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Curiosity Finds Evidence of Ancient Streambed on Mars

Curiosity Finds Evidence of Ancient Streambed on Mars | Earth & Space | Scoop.it
Further analysis of Curiosity data has led researchers to believe that an ancient, flowing stream once existed on Mars.
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Under pressure? Do emails tell of earthquake information sharing or state, industry interference?

Under pressure? Do emails tell of earthquake information sharing or state, industry interference? | Earth & Space | Scoop.it
Emails obtained by a Energywire show the Oklahoma Geological Survey linked earthquakes to oil and gas activitites in 2010 but failed to tell the public. 
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GOP Lawmaker Says Climate Change A Hoax Because Earth And Mars Have 'Exactly' Same Temperature

GOP Lawmaker Says Climate Change A Hoax Because Earth And Mars Have 'Exactly' Same Temperature | Earth & Space | Scoop.it
In a condemnatory speech last week against the Obama administration’s new Environmental Protection Agency carbon emission regulations, Kentucky state Sen. Brandon Smith (R) claimed that man-made climate change is scientifically implausible beca...
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1 in 4 Americans Don't Know Earth Orbits the Sun. Yes, Really. : DNews

1 in 4 Americans Don't Know Earth Orbits the Sun. Yes, Really. : DNews | Earth & Space | Scoop.it
Dear Science Communication Professionals: We have a problem. Continue reading →
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WeatherSignal hacks your phone's sensors to turn it into a weather station

WeatherSignal hacks your phone's sensors to turn it into a weather station | Earth & Space | Scoop.it
Three months after its release, researchers and developers have published a paper that says the app is generally accurate to within 2.7 degrees of the actual temperature.
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Kickstarter Offers Normals The Chance To Search For Aliens

Kickstarter Offers Normals The Chance To Search For Aliens | Earth & Space | Scoop.it
Ever wanted to visit an alien planet? The technology to “boldly go where no man has gone before” may not be here yet, but one cutting edge company wants to offer average citizens what it hopes is a close second – the opportunity to join the search...
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A Swirly Lava Pool on the Moon

A Swirly Lava Pool on the Moon | Earth & Space | Scoop.it
Look, I’ve been doing this a while. I’ve seen it all, right? Fresh craters on the Moon. Rocks rolling on the Moon. Spacecraft crash sites on the Moon. Cripes, even the Apollo landing sites seen from orbit.
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Active Moon? Recent Lunar Surface Phenomena May Signal Some Form Of Volcanism

Active Moon?  Recent Lunar Surface Phenomena May Signal Some Form Of Volcanism | Earth & Space | Scoop.it
Aristarchus Plateau as seen from Apollo 15 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Our moon’s nearside may be holding onto some deep-seated volcanic secrets.
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Asteroid-mining company crowd sources to build telescope — RT USA

Asteroid-mining company crowd sources to build telescope — RT USA | Earth & Space | Scoop.it
A new space start-up company being backed by execs from Google is offering supporters a chance to wow their friends with a photo opportunity that’s quite literally out of this world.
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Moore, OK: Before and After Imagery

Moore, OK: Before and After Imagery | Earth & Space | Scoop.it

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This would be great to teach the power of tornadoes for Science!

François Arnal's curator insight, May 27, 2013 2:03 AM

En cas de catatrophe naturelle, les sociétés d'imagerie satellitaire mettent à la disposition du public leurs images. Ici deux images sont superposées et un volet permet de constater l'étendue des dégâts. A remarquer le fait que la tornade suit une trajectoire précise épargnant certains lieux tout proches.

Michael Gaigg's curator insight, June 2, 2013 12:28 AM

Example of the "Swipe" pattern

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An answer to a lunar mystery: Why is the moon’s gravity so uneven? - MIT News Office

An answer to a lunar mystery: Why is the moon’s gravity so uneven? - MIT News Office | Earth & Space | Scoop.it
Simulations based on GRAIL data show how gravitational anomalies developed early in lunar history.
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Palaeontologists discover 250 million year old new species of reptile in Brazil

Palaeontologists discover 250 million year old new species of reptile in Brazil | Earth & Space | Scoop.it
An international team of scientists, from the University of Birmingham and three Brazilian universities, have discovered a new fossil reptile that lived 250 million years ago in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, southernmost Brazil. The species has been identified from a mostly complete and well preserved fossil skull that the team has named Teyujagua paradoxa.
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New Research Reveals Tidal Heating in the Deepest Part of the Lunar Mantle

New Research Reveals Tidal Heating in the Deepest Part of the Lunar Mantle | Earth & Space | Scoop.it
In a newly published study, scientists reveal that there is an extremely soft layer deep inside the Moon and that heat is effectively generated in the layer by the gravity of the Earth.

An international research team, led by Dr. Yuji Harada from Planetary Science Institute, China University o
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Kentucky GOP lawmaker defends coal: ‘We all agree’ Mars is the same temperature as Earth

Kentucky GOP lawmaker defends coal: ‘We all agree’ Mars is the same temperature as Earth | Earth & Space | Scoop.it
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Counting Craters: YOU Can Help Map the Moon : DNews

Counting Craters: YOU Can Help Map the Moon : DNews | Earth & Space | Scoop.it
A new study comparing the accuracy of crater counting from thousands of volunteers with that of experts shows that crowdsourcing science works. Continue reading →
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20 Ancient Supervolcanoes Discovered in Utah and Nevada!

20 Ancient Supervolcanoes Discovered in Utah and Nevada! | Earth & Space | Scoop.it
Geologists have found evidence of twenty ancient supervolcanoes near the Utah-Nevada border.

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Investigating Rhode Island's Tsunami

Investigating Rhode Island's Tsunami | Earth & Space | Scoop.it
Scientists are still trying to understand what caused ocean levels across the state to fluctuate last month without warning. The event remains a relative
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NRL Researchers Hope to Shed Light on Dark Lightning Radiation - U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

NRL Researchers Hope to Shed Light on Dark Lightning Radiation - U.S. Naval Research Laboratory | Earth & Space | Scoop.it
NRL researchers are making precise observations of 'dark lightning' flashes from space to understand the nature of dark lightning and to quantify the radiation exposure it may present to the crew and passengers of aircraft.
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This item caught my attention in a post at Universe Today at http://www.universetoday.com/102917/navy-researchers-put-dark-lightning-to-the-sword/

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Side-Impact Tectonics Created Colombia's Strange Geology

Side-Impact Tectonics Created Colombia's Strange Geology | Earth & Space | Scoop.it
A complex collision beneath Colombia creates an unusual earthquake pattern.
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Hypnotic Solar Explosions in 4k

To the naked eye, our sun is an unremarkable ball of heat and light. Under the eye of the Solar Dynamics Observatory, or S.D.O, the Sun's activity is reveale...
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World's First Privately Funded Lunar Telescope Will be Available to General Public for Space Observation

World's First Privately Funded Lunar Telescope Will be Available to General Public for Space Observation | Earth & Space | Scoop.it
Something wonderful is happening in space. It’s not just a playpen for large government programs or ‘big science’ anymore. Today we are witnessing a revolution in access to space, made possible by innovation and entrepreneurship beyond Earth.
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The Full Moon in Exquisite Detail - Slate Magazine (blog)

The Full Moon in Exquisite Detail - Slate Magazine (blog) | Earth & Space | Scoop.it
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The Full Moon in Exquisite Detail
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Amateur astronomers—and I count myself among them; those of us who go out under the night sky and observe it just for the love and joy of it—often discount the Moon.
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