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A scientific breakthrough at a Florida Aquarium could save 'America's Great Barrier Reef'

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 16:51
(CNN) — The Florida Aquarium in Tampa, Florida, says they've made scientific history as a group of coral has successfully reproduced two days in a row for the first time in a lab setting. The milestone could have broad implications for "America's Great Barrier ...

Photos: A scramble to decipher Greenland's fast-melting glaciers

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 16:34
Crosses stand in a cemetery as an iceberg floats in the distance during a foggy morning in Kulusuk. Willis, a NASA scientist, estimates that by the year 2100, Greenland alone could cause 3 or 4 feet (more than 1 meter) of sea level rise. Cancel ...

“Jupiter's 350-Year Mystery” –Will the James Webb Space Telescope Solve It?

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 16:30
As storms go, Jupiter's colossal Great Red Spot, 16,000 kilometers wide and raging for 350 years, is the solar system's all-time champion. According to NASA, it could swallow the Earth whole and still have room for Mars. Following its launch on March 30, ...

The Amazon Fires Are More Dangerous Than WMDs

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 16:08
One person shouldn't have the power to set policies that doom the rest of humanity's shot at mitigating rising temperatures. 10:35 AM ET. Franklin Foer. Staff writer for The Atlantic. Smoke billows during a fire in an area of the Amazon rainforest near Humaita, ...

Ancient Egyptian yeast is this bread's secret ingredient

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 16:01
Once they run out of food, yeast spores can go dormant and stay quietly viable for thousands of years until they are extracted. By JACEY FORTIN New York Times. August 24, 2019 — 10:00am. Text size. comment. share · tweet · email. Print. more. Share on: ...

Space Photos of the Week: Hubbub Over Hubble

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 15:02
We are entering low earth orbit this week and spending time with the Hubble Space Telescope. Hubble was launched from the Discovery space shuttle in 1990, and has been operating and studying the cosmos ever since. It has helped determine the age of ...

Space Photos of the Week: Hubbub Over Hubble

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 15:02
This pair of galaxies colliding together is called UGC 2369. The brown bridge of dust and gas that lock together like fingers show their gravitational interaction. Galaxy interminglings like this fundamentally reshape each object, and like it or not, it's our turn next ...

Fake News Can Create False Memories

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 14:52
Voters can form false memories after seeing fake news stories, especially if those stories align with their political beliefs, according to new research out of Ireland. The research was conducted in the week before the 2018 referendum on legalizing abortion in ...

New images from asteroid probe yield clues on planet formation

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 14:08
Photographs snapped by a shoebox-sized probe that explored the near-Earth asteroid Ryugu offer new clues about its composition, insights that are expected to help scientists understand the formation of our solar system. The German-French Mobile Asteroid ...

'Rolling Stones Rock' on Mars Named After the Earth Based Band NASA-JPL Says

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 13:34
This animation illustrates NASA's InSight lander touching down on Mars, its thrusters setting a rock in motion. A little bigger than a golf ball, the rock was later nicknamed "Rolling Stones Rock" by the InSight team in honor of The Rolling Stones. Credit: ...

First picture of Moon captured by Chandrayaan 2 revealed

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 13:29
The first visuals of the Moon captured by the Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft from a distance of 2650 km from the Moon's surface have been released by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). In a major breakthrough for India's second lunar exploration ...

Some exoplanets could be better suited to harbor life than Earth

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 13:02
Scientists have presented new work at the Keynote Lecture at the Goldschmidt Geochemistry Congress in Barcelona, claiming that they have located several exoplanets that have the required conditions to harbor life. Some exoplanets could have better ...

How Is Sam Asghari Performing?

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 12:50
What's up everyone. I have found some interesting information on Sam Asghari, current as of 2019-08-24. I personally am a big fan of Sam Asghari, so was eager to do some deep research into them. Let's get started! First… how popular is Sam Asghari right ...

These Resorts Are Working to Save the Coral Reefs

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 12:17
From coral gardens to reef-safe sunscreen to eating away at reef predators, these resorts are working to save the world's precious coral reefs. By Amanda Ogle. August 24, 2019. Pin FB More. Twitter Email Send Text Message Print. Resorts Saving Coral ...

Weather Talk: Renewed interest in space travel is good for science

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 12:10
The 50th anniversary of the first Apollo moon landing has generated a lot of reminiscing about the excitement of that project and that period in time. The national commitment to land people on the moon was driven largely by a fear of military dominance by the ...

Why Pluto is no longer a planet (or is it?)

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 11:19
(CNN) Pluto was long considered our solar system's ninth planet. Although small, it orbits the sun and has the spherical shape required to be considered a planet. But today marks 13 years since Pluto received a harsh drop in status -- officially dubbed Pluto ...

Sixth Mass Extinction Could Bring The Doomsday Soon, One Scientist Believes

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 10:12
Doomsday could come soon upon us, according to one scientist. The so-called sixth mass extinction threats us now more than ever. What will the future hold for us, and how can we understand something like this without panicking? Let's find out! Recently, the ...

Study Shows Frying Oil Consumption Worsens Colon Cancer and Colitis

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 09:58
Research by University of Massachusetts at Amherst food scientists compared effects of fresh and thermally processed oil. Foods fried in vegetable oil are popular worldwide, but research about the health effects of this cooking technique has been largely ...

Russian spacecraft carrying robot fails to dock with space station

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 08:06
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a humanoid robot failed to dock with the International Space Station (ISS) on Saturday, Russian news agencies reported, citing a live broadcast. The FEDOR (Final Experimental Demonstration ...

Alien life latest: Could light pollution attract extraterrestrial interest from space?

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 08:02
For most of Earth's history, an unimaginable expanse of universe has been visible in the night sky. But with an increasing population and the corresponding growth of lighting has resulted in light pollution. Light pollution has been blamed for wasting energy, ...

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