NASA bumps astronaut off June spaceflight in rare move

NASA has bumped an astronaut off an upcoming spaceflight, a rare move for the space agency so close to launch.

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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NASA Is Developing a Compact Nuclear Reactor for Future Mars Habitats

It's called KRUSTY (Kilopower Reactor Using Stirling Technology), and it's being ramped up to full power in a few weeks. The post NASA Is Developing a Compact Nuclear Reactor for Future Mars ...

43 minutes ago from Extremetech

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2017 Was One of the Hottest Years Ever

Near-record heat despite the absence of an El Nino is evidence of climate change

Thu 18 Jan 18 from TIME

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The Pentagon built with mineralized microbes predating dinosaurs

A new study led by The Australian National University (ANU) has found that some of the building blocks of the Pentagon and Empire State Building were made by microbes that lived up to 340 million ...

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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2017 ranked among warmest years on record by NASA and NOAA

Parts of the Northern Hemisphere might be shivering through a bitterly cold winter right now, but global temperature averages still soared over the last year. NASA and the National Oceanic ...

19 hours ago from Gizmag

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Climate change linked to more flowery forests, study shows

New research from a Florida State University scientist has revealed a surprising relationship between surging atmospheric carbon dioxide and flower blooms in a remote tropical forest.

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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Christa McAuliffe's lost lessons finally taught in space

Christa McAuliffe's lost lessons are finally getting taught in space.

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Meteor?: Bright light, loud noise rattle Michigan residents

The National Weather Service says the bright light and what sounded like thunder in the sky across the Detroit metropolitan area may have been a meteor.

Wed 17 Jan 18 from Phys.org

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New technique for finding life on Mars

Researchers demonstrate for the first time the potential of existing technology to directly detect and characterize life on Mars and other planets. The study, published in Frontiers in Microbiology, ...

Thu 18 Jan 18 from Phys.org

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Earth may be less sensitive to CO2 than our worst fears

New research all but rules out the most optimistic and the most apocalyptic climate projections, writes Joseph Milton.

8 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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