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  • Ginormous, 70-Ton Titanosaur Is the Largest Dinosaur on Record

    August 8, 2017 11:52 PM 2

    The newly identified titanosaur was so immense — 69 tons (62 metric tons), which is equivalent to the weight of nearly one dozen Asian elephants — that it has claimed the title as the largest dinosaur on record, surpassing the previous record holder, another titanosaur known as Argentinosaurus hiunculensis. Although it's exciting to discover the world's

  • Women Who Chase the Sun

    August 8, 2017 11:16 PM 18

    The total solar eclipse that will take place over North America in a couple of weeks is a chance for millions of people to experience an exciting event (with proper viewing glasses to protect our sensitive eyes, of course!). Given the population’s demographics, it stands to reason that about half of those who will be under the spectacle of totality will be women

  • How an eclipse messes with our weather and the power grid

    August 8, 2017 3:10 PM 6

    Solar eclipses don't last long, but the sudden moments of darkness still change what we experience here on Earth — from subtle weather effects to bigger ones in a power grid that's taking more and more advantage of sunlight. For those in the eclipse's shadow, temperatures on the ground can drop several degrees. And when the surface cools, warm air stops

  • Africa Enters Space Race With Ghana's First Satellite

    August 7, 2017 6:15 PM 6

    Africa has entered the space race: Ghana’s first satellite, launched into space in June, is now operational. The CubeSat miniaturized satellite, dubbed GhanaSat-1, was built by at All Nations University College (ANUC), with support from the Japanese Birds program. Delivered via SpaceX rocket to NASA’s International Space Station in June, the satellite

  • Lunar eclipse to be visible in India tonight

    August 7, 2017 9:14 AM 11

    KOLKATA: A partial lunar eclipse will take place on Monday night and will be visible from across the country. "Starting from 10.52pm, the full moon will enter the Earth's shadow in space and create a spectacular celestial phenomenon, which is commonly known as partial lunar eclipse. This will be the first properly visible lunar eclipse this year," Debiprosad

  • First partial lunar eclipse of the year tonight, will be visible across Asia. All you need to know

    August 7, 2017 5:58 AM 1

    This year's first partial lunar eclipse will take place tonight and will be visible from across the country. "Starting from 10.52 pm, the full moon will enter the Earth's shadow in space and create a spectacular celestial phenomenon, which is commonly known as partial lunar eclipse. This will be the first properly visible lunar eclipse this year," Debiprosad

  • NASA jobs: Why does Earth need a ‘planetary protection officer’?

    August 4, 2017 7:08 AM 2

    THE pay is decent, the rewards are huge and there’s frequent travel involved. NASA is on the hunt for a planetary protection officer and while it may sound like a bit of a joke at first it’s actually a pretty serious position. Offering pay up to $225,000 the job requires the successful applicant to defend Earth from alien contamination. The successful

  • Great white chomps on researcher's underwater video camera

    August 3, 2017 3:45 AM 25

    A camera has captured the moment a great white shark swum up the lens and tried to take a bite. (Aug. 2) CHATHAM, Mass. (AP) — The top shark scientist in Massachusetts has shot hundreds of great white shark videos, but for the first time one has tried to take a bite of his camera. Greg Skomal, a researcher with the Massachusetts Division of Marine and Fisheries

  • NASA offers six-figure salary for someone to defend Earth from alien microbes

    August 2, 2017 6:51 AM 2

    Countless Hollywood movies have depicted apocalyptic scenarios where Earth is saved by a lone individual. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is seeking for someone who might one day fulfil such task, as the space agency’s new Planetary Protection Officer (PPO). According to the Business Insider, the gig, which is to be vacated by its incumbent

  • Space capsule with 3 astronauts blasts off to orbiting lab

    July 30, 2017 2:51 PM 13

    BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) - A Soyuz space capsule successfully blasted off for the International Space Station on Friday, carrying an American astronaut, a Russian cosmonaut and an Italian astronaut. NASA's Randy Bresnik, Russia's Sergei Ryazansky and Italy's Paolo Nespoli lifted off from the Russia-leased launch pad in Kazakhstan shortly after sunset