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Why Are Black Bear Attacks Up in Florida?

National Geographic - 45 min 39 sec ago
After a woman was attacked in her garage by a black bear and officials kill five animals, we talked to an expert about why such incidents are on the rise.
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The Nation's T. Rex Invades the Smithsonian

National Geographic - 45 min 39 sec ago
Museum staff ditched the bubble wrap in favor of custom-molded plaster cradles when shipping a Tyrannosaurus rex to Washington, D.C.
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How Harmless Bacteria Quickly Turned Into a Flesh-Eating Monster

National Geographic - 45 min 39 sec ago
Genetic study reveals that just four changes gave Streptococcus the ability to cause deadly disease.
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Pollution From Asia Makes Pacific Storms Stronger

National Geographic - 45 min 39 sec ago
Aerosols in the atmosphere from Asia change weather in North America, says new study.
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The Best Way to Deal With Ocean Trash

National Geographic - 45 min 39 sec ago
Scientists studying ocean garbage discuss how the world might deal with it.
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Dire UN Climate Reports Raise Questions About Global Willpower

National Geographic - 45 min 39 sec ago
Influential climate reports point to a pivotal moment in global warming diplomacy.
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Hubble:A cross-section of the Universe [heic1408]

ESA - 1 hour 19 sec ago
An image of a galaxy cluster taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope gives a remarkable cross-section of the Universe, showing objects at different distances and stages in cosmic history. They range from cosmic near neighbours to objects seen in the early years of the Universe. The 14-hour exposure shows objects around a billion times fainter than can be seen with the naked eye.
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Rosetta:Instrument commissioning continues

ESA - 1 hour 19 sec ago
We're now in week four of six dedicated to commissioning Rosetta's science instruments after the long hibernation period, with the majority now having completed at least a first initial switch on.
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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 - 1 hour 19 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 - 1 hour 19 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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Cassini-Huygens:Icy moon Enceladus has underground sea

ESA - 1 hour 19 sec ago
Saturn's icy moon Enceladus has an underground sea of liquid water, according to the international Cassini spacecraft.
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Director's Desk:ESA and CERN sign cooperation agreement

ESA - 1 hour 19 sec ago
ESA, the European Space Agency, and CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, signed a cooperation agreement on 28 March to foster future collaborations on research themes of common interest.
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Rosetta:Rosetta sets sights on destination comet

ESA - 1 hour 19 sec ago
ESA's Rosetta spacecraft has caught a first glimpse of its destination comet since waking up from deep-space hibernation on 20 January.
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Herschel:Herschel completes largest survey of cosmic dust in local Universe

ESA - 1 hour 19 sec ago
The largest census of dust in local galaxies has been completed using data from ESA's Herschel space observatory, providing a huge legacy to the scientific community.
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Cluster:2nd Announcement of Opportunity for Cluster Guest Investigators

ESA - 1 hour 19 sec ago
This Announcement of Opportunity solicits special operation proposals for participation in the Guest Investigator (GI) Programme of the Cluster extended mission from the European Space Agency (ESA). The aim of the GI Programme is to open future spacecraft science operations to the scientific community. Investigations are solicited which identify compelling utilization of the Cluster spacecraft payload for scientific study, for the period 2015-2016. The deadline for proposal submissions is 2 June 2014, 23:59 CEST.
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Cosmic Vision:Call for mission concepts for the large-size 'L2' mission opportunity in ESA's Science Programme

ESA - 1 hour 19 sec ago
Through this Call for Missions, the Director of Science and Robotic Exploration solicits proposals from the broad scientific community for the competitive selection of mission concepts to be candidates for the implementation of the second large mission (L2) of the Cosmic Vision Plan, for a planned launch in 2028.
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Herschel:Herschel Status Report - June 2013

ESA - 1 hour 19 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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Cosmic Vision:Planning for a joint scientific space mission <br> An initiative of the European Space Agency and the Chinese Academy of Sciences

ESA - 1 hour 19 sec ago
The European Space Agency's (ESA) Directorate of Science and Robotic Exploration (ESA-SRE) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) have agreed to explore the possibility of identifying a scientific mission which could be jointly implemented by ESA-SRE and the Chinese National Space Science Centre (NSSC) under the CAS. This announcement provides information about this initiative and invites interested parties to register to receive additional information on upcoming workshops.
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U.S. Delays Final Call on Pipeline

NY Times - 1 hour 22 min ago
The State Department will wait to decide whether to allow construction of the pipeline until it has a clearer idea how legal challenges to the route through Nebraska will be settled, sources said.






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SpaceX cargo ship takes off on station resupply

CBS - 1 hour 26 min ago
After a four-day delay, SpaceX's rocket heads for a rendezvous with the International Space Station
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