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  • Preliminary Scan Suggests This Interstellar Visitor Is Not an Alien Spaceship - Gizmodo December 14, 2017
    GizmodoPreliminary Scan Suggests This Interstellar Visitor Is Not an Alien SpaceshipGizmodoOn October 19, 2017, astronomers witnessed the first known interstellar asteroid—a bizarre, cigar-shaped rock that, just as quickly as it entered into our Solar System, exited in a hurry. Not satisfied that 'Oumuamua, as it's been named, is just an ...Astronomers are listening for alien […]
  • Exploding alien bodies' space death-rays gave Earth its radiation cloak - The Register December 14, 2017
    The RegisterExploding alien bodies' space death-rays gave Earth its radiation cloakThe RegisterScientists have solved a 60-year mystery by figuring out the source of harmful and highly energetic electrons whizzing around in Earth's inner radiation belt. Space is more than the final frontier. It is treacherous beyond belief. Earth is circled by ...Six-decade-old space mystery solved […]
  • Record Breaker! 8th Alien Planet Found Around Distant Star - Space.com December 14, 2017
    NewsweekRecord Breaker! 8th Alien Planet Found Around Distant StarSpace.comThe discovery of an eighth planet around the star Kepler-90 marks the first time a star system has been found to have the same number of planets as our own solar system. NASA unveiled the discovery Dec. 14, 2017. Credit: NASA/Ames Research Center/Wendy ...Google's AI found an […]
  • Trump Wants to Go to the Moon. Do Private Space Companies? - Slate Magazine December 14, 2017
    Slate MagazineTrump Wants to Go to the Moon. Do Private Space Companies?Slate MagazineSpace exploration is done via partnership these days, and the private sector is generally less enthused about more moon landings. By Neel V. Patel. Photo illustration by Natalie Matthews-Ramo. Photos by Sergydv/Thinkstock and Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty ...Will Trump send Americans to the Moon? Money […]
  • Monster Sharks: Four Fierce Giants That Rival Greenland's Ancient Beast - Newsweek December 14, 2017
    NewsweekMonster Sharks: Four Fierce Giants That Rival Greenland's Ancient BeastNewsweekSharks have been making headlines recently after a 2016 report of a Greenland shark that was around 512 years old resurfaced this week. In November, a dinosaur-era frilled shark was on our minds. The ocean's deadliest sharp-toothed predators are both ...512-Year-Old Shark, Believed To Be Oldest […]
  • Blue Origin's Test Flight This Week Included Medical Tech, Student Experiments - Space.com December 14, 2017
    Space.comBlue Origin's Test Flight This Week Included Medical Tech, Student ExperimentsSpace.comBlue Origin's New Shepard rocket launched and successfully landed in West Texas on Dec. 12, 2017, carrying a crew capsule that brought a variety of experimental payloads into microgravity for a short time. Credit: Blue Origin. Astronauts who suffer ...Blue Origin Successfully Tests Revised Rocket […]
  • Soyuz MS-05 trio lands in Kazakhstan after 138-day ISS stay - SpaceFlight Insider December 14, 2017
    SpaceFlight InsiderSoyuz MS-05 trio lands in Kazakhstan after 138-day ISS staySpaceFlight InsiderReturning from the black of space to the cold of Kazakhstan, three International Space Station crew members have returned to Earth after 138 days in space. Soyuz MS-05 landed at 2:37 p.m. Kazakh time (3:37 a.m. EST / 08:37 GMT) Dec. 14, 2017. NASA […]
  • How Global Warming Fueled Five Extreme Weather Events - New York Times December 14, 2017
    New York TimesHow Global Warming Fueled Five Extreme Weather EventsNew York TimesExtreme weather left its mark across the planet in 2016, the hottest year in recorded history. Record heat baked Asia and the Arctic. Droughts gripped Brazil and southern Africa. The Great Barrier Reef suffered its worst bleaching event in memory ...We are creating a […]
  • A grand year for the Geminids - EarthSky December 14, 2017
    EarthSkyA grand year for the GeminidsEarthSkyThe Geminid meteor shower peaked on the mornings of December 13 and 14. We heard many reports of excellent displays! Photos here. Tweet. Share. Share. Pin. Mail. Share. “The Geminids are good,” reported veteran meteor observer Eliot Herman in Tucson ...Geminid Meteor Shower 2017: The Best Photos of Last Night's […]