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2015/03/01 04:13
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It was near Green Bank, West Virginia, in 1960 that a young radio astronomer named Frank Drake conducted the first extensive search for alien civilizations in deep space. He aimed the 85-foot dish of...
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2015/02/27 19:18
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Leonard Nimoy passed away February 27, but his role as Spock in the beloved "Star Trek" TV series and movies have inspired, and will continue to inspire many people to pursue science. Nimoy appeared...
2015/02/27 16:41
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Rajnath calls for promotion of education with scientific temper Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday called for promotion of education with scientific temper and skills. Underlining the need...
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2015/02/25 14:41
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Happiness fact #9: "Right before the Voyager I was launched into space, Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan were tasked with compiling a Golden Record to be sent along with the probe, containing music, sounds,...
2015/02/20 14:44
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Should we beam messages into deep space, announcing our presence to any extraterrestrial civilizations that might be out there? Or, should we just listen? Since the beginnings of the modern Search for...
2015/02/19 04:17
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Anybody out there? Open-ended communication can be tough, especially with aliens A campers tent and the night sky with the Milky Way is lite along the base of Wild Horse Butte in the San Rafael...
2015/02/18 17:45
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The Monkey and the Hunter The Boston University department of Physics website puts it thus: "A hunter spies a monkey in a tree, takes aim, and fires. At the moment the bullet leaves the gun the monkey...
2015/02/17 13:39
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A telescope will soon allow astronomers to probe the atmosphere of Earthlike exoplanets for signs of life. To prepare, Lisa Kaltenegger and her team are modeling the atmospheric fingerprints for...
2015/02/16 13:39
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Valentine's Day is special for NASA's Voyager mission. It was on Feb. 14, 1990, that the Voyager 1 spacecraft looked back at our solar system and snapped the first-ever pictures of the planets from...
2015/02/15 12:15
2015/02/15 12:15
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Carl Sagan is a well-known astronomer, cosmologist, author and science communicator, and original host of the show Cosmos. His views on science and general living are simultaneously inspirational and...
2015/02/15 10:33
2015/02/15 10:33
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Despite the good intentions behind the movement to get people to code, both the basic premise and approach are flawed. The movement sits on the idea that “coding is the new literacy,” but that takes a...
2015/02/15 07:18
2015/02/15 07:18
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SAN JOSE, calif. — Astronomers have their own version of the single person's dilemma: Do you wait by the phone for a call from that certain someone? Or do you make the call yourself and risk getting...
2015/02/13 15:52
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Their findings: "No statistically significant differences were found between daily users and nonusers on volume or shape in the regions of interest," the authors stated. They went further in their...
2015/02/13 12:24
2015/02/13 12:24
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Richard Dawkins is no stranger to controversy; musical and otherwise. It’s hard to imagine, given how his recent remarks on the shooting of three Muslims in North Carolina have been taken, but the...
2015/02/13 07:28
2015/02/13 07:28
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Scientists have been puzzled by the lack of any indication of intelligent life in three decades of search using radio telescopes.Nasa What should the message from Earth be for extra-terrestrial...
2015/02/11 17:05
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... is the goal of the book? How is this book related to the Callings book? Inhibition and top down bottom brain heroism can be redefined as the ability retain pardox learning the skill of...
2015/02/11 09:24
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The future of humanity in outer space transcends profit or nationalism. Earlier this week, IGN reported on ongoing discussions between federal regulatory agencies and private corporations regarding...
2015/02/07 10:50
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POLICE, FIRE PENSIONS Face the reality A recent opinion called for pensions to be realistic. Being realistic does not mean that a firefighter or police officer can work until Social Security...
2015/02/05 07:28
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The Kepler space telescope is biased towards seeing planets very close to their stars, that are too hot for liquid water, but the team extrapolated from Kepler’s results using the theory that was used...
2015/02/05 03:06
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A full house at Ohio University's Memorial Auditorium had a Science Tuesday night this week, when NPR science journalist Ira Flatow came to Athens to talk about "Communicating Science in a...
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