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  • Will Britain join the space race? - Christian Science Monitor February 21, 2017
    Christian Science MonitorWill Britain join the space race?Christian Science MonitorSome in Parliament are advocating for a British spaceport, but if the country wants to compete in the satellite-launch market, it will have some catching up to do. Monitor's Best: Top 5. Milo Yiannopoulos invited to conservative summit, then disinvited ...After China And India, UK Plans To […]
  • Scientists want YOU to help make a solar eclipse movie - Christian Science Monitor February 21, 2017
    WFLAScientists want YOU to help make a solar eclipse movieChristian Science MonitorScientists from UC Berkeley and Google hope to create the most complete record of a solar eclipse ever, harnessing citizen scientists – and that means they need your help. Monitor's Best: Top 5 ...Megamovie project to crowdsource images of August solar eclipseUC BerkeleySix-Month Countdown Begins […]
  • This group wants Pluto to be a planet again — and bring hundreds of objects along with it - Astronomy Magazine February 21, 2017
    Astronomy MagazineThis group wants Pluto to be a planet again — and bring hundreds of objects along with itAstronomy MagazineAlan Stern, principal investigator of the New Horizons mission, is ready to make Pluto a planet again ... along with Ganymede and hundreds of other objects. By John Wenz | Published: Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Small_bodies_of_the_Solar_System. […]
  • First national 'bee map' charts their decline – but hopes to stem the trend - Christian Science Monitor February 21, 2017
    Christian Science MonitorFirst national 'bee map' charts their decline – but hopes to stem the trendChristian Science MonitorUS agriculture needs bees more than ever before, and a new map aims to help farmers and conservationists pinpoint where that need is greatest. Monitor's Best: Top 5. Milo Yiannopoulos invited to conservative summit, then disinvited · A […]
  • Crack in Antarctic ice shelf likely to spawn iceberg - USA TODAY February 21, 2017
    USA TODAYCrack in Antarctic ice shelf likely to spawn icebergUSA TODAYVideo released Tuesday shows detailed imagery of a massive crack in an Antarctic ice shelf. The 110-mile crack in the Larsen C ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula is likely to create a massive iceberg larger than Rhode Island. The British Antarctic ...Watch the ever-growing […]
  • Every 200 years California suffers a storm of biblical proportions — this year's rains are just a precursor - The Verge February 21, 2017
    The VergeEvery 200 years California suffers a storm of biblical proportions — this year's rains are just a precursorThe VergeA series of storms have inundated California over the past few weeks, and the latest deluge is currently swelling rivers and reservoirs that are already spilling over. Vast swathes of California continue to be at risk […]
  • Science activism on the rise: Boston rally is latest iteration - Christian Science Monitor February 21, 2017
    Christian Science MonitorScience activism on the rise: Boston rally is latest iterationChristian Science MonitorFaced with the possibility of cuts to research agencies and fears about suppression of data, attendees at Sunday's rally added their voices to a growing chorus of concerned scientists. Monitor's Best: Top 5 ...The Time is Right for Assertive Science: Scicomm in the […]
  • Tully the Spineless Monster? Experts Say Ancient Beast Had No Backbone - Live Science February 21, 2017
    Live ScienceTully the Spineless Monster? Experts Say Ancient Beast Had No BackboneLive ScienceAn artistic interpretation of Tullimonstrum gregarium at Mazon Creek, Illinois, where many of the creatures' fossilized remains were found. The so-called monsters are shown here as the small creatures with the hammerhead-like eyes. Credit: John Megahan.Is evolution a lie? The Tully Monster suggests […]
  • India's Barren Island volcano active again - CNN February 21, 2017
    CNNIndia's Barren Island volcano active againCNNNew Delhi (CNN) India's only live volcano is active again, say Indian scientists who witnessed the mountain spewing lava and billowing clouds of black smoke. The Barren Island volcano, on a remote uninhabited island off the country's eastern coast, had ...India's only volcano on Barren Island active againUPI.comBarren Island volcano erupts […]
  • Florida survey spots record number of manatees - CNN February 21, 2017
    Naples HeraldFlorida survey spots record number of manateesCNN(CNN) There's some good news out of Florida: For the third straight year, spotters counted more than 6,000 manatees navigating Florida's waters. An aerial survey ending earlier this month had a preliminary total of 6,620 creatures, compared to 6,250 in ...Scientists: 6620 manatees in Florida watersThe News-PressRecord manatees […]