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A seventh grader named NASA's newest Mars rover

A seventh grader named NASA's newest Mars rover

18 hours ago   |   Science News for Students

A seventh grader named NASA's newest Mars rover : Meet Perseverance. It's NASA's next ambassador to the Red Planet. The Mars rover's new name was announced March 5. NASA held a...
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An asteroid strike may have popped the surface of Mars

1 day ago   |   New Scientist

An unusually round and symmetrical deposit on Mars may be the result of an impact that popped the surface of the planet, causing a volcanic eruption less than 200,000 years ago
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The U.S. has resisted the metric system for more than 50 years

1 day ago   |   Science News for Students

The U.S. has resisted the metric system for more than 50 years : Ten years to metric, Science News , April 4, 1970 - Australia is taking its first brisk steps toward conversion...
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TS-Optics Photoline 60mm, f/6 FPL53 apochromatic refractor

TS-Optics Photoline 60mm, f/6 FPL53 apochromatic refractor

4 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

For casual terrestrial observations and quick looks at the Moon the TS PhotoLine 60mm, f/6 is quite at home on a sturdy photo tripod such as the author's Manfrotto 055 shown...
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Life on Mars: NASA sending golden box to Red Planet to allow human terraformation 

Life on Mars: NASA sending golden box to Red Planet to allow human terraformation 

5 days ago   |   Daily Express

NASA is moving one step closer to allowing life on Mars by sending a golden box to the Red Planet that could allow humans to breathe despite its harsh conditions.
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Venus may have an underground magma ocean spanning the whole planet

5 days ago   |   New Scientist

When Earth and Venus formed, they both had global magma oceans deep underground. Earth's has turned solid by now, but Venus's may still remain hidden
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Coronavirus shock: Pandemic lockdowns have changed how the planet SOUNDS and vibrates

Coronavirus shock: Pandemic lockdowns have changed how the planet SOUNDS and vibrates

5 days ago   |   Daily Express

CORONAVIRUS lockdowns are affecting the planet itself, with seismometers across the globe witnessing a decrease in vibrations caused by human activity.
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Space weather forecast: Solar storm INCOMING this weekend

Space weather forecast: Solar storm INCOMING this weekend

6 days ago   |   Daily Express

A SOLAR storm is expected to hit Earth on Saturday, just as our planet exited a strong stream of solar particles.
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Frances Perkins Was Ready!

Frances Perkins Was Ready!

6 days ago   |   Social Science Space

“Most of man's problems upon this planet, in the long history of the race, have been met and solved either partially or as a whole by experiment based on common sense and...
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Coronavirus: Can you catch coronavirus from your pets? Study reveals all

Coronavirus: Can you catch coronavirus from your pets? Study reveals all

7 days ago   |   Daily Express

CORONAVIRUS has infected more than 780,000 people across the planet, with authorities struggling to contain the virus. But are pets contributing to the spread of the virus?
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Pink Moon 2020 meaning: Will the Full Moon turn pink tonight?

Pink Moon 2020 meaning: Will the Full Moon turn pink tonight?

TONIGHT'S Pink Moon will light up the night skies with its beautiful glow - but what is the meaning behind the Pink Moon and will the Moon turn pink? Read more ...

Pink Moon 2020: NASA welcomes the Pink Supermoon - 'Most super' Full Moon...

Pink Moon 2020: NASA welcomes the Pink Supermoon - 'Most super' Full Moon this year

A PINK MOON tonight will be the biggest and brightest Full Moon of the year, NASA has announced. Read more ...

Supermoon 2020: What time is the Supermoon tonight? When to see the Pink...

Supermoon 2020: What time is the Supermoon tonight? When to see the Pink Supermoon?

A SUPERMOON this week promises to light up the night skies with its eerie glow - but what time is the Supermoon tonight? Read more ...

After problem-plagued test flight, Boeing will refly crew capsule without...

After problem-plagued test flight, Boeing will refly crew capsule without astronauts

In this file photo from 2019, technicians prepare Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft for fueling before its first unpiloted space mission. Credit: Boeing Boeing officials... Read more ...

Supermoon: Brian Cox's brilliant stargazing guide for amateur astronomers...

Supermoon: Brian Cox's brilliant stargazing guide for amateur astronomers revealed

STARGAZING is as popular as ever right now with the UK in lockdown, and Brian Cox recommends two constellations that anyone can spot without special equipment. Read more ...

Researchers at Northwestern University are working on a self-sanitizing mask...

Researchers at Northwestern University are working on a self-sanitizing mask design to slow the spread of pandemics like COVID-19

Researchers at Northwestern University are trying to develop an insert for existing masks that would deactivate viruses before they were airborne. Funding for the project came... Read more ...

Full Moon dates 2020: When are the Full Moons this year?

Full Moon dates 2020: When are the Full Moons this year?

TONIGHT'S Full Moon is the spectacular Pink Supermoon - but when are the other Full Moons this year? Read more ...

SpaceX shock: Starlink's US military partnership warning - 'Chinese will...

SpaceX shock: Starlink's US military partnership warning - 'Chinese will respond in kind'

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Caroline Calloway and the whys, whens, and wheres of influence

Caroline Calloway and the whys, whens, and wheres of influence

It's the twentysomethings and current affairs so often feel like sophisticated, horrible, science fiction. Exploring the boundaries of the real and the imaginary, Confused News... Read more ...

The real JT Leroy, Savannah Knoop, on identity in the age of deepfakes

The real JT Leroy, Savannah Knoop, on identity in the age of deepfakes

It's the twentysomethings and current affairs so often feel like sophisticated, horrible, science fiction. Exploring the boundaries of the real and the imaginary, Confused News... Read more ...