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  • A spacecraft graveyard exists in the middle of the ocean — here's what's down there - Business Insider October 22, 2017
    Business InsiderA spacecraft graveyard exists in the middle of the ocean — here's what's down thereBusiness InsiderLarge satellites, space stations, and other objects can pose a threat when they fall to the ground. As a result, many nations de-orbit old spacecraft over the most remote place on Earth, called Point Nemo. This "spacecraft cemetery" is […]
  • Hillsdale College professor part of groundbreaking astrophysics discovery - MLive.com October 22, 2017
    MLive.comHillsdale College professor part of groundbreaking astrophysics discoveryMLive.comHILLSDALE, MI - A Hillsdale College assistant professor in physics is part of a recent groundbreaking and historic discovery in astrophysics. Ryan Lang is one of only three professors from Michigan institutions participating in an international ...Arizona astronomer among first to see kilonova, a cosmic 'train wreck'Payson RoundupBall: […]
  • NASA gives Dawn mission second extension - SpaceFlight Insider October 22, 2017
    SpaceFlight InsiderNASA gives Dawn mission second extensionSpaceFlight InsiderCGI rendition of NASA's Dawn spacecraft above the dwarf planet Ceres – as seen in images from the mission. NASA/JPL-Caltech. NASA's Dawn spacecraft, which has been orbiting Ceres since March 2015, has just been given a second mission extension, ...NASA is extending Dawn's mission over Ceres for a second […]
  • See it! Orionid meteors this weekend - EarthSky October 22, 2017
    EarthSkySee it! Orionid meteors this weekendEarthSkyAn Orionid meteor streaking away from the constellation Orion early in the morning on October 21, 2017 – Jersey Shore, New Jersey – via John Entwistle Photography. Steve Scanlon Photography wrote on October 21: “Waking up early pays off. I caught this ...How to watch this weekend's incredible Orionid meteor showerBGROrionids […]
  • Teenage Dinosaur Fossil Discovery Reveals What Puberty Was Like for a Tyrannosaur - DeathRattleSports.com October 22, 2017
    DeathRattleSports.comTeenage Dinosaur Fossil Discovery Reveals What Puberty Was Like for a TyrannosaurDeathRattleSports.comYou may regret photographs of your awkward teenage years, but at least they won't be fossilized for people to dig up 76 million years from now. Paleontologists are thrilled a dinosaur didn't get quite so lucky, because it means they were able to ...Nearly […]
  • Science confirms spiders and snakes are innately terrifying - New York Post October 21, 2017
    New York PostScience confirms spiders and snakes are innately terrifyingNew York PostResearchers from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Germany and Uppsala University, Sweden came to the skin-crawling conclusion after testing 32 six-month old babies for their reactions to photos of flowers and fish ...Fear Of Spiders And Snakes Stems […]
  • A newly discovered moon tunnel could be the perfect place for a colony, scientists say - Washington Post October 21, 2017
    Washington PostA newly discovered moon tunnel could be the perfect place for a colony, scientists sayWashington PostAt the close of the Apollo age, a year before the final moonwalk in 1972, a NASA researcher argued that vast tunnels lie beneath the lunar surface. There was good reason to think so. Lava from ancient volcanoes might […]
  • 9.7-million-year-old teeth discovery in Germany could re-write human history - USA TODAY October 21, 2017
    USA TODAY9.7-million-year-old teeth discovery in Germany could re-write human historyUSA TODAYThe great ape teeth found in Eppelsheim last year could topple the understanding of our earliest history. Herbert Lutz, head of the excavation team, tells Deutsche Welle what the find means to him — and how it almost didn't happen. A little over a ...9.7 […]
  • Mars hydrothermal deposits hint at habitable conditions - SpaceFlight Insider October 21, 2017
    SpaceFlight InsiderMars hydrothermal deposits hint at habitable conditionsSpaceFlight InsiderThis view of a portion of the Eridania region of Mars shows blocks of deep-basin deposits that have been surrounded and partially buried by younger volcanic deposits. (Click for full view) Image & Caption Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS. A recent report ..."Unique in the Solar System"--NASA Detects Mars' Invisible […]
  • Nearly 200 report fireball streaking across Northeast sky - Allentown Morning Call October 21, 2017
    Allentown Morning CallNearly 200 report fireball streaking across Northeast skyAllentown Morning CallThe American Meteor Society says the flash of light that was spotted on Wednesday afternoon in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maryland and Delaware was a very bright meteor.Nearly 200 report fireball streaking across New Jersey skyAsbury Park […]