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Ties between researchers and alcohol producers prompt NIH to shut down study of moderate drinking - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 7:15pm

Los Angeles Times

Ties between researchers and alcohol producers prompt NIH to shut down study of moderate drinking
Los Angeles Times
Does drinking a single serving of alcohol each day reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular disease or diabetes? Several observational studies suggest that it could. These reports have found that people who drink moderate amounts of alcohol were ...
NIH Ends Alcohol Study, Citing Funding, Credibility ProblemsU.S. News & World Report
NIH Pulls the Plug on Controversial Drinking Study Funded by Big AlcoholGizmodo
NIH to end alcohol consumption study due to concerns over fundingYahoo News
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Antarctica Has Lost 3 Trillion Tonnes of Ice Since '92 - 10,000 Couples

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 4:40pm

10,000 Couples

Antarctica Has Lost 3 Trillion Tonnes of Ice Since '92
10,000 Couples
Andrew Shepherd of the University of Leeds, who leads the Ice sheet Mass Balance Inter-comparison Exercise (Imbie), said it had always been suspecting changes in Earth's climate would affect the polar ice sheets. The report said the most dramatic ...
Ice Melt from the West Antarctic Threatening the USAdvocator
Trillion-ton problemWinnipeg Free Press
Antarctica Has Lost 3 Trillion Tons of Ice in 25 Years, and Time Is Running Out For the Frozen ContinentTheInertia.com
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Hawking's ashes buried next to Darwin, Newton - The Mercury News

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 3:50pm

The Mercury News

Hawking's ashes buried next to Darwin, Newton
The Mercury News
By Lindsey Bever | Washington Post. The universe that Stephen Hawking spent a lifetime studying now knows his voice. Following Hawking's death in March, the renowned British physicist, who had battled a debilitating degenerative motor neuron disease ...
Stephen Hawking's Ashes Interred Between Newton And Darwin In Westminster AbbeyHuffPost
Ashes of Stephen Hawking buried at Westminster between the graves of Charles Darwin and Isaac NewtonSalon
Stephen Hawking gets a cosmic sendoffYahoo News
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Record-Breaking Astronaut Peggy Whitson Retires from NASA - Space.com

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 3:27pm

Space.com

Record-Breaking Astronaut Peggy Whitson Retires from NASA
Space.com
Peggy Whitson floats in the cupola window aboard the International Space Station. The record-setting NASA astronaut retired from the space agency on June 15, 2018. Credit: NASA. The United States' most experienced spaceflyer is hanging up her wings.
NASA's record-setting astronaut, Peggy Whitson, has retiredFlorida Today
NASA's record-breaking spacewoman retires as astronautWashington Post
Astronaut Peggy Whitson Retiring: Six NASA Records She BrokeNewsweek
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China plans historic mission to the moon's 'dark' side - NBCNews.com

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 2:41pm

NBCNews.com

China plans historic mission to the moon's 'dark' side
NBCNews.com
After decades of playing catch-up with the U.S. and Russian space programs, China is poised to do something neither nation nor any other has ever done: land a spacecraft on the dark side of the moon.
Chinese Satellite Captures a Cool View of Earth from Lunar OrbitGizmodo

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China plans historic mission to the moon's 'dark' side - NBCNews.com

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 2:41pm

NBCNews.com

China plans historic mission to the moon's 'dark' side
NBCNews.com
After decades of playing catch-up with the U.S. and Russian space programs, China is poised to do something neither nation nor any other has ever done: land a spacecraft on the dark side of the moon.

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Stephen Hawking's ashes buried in Westminster Abbey - KOLO

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 1:36pm

KOLO

Stephen Hawking's ashes buried in Westminster Abbey
KOLO
LONDON (AP) — The ashes of Stephen Hawking were buried Friday in a corner of Westminster Abbey that honors some of Britain's greatest scientists, between the graves of Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton. More than 1,000 people attended a service of ...

