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Tiangong-1 Space Station Reentry Is Now An April Fools' Joke - I4U News

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 10:32am

I4U News

Tiangong-1 Space Station Reentry Is Now An April Fools' Joke
I4U News
The out-of-control Chinese Space Station will crash later than an expected. The newest ESA reentry forecast points to Sunday, April 1, April Fools' Day. On Friday ESA believed that Tiangong-1 would crash today between 8 am to around noon ET. The team ...

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Large Crack In East African Rift Is Splitting The Continent In Two - I4U News

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 10:05am

I4U News

Large Crack In East African Rift Is Splitting The Continent In Two
I4U News
A large crack that has suddenly appeared in Kenya's Rift Valley is evidence that Africa will eventually break apart. The crack already stretches several miles and continues to grow, but it does not go all the way across the surface. If it does, it will ...
Huge crack stretching several miles sparks fears Africa is splitting in TWOThe Sun
A Huge Crack Could Split Africa in TwoAdvocator
Africa Is Splitting in Two, and Here's the ProofLive Science
Scroll.in -The Star, Kenya
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A space station is currently plummeting towards Earth and will hit on Easter Sunday - Entertainment.ie

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 10:04am

Entertainment.ie

A space station is currently plummeting towards Earth and will hit on Easter Sunday
Entertainment.ie
In case you had plans for tomorrow, maybe a roast or something, those plans could very well be interrupted a space station falling down on you and ruining your roast. Tiangong-1 - which literally means Celestial Palace-1 in English - was China's first ...

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Ask Ethan: What Happens When Stars Pass Through Our Solar System? - Forbes

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 10:00am

Forbes

Ask Ethan: What Happens When Stars Pass Through Our Solar System?
Forbes
Starts With A Bang The Universe is out there, waiting for you to discover it Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Ethan Siegel , Contributor. José A. Peñas/SINC. 70,000 years ago, a brown dwarf pair known as Scholz's Star, right on ...

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Michigan Activates State Emergency Operations Center To Monitor Re-Entry Of China's Tiangong-1 Space Station - The Inquisitr

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 9:10am

The Inquisitr

Michigan Activates State Emergency Operations Center To Monitor Re-Entry Of China's Tiangong-1 Space Station
The Inquisitr
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder ordered the activation of the Emergency Operations Center in the state to closely watch the re-entry of China's 8.5-metric-ton (9.4 tons) falling space station Tiangong-1, which is likely to make a re-entry into the Earth ...

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Astronomers ponder possible life adrift in Venus' clouds - EarthSky

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 6:02am

EarthSky

Astronomers ponder possible life adrift in Venus' clouds
EarthSky
On Friday, astronomers announced a new paper laying out the case for the atmosphere of Venus as a possible niche for extraterrestrial microbial life. What are the dark streaks in the clouds of Venus? False-color image of Venus' cloud tops, captured by ...
Extraterrestrial Life Could Be Thriving In The Clouds Of Planet VenusTech Times
Aliens traced! Scientists say clouds of Venus may possibly host alien lifeFinancial Express
The Harsh Clouds of Venus Could Still Support Unique Kinds of Alien LifeOuter Places
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Family, friends bid farewell to Stephen Hawking - Phys.Org

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 5:21am

Phys.Org

Family, friends bid farewell to Stephen Hawking
Phys.Org
Friends, family and colleagues of British scientist Stephen Hawking will gather Saturday to pay their respects at his private funeral in Cambridge, where he spent most of his extraordinary life. Hawking, who died on March 14 at the age of 76, was ...
Prof Stephen Hawking Cambridge funeral to take placeBBC News
Final Four, Easter, Stephen Hawking's funeral: 5 things you need to know this weekendKVUE.com
Stephen Hawking funeral to take place in CambridgeThe Guardian
Cambridge News -Business Standard -Belfast Telegraph -Daily Enterpriser
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China's defunct space lab to re-enter Earth's atmosphere this weekend - KABC-TV

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 1:40am

KABC-TV

China's defunct space lab to re-enter Earth's atmosphere this weekend
KABC-TV
China's defunct and reportedly out-of-control Tiangong 1 space station is expected to re-enter Earth's atmosphere sometime this weekend. (Fraunhofer Institute FHR via AP). AP. Friday, March 30, 2018 11:22PM. BEIJING --. China's defunct and reportedly ...
Michigan Activates State Emergency Operations Center To Monitor Re-Entry Of China's Tiangong-1 Space StationThe Inquisitr
Tiangong - China Manned Space AgencyChina Manned Space Agency

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China says Earth-bound space lab to offer 'splendid' show - Space Daily

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 10:02pm

China says Earth-bound space lab to offer 'splendid' show
Space Daily
A defunct space laboratory that will plunge back to Earth in the coming days is unlikely to cause any damage, Chinese authorities say, but will offer instead a "splendid" show akin to a meteor shower. China's space agency said Thursday that the roughly ...

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On Thursday, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder activated emergency monitoring protocols at SEOC to track the reentry. - Daily Mail

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 8:42pm

Daily Mail

On Thursday, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder activated emergency monitoring protocols at SEOC to track the reentry.
Daily Mail
Reentry could occur along a strip of the US from northern California to Pennsylvania, which includes the southern part of Michigan's Lower Peninsula, according to the Aerospace Corporation. An artist's rendering shows Tiangong-1's firey reentry. The ...

