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  1. 8 kids injured, 2 critically, after tree fall near daycareRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    ... she told KABC-TV. "That brought tears to my eyes." This week's Water Wonders Camp will be followed next week by Outer Space Camp, which is to include visits from space experts at the nearby Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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  2. What Are These Strange Scarlet Streaks Spotted on Tethys?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Universe Today

    Enhanced-color image from Cassini showing red streaks on Saturn's moon Tethys (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute) Resembling what the skin on my arms looks like after giving my cat a bath, the surface of Saturn's moon Tethys is seen ...

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  3. British astronaut Tim Peake congratulates Crawley St Wilfrid's pupilsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Crawley Observer

    St Wilfrid's School pupils Oliver Colbran, Brooke Hill and Vienna Cooper's design for a container to be used in space won them the CGG Prize for Mathematics at the Big Bang Fair South East. Astronaut Tim Peake said the result was fantastic on Twitter and 'favourited' their school's tweet celebrating the prize earlier this month.

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  4. Brown dwarf aurora found; could inform exoplanet searchesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... others -- behave more like Earth than like the sun. Astronomers digging through data from NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope say they have discovered the closest Earth-like "twin" circling another star ever found. Astronomers digging ...

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  5. Strange red graffiti-like streaks spotted on Saturn's icy moon TethysRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CNET News.com

    ... become increasingly well illuminated. As a result, the arcs have become clearly visible for the first time," said the space agency. The origin of the red marks is a mystery, but the yellowish color comes from bombardment of Tethys by Saturn's ...

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  6. Give your succulents their own spacesuits with this 3D-printed planterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Inhabitat

    Let your succulents and cacti explore other worlds, or at least your windowsill, with this adorable 3D printed planter. Created by industrial designed Emmanuel Carrillo , the table top planter repurposes a second-hand bell jar into an air-sealed space age dome.

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  7. Laser-Powered Spacecraft To Explore The Solar SystemRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Science Fiction in the News

    ... Jerry Pournelle wrote about laser cannon in their 1974 novel Mote in God's Eye , which provided ground-based power to space craft: ..."The intruder came from here. Whoever launched it fired a laser cannon, or a set of laser cannon - probably a whole ...

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  8. NASA's Mars Orbiter Is Making a Huge ManeuverRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

    (NEW YORK) - NASA's next Mars lander won't even launch until next year, but the space agency's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is making a big move on Wednesday to get ready. The spacecraft will make its biggest maneuver Wednesday since 2006, undergoing ...

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  9. Ed Helms Hits the Road in "Vacation"Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

    (NEW YORK) -- NASA's next Mars lander won't even launch until next year, but the space agency's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is making a big move on Wednesday to get ready.The ... (WASHINGTON) -- Hillary Clinton has staunchly defended Planned ...

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  10. Rare blue moon comes FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CNN

    ... coined, it meant something so rare you'd be lucky (or unlucky) to see in your lifetime, according to NASA's National Space Science Data Center . The most recent blue moon that was truly blue in hue was in Edinburgh, Scotland, in September 1950. ...

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  11. PICTURE: Europe and Africa from a million miles away in spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    Africa is "front and centre" in this image of Earth, which was taken by a NASA camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite. The image was taken some one million miles away from Earth, and is the first to be taken by NASA's Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera .

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  12. For the first time ever, scientists spot an aurora outside our solar systemRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... them and creating a visible glow. Any planet with a magnetic field is bound to host such a light show. The European Space Agency recorded timelapse video of the Aurora Borealis as seen from the International Space Station. (YouTube/European Space ...

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  13. More Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Astronaut Terry Virtz conducted a fun experiment on the International Space Station and demonstrated what happens when an effervescent antacid tablet is combined with water in space. The results are recorded with a high-tech 4K camera, which is capable of shooting images many times higher than high definition at what's called 6K.

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  14. Pluto team name features after Dr Who and Star TrekRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SpaceStories.com's Skymania News

    ... crater is suitably darker than the others. Others to be honoured include Stanley Kubrick, who made the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, and Douglas Adams, who wrote The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. On Pluto itself, several features have been named ...

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  15. Mystery Solved? Why Pluto's Big Moon Charon Has a Red PoleRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SPACE.com

    ... from Pluto. "It looks like the pieces fit," New Horizons co-investigator Will Grundy of Lowell Observatory told Space.com. Grundy also serves as head of the surface composition theme team for New Horizons . Despite this, Grundy cautioned that the ...

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  16. Report: Military Developing Plasma Weapon for Crowd ControlRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News Max

    ... to be able to potentially get this kind of sound out." Another report in May, meanwhile, claimed the International Space Station (ISS) could eventually carry a laser weapon that would use plasma - which Defense One described as "a gas plus" - to ...

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  17. Africa and Europe Seen From a Million Miles AwayRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Space Ref

    Africa is front and center in this image of Earth taken by a NASA camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite. The image, taken July 6 from a vantage point one million miles from Earth, was one of the first taken by NASA's Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera .

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  18. Happening Now: Greenpeace Climbers Blockade Arctic Drilling ShipRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    ... unused, including all Arctic oil and gas. The blockades followed a gathering of over 100 people on Tuesday to "hold space with vigil on land and water" to prepare for the massive direct actions, explained Cocks. Numerous community members, as well ...

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  19. Unusual Red Arcs Spotted on TethysRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Space Ref

    ... York, who helped plan the observations. "If the stain is only a thin, colored veneer on the icy soil, exposure to the space environment at Tethys' surface might erase them on relatively short time scales." "After 11 years in orbit, Cassini continues ...

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  20. The Sadly Familiar Reason NASA Was CreatedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Time

    President Dwight Eisenhower and Dr. T. Keith Glennan, the first head of NASA, discuss photos received from the satellite Tires I in Washington on April 1, 1960, NASA may be devoted to exploring the universe, but the agency owes its existence to a far more earthly concern: office politics. The National Aeronautics and Space Act , which was signed into law on July 29, 1958, was intended to "provide for research into problems of flight within and outside the earth's atmosphere, and for other purposes."

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