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Incredible footage shows fiery meteor soaring over Australia engulfing night sky - Mirror Online

A video from Alice Spring in central Australia shows a beaming bright light before it falls to the horizon

science - Mirror
3:48am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

Formation of Moon brought water to Earth: Study - Economic Times

The Earth is the only terrestrial planet with a large amount of water and a relatively large moon, which stabilises the Earth's axis. Both were essential for Earth to develop life.

science - The Times of India
11:14pm PDT - May 21st, 2019

Pluto could have a liquid ocean hiding underneath a shell of nitrogen ice - Business Insider

Astronomers think that a layer of gas under the ice and above the liquid might insulate the two from each other, allowing them to coexist.

science - Business Insider
1:00pm PDT - May 21st, 2019

Mars colonists ‘will become super-mutants with cancer-immune skin’ – but could die ‘if they mate with Earth... - Fox News

The first humans on Mars will quickly become too fragile to have sex with.

science - Fox News
11:24am PDT - May 21st, 2019

Climate change could raise sea levels by 7 feet by 2100, shocking study reveals - Fox News

Ocean levels are rising due to climate change and the long-held view is that sea levels would rise nearly three feet by the year 2100. A startling new study has suggested that view is woefully incorrect. Instead, sea levels could rise more than double that am…

science - Fox News
11:22am PDT - May 21st, 2019

It's a conspiracy! Bad moods could be contagious among ravens and spread through their large groups - Daily Mail

Staff from the University of Vienna performed a cognitive bias test on the Gothic-looking animals, which monitored their reactions to neutral stimuli.

science - Daily Mail
10:56am PDT - May 21st, 2019

The 'inner pickpocket' trait inside all of us lets us tell what an object is by touch alone - Daily Mail

Researchers from the University of Cambridge found that we rely on the brain’s ability to break up the continuous stream of information received by sensory input into distinct chunks.

science - Daily Mail
10:53am PDT - May 21st, 2019

X-rays reveal the colors of a 3 million-year-old fossil mouse - Ars Technica

We can now see the Neogene period in color.

science - Ars Technica
10:45am PDT - May 21st, 2019

Global sea levels could rise far more than predicted - Aljazeera.com

Researchers say two-metre sea level rise is possible if global temperatures warm by five degrees Celsius by 2100.

science - Al Jazeera English
9:17am PDT - May 21st, 2019

Baby sharks are eating songbirds, scientists discover - The Independent

‘None of them were seagulls, pelicans, cormorants, or any kind of marine bird. They were all terrestrial birds – the kinds that might live in your backyard’

science - Independent
8:59am PDT - May 21st, 2019

A Stunning Quest to Photograph Australia's 10 Deserts - WIRED

Six down. Four to go.

science - Wired
7:00am PDT - May 21st, 2019

NASA finds water and 'organic molecules' on 'farthest world ever explored' Ultima Thule - Daily Mail

Researchers at the Southwest Research Institute in Texas found the traces and said they are 'very different from most icy objects explored previously by spacecraft'.

science - Daily Mail
4:22am PDT - May 21st, 2019

3 million-year-old 'mighty mouse' fossil still has red fur - CNN

A few million years ago, a little red mouse with a tiny white belly ran through the fields of what's now a German village named Willershausen. Researchers know that because they found an incredibly well-preserved fossil of the now-extinct mouse, which they du…

science - CNN
2:14am PDT - May 21st, 2019

Stanford’s Doggo is a petite robotic quadruped you can (maybe) build yourself - TechCrunch

Got a few thousand bucks and a good deal of engineering expertise? You're in luck: Stanford students have created a quadrupedal robot platform called Doggo that you can build with off-the-shelf parts and a considerable amount of elbow grease. That's better th…

science - TechCrunch
3:58pm PDT - May 20th, 2019

A thin layer of gassy material on Pluto may be keeping an underground ocean from freezing solid - Daily Mail

