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Asteroid-bound probe to slingshot past Earth Friday - CBS News


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Asteroid-bound probe to slingshot past Earth Friday
CBS News
Last Updated Sep 22, 2017 1:51 PM EDT. One year after launch, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is racing back toward Earth for a critical flyby Friday, using the planet's gravity to change course and set up a rendezvous with the asteroid Bennu late next ...
OSIRIS-REx asteroid mission heads for Earth flybySpaceflight Now
Look up! You might see NASA's asteroid-hunting spacecraft fly past EarthLos Angeles Times
NASA's OSIRIS-REx set for Earth flyby on way to Asteroid BennuSpaceFlight Insider
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Published on 22 September 2017 | 5:51 pm


Highest-Energy Cosmic Rays Have Extragalactic Origin - R & D Magazine


R & D Magazine

Highest-Energy Cosmic Rays Have Extragalactic Origin
R & D Magazine
The detectors are tanks filled with 12 tonnes of pure water, which are used to detect particles from air showers, cascades of secondary particles produced when cosmic rays enter Earth's atmosphere. As they travel through the tanks of water, the ...
Observatory detects extragalactic cosmic rays hitting the EarthEurekAlert (press release)
Didn't Scientists Already Know Where Cosmic Rays Come From?Scientific American (blog)
The most energetic cosmic rays pelting Earth are coming from outside our galaxyThe Verge
ZME Science -NBCNews.com -Sky & Telescope -Gizmodo
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Published on 22 September 2017 | 5:32 pm


Modern Humans and Neanderthals May Be More Similar Than We Imagined - Smithsonian


Smithsonian

Modern Humans and Neanderthals May Be More Similar Than We Imagined
Smithsonian
Neanderthal1.jpg. Skeleton of the Neanderthal boy recovered from the El Sidrón cave complex (Asturias, Spain). (Paleoanthropology Group MNCN-CSIC). By Ryan P. Smith. smithsonian.com. When the skull of the child was first discovered, it raised more ...
Neanderthal boy's skull reveals they grew like modern boysThe Guardian
Old Bones Show Neanderthal Kids Were A Lot Like Modern Human ChildrenInternational Business Times
Neanderthal children grew up like modern humans: studyDeccan Herald

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Published on 22 September 2017 | 5:22 pm


Nibiru, Planet X and Biblical prophecy: Will the world end Sept. 23? - AL.com


AL.com

Nibiru, Planet X and Biblical prophecy: Will the world end Sept. 23?
AL.com
Will Planet X or Nibiru strike the Earth Saturday? No, says NASA. (Contributed photo/NASA). Will Planet X or Nibiru strike the Earth Saturday? No, says NASA. (Contributed photo/NASA). 0 shares. By Leada Gore · [email protected] In the words of REM: It's ...
To understand the end of the world, it helps to run Microsoft Windows 7 or 8Quartz
The story of the 'end of the world' on Saturday has changed — well, sort ofkfor.com
Emergency broadcast alert warns TV viewers that the world is going to end on SaturdayBoing Boing
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Published on 22 September 2017 | 4:39 pm


Image: X-plane preliminary design model tests quiet supersonic technology - Phys.Org


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Image: X-plane preliminary design model tests quiet supersonic technology
Phys.Org
Samantha O'Flaherty, Test Engineer for Jacobs Technology Inc., finalizes the set-up of the Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) Preliminary Design Model inside the 14- by- 22 Foot Subsonic Tunnel at NASA Langley Research Center. Over the next ...
NASA starts testing tech for its "quiet" X-plane that promises supersonic flight without the boomAlphr

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Published on 22 September 2017 | 10:53 am


Analysis of titanium in ancient rocks creates upheaval in history of early Earth - Phys.Org


Phys.Org

Analysis of titanium in ancient rocks creates upheaval in history of early Earth
Phys.Org
The Earth's history is written in its elements, but as the tectonic plates slip and slide over and under each other over time, they muddy that evidence—and with it the secrets of why Earth can sustain life. A new study led by UChicago geochemists ...
Scientists Closing in on the Dawn of Plate TectonicsScientific American

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Published on 22 September 2017 | 10:35 am


Mass global extinction that wipes out human civilization will begin in 2100, mathematician predicts - Fox News


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Mass global extinction that wipes out human civilization will begin in 2100, mathematician predicts
Fox News
File photo: Smoke billows from a fire at a warehouse in Tottenham, north London, Britain, September 18, 2017. (REUTERS/Eddie Keogh). A mass extinction which wipes out humanity will be underway by the year 2100, scientists have claimed. By the end of ...
Sixth Mass Extinction is All But Guaranteed Math SaysGeek
Mathematics, Mass Extinction, Climate Change, & The Threshold Of CatastropheCleanTechnica
Mass Extinctions on Earth Coincided With Out-of-Whack Carbon CyclesSeeker
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Published on 22 September 2017 | 10:02 am


Fly me to the Moon: For some, lunar village takes shape - Phys.Org


Phys.Org

Fly me to the Moon: For some, lunar village takes shape
Phys.Org
The 1969-72 Apollo landings left us with an image of a lunar environment that was hostile and sterile. But scientists today says there is bounty in the Moon that can be unlocked with advanced technology, opening the way to a permanent human colony.
Irma Toppled NASA 'Moon Tree' From Apollo 14Newsmax
Europe's lunar village will see humans born on the MOON 'in a few decades'Daily Mail
First lunar babies will be born on the moon 'within decades', claims European Space Agency ambassadorThe Sun
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Published on 22 September 2017 | 6:20 am


Scientists just discovered the first brainless animal that sleeps - Washington Post


Washington Post

Scientists just discovered the first brainless animal that sleeps
Washington Post
It was well past midnight when Michael Abrams, Claire Bedbrook and Ravi Nath crept into the Caltech lab where they were keeping their jellyfish. They didn't bother switching on the lights, opting instead to navigate the maze of desks and equipment by ...
How Three Friends Proved That Jellyfish Can SleepNew York Times
Deep Sleep: Even Jellyfish Need Their SlumberU.S. News & World Report
Do All Animals Sleep? Brainless Jellyfish Still Need Rest, Study FindsNewsweek
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Published on 21 September 2017 | 4:05 pm


Asteroid Odd Couple: Spitting Space-Rock Duo Is Truly Bizarre - Space.com


Space.com

Asteroid Odd Couple: Spitting Space-Rock Duo Is Truly Bizarre
Space.com
In the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, scientists have discovered a pair of space rocks, collectively called 288P, that don't behave like anything previously observed in that region. The rocks' strange characteristics could provide new clues ...
This Is One of the Strangest Objects Ever Discovered in the Solar SystemGizmodo
Hubble Just Spotted a Bizarre New Object in Our Solar SystemSeeker
Hubble Discovers a New Type of AsteroidExtremeTech
Phys.Org -Tech Times -Space Ref (press release) -International Business Times
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Published on 20 September 2017 | 7:47 pm








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