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 2017-08-20 02:12 

National Geographic

Wreckage of WWII-Era U.S.S. Indianapolis Finally Found... +

A search led by billionaire Paul Allen locates the wreckage at the bottom of the Philippine Sea....

 2017-08-19 19:18 

Scientific American

Seeing One Solar Eclipse May Not Be Enough... +

David Baron, author of the new book American Eclipse, talks about how seeing his first total solar eclipse turned him into an eclipse chaser. ...

 2017-08-19 18:54 

Astrobiology Magazine

Astrophysicist predicts detached, eclipsing white dwarfs to merge into exotic star... +

Astrophysicists have discovered two detached, eclipsing double white dwarf binaries with orbital periods of 40 and 46 minutes, respectively....

 2017-08-19 16:17 

Space.com

NASA's Parker Probe Will Explore The Sun's Hellish Atmosphere in 2018... +

During the total solar eclipse, skywatchers can see the corona: the hellish, mysterious outer atmosphere that NASA plans to probe in 2018....

 2017-08-19 15:48 

Space.com

How to View a Solar Eclipse Without Damaging Your Eyes... +

Here are guidelines for watching the Aug. 21, 2017 total solar eclipse, including when it is safe to remove your eclipse glasses....

 2017-08-19 15:32 

Space.com

How Long Will the 2017 Solar Eclipse Last? Depends Where You Are... +

The total phase of the solar eclipse of Aug. 21 will last a maximum of 2 minutes and 40 seconds for observers on the ground. Here's how long it will last at various points along the totality path and why total solar eclipses are so brief....

 2017-08-19 15:29 

Space.com

Get Ready for Major Traffic Jams During the 2017 Solar Eclipse... +

Millions of Americans are expected to travel to see the total solar eclipse that will cross the continental U.S. on Aug. 21, 2017. The event could create one of the worst traffic days in the nations history....

 2017-08-19 14:55 

Space.com

Total Solar Eclipse Could Cost US Nearly $700 Million in Lost Productivity... +

The total solar eclipse of 2017 could cost U.S. companies nearly $700 million in lost productivity on Monday (Aug. 21) when workers pause to watch the moon block the sun....

 2017-08-19 14:43 

The Daily Galaxy

"Totality!" --WATCH NASA Videos to Prep for Monday's Live-Streamed Total Eclipse... +

". . . and the Sun has perished out of heaven, and an evil mist hovers over all." Said to refer to a total solar eclipse of 16 April 1178 BC. From, Homer, The Odyssey (8th century BC). The August...  ;     ...

 2017-08-19 14:36 

ScienceDaily.com

Seeking the secret ingredient in the original smallpox vaccine... +

Thanks to a secret vaccine ingredient as well as a net of worldwide researchers and successful vaccination campaigns, smallpox was finally eradicated in 1977. A new study provides an in-depth investigation of the mysteries associated with the development ...

 2017-08-19 14:00 

Forbes

[ Starts With A Bang Blog ]

Ask Ethan: Do Black Holes Grow Faster Than They Evaporate?... +

Hawking radiation tells us that black holes decay, if only you wait long enough. But what if they continue to grow, too?...

 2017-08-19 12:00 

TreeHugger

Orangutan mama fashions a rain hat of leaves for baby and herself... +

On International Orangutan Day, we celebrate one of humankinds closest relatives....

 2017-08-19 12:00 

Scientific American

How Can You Prepare for the August Solar Eclipse?... +

In less than a week, the Moon will pass in front of the Sun in the middle of the day blocking between 20 to 100% of the Sun’s light across the continental United States as it does. How can you... ...

 2017-08-19 11:40 

Space.com

Bonnie Tyler Will Sing 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' During the Actual Total Solar Eclipse... +

Total eclipse of the heart, meet a total eclipse of the sun: Bonnie Tyler's iconic hit from the 80s is about to be in the right place at the right cosmic time....

 2017-08-19 11:09 

Space.com

Music for a Solar Eclipse: Kronos Quartet Will Serenade the Event in Real Time... +

The Aug. 21 total solar eclipse will have musical accompaniment at the Exploratorium science museum in San Francisco, featuring the acclaimed Kronos Quartet....

 2017-08-19 11:08 

Sky & Telescope

Eclipse Weather: Decision Time... +

With the eclipse just a few days away on Monday, now is the time to start taking stock of the weather forecast and making decisions. The post Eclipse Weather: Decision Time appeared first on Sky & Telescope....

