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A Fireball Exploded In This Mans Face Now Hes Suing The Fracking Operation
Science & Tech  (tags: Fireball, gas explosion, methane, Cody Murray, water pollution, natural gas drilling, extraction activities )

Dandelion
- 830 days ago - occupy.com
Rigorous scientific testing, including isotope testing, has conclusively demonstrated that the high-level methane contamination of the Murrays water well resulted from natural gas drilling and extraction activities.
Finding Habitable Planets Is One Thing, Finding Life Quite Another
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, space, discovery, nasa, Kepler Space Telescope )

Michael
- 557 days ago - cbc.ca
There appear to be more planets in space than stars. And new figures released this week from the Kepler Space Telescope suggest that there could be 10 billion of them in our galaxy that are suitable for life.
Hubble Spies a Spiral Snowflake
Science & Tech  (tags: NGC 6814, Hubble Space Telesciope, NASA/ESA, Goddard Space Flight Center, Galaxies, Universe )

Steve
- 557 days ago - nasa.gov
Together with irregular galaxies, spiral galaxies make up approximately 60 percent of the galaxies in the local universe. However, despite their prevalence, each spiral galaxy is unique and like snowflakes, no two are alike.
Transit of Mercury
Science & Tech  (tags: space, May 9th 2016, transit of mercury, telescope )

Nancy
- 565 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.
Mass Extinction Is Closer Than You Know   video
Science & Tech  (tags: mass extinction, earth, scientists, studies, fossil fuels, dinosaurs, climate change, climate disruption, dangerous direction, 66 million years ago )

Dandelion
- 590 days ago - youtube.com
What we are doing to the Earth has no parallel in 66 million years. Two new scientific papers say that it is happening a lot faster and in a more dangerous direction than scientists were even considering as a worst case scenario just a few years ago.
Ramesses III Was Murdered By Multiple Assailants Then Received Postmortem Cosmetic Surgery to Hide It
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 609 days ago - ancient-origins.net
A theory about the assassination of Ramesses III has been confirmed by researchers at the University in Cairo. They say that he was killed by multiple assailants and given postmortem cosmetic surgery to hide this fact.
Whale Graveyards
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 610 days ago - hakaimagazine.com
When whales die, they usually come to rest on the seabed. But sometimes, due to illnesses, whaling, or even toxic algae, whales die on dry land. From 20th-century whaling stations to prehistoric mass-stranding sites, here are five onshore sites
Cactus Guts Could Rid Drinking Water of Toxins
Science & Tech  (tags: prickly pear, cactus, Norma Alcantar, Mexico, indigenous, sediment, toxins in water, grandmother )

Dandelion
- 612 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Researcher Norma Alcantars grandmother used prickly pear cactus to remove sediment from river water she had collected for drinking when growing up in early 1900s rural Mexico. Scientist discover once more what indigenous already knew.
 
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