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Matt Jones: The forgotten man of the Redskins running attack

The contract negotiations of Kirk Cousins, Pierre Garcon, and Desean Jackson has dominated the off season’s discussion about the future of the Washington Redskins offense. One critical component of the Burgundy and Gold that has received little attention is the running game and specifically Matt Jones. 252 more words

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Mapping the family tree of stars

It was Charles Darwin, who, in 1859 published his revolutionary theory that all life forms are descended from one common ancestor. This theory has informed evolutionary biology ever since but it was a chance encounter between an astronomer and an biologist over dinner at King’s College in Cambridge that got the astronomer thinking about how it could be applied to stars in the Milky Way. 471 more words


ESA: ESA Affirms Open Access Policy for images, Videos and Data

From the ESA (European Space Agency): ESA Affirms Open Access Policy for images, Videos and Data. “ESA today announced it has adopted an Open Access policy for its content such as still images, videos and selected sets of data. 42 more words

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Signing of industrial contract for Orion spacecraft’s first astronaut mission.

A European Service Module will power NASA’s Orion spacecraft beyond the Moon and back in 2018. ESA and Airbus Defence and Space have agreed with NASA to build a second module for a second mission with astronauts for launch as early as 2021. 212 more words


Mass Effect Andromeda Partners With ESA To Give 6 Gamers An Astronaut Experience

BioWare and the European Space Agency has teamed up to put six fans and prospective Pathfinders through three days of grueling, exciting, mind-opening astronaut training at the… 469 more words


Blue lightning caught on video from space

For years, scientists have been piecing together evidence of peculiar phenomena known as red sprites, blue jets, pixies and elves – exotic types of electrical discharges that emanate from thunderstorms. 108 more words