 2017-08-19 11:02 

Space.com

50 Years of Solar Eclipses from Space In Astronaut Photos... +

See amazing photos of solar eclipses from space as seen by astronauts and cosmonauts over the last 50 years....

 2017-08-19 11:00 

ScienceNews.org

Does the corona look different when solar activity is high versus when its low?... +

Carbondale, Ill., will get two eclipses in a row, seven years apart making it the perfect spot to watch the solar cycle in action....

 2017-08-19 10:59 

Space.com

Here's What It's Like to Be the Planetary Protection Officer at NASA... +

John Rummel, a biology professor at East Carolina University, reflects on his experiences as NASA's planetary protection officer, a job that requires a lot of science, but no alien combat....

 2017-08-19 10:57 

Space.com

Turn Your Smartphone into an Eclipse Tool Kit with Essential Apps... +

With the right apps installed, your smartphone or tablet can be a powerful tool for planning and enjoying the Great American Solar Eclipse....

 2017-08-19 10:56 

Space.com

How Astronomers Use Eclipses to Discover Alien Worlds... +

Imagine you attached keen instruments to a telescope and you rocketed a few light-years away from the solar system. And instead of observing the sun-moon eclipse, you stared at the sun as the Earth meandered in its orbit....

 2017-08-19 10:32 

LiveScience.com

Here's How to Watch the Great American Solar Eclipse Live... +

Here's how to watch the Great American Solar Eclipse live on Monday....

 2017-08-19 10:29 

livemint

Solar eclipse turning day into night to send temperatures tumbling... +

Temperatures in Oregon to South Carolina could tumble by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit (5.6 Celsius) during the solar eclipse, says a meteorologist...

 2017-08-19 10:17 

livemint

Novel approach to track HIV infection found... +

Scientists have developed a novel method of tracking HIV infection which could help develop new therapies for prevention and treatment of the disease...

 2017-08-19 10:00 

New Scientist

Meet the turtles surviving an invasion of enormous tractors... +

The eastern painted turtles must now live among enormous, noisy machinery and studying them is offering clues to how animals survive alongside heavy industry...

 2017-08-19 09:44 

livemint

Scientists discover 2 new earthworm species in Kerala... +

Scientists have discovered two new primitive earthworm species Drawida polydiverticulata, Drawida thomasi in the Western Ghats mountain ranges in Kerala...

 2017-08-19 09:41 

livemint

Stephen Hawking blames UK government for health service crisis... +

Stephen Hawking criticises the British government for causing a crisis in the state-run National Health Service, saying it has to be protected from becoming a profit-making system...

 2017-08-19 09:00 

Space.com

Solar Eclipse 2017 in Idaho: Totality From Rexburg ... +

Space.com's Calla Cofield is headed to Rexburg, Idaho to witness the total solar eclipse in a small town....

 2017-08-19 08:54 

Space.com

Solar Eclipse 2017 in Carbondale: Space.com Is at the Crossroads... +

Space.com's Tariq Malik hits the road to Carbondale with Live Science's Denise Chow to cover the celestial event of the year, if not the century....

 2017-08-19 04:51 

National Geographic

This Man Searched for the Yeti for 60 Yearsand Found It... +

He also stumbled upon what he calls "the greatest wilderness on the planet."...

 2017-08-19 04:51 

National Geographic

Does Your Dog Know Youre Pregnant?... +

Decoding dog and cat is toughwe take a stab at figuring out your pets' behavior....

 2017-08-19 04:00 

EurekAlert

Wood frogs research clarifies risks posed to animals by warming climate... +

As conditions warm, fish and wildlife living at the southern edge of their species' ranges are most at risk, according to Penn State researchers who led a major collaborative study of how wood frogs are being affected by climate change....

 2017-08-19 03:36 

Universe Today

NASA Completes Vital Space Communications Network with Spectacular Launch of Final TDRS Science Relay Satellite... +

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL Today marked the end of an era for NASA as the last of the agencys next generation Tracking and Data Relay Satellites (TRDS) that transmit the critical science data and communications for the Hubble Space Telescope and human spac...

 2017-08-18 23:16 

National Geographic

Being in Charlottesville Broke My Heart. It Also Filled Me With Hope.... +

Katie Couric, who has deep ties to the city, writes about being there when the violence erupted....

 2017-08-18 22:48 

National Geographic

The Bestand QuirkiestMaps of the 2017 Solar Eclipse... +

Want to see if youre due for cloudsor if your eclipse comes with a side of waffles? These maps are for you. ...

