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Asteroid tracker: NASA captures INCREDIBLE space rock video completing near-Earth approach

Asteroid tracker: NASA captures INCREDIBLE space rock video completing near-Earth approach

7 days ago   |   Daily Express

ASTEROID experts at US space agency NASA and the University of Hawaii have released a remarkable video of a space rock passing our planet.
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Radcliffe Fellow Dr. João Alves On Discovering the "Radcliffe Wave"

Radcliffe Fellow Dr. João Alves On Discovering the "Radcliffe Wave"

7 days ago   |   Harvard

June 30, 2020 Astronomer João Alves came to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study to create a 3D map of the sky, but what he discovered overturned the common conception of...
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Volcano eruption - not meteor strike - triggered mini Ice Age 13,000 years ago

Volcano eruption - not meteor strike - triggered mini Ice Age 13,000 years ago

8 days ago   |   Daily Express

A MAJOR cooling period in Earth's history could have been caused by huge volcanic eruptions across the planet, experts have claimed.
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Let's learn about exoplanets

8 days ago   |   Science News for Students

Let's learn about exoplanets : Most of us probably aren't going far away for a vacation this year. But we can still daydream. How about a rock-climbing trip on Proxima b?...
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As three probes head for Mars, Curiosity nears eighth anniversary on red planet

As three probes head for Mars, Curiosity nears eighth anniversary on red planet

8 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

With three probes on their way to Mars, NASA's Curiosity rover will celebrate its eighth year on Mars 6 August as it continues to explore the lower regions of Mount Sharp in...
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Radio astronomers measure star's wobble, find Saturn-size exoplanet

Radio astronomers measure star's wobble, find Saturn-size exoplanet

8 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

An artist's impression of a newly discovered Saturn-class exoplanet orbiting a cool dwarf star. The planet was discovered by measuring slight changes in the star's position...
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Sub-glacial melting, not flowing rivers, may explain martian channels

Sub-glacial melting, not flowing rivers, may explain martian channels

9 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

A collage showing Martian valleys at top superimposed with glacial meltwater channels on Devon Island in the Canadian arctic at bottom. The similarity of the channels is...
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Space mystery: Can you guess where this incredible satellite photo was taken?

Space mystery: Can you guess where this incredible satellite photo was taken?

9 days ago   |   Daily Express

SPACE photos can reveal the natural wonders of the planet in ways land-based photography cannot - but can you guess where this satellite photo was taken?
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Ancient valleys on Mars may have been carved by glaciers

9 days ago   |   New Scientist   |   2 articles

Some areas on Mars are covered in huge valleys that many think were carved by rivers in the planet's warmer past, but they may have actually been formed by glaciers, pointing...
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UK weather alert: Britain's coast at risk as scientists issue dire climate change warning

UK weather alert: Britain's coast at risk as scientists issue dire climate change warning

9 days ago   |   Daily Express

AN EXTRA 23 million people, including hundreds of thousands in the UK, will see a drastic increase in coastal flooding within the next 30 years as climate change continues to...
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Meteor shower LIVE stream: How to watch the Perseids meteor shower TONIGHT

Meteor shower LIVE stream: How to watch the Perseids meteor shower TONIGHT

PERSEIDS - the most popular meteor shower of the year - will peak in intensity tonight. Find out how you can watch the Perseid meteor shower live online. Read more ...

Can mHealth Technology Help Mitigate the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Can mHealth Technology Help Mitigate the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Adans-Dester C, Ruiz-Esparza GU, Williamson L, and Bonato P. 8/13/2020. “ Can mHealth Technology Help Mitigate the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic? ” IEEE Open Journal of... Read more ...

ALMA spots unusually stable galaxy shining early in cosmic history

ALMA spots unusually stable galaxy shining early in cosmic history

The ALMA radio telescope array captures a ring of fire - the light from a remote, well-formed galaxy more than 12 billion light years away that was gravitationally magnified as... Read more ...

Coronavirus breakthrough: Blood test could reveal if COVID-19 would be FATAL...

Coronavirus breakthrough: Blood test could reveal if COVID-19 would be FATAL for patients

CORONAVIRUS researchers may have found a new way to test whether people are likely to be severely affected by the virus. Read more ...

Thinking of Taking an Academic Job in China? Better Plan Carefully

Thinking of Taking an Academic Job in China? Better Plan Carefully

Chinese universities are increasingly becoming increasingly attractive destinations for social researchers from abroad. On the one hand, Chinese academia is seeking to... Read more ...

Beirut explosion: NASA astronaut pays tribute from the ISS

Beirut explosion: NASA astronaut pays tribute from the ISS

A NASA astronaut has paid tribute to the victims of the devastating explosion which rocked Beirut last week, by sharing a stunning view of the Lebanese city from space. Read more ...

NASA shows off Mars' 'candy coloured' moon Phobos in stunning pics

NASA shows off Mars' 'candy coloured' moon Phobos in stunning pics

NASA has released a multi-coloured image of Mars' moon Phobos, making the Red Planet's lunar satellite look like "candy" floating through space. Read more ...

Back at Cape Canaveral, SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule preps for next mission

Back at Cape Canaveral, SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule preps for next mission

SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft returned to Cape Canaveral on Aug. 7 aboard the “Go Navigator” recovery ship. Credit: Stephen Clark/Spaceflight Now Fresh off a 64-day test... Read more ...

CSI stars William Peterson and Jorja Fox are ‘in talks' for 20th anniversary...

CSI stars William Peterson and Jorja Fox are ‘in talks' for 20th anniversary revival series

The CSI: Crime Scene Investigation revival series is still in talks CSI: Crime Scene Investigation's potential revival series could well be happening after all as the show's... Read more ...

End of the Universe: How the Universe will die, according to physicists

End of the Universe: How the Universe will die, according to physicists

THE END of the Universe will be a slow fizzling out of all stars until there is pitch blackness throughout the cosmos, researchers have revealed. Read more ...