New research reveals impact of seismic surveys on zooplankton

Marine seismic surveys used in petroleum exploration could cause a two to three-fold increase in mortality of adult and larval zooplankton, new research published in leading science journal ...

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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Move over, Planet 9: Does a Mars-sized 10th planet lurk beyond Pluto?

In January last year, astronomers from Caltech suggested that a gigantic so-far-undiscovered planet might be lurking on the fringes of the Solar System. Now researchers from the University ...

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Gizmag

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We're one step closer to getting cheaper, faster Internet from space

OneWeb just became the first to get approval to build satellite Internet for the U.S.

Thu 22 Jun 17 from The Washington Post

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Mystery of floppy solar jets is solved at last

Neutral particles help create fast-moving plasma spicules

21 hours ago from Physics World

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SpaceX Set for Second Falcon 9 Launch in Three Days

One day after putting Bulgaria's first communications satellite into orbit, SpaceX is preparing for a Falcon 9 launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Sunday (June 25).

7 hours ago from SPACE.com

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Flash Physics: 3D map of Tycho supernova remnant, cosmic glycerol made here on Earth

Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics

21 hours ago from Physics World

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NASA image shows area experts say may have been a lake

A new image captured just before Opportunity's survey kicked off shows a landscape that looks almost like a beach here on Earth, and scientists suspect water may have played a role. ...

20 hours ago from Daily Mail

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The Missing Link: Where Are Medium-Size Black Holes?

For decades, while astronomers have detected black holes equal in mass either to a few suns or to millions of suns, the missing-link black holes in between have eluded discovery.

8 hours ago from Livescience

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Sun eruptions hit Earth like a 'sneeze', say scientists

Long-term power cuts, destruction of electronic devices and increased cancer risk for aeroplane passengers are all potential effects of the Earth being hit by a powerful solar eruption.

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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A.I. will prepare robots for the unknown

How do you get a robot to recognize a surprise?

Thu 22 Jun 17 from TechXplore

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