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PhysOrg
Are mystery Mars plumes caused by space weather?Examples of Earth-based observations of the mysterious plume seen on 21 March 2
Are mystery Mars plumes caused by space weather?
PhysOrg / Posted 10 hours ago
Examples of Earth-based observations of the mysterious plume seen on 21 March 2012 (top right) and of Mars Express solar wind observations during March and April 2012 (bottom right). The left-hand graphics depict the region visible from Earth at the... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Laudato Si' turns one year old: Time for actionwarrants an “all hands on deck” approach, so it is not only conducive to truthf
Laudato Si' turns one year old: Time for action
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 10 hours ago
warrants an “all hands on deck” approach, so it is not only conducive to truthful analysis to bring many people to the discussion, it is necessary if we literally are going to save the planet. It is a good sign that the opposition to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South African Start-Up Wins SWIFT ContestAfrican based app which is a low cost international money transfer solution for
South African Start-Up Wins SWIFT Contest
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
African based app which is a low cost international money transfer solution for remittances, the event was held in Mauritius, in partnership with SWIFT’s African Regional Conference (ARC). Mauritius — The Innotribe Startup Challenge attendees... Read more
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The North West Star
Port Augusta has a message for Newcastle | pollThere'll be no more coal in Port Augusta from May, and the town has a message f
Port Augusta has a message for Newcastle | poll
The North West Star / Posted 14 hours ago
There'll be no more coal in Port Augusta from May, and the town has a message for Newcastle. Tradition: For more than two centuries Newcastle and the Hunter Valley have been synonymous with coal, with ships lined up with coal at Kooragang bound for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda's Growing Startup Landscapeto bridging this huge gap. The average Ugandan entrepreneur does not know there
Uganda's Growing Startup Landscape
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
to bridging this huge gap. The average Ugandan entrepreneur does not know there exists a stepping stone to their ingenious idea, prototype or startup that stands a chance to change the world with the availability of the right skills to steer it... Read more
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Daily Mail
Experts reveal a list of worst case scenarios for AIto 'destroying the universe', experts reveal how AI could turn evil Other scen
Experts reveal a list of worst case scenarios for AI
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
to 'destroying the universe', experts reveal how AI could turn evil Other scenarios include turning humans into cyborgs using implants AI could also set up a total surveillance state, or exploit an existing one The list was drawn up by Roman... Read more
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express
Rogue asteroid that could 'destroy city' entered Earth's atmosphere, just missing planet FEARS over the threat of unknown asteroids to our planet have been heightened
Rogue asteroid that could 'destroy city' entered Earth's atmosphere, just missing planet
express / Posted yesterday
FEARS over the threat of unknown asteroids to our planet have been heightened after a space rock that could have potentially destroyed a whole city missed us by... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists discover fresh lunar cratersUsing data from the LAMP instrument aboard the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, a
Scientists discover fresh lunar craters
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Using data from the LAMP instrument aboard the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, a Southwest Research Institute-led team of scientists discovered two geologically young craters — one (right) 16 million, the other (left) between 75 and 420 million, years... Read more
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redOrbit
NASA collects first data on a post-Pluto objectMay 19, 2016 by Susanna Pilny New Horizons has broken a lot of ground in the
NASA collects first data on a post-Pluto object
redOrbit / Posted yesterday
May 19, 2016 by Susanna Pilny New Horizons has broken a lot of ground in the outer reaches of the solar system by studying Pluto and its moons, but now it has gone a step beyond by studying 1994... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss physicist wins Becquerel PrizeCopyright All rights reserved. The content of the website by swissinfo.ch is c
Swiss physicist wins Becquerel Prize
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
Copyright All rights reserved. The content of the website by swissinfo.ch is copyrighted. It is intended for private use only. Any other use of the website content beyond the use stipulated above, particularly the distribution, modification,... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Agrihood housing trend has roots in agriculturewest of California's capital, Sacramento. Master developer The New Home Co. wa
Agrihood housing trend has roots in agriculture
The St. Augustine Record / Posted yesterday
west of California's capital, Sacramento. Master developer The New Home Co. was looking to build a neighborhood, not just homes, and market research showed that people wanted to connect to community. So “it made lots of sense to take this... Read more
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Wired News
Space Photos of the Week: A Galaxy Breakin’ All the RulesCaption: Trumpler 13 is a glittering star cluster that contains a collection of
Space Photos of the Week: A Galaxy Breakin’ All the Rules
Wired News / Posted yesterday
