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The Financial Express
Asteroid ‘TX68’ to pass by Earth on March 5 at 9,000-17,000 km distance: NASAAn asteroid, named ‘TX68’, is expected to make its closest approach to Earth on
Asteroid ‘TX68’ to pass by Earth on March 5 at 9,000-17,000 km distance: NASA
The Financial Express / Posted 6 hours ago
An asteroid, named ‘TX68’, is expected to make its closest approach to Earth on March 5 will pass peacefully without disturbing our world at a distance of between 9,000-17,000 km, says NASA. According to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), the... Read more
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Central Chronicle
NASA says big asteroid could pass near Earth next monthAgencies, Cape Canaveral NASA is monitoring a 100-foot (30-meter) wide asteroi
NASA says big asteroid could pass near Earth next month
Central Chronicle / Posted 11 hours ago
Agencies, Cape Canaveral NASA is monitoring a 100-foot (30-meter) wide asteroid that could make a close pass by Earth next month but has no chance of hitting it, the US space agency said today. First spotted in 2013, the asteroid could fly as close... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
NASA says big asteroid could pass near Earth next monthCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.: NASA is monitoring a 100-foot (30-meter) wide asteroid th
NASA says big asteroid could pass near Earth next month
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.: NASA is monitoring a 100-foot (30-meter) wide asteroid that could make a close pass by Earth next month but has no chance of hitting it, the U.S. space agency said on Friday. First spotted in 2013, the asteroid could fly as... Read more
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The Star
NASA says big asteroid could pass near Earth next monthCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - NASA is monitoring a 100-foot (30-meter) wide
NASA says big asteroid could pass near Earth next month
The Star / Posted yesterday
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - NASA is monitoring a 100-foot (30-meter) wide asteroid that could make a close pass by Earth next month but has no chance of hitting it, the U.S. space agency said on Friday. First spotted in 2013, the asteroid could... Read more
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redOrbit
Saturn's rings may not be as dense as they appearFebruary 3, 2016Saturn’s rings may not be as dense as they appear by Brett Smi
Saturn's rings may not be as dense as they appear
redOrbit / Posted yesterday
February 3, 2016Saturn’s rings may not be as dense as they appear by Brett Smith Typically, when we look at something that is clear, we expect that it contains less matter than an object that is opaque, but a new study using data from NASA's... Read more
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EarthSky
How close for asteroid 2013 TX68?Artist’s concept of an asteroid approaching Earth. Asteroid 2013 TX68 is a sma
How close for asteroid 2013 TX68?
EarthSky / Posted 2 days ago
Artist’s concept of an asteroid approaching Earth. Asteroid 2013 TX68 is a small asteroid with an uncertain trajectory that will pass close to Earth on March 5, 2016. Although the distance of its pass is not precisely known at this time, scientists... Read more
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Yahoo News
The Many Mysteries of Uranus The best planet in our solar system is not, as Adrienne LaFrance claimed seve
The Many Mysteries of Uranus
Yahoo News / Posted 4 days ago
The best planet in our solar system is not, as Adrienne LaFrance claimed several months ago, Jupiter. Nor is it Saturn, as Ross Andersen argued in a rebuttal last month. I teach science for a living, which means I have a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Mars Curiosity rover snaps selfie, 360 degree video for scienceUnlike the average pictures shared on social media this “selfie” does not inclu
Mars Curiosity rover snaps selfie, 360 degree video for science
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Unlike the average pictures shared on social media this “selfie” does not include an arm. So how does it get an no-armed flawless selfie? For one being a one-armed robot with a wide range of motion helps, but the image is actually a mosaic composed... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Burneside paper making firm James Cropper plc supplies material for space satelliteONE of South Lakeland’s largest manufacturers is over the moon after supplying
Burneside paper making firm James Cropper plc supplies material for space satellite
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
ONE of South Lakeland’s largest manufacturers is over the moon after supplying materials for an Earth observation mission. Technical Fibre Products (TFP), part of James Cropper PLC, has announced that its ‘advanced nonwovens’ are present on the... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
