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Climate Change Wiped The Woolly Mammoths Off The Earth, Not Humans - Mashable India

Melting icebergs wiped out grassland vegetation, leading to the species dying out of hunger.

science - Mashable
9:42am PDT - October 21st, 2021

Critics and supporters come out in force to discuss SpaceX’s plans to launch from South Texas - The Verge

On October 18th and October 20th, the Federal Aviation Administration conducted two virtual town halls to hear comments from the public about the agency’s environmental assessment of SpaceX’s launch facility in Boca Chica, Texas. The comments ranged from prai…

science - The Verge
8:45am PDT - October 21st, 2021

'This is a big moment for crabs': 100-million-year old fossil in amber alters crustacean past - USA TODAY

Fossils of the earliest "modern-looking" crabs were discovered in tree amber, estimated to date back 100 million years, rewriting crustacean history.

science - USA Today
8:24am PDT - October 21st, 2021

Orion: Nasa's Moon-ship is attached to SLS megarocket - BBC News

Nasa's next-generation spaceship is attached to the rocket that will launch it to the Moon.

science - BBC News
5:19am PDT - October 21st, 2021

Earth's Axis Tilted Dangerously 84 Million Years Ago, May Happen Again Says Study - India Times

Earth experienced a dangerous tilt in axis about 84 million years ago, scientists have found. It's well-established by now that Earth will continue to tilt on its axis from time to time. The last time a tilt of 12 degrees was recorded was about 84 million yea…

science - The Times of India
12:41am PDT - October 21st, 2021

Scientists find prehistoric crab trapped in amber for 100 million years - The Independent

The crab has been named Cretapsara athanata which means ‘immortal spirit of the clouds and waters’

science - Independent
1:13pm PDT - October 20th, 2021

A fireball raced across the Midwest sky, except it 'was not a natural fireball,' group says - USA TODAY

Scientists say fireballs frequently appear in Earth's atmosphere, but the one seen over the Midwest apparently was not a meteor, one group says.

science - USA Today
12:48pm PDT - October 20th, 2021

NASA contest asks K-12 students to create Moon-digging robots | Engadget - Engadget

NASA is running a contest that challenges K-12 students to design a robot that can excavate the Moon..

science - Engadget
12:45pm PDT - October 20th, 2021

NASA contest asks K-12 students to create Moon-digging robots - Engadget

NASA is running a contest that challenges K-12 students to design a robot that can excavate the Moon..

science - Engadget
12:45pm PDT - October 20th, 2021

The Orionid meteor shower will peak Thursday morning, but moon glare might ruin it - USA TODAY

The 2021 Orionid meteor shower will peak the night of Oct. 20-Oct. 21. But visibility may be difficult this year.

science - USA Today
11:32am PDT - October 20th, 2021

NASA's Lucy mission struggles with solar array issue after launching to space - CNN

The first NASA mission that will fly by eight ancient asteroids launched early Saturday morning, but not everything went according to plan once the Lucy spacecraft reached space. One of the spacecraft's twin solar arrays did not fully deploy.

science - CNN
9:16am PDT - October 20th, 2021

In tree rings and radioactive carbon, signs of the Vikings in North America - NBC News

Vikings from Greenland — the first Europeans to arrive in the Americas — lived in a village in Canada’s Newfoundland exactly 1,000 years ago, researchers say.

science - NBC News
9:10am PDT - October 20th, 2021

Vikings discovered America 500 years before Christopher Columbus, study claims - The Independent

Scientists looked at chopped wood L’Anse aux Meadows, which has been linked to a Nordic settlement dating back to c 1000AD

science - Independent
8:49am PDT - October 20th, 2021

The mission to break barriers to space travel for people with disabilities - The Verge

On October 17th, 12 people with disabilities experienced weightlessness during a groundbreaking Zero-G flight. Coordinated by a non-profit called Mission: AstroAccess, the goal is to eventually fly a person with a disability to space one day.

science - The Verge
8:04am PDT - October 20th, 2021

Nasa reveals the future of space travel in incredible sci-fi video - The Independent

The fictional Exoplanet Travel Bureau arranges kayaking on Titan or skydiving on exoplanet HD 40307 g

science - Independent
8:03am PDT - October 20th, 2021

Ancient solar storm pinpoints Viking settlement in Americas exactly 1,000 years ago - National Geographic

An analysis of wood from L’Anse aux Meadows zeroes in on a cosmic event to reveal that the European seafarers were felling trees in Newfoundland in A.D. 1021.

science - National Geographic
8:01am PDT - October 20th, 2021

Climate change drove woolly mammoth extinct, not humans - Techradar

DNA research shows the world got too wet for woolly mammoths

science - TechRadar
8:00am PDT - October 20th, 2021

Microplastics May Be Cooling—and Heating—Earth’s Climate - WIRED

Tiny bits of plastic are swirling in the sky, and a new model suggests they could be subtly affecting the climate.

science - Wired
8:00am PDT - October 20th, 2021

This exoplanet got hit so hard it literally had the wind knocked out of it - Techradar

