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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
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Greenland glacier ice growing, which ‘was kind of surprise’ for scientists

A Greenland glacier, which was reportedly the fastest shrinking ice and snow masses on Earth, is growing again, a new NASA study finds. The Jakobshavn glacier around 2012 was retreating about 1.8 miles and thinning More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
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1965: Gus Grissom and ‘Gemini 3’ really Launched NASA’s Space Program

Astronauts Young and Grissom walk up the ramp leading to the elevator that will carry them to the spacecraft for the first manned Gemini mission. They wear Gemini G3C intravehicular suits. March 23, 1965 Major Virgil More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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Mysterious and Unusual Blast ‘The Cow’ Studied with NASA Telescopes

A brief and unusual flash spotted in the night sky on June 16, 2018, puzzled astronomers and astrophysicists across the globe. The event – called AT2018cow and nicknamed “the Cow” after the coincidental More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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Citizen Scientists Find New World with NASA Telescope

Using data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope, citizen scientists have discovered a planet roughly twice the size of Earth located within its star’s habitable zone, the range of orbital distances where More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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NASA issues infrared look at Hurricane Florence

All eyes were on Hurricane Florence Wednesday as the Category 3 storm barreled toward the U.S. East Coast. NASA’s Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument was watching, too, and captured new imagery More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 10th, 2018
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Discovery Channel’s NASA documentary heads to theaters for screenings on September 29 and October 3

In celebration of NASA’s 60th anniversary, Fathom Events is bringing the new Discovery Channel documentary “Above and Beyond: NASA’s Journey to Tomorrow” to movie theaters nationwide with two special cinematic More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Oklahoma Rep Jim Bridenstine confirmed as new NASA chief

The Senate on Thursday confirmed Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Okla., as NASA administrator, despite objections from Democrats that he lacks the scientific and management expertise to lead the space agency. Bridenstine’s More...

By Guest Author On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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The Challenger Disaster: What Went Wrong?

The Space Shuttle Challenger on its STS-51L mission was launched for the first time on January 28, 1986, from pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral. The families of the astronauts were there, many More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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New study points to ‘global cooling’ on Antarctic Peninsula contrasting fears from climate change hysteria

Climate change skeptics have long called for moderation on the Al Gore-led global warming hysteria and another new study points to Antarctic Peninsula is cooling and that the previous warming in the second half More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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5 Top Museums You Need to Visit to Help with Your History Studies

There are thousands of museums around the world that house a variety of art and history pieces for the public to view, but what museums offer the biggest and most famous collections? If you’re currently studying More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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NASA probe Cassini sends photos close-up view of Saturn’s rings

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has beamed back amazing close-up photographs of Saturn’s rings. The icy debris is already being nicknamed “straw” and “propellers.” These images are 550 More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
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From Space Exploration to Securing West Africa’s Food Supply: NASA Makes a Meaningful Difference

NASA’s space exploration projects have allowed scientists to learn about what exists beyond Earth, and have arguably helped inspire schoolchildren everywhere to don space suits and become astronauts after More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 2nd, 2015
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Global Warming blamed for antarctic snow growth as IPCC data wrong again, Putin says warming is a ‘fraud’

Warming equates to more snow is the latest update from global warming enthusiasts as the latest report from NASA and the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) points out that from 1992 to 2001, Antarctica More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 5th, 2015
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Five years later, Hal Lewis’ ‘global warming’ hoax warning rings loud and clear

The Telegraph published a shaming letter of resignation from Professor Emiritus of physics Hal Lewis of the University of California at Santa Barbara on Oct. 8, 2010 and now the letter is still going viral. Lewis More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Nat Geo set to air ‘Mission Pluto’ in July, just ahead of Dwarf Planet flyby

National Geographic Channel (NGC) joins top scientists at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in conjunction with NASA on a historic mission to the edge of our solar system with the goal of capturing the More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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4 Famous Conspiracy Theories the World has Known

Conspiracy theories have been around for as long as there have been people to create them. Historical records show conspiracy theories circulating during almost every century, but the rise of the Internet has led More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 13th, 2015
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Science Channel sets 3 exciting shows to honor 25th anniversary of Hubble Telescope

Since 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has opened our eyes to the infinite universe, showing us wonders we never knew existed. Far from an ordinary telescope, the Hubble is our eye in the sky, orbiting Earth from More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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Unmanned NASA rocket explosion sets back research on brain study, pea growth in space

An unmanned NASA-contracted rocket exploded in midair early Tuesday evening, producing huge flames and loud booms along the eastern Virginia coast but no injuries or deaths. Orbital Sciences Corp.’s Antares More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 25th, 2014
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NASA Study: Water reserves in Colorado River basin low levels ‘shocking,’ unknown when it runs out

The western U.S. has battling droughts over the last decade and a new NASA study points to worse times ahead and level of uncertainty. The underground resources in the Colorado River Basin are lower than expected More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
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Iran touts monkey launched into space, US officials skeptical

A gray-tufted monkey strapped in a pod resembling an infant’s car seat rode an Iranian rocket into space and returned safely, officials said Monday. Similar to the efforts by the US and Soviet Union over 50 More...


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