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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Wheeling Native Alan Didion Is Hired At NASAdedication to his classwork and research in his freshman year earned him an eng
Wheeling Native Alan Didion Is Hired At NASA
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted yesterday
dedication to his classwork and research in his freshman year earned him an engineering internship at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., the following summer. "Getting involved was key to much of the success I... Read more
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New Kerala
Revealed: How the moon got its tattoos - newkerala.com #56759"These patterns, called 'lunar swirls,' appear almost painted on the surface of
Revealed: How the moon got its tattoos - newkerala.com #56759
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
"These patterns, called 'lunar swirls,' appear almost painted on the surface of the moon," said John Keller from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. "They are unique; we've only seen these features on the moon, and their... Read more
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New Kerala
NASA research gives new insights into how the Moon got 'Inked' - newkerala.com #56761surface. These patterns, called lunar swirls, appear almost painted on the surf
NASA research gives new insights into how the Moon got 'Inked' - newkerala.com #56761
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
surface. These patterns, called lunar swirls, appear almost painted on the surface of the moon, said John Keller of NASAs Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. They are unique; weve only seen these features on the moon, and their... Read more
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PhysOrg
Hiding in the sunshine: the search for other EarthsCredit: NASA Several types of coronagraphs are under development for proposed
Hiding in the sunshine: the search for other Earths
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Credit: NASA Several types of coronagraphs are under development for proposed space missions. One mission, led by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, is known as WFIRST. WFIRST stands for Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope.... Read more
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PhysOrg
On the road to finding other Earthsuse tiny masks to block the light of stars from within a telescope, are also cu
On the road to finding other Earths
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
use tiny masks to block the light of stars from within a telescope, are also currently in development at JPL, as part of NASA's Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope, or WFIRST, mission, led by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryla... Read more
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New Kerala
NASA's Fermi Telescope helps link Cosmic Neutrino to Blazar Blast - newkerala.com #56235now capable of detecting high-energy ones arriving from beyond our galaxy, said
NASA's Fermi Telescope helps link Cosmic Neutrino to Blazar Blast - newkerala.com #56235
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
now capable of detecting high-energy ones arriving from beyond our galaxy, said Roopesh Ojha, a Fermi team member at NASAs Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, and a coauthor of the study. Our work provides the first plausible... Read more
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PhysOrg
Fermi telescope helps link cosmic neutrino to blazar blastcapable of detecting high-energy ones arriving from beyond our galaxy," said Ro
Fermi telescope helps link cosmic neutrino to blazar blast
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
capable of detecting high-energy ones arriving from beyond our galaxy," said Roopesh Ojha, a Fermi team member at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, and a coauthor of the study. "Our work provides the first plausible... Read more
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EarthSky
Did Earth’s magnetic field collapse for 2 hours on April 23?not a real event happening in nature. EarthSky spoke with M. Leila Mays of the
Did Earth’s magnetic field collapse for 2 hours on April 23?
EarthSky / Posted 3 days ago
not a real event happening in nature. EarthSky spoke with M. Leila Mays of the Heliophysics Science Division at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. She told EarthSky: The images in the incorrect article are referred to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Nasa fits golden mirror to next generation James Webb telescopemonths ago, the structures have remained individually protected with black cove
Nasa fits golden mirror to next generation James Webb telescope
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
months ago, the structures have remained individually protected with black covers. The unveiling occurred today at Nasa’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland, marking another milestone leading up to the 2018 launch of the widely anticipated... Read more
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New Kerala
NASA scientists scrutinize Arctic gas flaring pollution - newkerala.com #55209even small anthropogenic sources make a big difference, said Nickolay Krotkov,
NASA scientists scrutinize Arctic gas flaring pollution - newkerala.com #55209
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
even small anthropogenic sources make a big difference, said Nickolay Krotkov, an atmospheric scientist at NASAs Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, who was part of a team looking into the origins of Arctic black... Read more
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PhysOrg
PIPER balloon observatory to showcase pioneering, NASA-developed technologiesand grew exponentially almost instantaneously after the Big Bang. In June, NAS
PIPER balloon observatory to showcase pioneering, NASA-developed technologies
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
and grew exponentially almost instantaneously after the Big Bang. In June, NASA scientist Al Kogut and his team at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, plan to conduct a trial run with a PIPER engineering test unit and then... Read more
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Roll Call
The Out of This World Legacy of Supernova Mikulskiis NASA wouldn't be the same without Mikulski and the steady stream support of
The Out of This World Legacy of Supernova Mikulski
Roll Call / Posted 5 days ago
is NASA wouldn't be the same without Mikulski and the steady stream support of she has delivered — and the people at the Goddard Space Flight Center know it. There were presents and cake for the Senate's very own supernova at Wednesday's visit to... Read more
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New Kerala
Hubble discovers moon orbiting the dwarf planet makemake - newkerala.com #54941Hubble Space Telescope is a project of international cooperation between NASA a
