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Paw Paw Bends

The Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 captured this image of the Potomac River and canal on September 27, 2016. The image shows the stretch between Hancock and Cumberland, Maryland—about 97 kilometers (60 miles) if you were to hike or bike along the towpath between these two towns. 13 more words

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Challenges face former Cheezburger CEO joining Y Combinator's New Cities project

Y Combinator’s ambitious New Cities project has a new leader today as Ben Huh, former CEO of The Cheezburger Network, joins the effort.

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Cygnus Spacecraft Attached to Space Station's Unity Module

Orbital ATK’s Cygnus cargo craft (left) is seen from the Cupola module windows aboard the International Space Station on Oct. 23, 2016. The main robotic work station for controlling the Canadarm2 robotic arm is located inside the Cupola and was used to capture Cygnus upon its arrival. 7 more words

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CST-100 Starliner Manufacturing

An engineer guides the upper dome of a Boeing CST-100 Starliner as it is connected to the lower dome to complete the first hull of the Starliner’s Structural Test Article. 34 more words

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John Sidney (1846-1916) Charity Secretary

John Sidney played an important role in the nineteenth-century charity scene primarily as a charity secretary but also as a collector, however little is known about his personal life. 4,186 more words


Hubble Spins a Web Into a Giant Red Spider Nebula

Huge waves are sculpted in this two-lobed nebula called the Red Spider Nebula, located some 3,000 light-years away in the constellation of Sagittarius. via NASA http://ift.tt/2edacE2

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This image of the sunlit part of Jupiter and its swirling atmosphere was created by a citizen scientist (Alex Mai) using data from Juno’s JunoCam instrument. 28 more words

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