Dark streaks on Mars may not be evidence of water after all

Mars is a pretty barren place, and although vast oceans likely once covered the surface, nowadays any remaining water seems to be locked in ice at the poles or underground. But in 2011 ...

3 hours ago from Gizmag

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First interstellar asteroid reveals its secrets

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) has confirmed that the object provisionally designated A/2017 U1 is, in fact, an asteroid that came from outside the Solar System. The first-ever ...

37 minutes ago from Gizmag

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How a tiny fly can ‘scuba dive’ in a salty and toxic lake

Alkali flies plunge into the salty and alkaline Mono Lake, to feed and lay their eggs, but until now it has been unclear how they manage to survive

9 hours ago from Newscientist

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Oxygen jump link to species spread

A rise to near-modern oxygen levels 450 million years ago coincided with a big biodiversity boost. Andrew Masterson reports.

14 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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Alien bugs may have been transported to Earth, scientists say

Alien invasion could explain how life got started on Earth

15 hours ago from The Independent

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Scientists Predict 2018 Will Be a Bad Year for Earthquakes. Here’s Why

We may see more severe quakes next year, particularly near the equator

12 hours ago from TIME

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Global warming hiatus never happened

Scientists suggest the apparent slowdown in rising temperatures was caused by figures, not facts. Andrew Masterson reports.

14 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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Warming to make thunderstorms larger and more frequent

A new study says summer thunderstorms in North America will likely be larger, wetter and more frequent in a warmer world, dumping 80 percent more rain in some areas and worsening flooding.

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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Spongy clay might create huge water deposits deep inside Earth

We might finally know how ocean-sized deposits of water hundreds of kilometres below Earth's surface are getting there: a spongy sort of clay that is bringing it underground

13 hours ago from Newscientist

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In ‘Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire,’ virtual reality finds a new hope

 While I stood anxiously atop a floating platform on my way to what felt like certain doom, I paused to remember my mission as I felt the pulsing heat of the lava planet Mustafar rising ...

8 hours ago from TechCrunch

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