Images of Pluto have revealed the presence of an equatorial basin, under which may lie an ocean. Japan-led research may explain an ocean could have survived until today without freezing solid.

science - Daily Mail
8:01am PDT - May 20th, 2019

Scientists create the loudest-ever underwater sound - Daily Mail

Stanford's Department of Energy worked with researchers from Rutgers University to produce the auditory result.

science - Daily Mail
4:40am PDT - May 20th, 2019

Le elezioni sotto la lente della psicologia: il voto "di reazione" e le ragioni dell'astensionismo - La Repubblica

L'Ordine degli psicologi della Lombardia analizza i meccanismi profondi alla base delle scelte degli elettori

science - La Repubblica
11:15pm PDT - May 19th, 2019

Evidence of water found on Ultima Thule: NASA - Pune Mirror

Mix of methanol, water ice, organic molecules found on farthest world ever explored

science - The Times of India
5:30pm PDT - May 19th, 2019

Wissenschaftliche Tests auf der ISS: Suzanna Randall will Astronautin werden - BILD

Der Starttermin für die erste deutsche Frau im All steht zwar noch in den Sternen – doch für Dr. Suzanna Randall (39) ist klar: Ich will da hin! Wenn alles klappt, wird sie Ende 2020 in einer Rakete sitzen, die sie zur Internationalen Raumstation (ISS) bringt…

science - Bild
6:53am PDT - May 19th, 2019

Climate change: One man's fight to save a California tree - BBC News

Cody tried to replant a San Diego forest destroyed by wildfire but climate change is making it hard.

science - BBC News
4:57pm PDT - May 18th, 2019

A dress rehearsal before the lunar landing - The Hindu

The Apollo 10 mission performed almost every operation expected for the next Apollo mission. Except, of course, setting foot on the moon. 50 years on, A.S.Ganesh gives you the low-down of the mission that served as a dress rehearsal for the famed Apollo 11 mi…

science - The Hindu
1:01pm PDT - May 18th, 2019

Rare full blue moon visible in the sky tonight, nasa declares - Metro.co.uk

It only happens once in a blue moon.

science - Metro
7:28am PDT - May 18th, 2019

The universe may be a billion years younger than we thought. Scientists are scrambling to figure out why. - NBC News

The age of the universe may have been overestimated by more than a billion years, forcing scientists to rethink how we got from the Big Bang to today.

science - NBC News
3:05am PDT - May 18th, 2019

After the Moon, people on Mars by 2033...or 2060 - Daily Mail

On December 11, 2017, US President Donald Trump signed a directive ordering NASA to prepare to return astronauts to the Moon

science - Daily Mail
7:43pm PDT - May 17th, 2019

China’s Chang’E-4 may have landed near pieces of the Moon’s interior - Ars Technica

Some of the minerals present look like what we'd expect from the deep interior.

science - Ars Technica
2:45pm PDT - May 17th, 2019

RT @PaulEDawson: "Policymakers have severely underestimated the risks of ecological tipping points, according to a study that shows 45% of…

Steve Elaschuk (@TheRealElaschuk)
4:51am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @Tami_KCD: YOU SORRY PIECES OF CRAP. YOU KNEW!!! YOU DESTROYED OUR LIVES AND THE LIVES OF SO MANY OTHER PEOPLE! GOD WILL DEAL WITH YOU!…

J. A. G. (@puppyluvr312)
4:51am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @CMEMS_EU: Stefano Ciavatta (@PlymouthMarine) @#CMEMSGA talks about @CopernicusEU #Marine Service Evolution and R&D projects developing…

Andreea STRACHINESCU #SETPlan19 #EUSEW19 (@stracma)
4:51am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @BBCNewsnight: Scientists believe sea levels could rise more than predicted, due to accelerating melting in Greenland and Antarctica. ht…

(@garigalAnj)
4:51am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

As technology and science revolutionized #winemaking and viticulture the 20th century brought further change. But the grape retains its allure and magic despite the computerized wineries and chemical formulae. Read More:-https://t.co/pFaS7291Se

