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Cosmic gas cloud fights supermassive black hole | Stuart Clark

If gas clouds could think, this one would class itself as the luckiest bunch of atoms in the universe. The front portion of a giant gas cloud called …

A Leaky Spacewalk on This Week @NASA

Do two suns make planets more suitable for life?

The answer could change estimates of the number of planets harboring life in our galaxy and help select future targets in the search for life.<p>An …

Curiosity rover finds evidence Mars lost its atmosphere 4bn years ago

A mysterious, catastrophic event tore away the atmosphere of Mars, according to the first detailed analysis of the make-up of the air on the Red …

Watch Archaeologists Explore a Gulf of Mexico Shipwreck

The early 19th-century ship is the deepest wreck under investigation in U.S. waters.<p><b>Warship, privateer, or passenger ship: The identity of an early 19th-century, copper-clad shipwreck resting on the seafloor in the Gulf of Mexico (map) could be any number of things. A group of researchers is on its</b> …

Private Company To Put A Telescope On The Moon

Lunar citizen science by 2016!<p>Private space exploration is coming to the Moon, and soon. The world's first mission to the Moon's sunny South Pole will put a private telescope on a the lunar peak Malapert Mountain as early as 2015.<p>Moon Express, a private 'lunar commerce' startup, and the …

FYI: If A Mosquito Bites Me After I’ve Had A Beer, Can It Get Drunk?

B-b-b-buzzz<p>Shockingly, no major studies have been conducted on this topic. "The implications are, however, profound," says Michael Raupp, an entomologist at the University of Maryland. "Reckless flying, passing out in frosty beer mugs, hitting on crane flies instead of mosquito babes. Frightening!" …

Spacewatch: Where and when to find the ISS in the next few weeks

The ISS (International Space Station) has been crossing our northern latitudes in daylight for the past few weeks, but it is now becoming visible …

The Week In Numbers: New Dinosaur Discovered, The World's Largest Virus, And More

<b>2014</b>: the year this aerodynamic, flying saucer-like research station is set to open in Antarctica<p><b>15 feet</b>: the length of a new cow-like dinosaur discovered in Utah<p><b>1 week</b>: the time it would take Earth's average global surface temperature to drop below 0 degrees Fahrenheit if the sun went out<p><b>$1,350</b>: …

The Game

William G. Morgan (1870-1942), who was born in the State of New York, has gone down in history as the inventor of the game of Volleyball, to which he …

Volleyball

Invention and History of Volleyball by William Morgan

William Morgan invented volleyball in 1895 at the Holyoke, Massachusetts, YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) where he served as Director of …

General Information

The sport originated in the United States, and is now just achieving the type of popularity in the U.S. that it has received on a global basis, where …

Volleyball

Volleyball

For other uses, see Volleyball (disambiguation).<p>Typical volleyball action<p>Highest governing body<p>FIVB<p>First played<p>1895, Holyoke, Massachusetts, United …