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Astronauts set up TV cameras outside ISS for arriving ships - New York Post

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 1:20pm

New York Post

Astronauts set up TV cameras outside ISS for arriving ships
New York Post
Astronaut Drew Feustel prepares to close a door to an atmospheric experiment during a space walk outside the International Space Station on Thursday, June 14, 2018. AP. More On: international space station · Astronaut who lived in tiny space station ...
Senate Panel Backs Space Station Funding Beyond 2025Defense Daily Network
Intersection: Privatizing the International Space StationWMFE
NASA Astronauts Complete Successful Spacewalk To Set Up HD Cameras For Incoming SpacecraftInfosurhoy

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Mars Opportunity And Spirit Rovers Could Have Lived Practically Forever With One Tiny Change - Forbes

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 10:01am

Forbes

Mars Opportunity And Spirit Rovers Could Have Lived Practically Forever With One Tiny Change
Forbes
The two Mars exploration rovers, awaiting final work before launch in 2003 at NASA's JPL. The identical robotic explorers, Spirit and Opportunity, were able to trek up to 109 yards each Martian day. They found evidence for liquid water among many other ...
NASA Loses Contact With Opportunity Rover as Martian Dust Storm Rages OnExtremeTech
Can You Build Houses on Mars with Local Material?KNAU Arizona Public Radio
Opportunity covered 28 miles on Mars – how does it compare to other spacecraft?BreakingNews.ie
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Scientists Discover New Type of Photosynthesis - Sci-News.com

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 7:23am

Sci-News.com

Scientists Discover New Type of Photosynthesis
Sci-News.com
The vast majority of life on our planet uses red light (680 to 700 nm) in the process of photosynthesis, but the new type uses near-infrared light (750 nm) instead: it was detected in a wide range of cyanobacteria, one of the largest groups of bacteria ...
New type of photosynthesis discoveredImperial College London
A New Kind of Photosynthesis Has Been Discovered, Pushing The Limits on LifeInfosurhoy

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Rocket Report: Mysterious Washington “launch,” Aerojet tests, BFR job posting - Ars Technica

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 7:07am

Ars Technica

Rocket Report: Mysterious Washington “launch,” Aerojet tests, BFR job posting
Ars Technica
Welcome to Edition 1.04 of the Rocket Report! This collaborative effort with readers of Ars Technica seeks to diversify our coverage of the blossoming launch industry. The Rocket Report publishes as a newsletter on Thursday and on this website every ...
Help Wanted: An Engineer to Build SpaceX's Rocket to MarsYahoo News

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Paul Manafort hearing, Stephen Hawking memorial, 'Incredibles 2': 5 things to know Friday - WSB Atlanta

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 4:12am

WSB Atlanta

Paul Manafort hearing, Stephen Hawking memorial, 'Incredibles 2': 5 things to know Friday
WSB Atlanta
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will go before a federal judge on Friday to learn if he must await trial in prison or can remain free following allegations that he tried to obstruct the Russia inquiry while he was on house arrest. Manafort ...
Ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort, Russian associate hit with obstruction chargesUSA TODAY
Is the $15-a-month Sprint unlimited deal that good? We surveyed the competition, and nothing comes closeUSA TODAY
Unlimited Kickstart - SprintSprint

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Over 100 exoplanets that may host habitable moons identified - Economic Times

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 3:09am

Economic Times

Over 100 exoplanets that may host habitable moons identified
Economic Times
Scientists have identified more than 100 giant planets outside our solar system that may potentially host moons capable of supporting life. The finding, published in The Astrophysical Journal, will guide the design of future telescopes that can detect ...
Distant moons may harbor lifeEurekAlert (press release)
Researchers find over 121 giant planets that may host life-supporting moonsFirstpost
121 planets have moons that can support life: ResearchersThe New Indian Express
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Chinese defend Einstein's portrait of their people as 'filthy' and 'obtuse' - The Guardian

