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Source of rare cosmic rays striking Earth found to be outside the Milky Way

Scientists have known for a long, long time that the Earth is being hit by high-energy radiation coming from space, but in the decades since that discovery we've learned surprisingly little about the source. Now, in a new paper published in Science,.....»»

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OSIRIS-REx spacecraft zooms by Earth on its way to an asteroid

On its way to collect dust samples from the asteroid Bennu, NASA’S OSIRIS-REx spaceship will slingshot around Earth, passing 17,000 kilometres above Antarctica.....»»

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How Peggy Whitson and other astronauts 2-hour daily workout in space

How did Peggy Whitson manage to stay in space for so long? By taking care of her body in space the same way we manage our bodies here on Earth -- with lots of exercise. The ISS has a special astronaut gym on board. The post How Peggy Whitson and othe.....»»

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NASA’s First Asteroid Sample Return Mission Flies By Earth

Osiris-Rex, NASA’s first-ever asteroid sample return mission spacecraft, swooped close to Earth on Sept. 22 for a planned gravity assist maneuver on its way to the space rock Bennu. read more.....»»

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Scientists Closing in on the Dawn of Plate Tectonics

The massive slabs of Earth’s crust might have started their journey more than 3.5 billion years ago -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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A Slingshot from Earth to Asteroid Bennu

A Slingshot from Earth to Asteroid Bennu.....»»

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Scientists Closing in on Dawn of Plate Tectonics

The massive slabs of Earth’s crust might have started their journey more than 3.5 billion years ago -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Most Powerful Cosmic Rays Come From Galaxies Far, Far Away

A new study finds the highest-energy cosmic rays to bombard Earth come from galaxies far, far away. Space.com reports: The sun emits relatively low-energy cosmic rays. However, for more than 50 years, scientists have also detected ultra-high-energy c.....»»

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This dude is the only person who"s truly celebrating Earth, Wind & Fire Day

Ba-dee-ya-dee-ya-dee-ya.   If you’ve been to a wedding reception in the last 30 years, you know there's one song that always delights on the dance floor. SEE ALSO: Brace for it. Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte will crowd your Insta feed thi.....»»

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Far-off galaxies are firing rare high-energy cosmic rays at us

The highest energy particles in the universe hit Earth very rarely, so it took 10 years of data to pinpoint their origin. They’re coming from galaxies far, far away.....»»

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En Route to Asteroid, NASA"s OSIRIS-REx Mission Will Fly by Earth

The encounter will give the spacecraft a boost on its deep-space trip to fetch samples from Asteroid Bennu -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Giant Stratolaunch Begins Engine Tests

Aircraft Development continues for big low earth orbit transport aircraft. Stratolaunch successfully started each of the massive aircraft’s six Pratt & Whitney turbofan engines for the first time. Aircraft De.....»»

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En Route to Asteroid, NASA"s OSIRIS-REx Mission Will Fly By Earth

The encounter will give the spacecraft a boost on its deep-space trip to fetch samples from the asteroid Bennu -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Ba-de-ya, the 21st of September will always be special to songwriter Allee Willis

"Do you remember... the 21st night of September?" This September 21st, and every September 21st, will never be forgotten by my dear friend-in-kitsch, Allee Willis. If you aren't aware, Allee co-wrote the song "September" for Earth, Wind, & F.....»»

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Fantasy Earth Zero’s Smartphone Successor Fantasy Earth Genesis Announced

Square Enix and online game company Asobimo are teaming up for a newly announced smartphone game Fantasy Earth Genesis, a successor to the MMO title Fantasy Earth: Zero. Read Fantasy Earth Zero’s Smartphone Successor Fantasy Earth Genesis Annou.....»»

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Earth Defense Force 5’s TGS 2017 Trailer Unleashes Its New Mecha Weapon “Gigantic Unloader Barga”

It doesn't get any cooler than giant robots fighting giant alien monsters and Earth Defense Force 5 delivers that and plenty more in the third-person shooter's TGS 2017 trailer. Read Earth Defense Force 5’s TGS 2017 Trailer Unleashes Its New Me.....»»

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Earth Defense Force 4.1: Wing Diver the Shooter Trailer Shows Off Its Shoot ‘em Up Gameplay

D3 Publisher recently announced a new shoot ‘em up spinoff title called Earth Defense Force 4.1: Wing Diver the Shooter, and we got a look at its gameplay in a new TGS 2017 trailer. Read Earth Defense Force 4.1: Wing Diver the Shooter Trailer Shows.....»»

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Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain’s TGS 2017 Footage Gives Us A Look At New Moves And A Female Trooper

While the game is still the usual Earth Defense Force, where you’re up against giant insects and aliens, developer Yukes is aiming to move away from the traditional EDF approach with some new elements. Read Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain’s TG.....»»

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Our closest star system may be home to a stolen star and planet

Proxima b, the nearest exoplanet to Earth, may have been captured along with its star instead of born in the dangerous three-star system where it now lives.....»»

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Shadow of War’s Nemesis system is at once both brilliant and frustrating

Shadow of War’s upgraded Nemesis mode makes the game much more personal, and much much more unskippable. When Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor was first released back in 2014, it introduced the world to the 'Nemesis System', a gamepla.....»»

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