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Astronomers discover nearby super-Earths that could "potentially host life" - CBS News

The host star is just 11 light years from Earth — making us practically neighbors.

science - CBS News
12:38pm PDT - June 26th, 2020

NASA enlists AI in the hunt for ET - The Next Web

The ExoMars mission to find life on Mars moved a step closer to take-off this week after NASA unveiled the first results of an AI system that will support the search. The former Space Race rivals of Russia and the US plan to use AI to scan rocks on the Red Pl…

science - The Next Web
11:20am PDT - June 26th, 2020

Hubble telescope spies cosmic ‘bat’ flapping its wings in the depths of space (VIDEO) - RT

The Hubble telescope has peered deep into space and spotted shadows reaching out from a star and flickering, like the enormous wings of a gigantic cosmic bat. Mysteriously the cause of the “flapping” remains unconfirmed.

science - RT
11:05am PDT - June 26th, 2020

SpaceX scrubs Friday launch attempt Starlink of satellites [Updated] - Ars Technica

No new launch date has yet been set.

science - Ars Technica
10:16am PDT - June 26th, 2020

Nasa astronaut drops mirror into space during spacewalk - The Independent

Item does not pose a risk, space agency says

science - Independent
8:31am PDT - June 26th, 2020

Watch SpaceX launch 57 more Starlink satellites with its fourth launch in under a month - TechCrunch

SpaceX is launching yet another Starlink mission – its fourth in a month – on Thursday afternoon at 4:18 PM EDT (1:18 PM PDT). The launch will carry 57 of SpaceX’s Starlink satellites, which will join the existing constellation in space in order to prepare fo…

science - TechCrunch
8:18am PDT - June 26th, 2020

Elon Musk's SpaceX To Launch More Starlink Satellites: Here's How To Watch The Launch - Mashable India

Last week, SpaceX launched 58 Starlink satellites that brought the total number of in-orbit Starlink satellites to over 500. SpaceX is launching another batch of 57 Starlink satellites bringing the total number of satellites in the constellation to about 600.

science - Mashable
1:33am PDT - June 26th, 2020

Krisencoaching, Woche sechs: Richtig verbunden - DER SPIEGEL

Nichts gibt Menschen mehr Zuversicht als das Gefühl, zu anderen oder zur Welt zugehörig zu sein. Hier bekommen Sie Übungen, mit denen Sie gezielt in Resonanz mit anderen und mit Ihren Leidenschaften gehen.

science - Spiegel Online
12:44am PDT - June 26th, 2020

NASA warns of FIVE MORE asteroids set to blaze past Earth, as scientists devise method of planetary defense — RT World News - The Union Journal

NASA has raised the alarm over yet another five space rocks headed our way. Fortunately, researchers have also revealed a potentially ingenious new strategy for dealing with such threats should they come too close to Earth.

science - RT
9:51pm PDT - June 25th, 2020

Zealandia: Lost 8th Continent Of Earth Submerged Underwater Mapped In Detail - India Times

Earth is known to have seven continents sprawled across the planet at present. A team of scientists, however, might disagree with this. Reason - they have discovered a previously unknown land mass - submerged around 3,500 feet under the south Pacific, not Atl…

science - The Times of India
9:11pm PDT - June 25th, 2020

COVID-19's impact documented by satellite imagery in new initiative from NASA, Japan and Europe - Fox News

In addition to being a public health crisis, COVID-19 has also had a dramatic impact on the environment and the economy.

science - Fox News
3:19pm PDT - June 25th, 2020

Fossil of modern wombats' giant extinct cousin found in US museum, 50 years after initial discovery - ABC News

Nearly half a century after its bones were discovered in the Lake Eyre basin palaeontologists have described a "missing link" in the family tree of wombats and koalas.

science - ABC News (AU)
2:01pm PDT - June 25th, 2020

Dolphins learn from peers in similar way to humans and great apes, study discovers - The Independent

Researcher says ‘surprising’ findings open new doors for further study of dolphin behaviour

science - Independent
1:21pm PDT - June 25th, 2020

Dolphins can learn fish-catching skill from unrelated peers - Axios

Social learning is mostly seen in primates and humans.

science - Axios
1:15pm PDT - June 25th, 2020

Facebook to notify when you share old news - Times of India

Facebook thinks by doing this, users may avoid sharing old articles that may be misinterpreted by their followers.

science - The Times of India
1:13pm PDT - June 25th, 2020

Facebook will show users a pop-up warning before they share an outdated story - TechCrunch

