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NASA Picks Eight Innovative Tech Projects to Fund for Future
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, technology, NASA, space, tech, discovery, concept, design, energy, interesting, news, research, study )

- 67 days ago -
some very interesting projects are now going to be funded by NASA
Chandra Movie Captures Expanding Debris From a Stellar Explosion
Science & Tech  (tags: Chandra X-Ray Observatory, NASA, Supernova, Very Large Array, Goddard Space Flight Center, Tycho Brahe )

- 72 days ago -
When the star that created this supernova remnant exploded in 1572, it was so bright that it was visible during the day.
Finding Habitable Planets Is One Thing, Finding Life Quite Another
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, space, discovery, nasa, Kepler Space Telescope )

- 72 days ago -
There appear to be more planets in space than stars. And new figures released this week from the Kepler Space Telescope suggest that there could be 10 billion of them in our galaxy that are suitable for life.
NASAs IceBridge Flies Over the Front of a Greenland Glacier
Science & Tech  (tags: Operation IceBridge, NASA, Polar ice survey, Greenland, Sermeq Kujatdleq glacier, Umanaq B mission, NOAA )

- 73 days ago -
Operation IceBridge, NASA's airborne survey of polar ice, has returned from the Umanaq B mission along Greenland's western coast. This top-down view from a NOAA P-3 aircraft shows the calving front of Sermeq Kujatdleq glacier.
Wildfires Break Out in Ontario
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Aqua Satellite, MODIS, Canada, Wildfires )

- 75 days ago -
The fires captured in this image show the Kenora Fire on the border of Ontario and Manitoba. The second larger fire might be the Red Lake Fire but this has not been verified. It is however, a large wildfire and it is located in the Caribou Falls area
Smoke From Canadian Wildfires Trapped in Clouds
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Aqua Satellite, MODIS, Canada, Wildfire )

- 75 days ago -
NASAs Aqua satellite captured this image of the clouds over Canada. Entwined within the clouds is the smoke billowing up from the wildfires that are currently burning across a large expanse of the country.
NASAs Kepler Mission Announces Largest Collection of Planets Ever Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Kepler space telescope, K2 Mission, Ames Research Center, Distant planets, Universe )

- 75 days ago -
NASA's Kepler mission has verified 1,284 new planets âEUR" the single largest finding of planets to date.
Five Solomon Islands Disappear Into the Pacific Ocean as a Result of Climate Change
Science & Tech  (tags: Australia, climate change, CO2, environment, global warming, NASA, news, US Geological Survey, world )

- 76 days ago -
All due to man-made climate change as in global warming. NASA reports that the seas could rise by 7 meters in coming years and decimate the world's coastal communities, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Plutos Interaction With the Solar Wind Is Unique, Study Finds
Science & Tech  (tags: Pluto, NASA, New Horizions Mission, Solar System, Solar Wind Around Pluto (SWAP) instrumen )

- 78 days ago -
Pluto behaves less like a comet than expected and somewhat more like a planet like Mars or Venus in the way it interacts with the solar wind, a continuous stream of charged particles from the sun.
Inside a Russian Experiment to Make Life Possible on the Moon or Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: space, technology, nasa, interesting, history )

- 81 days ago -
Begun in the Cold War more than half a century ago, the experiment anticipated the Hollywood dilemma faced in The Martian by Matt Damon when he is stranded on the Red Planet: how to create oxygen, water and food to survive in a hostile...
Europe Aiming for International 'Moon Village'
Science & Tech  (tags: space, space exploration, moon, base, village, NASA, ESA, science, concept, world )

- 81 days ago -
a very interesting proposal indeed
New Model Could Show That Stephen Hawking Is Right About Black Holes
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, science, scientists, discovery, black holes, Hawking radiation, nasa )

- 81 days ago -
One of the longest standing mysteries of black holes is what happens to stuff when it falls inside.
Space Station Flyover of Morocco
Science & Tech  (tags: Expedition 47, ISS, NASA, Astronaut Jeff Williams, Morocco, Photography from Space )

- 82 days ago -
Expedition 47 Flight Engineer Jeff Williams of NASA captured this detailed photograph from the International Space Station during a daytime flyover of Morocco on May 2, 2016.
NASA to Provide Coverage of May 9 Mercury Transit of the Sun
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center, Mercury transit, Solar Dynamics Observatory, Solar system, Sun )

- 82 days ago -
NASA is inviting media and viewers around the world to see a relatively rare celestial event, with coverage of the Monday, May 9 transit of the sun by the planet Mercury. Media may view the event at NASAs Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD.
Promising Worlds Found Around Nearby Ultra-Cool Dwarf Star
Science & Tech  (tags: Distant Planets, TRAPPIST-1, NASA, ESO, Johnson Space Center, Hubble Space Telesciope, Kepler Space Telescope, K2 Mission )

- 83 days ago -
Astronomers using the TRAPPIST telescope at ESOs La Silla Observatory have discovered three planets with sizes and temperatures similar to those of Venus and Earth, orbiting an ultra-cool dwarf star just 40 light-years from Earth.

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