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 1:13am

The Guardian

Chinese defend Einstein's portrait of their people as 'filthy' and 'obtuse'
The Guardian
Scientist's travel diaries from 1920s revealed racist attitudes including describing people who were 'spiritless'. Lily Kuo. Fri 15 Jun 2018 01.13 EDT Last modified on Fri 15 Jun 2018 09.29 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email ...
Albert Einstein's travel diaries from 1920s reveal racist views, - KBZK.com | Continuous News | Bozeman, MontanaKBZK Bozeman News
Albert Einstein decried racism in America, but was guilty of it himselfHistory News Network (HNN)
Albert Einstein's travel diaries reveal 'xenophobic views'The Voice Online
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Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:38am
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Stephen Hawking's voice will be beamed 3500 light years into space - CNN

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 8:07pm

CNN

Stephen Hawking's voice will be beamed 3500 light years into space
CNN
(CNN) Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking spent his life teaching the world about space, so it is only fitting that part of him will end up among the stars. As Hawking's ashes are being interred between the graves of Charles Darwin and Sir Isaac Newton ...
Stephen Hawking's Voice To Boldly Go Into A Black Hole In SpaceTech Times
Stephen Hawking's Family Will Beam His Voice Toward a Black HoleLive Science
A message from Stephen Hawking will be beamed into a black hole after his memorial serviceBig Think
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SpaceX hopes to launch 4000 satellites, mostly from Florida, NASA report says - Orlando Sentinel

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 6:10pm

Orlando Sentinel

SpaceX hopes to launch 4000 satellites, mostly from Florida, NASA report says
Orlando Sentinel
SpaceX has plans to launch more than 4,000 satellites, the majority of which will head into space from the Space Coast, according to an environmental impact study done by the Elon Musk-led company and NASA. If it comes to fruition, the work would ...

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Spiders can float in the air, and scientists just figured out how they lift off - The Spokesman-Review

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 5:46pm

The Spokesman-Review

Spiders can float in the air, and scientists just figured out how they lift off
The Spokesman-Review
Spiders fall from the sky all the time. Most airborne spiders are small and scattered, so they often go unnoticed, except when they descend all at once. A rain of spiders drowned the Australian town of Goulburn in silk in 2015. A Goulburn resident who ...
Flying spiders spin a balloon of silk to catch a ride with the windUPI.com
Flying spiders sense meteorological conditions, use nanoscale fibers to float on the windPhys.Org

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Congressional Subcommittee Grills NASA on Skyrocketing Project Cost Overruns - Gizmodo

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 5:01pm

Gizmodo

Congressional Subcommittee Grills NASA on Skyrocketing Project Cost Overruns
Gizmodo
The James Webb Telescope, pictured here, has been plagued by delays, technical hurdles, and shoddy workmanship. Image: NASA. The US Government Accountability Office released a scathing report in May claiming that NASA's most expensive projects ...
NASA's Inspector General says 'culture of optimism' contributing to cost overruns, schedule delaysUSA TODAY
Lawmakers scold NASA for cost overrunsThe Hill
NASA Celebrates 60 Yearsrocketcitynow.com
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Antarctic Ice Loss Has Tripled Over the Past Decade - Smithsonian

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 3:30pm

Smithsonian

Antarctic Ice Loss Has Tripled Over the Past Decade
Smithsonian
800px-Glacier_on_Antarctic_coast,_mountain_behind.jpg. The continent is now losing 219 billion tons of ice a year, a staggering figure scientists say could raise sea levels six inches by 2100. (Wikimedia Commons). By Meilan Solly. smithsonian.com
Antarctica's ice sheet is melting 3 times faster than beforeSFGate
Short-term changes in Antarctica's ice shelves are key to predicting their long-term fatePhys.Org
Melting Antarctic ice is a bigger problem than we thoughtSlashGear
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