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The New Zealand Herald
Antarctica: Life on the icedriest, windiest, most remote and naturally hostile place on the planet. So wha
Antarctica: Life on the ice
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
driest, windiest, most remote and naturally hostile place on the planet. So what kind of maniac would choose to live in Antarctica? Jamie Morton went there to find out. Film-maker Anthony Powell is New Zealand's longest-serving Antarctican.... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Beyond the dome: Discover the secrets of Victoria's 160yo State Libraryaway in rows of vertical draws. Thousands of negatives are held in one of the
Beyond the dome: Discover the secrets of Victoria's 160yo State Library
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
away in rows of vertical draws. Thousands of negatives are held in one of the library's two cold stores, named Mawson and Scott after the Antarctic explorers. Now, though, the internet is providing unlimited virtual shelf space for the library's... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
HRH Prince of Wales was "fascinated" by the Walton eco schoolare a bit like our hands because they have got five claws and we have got five
HRH Prince of Wales was "fascinated" by the Walton eco school
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
are a bit like our hands because they have got five claws and we have got five fingers.” Reception teacher Katharine Scott said: “They were very excited. We are very proud of them- they have been practising their words.” While Year 2 pupils,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The DrumCSIRO's research ship the Investigator capture rare pictures of an eruption of
The Drum
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
CSIRO's research ship the Investigator capture rare pictures of an eruption of the remote Big Ben volcano. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly captures images of the colossal blizzard that hit the eastern United States from a different angle and shares his... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Antarctica: Cape Evans: Robert F. Scott’s BaseOur most recent helo trip out from McMurdo on our NSF Artists & Writers Project
Antarctica: Cape Evans: Robert F. Scott’s Base
ScienceBlogs / Posted 6 days ago
Our most recent helo trip out from McMurdo on our NSF Artists & Writers Project took us to Cape Evans, the site of Robert Scott’s Terra Nova Hut, where they based their 1910-1913 trip to the South Pole. We went with Anthony Powell (the filmmaker from... Read more
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Wired News
People Cross Antarctica All the Time. It’s Still Crazy HardLast week, after 70 days on the Antarctic ice and more than 900 miles of sloggi
People Cross Antarctica All the Time. It’s Still Crazy Hard
Wired News / Posted 7 days ago
Last week, after 70 days on the Antarctic ice and more than 900 miles of slogging though the snow, Henry Worsley called for help: He could no longer “slide one ski in front of the other.” The seasoned explorer, who had previously completed several... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Ships' noise is serious problem for killer whales and dolphins, report findsmain concern of this is that even a slight increase in sound may make echolocat
Ships' noise is serious problem for killer whales and dolphins, report finds
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 8 days ago
main concern of this is that even a slight increase in sound may make echolocation more difficult for whales,” said Scott Veirs of Beamreach, who led the research. “That’s worrying because their prey, chinook salmon, is already quite scarce.... Read more
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Namibia Economist
In Shackleton’s shadowTHE compass did not belong to him. But when he felt it in his trouser pocket—an
In Shackleton’s shadow
Namibia Economist / Posted 9 days ago
THE compass did not belong to him. But when he felt it in his trouser pocket—and with every stride of his skis over the Antarctic ice, he felt it—it powered him on. When the light was flat, crevasses lurking and nothing before him but “white... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Deem letter misleadingsource than the average person with a telephone.) As Del. Deem states, a recen
Deem letter misleading
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
source than the average person with a telephone.) As Del. Deem states, a recent NASA study has concluded that overall Antarctic ice is increasing; that study also notes, however, that significant portions of Antarctica's coastal ice sheets are... Read more
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heraldscotland
After Henry Worsley ... Inside the mind of the world's greatest adventurers and explorersword, experience.” Yes, desire for renown, a wish to make your mark, tell a un
After Henry Worsley ... Inside the mind of the world's greatest adventurers and explorers
heraldscotland / Posted 14 days ago
word, experience.” Yes, desire for renown, a wish to make your mark, tell a unique story, do play a part in the endeavour. Scott of the Antarctic wrote, “I may not have proved a great explorer, but we have done the greatest march ever made and come... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
