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March 3, 2024


What to expect during April’s total solar eclipse

Otherwise, wear certified ISO 12312-2 compliant eclipse glasses or use a handheld solar viewer before and after totality, and at all times during a partial eclipse. Separately, you can observe the sun with …

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CBS News

NASA and SpaceX gear up for launch of 4 to International Space Station

Crew 8 commander Matthew Dominick, co-pilot Michael Barratt, Jeanette Epps and cosmonaut Alexander Grebenkin planned to strap into their Crew Dragon spacecraft around 9 p.m. EST to await launch from pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center at 11:16 p.m. EST.

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NASA’s ice-hunting VIPER moon rover getting ready to slither to the launch pad

“All of VIPER’s flight instruments are installed, and the rover is more than 80% built!”.

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From spiral galaxies to volcanic eruptions on Jupiter moon, see these amazing space images

The year may be young, but there have been no shortages of stunning images captured from beyond the stars in the first two months of 2024. Swirling chaotic galaxies, violent volcanic moons, Martian eclipses and a historic moon landing have captivated …

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WBAL Baltimore

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef suffers ‘extensive’ coral bleaching, as scientists fear seventh mass bleaching event

Aerial surveys conducted last weekend by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and the Australian Institute of Marine Science found bleaching was “extensive and fairly uniform across all surveyed reefs.” The teams flew over 27 …

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BBC News

Jellyfish protein to detect fingerprints in seconds

Scientists have developed a forensics spray using a fluorescent protein found in jellyfish to detect fingerprints in seconds. Traditional forensic methods either use toxic powders that can harm DNA evidence, or petrochemical solvents that are bad for …

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Big Island Video News

VOLCANO WATCH: Kilauea Intrusion Dike Propagation Detailed

HAWAIʻI VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK – Scientists say the recent intrusion was larger than previous ones in October 2023 or August 2021. (BIVN) – Kīlauea is not erupting, and its USGS Volcano Alert level is ADVISORY. The Hawaiʻi island volcano has been …

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Scientists zoom in on distant solar system. It’s teeming with water.

The blue regions show areas where the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) detected clear signs of water vapor in a distant star system. Credit: ALMA (ESO / NAOJ / NRAO) / S. Facchini et al.

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Fact Check: Intuitive Machines moon landing animation shared as real

An animation by Texas-based company Intuitive Machines of its 2022 spacecraft landing on the moon has been shared on social media by people who say the video is proof that the landing was faked. They argue it would not have been possible to film the …

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Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Volcano Watch: Kilauea intrusion was a textbook example of dike propagation

From Jan. 31 to Feb. 3, a magma intrusion into Kilauea’s flank, southwest of the summit caldera, was the focus of attention at the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO). Hundreds of earthquakes announced the influx of new magma. The intensity of the …

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