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  • NASA fact-checks Anonymous on alien-life claims - CNET June 28, 2017
    CNETNASA fact-checks Anonymous on alien-life claimsCNETA video claiming it had the scoop on forthcoming NASA news about alien life went viral. NASA quickly debunked that claim. Laura Hautala/CNET. For a while online this week, the word was that hacker collective Anonymous may have uncovered an imminent ...NASA to Anonymous: No, We Don't Have Evidence of AliensNewsweekHas […]
  • SpaceX plans expansion of rocket refurbishing facilities in Florida - CNBC June 27, 2017
    CNBCSpaceX plans expansion of rocket refurbishing facilities in FloridaCNBCSpaceX wants to expand its Florida facilities to shorten the turnaround time for its reusable rocket boosters. Port Canaveral Board of Commissioners will consider SpaceX's proposed lease on Wednesday. The company is preparing for its 10th flight of the ...SpaceX will try for third Falcon 9 launch […]
  • Scientists just powered on a laser that's 1 billion times brighter than the sun - Digital Trends June 27, 2017
    Digital TrendsScientists just powered on a laser that's 1 billion times brighter than the sunDigital TrendsA super laser could have applications in X-ray technology, allowing for better resolution while emitting far less radiation. Scientists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln recently fired up its ultra-high intensity Diocles laser that is brighter than ...Electron scattering of high-intensity […]
  • Stanford research reveals extremely fine measurements of motion in orbiting supermassive black holes - Stanford University News June 27, 2017
    Stanford University NewsStanford research reveals extremely fine measurements of motion in orbiting supermassive black holesStanford University NewsAfter 12 years observing black holes at the center of an amalgam of ancient galaxies, a multi-institution team, including Stanford's Roger Romani, may have recorded the smallest-ever movement of an object across the sky. Facebook; Twitter; Email. By ...Astronomers […]
  • Climate Change Causes Sea Level Rise to Accelerate 50 Percent in Past 20 years - Newsweek June 27, 2017
    NewsweekClimate Change Causes Sea Level Rise to Accelerate 50 Percent in Past 20 yearsNewsweekA study published in the journal Nature Climate Change shows that global sea level rise jumped by 50 percent from 1993 to 2014, the most recent year for which data are available. In 2014, sea levels rose 3.3 millimeters—more than an eighth […]
  • Uranus 'gapes wide open for blasts of hot wind', scientists claim - Metro June 27, 2017
    MetroUranus 'gapes wide open for blasts of hot wind', scientists claimMetroUranus 'opens wide' on a daily basis to let in blasts of solar wind – then it clenches shut again, scientists have claimed. Boy, 11, dies from burns after he was electrocuted at a railway depot. The solar system's rudest planet has been in the […]
  • DNA solves ancient animal riddle that Darwin couldn't - CNN June 27, 2017
    CNNDNA solves ancient animal riddle that Darwin couldn'tCNN(CNN) After the last of its kind died out about 12,000 years ago, a strange animal that stumped Charles Darwin is finally being added to the tree of life, according to a new study in the journal Nature Communications. Macrauchenia patachonica lived ...DNA Solves 200-Year-Old Mystery of Weird […]
  • Toxic algae may have caused the deaths of 6 right whales in St. Lawrence - CBC.ca June 27, 2017
    CBC.caToxic algae may have caused the deaths of 6 right whales in St. LawrenceCBC.caExperts are preparing for the massive, messy task of removing multiple dead whales from the sea for necropsies as they investigate at least six mysterious whale deaths in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The North Atlantic right whale carcasses were all ...Experts […]
  • 20 Years of Nonstop Mars Coverage: NASA Red Planet Efforts Detailed (Video) - Space.com June 27, 2017
    Space.com20 Years of Nonstop Mars Coverage: NASA Red Planet Efforts Detailed (Video)Space.comA new video shows just how extensively NASA has explored Mars over the last two decades. The agency's robotic emissaries have been studying the Red Planet nonstop since July 4, 1997, when the Pathfinder mission touched down. The landing marked ...Usable Air On Mars: NASA […]
  • Here's How You Can Watch a Total Solar Eclipse From the Sky - TIME June 26, 2017
    TIMEHere's How You Can Watch a Total Solar Eclipse From the SkyTIMEAlaska Airlines is planning to charter a flight to allow space enthusiasts to watch "The Great American Eclipse" from the sky on Aug. 21, the company announced Monday. The rare event will mark the first total solar eclipse to be visible coast-to-coast ...Alaska Videos […]