Facebook announced Thursday that it would introduce a notification screen warning users if they try to share content that’s more than 90 days old. They’ll be given the choice to “go back” or to click through if they’d still like to share the story knowing tha…

science - TechCrunch
8:51am PDT - June 25th, 2020

Global warming good news? Some Antarctic penguins enjoy diminishing sea ice - USA TODAY

Surprisingly, Adelie penguins appear to prefer reduced sea-ice conditions, meaning that the species "could be a rare global warming winner."

science - USA Today
8:50am PDT - June 25th, 2020

Satellites documented COVID-19’s impact from space - The Verge

NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA), and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) developed a dashboard to track how COVID-19 is changing the economy and environment. The three space agencies brought together data from satellite observations.

science - The Verge
8:22am PDT - June 25th, 2020

Subsurface ocean on Jupiter's moon Europa was potentially 'habitable,' researchers say - NBC News

Europa’s ocean may have formed after water-rich minerals ejected their water thanks to heating caused by the decay of radioactive elements in its interior early in its history, researchers have found.

science - NBC News
5:37am PDT - June 25th, 2020

Elon Musk shares latest progress of Mars-bound Starship - The Independent

SpaceX boss posts image of fuel tanks for space craft designed to carry people to Mars

science - Independent
5:36am PDT - June 25th, 2020

Klimawandel: Dramatische Gletscherschmelze in den Alpen - DER SPIEGEL

Erstmals haben Forscher den Eisverlust in den gesamten Alpen kartiert. Das Ergebnis ist alarmierend.

science - Spiegel Online
3:04am PDT - June 25th, 2020

Subsurface ocean on Jupiter's moon Europa deemed potentially 'habitable' - Reuters India

Scientists have figured out how the subsurface ocean on Jupiter's moon Europa may have formed and determined that this vast expanse of water may have been able to support microbial life in the past.

science - Reuters
3:04pm PDT - June 24th, 2020

New maps offer detailed look at 'lost' continent of Zealandia - NBCNews.com

GNS Science created new maps of Earth's mysterious eighth continent, the lost continent of Zealandia, that show the submerged landmass in unprecedented detail.

science - NBC News
2:01pm PDT - June 24th, 2020

After nearly a month in space, NASA seems really happy with Crew Dragon - Ars Technica

NASA still hasn't decided whether Dragon will land in the Atlantic or Gulf of Mexico.

science - Ars Technica
1:46pm PDT - June 24th, 2020

Neptune-size exoplanet found zooming around nearby young star - CNN

A planet about the size of Neptune has been found zipping around a young star about 32 light years away from Earth, according to a new study.

science - CNN
1:15pm PDT - June 24th, 2020
RT @prageru: Science doesn't deny the existence of God. https://t.co/3QZDJzymOA

RT @prageru: Science doesn't deny the existence of God. https://t.co/3QZDJzymOA

JWILSON (@JWforTrump)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @IBMDataScience: #Didyouknow Shiny's built-in capabilities let you share your work easily with colleagues and friends? Read @castanan's…

dystopian mentalist (@JustBeMentalist)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019
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5:02am 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…

I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar! (@TreatIsland)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Science fiction can complement traditional ethics courses in helping students, especially computer science majors, see the ethical issues associated with technology. #sciencefiction #tech #ethics @GregoryJBarber https://t.co/MjVezA95zA

Chris Mayer (@ChrisMayer_WP)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @LTSGuelph: Save the date Harry Potter fans! Let's Talk Science will be hosting our annual School of Witchcraft and Wizardry this coming…

Guelph Library (@GuelphLibrary)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @cordeliers: "Environmentally-friendly” electric vehicles rely on lithium mining, which is destroying the homelands of indigenous people…

The Civilian (@erahmer)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @RLI_News: NEW BLOG POST: Today on the RLI blog, Juliana Guerrero, a political science and law student at the Universidad de Los Andes,…

Commonwealth Studies (@ICwS_SAS)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019
RT @ymachadoNISD: We made it. First Day!!!!Zachry Science Rocks!! @NISDMSScience @NISDZachry https://t.co/HjRXVyLXj5

RT @ymachadoNISD: We made it. First Day!!!!Zachry Science Rocks!! @NISDMSScience @NISDZachry https://t.co/HjRXVyLXj5

H.B. Zachry MS (@NISDZachry)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @CasMudde: #FarRight and #Populism remain hot topics in politics and political science. Please diversify your voices: invite and intervi…

Yannick Lahti (@YannickLahti)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Kelly Services is hiring in Worcester, MA! Read about our latest Biotech/Clinical/R&D/Science job opening via the link in our bio: Associate Scientist #KellyJobs #KellyServices

