Great American Solar Eclipse 2017 – A Few Essentials to Know

Have you ever seen a complete solar eclipse? Don’t worry if not. A total solar eclipse called “The Great American Solar Eclipse” is fully viewable in its path line of totality crossing the United States on August 21, 2017. Many people may have seen partial solar eclipses while the moon…

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NASA has discovered 7 Earth-like planets orbiting a star just 40 light-years away

The first step in finding life outside our own planet is to find a planet like our own: small, rocky, and at just the right distance from the star that liquid water could exist on its surface. That’s why an announcement today from NASA is so exciting: The space agency,…

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Study suggests surprising reason killer whales go through menopause

Only three known species go through menopause: killer whales, short-finned pilot whales, and humans. Two years ago, scientists suggested whales do this to focus their attention on the survival of their families rather than on birthing more offspring. But now this same team reports there’s another—and darker—reason: Older females enter…

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Mad Science: How Technology is Pushing the World into the Future

Keeping laboratory conditions safe is goal number one for chemists in both public and private research. No matter the work to be done, increasing access to safe tools is expanding the capabilities of chemists and technicians in labs around the world. Petrochemical Blending Industries related to oil and gas are…

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First video in history to capture the Moon orbiting Earth

When NASA’s Juno spacecraft flew past Earth in October of this year, it’s captured an incredible moment that no one ever captured, Moon orbiting Earth.  According to Scott Bolton (NASA’s Juno principal investigator) ” if Captain Kirk of the USS Enterprise said, ‘Take us home, Scotty,’ this is what the crew would see.” It’s truly…

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10 of the Greatest Space Technologies of the Twenty-First Century

Space technology can be considered as the technology that is related to the ground systems and space. These space technologies are used by the scientists to study the universe and give a number of solutions to the users on the ground. If we have a look at the advances made…

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