Hubble discovers moon orbiting the dwarf planet makemake - newkerala.com #54941
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Hubble Space Telescope is a project of international cooperation between NASA and the European Space Agency. NASAs Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, manages the telescope. The Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in... Read more
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PhysOrg
SDO captures stunning view of April 17 solar flareseveral wavelengths of extreme ultraviolet light, a type of light that is typic
SDO captures stunning view of April 17 solar flare
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
several wavelengths of extreme ultraviolet light, a type of light that is typically invisible to our eyes, but is color-coded in SDO images for easy viewing. The video will load shortlyCredit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/SDO/Genna Duber... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA scientists scrutinize arctic gas flaring pollutioneven small anthropogenic sources make a big difference," said Nickolay Krotkov,
NASA scientists scrutinize arctic gas flaring pollution
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
even small anthropogenic sources make a big difference," said Nickolay Krotkov, an atmospheric scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, who was part of a team looking into the origins of Arctic black... Read more
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PhysOrg
Hubble discovers moon orbiting the dwarf planet MakemakeHubble Space Telescope is a project of international cooperation between NASA a
Hubble discovers moon orbiting the dwarf planet Makemake
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
Hubble Space Telescope is a project of international cooperation between NASA and the European Space Agency. NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, manages the telescope. The Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA team set to fly balloon mission seeking evidence of cosmological inflationexponentially almost instantaneously after the Big Bang. Later this year, NASA
NASA team set to fly balloon mission seeking evidence of cosmological inflation
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
exponentially almost instantaneously after the Big Bang. Later this year, NASA scientist Al Kogut and his team at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, will fly a breakthrough balloon payload—the Primordial Inflation... Read more
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PhysOrg
Could Earth's light blue color be a signature of life?into near-infrared wavelengths. An artist’s conception of the Wide-Field Infrar
Could Earth's light blue color be a signature of life?
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
into near-infrared wavelengths. An artist’s conception of the Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab Its up-down-up shape derives from the very features that make Earth a pale... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The Arctic is melting - and scientists just lost a key tool to observe itfor monitoring sea ice extent and concentration," said Walt Meier, a research s
The Arctic is melting - and scientists just lost a key tool to observe it
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
for monitoring sea ice extent and concentration," said Walt Meier, a research scientist and sea ice expert at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. F17 was just one of many satellites launched by the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The 15 best entry-level jobs in 2016across all metrics and ranked the jobs accordingly. (Read more about the method
The 15 best entry-level jobs in 2016
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
across all metrics and ranked the jobs accordingly. (Read more about the methodology here.) 15. Aerospace engineerNASA Goddard Space Flight Center/flickr Immediate opportunity rank: 33 Growth potential rank: 29 Job hazards rank: 3814.... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The 15 best entry-level jobs in 2016across all metrics and ranked the jobs accordingly. (Read more about the method
The 15 best entry-level jobs in 2016
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 days ago
across all metrics and ranked the jobs accordingly. (Read more about the methodology here.) 15. Aerospace engineerNASA Goddard Space Flight Center/flickr Immediate opportunity rank: 33 Growth potential rank: 29 Job hazards rank: 3814.... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The 15 best entry-level jobs in 2016across all metrics and ranked the jobs accordingly. (Read more about the method
The 15 best entry-level jobs in 2016
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
across all metrics and ranked the jobs accordingly. (Read more about the methodology here.) 15. Aerospace engineerNASA Goddard Space Flight Center/flickr Immediate opportunity rank: 33 Growth potential rank: 29 Job hazards rank: 3814.... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA sees wind shear end Tropical Cyclone Amos(8 mph/12.9 kph) while weakening. At that time, Amos' maximum sustained winds w
NASA sees wind shear end Tropical Cyclone Amos
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
(8 mph/12.9 kph) while weakening. At that time, Amos' maximum sustained winds were near 40 knots (46 mph/74 kph) and it was weakening quickly. By the end of the day, Amos had dissipated in the Southern Pacific Ocean.NASA's Goddard Space Flight Cen... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Comments of the Week #107: from looking like a scientist to Earth Day lessonsmuch better opportunity to see this from, say, Chile than they will from the no
Comments of the Week #107: from looking like a scientist to Earth Day lessons
ScienceBlogs / Posted 7 days ago
much better opportunity to see this from, say, Chile than they will from the northern United States. Image credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Ethan, I know this is outside your area of expertise, but how would you consider a... Read more
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Daily Mail
There may be a huge lake lurking beneath the Antarctic ice sheetsee some new techniques for revealing the characteristics of the last 'pole of
There may be a huge lake lurking beneath the Antarctic ice sheet
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
see some new techniques for revealing the characteristics of the last 'pole of ignorance',' says Christine Dow, of the Nasa Goddard Space Flight Center in the US. 'The potential discovery of large canyons and lakes could have a big impact on our... Read more
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ExtremeTech
LIGO and NASA may have observed a gamma-ray burst from colliding black holesto see more bursts associated with gravitational waves from black hole mergers.
