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Cassini Finds Mysterious New Aurora On Saturn
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery, astronomy, science, space, study, research, interesting, environment, technology, investigation )

- 3388 days ago -
Saturn has its own unique brand of aurora that lights up the polar cap,unlike any other planetary aurora known in our solar system.This odd aurora revealed itself to one of the infrared instruments on NASA's Cassini spacecraft.Auroras are caused by charge
Telescope Views Glowing Stellar Nurseries
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, research, science, space, investigation, interesting, discovery, ancient, astronomy, technology, study, tech, environment, research, astronomy, discovery, environment, ancient, space, study, tech, science, scientists, interesting, investi )

- 3388 days ago -
Illustrating the power of submillimetre-wavelength astronomy,an APEX telescope image reveals how an expanding bubble of ionized gas about ten light-years across is causing the surrounding material to collapse into dense clumps that are the birthplaces of>
Critically Endangered Fruit Bat Make Dramatic Return From Brink Of Extinction
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, protection, animals, wildanimals, habitat, environment, conservation, endangered, wildlife, extinction, killing, goodnews )

- 3396 days ago -
A once critically endangered bat species,the 'Pemba flying fox',has made a dramatic return from the brink of extinction,according to new research.As recently as 1989,only a scant few individual fruit bats could be observed on the tropical island of Pemba,
'Ghost Of Mirach' Materializes In Space Telescope Image
Science & Tech  (tags: interesting, discovery, science, research, space, technology, scientists, environment, ancient, investigation, study, tech )

- 3397 days ago -
NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer has lifted the veil off a ghost known to haunt the local universe,providing new insight into the formation and evolution of galaxies.The eerie creature,called NGC 404,is a type of galaxy known as "lenticular."Lenticular>
Take Action: Support Responsible Energy Corridor Development!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, green, Sustainabililty, humans, energy, business, sustainable, society, ecosystems )

- 3401 days ago -
Make no mistake.The government's plan for energy corridors will result in the construction of massive infrastructure in and around our wild lands,national parks and national monuments without helping create a clean energy future.Have a say in this issue
More Hidden Territory On Mercury Revealed By MESSENGER Spacecraft
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, environment, science, research, space, technology, nasa, investigation )

- 3402 days ago -
A NASA spacecraft gliding over the battered surface of Mercury for the second time this year has revealed more previously unseen real estate on the innermost planet.The probe also has produced several science firsts and is returning hundreds of new photos
Saturn's Rings May Be More Massive, Older, Than Previously Thought
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, research, study, space, interesting, discovery, ancient, astronomy, concept )

- 3439 days ago -
Saturn's rings may be more massive than previously thought,and potentially much older,according to calculations that simulate colliding particles in Saturn's rings and their erosion by meteorites.These results support the possibility that Saturn's rings>
NewsDaily: Little Mars Rover That Could Heads to New Crater
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, news, performance, nasa, space, tech, technology, scientists, investigation, interesting, design, discovery, environment, concept, study, humans )

- 3440 days ago -
The aging but intrepid Mars rover Opportunity is set to embark on a two-year mission it may never complete,a 7-mile(12-km)journey to a crater far bigger than one it has called home for two years,NASA said on Monday.The golf-cart-sized robot with a wobbly>
New Virtual Telescope Zooms In On Milky Way's Super-Massive Black Hole
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, astronomy, research, science, space, interesting, design, ancient, scientists, study, investigation, history )

- 3455 days ago -
An international team,led by astronomers at the MIT Haystack Observatory,has obtained the closest views ever of what is believed to be a super-massive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.Sagittarius A* ("A-star"),long thought to mark the>>
Wolves Would Rather Eat Salmon
Animals  (tags: animals, habitat, wildanimals, wildlife, investigation, conservation, endangered, wildanimals, environment )

- 3457 days ago -
Although most people imagine wolves chasing deer and other hoofed animals,new research suggests that,when they can,wolves actually prefer fishing to hunting.The study shows that when salmon is available,wolves will reduce deer hunting activity and instead
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