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The ghostly galaxy that's devoid of dark matter - Astronomy Magazine

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 5:42pm

Astronomy Magazine

The ghostly galaxy that's devoid of dark matter
Astronomy Magazine
For the first time, astronomers have identified a dim and diffuse galaxy that seems to contain very little, if any, dark matter. By Jake Parks | Published: Friday, March 30, 2018. hubbleimage. NGC1052-DF2 is a large, but very diffuse galaxy located ...
Scientists Thought All Galaxies Had Dark Matter, but They Just Found One Without ItSmithsonian
A Closer Look At DF2, The Mysterious Dark Matter-Deficient Galaxy That Is Bending The Rules Of SpaceTech Times
Astronomers baffled by distant galaxy void of dark matter9news.com.au
Daily News & Analysis -Space Daily -Universe Today -Brinkwire (press release)
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Tiangong-1 reentry window narrows to Easter Sunday - SpaceFlight Insider

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 3:15pm

SpaceFlight Insider

Tiangong-1 reentry window narrows to Easter Sunday
SpaceFlight Insider
China's Tiangong-1 space station is predicted to fall back to Earth over Easter weekend. Image Credit: Nathan Koga / SpaceFlight Insider. Latest predictions indicate that China's defunct Tiangong-1 space laboratory will fall to Earth most likely on ...

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Tiangong-1 reentry window narrows to Easter Sunday - SpaceFlight Insider

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 3:15pm

SpaceFlight Insider

Tiangong-1 reentry window narrows to Easter Sunday
SpaceFlight Insider
China's Tiangong-1 space station is predicted to fall back to Earth over Easter weekend. Image Credit: Nathan Koga / SpaceFlight Insider. Latest predictions indicate that China's defunct Tiangong-1 space laboratory will fall to Earth most likely on ...
Tiangong-1 reentry updates | Rocket Science - ESA's blogsESA's blogs

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Full Moon Tonight: What Is the Blue Sap Moon? - Newsweek

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 2:53pm

Newsweek

Full Moon Tonight: What Is the Blue Sap Moon?
Newsweek
The second full moon of the month is set to appear in the sky Saturday morning in the United States, making it a blue moon. The first full moon of March, known as the “full worm moon," happened on the first day of the month. The second will be the ...
Friday's night sky to feature rare 2nd blue moon of yearAOL
Weekend Blue Moon Sighting Will Be Second Of 2018CBS Boston / WBZ
There's Going to Be a Blue Moon Tomorrow (and Here's What It Means for Your Mental State)PureWow

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Chris Hadfield: Before we colonize Mars, we should settle the moon - NBCNews.com

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 2:20pm

Daily Beast

Chris Hadfield: Before we colonize Mars, we should settle the moon
NBCNews.com
NASA and private entrepreneurs with deep pockets like Elon Musk have spent billions of dollars exploring Mars, with the goal to eventually colonize the planet. But what if it's not the only site to explore? Retired astronaut and author of “An Astronaut ...
Astronauts Have a Superhuman Ability to Manage StressDaily Beast

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No Matter What, Do Not Touch the Space Junk - Atlas Obscura

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 1:47pm

Atlas Obscura

No Matter What, Do Not Touch the Space Junk
Atlas Obscura
You almost certainly won't encounter any pieces of the falling Chinese space station, but if you do—keep your distance. by Jessica Leigh Hester. March 30, 2018. No Matter What, Do Not Touch the Space Junk. Share This. Email This Article. From. To ...

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You probably won't be hit by space debris this weekend - Montreal Gazette

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 1:34pm

Montreal Gazette

You probably won't be hit by space debris this weekend
Montreal Gazette
But there's a slim chance — quite slim, actually — that Montrealers could see the remains of a space station burn up in the atmosphere just to the south of us. Montreal Gazette. Published on: March 30, 2018 | Last Updated: March 30, 2018 1:33 PM EDT ...
My Only Plan This Weekend Is Crashing Into the PlanetJezebel
Space junk could land in MichiganWNMU-FM
Michigan preps for unlikely event of crashing space junk this weekendMichigan Radio

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Chinese space station will likely crash into Earth on Easter - New York Post

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:48am

New York Post

Chinese space station will likely crash into Earth on Easter
New York Post
An out-of-control Chinese space station is expected to slam into Earth on Easter Sunday – but it may still pull an April Fool's joke by arriving earlier or even later. According to Aerospace Corp., which is one of the organizations tracking the path of ...
Don't panic, but Pa. is technically is the crash zone for the falling space stationPennLive.com
China's failing satellite is just one example of a massive space debris problemWashington Post
Editorial: Add space junk to your list of worriesAlbany Democrat Herald
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette -Yahoo News
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Liftoff! Used SpaceX Rocket Launches 10 Iridium Satellites into Orbit - Space.com

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:41am

Space.com

Liftoff! Used SpaceX Rocket Launches 10 Iridium Satellites into Orbit
Space.com
A used SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched 10 new communications satellites into orbit from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base today (March 30) in a morning liftoff that also marked an anniversary for reusable rockets. The Falcon 9 rocket, which first ...
Live coverage: Falcon 9 rocket lifts off with fifth set of Iridium Next satellitesSpaceflight Now
Iridium's Good Friday: 1 Million Subscribers and 10 New SatellitesVia Satellite
SpaceX Launches Iridium SatellitesHartford City News Times
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Space junk could land in Michigan - WNMU-FM

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 10:38am

WNMU-FM

Space junk could land in Michigan
WNMU-FM
DETROIT, MI (MPRN)-- Governor Rick Snyder is activating Michigan's Emergency Operations Center to monitor a failing Chinese space station that could possibly hit portions of the state. Credit NBC news. China lost control of an eight-and-a-half ton ...
My Only Plan This Weekend Is Crashing Into the PlanetJezebel
No Matter What, Do Not Touch the Space JunkAtlas Obscura
New 'space fence' tries to identify, track the growth of space junkKGO-TV

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