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The Times & The Sunday Times
NASA spacecraft has next mission after PlutoThe New Horizons spacecraft, which captured a cornucopia of photographs and dat
NASA spacecraft has next mission after Pluto
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 35 minutes ago
The New Horizons spacecraft, which captured a cornucopia of photographs and data during its Pluto flyby last month, is to make a similar examination of a small, icy body known as 2014 MU69 in 2019 if NASA approves an extension to the mission. While... Read more
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Engadget
NASA's Pluto probe is heading for the Kuiper beltIt's been over a month since the New Horizons spacecraft flew as near as possib
NASA's Pluto probe is heading for the Kuiper belt
Engadget / Posted 4 hours ago
It's been over a month since the New Horizons spacecraft flew as near as possible to Pluto and took the closest photos of the dwarf planet we've ever seen. Now, NASA has decided on its next destination: a small Kuiper Belt object (KBO) called 2014... Read more
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Daily Mail
New Horizons Probe to be first to venture into icy Kuiper BeltNasa reveals what's next for New Horizons: Probe to be first to venture into ic
New Horizons Probe to be first to venture into icy Kuiper Belt
Daily Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
Nasa reveals what's next for New Horizons: Probe to be first to venture into icy Kuiper Belt around our solar system after historic Pluto mission Will head to a small Kuiper Belt object (KBO) known as 2014 MU69 that orbits nearly a billion miles... Read more
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The Irish Times
Short Story: On Cosmology, by Róisín O’Donell Hennessy New Irish Writing – August’s winning story: A lecturer in astrophysi
Short Story: On Cosmology, by Róisín O’Donell
The Irish Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Hennessy New Irish Writing – August’s winning story: A lecturer in astrophysics wonders about the ‘gooey, alien-like creature’ which may be growing inside her A three-week old foetus, according to... Read more
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redOrbit
History of galaxies revealed by astronomers for first timeFor the first time, astronomers have found evidence proving that the structure
History of galaxies revealed by astronomers for first time
redOrbit / Posted 9 hours ago
For the first time, astronomers have found evidence proving that the structure of a galaxy can change over the course of its lifetime, demonstrating that a large proportion of them have gone through a significant “metamorphosis” after initially being... Read more
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Mashable
New Horizons may have a new target, and it's 1 billion miles past PlutoWhat's This?Artist's illustration of New Horizons flying by the object 2014 MU6
New Horizons may have a new target, and it's 1 billion miles past Pluto
Mashable / Posted 9 hours ago
What's This?Artist's illustration of New Horizons flying by the object 2014 MU69. Image: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI/Alex Parker NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, which made its famous flyby of Pluto in July, has a new place to go. Scientists working with the... Read more
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express
WATCH LIVE: 'Earthquake and flood inducing' Super Moon due from TOMORROW FIRST there was the Blood Moon, then the Blue Moon…now prepare for the Super
WATCH LIVE: 'Earthquake and flood inducing' Super Moon due from TOMORROW
express / Posted 9 hours ago
FIRST there was the Blood Moon, then the Blue Moon…now prepare for the Super Moon. The Moon will look 14% bigger than normal This means the Moon could appear up to 14% bigger... Read more
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Mashable
Say it ain't so: 6 Mars hoaxes you keep falling forImage: SEBASTIAN KAULITZKI/Science Photo Library/Corbis Every year in August,
Say it ain't so: 6 Mars hoaxes you keep falling for
Mashable / Posted 11 hours ago
Image: SEBASTIAN KAULITZKI/Science Photo Library/Corbis Every year in August, the same Mars message circulates across the Internet: The Red Planet will appear "as big as the full moon" in the sky, as seen with the naked eye. The problem is, it's not... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
August 29 supermoon: Everything you need to knowEyes to the sky – the first of this year’s three full supermoons can be viewed
August 29 supermoon: Everything you need to know
Liverpool Echo / Posted 13 hours ago
Eyes to the sky – the first of this year’s three full supermoons can be viewed this weekend. This Saturday’s supermoon – when there is a full moon at the same time as the moon’s closest approach to the Earth – will appear much brighter and larger... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Young boy bitten by rattlesnakeHow does Pima County stack up in total tax burden?How does Pima County stack up
Young boy bitten by rattlesnake
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 14 hours ago
How does Pima County stack up in total tax burden?How does Pima County stack up in total tax burden? Pima County has been criticized for its property tax rate, which is one of the highest in the state. According to numbers from the Arizona... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
First evidence of galaxy metamorphosis detected › News in Science (ABC Science) Site Navigation Ancient Worlds Energy & Tra
First evidence of galaxy metamorphosis detected
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 hours ago
› News in Science (ABC Science) Site Navigation Ancient Worlds Energy & Transport Environment & Nature Health & Medical Innovation & Technology Latest News in Science News Analysis Science... Read more
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Evening Standard
Kent’s fairways to heavenIt’s 7am on a calm, sunny morning on the Kentish coast. The Channel is calm and
Kent’s fairways to heaven
Evening Standard / Posted 14 hours ago
It’s 7am on a calm, sunny morning on the Kentish coast. The Channel is calm and clear, with Ramgsate waking up in the distance and a couple of ferries making their way across to France from nearby Dover. Ahead of me a lone male makes his way down a... Read more
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The Maui News
Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope caseHONOLULU - Hawaii's Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case involving buil
Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope case
The Maui News / Posted 14 hours ago
HONOLULU - Hawaii's Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case involving building one of the world's largest telescopes on Mauna Kea. Opponents, who are against building the Thirty Meter Telescope on land that many Native Hawaiians consider... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Young boy bit on face by rattlesnake at Silverbell ParkBREAKING A 4-year-old boy was bit on the face by a rattlesnake Friday morning
Young boy bit on face by rattlesnake at Silverbell Park
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 15 hours ago
BREAKING A 4-year-old boy was bit on the face by a rattlesnake Friday morning at Silverbell Park, authorities said.Adam Goldberg, of the... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Southern Arizona observatory offers glimpse into the heavensAstronomy has been part of the Catholic Church's history for more than 400 year
Southern Arizona observatory offers glimpse into the heavens
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 16 hours ago
Astronomy has been part of the Catholic Church's history for more than 400 years. Pope Gregory established a committee of scientists to reform then calendar in 1582, which eventually led to the first Vatican observatory. Those astronomical roots can... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Sun Tran riders still wait for deal, must walk in heatBREAKINGAll Douglas schools closed for todayAll Douglas schools closed for toda
Sun Tran riders still wait for deal, must walk in heat
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 16 hours ago
BREAKINGAll Douglas schools closed for todayAll Douglas schools closed for today If your child attends any of the schools in Douglas, you are advised to keep them home today. If your child attends any of the schools in Douglas, you are advised to... Read more
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PhysOrg
Ice giants at oppositionMoons at opposition… check out the amazing captures of the moons of Uranus and
Ice giants at opposition
PhysOrg / Posted 16 hours ago
Moons at opposition… check out the amazing captures of the moons of Uranus and Neptune! Credit: Efrain Morales It seems as if the planets are fleeing the evening sky, just as the Fall school star party season is getting underway. Venus and Mars have... Read more
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PhysOrg
The dwarf planet QuaoarArtist’s impression of the Kuiper Belt Object and possible dwarf planet Quaoar.
The dwarf planet Quaoar
PhysOrg / Posted 17 hours ago
Artist’s impression of the Kuiper Belt Object and possible dwarf planet Quaoar. Credit: reborbit.com The vast Kuiper Belt, which orbits at the outer edge of our solar system, has been the site of many exciting discoveries in the past decade or so.... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Hubble Telescope Spies A Cosmic 'Butterfly'Who knew that there are "butterflies" in deep space? The Twin Jet Nebula was f
Hubble Telescope Spies A Cosmic 'Butterfly'
The Huffington Post / Posted 22 hours ago
Who knew that there are "butterflies" in deep space? The Twin Jet Nebula was first discovered by German-American astronomer Rudolph Minkowski (1895-1976) in 1947. While a previous image of the brilliant nebula was released in 1997, this latest image... Read more
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PhysOrg
Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope caseHawane Rio stands in front of the Hawaii Supreme Court where arguments about th
Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope case
PhysOrg / Posted 23 hours ago
Hawane Rio stands in front of the Hawaii Supreme Court where arguments about the Thirty Meter Telescope project are happening Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 in Honolulu. Hawaii's Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments in a case involving building one... Read more
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New Kerala
Nearest galaxy powered by two black holes: Astronomers Astronomers using NASA's Hubble telescope have found that the nearest galaxy
Nearest galaxy powered by two black holes: Astronomers
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Astronomers using NASA's Hubble telescope have found that the nearest galaxy to Earth that hosts a quasar is powered by two central black holes furiously whirling about each other. The finding... Read more
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iol.co.za
SKA to play role in search for ETSKA South AfricaAlthough there were more than 150 participants at the workshop,
SKA to play role in search for ET
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
SKA South AfricaAlthough there were more than 150 participants at the workshop, many more will be involved in establishing the SKA key science projects. Kimberley - Many major areas of astrophysics, including the search for potential radio signals... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
North Dakota ordered to pay legal fees in gay marriage suit North Dakota has agreed to pay $58,000 in legal fees and costs associated wit
North Dakota ordered to pay legal fees in gay marriage suit
KX TV North Dakota / Posted yesterday
North Dakota has agreed to pay $58,000 in legal fees and costs associated with a federal lawsuit that challenged the state's ban... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
State grant helps with upgrade to historic Manfred schoolNorth Dakota ordered to pay legal fees in gay marriage suitNorth Dakota ordered
State grant helps with upgrade to historic Manfred school
KX TV North Dakota / Posted yesterday
North Dakota ordered to pay legal fees in gay marriage suitNorth Dakota ordered to pay legal fees in gay marriage suit North Dakota has agreed to pay $58,000 in legal fees and costs associated with a federal lawsuit that challenged the state's ban... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
North Dakota's 11 drug task forces awarded federal grant North Dakota's congressional delegation says the 11 narcotic task forces are
North Dakota's 11 drug task forces awarded federal grant
KX TV North Dakota / Posted yesterday
North Dakota's congressional delegation says the 11 narcotic task forces are sharing a federal grant to continue illegal drug-fighting... Read more
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New Kerala
History of galaxies unravelled for the first time A team of international scientists has shown for the first time that galaxies
History of galaxies unravelled for the first time