What better way to cool off than summer in the Antarctic?be the only person flying the flag for her esteemed ancestor Sir James Clark Ro
What better way to cool off than summer in the Antarctic?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
be the only person flying the flag for her esteemed ancestor Sir James Clark Ross during a voyage leaving next week for the Antarctic region named after him. However, the Waipu woman and her uncle, James, from England, might be the only people... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Heroism in the face of overwhelming odds"Be bold. Be ambitious. Try something you could fail at," Henry Worsley remarke
Heroism in the face of overwhelming odds
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
"Be bold. Be ambitious. Try something you could fail at," Henry Worsley remarked. Photo / AP Before departing on his Antarctic expedition, the British explorer Henry Worsley explained his motivation for traversing the frozen continent all alone. "Be... Read more
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Daily Mail
Antarctic fungi survives Martian conditions on space stationLife COULD exist on the red planet: Antarctic fungi survives Martian conditions
Antarctic fungi survives Martian conditions on space station
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Life COULD exist on the red planet: Antarctic fungi survives Martian conditions after being strapped outside the space station for 18 months Antarctic fungi shows more than 60 percent cells survive 18 months on ISS Scientists exposed the samples to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Worsley1980s. Henry’s interest in polar exploration began as a boy when he came across
Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Worsley
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
1980s. Henry’s interest in polar exploration began as a boy when he came across accounts of the exploits of Shackleton and Scott in the his prep school library, though it was the story of Shackleton’s Endurance expedition that really inspired... Read more
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iol.co.za
Explorer’s last words on Antarctic trekLondon - British adventurer Henry Worsley died while trying to make history by
Explorer’s last words on Antarctic trek
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
London - British adventurer Henry Worsley died while trying to make history by crossing the Antarctic alone in a trip backed by members of the royal family, his wife said Monday. Worsley, 55, was just 30 miles (48 kilometres) from the finish when he... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
British explorer dies trying to cross Antarctic soloSANTIAGO - British adventurer Henry Worsley died while trying to make history b
British explorer dies trying to cross Antarctic solo
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 19 days ago
SANTIAGO - British adventurer Henry Worsley died while trying to make history by crossing the Antarctic alone in a trip backed by members of the royal family, his wife said. Polar explorer Henry Worsley (R) and Britain's Prince William, Duke of... Read more
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Daily Mail
The smiling selfies that turned to despair: Tragic end for Worsleywho saw it as his duty to live like a hero from another age Former SAS Henry W
The smiling selfies that turned to despair: Tragic end for Worsley
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
who saw it as his duty to live like a hero from another age Former SAS Henry Worsley, 55, aimed to be first man to trek Antarctic alone Collapsed 30 miles short of finish on 1000-mile trek and then died in hospital Sent haunting last message... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Alone on the coldest continent, this British explorer hopes to be first to cross Antarctica unaidedhis evening meal, the weather on Berkner Island, a completely ice-enclosed chun
Alone on the coldest continent, this British explorer hopes to be first to cross Antarctica unaided
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 19 days ago
his evening meal, the weather on Berkner Island, a completely ice-enclosed chunk of rock about 160 kilometres from the Antarctic land mass. "This is just the best place on Earth right now," he says. And he has it all to himself. Worsley set... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Explorer Dies Just Short Of Goal: Crossing The Antarctic UnaidedHe traveled more than 900 miles across the Antarctic, attempting a solo trek th
Explorer Dies Just Short Of Goal: Crossing The Antarctic Unaided
KPBS San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
He traveled more than 900 miles across the Antarctic, attempting a solo trek that would also boost a British charity that aids wounded veterans. But explorer Henry Worsley was halted by exhaustion and dehydration that turned out to be... Read more
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Daily Mail
British man attempting to trek alone across Antarctica diesjust out of reach': Last poignant diary entry of British explorer who died 30 m
British man attempting to trek alone across Antarctica dies
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
just out of reach': Last poignant diary entry of British explorer who died 30 miles short of becoming first man to cross Antarctica alone Henry Worsley had abandoned the history-making Antarctic trek on Friday The 55-year-old married... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Antarctic trek is dream for Wilmette womanwith a small group of men, kept his expedition team alive in 1916 by reaching S
