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September 2015 Science Images

Posted September 30th, 2015 at 9:43 pm (UTC+0)
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NASA Says Water Flows on Mars

Posted September 28th, 2015 at 6:47 pm (UTC+0)
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Today, NASA confirmed evidence of the presence of liquid water flowing on present-day Mars. It’s most likely that any flowing Martian water is salty and not pure. “Our quest on Mars has been to ‘follow the water,’ in our search for life in the universe, and now we have convincing science that validates what we’ve […]

Whirling Black Holes’ Dance to End in Cosmic Blast

Posted September 18th, 2015 at 10:20 pm (UTC+0)

Some 3.5 billion light years from Earth, in the Virgo Constellation, there are two black holes (binary black hole), locked by gravity, that are madly orbiting each other. But their orbits are continuing to close in and scientists from Columbia University expect that in about 100,000 years they will join together in one huge cosmic […]

Alien Invasion Unlikely; Love Rooted in Evolution; Smokers Risk Losing Teeth

Posted September 15th, 2015 at 8:31 pm (UTC+0)

Dutch Scientist assures that An Alien Invasion is Unlikely Should we be fearful of an invasion by Aliens?  Probably not any time soon, according to researchers involved in scanning the skies for signs of extraterrestrial life. Professor Michael Garrett, from the University of Leiden and the General and Scientific Director of the Netherlands Institute for […]

Astronomers Find Massive Star Making Galaxy Cluster

Posted September 12th, 2015 at 8:10 pm (UTC+0)
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Astronomers have discovered a distant and massive galaxy cluster with a gigantic and prolific galaxy at its heart that’s pumping out hundreds of stars each year. The galaxy cluster is named SpARCS 1049+56 and is located about 9.8 billion light years from Earth in the Ursa Major constellation. Galaxy clusters are areas of the universe […]

Where Does Rain Go; Ocean Organics Form Cloud Ice; Hot Peppers May Fight Cancer

Posted September 9th, 2015 at 8:13 pm (UTC+0)
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What Happens to Precipitation After it Falls to Earth? Have you ever wondered what happens to rain or snow once it falls on Earth? Researchers from the University of Utah and Oregon State University analyzed measurements, taken by the Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer (TES) on NASA’s Aura satellite, of the two forms of hydrogen contained within […]

Ancient Dolphin; CPR is More Successful on TV; Blueberries Make Natural Antibiotic

Posted September 2nd, 2015 at 10:17 pm (UTC+0)

New Extinct Species of River Dolphin Discovered Scientists have recently discovered the fossils of a new extinct species of a river dolphin.  Since the fossils were found in ocean sediments just off the Caribbean coast of Panama, the new species have been named Isthminia panamensis. The newly identified species is closely related to the Amazon […]

Science Images of the Month – August 2015

Posted August 31st, 2015 at 7:00 pm (UTC+0)
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Asteroid Rumor Not True; Celestial Fireworks; Daycare Doesn’t Make Children Agressive

Posted August 21st, 2015 at 7:56 pm (UTC+0)

NASA: There is No Truth Behind Asteroid Online Rumor The internet has been abuzz with a now viral rumor that life on Earth will be wiped out by a massive asteroid strike some time near the end of September. Numerous recent blogs and web postings are erroneously claiming that an asteroid will impact Earth, sometime […]

Universe Dying?; Seals Use Voice Recognition; Bacteria Helps Smokers Quit

Posted August 13th, 2015 at 2:42 pm (UTC+0)
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Astronomers Say our Universe is Dying Is our universe slowly dying?  An international group of astronomers, who studied more than 200,000 galaxies and precisely measured the energy produced within a large portion of the cosmos, have confirmed that a section of the Universe is generating about half as much energy as it did two billion […]