Caption: Trumpler 13 is a glittering star cluster that contains a collection of some of the brightest stars seen in our Milky Way galaxy. Because the cluster is only 500,000 years old, it has one of the highest concentrations of massive, luminous... Read more
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Wired News
A Huge Solar Plant Caught on Fire, and That’s the Least of Its ProblemsIvanpah, the world’s largest solar plant, is a glittering sea of mirrors, conce
A Huge Solar Plant Caught on Fire, and That’s the Least of Its Problems
Wired News / Posted yesterday
Ivanpah, the world’s largest solar plant, is a glittering sea of mirrors, concentrating sunlight into three glowing towers. It is a futuristic vision rising out of the Mojave desert. But from the day the plant opened for business in 2014, critics... Read more
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Business Standard India
New findings to boost space weather forecastspace weather forecastThe polar ionosphere is subject to a constant electrical
New findings to boost space weather forecast
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
space weather forecastThe polar ionosphere is subject to a constant electrical current, produced by pressure changes in the solar wind. A team of US researchers from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) has discovered... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Greens in pinstriped suitsOIL firms find it hard to determine who their environmentalist adversaries are
Greens in pinstriped suits
Namibia Economist / Posted yesterday
OIL firms find it hard to determine who their environmentalist adversaries are these days. They used to be easy to spot, with beards and dungarees. Now they spout forth corrupted Shakespeare to disrupt concert performances, or wear nuns’ habits at... Read more
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New Kerala
New findings to boost space weather forecast - newkerala.com #67355Washington, May 23 : A team of US researchers has discovered new evidence about
New findings to boost space weather forecast - newkerala.com #67355
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Washington, May 23 : A team of US researchers has discovered new evidence about how the Earth's magnetic field interacts with solar wind -- a finding that can improve forecasts about space weather. Although invisible to the naked eye, space weather... Read more
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dna
Physical activity can lower the risk of 13 different cancers, claims new studyThe study, by a team of researchers from the National Cancer Institute, Bethesd
Physical activity can lower the risk of 13 different cancers, claims new study
dna / Posted yesterday
The study, by a team of researchers from the National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, USA, looked at data from 1.4 million participants from 12 US and European study groups who had self-reported their levels of physical activity between 1987 and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Kiwi company a finalist in Silicon Valley tech challengeEngender Technologies focuses on commercialising microfluidic and photonic tech
Kiwi company a finalist in Silicon Valley tech challenge
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Engender Technologies focuses on commercialising microfluidic and photonic technology to improve sorting of sperm by sex for the dairy industry. Photo / iStock An innovative Kiwi start-up company has been named as a finalist for a prestigious tech... Read more
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Salon.com
10 of the most eco-friendly destinations in North Americaalso contributed to the destruction of the environment, harming wildlife, histo
10 of the most eco-friendly destinations in North America
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
also contributed to the destruction of the environment, harming wildlife, historical sites and the livelihoods of indigenous societies around the globe. As the largest global service industry, tourism can—and should—play a significant role in... Read more
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New Kerala
Bengaluru weather: Paradise lost as temperatures hit record levels - newkerala.com #67055are being operated from early March. What is happening to the weather paradise
Bengaluru weather: Paradise lost as temperatures hit record levels - newkerala.com #67055
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
are being operated from early March. What is happening to the weather paradise? "In the 1950s and 60s, none of the houses in Bengaluru had fans. In June I used to wear a sweater. Now you cannot imagine that," the chairperson of Divecha Centre... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda Provides Lessons On How to Narrow Energy DeficitIts approach is showing that adapting new technologies, policy reform and innov
Rwanda Provides Lessons On How to Narrow Energy Deficit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Its approach is showing that adapting new technologies, policy reform and innovative business models offer promising pathways to renewable energy transformation. Its vision on energy transformation could be the inspiration the Africa region needs to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Mutharika's SONA SpeechMr. Speaker, Sir, I am pleased to deliver this morning the State of the Nation
President Mutharika's SONA Speech
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Mr. Speaker, Sir, I am pleased to deliver this morning the State of the Nation Address to this august House, and to officially open the 2016/2017 Budget Meeting. Before I proceed, allow me, Mr. Speaker, Sir, to convey my deepest condolences to the... Read more
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The Columbian
Agrihoods take root: Housing is built around agriculturein Davis, about 20 miles west of Sacramento. Master developer The New Home Co.
