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Get Ready for the Lyrid Meteor Shower: Our Complete Guide for 2014
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, meteor shower, Lyrids, observation )

Beatrice
- 6 hours ago - universetoday.com
The month of April doesn't only see showers that bring May flowers: it also brings the first dependable meteor shower of the season. We're talking about the Lyrid meteors, and although 2014 finds the circumstances for this meteor shower as less than fav
Scientists Discover First Earth-Sized Planet That Could Support Life
Science & Tech  (tags: exoplanets, space exploration, Kepler )

Freya
- 12 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
For the first time, scientists have discovered an Earth-sized alien planet in the habitable zone of its host star, an "Earth cousin" that just might have liquid water and the right conditions for life.
Keep Shell Out of the Arctic! - Take Action!: NRDC's Save BioGems
Science & Tech  (tags: architecture, auto, babies, business, children, clothing, CO2emissions, conservation, CoolStuff, coolstuff, design, eco-friendly, ecosystems, energy, environment, family, food, garden, globalwarming, goodnews, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, he )

Susanne
- 14 hours ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Four years ago this spring, BP's Deepwater Horizon rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico and caused the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
Scientists Find Earth-Sized Planet in An Orbit Friendly to Life
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, design, discovery, humans, interesting, nasa, news, research, science, scientists, space, study, technology )

Caree
- 20 hours ago - news.msn.com
For the first time, scientists have found an Earth-sized world orbiting in a life-friendly zone around a distant star. The discovery, announced on Thursday, is the closest scientists have come so far to finding a true Earth twin. The star, known as Kepler
Amazing Chemistry Facts You Never Knew (Well, Not All of Them!)
Science & Tech  (tags: interesting, chemistry, facts )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - funzug.com
A very interesting set of facts - some familiar, others perhaps not!
Startup Invents a 'Homemade' Solar Lamp for Developing Countries
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, DIY, startup, solar energy, Solar Lighting, Africa )

Alex
- 2 days ago - dailyfusion.net
The solar lamp developed by LEDsafari, a young startup from Lausanne, is a more effective, safer, and less expensive form of illumination than the traditional oil lamp currently used by more than one billion people in the world.
Male Monkey Cares for Dying Partner
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Study, Nature, Animals, Wildanimals, Monkeys, Care, Partners, Primates )

Ray
- 2 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A wild male marmoset has been seen and filmed embracing and caring for his dying partner. The female monkey accidently fell from a tree in the forests of Brazil and the male comforted her as she lay dying.
Top 10 Things You Might Not Know About Stars
Science & Tech  (tags: Stars )

Michael
- 2 days ago - earthsky.org
Here's a collection of 10 unexpected, intriguing facts about the stars of our universe - including our sun - that you probably didn't know!
This Fish Crawled Out of the Water...and Into Creationists' Nightmares By Chris Mooney
Science & Tech  (tags: Tiktaalik roseae, science, research, evolution, fossil, creationists )

Nancy
- 2 days ago - motherjones.com
Tiktaalik, Shubin has observed, was a fish capable of doing a push-up. It had both lungs and gills. In sum, it's quite the transitional form.
The Results Are In! You Have To See Our 12 Favorite Winners Of The World's Most Amazing Architecture!
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, environment, interesting, research, science, technology )

Frans
- 2 days ago - industrytap.com
Architizer, an online architecture database, recently announced the winners of their 2nd Annual A+ Awards, which featured voting from "300 industry leaders" and online voting from the public from more than 100 countries....
Graphene: Strongest & Thinnest Material Known to Exist, May Be the Next Wonder Material
Science & Tech  (tags: Graphene, strongest and thinnest material, pliable, next wonder )

Sai Krish
- 2 days ago - economictimes.indiatimes.com
Graphene is the strongest, thinnest material known to exist. A form of carbon, it can conduct electricity and heat better than anything else. And get ready for this: It is not only the hardest material in the world, but also one of the most pliable.
Predators and Prey: A Roman Mosaic From Lod, Israel
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
One of the oldest surviving complete Roman mosaics dating from 1,700 years ago, a spectacular discovery made in Lod in Israel, will go on show at Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire, UK. The exhibition Predators and Prey: A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel is
URENT~URGENT ENDS APRIL 15 Action Alert: Navy's Proposed Action Deadly To Resident Orcas
Science & Tech  (tags: comment period closes on April 15, URGENT, increased underwater charges and mines, pier-side testing and maintenance, pollution, protection, politics, oceans, wildlife, water, government, environment, endangered, conservation, ecosystems, nature, destruct )

Kelly
- 3 days ago - championsforcetaceans.com
The comment period closes on April 15 for the Navy's Proposed Actions in the Puget Sound. The Navy plans to add pier-side testing and maintenance, increased sonar practicing, and increased underwater charges and mines.
Supernova Cleans Up Its Surroundings
Science & Tech  (tags: Supernova )

Michael
- 3 days ago - spacedaily.com
Supernovas are the spectacular ends to the lives of many massive stars. T
Exploring Dark Energy
Science & Tech  (tags: cosmology, space exploration, dark energy )

Freya
- 3 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The Universe is expanding--the space between galaxies is growing larger all the time. Not only that, but the rate of expansion is getting faster, a phenomenon we call "dark energy."
 

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