Monthly Archives: September 2013

Orbital Sciences’ NASA Space Craft Postponed

Orbital Sciences’ NASA Space Craft PostponedNews from News Channel Daily: Cygnus, Orbital Sciences built for NASA commercial spacecraft postponed its planned docking until Saturday according to a report issued by both NASA the company’s officials. Orbital Sciences reported that Cygnus … Continue reading

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Commercial supply ship reaches space station after delay

Commercial supply ship reaches space station after delayNews from USA TODAY: Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about FacebookEmail >>> Read the full article . Updated SpaceX Falcon rocket blasts offNews from … Continue reading

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Underwater sonar linked to 2008 whales deaths

Underwater sonar linked to 2008 whales deathsNews from CBS News: When about 100 whales ended up in the shallow waters of Madagascar’s Loza Lagoon system in May and June 2008, scientists suspected that underwater sonar played a role. Now, an … Continue reading

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In Fragmented Forests, Rapid Mammal Extinctions

In Fragmented Forests, Rapid Mammal ExtinctionsNews from New York Times: Antony Lynam An isolated forest in the Chiew Larn reservoir. A Thai government project to supply hydroelectric power to the area transformed 150 forested hilltops into islands. In 1987, the … Continue reading

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Spacecraft delivers American, 2 Russians to International Space Station

Spacecraft delivers American, 2 Russians to International Space StationNews from Fox News: MOSCOW –  A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts successfully docked with the International Space Station early Thursday, bringing the size of the crew at the orbiting outpost to … Continue reading

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How the con artist cuckoo finch begs off parenting

How the con artist cuckoo finch begs off parentingNews from Christian Science Monitor: The cuckoo finch has evolved to dupe other birds into raising its young. A team of researchers have discovered another adaptive strategy that the cuckoo finch has … Continue reading

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Bizarre sighting: Toad swallows a bat whole

Bizarre sighting: Toad swallows a bat wholeNews from Fox News: What’s the matter, bat got your tongue? A park ranger in northwest Peru got a surprise when he encountered a toad with something in its mouth. This something happened to … Continue reading

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UN’s top climate guy to step down

UN’s top climate guy to step downNews from Fox News: He must have been feeling the heat. Rajendra Pachauri, the 73-year-old Indian leading the U.N.’s climate science arm, told Speigel Online he planned to step down from his position in … Continue reading

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Arctic sea ice reaches seasonal low

Arctic sea ice reaches seasonal lowNews from BBC News: 20 September 2013 Last updated at 14:30 ET The Arctic has experienced rapid change in recent years Sea-ice extent in the Arctic appears to have passed its yearly minimum, scientists report. … Continue reading

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Arctic Ice Makes Comeback From Record Low, but Long-Term Decline May …

Arctic Ice Makes Comeback From Record Low, but Long-Term Decline May …News from New York Times: Sea ice in the Arctic Ocean underwent a sharp recovery this year from the record-low levels of 2012, with 50 percent more ice surviving … Continue reading

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