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What Is Comet Dust Made of?
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, comets, Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, COSIMA, discovery, esa, news, Rosetta, space )

Kayleen
- 5 hours ago - csmonitor.com
ESA's Rosetta spacecraft--in orbit around Comet 67P--analyzed dust blown out from the comet by solar radiation and just discovered they are composed of dry fluffy grains made of sodium. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Twin Astronauts Prep for Year-Long Mission to Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: astronauts, humans, interesting, ISS, Mars, nasa, news, space, study, world )

Kayleen
- 13 hours ago - cbsnews.com
Scott will spend a year aboard ISS while his brother Mark stays on Earth. When Scott returns, NASA will compare both twins' conditions to determine space effects for a trip to Mars, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Magnetic Fields of Asteroids Lasted Hundreds of Millions of Years
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, discovery, environment, humans, interesting, nasa, news, research, science, space, society, world, asteroids, magnetic fields )

Frank
- 4 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The magnetic fields of planetary building blocks lasted for a surprisingly long time in the solar system's early days, a new study suggests.
Get Your Binoculars: Huge Asteroid to Pass Close to Earth Next Week
Science & Tech  (tags: Arecibo Observatory, asteroid, astronomy, Goldstone, interesting, JPL, nasa, news, science, space )

Kayleen
- 4 days ago - cbsnews.com
NASA says it just takes a pair of binoculars to see this giant, third-of-a-mile-wide space rock as it makes its closest approach on January 26th. It's already under big-time surveillance, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Barren Deserts Host Complex Ecosystems
Science & Tech  (tags: Arizona State University, deserts, discovery, environment, interesting, Moab Desert, news, research, science, Utah, world )

Kayleen
- 6 days ago - foxnews.com
Bacteria, algae, fungi and lichens and plants like mosses and liverworts, create biological soil crusts in arid environments. This discovery helps us gauge the habitability of other planets, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
At 90, She's Designing Tech For Aging Boomers (TEXT and AUDIO)
Science & Tech  (tags: Humans, IDEO, tech designer, Barbara Beskind, Baby Boomers, technology, design, concept, society, news )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - npr.org
In Silicon Valley's youth-obsessed culture, 40-year-olds get plastic surgery to fit in. But IDEO, the firm that famously developed the first mouse for Apple, has a 90-year-old designer on staff. Barbara Beskind says her age is an advantage.
Green Comet Lovejoy Keeps Wowing Amateur Astronomers
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, design, discovery, history, humans, interesting, news, research, science, scientists, space, study, technology, world )

Caree
- 11 days ago - msn.com
Amateur astronomers and astrophotographers around the globe have been keeping their eyes on the distinctly green glow of Comet Lovejoy, a cosmic object discovered last year that continues to amaze in telescope views. New images (and a short movie) of
Astronauts Evacuate From U.S. Side of International Space Station
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, science, news, nasa, humans, environment, astronomy, cosmology, space, astronauts, evacuate, International Space Station, toxic, amonia, leak )

Darren
- 12 days ago - scientificamerican.com
An alarm suggesting a potentially toxic ammonia leak on the International Space Station early Wednesday, but it might have been a false alarm
Experts Surprised, Delighted By Baby California Condor (+Video)
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, Big Sur, California, condors, discovery, endangered, environment, good news, habitat destruction, interesting, lead poisoning, news, poaching, science, Ventana Wildlife Society, wildlife )

Kayleen
- 13 days ago - csmonitor.com
A pair of California condors have produced a baby, surprising wildlife experts who stated the endangered raptors managed to secretly mate outside their careful monitoring. This discovery is logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
NASA Closer Than Ever to Finding Earth's 'Twin'
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, nasa, news, research, science, space, study )

Ben
- 14 days ago - smh.com.au
NASA's Kepler mission, a space telescope which has scoured more than 150,000 stars for planets beyond our solar system, has found 1000 of the 4175 potential planets discovered so far.
The Smart Collar Is Almost Here!
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, safety, news, NewTechnology, internet, tech, technology, pets, dogs, cat tracker, Cell phone, collar )

Ann
- 15 days ago - petclue.com
Check out the "Smart Collar" or should we say "Smartphone" for Pets!
Newfound Exoplanets Are Most Earth-Like Yet
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, science, research, news, nasa, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, astronomy, cosmology, exoplanets, kepler )

Darren
- 19 days ago - scientificamerican.com
NASA's planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft finds two worlds that have sizes and orbits similar to ours
Bowhead Whale's Genome Sequence Could Solve the Human Aging Problem
Science & Tech  (tags: aging, discovery, humans, Liverpool University, news, research, science, world )

Kayleen
- 19 days ago - consolidatetimes.com
This Arctic whale has a life span well over 200 years and is the longest living mammal. This research will help us control aging in humans, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Gorgeous 'Pillars Of Creation' Shine In New Hi-Def Hubble Photos
Science & Tech  (tags: Pillars of Creation, Eagle Nebula, Incredibly gorguos, interesting, nasa, news, space, technology, astronomy )

Kelly
- 19 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Twenty years after it snapped one of the most iconic space photos ever, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has revisited the "pillars of creation" in new high-def splendor. What better way to celebrate Hubble's 25th anniversary this April?
Historic Space Mission Seeks New Horizons as Probe Homes in on Pluto
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, nasa, news, research, science, space )

Ben
- 21 days ago - smh.com.au
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is nearing Pluto after a 4.8 billion-kilometre journey lasting almost nine years.
 

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