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Diving into Earth's interior helps scientists unravel secrets of diamond formation - Phys.org

Diving into Earth's interior helps scientists unravel secrets of diamond formation  Phys.org

Understanding the global carbon cycle provides scientists with vital clues about the planet's habitability.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 3:05 pm


480-Million-Year-Old Mystery Creature Finally Identified from Its Preserved Guts - Live Science

480-Million-Year-Old Mystery Creature Finally Identified from Its Preserved Guts  Live Science

For the past 150 years, scientists have hotly debated a mysterious creature that lived hundreds of millions of years ago, long before dinosaurs walked the Earth.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 12:46 pm


That's FarFarOut, man! Most distant object in the solar system is spotted by scientists - Daily Mail

That's FarFarOut, man! Most distant object in the solar system is spotted by scientists  Daily Mail

Dr Scott Sheppard, an astronomer at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington DC, found the object when analysing some data when a talk he was ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 12:19 pm


Is lab-grown meat actually worse for the environment? - Vox.com

Is lab-grown meat actually worse for the environment?  Vox.com

The idea that we should get our hamburgers from a lab and not from a slaughterhouse — the basic premise of the “cultured meat” or “clean meat” movement ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 12:10 pm


NASA’s Space Shuttle Rises From the Dead to Power New Vehicles - WIRED

NASA’s Space Shuttle Rises From the Dead to Power New Vehicles  WIRED

New documents show that Boeing wants to use Space Shuttle engines on a secret military project, the latest move to reuse parts of the famous vehicle.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 12:00 pm


NASA releases interactive book that shows beauty of Earth from space - Economic Times

NASA releases interactive book that shows beauty of Earth from space  Economic Times

It is difficult to capture and then collate the immense beauty of our planet in a single book. However, NASA's latest interactive book has been able to do just that, ...

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Published on 22 February 2019 | 9:50 am


Were Dinosaurs Killed Off By Asteroid Or Volcanoes? Scientists Debate - NDTV News

Were Dinosaurs Killed Off By Asteroid Or Volcanoes? Scientists Debate  NDTV News

Washington: Every school child knows the dinosaurs were killed off by an asteroid smashing into the Earth some 66 million years ago. But scientists say the story ...

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Published on 22 February 2019 | 7:23 am


22 years since Dolly the first cloned sheep, here's how her legacy has come along - Firstpost

22 years since Dolly the first cloned sheep, here's how her legacy has come along  Firstpost

Decades later, we're inching closer to the promised land Dolly's birth had painted all those years ago.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 5:53 am


The World Just Got Closer to a Controversial Mosquito 'Wipe Out' Experiment - ScienceAlert

The World Just Got Closer to a Controversial Mosquito 'Wipe Out' Experiment  ScienceAlert

Scientists are genetically modifying mosquitoes in a high-security lab – and they're hoping the insects will help wipe out some of the mosquito-borne diseases ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 5:32 am


Astronomers discover solar system's most distant object, nicknamed 'FarFarOut' - Science Magazine

Astronomers discover solar system's most distant object, nicknamed 'FarFarOut'  Science Magazine

For most people, snow days aren't very productive. Some people, though, use the time to discover the most distant object in the solar system. That's what Scott ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 3:23 am


Watch Israel's historic moon launch live - From the Grapevine

Watch Israel's historic moon launch live  From the Grapevine

Watch Israel's Beresheet ship hitch a ride from Cape Canaveral with the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 3:21 am


Lunar Launch Boosts SpaceX Into New Sphere of Business - Forbes

Lunar Launch Boosts SpaceX Into New Sphere of Business  Forbes

SpaceX's successful launch of a company's lunar lander today (Feb. 21) is one small step on a long journey that could one day, see people or interplanetary ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 2:30 am


A SpaceX rocket carries an Israeli lunar lander into orbit - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A SpaceX rocket carries an Israeli lunar lander into orbit  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Can a scrappy Israeli nonprofit land on the moon on a $100 million shoestring? Tonight it took the first step as launched into orbit. Until now, only three nations ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 2:10 am


NASA photo essay shows the Earth in stunning glory | Photos - NEWS.com.au

NASA photo essay shows the Earth in stunning glory | Photos  NEWS.com.au

There is a quote attributed to influential American academic, author and educator Lewis Thomas that perfectly captures the awe-inspiring beauty of Earth and its ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 2:01 am


