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  1. Why a Fighter Jet Is Testing 'Quiet' Supersonic Booms Over TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | Live Science

    This November, onlookers will get to hear a so-called "quiet" sonic boom as a supersonic military jet zips through the skies of Galveston, Texas, according to NASA. NASA is trying to build a supersonic jet that can break the sound barrier while avoiding earsplitting sonic booms altogether, Live Science previously reported - but the agency is not there yet.

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  2. Cave of the 'Mayan Underworld' Filled with Methane-Eating CreaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | LiveScience

    In the subterranean rivers and flooded caverns of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula - once thought to hold the path to Xibalba, the mythical Mayan underworld - scientists have uncovered a liminal world where methane is the unlikely driving force for life. After plumbing the depths of Ox Bel Ha, a submerged estuary complex that rivals Texas' Galveston Bay in size, researchers from the U.S., Mexico, the Netherlands and Switzerland report in a new study that their expedition was the most detailed ecological study to date of a coastal cave system that is constantly underwater.

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  3. How Hurricane Irma's Winds (Temporarily) Drained Tampa BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Live Science

    A man stands on the exposed sea floor of the Gulf of Mexico, with grounded sailboats seen in the distance on Sunday . Westerly winds pushed the water from the shoreline as Hurricane Irma neared Tampa Bay.

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