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
A team of international scientists has shown for the first time that galaxies can change their structure over the course of their lifetime. Using data from the NASA's Hubble telescope and European... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Mad Minute stories for Thursday, August 27thFARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Two North Dakota State University students got a scare when
Mad Minute stories for Thursday, August 27th
KHQ Spokane / Posted yesterday
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Two North Dakota State University students got a scare when armed police officers mistook their telescope for a rifle. WDAY-TV reports ( ) that Levi Joraanstad and Colin Waldera were setting up the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Astronomers uncover evidence of galaxy metamorphosis© ESA/HUBBLE/AFP/File | This picture taken on January 29, 2015 by the NASA/ESA
Astronomers uncover evidence of galaxy metamorphosis
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
© ESA/HUBBLE/AFP/File | This picture taken on January 29, 2015 by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows NGC 7714, a spiral galaxy 100 million light-years from Earth – a relatively close neighbour in cosmic terms PARIS: From round disks to oval... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Supreme court hears TMT argumentsAttorney Richard Wurdeman told the Hawaii Supreme Court the situation at the su
Supreme court hears TMT arguments
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
Attorney Richard Wurdeman told the Hawaii Supreme Court the situation at the summit of Mauna Kea is out of hand, and the Thirty Meter Telescope would further degrade the sacred mountain. "Mauna Kea has really become an absolute mess." he said. "This... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
The Silent KillerOvarian cancer is called "the silent killer" because it usually goes undetected
The Silent Killer
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted yesterday
Ovarian cancer is called "the silent killer" because it usually goes undetected until its advanced stages. It is the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths among American women, according to the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance (OCNA), and strikes one... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope caseHawane Rio stands in front of the Hawaii Supreme Court where arguments about th
Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope case
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
Hawane Rio stands in front of the Hawaii Supreme Court where arguments about the Thirty Meter Telescope project are happening Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 in Honolulu. Hawaii's Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments in a case involving building one... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope caseHONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii's Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case involving
Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope case
New Jersey Herald / Posted yesterday
HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii's Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case involving building one of the world's largest telescopes on Mauna Kea. Opponents, who are against building the Thirty Meter Telescope on land that many Native Hawaiians consider... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope caseHawane Rio stands in front of the Hawaii Supreme Court… AP News | 08/27/15 04:
Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope case
MyMotherLode.com / Posted yesterday
Hawane Rio stands in front of the Hawaii Supreme Court… AP News | 08/27/15 04:24 pm HONOLULU (AP) -- Hawaii's Supreme Court has heard oral arguments in a case involving building one of the world's... Read more
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Connecticut Post
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Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope case
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope caseHONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii's Supreme Court has heard oral arguments in a case invol
Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope case
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted yesterday
HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii's Supreme Court has heard oral arguments in a case involving building one of the world's largest telescopes on Mauna Kea. Opponents are challenging a permit allowing the telescope to be built on conservation land. Lawyers... Read more
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ABC News
Hawaii Supreme Court Hears Mauna Kea Telescope CaseOpponents are challenging a permit allowing the telescope to be built on conser
Hawaii Supreme Court Hears Mauna Kea Telescope Case
ABC News / Posted yesterday
Opponents are challenging a permit allowing the telescope to be built on conservation land. Lawyers delivered opening arguments in the case Thursday. The justices questioned why the state department that issued the permit did so when there were... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope caseHONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's Supreme Court has heard oral arguments in a case invol
Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope case
Bennington Banner / Posted yesterday
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's Supreme Court has heard oral arguments in a case involving building one of the world's largest telescopes on Mauna Kea. Opponents are challenging a permit allowing the telescope to be built on conservation land. Lawyers... Read more
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Daily Mail
Watch Boeing test radical new laser weapon that can fit in a suitcaseWatch Boeing test radical new 'silent strike' laser weapon small enough to fit
Watch Boeing test radical new laser weapon that can fit in a suitcase
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Watch Boeing test radical new 'silent strike' laser weapon small enough to fit in a suitcase but powerful enough to blast a drone out of the air Compact Laser Weapon System can track and attack moving aerial targets Can shoot down incoming... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope caseHONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's Supreme Court has heard oral arguments in a case invol
Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope case
The Evening Sun / Posted yesterday
