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Mike Pence wants NASA to put humans on the moon by 2024 - The Verge

Today at the fifth meeting of the National Space Council, Vice President Mike Pence declared that the Trump administration is committed to sending humans back to the Moon by 2024, four years earlier than NASA’s previous target of 2028.

science - The Verge
2:16pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

Vice president directs NASA to return to the Moon by 2024 - Ars Technica

"If our current contractors can't meet this objective, then we'll find ones that will."

science - Ars Technica
1:21pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

Greenland's biggest glacier grows but scientists warn against climate change optimism - The Independent

Slight thickening of ice surprises scientists – although growth is outweighed by overall loss of mass

science - Independent
12:43pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

NASA accused of sexism after it cancels first all-women space walk - CBC.ca

Reactions after NASA cancels the first all-women spacewalk because there aren’t enough spacesuits that fit.

science - CBC News
12:38pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

Tyrannosaurus rex fossil revealed to be world's largest - CNN

Paleontologists have discovered the biggest Tyrannosaurus rex fossil yet found, according to a new study. The fossil is also the largest dinosaur ever uncovered in Canada.

science - CNN
12:11pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

Why a Growing Glacier Isn't Good News for the Climate - Motherboard

Greenland's Jakobshavn glacier is gaining ice due to cyclical changes in ocean temperature, but that doesn’t mean things are getting better.

science - Vice News
11:50am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Ancient Trash Mounds From Byzantine Empire Reveal How Disease and Climate Change Ravaged Ancient Civilization - Newsweek

Researchers studied garbage in the ancient city of Elusa.

science - Newsweek
11:13am PDT - March 26th, 2019

The citizen scientists helping NASA reveal a new Jupiter - TechRadar

Mathematicians, artists and software engineers have created a gallery of gorgeous images

science - TechRadar
11:00am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Bees, hoverflies and other pollinating insects disappear from quarter of UK habitats in population crash - The Independent

'This pattern of biodiversity loss is happening everywhere we look'

science - Independent
9:26am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Venus isn't our closest neighbor in the solar system, according to new findings - Business Insider

A team of scientists explained in Physics Today that Mercury is, on average, closer to Earth than Venus because it orbits the Sun more closely.

science - Business Insider
9:07am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Decline in native UK bee population numbers could spell disaster for pollinating crops - Daily Mail

Scientists from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology in Wallingford examined 715,392 biological records submitted by volunteer nature observers between 1980 and 2013.

science - Daily Mail
9:00am PDT - March 26th, 2019

NASA cancels all-female spacewalk because it didn’t have enough spacesuits ready in the right size - TechCrunch

That sad trombone you hear is the sound of NASA’s attempt at a history-making spacewalk falling apart. On Friday, NASA was planning to conduct its first all-female spacewalk, but realized it doesn’t have enough spacesuits that are the right size for its femal…

science - TechCrunch
7:58am PDT - March 26th, 2019

NASA scraps all-female spacewalk because spacesuit in wrong size - NBC News

The first all-female spacewalk has been scrapped because the International Space Station (ISS) does not have enough spacesuits in the right size.

science - NBC News
5:58am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Glacier growing: Melting Jakobshavn glacier in Greenland is growing again, a new NASA study finds. - CBS News

The Jakobshavn glacier around 2012 was retreating about 1.8 miles and thinning nearly 130 feet annually

science - CBS News
4:33am PDT - March 26th, 2019

NASA wants to look for water – and perhaps life – on Neptune's moon Triton - TechRadar

Trident must leave soon to photograph any water plumes

science - TechRadar
3:58am PDT - March 26th, 2019

SpaceX: Take a good look at Elon Musk's large and rather shiny rocket - Metro

You know the one we're talking about...

science - Metro
2:42am PDT - March 26th, 2019

An ill-fitting spacesuit cancels NASA's first all-female spacewalk - Engadget

NASA decided to swap astronauts for Friday's planned spacewalk instead of replacing the torso on one Enhanced EMU for a better fit.

science - Engadget
2:20am PDT - March 26th, 2019

Wasserreinigung: Deutschlands Kampf gegen Chemie im Wasser - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Eine teure Reinigungstechnik, die Chemierückstände aus dem Wasser entfernt, steht bereit. Doch Kommunen, Betreiber und Experten streiten über den Nutzen - das Problem müsse an der Quelle angegangen werden, sagen Kritiker.

science - Spiegel Online
1:43am PDT - March 26th, 2019

NASA scraps all-female spacewalk - RTE.ie

The US space agency NASA has scrapped a planned historic spacewalk by two women astronauts, citing a lack of available spacesuits that would fit them at the International Space Station.

science - RTE
12:38am PDT - March 26th, 2019

NASA’s ‘historic’ spacewalk no longer all-female due to spacesuit availability: officials - Fox News

NASA’s historic all-female spacewalk has been canceled because there won’t be enough of the correctly-sized spacesuits ready in time for the March 29 assignment, NASA said Monday.

