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‘Hobbit’ species did not evolve from ancestor of modern humans, research finds


The Guardian

‘Hobbit’ species did not evolve from ancestor of modern humans, research finds
The Guardian
The grapefruit-sized skull of Homo floresiensis, which was discovered on the Indonesian island of Flores in 2003. Photograph: Rex Features. Evolution. ‘Hobbit’ species did not evolve from ancestor of modern humans, research finds. Bone study shows …
Real-life ‘hobbits’ could be one of the earliest forms of human, say scientistsThe Independent
Mystery human hobbit ancestor may have been first out of AfricaNew Scientist
Origins of Indonesia’s Flores ‘hobbits’ most likely in Africa and not from ‘Java man’, study claimsThe Sydney Morning Herald
Phys.Org –The Sun –Cosmos –iNews
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Nasa image shows tiny Earth between Saturn’s rings


Daily Mail

Nasa image shows tiny Earth between Saturn’s rings
Daily Mail
Lost in the vastness of space, the Earth appears as an insignificant pinprick of light between the mighty rings of Saturn in a new image from the Cassini spacecraft. The Nasa probe, which has been investigating Saturn and its moons since 2004, captured …
NASA’s Newest DiscoveryHuffington Post UK
What does the abundance of water in the solar system mean for life?Phys.Org
Pale white dot: Cassini spacecraft captures Earth and Moon twinkling through Saturn’s ringsTelegraph.co.uk
EarthSky –SpaceFlight Insider –WIRED –The Columbian
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NASA: Catch meteor shower in the sky Friday night


SILive.com

NASA: Catch meteor shower in the sky Friday night
SILive.com
A meteor from the 2015 Perseid Meteor Shower streaks through the night sky. The Lyrid Meteor Shower should be visible in the night sky Friday night into Saturday. (Associated Press). By Diane C. Lore. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The biggest free light show …
A Brief History of the Lyrid Meteor Shower, Which Peaks TonightSpace.com
How To See The Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower In 2017 & Wish Upon A Shooting StarBustle
Meteor Shower To Light Up Weekend SkyCBS Miami
Brevard Times –South Florida Reporter –Astronomy Now Online
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Nasa develops 3D-printed metallic fabrics for use in space missions


Aerospace Technology

Nasa develops 3D-printed metallic fabrics for use in space missions
Aerospace Technology
Scientists at Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, US, have developed 3D-printed metal fabric prototypes for various space applications. Developed by JPL systems engineer Raul Polit Casillas and his colleagues, the foldable …
NASA develops 3D-printed metal fabrics for use in spaceBGR India
NASA develops new 3D-printed metal fabrics for use in spaceThe British Journal
NASA’s new material looks like chain mail for astronautsAlphr
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A ‘space hamburger’ is spotted for the first time


Daily Mail

A ‘space hamburger’ is spotted for the first time
Daily Mail
In the animal kingdom, newborns must be fed a steady diet to ensure their healthy growth into adulthood. And it seems that the early lives of stars are no different, with new images capturing their nutrient of choice. In this case, that’s a giant …
How Do Planets Form? ‘Hamburger’-Shaped Accretion Disk Around Nearby Young Star Could Provide Key InsightsInternational Business Times
First incredible image of dusty ‘space hamburger’ captured spinning around young starInternational Business Times UK

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Most habitable planets may lack dry land


Economic Times

Most habitable planets may lack dry land
Economic Times
LONDON: Most habitable planets may lack dry land and would be dominated by oceans spanning over 90 per cent of their surface area, scientists say. Researchers at the University of Barcelona in Spain have constructed a statistical model – based on …
Ideal habitable world would be mostly ocean, model suggestsUPI.com
Most Habitable Earth-Like Planets May Be WaterworldsGizmodo
LHS 1140b: Planet Could Be Best Candidate For Finding Life Beyond Solar System, Scientists SayHuffington Post UK
Space Daily –CapitalGazette.com –Daily Mail –Huffington Post
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I Asked Teens About Earth Day And What They Told Me Gives Us Hope


Forbes

I Asked Teens About Earth Day And What They Told Me Gives Us Hope
Forbes
When there is a leak in our homes, we have the option to go to a relative’s home or stay in a hotel. If we get tired of a neighborhood or city, we can move. Unfortunately, we do not have a “plan B” or vacation planet to hop to for the weekend if it is …

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Two-man crew reaches space station – Sky News Australia


Sky News Australia

Two-man crew reaches space station
Sky News Australia
A scaled-down, two-man US-Russian crew has arrived at the International Space Station, six hours after blasting off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. A Russian Soyuz capsule carrying Jack Fischer, 43, and Fyodor Yurchikhin, 58, lifted off …
American, Russian cheered as they reach Intl Space StationReading Eagle
[ April 20, 2017 ] Two fresh crew members join space station expedition Mission ReportsSpaceflight Now
Russian Soyuz Launches Successfully: Takes Astronaut & Cosmonaut To Space StationScience Times
NASASpaceflight.com
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Mission to Venus: ISRO’s next planetary project after successful Mars mission Mangalyaan


News Nation

Mission to Venus: ISRO’s next planetary project after successful Mars mission Mangalyaan
News Nation
After its successful Mars mission Mangalyaan, the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) is planning for a mission to Venus, which is likely to be launched after 2020, reports have said. By News Nation Bureau | Updated On : April 21, 2017 04:07 PM …

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