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What Extremes Will It Take To Save NASA

What Extremes Will It Take To Save NASA

With NASA facing a possible $300 million cut to its planetary science program, students and professors at universities across the country are going to the extreme in order to help out the US space program — including holding car washes, bake sales, and shoe-shine events. According to a press release from the University of Central Florida (UCF), [...]

Does Debris From Tsunami Harbor Invasive Species

Does Debris From Tsunami Harbor Invasive Species

While the 70-foot-long dock that washed ashore at an Oregon beach earlier this week may not be radioactively harmful or contain to chemical contaminants, scientists are warning that it is likely home to a different sort of threat. The dock, which was dislodged from a fishing port in northern Japan by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, floated [...]

Casa Marina Hotel Father’s Day Brunch 2012

Casa Marina Hotel Father’s Day Brunch 2012

Casa Marina Hotel Father’s Day Brunch 2012 BUFFET MENU   Carved Prime Rib & BBQ Pork Shoulder Bacon & Sausage Omelet Station Leg of Lamb with a Rosemary Port Demi Snapper Mediterranean Seafood with Tortellini Crab Cakes Benedict with Hollandaise Sauce BBQ Pork Ribs Sweet Potato Mash Home Fries & Southern Style Grits Belgian Waffles [...]

Where Are All The Alien’s Hiding

Where Are All The Alien’s Hiding

A technique that allows radio astronomers to combine observations made simultaneously by multiple arrays has yet to detect any signs of extraterrestrial broadcast signals, Australian researchers have confirmed. In a study posted online May 29 and scheduled for publication in the Astronomical Journal, experts at the Curtin University International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research used very long baseline interferometry (VLBI) [...]

The Captivating History of St. Simon’s Island Surrounds the King & Prince Resort

The Captivating History of St. Simon’s Island Surrounds the King & Prince Resort

The Captivating History of St. Simon’s Island Surrounds the King & Prince Resort   Over the past few months we’ve been taking a true journey through the Golden Isle of St. Simons, located off the coast of Georgia. We have met the most interesting people, listened to some amazing tales, and walked through the doors [...]

Meteorites Deliver Methane Gas To Martian Atmosphere

Meteorites Deliver Methane Gas To Martian Atmosphere

New research suggests meteorites may be the culprit behind how methane became present in the atmosphere of Mars. The meteorite samples used landed on Earth 40 years ago, but Dr. Andrew McLeod, of the University of Edinburgh’s School of GeoSciences told redOrbit in an email that the meteorites were safe from contamination. “The samples were [...]

The Dragon Has Taken Off

The Dragon Has Taken Off

SpaceX will again attempt to start a new chapter in the space industry on Tuesday, May 22 as its tries to launch its Dragon Capsule into the abyss for the fourth time. The company is trying to make history by becoming the first private space firm to dock with the International Space Station. The Dragon capsule, which [...]

Newly Discovered Planet Appears To Be a “Short Timer”

A newly discovered possible exoplanet some 1,500 light years away is being shredded by the intense heat of its parent star. The team from NASA and MIT found that the planet circles its host star every 15 hours, making it one of the shortest planetary orbits ever observed, which implies that the planet orbits very [...]

Smart Car Turtle Fossil Found in Columbia

Smart Car Turtle Fossil Found in Columbia

Florida paleontologists digging in a northern Colombia coal mine have discovered the remains of a giant turtle so big it was capable of snacking on ancient alligators, according to a new report in the online version of the Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. The 60-million-year-old reptile, dubbed Carbonemys cofrinii or “coal turtle,” is considered to be [...]

Nearly 100 Endangered Species Making Come Back

Nearly 100 Endangered Species Making Come Back

Nearly 100 endangered species should be on track to meet federal scientists’ recovery goals, according to a new analysis by a national nonprofit organization that seeks to protect the planet’s biological diversity. The Center for Biological Diversity’s review examined population trends of 110 endangered plant and animals protected under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in [...]