TMJ-MAW Pharm. Jobs (@tmj_maw_pharm)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @monica_bello: Chilean Science and Culture Ministers to Kick Off Dialogs on Art and Science in ALMA Observatory in Santiago | ALMA https…

Pau Alsina (@paualsina)
5:02am 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…

Didier LeMan (@LeManDidier)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

In an amazing talk by @joelyndelima at #ESERA2019 we learned that students' models for natural selection change if they are explaining cheetah or human #evolution. Medium achieving students have the most complex and context independent models! Important to #science #education

EvoKE (@EvoKE_Project)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @ymachadoNISD: Zachry 8th Grade Science ready to make this year the best. Lets do this!!! @NISDZachry @NISDMSScience @mark_sonnen https:…

H.B. Zachry MS (@NISDZachry)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

New article from a VIMmer. Congrats Diana! https://t.co/398p0cqdPg #womenalsoknowstuff #polisci #research

VIMbot (@PSci_VIMbot)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @Carbongate: Climate change hoax COLLAPSES as new science finds human activity has virtually zero impact on global temperatures – https:…

Country Boy (@poynton_j)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @AndyRamsden4: @WHISSTLER1 @21stcentury120 @MichaelMAGAUSN @VeBo1991 Kudos to you for going ahead regardless !! Science isn't perfect !!…

VeBee (@VeBo1991)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019
RT @Supersauce92: Yeah I stan BTS

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Josh (@JoshIsDedInside)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @ESEB2019: If you missed any of the science action at #eseb2019 , remember that the majority of the presentations (all who gave permissi…

JOSE MIGUEL (aka 'Salazar', 'Jeroboam') (@resocios)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @gfbertone: The @UvA_Amsterdam is launching a major recruitment campaign called ‘Connecting Science’. We seek in particular to appoint a…

Samaya Nissanke (@samayanissanke)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @Bio_Markets: Novalis LifeSciences raises $85m for its first fund and will invest in life science industry, including synthetic biology…

Ian McDermott (@iancellfree)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Due to Obamas extreme concern for climate change SCIENCE, he felt it was best to buy another mansion on the coast, Exposing #climatehypocrisy one hypocrite at a time! #ClimateHoax

talk2Melodie ツ (@talk2melodie)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Worth a punt for science. #Workplace #loneliness can effect your #mental #wellbeing. https://t.co/gClllgWjGa

Spatial Office (@spatial_oe)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s Links To Scientists Are Even More Extensive Than We Thought https://t.co/WnIyRxglkU

Michael Peters (@petersmg1)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @SputnikInt: #Pentagon's secretive spaceship sets new personal record during mysterious mission https://t.co/Rnwtv0ue4l

Destruction of Truth (@pcliers)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

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

Cooperstown Crier (@coopercrier)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @Psychonomic_Soc: If only we could measure the entire population: Sampling precision across subdisciplines of psychological science http…

Cass Andra-Jacobs, Subtweeter in Chief (@BayesForDays)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

I have had the opportunity to experience some pretty amazing things in my career, but last Thursday’s launch of the #IAmCS campaign took the top spot for me! In my role as state director of Computer Science (CS), I… https://t.co/cOGHGa7GEX

Mary Hemphill, PhD (@limitless__lady)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Suggest me a Season (Series) to watch. Any kind of science fiction and school life series....

HAROON. (@HaroonGFX)
5:02am 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…

rreedpc (@rustyreed1)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @Alt_FedEmployee: There are current world leaders at G7 with doctorates in quantum chemistry, quantum physics, economics, political scie…

D. Hostetler (@dhostetler1)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @henryimiller: You can find links to many of my thousands of articles at https://t.co/yhHU14idzT . They have appeared in a wide range o…

Liquid_pliskin (@Pliskin935)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

First crime in space: NASA astronaut accused of accessing estranged partner's bank account from space #NASA #Crime #InternationalSpaceStation #ISS #USA https://t.co/XqI6uGtDbi

India TV (@indiatvnews)
5:02am 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…

Mark Shasha (@Shazam1001)
5:02am 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…

christian mendoza (@chrismen320)
5:02am 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…

shem odhiambo (@Shemology)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @TroyAikman: That’s total bullshit Doug. What qualifies you to decide how someone should live their life? So you’re now the authority on…

LydCip (@_science_based)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @BBCScienceNews: Insect-based food 'better for pets than top steak' https://t.co/HW3JjqOkLQ

Andrew Mohan Charles (@andrewmohanc)
5:02am PDT - August 27th, 2019