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Whales: Humpback learn songs just like humans do, claims study - Business Standard (Tue, 25 Jul 2017)
Business Standard Whales: Humpback learn songs just like humans do, claims study Business Standard Humpback whales learn songs in segments - in a similar way to how humans acquire language skills - and can even remix them, a study has found. "All the males in a population sing the same complex song, but the pattern of song changes with time, ... DJ Humpback: Whales remix their old songsNew Atlas Whales learn songs the same way humans doUPI.com Whale SongThe Times all 4 news articles »
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Moon may have huge reservoirs of water trapped under surface: Scientists - Business Standard (Tue, 25 Jul 2017)
Business Standard Moon may have huge reservoirs of water trapped under surface: Scientists Business Standard The Moon may have huge reservoirs of water trapped under the surface in the form of volcanic 'glass beads', which could be extracted and used by astronauts in future lunar colonies, scientists have found. A new study of satellite data found that ... The moon may be hiding a lot of water under its crusty exteriorPBS NewsHour Scientists studied old lunar samples and satellite data and claim there's water on the MoonPulse Headlines Scientists spot new evidence of water on MoonIANS NewsBeat Social all 5 news articles »
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There May Be Water in the Moon, Study Finds - U.S. News & World Report (Tue, 25 Jul 2017)
U.S. News & World Report There May Be Water in the Moon, Study Finds U.S. News & World Report A colorful full moon rises between clouds in Frankfurt, Germany, earlier this year. (Michael Probst/AP). There may be water inside the moon – and a lot of it, according to a new Brown University study. Using satellite imagery, researchers Ralph E ... The Moon's Interior Could Contain Lots of Water, Study ShowsSpace.com all 122 news articles »
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Total Solar Eclipse 2017: How to Watch Safely and When - Newsweek (Tue, 25 Jul 2017)
Newsweek Total Solar Eclipse 2017: How to Watch Safely and When Newsweek The total solar eclipse being called the “Great American Eclipse” will pass through 14 states from Oregon to South Carolina on August 21. Though eclipses are not rare per se, it's uncommon for a total solar eclipse to sweep across the third most ... This is what a solar eclipse looks like from spaceWPXI Pittsburgh Chasing the Total Solar Eclipse from NASA's WB-57F jetsPhys.Org NASA to chase eclipse in two retrofitted WB-57F jetsNew Atlas Wisconsin Public Radio News -Sentinel-Tribune -News Ledge -Asheville Citizen-Times all 207 news articles »
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The 'ringbow' on Saturn: New Cassini image shows sunlight across the planet's rings in stunning detail - Daily Mail (Tue, 25 Jul 2017)
Daily Mail The 'ringbow' on Saturn: New Cassini image shows sunlight across the planet's rings in stunning detail Daily Mail A breathtaking image taken roughly 680,000 miles from the planet shows the banded arc stretching far out into the blackness of space, in a scene reminiscent of the stunning rainbows seen here on Earth – albeit without the characteristic sequence of colors. What Cassini saw on Titan: 'Dunes of the Arabian desert' but made of water chips, not sand89.3 KPCC NASA's Cassini spacecraft surprises scientists by finding an odd planetary magnetic field on SaturnFirstpost How Long Is a Day on Saturn? Cassini Is Racing to Find Out in Its Final MonthsSpace.com Cincinnati.com -The Independent -Imperial College London -Astrobiology Magazine (registration) all 24 news articles »
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How the Dragonfly's Surprisingly Complex Brain Makes it a Deadly Hunter - Gizmodo (Tue, 25 Jul 2017)
Gizmodo How the Dragonfly's Surprisingly Complex Brain Makes it a Deadly Hunter Gizmodo Like a baseball player running to make a catch, dragonflies are also capable of predicting the trajectory of a moving object, typically its next meal. New research is revealing the mechanisms behind this complex cognitive task, which was once thought ... Dragonflies can predict their prey's next moveUPI.com Dragonflies know where moving objects will go, just like usNew Atlas Dragonfly brains predict the path of their preyPhys.Org The Engineer -The Australian Financial Review -Daily Mail all 7 news articles »
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Indian monsoon has recovered from 50-year dry spell: Scientists - NewsX (Tue, 25 Jul 2017)
NewsX Indian monsoon has recovered from 50-year dry spell: Scientists NewsX The findings showed that since 2002, the drying trend has given way to a much wetter pattern, with stronger monsoon supplying much-needed rain -- along with powerful, damaging floods — to the populous north central region. By IANS | New York | Updated ... and more »
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Space Shuttle Relic to Be Resurrected as Deep-Space Habitat - NBCNews.com (Tue, 25 Jul 2017)
NBCNews.com Space Shuttle Relic to Be Resurrected as Deep-Space Habitat NBCNews.com The 'supply conveyor' for the International Space Station will soon be transformed into a test and training model of a deep-space astronaut living area. Jul.25.2017 / 11:25 AM ET. :: /. Lockheed Martin will repurpose a space shuttle-era Multi-Purpose ... Monitor the ISS From Your Living Room With This Tiny DevicePCMag Europe's oldest astronaut set for third trip to spaceeuronews You Can Now Visit the International Space Station in Google Street ViewExtremeTech WOODTV.com (blog) -The Daily Caller -International Business Times -Daily Mail all 54 news articles »
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Earth will have used up its allowance of resources for 2017 by next week: Report - Hindustan Times (Tue, 25 Jul 2017)
Earth will have used up its allowance of resources for 2017 by next week: Report Hindustan Times The equivalent of 1.7 planets would be required to produce enough to meet humanity's needs at current consumption rates. world Updated: Jul 25, 2017 23:56 IST. Agence France-Presse, Paris. The file photo shows desert sand structures, river systems and ... and more »
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'Angel particle' discovered after 80-year-long hunt - Hindustan Times (Mon, 24 Jul 2017)
Hindustan Times 'Angel particle' discovered after 80-year-long hunt Hindustan Times Scientists have discovered the 'angel particle' - which is the antiparticle of itself - 80 years after it was predicted to exist, a finding that could one day help make quantum computers more robust. science Updated: Jul 24, 2017 17:55 IST. PTI, Boston ... End of an 80-year quest: Scientists discover 'angel' particle that could alter future of computingMoneycontrol.com Long-Sought Self-Annihilating "Angel Particle" Detected --"Both Matter and Anti-Matter at Once"The Daily Galaxy (blog) UCLA-led research offers clearest evidence yet of long-sought Majorana particleUCLA Newsroom ScienceAlert -India Today -Pc-Tablet Media -Big Think all 33 news articles »
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