On August 18, 2019, scientists will be among those who gather for a memorial atop Ok volcano in west-central #Iceland . The deceased being remembered is Okjökull a once-iconic #glacier that was declared dead in 2014 Credit: NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens
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Finally made it to the Lennon Tunnel in Taipo. It’s a gigantic explosion of creativity and individual, pluralistic, political expression which stands in stark contrast to the topdown political posters of mainland China. Many HK dreams vs China dream?
Opinion: When it comes to concern about global warming, the good news is that a growing number of Americans are alarmed. The bad news is that most still are not alarmed.
When our #Mars2020 rover lands on the Red Planet in 2021, it will carry a microchip etched with the names of millions of people from planet Earth. Is yours on it? Don't miss out: get your boarding pass and fly your name on our #Mars2020 rover! Book now:
We are going to the Moon — to stay. Our #Artemis program will lay the groundwork for a sustainable infrastructure to support missions to Mars and beyond. This is what we’re building. This is what we’re training for. We are going. Explore:
We need your help! From the nearby to the far out, our panel ideas are up for a vote at @sxsw & you get to choose! This interactive festival gathers creatives to share new ideas and new technologies in our lives. Voting for #SXSW2020 ends Aug. 23:
It's #SunDay ! ☀️ We wanted more Sun, so we're extending #ParkerSolarProbe 's science observations for its next close pass by the Sun! The spacecraft will gather data for about 35 days instead of 11, helping scientists learn more our star:
Good Morning! Today on #CNNSOTU w/ @jaketapper : Peter Navarro, @PeteButtigieg , @amandacarpenter , @AndrewGillum , @XochitlHinojosa , @RickSantorum & the Cartoonion. Tune in on @CNN , @cnnii @SIRIUSXM Ch. 116 & !
Changing students’ attitudes about their abilities through a short, online intervention can increase their grades and advanced course-taking, according to a Nature study. Read the paper:
Hello! This is Chandrayaan 2 with a special update. I wanted to let everyone back home know that it has been an amazing journey for me so far and I am on course to land on the lunar south polar region on 7th September. To know where I am and what I'm doing, stay tuned!
"Black holes" is a highly searched term about our universe. There’s a fascination with the idea that there is a region of space having a gravitational pull so strong, nothing could escape its grasp. So what are they? Sort out the facts from the fictions:
How many Earth-like planets are around sun-like stars? Based on simulations, researchers estimate that planets very close to Earth in size with orbital periods ranging from 237 to 500 days, occur around approximately one in four stars. @physorg_space