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Best Space Pictures: Ancient Cluster of Stars, Heavy Metal on Mars, and Europa's Frozen Bars

National Geographic - 12 min 5 sec ago
Astronauts welcome new supplies and summer brings beautiful skies in the week's best space pictures.
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Why Are Scientists Building an "Ocean" in the Middle of a Desert?

National Geographic - 12 min 5 sec ago
Researchers are building a miniature version of the Gulf of California in Biosphere 2.
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Can Drones Fight Illegal "Pirate" Fishing?

National Geographic - 12 min 5 sec ago
Conservationists test unmanned aerial vehicles in Belize and California.
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First U.S. Chikungunya Virus Infections Take Hold

National Geographic - 12 min 5 sec ago
A mosquito-borne disease that usually affects travelers to Asia and the Caribbean has established itself in North America.
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Do You Know Where Your Aquarium Fish Come From?

National Geographic - 12 min 5 sec ago
Finding where Nemo comes from can be an exercise in frustration, thanks to a global patchwork of aquarium trade regulations.
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Q&A: Inside the World's Largest Indoor Farm

National Geographic - 12 min 5 sec ago
What if farms came in from the cold and we grew our food indoors? Powered by 17,500 LED lights, a new Japanese "plant factory" is producing 10,000 heads of lettuce a day.
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Can Snowshoe Hares Evolve to Cope With Climate Change?

National Geographic - 12 min 5 sec ago
The North American animals, which turn white each winter, may adapt to less snow by staying brown for longer periods, researchers suggest.
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Hubble:Hubble traces the halo of a galaxy more accurately than ever before [heic1415]

ESA - 12 min 7 sec ago
Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have probed the extreme outskirts of the stunning elliptical galaxy Centaurus A. The galaxy's halo of stars has been found to extend much further from the galaxy's centre than expected and the stars within this halo seem to be surprisingly rich in heavy elements. This is the most remote portion of an elliptical galaxy ever to have been explored.
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Rosetta:The dual personality of comet 67P/C-G

ESA - 12 min 7 sec ago
This week's images of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko reveal an extraordinarily irregular shape. We had hints of that in last week's images and in the unscheduled previews that were seen a few days ago, and in that short time it has become clear that this is no ordinary comet. Like its name, it seems that comet 67P/C-G is in two parts.
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SOHO:Comet ISON's dramatic final hours

ESA - 12 min 7 sec ago
A new analysis of data from the ESA/NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) spacecraft has revealed that comet 2012/S1 (ISON) stopped producing dust and gas shortly before it raced past the Sun and disintegrated.
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Venus Express:Venus Express rises again

ESA - 12 min 7 sec ago
After a month surfing in and out of the atmosphere of Venus down to just 130 km from the planet's surface, ESA's Venus Express is about to embark on a 15 day climb up to the lofty heights of 460 km.
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XMM-Newton:Bizarre nearby blast mimics Universe's most ancient stars

ESA - 12 min 7 sec ago
ESA's XMM-Newton observatory has helped to uncover how the Universe's first stars ended their lives in giant explosions.
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Cassini-Huygens:Cassini-Huygens Participating Scientists <br />Announcement of Opportunity 2014

ESA - 12 min 7 sec ago
The scientific community is invited to submit proposals for participation to the Cassini-Huygens mission through the Participating Scientists (PS) programme. This Announcement of Opportunity (AO) is issued jointly by ESA, NASA, and ASI. A brief statement of work is due on 28 July 2014; the full proposal is due on 26 September 2014.
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Cosmic Vision:2nd Workshop on planning for a joint scientific space mission  -  An initiative of the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

ESA - 12 min 7 sec ago
The scientific communities in Europe and China are invited to present their ideas about a joint scientific mission at the 2nd ESA-CAS workshop that will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 23-24 September, 2014.
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Rosetta:Rosetta instruments ready for action

ESA - 12 min 7 sec ago
It's official, Rosetta instruments are ready for action! The Rosetta team had a commissioning 'close out' review on 13 May where each of the orbiter and lander instruments were given a formal 'go' for routine science operations.
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Venus Express:No. 266 - Continuation of quadrature operations, temporary star tracker outage, start of the sixteenth occultation season, and entire thirteenth Atmospheric Drag Experiment Campaign

ESA - 12 min 7 sec ago
Report for the period 13 October to 9 November 2013This reporting period covers four weeks of Venus Express operations. It includes the continuation of quadrature operations, a temporary star tracker outage, start of the sixteenth occultation season, continuation of the first sulphur dioxide campaign, and the entire thirteenth Atmospheric Drag Experiment Campaign.
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Venus Express:No. 265 - End of the twenty-fifth eclipse season, continuation of the first sulphur dioxide campaign, start of quadrature operations

ESA - 12 min 7 sec ago
Report for the period 15 September to 12 October 2013.This reporting period covers four weeks of Venus Express operations. It includes the end of the twenty-fifth eclipse season, continuation of the first sulphur dioxide campaign, and the start of quadrature operations.
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Herschel:Herschel Status Report - June 2013

ESA - 12 min 7 sec ago
Report for period 3 June to 1 July 2013 On 17 June 2013 Herschel operations were concluded, following the last manoeuvre to deplete the spacecraft's fuel and the final passivation of the spacecraft. Herschel has been switched off and is in its final heliocentric orbit. The mission is now in its post-operations phase.
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Obesity During Pregnancy Raises Asthama Risk in Kids

geology topix - 41 min 43 sec ago

A pregnant woman has her blood pressure measured by a paramedic after she and colleagues were evacuated following an earthquake in Mexico City April 18, 2014.

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Russian supply ship takes off on station flight

CBS - 1 hour 1 min ago
Soyuz rocket launches cargo ship carrying 2.8 tons of supplies and equipment en route to rendezvous with International Space Station
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