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Scientists discover massive mountains under the crust

Scientists have discovered massive rocks in the earth's mantle, an advance that can change our understanding of how the planet was formed. Most schoolchildren learn that the earth has three layers: a crust, mantle and core, which is divided into an inner and outer core. While not wrong, it leaves several other layers that scientists have identified within the earth. …

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More 3D printers, SpaceX leaders

Thanks to an influx of capital over the past decade, more than 100 young rocket companies are expected to race and hope to be among the first to put demand from a new market with smaller spacecraft.

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This spider's eyes glow, even though it died 110 million years ago

Glowing eyes. Image: Paul A. Sellen / THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS By Mark Kaufman 2019-02-17 19:34:22 UTC Fossil hunters in Korea discovered long-dead spiders preserved in rock. And to the delight of scientists, the arachnids are still reflective – some 110 million years after the creatures died. It's rare for insects and arachnids – which are far more than shelled …

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Diagnose "art acne" in Georgia & Keeff's paintings

Stay in a detailed section of & # 39; Pedernal & # 39; shows micron size protrusions from metal soaps. Georgia O & # 39; Keeffe. Pedernal, 1941. Oil on canvas, 19 x 30 1/4 inch. Georgia & Keeffe Museum. Gift to Georgia Keeffe Foundation. © Georgia O & # 39; Keeffe Museum. [2006.5.172] Credit: Dale Kronkright / Georgia O …

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NASA post image of ghostly blue objects, deep in the cosmos

Bright spots near a newborn star. Image: ESA / Hubble / NASA, K. Stapelfeldt By Mark Kaufman 2019-02-17 16:19: 53 UTC When a star is born, a chaotic light show occurs. NASA's persistent Hubble space telescope captured vivid clear clumps floating through the cosmos at about 1,000 light-years from Earth. The Space Agency called these objects reveal the "smoking gun" …

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Old spiders are fossilized underwater with eyes still glowing

Antique killer spiders have been found fossilized in South Korea, with their eyes still glowing. The Arachnids crossed the earth's forest floor more than 100 million years ago and used their reflective peepers for night hunting Less than an inch wide, they were discovered by Korean students and amateur fossil hunters Kye-Soo Nam in the Cretaceous era rock called Jinju …

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The dead Mars Rover did not actually say the "My battery"

My battery is low When the news broke last week that NASA finally gave up the hope of its persistent Opportunity Mars rover dominated a fact conversation: that the last word of the rover was the emo-sounding line "My battery is low and it becomes dark. " The line originates from the science reporter Jacob Margolis, who tweeted the rover's …

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Ancient fossil spiders still have strange and glowing eyes

Scientists found unique antique spiders with glowing eyes in South Korea. A strange spider with glowing eyes that lived more than 100 million years ago was discovered by paleontologists working in South Korea. Eleven spiders dating to the chalk period were preserved in slate on the Korean Peninsula, Live Science reports. Two of them contain traces of incredibly glittering eyes, …

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