Agrihoods take root: Housing is built around agriculture
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
in Davis, about 20 miles west of Sacramento. Master developer The New Home Co. was looking to build a neighborhood, not just homes, and market research showed that people wanted to connect to community. So “it made lots of sense to take this... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Beijing Astronomers Advise Residents Of "Rare Event" Tomorrow Morningthe China National Space Administration read in part, advising interested citiz
Beijing Astronomers Advise Residents Of "Rare Event" Tomorrow Morning
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
the China National Space Administration read in part, advising interested citizens to plan on waking early and to consider using a small telescope for better views of the sky. “From approximately 6:14 a.m. to 6:16 a.m., a small section of the... Read more
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Daily Mail
We need to think more carefully about the messages we send to ETmessages we put out If there are any intelligent alien life forms out there, S
We need to think more carefully about the messages we send to ET
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
messages we put out If there are any intelligent alien life forms out there, Stephen Hawking thinks we're playing a dangerous game by trying to contact them. The physicist believes if aliens discovered Earth, they are likely to want to conquer and... Read more
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The New Yorker
James O’Keefe Accidentally Stings Himselfare the philanthropic creation of George Soros, the hedge-fund billionaire, who
James O’Keefe Accidentally Stings Himself
The New Yorker / Posted 4 days ago
are the philanthropic creation of George Soros, the hedge-fund billionaire, who is a prominent donor to liberal causes, including Hillary Clinton’s Presidential bid. Soros, who has spent nineteen million dollars on the 2016 Presidential... Read more
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Daily Mail
A galactic gold mine! Rare dwarf galaxy filled with precious elements is helping to reveal where our own metals came from Gold, platinum and silver
A galactic gold mine! Rare dwarf galaxy filled with precious elements
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
is helping to reveal where our own metals came from Gold, platinum and silver are part of a group called 'r-process' elements Had been thought elements heavier than iron form... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Electricity market model smashedTECHNOLOGY has smashed the electricity market’s business model and radical chan
Electricity market model smashed
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 days ago
TECHNOLOGY has smashed the electricity market’s business model and radical change is inevitable, AGL managing director Andy Vesey says. Utilities such as AGL had to redefine their future, he told a national Energy Networks conference in... Read more
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TribLIVE
Study finds evidence of giant, ancient Mars tsunamisevent is called Mars opposition — Mars and the sun will be on opposite sides of
Study finds evidence of giant, ancient Mars tsunamis
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
event is called Mars opposition — Mars and the sun will be on opposite sides of Earth. Mars is about 48 million miles from us, coming closer until May 30, when the red planet passes within 47 million miles — its closest approach in 10 1⁄2... Read more
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Garden City News
VILLAGE SPORTS | May 20, 2016Rockaway Avenue and online at www.gardencityrecreation.org. We offer a variety
VILLAGE SPORTS | May 20, 2016
Garden City News / Posted 4 days ago
Rockaway Avenue and online at www.gardencityrecreation.org. We offer a variety of camps for children ages 4 - 15 as well as US Sports Institute’s offerings beginning at age 2! Camps we offering include: Baseketball, Baseball, Soccer, Lacrosse,... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
Agrihoods take root: Housing trend rooted in agriculturewest of California’s capital, Sacramento. Master developer The New Home Co. wa
Agrihoods take root: Housing trend rooted in agriculture
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 5 days ago
west of California’s capital, Sacramento. Master developer The New Home Co. was looking to build a neighborhood, not just homes, and market research showed that people wanted to connect to community. So “it made lots of sense to take this... Read more
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PhysOrg
Friendly giants have cozy habitable zones toomight actually become warm enough for them to support life. And according to ne
Friendly giants have cozy habitable zones too
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