 2017-08-18 22:00 

Phys.org

Ocean channel in Bahamas marks genetic divide in Brazilian free-tailed bats... +

Brazilian free-tailed bats are expert flyers, capable of migrating hundreds of miles and regularly traveling more than 30 miles a night. But they pull up short at a narrow ocean channel that cuts across the Bahamas, dividing bat populations that last shar...

 2017-08-18 22:00 

Scientific American

Solar Eclipse in 1097 May Be Rock Carving Subject... +

A petroglyph spotted in Chaco Canyon may depict a total solar eclipse witnessed by the Pueblo people. ...

 2017-08-18 21:52 

Phys.org

New bioimaging technique is fast and economical... +

A new approach to optical imaging makes it possible to quickly and economically monitor multiple molecular interactions in a large area of living tissuesuch as an organ or a small animal; technology that could have applications in medical diagnosis, guide...

 2017-08-18 21:51 

Phys.org

Astrophysicist predicts detached, eclipsing white dwarfs to merge into exotic star... +

A University of Oklahoma astrophysicist, Mukremin Kilic, and his team have discovered two detached, eclipsing double white dwarf binaries with orbital periods of 40 and 46 minutes, respectively. White dwarfs are the remnants of Sun-like stars, many of whi...

 2017-08-18 21:24 

National Geographic

Blue Dogs Spotted in IndiaWhat's Causing It?... +

Residents were initially baffled after several stray dogs were found roaming the streets with bright blue fur....

 2017-08-18 21:01 

ScienceNews.org

Cosmic lens lets astronomers zoom in on a black holes burps... +

The beginnings of a jet from an active black hole in a distant galaxy were spotted thanks to a lucky alignment....

 2017-08-18 20:45 

Scientific American

Trump Administration's Science Priorities "Better Than Feared"... +

But the White House memo completely omits climate science and space, emphasizing military tech and basic R&D ...

 2017-08-18 20:34 

Universe Today

Large Near-Earth Asteroid Will Pass Earth by This September... +

According to NASA, the large Near-Earth Asteroid known as Florence will pass harmlessly past Earth this coming September The post Large Near-Earth Asteroid Will Pass Earth by This September appeared first on Universe Today....

 2017-08-18 20:32 

TreeHugger

The XYT is a modular, customizable electric car comprised of just 580 parts... +

It's small, it's simple, and it's designed to be customized to fit the needs of the owner, and modified or upgraded over its life....

 2017-08-18 20:24 

ScienceDaily.com

New Bioimaging technique is fast and economical... +

A new approach to optical imaging makes it possible to quickly and economically monitor multiple molecular interactions in a large area of living tissue -- such as an organ or a small animal; technology that could have applications in medical diagnosis, g...

 2017-08-18 20:24 

ScienceDaily.com

To reduce postoperative pain, consider sleep -- and caffeine... +

A new preclinical study found that a brief period of extended wakefulness before surgery enhances pain and prolongs recovery time after surgery. Caffeine administration helped to reduce the harmful effects of sleep loss on subsequent surgical pain....

 2017-08-18 20:24 

ScienceDaily.com

Astrophysicist predicts detached, eclipsing white dwarfs to merge into exotic star... +

Astrophysicists have discovered two detached, eclipsing double white dwarf binaries with orbital periods of 40 and 46 minutes, respectively. White dwarfs are the remnants of Sun-like stars, many of which are found in pairs, or binaries....

 2017-08-18 20:24 

ScienceDaily.com

Ocean channel in Bahamas marks genetic divide in Brazilian free-tailed bats... +

Brazilian free-tailed bats are expert flyers, capable of migrating hundreds of miles and regularly traveling more than 30 miles a night. But they pull up short at a narrow ocean channel that cuts across the Bahamas, dividing bat populations that last shar...

 2017-08-18 20:24 

ScienceDaily.com

Eclipse research: Following in the moon's slipstream to capture high-res sunspot images... +

While much of the research around the eclipse on Monday will focus on the effects of the Sun's brief, daytime disappearance on Earth and its atmosphere, a group of solar physicists will be leveraging the rare event to capture a better glimpse of the star ...

 2017-08-18 20:15 

TreeHugger

5 gorgeous places on public land to watch the eclipse... +

The Trust for Public Land has protected more than 80 places along the path of totality; consider one of these for your viewing pleasure....

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