At Least 10 Volcanic Fissures Have Now Opened Up Near Hawaii’s Mt. Kilauea, Destroying 21 Homes

(GIZMODO) – 7 May 2018 – By Tom McKay – The eruption of the Mount Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island has continued to progress, with massive lava flows pouring out of

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Demonstration Proves Nuclear Fission System Can Provide Space Exploration Power

(NASA) 06 May 2018 – NASA and the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) have successfully demonstrated a new nuclear reactor power system that could enable long-duration crewed missions

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Perth Cycling Team Maps a Journey Resembling a Goat

(NEWSHUB) – A Perth amateur cycling team posted a photo of their mapped ride – and the 202 kilometre ride makes for some glorious GPS art. Riders were asked why

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SPACEX TO SEND PRIVATELY CREWED DRAGON SPACECRAFT BEYOND THE MOON NEXT YEAR

(SPACEX) – We are excited to announce that SpaceX has been approached to fly two private citizens on a trip around the moon late next year. They have already paid

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You Can Now Walk Across The First 3D Printed Bridge In The World

(HUFF POST) – Most days we’re lucky if our printer can get by without a paper jam, running out of ink, or just failing to turn on at all. So

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DARPA Selects SSL as Commercial Partner for Revolutionary Goal of Servicing Satellites in GEO

(SPACE DAILY) – In an important step toward a new era of advanced, cost-effective robotic capabilities in space, DARPA has announced that it has selected Space Systems Loral (SSL), based

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Large And Deadly Nile Crocodiles, Now in Florida

(Atlas Obscura) – Florida has crocodiles, but they are American crocodiles. The kind of crocodiles that look a little bit evil and, yeah, you probably don’t want to get too

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Research Finds Little Genetic Change Since Stone Age in East Asia

(RTÉ News) – A team of Irish and international scientists has used sophisticated genetic sequencing techniques to establish that certain groups of people living in East Asia today are very

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Found: A Second North American Settlement That Was Likely Vikings

(ATLAS OBSCURA) – Satellite imagery led archeologists to a site that shows Viking-like activity. By Sarah Laskow Until 1960, when archaeologists first visited L’Anse aux Meadows, on the tip of

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Found, With a Robot: A Loch Ness Monster

(ATLAS OBSCURA) – Almost 600 feet deep, in the bottom of Loch Ness, a robot named Munin has found the remains of a large object with a very long neck.

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