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5 years after its Pluto flyby, New Horizons spacecraft forges ahead - CNN

When NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flew by Pluto five years ago this week, it captured detailed views of the mysterious icy dwarf planet on the edge of our solar system.

science - CNN
1:14pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

Universe is 13.8 billion years old, scientists confirm - USA TODAY

The universe is about 13.8 billion years old, according to new research recently published by an international team of astrophysicists.

science - USA Today
9:31am PDT - July 15th, 2020

NASA and ESA to reveal closest images ever taken of the sun - CBS News

The solar orbiter is bringing humans closer to our host star than we've ever been before.

science - CBS News
8:57am PDT - July 15th, 2020

Scientists Think The Moon Is A Lot More Younger Than Previously Thought - Mashable India

Scientists in a new study have found that the Earth’s natural satellite could be 85 million years younger than previous calculations have suggested.

science - Mashable
3:51am PDT - July 15th, 2020

Astronomers discover huge galactic wall hidden behind Milky Way - Fox News

Scientists have discovered a celestial structure made of galaxies more than 1.4 billion light-years long and 600 million deep in the skies over the South Pole that until recently had never been seen, according to a report.

science - Fox News
1:42am PDT - July 15th, 2020

Nuclear blast sends star hurtling across galaxy - BBC News

A star has been sent hurtling across the galaxy after undergoing a partial supernova, astronomers say.

science - BBC News
1:29am PDT - July 15th, 2020

Bat woman: Ebony shares a house with some of Australia's most misunderstood creatures - ABC News

Ebony McIntosh devotes her time — and her house — to care for sick and injured microbats. She explains what's involved in bat rescue and why she is so passionate about saving these animals.

science - ABC News (AU)
9:04pm PDT - July 14th, 2020

Comet Neowise seen close to Earth in dazzling photos and videos - Business Insider - Business Insider

Comet Neowise, a ball of space ice spraying brilliant tails of gas and dust, won't return for another 6,800 years.

science - Business Insider
4:47pm PDT - July 14th, 2020

SpaceX’s Starlink asks potential service testers for addresses, says private beta starts this summer - TechCrunch

Starlink, the high-bandwidth, low-latency broadband internet service that SpaceX is in the process of deploying, has sent out an email to those who’ve registered their interest in becoming beta testers. The email asks for a specific address, to replace the pr…

science - TechCrunch
2:19pm PDT - July 14th, 2020

Stunning video from the International Space Station shows comet Neowise soaring past Earth - CBS News

Astronauts captured the once-in-a-lifetime cosmic fireworks show from space.

science - CBS News
10:54am PDT - July 14th, 2020

NEOWISE comet spotted streaking over Stonehenge in incredible picture - Fox News

A photographer captured a remarkable image of the NEOWISE comet streaking over Stonehenge this past Friday.

science - Fox News
10:22am PDT - July 14th, 2020

Un buco nero ‘tascabile’ fatto col grafene per studiare l’orizzonte degli eventi - la Repubblica

Alcuni ricercatori italiani vogliono creare un "black hole" da laboratorio, un "analogo" (senza rischi) a quelli sparsi nel cosmo, per

science - La Repubblica
3:01am PDT - July 14th, 2020

A caccia della cometa Neowise: come vederla in Toscana - La Repubblica Firenze.it

Bisogna mettere la sveglia alle 4 del mattino. Meglio salire in collina o in un posto con poche luci

science - La Repubblica
2:35am PDT - July 14th, 2020

Comet Neowise dazzles in 4K movie made of astronaut time-lapse photos - Business Insider - Business Insider

Astronauts at the International Space Station photographed Comet Neowise rising above Earth on July 5 — pictures an artist made into a stunning film.

science - Business Insider
10:48pm PDT - July 13th, 2020

Mars-Mission der Vereinigten Arabischen Emirate: "Es geht nicht um Stolz, es geht um unsere Zukunft" - DER SPIEGEL

Gebaut in Amerika, gestartet in Japan – die Mars-Sonde „Hope“ der Vereinigten Arabischen Emirate soll mehr sein als ein teures Spielzeug der Scheichs. Es geht um wichtige Wetterdaten vom Roten Planeten.

science - Spiegel Online
9:00pm PDT - July 13th, 2020

These stunning pictures captured Comet Neowise soaring through the sky. Here's how you can see it for yourself - CNN

A three-mile wide comet named "NEOWISE" has lit up the skies, wowing people across the globe.

science - CNN
5:39pm PDT - July 13th, 2020

Wetter in Deutschland: Sahara-Staub, Polarluft, Jetstream versauen uns den Sommer! - BILD

Keine guten Nachrichten von der Wetterfront! Der Achterbahn-Sommer geht weiter. BILD erklärt, woran das liegt.

science - Bild
7:30am PDT - July 13th, 2020

Astronomers Develop A Way To Determine If Planet Nine Is A Black Hole - Mashable India

Astronomers in a new study have devised a plan to find black holes in the outer solar system using the Legacy Survey of Space and Time (LSST) mission. With the telescope, the team thinks that the true nature of the hypothesized Planet Nine could be revealed.

