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SpaceX will launch Nickelodeon slime and an Adidas soccer ball into space - CNN

The launch will include 5,500 other experiments and supplies for the six astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

science - CNN
2:34pm PDT - July 23rd, 2019

New York Times corrects piece on NASA’s gender bias: ‘Testing included both men and women, not only men’ - Fox News

The New York Times issues an embarrassing correction to an essay on gender bias in American space exploration that was largely lampooned even when it was presumed to be accurate.

science - Fox News
12:22pm PDT - July 23rd, 2019

Baby birds can communicate about danger even before they hatch, study says - CNN International

Developing baby birds may be able to sense danger and "warn" other unhatched birds in the same nest about nearby predators, according to a new study.

science - CNN
11:47am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

Baby birds can communicate about danger even before they hatch, study says - CNN

Developing baby birds may be able to sense danger and "warn" other unhatched birds in the same nest about nearby predators, according to a new study.

science - CNN
11:46am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

Watch crowdfunded spacecraft LightSail 2 unfurl its solar sail live - TechCrunch

The Planetary Society’s pioneering spacecraft LightSail 2 is getting ready for its big moment – deploying the solar sail it carries on board, which should be able to propel the spacecraft using only the force of photons from the Sun striking its surface, if a…

science - TechCrunch
10:59am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

Elephants can smell quantity, a study suggests. It's a new level of olfactory prowess. - Business Insider

Elephants in a recent study picked out larger amounts of seeds by smell alone. Some could smell the difference between 150 and 180 sunflower seeds.

science - Business Insider
10:44am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

The Milky Way went cannibal and absorbed another galaxy when it was young - RT

A stunning new image has revealed that our Milky Way had something of a sinister side in its youth as it gobbled up a smaller dwarf galaxy 10 billion years ago.

science - RT
9:34am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

There's a gigantic, terrifying and totally bleak void lurking near the Milky Way - Metro.co.uk

The galaxy humanity calls home is teetering on the edge of a vast featureless abyss.

science - Metro
3:49am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

Chris Kraft: Key Apollo 11 director dies days after anniversary - BBC News

Chris Kraft was Nasa's first flight director and played a critical role in the first Moon landing.

science - BBC News
2:39am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

The Milky Way devoured an unfortunate dwarf galaxy called Gaia-Enceladus - Metro.co.uk

The greedy galaxy cannibalised a smaller star system way back in the distant past.

science - Metro
2:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

An Post apologises for spelling error on Moon stamps - RTE.ie

An Post has been forced to apologise for a spelling error that appeared on its new commemorative stamps celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Moon landings.

science - RTE
1:40am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

Astronomers believe the young Milky Way once swallowed a dwarf galaxy - Engadget

Ten billion years ago, the Milky Way may have consumed a dwarf galaxy.

science - Engadget
10:21pm PDT - July 22nd, 2019

Chris Kraft, NASA's first flight director, dies at 95 - CNN

Chris Kraft, NASA's first flight director, died Monday, two days after the agency celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

science - CNN
6:46pm PDT - July 22nd, 2019

Chris Kraft, NASA's First Flight Director, Dies at 95 - TIME

Chris Kraft, who created NASA's Mission Control and made quick decisions from the first Mercury mission to the moon landings, has died.

science - Time
5:32pm PDT - July 22nd, 2019

Scientists discover 3 million-year-old 'cosmic pearls' in fossilized Florida clams - Daily Mail

The team from the University of South Florida came across the microtektites while sifting through sediments trapped inside fossil clams. For years, however, no one knew what they were.

science - Daily Mail
3:45pm PDT - July 22nd, 2019

Christiopher Columbus Kraft, NASA’s legendary flight director, has died - Ars Technica

Chris Kraft was also my friend.

science - Ars Technica
3:05pm PDT - July 22nd, 2019

Mind blown: 10 billion years ago, the Milky Way 'ate' a nearby galaxy - USA TODAY

Ten billion years ago, our own Milky Way galaxy 'cannibalized' a smaller nearby galaxy, according to a new study published Monday.

science - USA Today
12:55pm PDT - July 22nd, 2019

Deadly fungus creates 'zombie ants' and hijacks their jaws to cause suicide - Fox News

If you thought fictional zombies walking around on film were scary, the condition that turns creatures into mindless eating machines actually exists in nature. — in ants.

science - Fox News
8:56am PDT - July 22nd, 2019

Chandrayaan-2 illustrates India's determination to scale new frontiers of science: PM Narendra Modi - Economic Times

Referring to the indigenous systems used in Chandrayaan-2, he said the mission is Indian at heart, Indian in spirit!

science - The Times of India
4:07am PDT - July 22nd, 2019

Creepy 'Who's in Town' app lets your Instagram followers track your location - Mirror Online