Japanese startup plans to test an experimental battery on the Moon - The Verge

Japanese startup plans to test an experimental battery on the Moon  The Verge

A type of battery still in development here on Earth could head to the Moon as early as 2021 on board a commercial lunar lander. Japanese startup ispace plans ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 2:00 am


Understanding peppers and chilis from around the world - Science Daily

Understanding peppers and chilis from around the world  Science Daily

Capsicum is a major vegetable and spice crop worldwide. Global production of both *fresh* and dried fruit continues to increase steadily in terms of area ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 1:56 am


SpaceX, Boeing Design Risks Threaten New Delays for US Space Program - The Wire

SpaceX, Boeing Design Risks Threaten New Delays for US Space Program  The Wire

NASA's safety advisory panel cited four "key risk items" in its 2018 annual report earlier this month.

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Published on 22 February 2019 | 1:48 am


NASA Selects Experiments for Possible Lunar Flights in 2019 - Idaho State Journal

NASA Selects Experiments for Possible Lunar Flights in 2019  Idaho State Journal

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA has selected 12 science and technology demonstration payloads to fly to the Moon as early as the end of ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 10:44 pm


Deal reveals what scientists in Germany are paying for open access - Science Magazine

Deal reveals what scientists in Germany are paying for open access  Science Magazine

Project Deal, a consortium of libraries, universities, and research institutes in Germany, has unveiled an unprecedented deal with a major journal ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 10:24 pm


“Extreme Relic”–Merging Black Holes Illuminated By Object Millions Times Smaller - The Daily Galaxy --Great Discoveries Channel

“Extreme Relic”–Merging Black Holes Illuminated By Object Millions Times Smaller  The Daily Galaxy --Great Discoveries Channel

In the nearby Whirlpool galaxy and its companion galaxy, M51b, two supermassive black holes heat up and devour surrounding material. These two monsters ...

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Published on 21 February 2019 | 4:48 pm


Deaf Students Feel the Universe's Vibrations in New Workshop - The Wire

Deaf Students Feel the Universe's Vibrations in New Workshop  The Wire

Students experienced the vibrations of Earth's auroras, the Sun's flares, Jupiter's bow shock and Saturn's rings in an outreach activity designed specifically for ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 3:48 pm


Squid could provide an eco-friendly alternative to plastics - Nanowerk

Squid could provide an eco-friendly alternative to plastics  Nanowerk

Self-healing fabric, abrasion-resistant coatings, precision drug delivery and smart textiles are among the potential applications of squid 'ring tooth' protein.

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Published on 21 February 2019 | 2:28 pm


Innovative nanocoating technology harnesses sunlight to degrade microplastics - domain-B

Innovative nanocoating technology harnesses sunlight to degrade microplastics  domain-B

21 February 2019. Low density polyethylene film (LDPE) microplastic fragments, successfully degraded in water using visible-light-excited heterogeneous ZnO ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 9:37 am


NASA asteroid WARNING: 500-metre meteorite barrelling towards Earth THIS AFTERNOON - Express.co.uk

NASA asteroid WARNING: 500-metre meteorite barrelling towards Earth THIS AFTERNOON  Express.co.uk

NASA has confirmed an asteroid the size of a skyscraper is hurtling towards Earth at 60000mph today.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:40 am


2019’s second Supermoon Bhopali skywatchers in for a treat - Times of India

2019’s second Supermoon Bhopali skywatchers in for a treat  Times of India

Bhopal: The city sky-watchers were in for a treat as 2019's second Supermoon appeared on Tuesday.

Published on 20 February 2019 | 11:13 pm


Earth may be 140 years away from reaching carbon levels not seen in 56 mln years: study - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Earth may be 140 years away from reaching carbon levels not seen in 56 mln years: study - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

CHICAGO, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- Total human carbon dioxide emissions could match those of Earth's last major greenhouse warming event in fewer than five ...

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Published on 20 February 2019 | 10:44 pm


Astrocomb Helps Make Hunt for Earth-Like Planets More Precise - Interesting Engineering

Astrocomb Helps Make Hunt for Earth-Like Planets More Precise  Interesting Engineering

New technology is helping scientists look for Earth-like planets with more precision than ever before. A National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 3:23 pm








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