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Sunday’s rare supermoon eclipse: What you need to know

Stargazers are in for a treat Sunday when a supermoon combines with a lunar eclipse for the first time since 1982.<p>The supermoon eclipse will last 1 hour and 11 minutes, and will be visible to North and South America, Europe, Africa, and parts of West Asia and the eastern Pacific, according to NASA. …

Rare photos of Colorado lynx captured by automated cameras

Now state researchers have captured photos of lynx as they prowl the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado. Using automated cameras mounted in trees, the researchers are studying where lynx live and how well they're doing, said Eric Odell, manager of Colorado Parks and Wildlife's carnivore …

New Horizons space probe heading to Kuiper Belt object in post-Pluto mission

After three billion miles and nine years in space, NASA’s New Horizons space probe arrived at Pluto earlier this year and captured stunning images of …

Saturn-studying spacecraft snaps awesome image of planet's moon Dione

NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which is nearing the end of its time exploring Saturn and its 62 moons, took yet another incredible photo of the ringed …

"Missing Link" Human Skull Found in Africa, Scientists Say

Stefan Lovgren<br>for National Geographic News<p>March 27, 2006<p>Scientists working in Africa have discovered a Stone Age skull that could be a link between the extinct <i>Homo erectus</i> species and modern humans (interactive guide to human evolution from <i>National Geographic</i> magazine).<p>The face and cranium of the …

An awesome new technique is giving doctors an unprecedented look at cancer

Modeling these tumors is essential for understanding how they grow. In a new paper published August 26 in Nature, researchers report that they've developed a new model for tumor growth that takes the genetic mutations of tumors into account.<p>Their computational model, which they demonstrate in a …

Construction reveals trove of fossils in Carlsbad

A treasure trove of ice age fossils has turned up at a construction site in Carlsbad where hundreds of new homes are planned south of state Route …

1.2 billion-year-old 'meteorite mineral' found in Scotland

<b>The earliest known occurrence of one of Earth's rarest minerals has been found in Scotland, scientists have said.</b><p>The 1.2 billion-year-old reidite was found in rock samples taken from the Stac Fada Member, a large geological area in the north west Highlands.<p>Reidite is only known to form in nature …

This Horrific-Looking Prehistoric Water Monster Has Returned to England’s Rivers

Yay?<p>This horrific-looking prehistoric water monster has returned to England's rivers. Yay?<p>The lamprey is an eel-like fish that dates back hundreds of millions of years, well before the dinosaurs; many call it a "living fossil." The largest British species, the sea lamprey, can grow up to a metre in …

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Is there a Planet X, a ‘massive perturber,’ hidden beyond Pluto?

If you’ve been following our coverage of the New Horizons mission, you know that the NASA probe had a spectacular fly-by of Pluto on July 14 and, if the agency approves the funding, will scrutinize a “cold, classical" Kuiper Belt Object on New Year’s Day, 2019. It’s basically a chunk of ice and …

Why The Black Hole Information Paradox Is Such A Problem

You might think it takes a lot of energy to escape Earth’s gravity, but our planet’s pull is tiny compared to many other things in the Universe. Same for our Sun, the galaxy, or even an extreme object like a neutron star. Instead, imagine a small, compact region of space that’s filled with so much …

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Weizmann Institute of Science ranked 10th in the world for research quality

Since 2010, ranking rose impressively from 19th place.<p>><br>• ><br>• ><p>Weizmann Institute of Science.. (photo credit: MICHAEL JACOBSON/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS)<p>X<p>Dear …

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