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Someone made a ridiculous video about NASA finding aliens. News outlets took the bait. - Washington Post
The headlines sound thrilling. One might say they bait a click. “ANONYMOUS SAYS NASA HAS EVIDENCE OF ALIEN LIFE. DOES IT?” — Newsweek. “The world's biggest hacking group thinks NASA is about to announce alien life.” — the Independent.
2 Million Free Eclipse Glasses Coming to US Libraries - Space.com
Over 2 million pairs of free eclipse glasses will be distributed by libraries and library organizations across the U.S. for the Aug. 21, 2017, total solar eclipse. Credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images. Public libraries across the United States will ...
Something big is warping the outer solar system - Futurity: Research News
The plane of our solar system is warped in the outer reaches of the Kuiper Belt, suggesting the presence of an unknown Mars-to-Earth-mass planetary object far beyond Pluto—but much closer than Planet Nine. An unknown, unseen “planetary mass object” ...
Sea levels are rising faster than before, study shows - VICE News
By the end of the century, coastal cities could end up a lot closer to the coast than they started out — global sea levels rose at a 50 percent faster pace in 2014 than in 1993, according to a new study by a multinational team of researchers released ...
The Great Barrier Reef is literally a treasure. It's worth $42 billion. - Washington Post
Some might argue that Australia's beloved Great Barrier Reef is a priceless natural wonder, but economists have just placed a number on its monetary value. Accounting for factors like the reef's contribution to tourism and fishing and even the amount ...
This Could Be the Most Detailed Image of a Distant Star Yet - Gizmodo
Orion is the Beyonce of constellations. Pretty much everyone has heard of it and seen it (you can even see it in New York despite the light pollution). It's hard not to like it. And if you spend some time studying its behavior and meaning, you'll only ...
'My chest was shaking': SpaceX launches second rocket in 48 hours - The Daily Breeze
SpaceX launched the second installment of Iridium's next-generation global satellite network Sunday at Vandenberg Air Force Base. Gene Blevins, for Los Angeles Daily News-SCNG. VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE >> Hundreds of rocket fans gathered ...
A Giant Asteroid Will Come Extremely Close To Earth In 2029, And Impact 'Can't Be Ruled Out' - The Daily Caller
Scientists believe a 40-million-ton asteroid set to fly close to Earth in 12 years may end up colliding with our planet on a future pass. The Apophis asteroid will pass within 18,600 miles of Earth on April 13, 2029, which is ridiculously close by ...
Almost all of the 29 coral reefs on UN World Heritage list damaged by bleaching - Science Magazine
There was good news and bad news for the world's coral reefs last week. The good news, announced 19 June, is that the global coral bleaching event that started in 2015 appears to be over, according to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...
Total solar eclipse to span US for 1st time since 1918 - The Detroit News
Cape Canaveral, Fla. — This August, the U.S. will experience its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years. Total solar eclipses occur every year or two or three, often in the middle of nowhere like the South Pacific or Antarctic. What ...