science - Fox News
3:48pm PDT - March 25th, 2019

Key Greenland glacier growing again after shrinking for years, NASA study shows - NBCNews.com

A major Greenland glacier that was one of the fastest shrinking ice and snow masses on Earth is growing again, a new NASA study finds.

science - NBC News
12:06pm PDT - March 25th, 2019

Fossil barnacles reveal whales have followed same migration routes for hundreds of millennia - The Independent

Chemical traces in fossils allow scientists to track movements of ancient ocean giants

science - Independent
12:05pm PDT - March 25th, 2019

Life on Mars? NASA's Curiosity rover snaps photos of mushrooms - Daily Mail

Indian researchers have published a piece of research purporting to have found evidence from the surface of Mars that shows mushrooms and other lifeforms are thriving.

science - Daily Mail
10:44am PDT - March 25th, 2019

NASA reveals plan to visit Neptune's mysterious moon Triton - Daily Mail

Humans' search for inhabitable planets beyond Earth may get a new contender after NASA announced plans to embark on a 'low-cost' expedition to Neptune's largest moon, Triton.

science - Daily Mail
9:30am PDT - March 25th, 2019

Le cerveau humain fabrique bien de nouveaux neurones - Le Monde

Après plusieurs travaux contradictoires, une nouvelle étude confirme que la neurogenèse est abondante chez l’adulte, et qu’elle s’effondre chez les malades d’Alzheimer.

science - Le Monde
9:12am PDT - March 25th, 2019
A packed day of hands-on workshops and neat STEM demonstrations for students, teachers, and families alike this past Saturday's Cornell/Columbia STEM Workshop and March Materials Madness! Thanks to all that volunteered and participated for making science exciting! https://t.co/emvwsuXeOr

A packed day of hands-on workshops and neat STEM demonstrations for students, teachers, and families alike this past Saturday's Cornell/Columbia STEM Workshop and March Materials Madness! Thanks to all that volunteered and participated for making science exciting! https://t.co/emvwsuXeOr

Columbia Engineering Outreach (@CUSEASOutreach)
3:11pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @jola_adebayor: Dear department of computer science, https://t.co/aVury7qb6X

Babajide (@daddysawake)
3:11pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @jola_adebayor: Dear department of computer science, https://t.co/aVury7qb6X

Anjolaoluwa (@anjj_p)
3:11pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

Minds should be enlightened by science, while hearts need to be illumined by religion.

Desiderius (@Desider59380140)
3:11pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @RutgersBioSci: Learn about some of the different career options that exist for life science majors at the alternative Science Careers E…

RutgersSEBS Advising (@SEBSadvising)
3:11pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @Courage_CA: The @Broadbent Institute has great power, and hella funding. With it, comes great responsibility – to back a climate tran…

Radical Johnny Robertson (@JRobertsonEtob)
3:11pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

Sitting down too long kills 50,000 Brits each year https://t.co/Dw2JVoSA48 #science via @CosmosMagazine

ssharlow (@ssharlow)
3:11pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @mswelchsclass: Not as easy as it looks! We had to ‘think fast’ as we tested our reflexes in science. #humanorgansystems #nervoussystem

Chris Hadfield P.S. (@c_hadfieldps)
3:11pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @RGdyk: Opioid epidemic is fake science. It purposely confuses legal pain meds with heroin, syn fentanyl, injecting, inhaling, smoking.…

Sheila Jeffcoat (@srjeffcoat)
3:11pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @ARanganathan72: Hello, @PMOIndia. Don't meddle with Science like is your nature to meddle with every damn thing. TIFR isn't ICHR. http:…

Gayatri (@DumbsTheWord)
3:11pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @wehpudicabok: @MavenOfMayhem gendercrits: sex is binary, there are only two genders, transness is made up! listen to the SCIENCE scient…

Na N∪? 1 Χenia (@Nonxens)
3:11pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @dasscherick: “Science is too limited to comprehend the atonement... philosophy cannot explain it. It will ever remain a mystery that th…

TrendyValli (@Novalata113)
3:11pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @redsteeze: Member when Chuck Todd had an entire special climate show where he excluded “science deniers’ I member https://t.co/v2oCZOJG…

Beach Bum (@RealLifeinFla)
3:11pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @EducEndowFoundn: Seven simple rules for science teaching @RSC_EiC is publishing a new idea every week to give you resources and practi…

JYS (@JYPhysics)
3:11pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @Azure: Need state-of-the-art anomaly detection capabilities but don’t have a #data science team? Check out Anomaly Detector, a new Cogn…

Online Archer (@_OnlineArcher)
3:11pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @NatGeo: Known as Scotty, the specimen from Canada would have weighed about 9.8-tons—making it the biggest T. rex ever found https://t.c…

lex (@lexiiilauren)
3:11pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @mateagold: Sen. Mike Lee says we can solve climate change with more babies. Science says otherwise. Via @ColbyItkowitz https://t.co/tK3…

