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Olive Oil Key to a Healthy Heart? – Black Holes – Liquid H2O on Mars?

Posted February 13th, 2017 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Diet Rich in Olive Oil Can Help Keep Heart Healthy To keep heart healthy doctors recommend that you keep an eye on your cholesterol levels. But there are two main types of cholesterol – LDL or bad cholesterol and HDL, also known as good cholesterol. LDL cholesterol is bad because it builds up on artery […]

January 2017 Science Images

Posted February 1st, 2017 at 9:12 am (UTC-5)
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Ants Goof Off Too; Milky Way Steals Stars; Astronomers Spot Exocomets

Posted January 16th, 2017 at 1:12 pm (UTC-5)
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Ants Balance Work and Rest to Maintain Colony Ants have a reputation of being dedicated and hardworking creatures. But did you know that like humans, ants also seek to maintain a healthy balance of work and rest? While an ant colony appears to be filled with busy workers, according to new research, there are also […]

Cosmic Cannon; Mars Dust Storm Forecast; Dione’s Subsurface Ocean

Posted October 7th, 2016 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Astronomers Find a Cosmic Cannon Astronomers have spotted super-hot blobs of plasma blasting into space like cannonballs near a dying red giant star, some 1,200 light years away. Using the Hubble Space Telescope to make their discovery, the scientists found that the balls of hot gas are flying so fast a trip from the Earth […]

September 2016 Science Images

Posted September 30th, 2016 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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July 2016 Science Images

Posted August 1st, 2016 at 4:19 pm (UTC-5)
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June 2016 Science Images

Posted June 29th, 2016 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Hubble Spots Mysterious Vortex on Neptune

Posted June 24th, 2016 at 4:00 pm (UTC-5)
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NASA says images gathered by the Hubble Space Telescope, a little over a month ago, confirm the existence of a mysterious dark vortex in Neptune’s atmosphere. While vortices on Neptune have been spotted several times before, dating back to the 1989 flyby of ‘Voyager 2’, this recent Hubble observation marks the first time the phenomenon […]

Our Expanding Universe; LISA Pathfinder is a Success; Drugs in Waterways

Posted June 9th, 2016 at 12:37 pm (UTC-5)
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How Fast is the Universe Expanding? The universe is a big place. And it’s getting even bigger, and at a faster rate than scientists had predicted.  That’s according to a new study at Johns Hopkins University, led by Professor Adam Reiss. The study is based on an analysis of data gathered by the Hubble Space […]

Mars Makes Closest Approach to Earth in More Than a Decade

Posted May 23rd, 2016 at 4:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Do you want to get a good look at Mars?  Well now is the time to catch the Red Planet as it makes its closest approach to Earth in the past eleven years. Every 26 months in an event called an opposition by astronomers – Mars and the Sun happen to be on opposite sides […]