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Planet Nine: A World That Shouldn't Exist
Science & Tech  (tags: Planet Nine )

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Earlier this year scientists presented evidence for Planet Nine, a Neptune-mass planet in an elliptical orbit 10 times farther from our Sun than Pluto.
Transit of Mercury
Science & Tech  (tags: space, May 9th 2016, transit of mercury, telescope )

- 10 hours ago -
11 MORE Partner Series On Monday (May 9), you will have an opportunity to witness one of the rarest astronomical events: a transit of Mercury across the face of the sun.
Foreshock? A Significant Earthquake Just Hit The New Madrid Fault Seismic Zone
Science & Tech  (tags: earthquakes, disasters, United States, New Madrid fault, Midwest )

- 11 hours ago -
Could the earthquake that just struck the New Madrid fault seismic zone near the town of La Center, Kentucky be a foreshock for a much bigger quake yet to come? Very early on Sunday morning, a magnitude 3.5 earthquake hit western Kentucky...
Say No to Big Coal in Bangladesh's Mangroves
Science & Tech  (tags: endangered, animalwelfare, ethics, protection, wildanimals, humans, environment )

- 12 hours ago -
Say NO to Big coal in Bangladesh's mangroves.
Oldest Crystals on Earth Originated in Asteroid Craters
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, science )

- 12 hours ago -
Formation of zircon crystals
A Pure Methane Sea on Titan | EarthSky.Org
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, environment, interesting, space )

- 21 hours ago -
We knew that Saturn's moon Titan had seas and lakes of liquid hydrocarbons, but their exact composition was unknown until recently.
Journey Toward Milky Ways Dark Heart in New Hubble Video
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science, space )

- 1 day ago -
The Hubble image on which the video is based is comprised of nine separate shots. Video: Best in HD and Full Screen.
Inside a Russian Experiment to Make Life Possible on the Moon or Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: space, technology, nasa, interesting, history )

- 1 day 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 )

- 1 day ago -
a very interesting proposal indeed
Diuktai Cave (Russia)...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 1 day ago -
Diuktai Cave (also spelled Dyuktai) is an archaeological site on the Aldan River, a tributary of the Lena in eastern Siberia, occupied by a group that may have been ancestral to some Paleoarctic people of North America.....
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 )

- 1 day ago -
One of the longest standing mysteries of black holes is what happens to stuff when it falls inside.
Arbon Bleiche 3 - Neolithic Lake Dwelling in Switzerland
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

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Arbon Bleiche 3 is a Neolithic lake dwelling, located on the southern shore of Lake Constance (Bodensee) in Thurgau Canton of Switzerland. The village is known to have been occupied between 3384 and 3370 BC, based on tree ring dates...
Diring Yuriakh (Siberia)
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 1 day ago -
The Diring Yuriakh site lies approximately 140km SSW of Yakutsk on the Lena River, on a point formed by its junction with its tributary, the Diring Yuriakh creek....
Contamination in North Dakota Linked to Fracking Spills
Science & Tech  (tags: Duke University Study, North dakota, fracking, accidental wastewater spills, water and soil contamination )

- 1 day ago -
"Until now, research in many regions of the nation has shown that contamination from fracking has been fairly sporadic and inconsistent". In ND though, it is now widespread, persistent and directly linked to water contaminated by fracking.
Many Fantastic Colors
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, Nili Fossae region, Isidis impact basin, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA/JPL, HiRISE, Solar System )

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The Nili Fossae region, located on the northwest rim of Isidis impact basin, is one of the most colorful regions of Mars.

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