might actually become warm enough for them to support life. And according to new research which comes from the Carl Sagan Institute at Cornell University, this situation could last for some star systems into the billions of years, giving rise to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mars was plagued by MEGA-TSUNAMIS that swept across ancient oceans'Californian beaches' Tsunami lobes would be 'very good candidates' to search
Mars was plagued by MEGA-TSUNAMIS that swept across ancient oceans
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
'Californian beaches' Tsunami lobes would be 'very good candidates' to search for life Around 3.4 billion years ago our solar system looked very different. The first hints of life, in the form of bacteria, were developing on Earth while our... Read more
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Wired News
The Death and Birth of the American Damup all over Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia. At the
The Death and Birth of the American Dam
Wired News / Posted 5 days ago
up all over Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia. At the same time, they’re coming down all over the US. Thinking about hydropower in 2016 can feel like falling through the looking glass, where the opposite of environmentalism... Read more
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PhysOrg
Extraterrestrial oceans – beneath the surfaceIcy objects in our solar system have large oceans under their surfaces and here
Extraterrestrial oceans – beneath the surface
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
Icy objects in our solar system have large oceans under their surfaces and here life could evolve and flourish. So says a new thesis by Jesper Lindkvist, PhD student at the Swedish Institute of Space Physics and Umeå University. The thesis will be... Read more
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PhysOrg
New Horizons collects first science on a post-Pluto objectdo not move are background stars. The moving feature in the top left is an inte
New Horizons collects first science on a post-Pluto object
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
do not move are background stars. The moving feature in the top left is an internal camera reflection (a kind of selfie) caused by illumination by a very bright star just outside of LORRI's field of view; it shows the three arms that hold up... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Batswana Deserve to CelebrateLobatse — Government departments and Lobatse community led by the Botswana Geos
Batswana Deserve to Celebrate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Lobatse — Government departments and Lobatse community led by the Botswana Geoscience Institute (BGI), Water Utilities Corporation and Botswana Power Corporation celebrated one of the country's Vision 2016 pillar of 'A prosperous, productive and... Read more
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Daily Mail
New Horizons probe brings mysterious object beyond Pluto into focusSecrets of the Kuiper Belt to be revealed: New Horizons brings mysterious objec
New Horizons probe brings mysterious object beyond Pluto into focus
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Secrets of the Kuiper Belt to be revealed: New Horizons brings mysterious object from the early solar system into focus Kuiper Belt holds trillions of objects leftover from the early solar system Today, Nasa released an image of 1994 JR1, a... Read more
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Daily News
Cabinet DecisionsADAPTATION OF MARPOL 73/78 Air pollution caused by emissions of ships has rapi
Cabinet Decisions
Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
ADAPTATION OF MARPOL 73/78 Air pollution caused by emissions of ships has rapidly increased. To prevent this, the 1997 international organisation is in force from 2005 under the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Trees too sleep at nightLike plants, trees too "sleep" at night, according to a new study which measure
Trees too sleep at night
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
Like plants, trees too "sleep" at night, according to a new study which measured the sleep movement of fully grown trees using a time series of laser scanning point clouds. Most living organisms adapt their behaviour to the rhythm of day and... Read more
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New Kerala
Trees too go to sleep at night - newkerala.com #65232cycle in plants for a long time, nobody knew whether trees too go to sleep. To
Trees too go to sleep at night - newkerala.com #65232
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
cycle in plants for a long time, nobody knew whether trees too go to sleep. To find out, the team of researchers from Austria, Finland and Hungary measured the movement of fully grown trees using laser scanners. "Our results show that the... Read more