science - Mashable
6:38am PDT - July 13th, 2020

NASA captures remarkable image of NEOWISE comet - Fox News

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has captured a remarkable image of the NEOWISE comet that was discovered in March.

science - Fox News
6:04am PDT - July 13th, 2020

The UAE’s first interplanetary mission to Mars set for launch - The Verge

On July 14th, the United Arab Emirates is set to launch its first interplanetary mission: a spacecraft named Hope that will journey to Mars to study the planet’s atmosphere and weather. The small Middle Eastern country has worked tirelessly over the last six …

science - The Verge
6:00am PDT - July 13th, 2020

Three space missions heading to Mars, from NASA, China and UAE - ABC News

Three new spacecraft are launching to Mars this month and each of them will test new technologies in the race to reach the Red Planet next year, on a quest to find evidence of past life. We explain the missions and why July is the month to travel.

science - ABC News (AU)
12:13pm PDT - July 12th, 2020

Stunning image of comet Neowise captured over Dublin Bay - The Irish Times

Brightest comet this century will be seen in Irish skies for the next fortnight

science - The Irish Times
11:44am PDT - July 12th, 2020

House appropriators extend middle finger to NASA's 2024 moon landing goal | TheHill - The Hill

House Democrats have at least given NASA half a loaf for getting back to the moon at any date, not to mention 2024. Even so, the House NASA funding bill demonstrates that the House is willing to play partisan games, if not with the Artemis return to the moon …

science - The Hill
10:00am PDT - July 12th, 2020

Comet captured streaking across Stonehenge night sky - BBC News

Comet Neowise has been spotted by stargazers across the UK as it heads past Earth.

science - BBC News
8:58am PDT - July 12th, 2020

By 2025, Earth's CO2 Levels Will Reach All-Time High In Past 3.3 Million Years - India Times

Despite a decline in carbon dioxide emissions worldwide during the COVID-19 pandemic, atmospheric CO2 is set to reach an all time high in 2025 since the last 3.3 million years, a new study warns. Jim Salinger, Lisa AlexanderThe new rese…

science - The Times of India
11:36pm PDT - July 11th, 2020

RT @Kadriilham: #Talent has always been Solvay's top priority. The commitment we have towards the greater good is visible through our schol…

Rozitaz (@Rozitaz1)
6:48am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @estibarra: Art and Science to Create Amazing Ads That Sell https://t.co/Af1EmLmRpt

Esteban Ibarra (@estibarra)
6:48am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Tamil Nadu student to visit NASA on Winning Go4Guru's Space Science Contest https://t.co/XIaxqclgQ7

Punjab Tribune (@punjabtribune)
6:48am PDT - August 27th, 2019

[VIDEO] The Science of Star Trek-Where No Man Has Gone Before and Phasers https://t.co/ql11d7bXWa | by @tfoxlaw

International Law (@LawAnalysis)
6:48am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @realBioMassSpec: Determination of sulbactam in raw bovine milk by isotope dilution-ultra-high-performance liquid chromatography-tandem…

Eduardo Armienta (@eduardoarmienta)
6:48am PDT - August 27th, 2019

crazy crazy crazy. how bad the accusation is. what it points to dictatorship, being in control of scientific activities in the country and thus creating what may become main stream science. so after that u do it on ur own and create ur own business and institutions to make ur /1

Nahome Alemayehu (@NahomeAlemayehu)
6:48am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @NatureNews: Sign up for Nature Briefing to get an essential round-up of science news, opinion and analysis, free in your inbox every we…

Mike Danson (@mike_danson)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @realBioMassSpec: Study of the minor fraction of virgin olive oil by a multi-class GC–MS approach: Comprehensive quantitative characteri…

Eduardo Armienta (@eduardoarmienta)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JacquelynGill: I encourage Bret Stephens to come to my lab, meet my students, talk to us for a few minutes, and then tell me to my face…

Kortskalle (@SaraHLahtinen)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @realBioMassSpec: An integrated metabolomics strategy to reveal dose-effect relationship and therapeutic mechanisms of different efficac…

Eduardo Armienta (@eduardoarmienta)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Focus on Native Bees, Not Honey Bees https://t.co/vak9fOMens

Andrew Tirrell (@tirrella)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Does optimism lead to improved health? https://t.co/frTGmeSe2z

Pamela Cheung (@ellaextra)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @CorpMosby: Wow. I’m finally finished. After going through @AndrewYang climate change plan. Man I feel like I just graduated with a doct…

Johnt73 (@Johnt731)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Open Access UCL Research: Homoeopathic families, Hindu nation and the legislating state: making of a vernacular science, Bengal 1866-1941 https://t.co/rev7mQazzM

UCL Discovery (@ucl_discovery)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @shamsa83137298: Starting my Micro Masters journey of Data science on Edx. #UCSDpython4DS. @DrILKAY1

dystopian mentalist (@JustBeMentalist)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @makermelaIndia: Did you know? Science day in Switzerland is dedicated to the former Indian President, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. Upon his arr…

