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Transit of Mercury
Science & Tech  (tags: space, May 9th 2016, transit of mercury, telescope )

Nancy
- 49 days ago - space.com
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.
Gravitational Waves Discovery Would Open Up New World of Science
Science & Tech  (tags: Einstein, gravitational waves )

Nancy
- 135 days ago - smh.com.au
Scientists across the world are giddy at the prospect that the final piece in the puzzle emerging from Einstein's theory of general relativity will fall into place on Friday.
Mystery 'Hobbits' Not Humans Like Us: Study
Science & Tech  (tags: Flores Man, Homo floresiensis, hobbits, anthropological debate, science )

Nancy
- 128 days ago - news.yahoo.com
"There is a lot of information contained in bone layers of the skull," Balzeau told AFP. The results, he said, were unambiguous: "There were no characteristics from our species" -- that is, Homo sapiens.
Largest Age Map Yet Created for Our Milky Way Galaxy
Science & Tech  (tags: Milky Way Galaxy, galaxy map, Sloan Digital Sky Survey, galaxy history )

Nancy
- 164 days ago - sdss.org
In this latest effort, the researchers examined the ages of more than 70,000 stars in order to create the new map. It charts an extent that stretches halfway across our galaxy to 50,000 light-years away.
Ancient 'Massacre' Unearthed Near Lake Turkana, Kenya
Science & Tech  (tags: earliest warfare, Kenya, archaeology, Ancient 'massacre' )

Nancy
- 155 days ago - bbc.com
Archaeologists say they have unearthed the earliest evidence of human warfare to be scientifically dated, at a site in northern Kenya.
Irish People Originate From the MIDDLE EAST
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient genomes, Ireland, discovery, science, genetic shift', Celtic DNA )

Nancy
- 176 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Analysis of four ancient genomes from Ireland has uncovered their ancestry is the result of a 'genetic shift', caused by an increase in farming and metal work in the region.
MIT Develops New Technology That Shocks the Salt Out of Water
Science & Tech  (tags: shock electrodialysis, sodium particles, salt to fresh water, desalination, fracking )

Nancy
- 211 days ago - inhabitat.com
This process is said to be affordable and avoids some of the snags associated with other desalination methods, such as filters getting clogged and boiling water requiring too much energy.
Searching for the Painted Bunting ~ New York City's Colorful New Celebrity
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, interesting, humans, environment, habitat, news, world )

Carrie
- 201 days ago - theverge.com
We're hoping to catch a glimpse of a bird that ~ until recently ~ had never been seen in New York City: the painted bunting. The bird is the avian equivalent of a box of crayons.
You Can Actually Hear the Climate Changing ~ TEXT and SOUNDS
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, science, scientists, climate change, soundscape ecologist, discovery, investigation, news, humans, world, study )

Carrie
- 200 days ago - outsideonline.com
Soundscape ecologist Bernie Krause has recorded jaguars in the Amazon, ice in Antarctica, insects in Zimbabwe, rainstorms in Borneo, and orcas in the Pacific. Wild sounds allow us to examine changes that may otherwise go unnoticed.
Catatumbo Lighting
Science & Tech  (tags: Catatumbo Lighting, Venezuela, Tropospheric ozone, science, environment, Maracaibo basin )

Nancy
- 228 days ago - odditycentral.com
The people of northwestern Venezuela call the phenomenon âEUR~rib a-baâEUR(TM), which means âEUR~river of fire in the skyâEUR(TM). It is also known as âEUR~Relámpago del CatatumboâEUR(TM), the âEUR~everlasting stormâEUR(TM). It generates 1.2 million lightning strikes a year,
 
 
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