South Lakeland manufacturer supplies material for Earth observation satelliteONE of South Lakeland’s largest manufacturers is over the moon after supplying
South Lakeland manufacturer supplies material for Earth observation satellite
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
ONE of South Lakeland’s largest manufacturers is over the moon after supplying materials for an Earth observation mission. Technical Fibre Products (TFP), part of James Cropper PLC, has announced that its ‘advanced nonwovens’ are present on the... Read more
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Rappler
Fil-Am kid gets perfect score in advanced calculus testPERFECT SCORE. Los Angeles student Cedrick Argueta in an interview with local s
Fil-Am kid gets perfect score in advanced calculus test
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
PERFECT SCORE. Los Angeles student Cedrick Argueta in an interview with local station KTLA5. Framegrab courtesy of KTLA5 MANILA, Philippines – Acing a standardized exam is rare. Perfecting a standardized calculus exam is even... Read more
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redOrbit
Cassini lifting out of Saturn’s rings, prepping for Titan flybyJanuary 26, 2016 by Chuck Bednar NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is in the midst of
Cassini lifting out of Saturn’s rings, prepping for Titan flyby
redOrbit / Posted 9 days ago
January 26, 2016 by Chuck Bednar NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is in the midst of evasive maneuvers that will lift it out of Saturn’s ringplane and prepare it for a February 1 encounter... Read more
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EarthSky
Dark matter linked to galaxy clusters’ internal structureComparison of two galaxy clusters. Left, a spread-out cluster. Right, a more de
Dark matter linked to galaxy clusters’ internal structure
EarthSky / Posted 10 days ago
Comparison of two galaxy clusters. Left, a spread-out cluster. Right, a more densely-packed cluster. These structural differences may be related to the surrounding dark-matter environment, says a new study. Image via Sloan Digital Sky Survey. A new... Read more
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EarthSky
Is El Niño at its peak?If the 2015–2016 El Niño is representative of El Niño events of the past, it ha
Is El Niño at its peak?
EarthSky / Posted 10 days ago
If the 2015–2016 El Niño is representative of El Niño events of the past, it has probably reached its peak, according to a NASA report on January 22, 2016. Warmer-than-average waters in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean should start to cool off and... Read more
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Investopedia
How Does Slack Work and Make Money?Simply put, Slack leads the market for enterprise communication software. As th
How Does Slack Work and Make Money?
Investopedia / Posted 11 days ago
Simply put, Slack leads the market for enterprise communication software. As the startup has matured since its launch in August of 2013, it’s become much more than that. Slack aims to integrate everything you need at the office onto one single... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map floodingLONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Forget about selfies. In California, residents are us
'Citizen scientists' use drones to map flooding
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 11 days ago
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Forget about selfies. In California, residents are using smartphones and drones to document the coastline’s evolution. Starting this month, The Nature Conservancy is asking tech junkies to capture the flooding and coastal... Read more
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The News & Observer
NASA’s Chief Scientist to deliver Meredith’s commencement address | News & Observer January 25, 2016 4:23 PM The top scientist at NASA will
NASA’s Chief Scientist to deliver Meredith’s commencement address
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
| News & Observer January 25, 2016 4:23 PM The top scientist at NASA will speak at Meredith College’s commencement... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Drones to may El Nino floodingLONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Forget about selfies. In California, residents are us
Drones to may El Nino flooding
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Forget about selfies. In California, residents are using smartphones and drones to document the coastline’s changing face. Starting this month, The Nature Conservancy is asking tech junkies to capture the flooding and... Read more
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Orange County Register
California residents use smartphones and drones to help scientists document El Niño's impact on the coastlineLONG BEACH, Calif. – Forget about selfies. In California, residents are using s