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's Supreme Court has heard oral arguments in a case involving building one of the world's largest telescopes on Mauna Kea. Opponents are challenging a permit allowing the telescope to be built on conservation land. Lawyers... Read more
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York Daily Record
Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope caseHawane Rio stands in front of the Hawaii Supreme Court where arguments about th
Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope case
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Hawane Rio stands in front of the Hawaii Supreme Court where arguments about the Thirty Meter Telescope project are happening Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 in Honolulu. Hawaii's Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments in a case involving building one... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope caseHONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's Supreme Court has heard oral arguments in a case invol
Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope case
Lebanon Daily News / Posted yesterday
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's Supreme Court has heard oral arguments in a case involving building one of the world's largest telescopes on Mauna Kea. Opponents are challenging a permit allowing the telescope to be built on conservation land. Lawyers... Read more
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Salon.com
Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope caseHONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s Supreme Court has heard oral arguments in a case invol
Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope case
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s Supreme Court has heard oral arguments in a case involving building one of the world’s largest telescopes on Mauna Kea. Opponents are challenging a permit allowing the telescope to be built on conservation land. Lawyers... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Oil and saltwater release contained in Williams County The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division says about 2,100 gallons of oil and 12,
Oil and saltwater release contained in Williams County
KX TV North Dakota / Posted yesterday
The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division says about 2,100 gallons of oil and 12,600 gallons barrels of saltwater were released, contained and... Read more
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PC Magazine
Check Out Hubble's Latest Image: A Shimmering Space ButterflyVIEW ALL PHOTOS IN GALLERY The Hubble Telescope has been the Earth's most reli
Check Out Hubble's Latest Image: A Shimmering Space Butterfly
PC Magazine / Posted yesterday
VIEW ALL PHOTOS IN GALLERY The Hubble Telescope has been the Earth's most reliable source for space porn over the past quarter century. And the joint mission between NASA and the ESA is still delivering the celestial money shots today. Case in... Read more
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PhysOrg
Astrophysicists find supermassive black holes in quasar nearest EarthOU astrophysicist and his Chinese collaborator used observations from NASA's Hu
Astrophysicists find supermassive black holes in quasar nearest Earth
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
OU astrophysicist and his Chinese collaborator used observations from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope find two supermassive black holes in Markarian 231. Credit: Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Maryland Astronomers using NASA's Hubble... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Police confront North Dakota students armed with telescopeFARGO, N.D. (AP) - Two North Dakota State University students got a scare when
Police confront North Dakota students armed with telescope
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted yesterday
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Two North Dakota State University students got a scare when armed police officers mistook their telescope for a rifle. WDAY-TV reports that Levi Joraanstad and Colin Waldera were setting up the telescope behind their apartment... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Sport fishing OK'd for 4 wildlife refuges in North DakotaOil and saltwater release contained in Williams CountyOil and saltwater release
Sport fishing OK'd for 4 wildlife refuges in North Dakota
KX TV North Dakota / Posted yesterday
Oil and saltwater release contained in Williams CountyOil and saltwater release contained in Williams County The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division says about 2,100 gallons of oil and 12,600 gallons barrels of saltwater were released, contained and... Read more
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Business Wire
USGS evaluates Sigma Space’s Single Photon LiDAR as a key technology for its 3D Digital Elevation Program“The key concept behind the high efficiency of SPL is the ability to use single
USGS evaluates Sigma Space’s Single Photon LiDAR as a key technology for its 3D Digital Elevation Program
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
“The key concept behind the high efficiency of SPL is the ability to use single photons, elementary light particles, to make a range measurement,” explains Dr. Marcos Sirota, CEO of Sigma Space. “Conventional LiDARs use hundreds or thousands of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Photos: How Connecticut looks from outer spaceLast month, NASA released the first image of Earth from its Deep Space Climate
Photos: How Connecticut looks from outer space
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
Last month, NASA released the first image of Earth from its Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite. The image shows a sunlit Earth from one million miles away. NASA says the photo was taken with a Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera, a four... Read more
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Engadget
The Big Picture: A nebula with the grace of a butterflyNebulae tend to be stunning by their very nature, but the Twin Jet Nebula might
The Big Picture: A nebula with the grace of a butterfly
Engadget / Posted yesterday
Nebulae tend to be stunning by their very nature, but the Twin Jet Nebula might just take the cake. The Hubble Space Telescope team has captured an updated image of the dying binary star system (the last shot was from 1997), and its namesake twin... Read more
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