Monthly Archives: August 2012

Ohio service planned for hero-astronaut Armstrong

Ohio service planned for hero-astronaut ArmstrongNews from San Francisco Chronicle: CINCINNATI (AP) — Two fellow lunar pioneers have helped launch a children’s health fund in memory of Neil Armstrong, whom they praise as an inspirational team player. Eugene Cernan (SIR’-nun) … Continue reading

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Sweet! Does sugar found in space spell life?

Sweet! Does sugar found in space spell life?News from Fox News: What a sweet cosmic find! Sugar molecules have been found in the gas surrounding a young sun-like star, suggesting that some of the building blocks of life may actually … Continue reading

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Severe Diet Doesn’t Prolong Life, at Least in Monkeys

Severe Diet Doesn’t Prolong Life, at Least in MonkeysNews from New York Times: For more than 20 years, the rhesus monkeys were kept semistarved, lean and hungry. The males’ weights were so low they were the equivalent of a 6-foot-tall … Continue reading

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NASA’s Mars rover beams will.i.am song back to Earth (+video)

NASA’s Mars rover beams will.i.am song back to Earth (+video)News from Christian Science Monitor: Broadcast from NASA’s Curiosity rover, ‘Reach for the Stars,’ by rapper will.i.am, is the first human song ever played from Mars.   The first song ever … Continue reading

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Arctic’s sea ice cover hits record low

Arctic’s sea ice cover hits record lowNews from San Francisco Chronicle: Washington – The extent of Arctic sea ice reached a record low Monday, according to the University of Colorado National Snow and Ice Data Center, and is on track … Continue reading

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Neil Armstrong’s television exit almost as quiet as his life

Neil Armstrong’s television exit almost as quiet as his lifeNews from Washington Post: NEW YORK — By the yardstick of history, Neil Armstrong was among the most accomplished men ever to walk on the planet that he looked upon from … Continue reading

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Neil Armstrong dead, astronaut saw moonwalk as ‘just’ a job

Neil Armstrong dead, astronaut saw moonwalk as ‘just’ a jobNews from Newsday: Originally published: August 25, 2012 3:17 PMUpdated: August 26, 2012 9:37 AMBy The Associated Press Photo credit: Getty Images | U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong is seen smiling at … Continue reading

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Appleton native plays role in NASA Mars rover

Appleton native plays role in NASA Mars roverNews from Green Bay Press Gazette: Enter your email and we will send you a link to reset your password. Email Reset my password Cancel OK Resend Email It’s possible that your browser … Continue reading

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Appleton native plays role in NASA Mars rover

Appleton native plays role in NASA Mars roverNews from Green Bay Press Gazette: Enter your email and we will send you a link to reset your password. Email Reset my password Cancel OK Resend Email It’s possible that your browser … Continue reading

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Who knew? Curiosity photos show Mars teeming with UFOs

Who knew? Curiosity photos show Mars teeming with UFOsNews from NBCNews.com: According to the fringe sector of the Internet, Mars is practically teeming with aliens. Since NASA’s Curiosity rover touched down on the Red Planet two weeks ago and powered … Continue reading

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