Antarctic trek is dream for Wilmette woman
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
with a small group of men, kept his expedition team alive in 1916 by reaching South Georgia Island to the north of Antarctica to summon help, which saved the rest of the crew. Today, Aggens is preparing to follow in Shackleton's footsteps... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Prince William's friend Henry Worsley dies trying to recreate Shackleton's Antarctic crossingfor the Endeavour Fund, to help his wounded colleagues, and so nearly completin
Prince William's friend Henry Worsley dies trying to recreate Shackleton's Antarctic crossing
Daily Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
for the Endeavour Fund, to help his wounded colleagues, and so nearly completing the first unsupported crossing of the Antarctic landmass. "A crossing made, under exceptionally difficult weather conditions, to mark the 100th anniversary of Sir... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Climate not our biggest threatto a recent study by NASA, the Arctic Sea ice melt has accelerated. This melt,
Climate not our biggest threat
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
to a recent study by NASA, the Arctic Sea ice melt has accelerated. This melt, however, is offset by the growth in Antarctic Sea ice. Sea levels continue to rise about a foot a century with no sign of recent increase. It is no wonder that... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
A walk around Scott Base's $6.2m upgradeHerald science reporter Jamie Morton was hosted at Scott Base by Antarctica New
A walk around Scott Base's $6.2m upgrade
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Herald science reporter Jamie Morton was hosted at Scott Base by Antarctica New Zealand this week. Here, he takes a tour of a $6.2 million refurbishment at the base's Hillary Field Centre Scott Base project manager Simon Shelton, at the site of a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
CDF Visiting Defence Force Support Operation in AntarcticaSaturday, 23 January 2016, 8:39 pmPress Release: New Zealand Defence ForceThe C
CDF Visiting Defence Force Support Operation in Antarctica
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 days ago
Saturday, 23 January 2016, 8:39 pmPress Release: New Zealand Defence ForceThe Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General Tim Keating,... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Oxford Museum's transformation into “people’s museum” will help city’s history live onone of the original bricks topped with the spikes. * Roman Kiln found in the 1
Oxford Museum's transformation into “people’s museum” will help city’s history live on
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 22 days ago
one of the original bricks topped with the spikes. * Roman Kiln found in the 1970s * Marmalade tin taken by Robert Falcon Scott on the National Antarctic Expedition of 1901-1904. * With the £2.2m revamp the council hopes the number of exhibits... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Oxford Museum's transformation into “people’s museum” will help city’s history live onone of the original bricks topped with the spikes. * Roman Kiln found in the 1
Oxford Museum's transformation into “people’s museum” will help city’s history live on
Oxford Mail / Posted 22 days ago
one of the original bricks topped with the spikes. * Roman Kiln found in the 1970s * Marmalade tin taken by Robert Falcon Scott on the National Antarctic Expedition of 1901-1904. * With the £2.2m revamp the council hopes the number of exhibits... Read more
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NZCity
Government ministers head southMinister Bill English and Transport Minister Simon Bridges are heading to the i
Government ministers head south
NZCity / Posted 22 days ago
Minister Bill English and Transport Minister Simon Bridges are heading to the ice. The ministers are travelling to Scott Base in Antarctica on January 26 and they'll be away until February 1. They'll see the work of Antarctica New Zealand,... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Ultra runner set to take on ultimate challengeis preparing to race along the frozen Tuul river in Mongolia. She has previous
Ultra runner set to take on ultimate challenge
EveningTimes Online / Posted 23 days ago
is preparing to race along the frozen Tuul river in Mongolia. She has previously raced in sub-zero temperatures in the Antarctic - but that will pale in comparison with the inaugural Genghis Khan Ice Marathon. Shona and her running mates,... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
AP FACT CHECK: Ted Cruz at odds with climate change scienceSETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press EDITOR'S NOTE
AP FACT CHECK: Ted Cruz at odds with climate change science
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press EDITOR'S NOTE: A look at political claims that take shortcuts with the facts or don't tell the full story NORTH CONWAY, N.H. (AP) — Ted Cruz is decidedly at odds with the scientific... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Big Read: A to Z guide to the AntarcticHerald science reporter Jamie Morton in the Antarctic Herald science reporter
