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  1. 'Spooky' Halloween Asteroid May Actually Be a CometRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | LiveScience

    The roughly 1,300-foot-wide asteroid 2015 TB145 , which some astronomers have dubbed "Spooky," will cruise within 300,000 miles of Earth on Halloween - just 1.3 times the average distance between our planet and the moon. Though 2015 TB145 poses no threat on this pass, the flyby will mark the closest encounter with such a big space rock until August 2027, when the 2,600-foot-wide 1999 AN10 comes within 1 Earth-moon distance , NASA officials said.


  2. Chances of Earthquake Hitting L.A. Area Soon: Like, for SureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Live Science

    The chance of a moderate-size earthquake striking the Los Angeles area soon is almost guaranteed, if a new study is correct. The Greater Los Angeles area has a 99.9 percent chance of having an earthquake of magnitude 5.0 or greater in the next two and a half years, thanks to several hidden faults that have built up considerable strain, according to a study published Sept.


  3. Upcoming El Ni o May Be As Wild As 1997 EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Live Science

    El Nio is expected to be more beast than "little boy" this year - a forecast about the weather pattern that becomes clear in newly released maps of the waters around the equatorial Pacific Ocean. The two maps show the sea-surface heights in the Pacific in October 1997 and 2015, revealing that conditions this year are looking a lot like they did during the strong El Nio event of 1997 to 1998.


  4. Ancient Mars Had Long-Lasting Lakes, Boosting Chances for LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | Live Science

    Illustration depicting a lake of fresh water partially filling Mars' Gale Crater. Gale hosted a series of such lakes that each persisted for hundreds to tens of thousands of years at a time, a new study suggests.


  5. New Maps of Ceres Highlight Mysterious Bright Spots, Giant MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | LiveScience

    New maps of Ceres show the dwarf planet's mysterious bright spots and huge, pyramid-shaped mountain in a new light. The new maps of Ceres come courtesy of NASA's Dawn spacecraft, which has been orbiting the heavily cratered dwarf planet since March.


  6. Lush Oasis to Arid Desert: How Our View of Mars Has ChangedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Live Science

    The dusty-red sphere now called Mars has fascinated stargazers since the dawn of humanity, but Earthlings' view of the planet has changed drastically over the years. Once thought of as a lush alien world teeming with life, it was later dismissed as an arid, desolate orb.


  7. NASA: Rising Sea Levels More Dangerous Than ThoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | Live Science

    The consequences of global sea level rise could be even scarier than the worst-case scenarios predicted by the dominant climate models, which don't fully account for the fast breakup of ice sheets and glaciers, NASA scientists said today at a press briefing. What's more, sea level rise is already occurring.


  8. California Sinking Faster Than Thought, Aquifers Could Permanently ShrinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 | Live Science

    New NASA imagery reveals that parts of California are sinking at an astonishing rate, with some parts of the San Joaquin Valley sinking as much as 2 inches per month. Some areas of the Golden State are sinking more than 2 inches per month, the imagery reveals.


  9. No Asteroid Is Threatening to Hit Earth Next Month, NASA SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | LiveScience

    For the last few months, rumors have circulated on the Internet that a big asteroid will slam into Earth near Puerto Rico between Sept. 15 and Sept.


  10. Tar Balls from California Oil Spill Litter Beach in NASA PhotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Live Science

    Spotting dark, gooey and flammable tar on the beach - remnants from an oil spill in Southern California in May - just got a lot easier, thanks to NASA. The agency recently captured a light-sensitive image of tar-seeped sand and water in Santa Barbara to help officials study and respond to the spill.


  11. A Manned Mission to Mars: How NASA Could Do ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | LiveScience

    Putting boots on Mars by the end of the 2030s is not just a pipe dream, a new study suggests. NASA could land astronauts on the Red Planet by 2039 without breaking the bank, provided the space agency takes a stepwise approach that includes a manned 2033 trip to the Mars moon Phobos, according to the research.


  12. Antarctic Ice Shelf in Last Throes of CollapseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Live Science

    A vast Antarctica ice shelf that partly collapsed in 2002 has only a few years left before it fully disappears, according to a new study. Radar data reveals that the Larsen B ice shelf could shatter into hundreds of icebergs by 2020, researchers reported Thursday in the journal Earth and Planetary Science Letters.


  13. After Nepal Earthquake, Radar Saves Lives in a HeartbeatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Live Science

    Radar waves helped search and rescue teams detect the heartbeats of survivors trapped in collapsed buildings after the Nepal earthquake, according to NASA. Four men were found under as much as 10 feet of bricks, mud and other debris in the town of Chautara, in the Sindupalchowk district, the NASA statement said .


  14. Hear Eerie Sound Recording from the Edge of SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | LiveScience

    Eerie sounds from the edge of space were recorded for the first time in 50 years aboard a NASA student balloon experiment. Infrasound microphones captured the mysterious hisses and whistles 22 miles above the Earth's surface last year.


  15. Big Aftershocks May Occur at Edge of Large QuakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | LiveScience

    Large aftershocks not only rattle nerves, they also can cause new destruction and injuries by further damaging structures hit by the initial earthquake. While there was no way to predict the deadly magnitude-7.8 earthquake that rocked Nepal on April 25, scientists are developing ways to forecast where the worst aftershocks will hit.


  16. Gorgeous Satellite Image Reveals Galloping Antarctic GlacierRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Live Science

    This satellite image shows that parts of Pine Island Glacier flowed about 325 feet between March 3 and March 15, 2015. One of West Antarctica's largest glaciers surged a staggering 325 feet in less than two weeks this month, the European Space Agency reports.


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