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Melting Siberian Permafrost gives light to 30,000 years old calf

It was 30,000 – 40,000 years ago, in northern Siberia, when a foal was born. The young calf lived only for about three months and for unknown reasons died. It may have had a short life, but now the pearl of the horse is a pearl for researchers of an exciting reason: the body was spotlessly preserved. The undearthed young …

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Helge's Sturgeon Moon is the last full moon of the summer

A plane passing in front of the nearest moon thursday night in the Washington area. ( Dave Lyons) The warm evenings and nights are a big part of summer's magic. Although we would always suggest that you look as quickly as possible, this is especially good at doing this. Helge's Sturgeon Moon is the last full moon in the summer. …

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Happy birthday, Spitzer! NASA Telescope Marks 15 years in space

An artist's illustration of NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. The background shows an infrared image from Spitzer in the way of the road in the road. Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech The youngest member of NASA's "Great Observatory" family just turned 15. Spitzer Space Telescope was launched in a lane around the sun on August 25, 2003 and kicked off a long …

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NASA spacecraft approaches the asteroid, snap the first image

Two years after launching from Florida, a NASA spacecraft on an old asteroid, Bennu, closes for a selection of spacecraft that could reveal clues to the beginning of life in the solar system. The spacecraft OSIRIS -REX has even snapped its first blurred image on the cosmic body, which is about the size of a small mountain, about 500 meters …

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The best time to see Sunday's complete Sturgeon Moon

Although August Full Moon is typically the eighth year of the year, it is actually the ninth of 2018, so it occurs late in the month. Known as Sturgeon Moon, our satellite will reach its full phase on Sunday, August 26, and while the moon technically reaches its peak during the day, North Americans can see it 99 percent illuminated …

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NASA spacecraft approaches the asteroid, snap the first image

Two years after launching from Florida, a NASA spacecraft on an old asteroid, Bennu, closes for a selection of spacecraft that could reveal clues to the beginning of life in the solar system. The spacecraft OSIRIS -REX has even snapped its first blurred image on the cosmic body, which is about the size of a small mountain, about 500 meters …

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Sturge Moon will share the sky with mercury, Mars, Saturn and more

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Full moon will face serious competition on August 26 Known as Sturge Moon, the moon will also share the sky with Mercury, Venus, Mars Saturn and Jupiter at various points early in the morning and night, giving us many …

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NASA releases 19,000 hours of sound from the historic Apollo 11 mission

Get the Mach Newsletter. SUBSCRIBE NASA astronauts are trained to handle almost any problem that occurs during a mission – but that does not mean they are single. From the dawn of human space flow through Apollo and the shuttle eras to today, men and women who dare into space feel that when problems arise, dozens of engineers, air traffic …

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Penn Dixie puts in fossil digging record

Blasdell, N.Y. (WKBW) – Saturday hundreds of dug for gold … historical gold. Penn Dixie hosts over 900 fossil diggers, 924 to be exact. While still unofficial, CEO Phil Phokes says that the total number of diggers almost doubled the previous world record. "It looked like everyone was completely engaged, I saw some really beautiful fossils that were in. Actually, …

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