Big Read: A to Z guide to the Antarctic
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 24 days ago
Herald science reporter Jamie Morton in the Antarctic Herald science reporter Jamie Morton has travelled to Antarctica and is filing regular stories, along with a series of diary entries. Here is his fifth. "A" is for "AFT": Antarctic Field... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Historic harbour, modern havenhome to the first New Zealanders, served the next wave of immigrants as a seali
Historic harbour, modern haven
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 24 days ago
home to the first New Zealanders, served the next wave of immigrants as a sealing and whaling base, and welcomed the first Scottish settlers in the 1840s. As Dunedin grew, so did its port. During the Otago goldrush, 20 years later, it was the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Exploring Antarctica: Sir Ed's legend lives onHerald science reporter Jamie Morton has travelled to Antarctica and is filing
Exploring Antarctica: Sir Ed's legend lives on
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
Herald science reporter Jamie Morton has travelled to Antarctica and is filing regular stories, along with a series of diary entries. Here is his third. Edmund Hillary (left) and Sherpa Tensing Norgay after their ascent of Mount Everest. Near the... Read more
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Science Daily
How mold on space station flowers is helping get us to MarsTrent Smith, Veggie project manager. The second crop of the same lettuce was a
How mold on space station flowers is helping get us to Mars
Science Daily / Posted 25 days ago
Trent Smith, Veggie project manager. The second crop of the same lettuce was activated in early July by NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, and thanks to lessons learned from the first run, adjustments to watering and collecting imagery of the plants... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Scientists probe Antarctic ice sheet for fossil clues to future under global warmingmay hold clues to Earth’s future. Call it extreme geology: a team of Kiwi scie
Scientists probe Antarctic ice sheet for fossil clues to future under global warming
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
may hold clues to Earth’s future. Call it extreme geology: a team of Kiwi scientists is venturing to a remote part of Antarctica to dig up ancient evidence of a warmer world. The treasure trove of fossilised marine life buried in the rock... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Astronauts grow first flower outside Earththe International Space Station have successfully grown a flower to a full bloo
Astronauts grow first flower outside Earth
Manila Bulletin / Posted 25 days ago
the International Space Station have successfully grown a flower to a full bloom for the first time outside our Earth. Scott Kelly of the US space agency NASA tweeted this weekend that a zinnia has flowered in the microgravity environment of... Read more
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PhysOrg
How mold on space station flowers is helping get us to MarsThe zinnia plants began to exhibit guttation and epinasty, both signs of plant
How mold on space station flowers is helping get us to Mars
PhysOrg / Posted 26 days ago
The zinnia plants began to exhibit guttation and epinasty, both signs of plant stress. Credit: NASA When Scott Kelly tweeted a picture of moldy leaves on the current crop of zinnia flowers aboard the International Space Station, it could have looked... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
How to survive a night camping in AntarcticaAntarctic field training involves camping out on the ice and creating a "field
How to survive a night camping in Antarctica
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 26 days ago
Antarctic field training involves camping out on the ice and creating a "field kitchen" out of ice bricks. Credit: supplied Herald science reporter Jamie Morton has travelled to Antarctica and is filing regular stories, along with a series of diary... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
How to survive a night camping in AntarcticaAntarctic field training involves camping out on the ice and creating a "field
How to survive a night camping in Antarctica
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 26 days ago
Antarctic field training involves camping out on the ice and creating a "field kitchen" out of ice bricks. Credit: supplied Herald science reporter Jamie Morton has travelled to Antarctica and is filing regular stories, along with a series of diary... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Is this the first ever flower grown in space?the team's efforts are finally blossoming, with their first ever bunch of zinni
Is this the first ever flower grown in space?
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 26 days ago
the team's efforts are finally blossoming, with their first ever bunch of zinnia flowers blooming in space. U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted a photo of one of the orange flowers, writing: "First ever flower grown in space makes its debut!... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Is this the first ever flower grown in space?the team's efforts are finally blossoming, with their first ever bunch of zinni
Is this the first ever flower grown in space?
