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Regulus, one of the brightest stars, spinning fast enough to 'fly apart' - India TV


India TV

Regulus, one of the brightest stars, spinning fast enough to 'fly apart'
India TV
For the first time ever, astronomers have observed a rapidly rotating star emitting polarised light, a phenomenon that was predicted over 70 years ago Indian astrophysicist and Nobel laureate Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar. A team of researchers from the ...
Fast spinning star confirms Indian Nobel Laureate Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar's theoryBGR India
One of The Brightest Stars in Our Sky Is Spinning Nearly Fast Enough to Destroy ItselfDeathRattleSports.com

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Published on 20 September 2017 | 4:19 am


Scientists want to explore asteroids with a fleet of nanoprobes - Engadget


Engadget

Scientists want to explore asteroids with a fleet of nanoprobes
Engadget
Researchers at the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) presented a mission plan today at the European Planetary Science Congress that would allow scientists to observe hundreds of asteroids over the course of just a few years. Their plan is to send ...
Finnish Scientists Push for 50 Nano-Spacecraft to Explore 300 AsteroidsPopular Mechanics
Nanosat fleet proposed for voyage to 300 asteroidsPhys.Org
Asteroid Mining: What Humans Need To Harvest Space RocksInternational Business Times
Gears Of Biz -Business Wire (press release)
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Published on 20 September 2017 | 3:14 am


Archaeologists Discover Something Truly Bizarre in an Isolated Medieval Graveyard - ScienceAlert


ScienceAlert

Archaeologists Discover Something Truly Bizarre in an Isolated Medieval Graveyard
ScienceAlert
A three-week archaeological dig in the English Channel took a bizarre, inexplicable turn, after researchers chanced upon a carefully cut grave hidden in the soil – the contents of which were definitely not human. The discovery, made on the small island ...
Porpoise Bones Unearthed at Medieval Monks' RetreatArchaeology
Guernsey grave has a mystery porpoiseThe Times

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Published on 20 September 2017 | 3:06 am


What is Nibiru? Will Planet X smash into Earth on September 23 and mark End of the World? - Express.co.uk


Express.co.uk

What is Nibiru? Will Planet X smash into Earth on September 23 and mark End of the World?
Express.co.uk
NIBIRU conspiracy theorists believe Planet X is due to smash into Earth on September 23, destroying all life and signalling the end of the world. By Joey Millar. PUBLISHED: 21:33, Tue, Sep 19, 2017 | UPDATED: 22:53, Tue, Sep 19, 2017 ...
Why It's Unlikely the World Will End on September 23National Geographic
David Meade: 5 Fast Facts You Need to KnowHeavy.com
Fake Planet's Apocalyptic Prediction Gains Internet Cache on YouTubeAlterNet
Anderson Independent Mail -Sputnik International -Newser -Daily Star
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Published on 19 September 2017 | 9:29 pm


SKYWATCH: Earthshine is striking and beautiful - catch it while you can - The Westmorland Gazette


The Westmorland Gazette

SKYWATCH: Earthshine is striking and beautiful - catch it while you can
The Westmorland Gazette
IF YOU don't mind getting up early - or are still up at 5am after a good night out - you can enjoy seeing Venus blazing in the east before dawn. It looks like a very bright silvery-white star to the naked eye, so bright you can see why it was sometimes ...
See it! Dance of planets before dawnEarthSky
Three planets are sliding behind the moon in a lunar occultationPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Moon hides three planets and a star in a rare celestial extravaganzaThe TeCake
Quartz -Space.com -Newsweek -CNET
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Published on 19 September 2017 | 8:20 pm


Black-and-white proof: Single genes control color, stripes in butterfly wings - Cornell Chronicle


Cornell Chronicle

Black-and-white proof: Single genes control color, stripes in butterfly wings
Cornell Chronicle
When researchers used a gene editing technology to cut out the optix gene, colorful butterfly wings turned black. Two papers prove for the first time how single master genes – one for colors and iridescence and the other for stripe patterns – control ...
Genes Color a Butterfly's Wings. Now Scientists Want to Do It Themselves.New York Times
Macroevolutionary shifts of WntA function potentiate butterfly wing-pattern diversityProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

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Published on 19 September 2017 | 8:18 pm


About four times more carbon can be released for 1.5C temp change versus prior IPCC estimate - Next Big Future


Next Big Future

About four times more carbon can be released for 1.5C temp change versus prior IPCC estimate
Next Big Future
The previous estimates of the amount of CO2 that could be released before world temperature rose to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels was 70 billion tonnes of Carbon after 2015 but a reassessment allows for a “carbon budget” of another 240 billion ...
Global Warming? Not So Fast Say Scientists!Power Line (blog)

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Published on 19 September 2017 | 7:07 pm


Largest and Smallest Animals At Highest Risk of Extinction, Study Finds - The Scientist


The Scientist

Largest and Smallest Animals At Highest Risk of Extinction, Study Finds
The Scientist
The Somali ostrich, Struthio molybdophanes, is listed as “vulnerable” by IUCN.WIKIMEDIA, DONNA BROWNSpecies within the “Goldilocks zone”—neither too big nor too small—have the lowest risk of extinction, while very large and very small animals are at ...
Why the largest and smallest animals are at greater risk of extinctionFinancial Express
Biggest, smallest animals at high extinction risk: StudyEconomic Times
Biggest, smallest creatures at top risk of extinctionThe Nation
The Daily Star -Tech Times -International Business Times -NewsBeat Social
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Published on 19 September 2017 | 6:18 pm


'Gloomy octopuses' are building mini underwater cities because they don't want to live alone - Evening Standard


Evening Standard

'Gloomy octopuses' are building mini underwater cities because they don't want to live alone
Evening Standard
Octopuses are building miniature underwater cities because they don't want to live alone, scientists have discovered, countering a long-held belief that the marine creatures prefer solitude. Until now, biologists thought octopuses only interacted to ...
These octopuses like to hang out together in an underwater city called OctlantisMother Nature Network
Octopus 'City' Found Off the Coast of AustraliaSmithsonian
Octlantis: Marine Biologists Discover Underwater City Of Gloomy Octopuses With Complex Social BehaviorsTech Times
ScienceAlert -Techly -Sputnik International -India.com
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Published on 19 September 2017 | 10:59 am


Attention, goths! Hubble just spotted a 'pitch black' planet - Metro


Metro

Attention, goths! Hubble just spotted a 'pitch black' planet
Metro
'I see a black, black planet,' droned Andrew Eldritch on the Sisters of Mercy's relentlessly miserable 1985 goth hit Black Planet. Trump says the UN hasn't reached its full potential during speech. Well, good news, goths – NASA might have just found a ...
Hubble Captures Blistering Pitch-Black Planet | NASANASA
THE VERY LOW ALBEDO OF WASP-12B FROM SPECTRAL ECLIPSE OBSERVATIONS WITH HUBBLE ... - ESA/HubbleESA/Hubble
HubbleSite: News - NASA's Hubble Captures Blistering Pitch-Black PlanetHubbleSite
ESA/Hubble
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Published on 18 September 2017 | 12:58 pm








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