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NASA Astronauts Arrive in Space for a Mission

NASA Astronauts Arrive in Space for a Mission

On Friday, March 23, 2018, two U.S. astronauts, along with one Russian cosmonaut, docked their or the Soyuz spacecraft at the space station at approximately 3:40 p.m EDT. They are three of six members of the Expedition 39 crew. They are just now arriving, the other three have already been there. The main focus of their mission is to be […]

Scientists Witness Underwater Volcano After Eruption

Scientists Witness Underwater Volcano After Eruption

A team of British researchers were conducting a marine survey when they came upon an erupting underwater volcano, which are notoriously difficult to study. In collaboration with the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre, scientists from several universities in the U.K. were aboard the R.R.S. James Cook research ship. They were retrieving ocean-bottom […]

76-Year-Old Stephen Hawking Dies on the Annual Celebration of Pi

76-Year-Old Stephen Hawking Dies on the Annual Celebration of Pi

76-year-old Stephen Hawking passed away on March 14, 2018, at his home in England. His birth, January 8, 1942, coincided with the 300th anniversary the death of Galileo. Equally interesting, his death occurred on the annual observance of π (Pi) and Albert Einstein’s birthday. He was an acclaimed director of theoretical physicist and applied mathematics at the University of […]

Endangered Western Lily in Southern Oregon [Video]

Endangered Western Lily in Southern Oregon [Video]

Found only in the coastal marshes of Southern Oregon is the endangered Lilium occidentale commonly referred to as the Western Lily. These flowers only bloom once a year. The firey blooms grow in the South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve in Coos Bay. It is the only known location where the flowers grow. Scientists are working to […]

Super Blue Blood Moon, First in 35 Years

Super Blue Blood Moon, First in 35 Years

On Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, there will be a rare celestial event. The Super Blue Blood Moon will rise for much of the world to see. The last occurrence was in December 1982 and it has not been seen in America for 150 years. What is a Super Moon? A full moon that is closer […]

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