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  • Scientists In Colorado, Around World Reconsider The Mighty Tyrannosaurus Rex - CBS Local July 20, 2017
    CBS LocalScientists In Colorado, Around World Reconsider The Mighty Tyrannosaurus RexCBS LocalDENVER (CBS4) – Scientists in Colorado and around the world are rethinking everything they thought they knew about the world's most popular dinosaur. tyrannosaurus rex 1 Scientists In Colorado, Around World Reconsider The Mighty Tyrannosaurus Rex.Sorry, 'Jurassic Park' fans: The T. rex couldn't run, […]
  • Rock find 'rewrites' Australian human history - BBC News July 20, 2017
    BBC NewsRock find 'rewrites' Australian human historyBBC NewsArchaeologists have found the first evidence to suggest that Aboriginal people have been in Australia for at least 65,000 years. The discovery indicates their arrival on the continent was up to 18,000 years earlier than previously thought. It was made ...First Humans in Australia Arrived Thousands of Years […]
  • Russia to launch satellite that will become brightest man-made object in sky - 9news.com.au July 20, 2017
    9news.com.auRussia to launch satellite that will become brightest man-made object in sky9news.com.auThe night sky will be welcoming a new source of light with an experimental Russian satellite set to become the third brightest object behind only the sun and the moon. Developed by the Moscow Polytechnic University, the satellite Mayak – the Russian ...Russian satellite […]
  • 9-year-old's stumble leads to million-year-old fossil discovery - SFGate July 19, 2017
    SFGate9-year-old's stumble leads to million-year-old fossil discoverySFGateNine-year-old Jude Sparks was playing with his brother in the New Mexican desert when he tripped and landed beside a massive skull. "I didn't know what it was," Sparks, now aged 10, told El Paso ABC affiliate KVIA. "I just knew it wasn't usual." Sparks ...Boy trips, falls and […]
  • Elon Musk calls for a moon base to be built to 'fire up' public interest in space - and admits SpaceX's megarocket ... - Daily Mail July 19, 2017
    Daily MailElon Musk calls for a moon base to be built to 'fire up' public interest in space - and admits SpaceX's megarocket ...Daily MailElon Musk has called for a human outpost to be built on the moon to boost public interest and 'continue the dream' of the Apollo missions. The SpaceX founder, speaking at […]
  • The Enormous Larsen C Iceberg Is Beginning to Break Apart - Seeker July 19, 2017
    SeekerThe Enormous Larsen C Iceberg Is Beginning to Break ApartSeekerAs the Delaware-sized chunk of ice drifts out to sea, scientists are monitoring the edges of the Larsen C shelf for further signs of collapse. By Brian Kahn, Climate Central. July 19, 2017. 4:53 PM EDT. Share on Facebook · Tweet this article · Email.The Antarctic […]
  • What a Total Solar Eclipse Looks Like From Space - New York Times July 19, 2017
    New York TimesWhat a Total Solar Eclipse Looks Like From SpaceNew York TimesWhen the total solar eclipse traces a path on Aug. 21 from Oregon to South Carolina, millions will turn their gaze upward as the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, darkening the sky in the middle of the day. But what […]
  • Humans have generated one billion elephants worth of plastic - Wired.co.uk July 19, 2017
    Wired.co.ukHumans have generated one billion elephants worth of plasticWired.co.ukIn 1957, Knerr & Medlin made the first hula hoop. Its cylindrical splendour and appealing bounciness made it a firm favourite. The iconic Lego block and Barbie doll were to follow before the end of the decade. Plastic moulded itself into the image of ...Study: 91 Percent […]
  • NASA wanted to talk about science. A congressman wanted to ask about Martian civilizations. - Washington Post July 19, 2017
    Washington PostNASA wanted to talk about science. A congressman wanted to ask about Martian civilizations.Washington PostSome of NASA's brightest minds were invited to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to tell members of Congress about water that once ran across Mars, and the possibility of life on Europa and missions to explore them. “Good questions,” the chairman […]
  • Space Stations: Archaeological Sites in Low-Earth Orbit - Scientific American July 19, 2017
    Scientific AmericanSpace Stations: Archaeological Sites in Low-Earth OrbitScientific AmericanWhat do you see in this photo? Space archaeologists have catalogued more than 30 cultural artifacts in this image, including Russian Orthodox icons and a photo of cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first human in space. Credit: NASA Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0).BB-8 Flies? Adorable Japanese Drone Ball Tours […]