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Watch as Scientific American readers and reporters all over the country show off their eclipse viewing adventures -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
Source: Scientific American News
Fish cancer “avatars” may be better than mice at revealing drugs' effectiveness [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
Source: Science / AAAS
The labels can be printed in large quantities and added to food and cosmetics packaging, the scientists say [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
Source: Science / AAAS
If you're watching the eclipse, you'll want to take some snaps. NASA has some tips to help you make the most of the opportunity, writes Angus Bezzina. [...]
Sun, Aug 20, 2017
Source: Cosmos Magazine
A look at how people have responded to eclipses from 1571 to the present. [...]
Sun, Aug 20, 2017
Source: Cosmos Magazine
Spills and thrills from the exciting world of turtle evolutionary history... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [...]
Sun, Aug 20, 2017
Source: Scientific American News
What makes a total solar eclipse seem so strange and awe-inspiring? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [...]
Sun, Aug 20, 2017
Source: Scientific American Space
Due to launch together in 2020, the two satellites making up Proba-3 will fly in precise formation to form an external coronagraph in space, one satellite eclipsing the sun to allow the second to study the otherwise invisible solar corona. Credit: ESAAs skywatchers and scientists converge on a transcontinental band [...]
Sun, Aug 20, 2017
Source: Spaceflight Now
A view of pad 46 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, where crews have stacked a Minotaur 4 rocket for launch Aug. 25. Credit: Orbital ATKUsing industrial cranes at a no-frills launch pad on the eastern tip of Cape Canaveral, a team of Orbital ATK and U.S. Air Force technicians [...]
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
Source: Spaceflight Now
The Falcon 9 rocket slated to launch Aug. 24 with the Formosat 5 satellite test-fires its nine main engines Saturday. Credit: SpaceXA commercial Falcon 9 rocket in the final stages of launch preparations fired its nine Merlin main engines Saturday at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, verifying its readiness [...]
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
Source: Spaceflight Now
NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-M, a communications router for the space station and dozens of science spacecraft, blasted off from Cape Canaveral at 8:29 a.m. EDT on Friday atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket. Credit: United Launch AllianceCredit: United Launch AllianceCredit: United Launch AllianceCredit: United Launch AllianceCredit: United [...]
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
Source: Spaceflight Now
David Baron, author of the new book American Eclipse, talks about how seeing his first total solar eclipse turned him into an eclipse chaser. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [...]
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
Source: Scientific American Space
In less than a week, the Moon will pass in front of the Sun in the middle of the day blocking between 20 to 100% of the Sun's light across the continental United States as it does. How can you... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [...]
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
Source: Scientific American Space
Japan's H-2A rocket lifts off Saturday from the Tanegashima Space Center. Credit: MHIA Japanese H-2A rocket soared away from a launch pad on a rocky overlook on the Pacific Ocean on Saturday, hauling into orbit the country's third Michibiki satellite to join a constellation of navigation aids to improve positioning [...]
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
Source: Spaceflight Now
Japan's 35th H-2A rocket blasted off Saturday from the Tanegashima Space Center, flying into orbit in its most powerful configuration with a geostationary navigation satellite. The 174-foot-tall (53-meter) rocket took off at 0529 GMT (1:29 a.m. EDT; 2:29 p.m. Japan Standard Time) with Michibiki 3, the third in a series of [...]
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
Source: Spaceflight Now
Isolated camera views from various locations around Cape Canaveral and Kennedy Space Center show the United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket lifting off with NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-M. UCS 3 UCS 15 VIF roof Pad camera NASA Causeway VAB roof KSCVC observation gantry Rocketcam staging See earlier TDRS-M launch coverage. [...]
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
Source: Spaceflight Now
Artist's concept of a Red Dragon spacecraft on the surface of Mars. Credit: SpaceXConfirming rumors and suspicions that SpaceX is adjusting its plans to begin dispatching robotic landers to Mars, NASA officials said the commercial space company has informed the agency that it has put its Red Dragon program on [...]
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
Source: Spaceflight Now
A petroglyph spotted in Chaco Canyon may depict a total solar eclipse witnessed by the Pueblo people. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [...]
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
Source: Scientific American Space
When the moon slides in front of the sun Monday, millions of viewers will catch a glimpse of the sun's corona, which will appear as a hazy glow outlining the solid shadow in front of our star. Scientists will be watching closely as well, because eclipses are one of the few [...]
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
Source: Discover Magazine
We're now counting down the time until the Great American eclipse in hours, not days. Are you ready? If you aren't, don't worry, we have you covered with the Eclipse 2017 Widget from our partners at Astronomy magazine. Powered by SkySafari 5, this interactive widget well let you know exactly when [...]
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
Source: Discover Magazine

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