Anibal A. Medina V.

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Visit to dentist leaves man with bizarre lump on his hand, deadly heart infection

A normally-routine visit to the dentist left a 27-year-old Vancouver man with a gross-looking lump on his hand that turned out to be a sign of a life-threatening heart infection.<p>According to a report published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the man went to the emergency room six weeks …

RANKED: The 19 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe

Eastern Europe offers some of the cheapest holiday destinations on the continent, according to the 10th annual City Costs Barometer from Post Office Travel Money— and they're also pretty stunning.<p>Using price estimates from National and Regional Tourist Offices and average accommodation costs from …

Real Madrid: Cristiano arrasa en 2018 a Salah, Messi, Lewandowski, Griezmann... - AS.com

<b>Cristiano acumula nueve partidos consecutivos marcando, ocho con el Madrid y uno con Portugal. Está a sólo dos partidos de igualar su mejor racha,</b> …

What Should You Do If You Find a Piece of China's Crashed Space Station?

China's defunct Tiangong-1 space station is careening through low-Earth orbit right now, and is expected to reenter Earth's atmosphere sometime …

Volcanoes on Mars Helped Form its Early Oceans

Thanks to the many missions that have been studying Mars in recent years, scientists are aware that roughly 4 billion years ago, the planet was a …

UC Berkeley

Titan - In Depth

IntroductionSaturn's largest moon, Titan, is an icy world whose surface is completely obscured by a golden hazy atmosphere. Titan is the second …

Astronomy

Why people still worry about the falling Chinese space station — despite the low odds

Humans are bad at assessing risk<p>In 2016, China announced that its first human station, Tiangong-1, would make an uncontrolled reentry into Earth’s atmosphere, and given the module’s large size and density, some big pieces might survive all the way to the ground. It’s predictably garnered a lot of …

Jupiter’s Atmospheric Bands Go Surprisingly Deep

For centuries, astronomers have been observing Jupiter swirling surface and been awed and mystified by its appearance. The mystery only deepened …

Astronomy

Hubble Telescope Spies Gorgeous Galaxy Merger (Video, Photo)

Two merging spiral galaxies are caught twisting each other into cosmic knots in a spectacular photo by the Hubble Space Telescope.<p>The colliding …

This Is Your Last Chance To See A Blue Moon Until 2020

Do what you typically do "once in a blue moon now" — because there won't be another until 2020.<p>There was no full Moon in February of 2018, but March …

This former astronaut will teach you how to build houses on Mars

Considering the undying pop-culture obsession surrounding aliens and building human colonies in space, combined with various tech companies aiming to …

Academic Research

Apollo 15 Lunar Landing Mission (Photos)

Apollo 15 Crew<p>Credit: NASA<p>In this official NASA photo, the Apollo 15 emblem plays background to, from left, David R. Scott, commander; Alfred M. …

How much fuel it takes to get to the moon

Next Sunday, August 13 a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will blast off from Kennedy Space Center aimed for NASA's International Space Station. The Dragon spacecraft is an unmanned capsule that will fly with 3 tonnes of supplies, small potatoes next to their ambitious goal of sending two space tourists to …

Space Travel

NASA Selects Proposals to Study Galaxies, Stars, Planets

NASA has selected six astrophysics Explorers Program proposals for concept studies. The proposed missions would study gamma-ray and X-ray emissions …

Universe

Russian Launch Services Operator Eyes Lunar Mission in Early 2020s

Glavkosmos wants to hitch rides upon the powerful Soyuz rocket.<p>The Russian launching services company Glavkosmos has successfully blasted hundreds of …

NASA short-lists six candidates for future missions

Shall we launch a telescope in a balloon? Or an X-ray to the ISS? One will happen by 2022NASA has published a shortlist of six missions its …

Universe

This Is The Most Detailed Map Yet of The Universe's Dark Matter

Dark Matter Structure<p>New research conducted as a part of the ongoing Dark Energy Survey (DES) has used the way mass distorts light to produce a …

Solar eclipse 2017: everything you need to know about the celestial phenomenon

Contributors:<p>Image credit: Photo: Paul Stewart<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> Solar eclipse 2017: everything you need to know about the celestial phenomenon<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>On August 21st, a total solar eclipse will travel across the United States from coast to coast — and it’s …

Solar Eclipse

Cassini to skim Saturn's atmosphere in last orbits

NASA's Cassini probe is gearing up for its final five orbits, during which it will skim the atmosphere of Saturn before making its final plunge. On …

Five years of NASA's Curiosity rover exploring Mars in pictures- Tech Pictures, Firstpost

NASA Debunks Perseid Meteor Shower Rumor

There is a striking misconception going around that the 2017 Perseid meteor shower will be the "brightest shower in recorded human history" and even …

Everything you need to know about this weekend's meteor shower extravaganza

Calling all stargazers!<p>The Irish skies are set to illuminate this weekend as the annual Perseid meteor shower is in full blaze.<p>The shower, which runs …

Our Nearest Sun-Like Star Has 2 Planets That Might Be Habitable

A home away from home.<p>New evidence has revealed that the closest Sun-like star outside our solar system is orbited by four approximately Earth-sized …

Scientists Made First Time Observations Of Einstein’s Relativity

In what could be the first time, a measurement of the strength of general relativistic effects has been achieved from stars orbiting close to a …

virgin galactic's VSS unity spaceplane completes successful powered flight

apr 03, 2018<p>measuring 12.5m long and 6.3m wide, the fully functional stainless steel bridge is set to be installed across amsterdam's oudezijds …

Life in the Saturn system? Cassini has shown it's possible

The complex choreography of Saturn's numerous moons displays beautiful physics, but only a few of the worlds may be friendly to life.<p>Oceans of liquid water, deep beneath the icy crusts of three of Saturn's natural satellites, may satisfy the conditions needed for "life as we know it," scientists …

Hubble Telescope sees merging 'David and Goliath' galaxy pair

The Hubble Space Telescope has taken a close look at the fascinating gravitational effects caused by a diminutive dwarf galaxy as it orbits its massive neighbor. The galactic pair will eventually merge, with the dwarf being eaten — but it's not going down without a fight.<p>NGC 1512 is a colossal …

Cosmology

Watch five years of the Curiosity rover’s travels in a five minute time-lapse

NASA’s Curiosity rover just celebrated its five year anniversary on Mars, which is one mighty impressive milestone for a vehicle whose primary …

Time-lapse Photography

The most spectacular meteor shower of the year peaks this weekend — here's how to watch

Right now, Earth is plowing through a cloud of tiny bits of comet dust, turning the rice-grain-size debris into what many call shooting stars.<p>Known as the Perseid meteor shower, this recurring astronomical event is easily the most watched — and beautiful— shower every year.<p>The Perseids in 2017 is …

Astronomy