Monthly Archives: October 2012

Are Humans to Blame? Science Is Out

Are Humans to Blame? Science Is OutNews from New York Times: Marcus Yam for The New York Times The water rose at Battery Park. Scientists said they did not know for sure if Hurricane Sandy could be tied directly to … Continue reading

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University of Michigan program aims to improve scientific credibility of Great …

University of Michigan program aims to improve scientific credibility of Great …News from Fox News: TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. –  The University of Michigan is establishing a research program designed to bring more scientific credibility to the federal government’s billion-dollar battle … Continue reading

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SpaceX Dragon fulfills first commercial cargo flight

SpaceX Dragon fulfills first commercial cargo flightNews from Gant Daily: You are here: Home / News / National News / SpaceX Dragon fulfills first commercial cargo flight October 29, 2012 at 9:46 AM by AHN ·   Raquel Erhard – … Continue reading

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Dragon ship back on Earth after space station trip

Dragon ship back on Earth after space station tripNews from Fox News: CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. –  An unmanned space capsule carrying medical samples from the International Space Station splashed down in the Pacific Ocean Sunday, completing the first official private … Continue reading

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Hermit Crabs Adapting To Kick Neighboring Crabs Out Of Homes

Hermit Crabs Adapting To Kick Neighboring Crabs Out Of HomesNews from Cinema Blend: published: 2012-10-27 14:28:24 This week in weird animal news, we’re taking a look at hermit crabs, a species which will congregate socially, but for the unlikeliest of … Continue reading

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Hermit crabs socialize to evict their neighbors

Hermit crabs socialize to evict their neighborsNews from UC Berkeley: BERKELEY — Social animals usually congregate for protection or mating or to capture bigger prey, but a University of California, Berkeley, biologist has found that the terrestrial hermit crab has … Continue reading

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NASA: Rare, enormous gas storm detected on Saturn

NASA: Rare, enormous gas storm detected on SaturnNews from CNN International: The storm, first detected in 2010, let out something of a cosmic burp If on Earth, it would cover North America top to bottom and wrap the globe many … Continue reading

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Mystery Glow of Dark Matter Halos Fueled by Extragalactic Stars

Mystery Glow of Dark Matter Halos Fueled by Extragalactic StarsNews from Space.com: New research from scientists using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope suggests that a mysterious infrared glow across our whole sky is coming from stray stars torn from galaxies. This … Continue reading

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Powerful solar flare erupts from the sun

Powerful solar flare erupts from the sunNews from Telegraph.co.uk: The flare came from an active region on the left side of the sun, which has already been the source of a number of weaker flares. Solar flares are powerful bursts … Continue reading

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Mars Methane Mystery: Curiosity Rover May Find New Clues

Mars Methane Mystery: Curiosity Rover May Find New CluesNews from Space.com: An artist’s concept of NASA’s Curiosity rover searching for interesting samples on the Martian surface.CREDIT: NASA/JPL-Caltech There’s growing buzz about data gleaned by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity, specifically over … Continue reading

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