California residents use smartphones and drones to help scientists document El Niño's impact on the coastline
Orange County Register / Posted 12 days ago
LONG BEACH, Calif. – Forget about selfies. In California, residents are using smartphones and drones to document the coastline’s changing face. Starting this month, The Nature Conservancy is asking tech junkies to capture the flooding and coastal... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
‘Citizen scientists’ use drones to map El Nino floodingTrent Lukaczyk, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) engineer who builds and flies
‘Citizen scientists’ use drones to map El Nino flooding
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
Trent Lukaczyk, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) engineer who builds and flies drones to monitor changes in the ocean environment, controls a DJI Phantom 3 Advanced drone to take photos and videos over the coastline in Pacifica Starting this month,... Read more
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Long Beach Press-Telegram
‘Citizen scientists’ use drones to map El Nino floodingTrent Lukaczyk, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) engineer who builds and flies
‘Citizen scientists’ use drones to map El Nino flooding
Long Beach Press-Telegram / Posted 12 days ago
Trent Lukaczyk, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) engineer who builds and flies drones to monitor changes in the ocean environment, controls a DJI Phantom 3 Advanced drone to take photos and videos over the coastline in Pacifica Starting this month,... Read more
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Orange County Register
As snowpack deepens, drought concern lingersHalfway through the winter, more water is stored in California’s snowpack than
As snowpack deepens, drought concern lingers
Orange County Register / Posted 13 days ago
Halfway through the winter, more water is stored in California’s snowpack than is usual for this time of year – signaling that maybe, just maybe, this could be the year the drought eases. With a strong El Niño, it’s not really surprising that winter... Read more
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The Johns Hopkins News-Letter
Greenland glacier rapidly loses massGUILHEM VELLUT/ CC-BY-SA-2.0 In Greenland, multiple glaciers are melting at unp
Greenland glacier rapidly loses mass
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter / Posted 15 days ago
GUILHEM VELLUT/ CC-BY-SA-2.0 In Greenland, multiple glaciers are melting at unprecedented rates. By SABRINA CHEN For The News-Letter Glacier Zachariae Isstrom, located in northeast Greenland, is losing mass at a rate of five billion tons per year... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Massive black hole tearing apart galaxy 12.4 billion light-years away Scientists increasingly believe black holes are key to the evolution of galax
Massive black hole tearing apart galaxy 12.4 billion light-years away
ExtremeTech / Posted 16 days ago
Scientists increasingly believe black holes are key to the evolution of galaxies and instrumental in setting up the conditions for life itself to emerge. That doesn’t mean these... Read more
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The Hindu
New NASA programme to protect Earth from asteroids, cometsNASA has started a new programme for detecting and tracking near-Earth objects
New NASA programme to protect Earth from asteroids, comets
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
NASA has started a new programme for detecting and tracking near-Earth objects (NEOs) — comets and asteroids that pass by the Earth’s orbit — to ward off any potential impact threats to our planet. More than 13,500 near-Earth objects of all sizes... Read more
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The Hindu
NASA’s solar-powered Jupiter probe sets new distance recordJuno will arrive at Jupiter on July 4 this year. NASA’s Juno mission to Jupite
NASA’s solar-powered Jupiter probe sets new distance record
The Hindu / Posted 23 days ago
Juno will arrive at Jupiter on July 4 this year. NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter today broke the record to become humanity’s most distant solar-powered emissary, when the spacecraft reached about 793 million kilometres from the Sun. The previous... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
NASA's Jupiter orbiter breaks solar-powered distance recordUsing the power of the our solar system's star, Juno reached a new milestone on
NASA's Jupiter orbiter breaks solar-powered distance record
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
Using the power of the our solar system's star, Juno reached a new milestone on Wednesday and it hasn’t even arrived at its destination yet. The NASA spacecraft, currently zooming towards Jupiter, has traveled further from the sun than any other... Read more
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