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2017 February 5 - Odysseus Crater on Tethys

<b>Odysseus Crater on Tethys</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> Cassini Imaging Team, SSI, JPL, ESA, NASA<p><b>Explanation:</b> Some moons wouldn't survive the collision. Tethys, one …

Astronomy

Astronomers have found the source of a deep space radio wave burst for the first time

We finally know the galactic culprit<p>After a decade of bewilderment, astronomers have pinpointed the source of a mysterious blast of radio waves coming from deep outside the Milky Way: a dwarf galaxy located 3 billion light years from Earth. It’s a remarkable first in the study of what has been a …

11 common traits of highly intelligent people

Some users claim to know from personal experience (so humble); others are just taking an educated guess.<p>As it turns out, many users gave answers that researchers would agree with.<p>We pulled eleven of the most intriguing Quora responses and explained the science behind them. Here's what we learned.<p>1. …

Emotional Intelligence

The 'Hell No' Caucus: Some Democrats May Not Work With Donald Trump At All

On anything.<p>WASHINGTON ― Democratic leaders in Congress said this week that if they can find common ground with President-elect Donald Trump, they’re willing to work with him. But at least a few House Democrats say they won’t work with Trump on anything, or that they’re close to taking that …

In pictures: Snow falls across England - with more forecast

<b>Snow has fallen in some parts of England with more possibly on the way, forecasters have said.</b><p>The Met Office said the snow was only likely to lie on higher ground in western and north western areas, while snow in more southern parts is expected to clear.<p>Yellow weather warnings for ice have been …

National Parks

Tech must look to past to protect the future from an artificial intelligence apocalypse

Through a joint alliance on artificial intelligence, five tech giants need to take a better look at the guidelines established by one of the most …

McConnell: Obama was too slow to warn about 'potential consequences' of 9/11 victims bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Republican is warning that legislation enacted over President Barack Obama's veto to allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts may have "unintended ramifications" and that lawmakers should discuss fixes to the measure.<p>Majority Leader …

A New Alfred Hitchcock-Inspired TV Show is In the Works

Alfred Hitchcock fans, rejoice: A new TV series, inspired by The Master of Suspense, is in the works, according to <i>The Hollywood Reporter.</i><p>The late …

Rosetta probe set to collide with comet 67P as 12-year mission comes to an end

Spacecraft’s final descent to the surface of the duck-shaped comet marks the end of an extraordinary journey – and will give ESA scientists ‘emotional closure’<p>“Comets, importing change of times and states, brandish your crystal tresses in the sky,” Shakespeare wrote in Henry VI, Part 1, in a nod to …

Space

Israel readies massive security to protect world leaders at Shimon Peres's funeral

Israel's security services will throw up a ring of steel around Shimon Peres's funeral today as Prince Charles, President Barack Obama and others arrive for the largest gathering of world leaders in Jerusalem in 20 years.<p>The memorial for the former Israeli president is the biggest ceremony in …

Historic double comet flyby coming Monday and Tuesday: Here's what you need to know

Two comets are headed for a historic flyby of Earth this week, and you don't want to miss them.<p>The bigger of the two bodies, known as 252P/LINEAR, is about 750 feet in size and surrounded by an emerald green cloud of gas. It is expected to make its closest approach to our planet on March 21 at 5:14 …

Astronomy

The First SpaceX Hyperloop Could Be Built in Europe

At long last, Elon Musk and SpaceX are building a Hyperloop.<p>Here's what a Hyperloop looks like (in concept, at least). Image source:Tesla Motors.<p>We actually reported <i>that</i> story back in February, referencing SpaceX's plan to partner with engineering firm <b>AECOM</b> to build a superfast Hyperloop test track …

High-speed Rail