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The Latest: Experiments, ice cream launched to space stationCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on SpaceX launch to the International Space Station (all times local):

14-08-2017 06:53:03 ·

What neuroscience can tell us about the Google diversity memoModern neuroscience doesn't support the idea that intrinsic differences between men and women are fixed and unchangeable.

14-08-2017 06:21:03 ·

Arctic voyage finds global warming impact on ice, animalsVICTORIA STRAIT, Nunavut (AP) — The email arrived in mid-June, seeking to explode any notion that global warming might turn our Arctic expedition into a summer cruise.

14-08-2017 06:21:02 ·

Can offshore fish farming feed a hungry world?Harvesting fish and shellfish from offshore farms could help provide essential protein to a global population set to expand a third to 10 billion by mid-century, researchers said Monday. Suitable open-sea zones have the potential to yield 15 billion tonnes of fish every year, more than 100 times current worldwide seafood consumption, they reported in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution. Coastal and inland aquaculture already accounts for more than half of the fish consumed around the world.

14-08-2017 05:48:03 ·

Prevailing Theories Of Earth Formation Could Be WrongResults of a simulation of Earth’s formation using current theories suggest the planet’s core should contain a lot of zinc, but there is thought to actually be none.

14-08-2017 05:48:03 ·

Watch SpaceX launch its Falcon 9 rocket to the space station after a month-long breakSpaceX’s Falcon 9 launching to space station, as part of its 11th resupply mission in July. After a month-long break from spaceflight, SpaceX will attempt to launch one of its Falcon 9 rockets to the International Space Station this afternoon. The rocket is set to launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, sending cargo and science experiments to the six astronauts currently living in space.

14-08-2017 05:14:03 ·

How Elon Musk Plans to Turn Humans Into RobotsElon Musk hopes to top his self-driving cars with brain implants that will store your dreams

14-08-2017 05:14:03 ·

The Scientific Benefits Of Total Solar EclipsesSolar eclipses occur when the moon passes between the Earth and the sun so that it blocks part or all of the sunlight as viewed from a particular location on our planet.

14-08-2017 04:44:04 ·

Trappist-1 Is Much Older Than Our Solar SystemOf the many factors that must come together on a planetary body to allow the possibility of life as we know it, the age of the parent star is also an important one.

14-08-2017 04:43:06 ·

SpaceX launching research to space stationSpaceX is about to launch several-thousand pounds of research to the International Space Station _ plus ice cream

14-08-2017 04:43:05 ·

The Dragon Spacecraft is carrying precious cargo in the form of a supercomputerNext week, the Dragon Spacecraft from Elon Musk's high-flying company SpaceX will be carrying some very precious cargo. It's a Hewlett Packard Enterprise supercomputer called the Spaceborne Computer.

14-08-2017 04:12:02 ·

Washington's response to Charlottesville attack: three questionsAugust is supposed to be quiet in Washington. But sudden violence in Charlottesville, Va., is roiling US politics and confronting officials from the president to vacationing lawmakers with a test of their ability to respond to the nation’s bitter and enduring racial divisions.

14-08-2017 04:09:03 ·

Smileys Portray Low Competence In Work-Related E-MailsAccording to the study while individuals who smile in face-to-face communication are perceived as warm and more competent with regards to the first impressions they created,a text-based representation of a smile in computer-mediated communication did not have that same effect.

14-08-2017 02:30:02 ·

Eclipse Day Timeline: Exactly What Will Happen on August 21From First Contact to Totality, this is your solar eclipse schedule.

14-08-2017 02:05:02 ·

Amazon hands out refunds for solar eclipse glasses that lack NASA’s approvalAmazon says it’s giving customers refunds for solar viewing glasses and filters that aren’t covered by the American Astronomical Society’s list of reputable vendors. That twist sent some of the banned sellers scrambling to defend their products, with the Aug. 21 solar eclipse just a little more than a week away. The brouhaha began a little less than two weeks ago, when the AAS reported that some vendors were selling eclipse glasses that didn’t block enough of the sun’s potentially eye-damaging radiation, and going so far as to print bogus certification labels on the glasses. Experts have issued repeated warnings… Read More

14-08-2017 01:03:03 ·

SpaceX to Send Supercomputer into SpaceOn Monday, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will carry a supercomputer that has not been specially designed for use in space to the International Space Station for a year-long experiment.

14-08-2017 01:03:02 ·

Firefighters contain huge wildfires in Corsica and PortugalFirefighters managed to contain huge wildfires in Portugal and the French island of Corsica on Saturday, though hot weather meant the risk of them spreading again remained high. Almost 1,000 people were evacuated in Corsica overnight, mostly tourists staying at campsites, as 2,000 hectares (nearly 5,000 acres) of scrubland was destroyed, although no casualties were reported. A man suspected of starting five fires in Bastia, a town with a population of 40,000 in northeast Corsica, was arrested and will remain in detention at least through the weekend, officials said.

13-08-2017 12:33:02 ·

Neptune’s Icy Insides Contain A Mysterious ChemicalScientists think they know what’s happening on frozen Neptune, and that could teach them about icy exoplanets as well.

13-08-2017 12:15:02 ·

Will Charlottesville mark a tipping point for the United States?Everyone from the governor of Virginia to his mom and dad were telling Fintan Horan to stay away from this weekend’s Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va. “You have people coming here who say they want to incite violence, so as someone who lives in Charlottesville – you know, this is my back yard … how can I not [get involved]?” says Mr. Horan, a computer science student at the University of Virginia, who lives near where a man, in a possible act of domestic terrorism, was arrested for allegedly plowing his car into a crowd of people, killing one woman and injuring 19. Horan, who joined a counter-protest Saturday, is far from the only one to have been thrust into the middle of the boldest show of violent white supremacy in the United States in generations.

13-08-2017 11:24:03 ·

How To Get Rid of Fruit FliesFruit flies are annoying.

13-08-2017 10:28:02 ·
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