Top Cork (Ruian) Co., Ltd (@topcorkcn)
4:51am PDT - May 22nd, 2019
RT @scrowder: The pro-abortion crowd is not just anti-science... they are quite literally beyond parody. https://t.co/EUtqEb7s88

RT @scrowder: The pro-abortion crowd is not just anti-science... they are quite literally beyond parody. https://t.co/EUtqEb7s88

Nick Picazio (@DiabeticKid1999)
4:51am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @ShivuriWorld: My name:Xitshmbiso Shivuri, I've been accepted for a MSc Computer & Systems Science- Stockholm University(Sweden)- Sept 2…

Henry Mdaka (@mdaka69)
4:51am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @ShivuriWorld: My name:Xitshmbiso Shivuri, I've been accepted for a MSc Computer & Systems Science- Stockholm University(Sweden)- Sept 2…

Mafutha (@Mafutha_)
4:51am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @Omkar_Raii: #Chandrayaan2,India’s 2nd #MoonMission, equipped with #Orbiter, #Lander & #Rover, spearheaded by @ISRO will create another…

naveen raj (@naveenanroopan)
4:51am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @HCPS_CTE: The future is here! Our brilliant Science & Math Academy students present their research at this year's Capstone Gallery Walk…

Robin Keeler (@rmkcakjak)
4:51am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @julessards: From pregnant at 20, to a BA in political science from Yale! So grateful for this opportunity and for all of the support fr…

phagocyte (@poblano_fresa)
4:51am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @jamesnikitine: The #OceanDecade [2021-2030] is for everyone. It is an inclusive, participative, & interdisciplinary commitment to ocean…

An Bollen (@anbollen)
4:51am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @LifeSite: “Pediatric specialist warns public that child transgender therapy is very ‘harmful,’ ‘poor science’” https://t.co/WAbsbc1ndv

Virgi (@marivirgm)
4:51am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @Daniblancocomp: Using opera as a dissemination tool through interdisciplinary collaboration. Focusing on creating new audiences. Opera…

Outside World (@_Outside_World)
4:51am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @studentactivism: Give poor people money and they'll be less poor. It's science. https://t.co/1LuDCxFY6x

YHWH (@TinyPantsAndrew)
4:51am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @UniofExeter: Following our announcement of a #climateemergency yesterday, sign up to our free @FutureLearn course to find out more: Cli…

Community of St Luke (@communitystluke)
4:51am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @WaterCoolersUK: Great to see the government imposing a 2020 ban & restriction on #singleuseplastic straws, stirrers & buds. We think…

Peter Glanville (@glanners1)
4:51am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @sourdoughchef: What do you get when @Caltech meets @TheHuntington ? A new history of science research institute in Pasadena CA, near Lo…

The HOPOS journal (@hoposjournal)
4:51am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @NatGeo: Eventually, the mantle will cool to such an extent that the plates will grind to a halt—changing life as we know it https://t.c…

Catherine Jo Dixon (@cathjodixon)
4:51am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @Independent: Virtual reality has the potential to transform teaching and learning https://t.co/3f3nUPt4zN

matthewtimms (@mathtimms2)
4:51am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

America in five words: "Overconfidence was misinterpreted as competence." https://t.co/FUNSfhMVGI

Zachary Moore (@drzach)
4:51am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @BIOEAF: Pint of science but also science of pints @VictorMartinvel @WMGVs #Pint19ES #PINT19SEV @pintofscienceES @OficialdeguiF @vane_

Wouter Vansteelant (@WMGVs)
3:50am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @BlackParenting1: Successful Black Parenting is proud to announce that we are working directly with the American Psychological Associati…

Mary Lewis, Ph.D. (@marylewisphd)
3:50am PDT - May 22nd, 2019
Brilliant adventure at the Scottish seabird centre with S1 today @official_DHS #beachcombing#STEM https://t.co/5LLEmaeWw9