People don't realise that sharing their location on social media could have serious consequences

science - Mirror
3:39am PDT - July 22nd, 2019

50 Jahre "Apollo 11"-Landung: Was die Mondsteine verraten - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Die Astronauten der "Apollo"-Missionen haben kiloweise Gesteinsproben eingesammelt. Forscher arbeiten bis heute mit dem Material - auch weil fundamentale Fragen zur Mondgeschichte weiter ungeklärt sind.

science - Spiegel Online
3:34am PDT - July 22nd, 2019

NASA reveals stunning photo of Earth's shadow on Buck Moon during lunar eclipse - Mirror Online

NASA has featured the stunning image of the moon during the lunar eclipse as its Astronomy Picture of the Day

science - Mirror
3:26am PDT - July 22nd, 2019

3 original NASA moon landing videos sell for $1.82 million at auction - CNN

While the world celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing Saturday, Sotheby's auctioned off three original NASA videotapes of the event for a whopping $1.82 million.

science - CNN
7:47pm PDT - July 21st, 2019

'This is our last stand.' Protesters on Mauna Kea dig in their heels - CNN

It's been nearly a week since construction of a massive telescope atop Hawaii's Mauna Kea was scheduled to begin.

science - CNN
4:54pm PDT - July 21st, 2019

Scientists discovered a new species of tiny sharks that glow in the dark - CNN

Sharks are known to stalk and sniff out prey before they attack. But all this newly discovered shark species has to do is glow in the dark, and the prey comes to them.

science - CNN
1:21pm PDT - July 21st, 2019

RT @narendramodi: Special moments that will be etched in the annals of our glorious history! The launch of #Chandrayaan2 illustrates the…

chowkidar Dukhisyam jena (@DukhisyamJ)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @XHNews: #Huawei's Honor unveils new smartphone. Equipped with Huawei's latest Kirin 810 chipset, Honor 9X will allow users to help with…

andre (@iivanov482)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

I wonder how much these disposable diapers cost? Mercury and Gemini capsules smelled of feces? Yikes. https://t.co/KlDDrQY5WP

Kurt St. Angelo (@saintangelo)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019
RT @KelvinmutuaDou3: This is what we call African science https://t.co/bblh4t3Baq

RT @KelvinmutuaDou3: This is what we call African science https://t.co/bblh4t3Baq

Cipher In Equality (@cipherEquality)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @narendramodi: Special moments that will be etched in the annals of our glorious history! The launch of #Chandrayaan2 illustrates the…

Kuhoo Shukla (@KuhooShukla)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

The Fake Science of Global Warming https://t.co/sowwoOZeu5 via @powerlineUS

The Helper (@helper2)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @plntbasedcutie: all bad bitches own a cat it’s science

vanessa (@vanessaayvettee)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @TM_Eubanks: The best preserved shipwreck ever found from the age of Christopher Columbus and Vasco da Gama has been discovered – at th…

Vincent Van Go F*ck Yourself (@lilbaracus)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @UQPharmacy: How prepared are pharmacists to provide over-the-counter #naloxone? @UQPharmacy researchers investigate the importance of p…

Chris Freeman FPS (@topherfreeman)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @BritishEcolSoc: Do you work on palaeoecology? Want to learn how to write about your field for a broader audience? Join @BES_Palaeo for…

BES_Palaeo (@BES_Palaeo)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

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The Wealth Zone (@TheWealthZone)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @Kadriilham: Profitable ways to protect the planet do exist and we have the hearts, the minds, and the #science to make it happen. Thank…

PJ (@Politicals122)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @shaka_lulu: I’ve been thinking a lot about the (often false) sense of urgency that shows up in science, specifically in astronomy, and…

Russell Duhon (@fugu13)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @InstaFBooster: Malaysian Twitter's Influencers you guys should follow : Real Estate : @sayajualrumah Islamic : @AdDien90 Skincare : @…

Jim (@hazimamn)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @TheBMA: Chair of our board of science @Prof_P_Kumar has welcomed the publication of the Govt Green Paper on healthcare prevention; part…

Obesity Health Alliance (@OHA_updates)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @LeseyaneThabo: I've seen this tweet do miracles for people.. I hope it does the same for my friend who has a Diploma in Sports Science…

Wilfred Tyafa (@Amathambo_)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @narendramodi: Efforts such as #Chandrayaan2 will further encourage our bright youngsters towards science, top quality research and inno…

Ageiba Nuapada (@Ageiba_Nuapada)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @furrarie: i will never not be impressed by science students. yall must have a shit ton of functional braincells https://t.co/r2bdnMoEeq

an (@paanmd)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @CHN_Metro_Water: Congrats @isro for #Chandrayaan2theMoon. We are in the process of augmenting new water resources for our city. If you…

