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NASA Has Discovered A Moon Orbiting Around MU69

NASA has discovered a moon orbiting MU69, an object located roughly one billion miles past Pluto. Observing MU69 While MU69 may not be the most exciting name, the distant object certainly has astronomers excited due to the space probe New […]

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NASA Biology Experiments Launching Into Space

NASA Biology experiments developed at the Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley are set to launch to the International Space Station on SpaceX’s upcoming commercial resupply mission. The resupply mission is targeted to occur around December 15 from Cape Canaveral […]

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Glowing Plants Could Reduce Our Need For Electricity

We have become pretty dependent on computers, and technology in particular, to the point where if the power goes off, we don’t know what to do. Losing power can be extremely unnerving, especially if you are doing something extremely important, something […]

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New Study Suggests Stubborn People Live Longer

Sometimes, coming to an agreement with stubborn people can be a real struggle. However, a new study suggests that stubborn people live longer, compared to people who are not as headstrong. So, could stubbornness be connected to reaching up into […]

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Recent Research Reveals New Information On Meteoroids

Recent research published in the journal Meteoritics and Planetary Science has revealed interesting new findings about why meteoroids explode. Meteoroids Jay Melosh has discovered why exactly meteoroids sometimes explode when they enter the earth’s atmosphere. Back in 2013, a meteoroid […]

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Ancient Penguins Were Gigantic And Fearsome Predators

Ancient penguins were gigantic and fearsome predators, according to a recent fossil find reported in the journal Nature Communications. Ancient Penguins A recently discovered 57 million-year-old fossil reveals that ancient penguins were terrifying. Standing 5 feet seven inches tall and […]

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Ancient Dinosaurs Were Covered In Blood Sucking Ticks

A new discovery has revealed that ancient feathered dinosaurs dealt with ticks, just like modern animals. Ancient Ticks In pieces of amber from Myanmar dating back 99 million years, parasites with similar characteristics to modern ticks were found. Most notable […]