LIGO and NASA may have observed a gamma-ray burst from colliding black holes
ExtremeTech / Posted 9 days ago
to see more bursts associated with gravitational waves from black hole mergers.” Goldstein and Judy Racusin, of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, discussed the evidence for and against their conclusions at the April meeting of the American... Read more
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PhysOrg
Constructing James Webb Space Telescope's twin for Goddard's 'biggest' thermal testThe James Webb Space Telescope Core-2 model in a cleanroom at NASA's Goddard Sp
Constructing James Webb Space Telescope's twin for Goddard's 'biggest' thermal test
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
The James Webb Space Telescope Core-2 model in a cleanroom at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Credit: NASA/Goddard/Desiree Stover Crouching low beneath the underbelly of the behemoth James Webb Space Telescope "observatory... Read more
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New Kerala
Likely source of galactic space radiation revealed - newkerala.com #52924radiation was created a long time ago and far, far away, or relatively recently
Likely source of galactic space radiation revealed - newkerala.com #52924
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
radiation was created a long time ago and far, far away, or relatively recently and nearby," said Eric Christian of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. The Earth's atmosphere and magnetic field shield us from less-energetic... Read more
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PhysOrg
Hubble sees a star 'inflating' a giant bubbleHubble Space Telescope is a project of international cooperation between NASA a
Hubble sees a star 'inflating' a giant bubble
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
Hubble Space Telescope is a project of international cooperation between NASA and the European Space Agency. NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, manages the telescope. The Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Amos intensifyingshowed the storm had developed a more organized circulation. The image was crea
NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Amos intensifying
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
showed the storm had developed a more organized circulation. The image was created by the NASA/NOAA GOES Project at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Animated multispectral satellite imagery showed that the low-level... Read more
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The Mercury News
Great American Eclipse: Best places for viewing are already filling upare promoting their heritage as the perfect backdrop for the rare natural event
Great American Eclipse: Best places for viewing are already filling up
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
are promoting their heritage as the perfect backdrop for the rare natural event. Eclipse predictions by Fred Espenak, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center: Totality will be seen in the path between the blue lines. Tourism boosters are giddy. They've... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA's GPM looks at Texas heavy rainfalland are near 15 inches (shown in coral). Credit: NASA/JAXA/SSAI, Hal Pierce Th
NASA's GPM looks at Texas heavy rainfall
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
and are near 15 inches (shown in coral). Credit: NASA/JAXA/SSAI, Hal Pierce The data was created into an image at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland and included IMERG rainfall estimates for the period from April 15 at... Read more
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New Kerala
NASA's GPM looks at Texas heavy rainfall - newkerala.com #52536sensor onboard the GPM satellite, and geostationary IR (infrared) data. The da
NASA's GPM looks at Texas heavy rainfall - newkerala.com #52536
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
sensor onboard the GPM satellite, and geostationary IR (infrared) data. The data was created into an image at NASAs Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland and included IMERG rainfall estimates for the period from April 15 at... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Home-delivered meal kits: It’s dinner, but is it cooking?Maryland, did a lot of soul searching before signing up for a meal-kit service
Home-delivered meal kits: It’s dinner, but is it cooking?
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 days ago
Maryland, did a lot of soul searching before signing up for a meal-kit service recently. He’s a systems engineer at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. They grow a lot of their own food, know their local farmers and have started a small... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Van Hollen for Senateto retaining thousands of federal jobs from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid
Van Hollen for Senate
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 days ago
to retaining thousands of federal jobs from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to the Hubble Space Telescope and Goddard Space Flight Center? In the hard-fought Democratic primary, the choice is clear: Rep. Chris Van Hollen Jr. is by far... Read more
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Daily Mail
Telescope captures most detailed images of solar flares yetthat our models are good.' Better models lead to better forecasting, said Dr M
Telescope captures most detailed images of solar flares yet
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
that our models are good.' Better models lead to better forecasting, said Dr Michael Kirk, a space scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, who was not involved in the study. 'These complementary observations... Read more
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Roll Call
In Maryland Senate Race: Is 'Compromise' a Dirty Word?to try and boost funding for the space program, a key issue for her suburban Wa
In Maryland Senate Race: Is 'Compromise' a Dirty Word?