Brilliant adventure at the Scottish seabird centre with S1 today @official_DHS #beachcombing#STEM https://t.co/5LLEmaeWw9

Science Dalkeith High School (@Science_DHS)
3:50am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @HandlerWagner: I cannot recommend @brcaexchange enough. In addition to their undeniable impact on the interpretation of BRCA1/2 variant…

Alexander (Sasha) Wait Zaranek (@wait_sasha)
3:50am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @nctzones: who in nct was your first bias?? i need it for science

T̴h̴y̴U̴g̴l̴y̴P̴r̴i̴n̴c̴e̴s̴s̴ (@thyuglyprincess)
3:49am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

#MSD: DEFINITIONS- A School is defined as an institution of Learning formal education consisting of a Library, STAEM (Science, Tech,Arts, Engineering & Maths) Labs, Sporting facilities, A Farm,Canteen and a Health Center. Staffed by Teachers, Admin, Social & Medical teams.

seye amusa (@hivemaster)
3:49am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @Gooroo_io: "By enriching your existing customer #data with the mindsets that best match your customers, you will have deeper insights o…

Greg Muller (@gmull)
3:49am PDT - May 22nd, 2019
An experiment to show how seasons impact temperature and why seasons change depending on where you are in the World. #IPC #Science https://t.co/cAglCoSTnG

An experiment to show how seasons impact temperature and why seasons change depending on where you are in the World. #IPC #Science https://t.co/cAglCoSTnG

BIST Year 3D (@BISTYear3D)
3:49am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

Are you interested to get involved in the exciting EU-research project ACTION - #participatory #science toolkit against #pollution - and contribute to making citizen science more inclusive? Write your #master #thesis under supervision of our experts! https://t.co/NO3uNRfrjL

DRIFT (@drifteur)
3:49am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

Having trouble sleeping? Try gardening. Find out more from @JLDarbyshire @KadoorieCentre on the @UniofOxford science blog: https://t.co/2o7xoDLYZM

Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences (@NDCNOxford)
3:49am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

JoanMira - 9 - Science & Technology: Science & Technology - Astronomy picture of the da... https://t.co/GBGavZwR8S

joanmira (@joanmira9351)
3:49am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @LepanusLady: I'm upping my #scicomm game and will be attempting science related #standupcomedy this Friday. #DungBeetle jokes pretty…

CMNH Human Health (@CMNHhealth)
3:49am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @Mathematical_A: Karen Uhlenbeck receives her Abel Prize. https://t.co/rQwTp5Z9Nl

Michael Winikoff (@profwinikoff)
3:49am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @DegenRolf: Our guesses about what goes on in other people's minds are often wide of the mark, producing systematic gaps and biases, wit…

Karl Smith (@karlbykarlsmith)
3:49am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @BelindaJones68: QLD's new Senators Paul Scarr LNP- former mining exec Susan McDonald LNP- squattocracy, National Party royalty Malco…

(@Julian_Wigley)
2:33am PDT - May 22nd, 2019
A big thank you to @LynneBianchi for coming to @TheGMLP today and sharing your enthusiasm and work in teacher professional development improving primary science. https://t.co/u2oRu87Dlw

A big thank you to @LynneBianchi for coming to @TheGMLP today and sharing your enthusiasm and work in teacher professional development improving primary science. https://t.co/u2oRu87Dlw

Helen Woodward (@Helen_MaryG)
2:33am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @AshtanTowles: Honored to be graduating from Yale University with my combined B.A. and M.A. degree in Political Science all in only 4 ye…

Peaches (@mirah_its)
2:33am PDT - May 22nd, 2019

RT @EcoSenseNow: The “climate crisis” is a lie, a hoax, a fraud, an affront to science and logic, a travesty, an economic and social sinkho…

Deplorable_craig❌ (@couchycraig)
2:33am PDT - May 22nd, 2019