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New Pompeii discovery shifts date of Mount Vesuvius eruption...
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ROME (AP) — New excavations in the ancient buried city of Pompeii have yielded a truly historic find: a charcoal inscription apparently dating the eruption of Mount Vesuvius to October of A.D. 79, ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-17 02:52 UTC
NASA Chandra telescope resurrected after glitch...
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The space agency gets some good news about one of its stricken space telescopes, though Hubble remains in safe mode.
By ceres on 2018-10-15 18:55 UTC
Giant planets around young star raise questions about how planets form...
Researchers have identified a young star with four Jupiter and Saturn-sized planets in orbit around it, the first time that so many massive planets have been detected in such a young system.
By ceres on 2018-10-15 18:53 UTC
How do 7 billion pounds of beef get contaminated?...
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Another massive recall raises questions about food safety standards -- and how animals are raised.
By rjx32 on 2018-10-15 17:48 UTC
Another NASA Space Telescope Sidelined by Glitch...
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The Chandra X-ray Observatory, which has been observing the universe in high-energy light since 1999, entered a protective "safe mode" on Wednesday (Oct. 10).
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-14 07:40 UTC
How oysters are restoring New York's polluted harbor...
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These busy filter-feeders clean the water, attract biodiversity, and offer protection from storms.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-12 18:13 UTC
Stephen Hawking's last scientific study published, showing professor grappled with mystery of black holes right up until his death...
The research attempts to deal with a paradox that occupied the scientist's mind throughout his career
By peterb on 2018-10-11 17:17 UTC
U.S., Russia astronauts survive emergency landing after booster fails on Russian rocket...
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Astronauts on board a Soyuz rocket heading to the International Space Station survived an emergency landing following a booster failure, a Russian space official said Thursday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-11 11:24 UTC
Hubble Space Telescope Malfunction Won't Last Long, NASA Says...
Worry rippled through the astronomical community this weekend as NASA announced that the Hubble Space Telescope was in safe mode — but NASA confirmed in a statement released yesterday (Oct. 8) that the agency expected the instrument to be back at wo
By ceres on 2018-10-09 20:08 UTC
Easter Island inhabitants collected freshwater from the ocean's edge in order to survive...
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Ancient inhabitants of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) maintained a society of thousands by utilizing coastal groundwater discharge as their main source of "freshwater," according to new research from a team of archaeologists including faculty at Bingham
By ceres on 2018-10-09 20:08 UTC
'Mystery space junk' washes up on South Carolina beach and mystifies residents...
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The large cylindrical object, described as being soft and feeling like foam, was found by Lowcountry Marine Mammal Network who are usually deployed to deal with marine animals.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-08 20:19 UTC
A Man Took Antibiotics Before Going to the Dentist. He Developed An Ultra-Rare Brain Side Effect...
A man's life-threatening reaction after a root canal was traced back to amoxicillin, a common antibiotic, which triggered the man's meningitis.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-07 18:19 UTC
NASA Voyager 2 Could Be Nearing Interstellar Space...
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NASA's Voyager 2 probe, currently on a journey toward interstellar space, has detected an increase in cosmic rays that originate outside our solar system.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-07 18:19 UTC
An 8-Year-Old Girl Pulled This 1,500-Year-Old Sword Out of a Swedish Lake...
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An 8-year-old girl pulled this 1,500-year-old sword from a lake in Sweden.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-05 16:54 UTC
These Photos of Asteroid Ryugu from Successful MASCOT Landing Are Amazing...
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Earlier this week, a spacecraft plopped a small lander on a diamond-shaped space rock far, far away — and before that robot ended a marathon 17-hour work session, it sent back some incredible images.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-05 16:53 UTC
Ontario researchers testing origins of life theory in new planet simulator...
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A small group of Ontario researchers believe they may have solved the origins of life mystery. The results come from early experiments run in a planet simulator at McMaster University's new Origins of Life Laboratory, which started running this summer
By mabat2018 on 2018-10-04 15:55 UTC
NASA isn't quite sure about Russia's ISS hole 'sabotage' claim...
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The story of the strange hole in a Russian vehicle attached to the International Space Station continues to get stranger. Just yesterday comments from the head of Russian space agency Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, began to make the rounds, Rogozin stating th
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-04 15:41 UTC
Researchers may have found the first signs of an exomoon...
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Over the last couple of decades, we've spotted thousands of planets outside of our solar system -- Kepler alone has confirmed more than 2,600. But so far, we've haven't found any exomoons, despite the likelihood of them being prevalent in our
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-03 22:40 UTC
New Jersey Jellyfish: Bright Blue Jellyfish Stuns New Jersey...
If you're looking for colorful sea creatures the first place you'd look probably wouldn't be anywhere near New Jersey. Hurricane Florence, which recently slammed into the East Coa...
By viper1 on 2018-10-03 21:40 UTC
The Alien Observatory"Advanced Civilization on Another Planet Should Be Generating Electromagnetic Signals"...
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This is not pie-in-the-sky research—scientists have been studying this possibility for nearly 60 years. Several research projects concerning the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) have been launched since the late 1950s, mainly in the United States. The idea is that an advanced
By ceres on 2018-10-03 16:46 UTC
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