Dinesh.K (@DineshKrishkd)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @disizepensil: Number of political science professor by country: Turkey: 82.000.000 US: 16.500 Mexico: 13.000 Japan: 9600 Germany: 9400…

Kızıl2.0 #HerŞeyGüzelOlacak (@turuncben)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @graham_monica: @ManjitUsa Why can’t anyone get to the victim for an interview and blow Trump out of the water on this? Why wasn’t Cohe…

Phil Chertudi (@Pchertudi)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019
RT @thisisinsider: This is the science behind why the human body can mistaken pollen as a dangerous invader https://t.co/gJNT3V8oXe

RT @thisisinsider: This is the science behind why the human body can mistaken pollen as a dangerous invader https://t.co/gJNT3V8oXe

Mia (@miamiasicara)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @arnicas: Generative Deep Learning, the book I’ve been waiting for. https://t.co/XxJS926SSf (h/t @hardmaru)

Fritz Lekschas (@flekschas)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

what side of the bed do you sleep on, it’s for science

☆彡 αmч (@vexedhowell)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @XHNews: #Huawei's Honor unveils new smartphone. Equipped with Huawei's latest Kirin 810 chipset, Honor 9X will allow users to help with…

VIRIYA (@ViRiYaBOT)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @OceanaCAN: Last summer, a mother orca pushed the corpse of her dead calf for 17 days in what was dubbed a “tour of grief,” but the scie…

Laura Twing (@lltwing)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @grist: As we fracking told you a million times .... https://t.co/rhYCeSNZY5

Tim Thornton (@burntfort)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

#Oceanography CSR: Nutrient dynamics and their interaction with phytoplankton growth during autumn in Liaodong Bay, China - https://t.co/vbvMDFlP2L

POPapers (@geomatlab)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

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India Finance (@CAIndiaFinance)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @trebillion: NEW: Jeffrey Epstein paid Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office $128,000 during incarceration for prostitution Jeffrey Epstein paid…

LoveMeSomeTrump (@HollyNiotti)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

79,800 folk have inflicted that blonde Etonian gonk on us. There is nothing democratic about Feudal Britain & very little accountable either. Bring on Independence sooner rather than later. How does the SNP respond. It defies science & states men can be women, if they say so!

Jock Socrates (@JockSocrates)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @Neo_url: It's not a science no matter how deeply you study it. There's a reason it didn't survive the scientific method like some ancie…

I am understanding myself. (@itaym_)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @MohamedBinZayed: Tsinghua University awards Mohamed bin Zayed an honorary professorship, the highest degree awarded to senior leaders,…

ARN News Centre (@ARNNewsCentre)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @ChrisJZullo: @realDonaldTrump You don’t Make America Great Again by oppressing minorities, protecting corporations, fighting perpetual…

Starfleet Captain (@MarkAMcGaha2)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @SASsoftware: Register for the SAS Data Science virtual event and experience peer-to-peer exchange and expert live-chats.

Preye Orok (@PreyeOrok)
5:02am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @edyong209: Ten years ago today, at a TED conference, a neuroscientist claimed that he could simulate the human brain in ten years. And,…

Kenneth Payne (@kennethpayne01)
2:15am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @AlWeath1: Reflecting on a fab weekend filled with #science, #music and all round good times @bluedotfestival & @LIMFestival Feat. @Sci

Science Grrl (@Science_Grrl)
2:15am PDT - July 23rd, 2019
SOLIVING CRIMES WITH SCIENCE IS FASCINATING -- UNTIL A PRETEND MYSTERY BECOMES ALL TOO REAL! https://t.co/cNZpjUSLic https://t.co/B3hh9Np9Ls

SOLIVING CRIMES WITH SCIENCE IS FASCINATING -- UNTIL A PRETEND MYSTERY BECOMES ALL TOO REAL! https://t.co/cNZpjUSLic https://t.co/B3hh9Np9Ls

I Love Nancy Drew (@ILoveNancyDrew1)
2:15am PDT - July 23rd, 2019
Great day yesterday but sad because I won't be doing anymore science with this fantastic, brilliant and caring person @Elaine595959 
I think I'm going to miss this place @edgehill 
A big thanks to everyone who helped me through the last 3 years. https://t.co/yMNXH7kWf5

Great day yesterday but sad because I won't be doing anymore science with this fantastic, brilliant and caring person @Elaine595959 I think I'm going to miss this place @edgehill A big thanks to everyone who helped me through the last 3 years. https://t.co/yMNXH7kWf5

Alex Hodge (@cowmanteaches)
2:15am PDT - July 23rd, 2019

RT @jwsal: Undoubtedly the most important aspect of this profile of @joswinson is the fact that she likes to play Civilisation, so I think…

Daniel Green (@DanGreen4114)
2:15am PDT - July 23rd, 2019