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Pluto & Charon on July 3, 2015

Pluto & Charon on July 3, 2015 at 04:46:00 UTC (Range: 13.5M km)

Pluto on July 3, 2015 at 04:46:00 UTC (Range: 13.5M km)

Credits: NASA/Johns Hopkins …

Charon

Casino Poker for Beginners: New Setups, Marked Cards & Shufflers

I spent the entire article last time discussing the flexibility of the plastic cards used in modern casino poker rooms, and how to use this feature …

Poker

Nitrogen-Fueled Fireworks are Green, But Pricey

Want to wow your neighbors this Saturday with some bright and cheery Fourth of July trvia? Tell them about the dangers of perchlorate, the molecule that helps fireworks burn longer. According to experts at DMD Systems who study explosive materials, the molecules are not only harmful to the …

Fireworks

Week's Best Space Pictures: Pluto Reveals a Freckled Face

In the latest pictures from space, galactic sparklers and smoke that blankets the eastern United States.

Space

Best-ever images of Pluto reveal baffling pepperoni slices

(Image: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute)

Pluto's veil is lifting. This closest-ever snapshot of …

Pluto

WATCH: Spectacular NASA Video Shows Giant Eruption Arching High Above the Sun and Exploding Into Space - ImaGeo

By Tom Yulsman | July 2, 2015 9:24 am

Source: NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center

The Sun was very restless late in June.

Starting in the third week of the …

Aeronautics

Avalanche - Different Type Of Life

Reggae

Northern Ballet invest in Project! - Leeds City Mag

Northern Ballet invests in local communities with Children’s Centre project

Northern Ballet, one of the UK’s leading dance companies, has been working …

Performing Arts

Thinking Poker: When Ace-King Misses

Poker can be a brutal game. Whether or not you believe that “it’s not gambling when you’re good at it,” the fact of the matter is that it’s easy to …

Poker

Seven Dirty Poker Tricks (and How to Fight Back)

To “angle shoot” in poker is to take an action that is not technically against the rules, but which induces an opponent to take some desired action. …

Poker

Black hole wakes up after 27 years

In the binary system V404 Cygni, a stream of gas from a star much like the sun flows toward a 10 solar mass black hole. Instead of spiraling toward

Space

Forget Vegas, Live Poker Is Booming in the UK & Ireland in July

Those of you who prefer live poker tournaments to their online counterparts can forget all about the going on in Las Vegas this July because the …

United Kingdom

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Riddim

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket explodes mid-flight

The Falcon 9 rocket that SpaceX launched from Cape Canaveral this morning exploded 2 minutes and 19 seconds after liftoff. The rocket was supposed to deliver cargo to the International Space Station, and no humans were on board. It was the first Falcon 9 that has ever failed, following 18 …

Falcon 9

Enjoy flying the Bionic Bird from your smartphone and give your kids a futuristic robotic toy. It’s an amazingly designed flying robotic bird which can be

Enjoy flying the Bionic Bird from your smartphone and give your kids a futuristic robotic toy. It’s an amazingly designed flying robotic bird which …

iPhone

Lab-grown blood, artificial organs – the science transforming our health

The news that scientists have developed blood that can be grown in the laboratory raised hope last week that a powerful weapon had been created to tackle disease. Ensuring that sufficient blood is donated to hospitals is a constant problem for medical services and any new source is to be welcomed, …

Evidence-Based Medicine

'Upside-Down Planet' Reveals New Method for Studying Binary Star Systems

What looked at first like a sort of upside-down planet has instead revealed a new method for studying binary star systems, discovered by a University …

Space

Looks Like A Normal Slide, But What's At The Bottom? It's Going VIRAL!

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It’s summer time, which means the sun is shining, the water parks are open, and there are many outdoor adventures to be had — but this …

Viral Videos

Hold’em with Holloway: Is Keeping the Short Stack Alive Collusion?

A short while ago, I had the opportunity to sit down and actually play a poker tournament. I’d been travelling a lot both for work and on a family …

Collusion

When will all five visible planets appear simultaneously?

Feature image: Wikipedia. Sizes of planets are to scale but not the distances. Click here for relative distances.An EarthSky reader asked us:When

Solar System

Here’s the Weird Feature I’d Most Like to See on Pluto

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is less than three weeks from sailing through the Pluto system. What it will find there is still anyone’s guess, but images the spacecraft has already sent home are every bit as puzzling as we’d hoped.

The newest photos reveal a possible bright spot at Pluto’s polar …

Space Science

Pluto probe uncovers mysterious 'dark pole' on big moon Charon

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has spotted a strange dark patch at the pole of Pluto's big moon Charon, further whetting researchers' appetites ahead of the probe's epic flyby of the dwarf planet system next month.

New Horizons has also detected a rich diversity of terrain types in Pluto's "close …

Aeronautics

Northern Lights shining bright in Lincolnshire tonight

A star-spangled sky isn't all space enthusiasts could view tonight as the Northern Lights could also be viewed across the county.

The coronal mass …

Northern Lights

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Jupiter's Movements Made Way for Earth

Jupiter could have migrated orbits in the early solar system, making it easy for smaller planets to form.
Credit: NASA

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Sharpless 308: Star Bubble

Blown by fast winds from a hot, massive star,

NASA

'Severe' solar storm hits Earth, likely to spark auroras Monday night

UPDATED: This story was updated at 4 p.m. ET on Monday to reflect the newest information about the solar storm's intensity and likely impacts.

Three bursts of super-hot plasma shot out from the sun are hitting Earth's magnetic field right now, causing a relatively rare "severe" or "G4" solar storm …

Storms

End in sight for diabetes injections as scientists develop smart patch

A smart patch which senses rises in blood sugar and delivers tiny amounts of insulin could replace painful injections for diabetics

Millions of people suffering from diabetes could be spared painful injections after scientists invented a smart patch which monitors glucose levels and delivers insulin …

Diabetes