Laurie Kershner (@LaurieKershner)
2:17pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @GeraldKutney: “Science” is never founded on a study, or graph or meme. It is based on all the evidence & with climate change there is a…

Patrick (@pgallagher72)
2:17pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @SenKamalaHarris: Senate Republicans are playing political games with climate change. We should not be wasting our time with fake votes…

Dorothy (@dorothystella7)
2:17pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @JayInslee: Hey @SenMikeLee: These babies’ future depends on clean air and clean water. We need climate action now, not more pandering t…

Jeanine Curtis (@DjJetCityWoman)
2:17pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

1/At the end of the day, the problem is that America is ruled by idiots who simply don't understand science. W/this said, I know that there are a lot of ppl out there who are genuinely afraid of this. So for this reason, i'll try to be less of a dick while talking about this. https://t.co/yxK1dvhNEi

(@BawlBreaker)
2:17pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

The Cumming Nature Center from the Rochester Museum & Science Center. To find out about all of their exciting upcoming activities, Like and Follow their new page! https://t.co/aLQPTRXcjp https://t.co/8zzTqF5XEi

KidsOutAndAbout.com (@KOARochester)
2:17pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

Bees: Many British pollinating insects in decline, study shows #bees #science https://t.co/taGacOPLki

Rhian (@psychicmaiden)
2:17pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @Charlto52940147: I've been job seeking since the beginning of the year, looking for an internship or entry-level employment, I apply al…

Kopano (@Kopano_Kopie)
2:17pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @NYTLiz: A few reflections from our reporting on the death of Jeremy Richman, Sandy Hook dad who turned his loss into a foundation foste…

barbara (@arabarabar)
2:17pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @terranautclub: To ensure #accessibility for all girls, we ask #AtlanticCanada businesses & #community groups to help sponsor our #scien

Allison Walker (@FungalDreamTeam)
2:17pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @kylegriffin1: Kamala Harris on Green New Deal: "Climate change is an existential threat ... Political stunts won't get us anywhere. Com…

Kimberly Bozman (@KimberlyBozman)
2:17pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @GeraldKutney: “Science” is never founded on a study, or graph or meme. It is based on all the evidence & with climate change there is a…

Anne-Marie Hewitt (@ammahew)
2:17pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @RoscoeBDavis1: I've spent half a century as a cop. A good cop can read people, behavioral science is part of my CJ degree. I've spent a…

nol (@nolbol)
2:17pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

As of this date, 2019, Mayor Pete is executing a smart, high intellect and thus far effective response to Trumpism and its war on science, facts, intellect, technology and American aspiration. On the surface he’s the anti- Trump : intellectual, informed and honest. Let’s see more

sea2shiningsea (@sea2shiningsea2)
1:56pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @XMenHankMcCoy: Today's Shitty Hot Take: "I can totally buy a world where Super Science, Robots, Magic, Gods, Aliens, Talking Raccoons a…

Sarah (@legndofphoenix)
1:56pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @maditiara: Also very excited to announce that I’ve been accepted into Johns Hopkins University where I’ll earn a Master of Science in B…

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1:56pm PDT - March 26th, 2019
To us, color isn't just a color. Color matching is a science and an art. Why not be the experts in both. Bring on the Blues!

#colormatching #PicturaPerfect https://t.co/xjVLfp6oBW

To us, color isn't just a color. Color matching is a science and an art. Why not be the experts in both. Bring on the Blues! #colormatching #PicturaPerfect https://t.co/xjVLfp6oBW

Pictura Graphics (@PicturaGraphics)
1:56pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @guardian: Nasa cancels all-female spacewalk, citing lack of suit in woman's size https://t.co/gv6qZl1oDp

Mike Vanriel (@MikeVanriel2)
1:56pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @kuangrf: me reading sci-fi novels: i don't know, this plot seems contrived, the dialogue is wooden, all these characters are tropes, th…

Aedan Lake (@MisterAedan)
1:56pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @cmalidore: Illustrator with 15+ years of industry experience in fantasy, science fiction, horror, and comics looking for freelance work…

Stupid (@Stupid_R0ck)
1:56pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @JimBridenstine: Today, we issued our first task order for commercial delivery services to the Moon! 9 American companies on contract wi…

Krp (@bigkrpo3)
1:56pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @ty_renshaw: // What is the evidence for the efficacy of self-help acceptance and commitment therapy? A systematic review and meta-analy…

Fiona Healy O' Neill (@Fi_Contextual)
1:56pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @JonEntine: @ewarren I respect your views on many things but you are spreading fake science here. Check out this info graphic on the con…

JB (@daTulip)
1:56pm PDT - March 26th, 2019

RT @cmalidore: Illustrator with 15+ years of industry experience in fantasy, science fiction, horror, and comics looking for freelance work…

Alexandra Jackson (@Alemja_art)
1:56pm PDT - March 26th, 2019