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Are these Earth's oldest fossils of life? Dispute has E.T. implications Scientists will gather in a remote and snowy part of southwestern Greenland next summer to try to determine if rocks from 3.7 billion years ago contain some of the oldest fossils of life on Earth with implications for the search for evidence of life on Ma
Fox News | 4 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Indonesia: dead whale had 1,000 pieces of plastic in stomach Sperm whale washed up in Sulawesi had flip-flops, bottles, bags and 115 drinking cups in its stomachA dead whale that washed ashore in eastern Indonesia had a large lump of plastic waste in its stomach, including flip-flops and 115 drinking cups, a park o
The Guardian | 4 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Lockheed is building quiet supersonic jet to go from London to New York in three hours The future of air travel?
Yahoo! News | 4 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Dying star in our galaxy could be time bomb which will unleash blast of deadly rays It's the first such system to be found in our own galaxy
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Thai prosecutor among trio jailed for $1.4m rhino horn haul A public prosecutor and two Thais were sentenced for four years Tuesday after they were caught attempting to smuggle more than a dozen rhino horns worth $1.4 million through Bangkok's main airport last year. The smugglers were caught with bulging bags of
Yahoo! News | 5 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Crisis in our national parks: how tourists are loving nature to death As thrill seekers and Instagrammers swarm public lands, reporting from seven sites across America shows the scale of the threatJust before sunset near Page, Arizona, a parade of humanity marched up the sandy, half-mile trail toward Horseshoe Bend. They ha
The Guardian | 6 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NASA Chooses the Landing Site For Its Mars 2020 Rover Mission Five years and sixty potential locations later, NASA has chosen the Jezero Crater as the landing site for its Mars 2020 rover mission. "Slated to launch in July the Mars 2020 rover mission will touch down at the Jezero Crater as NASA's exploration of the
Slashdot | 7 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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The physicist called Einstein - but not the one you think There is debate around how much Albert Einstein's first wife, Mileva, contributed to his discoveries.
BBC News | 8 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Goodbye, BFR hello, Starship: Elon Musk gives a classic name to his Mars spaceship First it was the Mars Colonial Transporter, or MCT then it was the Interplanetary Transport System, or ITS then it was the Big Falcon Rocket, or BFR. Now its Starship. Tonight SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced the latest name for the spaceship that he says S
Yahoo! News | 8 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Scientists work to save wild Puerto Rican parrot after Maria EL YUNQUE, Puerto Rico (AP) Biologists are trying to save the last of the endangered Puerto Rican parrots after more than half the population of the bright green birds with turquoise-tipped wings disappeared when Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico and destro
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