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'Roswell, New Mexico' Series Has a Fresh Take on Themes in the Original Alien Drama

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Alien characters allow writers to thematically discuss feelings of ostracization, said "Roswell, New Mexico" writer and show developer Carina Adly MacKenzie during a New York Comic Con 2018 event.

Exciting Chirping Whistler Waves: From the Laboratory to Space

4 days ago from Science @ NASA

This blog post originated in the 2017 Science Mission Directorate Technology Highlights Report (33 MB PDF). Technology Development Chorus waves are a class of frequency-chirping, whistler-mode plasma waves that are routinely observed in Earth’s near-space environment. Chorus...

Look: Tyler Hoechlin wears black Superman suit in 'Arrow'-verse crossover tease

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Tyler Hoechlin is seen wearing a black Superman suit in a photo posted by "Arrow" star Stephen Amell that also features "Flash" star Grant Gustin.

Jacksonville Jaguars sign TE Blake Bell

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The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed tight end Blake Bell to their active roster.

European Space Talks: we need more space!

4 days ago from European Space Agency

Space concerns everyone. It contributes to our lives on a daily basis and can help to solve some of humankind’s greatest challenges. Find out more, and how space affects you,...

Phoenix Suns sign veteran guard Jamal Crawford

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Jamal Crawford is now a member of the Phoenix Suns.

3D imaging opens door to better understanding of fascinating leaf complexity

4 days ago from Science Daily

Leading biologists launch global rallying cry to overhaul theoretical models of carbon-water exchange and photosynthesis using 3D imaging.

Watch: Zlatan Ibrahimovic surprises Thai soccer players

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Los Angeles Galaxy star Zlatan Ibrahimovic made a surprise appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" to visit the Thai youth soccer players who were trapped in a cave.

Scientists to debate landing site for next Mars rover

4 days ago from Physorg

Hundreds of scientists and Mars-exploration enthusiasts will convene in a hotel ballroom just north of Los Angeles later this week to present, discuss and deliberate the future landing site for...

Missing gamma-ray blobs shed new light on dark matter, cosmic magnetism

4 days ago from Physorg

When astrophysicists look at the gamma-ray glow from a galaxy outside our own, all they typically see is a small spot because the galaxy is extremely far away. So, when...

Audi to pay mega fine in VW's latest dieselgate fallout

4 days ago from Physorg

Auto giant Volkswagen cleared a new hurdle in its "dieselgate" scandal Tuesday, paying a hefty fine to close a German investigation into subsidiary Audi, but the group is not yet...

New infrared telescope first to monitor entire northern sky

4 days ago from Physorg

A new infrared telescope designed and built by astronomers at ANU and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in the US will be the first of its kind to monitor...

'The Flash' film starring Ezra Miller faces production delay

4 days ago from UPI

Production on Warner Bros.' and DC Comics' planned standalone "Flash" film starring Ezra Miller has been pushed back until late 2019.

Watch: 'Carpool Karaoke': Hailey Baldwin, Kendall Jenner take lie detector test in Season 2 trailer

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Hailey Baldwin and Kendall Jenner take a lie detector test together in a new trailer for Season 2 of James Corden's "Carpool Karaoke: The Series."

BepiColombo launch live

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Watch live launch coverage from 01:15 GMT on 20 October. Launch is scheduled for 01:45 GMT and acquisition of signal is expected around 02:25 GMT

'Star Trek: Discovery' Tackles Big Action and Philosophical Puzzles in Season 2

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A wealth of exciting news about "Star Trek: Discovery" came out of this year's New York Comic Con, so strap in for our breakdown of the details of Season 2.

The Higgs Boson May Have Saved Our Universe from Cosmic Collapse. For Now.

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Dark energy may be decreasing, which puts a crimp in the notion that the universe will expand forever.

Hunting for Mini-Moons: Exomoons Could Have Satellites of Their Own

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Moons could possess moons of their own. Kepler-1625b-i, a newfound candidate to be a giant alien moon, may even possess one or more moons that once had habitable surfaces, a...

Record Breaker: 4 Huge Alien Planets Spotted Around Baby Star

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In an astronomical first, four gigantic planets have been detected around a very young star, a new study reports.

Crew of Failed Soyuz Rocket Will Fly Again Next Spring, Russia's Space Chief Says

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One day after a Soyuz rocket failed just after liftoff, sending its two-man crew on a dramatic abort in midflight, the head of Russia's space agency Roscosmos said the American...

No time to be nervous: cosmonaut shrugs off emergency landing

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Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin shrugged off on Tuesday his emergency landing last week, saying there had been no time to worry as his capsule plunged back to earth.

WWE Raw: Ronda Rousey confronts The Bella Twins, The Shield prevails

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Ronda Rousey demanded to hear an explanation from The Bella Twins on Raw, one week after she was betrayed by Nikki and Brie.

All in the family: Kin of gravitational wave source discovered

4 days ago from Physorg

On October 16, 2017, an international group of astronomers and physicists excitedly reported the first simultaneous detection of light and gravitational waves from the same source—a merger of two neutron...

Last Man to Walk on the Moon Mistaken About Climate Change on Earth

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Astronaut Harrison Schmitt saw Earth from space, but doesn't see that human activity is shaping climate change.

Paul G. Allen, Billionaire Stratolaunch Founder Who Pushed for Private Space Travel, Dies at 65

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The technology titan, philanthropist and private-spaceflight entrepreneur Paul Allen died Monday (Oct. 15) at the age of 65.

Hurricane Michael's heavy rainfall measured by NASA

5 days ago from Physorg

Some casualties resulted not only from Michael's destructive winds and storm surges but also from the blinding rain that Michael produced as it battered states from Florida northeastward through Virginia....

NASA finds remnants of Tropical Cyclone Luban near Yemen/Oman border

5 days ago from Physorg

Tropical Cyclone Luban made landfall in northern Yemen and imagery from NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite confirmed that the low pressure area has continued to linger near the border of Yemen...