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 26 days ago
the team's efforts are finally blossoming, with their first ever bunch of zinnia flowers blooming in space. U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted a photo of one of the orange flowers, writing: "First ever flower grown in space makes its debut!... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Space station astronauts grow first flower outside Earthflower to a full bloom for the first time outside our Earth. Photo of the firs
Space station astronauts grow first flower outside Earth
Manila Bulletin / Posted 26 days ago
flower to a full bloom for the first time outside our Earth. Photo of the first flower grown in space tweeted by astronaut Scott Kelly on January 16, 2016. (Photo courtesy of Scott Kelly via Twitter) Scott Kelly of the US space agency NASA tweeted... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Exploring Antarctica: the search for ancient waterof GNS Science. Photo / Jamie Morton Call it extreme geology: a team of Kiwi s
Exploring Antarctica: the search for ancient water
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 26 days ago
of GNS Science. Photo / Jamie Morton Call it extreme geology: a team of Kiwi scientists are venturing to a remote part of Antarctica to dig up ancient evidence of a warmer world. The treasure trove of fossilised marine life buried in the rock... Read more
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Northern Star
Blooming flower shows there is life in spaceA FLOWER has bloomed in the zero gravity of space for the first time ever. US
Blooming flower shows there is life in space
Northern Star / Posted 26 days ago
A FLOWER has bloomed in the zero gravity of space for the first time ever. US astronaut Scott Kelly announced the historic news that a zinnia plant had flowered on the International Space Station (ISS) on his Twitter account, along with a photograph... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Blooming flower shows there is life in spaceA FLOWER has bloomed in the zero gravity of space for the first time ever. US
Blooming flower shows there is life in space
The Daily Mercury / Posted 26 days ago
A FLOWER has bloomed in the zero gravity of space for the first time ever. US astronaut Scott Kelly announced the historic news that a zinnia plant had flowered on the International Space Station (ISS) on his Twitter account, along with a photograph... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Blooming flower shows there is life in spaceA FLOWER has bloomed in the zero gravity of space for the first time ever. US
Blooming flower shows there is life in space
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
A FLOWER has bloomed in the zero gravity of space for the first time ever. US astronaut Scott Kelly announced the historic news that a zinnia plant had flowered on the International Space Station (ISS) on his Twitter account, along with a photograph... Read more
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Queensland Times
Blooming flower shows there is life in spaceA FLOWER has bloomed in the zero gravity of space for the first time ever. US
Blooming flower shows there is life in space
Queensland Times / Posted 26 days ago
A FLOWER has bloomed in the zero gravity of space for the first time ever. US astronaut Scott Kelly announced the historic news that a zinnia plant had flowered on the International Space Station (ISS) on his Twitter account, along with a photograph... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Blooming flower shows there is life in spaceA FLOWER has bloomed in the zero gravity of space for the first time ever. US
Blooming flower shows there is life in space
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 26 days ago
A FLOWER has bloomed in the zero gravity of space for the first time ever. US astronaut Scott Kelly announced the historic news that a zinnia plant had flowered on the International Space Station (ISS) on his Twitter account, along with a photograph... Read more
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News Mail
Blooming flower shows there is life in spaceA FLOWER has bloomed in the zero gravity of space for the first time ever. US
Blooming flower shows there is life in space
News Mail / Posted 26 days ago
A FLOWER has bloomed in the zero gravity of space for the first time ever. US astronaut Scott Kelly announced the historic news that a zinnia plant had flowered on the International Space Station (ISS) on his Twitter account, along with a photograph... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Blooming flower shows there is life in spaceA FLOWER has bloomed in the zero gravity of space for the first time ever. US
Blooming flower shows there is life in space
Daily Examiner / Posted 26 days ago
A FLOWER has bloomed in the zero gravity of space for the first time ever. US astronaut Scott Kelly announced the historic news that a zinnia plant had flowered on the International Space Station (ISS) on his Twitter account, along with a photograph... Read more
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