Roll Call / Posted 11 days ago
to try and boost funding for the space program, a key issue for her suburban Washington district which includes NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. But her point wasn’t what she did while striking a deal (one that she acknowledged failed in a... Read more
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New Kerala
Two NASA missions decode intense solar flares - newkerala.com #51789no warning that they are coming. Better models lead to better forecasting, sai
Two NASA missions decode intense solar flares - newkerala.com #51789
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
no warning that they are coming. Better models lead to better forecasting, said Michael Kirk, space scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. "These complementary observations allowed unprecedented measurements of... Read more
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New Kerala
For 11th straight month, the globe was record warm: NOAA - newkerala.com #51772March 24, the lowest annual maximum extent in the satellite record. This was 43
For 11th straight month, the globe was record warm: NOAA - newkerala.com #51772
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
March 24, the lowest annual maximum extent in the satellite record. This was 431,000 square miles below average and 5,000 square miles below the previous record from 2015. Image credits: Scientific Visualization Studio/Goddard Space Flight... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
99.8% Wrong: How NASA’s Fermi Scientists Are Fooling Themselves About Gamma Rays From Black HolesFermi satellite saw a weak, transient event in the gamma ray portion of the ele
99.8% Wrong: How NASA’s Fermi Scientists Are Fooling Themselves About Gamma Rays From Black Holes
ScienceBlogs / Posted 12 days ago
Fermi satellite saw a weak, transient event in the gamma ray portion of the electromagnetic spectrum. Image credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Could this have been a surprising accompaniment to the black hole-black hole merger? It’s... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA investigates 3-D printing for building densely populated electronic assembliesmore challenging to design and manufacture these all-important instrument devic
NASA investigates 3-D printing for building densely populated electronic assemblies
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
more challenging to design and manufacture these all-important instrument devices. A team of NASA technologists at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, however, has begun investigating the use of a technique called aerosol... Read more
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PhysOrg
Seeing double: NASA missions measure solar flare from two spots in spacethat our models are good." And better models lead to better forecasting, said
Seeing double: NASA missions measure solar flare from two spots in space
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
that our models are good." And better models lead to better forecasting, said Michael Kirk, a space scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, who was not involved in the study. "These complementary observations... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
UMass professors receive grant to explore the past effects of Greenland’s climate change (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Flickr) The National Science Foundation aw
UMass professors receive grant to explore the past effects of Greenland’s climate change
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 13 days ago
(NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Flickr) The National Science Foundation awarded $348,218 to two faculty members of the geoscience department at the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Fermi telescope poised to pin down gravitational wave sourcescase, the LIGO search area is reduced by two-thirds. Greater improvements are p
Fermi telescope poised to pin down gravitational wave sources
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
case, the LIGO search area is reduced by two-thirds. Greater improvements are possible in future detections. Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center "That's a pretty big haystack to search when your needle is a short GRB, which can be fast and... Read more
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Raw Story
How could we build an invisibility cloak to hide Earth from an alien civilization?cloak into more of a we-are-here spotlight.We think we know what it means when
How could we build an invisibility cloak to hide Earth from an alien civilization?
Raw Story / Posted 14 days ago
cloak into more of a we-are-here spotlight.We think we know what it means when we see certain transit signals….NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, CC BYThe reverse: flick on the beacon Perhaps not all civilizations are xenophobic – some might... Read more
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International Business Times
How could we build an invisibility cloak to hide Earth from an alien civilisation? cloak into more of a we-are-here spotlight.We think we know what it means when
How could we build an invisibility cloak to hide Earth from an alien civilisation?
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
cloak into more of a we-are-here spotlight.We think we know what it means when we see certain transit signalsNASA Goddard Space Flight Center, CC BYThe reverse: flick on the beacon Perhaps not all civilisations are xenophobic – some might... Read more
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PhysOrg
SLAC researchers recreate the extreme universe in the labof giant gas planets like Jupiter is so hot and dense that hydrogen turns into
SLAC researchers recreate the extreme universe in the lab
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
of giant gas planets like Jupiter is so hot and dense that hydrogen turns into a metal. Credit: NASA; ESA; A. Simon/Goddard Space Flight Center That is, not until Glenzer and his fellow scientists performed an experiment at Lawrence... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA eyes major Tropical Cyclone Fantala as it triggers warnings for Mauritiusper hour on the southwestern side of the tropical cyclone's well defined eye. C
NASA eyes major Tropical Cyclone Fantala as it triggers warnings for Mauritius
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
per hour on the southwestern side of the tropical cyclone's well defined eye. Credit: NASA/JAXA/Hal Pierce At NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, GPM's radar (DPR Ku Band) were used to create a 3-D structure of... Read more
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PhysOrg
How could we build an invisibility cloak to hide Earth from an alien civilization?reveal their presence when they see fit. We think we know what it means when we
How could we build an invisibility cloak to hide Earth from an alien civilization?
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
reveal their presence when they see fit. We think we know what it means when we see certain transit signals…. Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, CC BY Given how cheap such a cloak would be, an insurance policy for your home planet is... Read more
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