A collision stripped part of this exoplanet's atmosphere clean off

science - TechRadar
8:00am PDT - October 20th, 2021

Climate change drove woolly mammoth extinct, not humans - TechRadar

DNA research shows the world got too wet for woolly mammoths

science - TechRadar
8:00am PDT - October 20th, 2021

Nasa releases incredible audio captured by Perseverance rover on Mars - The Independent

Nasa’s Perseverance rover has recorded five hours of sounds from Mars and scientists said it made them feel as if they were “right there on the surface.”

science - Independent
1:53am PDT - October 20th, 2021

Orion: Nasa's Moon ship ready to be attached to rocket - BBC News

The Orion spacecraft is ready to be placed on top of a rocket that will send it towards the Moon.

science - BBC News
8:06am PDT - October 19th, 2021

NASA’s fancy-pants asteroid missions can save Earth AND reveal its history - The Next Web

Asteroids are remnants of the early Solar System, with the potential to reveal secrets of our planet’s origins. But they could also bring an end to life on Earth. Now two missions, ...

science - The Next Web
5:17am PDT - October 19th, 2021

The Sun Could Be Dragging Earth Through a Vast Cosmic Tunnel In Space - Newsweek

The fact that the solar system could be traveling through a highly magnetized filament in space may also explain mysterious rope-like structures in the sky.

science - Newsweek
4:24am PDT - October 19th, 2021

What does Mars sound like? NASA's Perseverance sends back audio - The Jerusalem Post

Because Mars is, as far as we know, uninhabited, and its atmosphere is very thin, the sounds would seem rather dull, but they have provided new understanding of the Martian atmosphere.

science - The Jerusalem Post
4:10am PDT - October 19th, 2021

RT @bmay: Man who resigned from his golf club and no longer pays any membership fees is furious that other golfers are continuing to play a…

Robin M (@RobinMa46884829)
10:05am PDT - October 25th, 2021

Article on Ivermectin research, but it hit me that people may not realize how common this is everywhere. We all just learn to ignore them, but of course there are venues for dubious (or just mediocre) work: science careers, especially in academia, are famously Publish Or Perish. https://t.co/wWd1ZVl8nD

Klara, no cops (@listelian)
10:04am PDT - October 25th, 2021

U.S. CLIMATE ENVOY KERRY SAYS CUTTING CARBON EMISSIONS IS NOT ABOUT POLITICS OR IDEOLOGIES, "IT'S ABOUT SCIENCE" #News #Forex #US

Capital Hungry (@Capital_Hungry)
10:04am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @physics_exam: Let experts handle your Exams Resumes Physics English essay pay Maths Essay due History science Geography Thesis Essay…

Maths, Physics ,chemistry exam solutions (@physics_exam)
10:04am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @bernabephoto: Some good news: Wolves return to Netherlands after 140 years. https://t.co/InsV4wxkvE

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10:04am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @politvidchannel: Desantis just took his anti-science views to new lows

#Hope (@iamforeverblue2)
10:04am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @Rainmaker1973: When Edsger W. Dijkstra, the famous Dutch computer science pioneer, was asked about his job during his marriage rite in…

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10:04am PDT - October 25th, 2021
Visit us at #ACEP2021 in Surgical Science's booth #2420 to receive a POCUS standard view pocket guide and demo the Simbionix Ultrasound Mentor and TEE Express simulators. https://t.co/rVL92Myj8t
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Visit us at #ACEP2021 in Surgical Science's booth #2420 to receive a POCUS standard view pocket guide and demo the Simbionix Ultrasound Mentor and TEE Express simulators. https://t.co/rVL92Myj8t #Simbionix #POCUS #ACEP21 #ultrasound #simulation #MedEd #emergencymedicine https://t.co/IyHD8DwSfO

Simbionix (@3DSystemsHealth)
10:04am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @iLemmon: It’s graduate school application time so let me once again remind all prospective students that you need to brag about yoursel…

Karra McCray (@karramccray)
10:04am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @allinsea: “There is no science to parking requirements; it’s closer to astrology.” -Donald Shoup

Yung Buñuelo (@Povediitz)
10:04am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @burn_loot: Injecting children with something that hasn't been long term tested on humans for something they have a 99.999% chance of su…

David T (Just call me Dave) (@Davidt525)
8:28am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @GregAbbott_TX: Texas to United Nations: Pound Sand The world is reeling from spiraling fuel costs caused by premature over-reliance on…

Marshall (@Marshal91559195)
8:28am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @RubinReport: “Believing that science is settled is antithetical to science.” —- @DrBrianKeating Part 1: https://t.co/O8b5j9YvjN Full…

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8:28am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @Principal_Coop: Absolutely perfect- huge congrats to Senior Evan Leach, who achieved a perfect score on the AP Computer Science A exam,…

MDUSD (@MtDiabloUSD)
8:28am PDT - October 25th, 2021

Today, Amazon’s Supply Chain Optimization Technologies organization announced the 21 recipients of the SCOT and @INFORMS2021 Fellowships, who represent 11 schools in six states, and Puerto Rico. Learn more about the inaugural class. #INFORMS2021 https://t.co/anesVsgl7X

