson CityGreat Lakes Ledger
Advocator -Yahoo News Canada (blog)
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Was this huge river delta on Mars the place where its oceans finally disappeared? - Phys.Org

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 9:20am

Phys.Org

Was this huge river delta on Mars the place where its oceans finally disappeared?
Phys.Org
For some time, scientists have known that Mars was once a much warmer and wetter environment than it is today. However, between 4.2 and 3.7 billion years ago, its atmosphere was slowly stripped away, which turned the surface into the cold and ...
NASA's Efforts to Contact Opportunity Rover Ramp Up as Martian Dust Storm ClearsGizmodo
Searching for Life on Mars through the Lens of GreenlandScientific American (blog)
How Will Police Solve Murders on Mars?The Atlantic

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Why is Sunspot Solar Observatory closed? - EarthSky

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 9:01am

EarthSky

Why is Sunspot Solar Observatory closed?
EarthSky
In a strange turn of events, AURA has suddenly shut down its Sunspot Solar Observatory in New Mexico. The FBI is involved, and speculation is running wild. Mercury leak? Terrorism? Espionage? Aliens? Tweet. Share. Share. Pin. Mail. Share. Stop sign and ...
Solar Observatory shutdown: Sheriff describes mysterious FBI tests amid alien speculationExpress.co.uk
A solar observatory in New Mexico is evacuated for a week and the FBI is investigating. No one will say why.Washington Post
Sunspot Observatory 'closed until further notice'Alamogordo Daily News
Alamogordo Daily News -KOB
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The Hole Truth: US-Russia Space Dustup Threatens Rare Frontier Of Cooperation - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 8:40am

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

The Hole Truth: US-Russia Space Dustup Threatens Rare Frontier Of Cooperation
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
MOSCOW -- On August 29, disturbing data from a Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft docked at the International Space Station (ISS) reached the mission control centers in Houston and Moscow. The shuttle was losing oxygen, flight operators noted, and pressure inside ...
Russia: The hole in the ISS Soyuz lifeboat, was it the crew wot dunnit?The Register
New traces of drilling found in Soyuz spacecraft's hull — sourceTASS

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Roscosmos and NASA chiefs discuss mysterious space leak - WTHR

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 8:06am

New York Times

Roscosmos and NASA chiefs discuss mysterious space leak
WTHR
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian space agency's chief has talked to his NASA counterpart about a mysterious leak at the International Space Station, Roscosmos said Thursday. The agency said that its director Dmitry Rogozin informed NASA Administrator Jim ...
NASA, Roscosmos Statement on International Space Station LeakPR Newswire (press release)

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Farewell, Titan! Cassini's Last View of Saturn Moon Shows Fabulous Methane Lakes - Space.com

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 7:08am

Space.com

Farewell, Titan! Cassini's Last View of Saturn Moon Shows Fabulous Methane Lakes
Space.com
Just four days before the Cassini spacecraft's dramatic dive into Saturn's atmosphere last year, cameras aboard the spacecraft captured the mission's last image of Saturn's largest moon, Titan. That image shows off what makes that moon so weird: It's ...
It's been a year since Cassini plunged into SaturnEarthSky
Dear Cassini: Why the Saturn Spacecraft Brings Me to TearsNational Geographic
Final View Of Titan's Lakes And Seas From NASA's Cassini SpacecraftI4U News
The Bobr Times
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