Vineet d thakkar (@Vineetdthakkar1)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @jonykipnis: Change will come not when PIs stop submitting to Cell/Nature/Science but when exceptional post-docs who happen not to have…

Wenlong Yang (@WenlongYang84)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @realBioMassSpec: DRILL Interface Makes Ion Soft Landing Broadly Accessible for Energy Science and Applications #BatteriesSupercaps htt…

Eduardo Armienta (@eduardoarmienta)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @HarvardBiz: Universities should overhaul their degree requirements in order to make a security course standard for all students studyin…

Brad Harkavy (@Harkador)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @kosmoknj: y’all pick one it’s for science

cait (@kosmoknj)
6:47am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @99freemind: Why isn't @Buzzfeed telling people that the science many of these people are engaged in is TWISTED, transhumanist or eugeni…

Davidoff1010 (@Davidoff1010)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @LukeGromen: The apparently goal-seeked, corporate “scientific research” on opioids is yet another example of why public faith in corpor…

C.S. Connaughton (@TheSuperbubble)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Evaluation committees that hold implicit biases against women in science promote fewer women than men to elite research positions—but only if they don’t explicitly believe that gender bias exists, researchers reported in Nature Human Behavior. https://t.co/fnNMRo5Q2b

Dan Epstein (@epstein_dan)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019
#TuesdayThoughts Many people are still under the delusion that neo-classical economics are a science & that the assertions made by such economists are actual theories.  This is completely false.  To understand the reality of this, let's take a look behind the wizard’s curtain… https://t.co/qco1SoDldo

#TuesdayThoughts Many people are still under the delusion that neo-classical economics are a science & that the assertions made by such economists are actual theories. This is completely false. To understand the reality of this, let's take a look behind the wizard’s curtain… https://t.co/qco1SoDldo

Anthony (@Ciotti001)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @SciKathryn: Please RT: I'm putting together a comprehensive list of science-linked stories (will share freely when done). Please could…

Julianne Britton (@juliannebritton)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JacquelynGill: I encourage Bret Stephens to come to my lab, meet my students, talk to us for a few minutes, and then tell me to my face…

Janni Feminist Educator Aragon (@janniaragon)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JamilSmith: If we destroy the Amazon, @yayitsrob notes, humanity can’t get it back. Even if we could replant all the trees, the diversi…

Hal in London (@ldnhal)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @mpfix1: Calling all #FirstGen #1stGen political science and law profs. I just created a new twitter account @1stGenScholars to promote…

Hightower CCR (@HightowerCcr)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @kaz_yos: Parameter estimation using aggregate data - ScienceDirect https://t.co/HDiX1rJSkU

WillPer (@wilpertwitt)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @naturensw: The NSW Govt has a moral obligation and international responsibility to keep this incredible ecosystem alive. Drought is a f…

PJR III (@DoctorPJR)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JamilSmith: If we destroy the Amazon, @yayitsrob notes, humanity can’t get it back. Even if we could replant all the trees, the diversi…

Diana (@man_lotto)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019
#RT @FitnessHacks101: The Science and Smarts Behind Hypertrophy (and Getting Ripped) https://t.co/Qvy6vlad9b https://t.co/RBGOcxC3dR

#RT @FitnessHacks101: The Science and Smarts Behind Hypertrophy (and Getting Ripped) https://t.co/Qvy6vlad9b https://t.co/RBGOcxC3dR

CrossFit Kelevra (@CrossfitKelevra)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JamilSmith: If we destroy the Amazon, @yayitsrob notes, humanity can’t get it back. Even if we could replant all the trees, the diversi…

Amanda Brunet (@MajorGeekGirl1)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JacquelynGill: I encourage Bret Stephens to come to my lab, meet my students, talk to us for a few minutes, and then tell me to my face…

Who Is Christopher? (@whoischristophr)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

While the rest of us "fight inequality" by bitching about Trump on Twitter, my colleague @amyhsin is undoubtedly going to face a deluge of harassment for very serious, brave, science-based proposals that seriously engage inequality here in NYC. Please support her, colleagues. https://t.co/BEYh2TZCZ2

Joseph N. Cohen (@jncohen)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JamilSmith: If we destroy the Amazon, @yayitsrob notes, humanity can’t get it back. Even if we could replant all the trees, the diversi…

Tradesman52 (@Tradesman521)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Senior Clinical Project Manager , London, https://t.co/3tjzMeYPdI #job #jobs #hiring #PharmaceuticalJobs https://t.co/AregaEpUJl

Pop Science (@popscience1)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @Kris_Sacrebleu: Congrats #maga on electing the singularly most stupid man imaginable as POTUS, denies science, denies #ClimateChange —…

Terry Stewart (@TD_Stewart)
6:43am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @HunterDK: NYT columnist Bret Stephens says he is not a bedbug. I say the science is still unclear.

(@amazingprizzini)
6:14am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @JOYNEWSONTV: The 2019 edition of the Springboard Teenpreneurship program has kicked off in Accra, with a focus on building skills of te…

Andani Bawa Yakubu (@abybest11)
6:14am PDT - August 27th, 2019