Monday, January 16, 2017
Cygnus Constellation: Stars may collide in a stunning “red nova” in 2022

Cygnus Constellation: Stars may collide in a stunning “red nova” in 2022

In 2022, two stars merging and exploding 1,800 light-years from Earth will become an incredibly bright light in the constellation Cygnus. Astronomers predict that a pair of stars so close they're basically touching will collide...
SpaceX's Next Launch to Monday: This time for weather, and ULA scheduling conflicts

SpaceX’s Next Launch to Monday: This time for weather, and ULA scheduling conflicts

SpaceX is pushing back its next rocket launch because of high winds and rain at its launch site in California. SpaceX has postponed the return to flight for its Falcon 9 rocket until Jan. 14...
Hawaii: Lava flow viewing area collapses into ocean

Hawaii: Lava flow viewing area collapses into ocean

Visiting Hawaii Island and hoping to see red-hot lava flowing into the Pacific? Sorry, but the ever-dangerous Mother Nature may thwart those plans. Twenty-six new acres of Hawaii Island—a so-called “lava delta” formed by the...
Ellen Stofan: NASA Chief Scientist Leaves Space Agency

Ellen Stofan: NASA Chief Researcher Leaves Space Agency

Ellen Stofan, NASA's chief scientist, has left the space agency for other "adventures." Stofan is believed to have left her post before Christmas last month. Ellen Stofan first indicated she would be leaving NASA during...
Baby Bald Eagles Hatch in Florida (WATCH LIVE)

Baby Bald Eagles Hatch in Florida (WATCH LIVE)

NAPLES, FLORIDA - After days of waiting and watching, one of two baby bald eagles has finally hatched!. Thousands of people are keeping an eye on a live stream of two American bald eagles in...
EmDrive: China's radical new space drive [Picture]

EmDrive: China’s radical new space drive [Picture]

China claims it has made a great leap forward with its ‘reactionless’ Electromagnetic Drive, or simply, EmDrive – an engine that uses only the power of electromagnetic radiation contained within a microwave cavity. At a...
Alaska volcano erupts for second day, raises alert level

Alaska volcano erupts for second day, raises alert level

The Alaska Volcano Observatory has issued its highest level of alert for aviation after what it says was a brief eruption of a volcano on the Aleutian Islands. According to The Associated Press, the Bogoslof...
Mysterious 'Ghost Shark' caught on film by MBARI for the first time

Mysterious ‘Ghost Shark’ caught on film by MBARI for the first time

Popularly known as ‘ghost shark’ for its peculiar features, the exquisite creature was spotted by MBARI in the Northern Hemisphere for the first time. Closely related to sharks and rays, these chimaeras haunt the deep,...
Axial Seamount: Underwater Volcano Offers Rare Look at Eruption predictions

Axial Seamount: Underwater Volcano Offers Rare Look at Eruption predictions

Axial Seamount off the Oregon coast gave geologists the show of a lifetime thanks to careful predictions and a network of sunken sensors. Geophysicists studying an undersea volcano off the coast of Oregon and Washington...
Mariana Trench: Baleen whale likely responsible for complex call recorded (research)

Mariana Trench: Baleen whale likely responsible for complex call recorded (Research)

Researchers believe a new, complex call recorded in the Mariana Trench was produced by a baleen whale. A sound in the Mariana Trench notable for its complexity and wide frequency range likely represents the discovery...

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