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Business Standard India
New Horizons spots first-ever object beyond our solar systemThe team also determined the object's rotation period and observed the changes
New Horizons spots first-ever object beyond our solar system
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
The team also determined the object's rotation period and observed the changes in light reflected from its surface Taken from the spacecraft's Long-Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) in... Read more
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New Kerala
New Horizons spots first-ever object beyond our solar system - newkerala.com #65051and now in deep space, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has twice observed a firs
New Horizons spots first-ever object beyond our solar system - newkerala.com #65051
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
and now in deep space, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has twice observed a first object in Kuiper Belt - a region of the solar system beyond the orbit of Neptune. "1994 JR1" is a 145-km-wide Kuiper Belt object (KBO) orbiting more than 5 billion... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
New Horizons spacecraft first look at Kuiper Belt Object after Plutoscience on a new object helping scientists better understand the Kuiper Belt, u
New Horizons spacecraft first look at Kuiper Belt Object after Pluto
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
science on a new object helping scientists better understand the Kuiper Belt, untouched since the formation of the solar system. The Kuiper Belt, made up of leftover from the formation of the solar system, is still very much unexplored... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Latest trend in housing is built around farmsin Davis, about 20 miles west of Sacramento. Master developer the New Home Co.
Latest trend in housing is built around farms
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
in Davis, about 20 miles west of Sacramento. Master developer the New Home Co. was looking to build a neighborhood, not just homes, and market research showed that people wanted to connect to community. So “it made lots of sense to take this... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scientists create TRANSPARENT woodfrom wood Resulting see-through material is twice as strong as Plexiglass Res
Scientists create TRANSPARENT wood
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
from wood Resulting see-through material is twice as strong as Plexiglass Researchers have unveiled a radical new way to use wood - byt making it transparent. They say the breakthrough could lead to new materials for windows, and is even strong... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Latest trend in housing is built around farmsin Davis, about 20 miles west of Sacramento. Master developer the New Home Co.
Latest trend in housing is built around farms
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
in Davis, about 20 miles west of Sacramento. Master developer the New Home Co. was looking to build a neighborhood, not just homes, and market research showed that people wanted to connect to community. So “it made lots of sense to take this... Read more
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Daily Mail
Dyson Sphere alien signals were caused by massive comets suggest studyBreakup of massive comets may have caused mysterious Dyson Sphere 'alien signal
Dyson Sphere alien signals were caused by massive comets suggest study
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Breakup of massive comets may have caused mysterious Dyson Sphere 'alien signals', finds study Bizarre readings from star called KIC 8462852 have baffed scientists One theory is that the dips in light are caused by an alien megastructure New study... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Agrihoods take root as new housing trendwest of California’s capital, Sacramento. Master developer The New Home Co. wa
Agrihoods take root as new housing trend
Finance and Commerce / Posted 7 days ago
west of California’s capital, Sacramento. Master developer The New Home Co. was looking to build a neighborhood, not just homes, and market research showed that people wanted to connect to community. So “it made lots of sense to take this... Read more
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redOrbit
NASA makes first observation of magnetic reconnection eventseen the inside of an explosive, invisible burst of energy known as a magnetic
NASA makes first observation of magnetic reconnection event
redOrbit / Posted 7 days ago
seen the inside of an explosive, invisible burst of energy known as a magnetic reconnection event. As scientists at the US space agency explained Thursday in a statement, magnetic reconnection is one of the primary sources of space radiation,... Read more
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