Aerogels Could Be Used to Build Terraforming Domes on Mars

(Credit: Discover; Pavel Chagochkin/Shutterstock) (Inside Science) -- Shields made of a material so light it is sometimes called "frozen smoke" could help make areas on Mars livable, a new ...

11 hours ago from Discover Magazine

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Lunar eclipse marks Moon landing's 50th anniversary

Fifty years to the day since mankind launched the first mission to set foot on it, the Moon is set to treat Earthlings to a partial lunar eclipse on Tuesday.

16 hours ago from Phys.org

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Galileo sat-nav system experiences service outage

"Europe's GPS" goes offline as it grapples with a technical glitch in its ground infrastructure.

Sun 14 Jul 19 from BBC News

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It’s not just temperature damaging coral reefs

US study points the finger at nitrogen – and people. Nick Carne reports.

16 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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Effectiveness of using natural enemies to combat pests depends on surroundings

When cabbage looper moth larvae infest a field, sustainable growers will often try to control the pests by releasing large numbers of predators, such as ladybugs. That way they can avoid spraying ...

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Researchers develop flood prediction model

The duration of floods can be determined by river flow, precipitation and atmospheric blocking. Now an international team of researchers led by Nasser Najibi and Naresh Devineni at The City ...

14 hours ago from Phys.org

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Hasbro Is Looking To Crowdfund This Massive Unicron Transformer Toy

If you grew up watching the Transformers franchise, you might have watched the very first animated movie which featured the planet transformer Unicron. If you thought that it would be awesome ...

9 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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There aren’t enough space explosions to explain strange radio bursts

Weird flashes of radio waves from space could in theory be coming from huge explosions, but now we know the radio bursts occur too often for that idea to work

18 hours ago from Newscientist

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New analysis reveals challenges for drought management in Oregon's Willamette River Basin

In Oregon's fertile Willamette River Basin, where two-thirds of the state's population lives, managing water scarcity would be more effective if conservation measures were introduced in advance ...

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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