Birth of 'new Saturn moon' witnessed

Scientists say they have discovered what could be the birth of a new moon in the rings of Saturn.

13 hours ago from BBC News

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Swirling red nebula is part of angry chicken in the sky

A crucible of bright stars illuminates a nebula in glowing red hydrogen that would normally be too faint for the human eye to see

13 hours ago from Newscientist

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Warm US West, cold East: A 4,000-year pattern

Last winter's curvy jet stream pattern brought mild temperatures to western North America and harsh cold to the East. A University of Utah-led study shows that pattern became more pronounced ...

21 hours ago from Phys.org

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Meteorites yield clues to Martian early atmosphere

(Phys.org) —Geologists who analyzed 40 meteorites that fell to Earth from Mars unlocked secrets of the Martian atmosphere hidden in the chemical signatures of these ancient rocks. Their study, ...

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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Shade grown coffee shrinking as a proportion of global coffee production

The proportion of land used to cultivate shade grown coffee, relative to the total land area of coffee cultivation, has fallen by nearly 20 percent globally since 1996, according to a new study ...

14 hours ago from Phys.org

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Astronomers: 'Tilt-a-worlds' could harbor life

A fluctuating tilt in a planet's orbit does not preclude the possibility of life, according to new research by astronomers at the University of Washington, Utah's Weber State University and ...

Tue 15 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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Significant baseline levels of arsenic found in Ohio soils are due to natural processes

Geologic and soil processes are to blame for significant baseline levels of arsenic in soil throughout Ohio, according to a study published recently in the Journal of Environmental Quality.

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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NASA signs agreement with SpaceX for use of historic launch pad

NASA Kennedy Space Center's historic Launch Complex 39A, the site from which numerous Apollo and space shuttle missions began, is beginning a new mission as a commercial launch site.

18 hours ago from Phys.org

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Declining catch rates in Caribbean green turtle fishery may be result of overfishing

A 20-year assessment of Nicaragua's legal, artisanal green sea turtle fishery has uncovered a stark reality: greatly reduced overall catch rates of turtles in what may have become an unsustainable ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Red moon at night; stargazer's delight

Monday night's lunar eclipse proved just as delightful as expected to those able to view it. On the East Coast, cloudy skies may have gotten in the way, but at the National Science Foundation's ...

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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