NASA Has Released Incredible Images of That Giant Meteor Explosion We All Missed – ScienceAlert

A meteor that exploded above the clouds over the Bering Sea in December was caught on camera by NASA’s eyes in the sky. Just minutes after the meteor burst apart on 18 December 2018, the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument aboard the Terra satellite captured the scene in a sequence of images. Clearly visible is […]

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Mystery 520 million-year-old sea creature with 18 tentacles discovered – Mirror Online

A mystery sea creature believed to be at least 518 million years old has been discovered by scientists. The fossil has 18 tentacles coming out of its mouth and has been described as resembling a modern day comb jellyfish- with experts saying it could be its ‘relative’. It’s covered in fine, feather-like branches said to […]

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Angry Canadians Claim “Toxic Splashdown” From Spaceships Is Ruining Our Oceans – Narcity

While space travel and exploration has advanced in the past few decades, the technology that is being used to launch these rockets and satellites into space is still fairly unknown by a majority of the world. After a group of Canadians expressed their anger about Russian spacecraft allegedly ruining Canadian waters, a global ocean group […]

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This incredible NASA snapshot reminds us how gorgeous Jupiter really is – BGR

Jupiter, the “king” of planets in our solar system, is a hostile place you definitely wouldn’t want to visit. The gas giant is a swirling mass of storms that stretch hundreds of miles deep, and the larger storms on the planet like the Great Red Spot are large enough to swallow Earth several times over. […]

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Dream Chaser passes latest NASA development milestone – SpaceFlight Insider

<!– Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser space plane passed another milestone in its development to be the third commercial cargo freighter for the ISS. –> Derek Richardson March 24th, 2019 An artist’s rendering of Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser above the International Space Station. Image Credit: Nathan Koga / SpaceFlight Insider Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream […]

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The inside story of the Apollo 1 cabin fire – Salon

The Apollo program started in the halcyon years of the late fifties when the nation was flush from the postwar industrial boom and free of major social disturbances; but by the mid-sixties, the political landscape had shifted significantly. Those seemingly happy days had hidden underlying stresses that blew up in the sixties, and by 1966, deadly race […]

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Where no chopper has gone before: NASA to send a helicopter to Mars – RT

Not content with rovers, NASA’s next Mars mission will include a helicopter that will be the first human craft to fly around another planet and could potentially pave the way for groundbreaking exploration on Mars and beyond. The Mars 2020 Rover will land on the Red Planet in early 2021 with a small helicopter on […]

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Mysterious 520 million-year-old sea monster with tentacles coming out of its mouth discovered – The Sun

THE remains of a 520 million-year-old sea monster that has 18 tentacles around its mouth has been discovered by scientists. The mysterious underwater creature – said to resemble a modern-day comb jelly – lurked in the depths during the prehistoric period. Yang Zhao A bizarre ancient sea creature with 18 mouth tentacle has been found […]

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Chilean telescope uncovers one of the oldest star clusters in the galaxy – Digital Trends

Color composite GSAOI+GeMS image of HP 1 obtained using the Gemini South telescope in Chile. North is up and East to the left. Gemini Observatory/AURA/NSF; composite image produced by Mattia Libralato of Space Telescope Science Institute An ultra-high definition image captured by the Gemini South telescope in Chile has uncovered one of the oldest star […]

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Brazilian Physicist Marcelo Gleiser: ‘Science does not kill God’ – Buenos Aires Times

The annual Templeton Prize, which recognises outstanding contributions to “affirming life’s spiritual dimension,” was awarded Tuesday to Brazilian Marcelo Gleiser – a theoretical physicist dedicated to demonstrating science and religion are not enemies. A physics and astronomy professor whose specialisations include cosmology, 60-year-old Gleiser was born in Rio de Janeiro, and […]

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