Tag Archives: In science

27Dec/21

NASA’s Webb Telescope Launches to See First Galaxies, Distant Worlds

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope launched at 7:20 a.m. EST Saturday on an Ariane 5 rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, South America. A joint effort with ESA (European Space Agency) and the Canadian Space Agency, the Webb observatory is NASA’s revolutionary flagship mission to seek the light from the first galaxies in the early universe and to explore our own solar system, as well as planets orbiting other stars, called exoplanets. Continue reading

05Sep/17

Scientists develop camera that can see through human body

QUEENS MEDICAL INSTITUTE, EDINBURGH, UNITED KINGDOM (SEPTEMBER 4, 2017) (BBC) – Scientists at the University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University in Scotland have developed a new camera that can see through the human body to help doctors track medical tools inside the body. Continue reading

21Aug/17

Time-lapse video captures sky over Illinois during eclipse

CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 21, 2017) (REUTERS) – Time-lapse video captured the sky over Carbondale, Illinois, during a solar eclipse on Monday (August 21). Continue reading

29Apr/17

Climate protests to mark Trump’s 100 days in office

Demonstrators weather rain, snow, and heat in various U.S. cities to protest President Donald Trump’s stance on the environment.
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23Apr/17

Thousands take to New York streets to protest against science budget cuts

China Global Television Network (CGTN) – Tens of thousands of science and research advocates took to the streets of New York on Saturday to promote greater understanding of science and protest against their work being compromised by proposed federal budget cuts.
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11Feb/17

Antique dress lost in dry cleaners found after post on social media

A missing antique wedding dress has been located after the bride’s emotional plead on Facebook was shared over 280,000 times.

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14Aug/15

Supercomputer Tianhe-1A shut down due to Tianjin blasts

Tianjin, China China Central Television (CCTV) – China has shut down supercomputer Tianhe-1A due to the blasts in Tianjin Wednesday night.
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04Jul/15

Solar plane smashes world record

(SOLAR IMPULSE) – The Solar Impulse 2 team say the latest leg of the plane’s round-the-globe journey has shattered a world record in its own right.
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04Jul/15

World record holder for longest duration solo flight says it was a childhood dream

The Swiss pilot who broke a world record with a five-day nonstop solo flight across the Pacific Ocean from Japan to Hawaii says he has fulfilled a childhood dream, and that they have proven solar powered technology works.

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02Mar/15

Science explains why people perceive color differently

(Next Media) – A photograph of a cocktail dress went viral online recently after it had people divided on whether the dress was actually white with a gold lace trim, or blue with a black lace trim. The dress, designed by British clothing company, Roman, is in reality royal blue with black lace trim.
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