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Neutron Stars Collide, and WE Get to See IT!
Science & Tech  (tags: research, scientists, space, science, astronomy, discovery, interesting, news )

Mitchell
- 3 hours ago - npr.org
Massive amounts of gold and platinum are produced as "side effects" as two neutron stars are seen to collide.
Inferno Below: Satellite Photos Of Northern California Wildfires
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Satellite Photography, California Wildfires, October 2017, astronomy, environment, habitat, health, humans, news, research, science, scientists, space, world )

Fiona
- 4 days ago - livescience.com
Currently, 17 fires are active in northern California, according to a map generated by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE). The wildfires this October are unusually intense.
Grab Your Binoculars To See A New Found Comet
Science & Tech  (tags: Comet, New, Binoculars, Space, astronomy, discovery, humans, investigation, nasa, news, science, scientists, space, study )

Fiona
- 9 days ago - space.com
A newfound comet is putting on a show in the night sky now, and you should be able to see it with a pair of binoculars. The comet C/2017 O1 ASAS-SN might be one of the brighter ones that has come our way
Yellowstone Supervolcano Is Experiencing Its Longest Earthquake Swarm on Record (But Calm Down)
Science & Tech  (tags: Yellowstone Super volcano, Volcanology, Earthquake Swarm. science, technology, news, scientists )

Cat
- 10 days ago - gizmodo.com
How reassuring! Do not lose sleep tonight, the world will not end as the result of some enormous supervolcano eruption in Yellowstone National Park any time soon.
Gravitational Wave Nobel Prize!!
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, news, science, scientists, space, technology, research )

Mitchell
- 12 days ago - phys.org
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics went to the physicists who created the LIGO system that confirmed Einstein's 100 year old prediction!
Get Excited: 14 Solar System Exploration Missions Are Planned After Cassini
Science & Tech  (tags: Cassini Spacecraft, Juno Probe, Curiosity Rover, NASAastronomy, discovery, Gizmos, interesting, investigation, news, science, scientists, space, world )

Fiona
- 14 days ago - space.com
NASA's Cassini spacecraft ended its epic 13-year stint at Saturn on Sept. 15, but there are other upcoming planetary science missions to look forward to. Now, Juno probe is studying Jupiter, and Curiosity rover is exploring Mars.
Fourth Gravitational Wave Detected!
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, news, cosmology, science, research, scientists )

Mitchell
- 16 days ago - skyandtelescope.com
Yet another "Einstein" wave has been noted, this time by 3 detectors.
Vibrant Video Of The Southern Lights
Science & Tech  (tags: Aurora Australis, Southern Lights, International Space Station, Southern Hemisphere, astronomy, discovery, interesting, nasa, news, science, scientists, technology, world )

Fiona
- 19 days ago - space.com
This video, on site, was shared by an astronaut on the International Space Station (ISS). Paolo Nespoli captured this beautiful aurora display as the ISS passed over the Southern Hemisphere.
To Find Aliens, We Must Think Of Life As We Do Not Know It
Science & Tech  (tags: Astrophysics, astrophysicist, Skibba, San Diego, California, astronomy, discovery, humans, interesting, investigation, nasa, news, research, science, scientists, space, technology, world )

Fiona
- 27 days ago - aeon.co
Article by Ramin Skibba, Astrophysicist. "From blob-like jellyfish to rock-like lichens, our planet teems with such diversity of life that it is difficult to recognise some organisms as even being alive."
RIP Cassini: Historic Final Mission Ends With Plunge Into Saturn
Science & Tech  (tags: Cassini Spacecraft, Final Mission, Plunge Into Saturn, Saturn's moon, astronomy, discovery, nasa, news, science, scientists, space, world )

Fiona
- 30 days ago - space.com
NASA received its last data transmission from Cassini at 4:55:46 a.m. PDT (7:55:46 a.m. EDT, 1146 GMT) today (Sept. 15), before the probe as it hurtled into Saturn's atmosphere.
Promethean Claims: Should We Be Concerned About the Loss Of Scientific Neutrality?
Science & Tech  (tags: biotechnology, science, news, technology, scientists, research, investigation, discovery, computers, GeneticEngineering )

Fiona
- 31 days ago - aeon.co
Biotechnology's Promethean claims to explain, manipulate and transform our lives may be dangerous. Evolutionary theory which offer to explain human origins are leading us in which directions?.
Cassini Grand Finale: Father And Son Researcher Will Say Good Bye Together
Science & Tech  (tags: Cassini Spacecraft, Grand Finale, 22 dives into Saturn's Rings, Saturn's Moons, astronomy, computer, humans, nasa, news, research, science, scientists, world )

Fiona
- 31 days ago - ibtimes.com
Early Friday morning, before the sun rises over Pasadena, Calif., hundreds of scientists and researchers will gather to say goodbye to Cassini. The unmanned spacecraft was launched nearly two decades ago. Video on site is magnificent.
The Sun Erupts In The Most Intense Solar Flare Of This Cycle
Science & Tech  (tags: Solar Flares, NASA, Intense, Disrupts Radio Communication, news, science, safety, space, technology )

Fiona
- 31 days ago - ibtimes.com
The particles and solar radiation may also hamper radio signals. The new geomagnetic storm warning comes a few days after a strong solar flare temporarily knocked out radio communications. The flare was an X-class flare, the most intense variety.
We Are Dead Stars......The Truth About The Origin Of Humanity
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, supernovae, dead stars, black holes, astronomy, discovery, energy, humans, interesting, nasa, news, research, science, scientists, world )

Fiona
- 32 days ago - aeon.co
NASA astronomer Michelle Thaller explains how every atom in the human body that is composed of anything more complex than hydrogen and helium atoms âEUR" can be traced back to the life cycle of a star. video on site
 

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