Amazon Science (@AmazonScience)
8:28am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @politvidchannel: Desantis just took his anti-science views to new lows

moggiekitty (@moggiekitty)
8:28am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @Jamaticulus: Yet another set of Master programs are open for application-2022 entry BSc in Science Lab Tech, Economics, Mining/Materia…

Joshua Amaitum Elukut (@joshuaAmaitum)
8:28am PDT - October 25th, 2021

Join the Fusion team! See our latest job opening here: https://t.co/45s0Bcl2mI #learning #Education

TMJ-MSP Educ. Jobs (@tmj_msp_edu)
8:28am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @ScienceMagazine: New @SciImmunology research shows that 8 #SARSCoV2 seronegative blood donors all had naive B cells that produced antib…

lmaocmonman (@stopdeboosting)
8:28am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @redsteeze: The most ironic thing is 760,000 Americans are dead likely because of Fauci's well funded science experiments but he's going…

Sheila Rose (@amandamakes8)
8:28am PDT - October 25th, 2021

Naming your dance the jerk was the worst idea ever you can’t even talk about it without everyone getting the wrong idea “I was jerkin with all my homies at the function” “I remember when I was jerkin in science class”

SLICK MAHONEY (@PGTheVillain)
8:28am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @CittiMedia: The Science of Sanskrit: what makes India's ancient language 'more than just a language' ? British linguist, singer & Sansk…

Mohit Chaudhary (@MohitCh84470423)
8:28am PDT - October 25th, 2021

Egyptians Developed Mummification Earlier Than Thought #Archaeology https://t.co/A0H8KVEoMC

Reid Farmer (TR_Farmer_archaeology) (@farmer_tr)
8:28am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @UtdJackkkk: Solskjaer was the man who rebuilt the sports science department, focused on bringing better academy stars, improved the squ…

Sunny (@SunnyHalaith7)
8:28am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @liberianlatina: 43 years ago "The Wiz" forever changed Broadway. A history of racial liberation and an early piece of Afro-Futurism, co…

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8:28am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @UtdJackkkk: Solskjaer was the man who rebuilt the sports science department, focused on bringing better academy stars, improved the squ…

Jeremy Knudsen (@jerknudsen)
8:28am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @JordanSchachtel: Trust The Science Ingest your government health rations Get the jabs - it's for your health Don't be a Climate Deni…

Climate Czar, C.M.P.H. (@ScaaronTheOwler)
8:28am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @VivekGRamaswamy: So to sum it up: 1. US bans gain-of-function research. 2. Rogue bureaucrats fund it abroad instead. 3. Lab leak occurs…

elfy (@Spoiled3lf)
8:28am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @PaulEDawson: "The impacts of climate change are no longer subtle. We see them playing out in real-time in the form of these unprecedent…

Azrael Nephilim (@Azrael_Waits)
8:28am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @Covid19Crusher: Stop big pharma's junk science

Mike (@crazycdn123)
8:28am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @paulg: Math and science education is particularly important for social mobility, because proficiency in these subjects is much harder t…

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8:28am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @KarenH777: Well done Tories - destroy the economy by putting us in CCP style, anti-science lockdowns and then make us all pay for the d…

Derek Uprichard (@DerekUprichard5)
8:12am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @BreitbartNews: A promotional poster for the science-fiction epic Dune produced for the Chinese market removed a black main character fr…

softailyankee (@softailyankee)
8:12am PDT - October 25th, 2021

I heard the term #plaguerats and I like it. I’ll be referring to all Covid science deniers as plague rats from here on out.

Valerie Arens (@ValBoscaljon)
8:12am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @spadeshivaji: Content by : Tanishq Graphics by : Hardik Mulchandani Checkout the link for full article https://t.co/fzj60MaUMv . .…

Jeff Nelson (@epigonic_parrot)
8:12am PDT - October 25th, 2021

Ohh- this will be amazing! @mcleish_t has enthusiasm and brain power & the work in science and faith is so important. #joinedupthinking #GodlovesScience https://t.co/rhDBTkFGn8

Deirdre Brower Latz (@BRWLTZ)
8:12am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @westerndigital: Beyond Earth’s atmosphere are extreme temperatures, a deep vacuum, and a cocktail of radiation that’s deadly to electro…

Jonathan Harrison (@JCharrison)
8:12am PDT - October 25th, 2021

RT @DiamondandSilk: Complete the sentence: After reading this article, it confirms to me that Dr Fauci is a ___________________. https:/…

Old Central Coast (@mesatoledo)
8:12am PDT - October 25th, 2021

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away ... something caused a dip in the light from a giant star. Now @michaelgreshko and editor @jaywbennett lay out astronomers' case that it's the signature of an intriguing exoplanet, on @NatGeo #ngstaff https://t.co/oZXQKklsJP

Victoria Jaggard (@vmjaggard99)
8:12am PDT - October 25th, 2021

Pandemic strengthens Cancel Culture? The Decay of Science in the Age of Lockdowns https://t.co/jzYT9zWuNi via @brownstoneinst

Just Marc LeBlanc (@ERISANation)
8:12am PDT - October 25th, 2021