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The First Detailed Photo of Pluto

(Picture taken 50 miles away from Pluto.)

The New Horizons Pluto-Kuiper Belt mission was launched in January 2006, the purpose was to help us learn about the world in the end of our solar system. 129 more words


Swarm Sunday: 6/28/15 - 7/4/15

Happy Fourth of July weekend to my American readers – and happy weekend to everyone else!  Let’s take a look at the dragonfly swarming activity of the last week, shall we?   304 more words


Swarm Sunday: 6/21/15 - 6/27/15

It’s Sunday, so time for this week’s swarm report!  Swarms occurred in the following locations over the past week:


Mobile, AL
Aurora, CO
Boulder, CO… 277 more words


Swarm Sunday: 6/14/15 - 6/20/15

This week was a bit slow swarm-wise, but I thought I’d do a report anyway.  Swarms occurred in the following locations over the past week: 199 more words


High-tech Israeli helmet aims to prevent flight crashes

from Times of Israel

Life-saving system takes control of plane if pilot loses consciousness; air force personnel to be fitted with device.

Sensors in the new Cannary system medically monitor the pilot and provide real-time detection and alert in case of any distress signals during the flight. 76 more words


Swarm Sunday: 3/29/2015 - 6/13/15

The swarm activity has been rather slow over the last few months, so I’m combining a lot of dates into one report here rather than reporting just one or two swarms each week.   310 more words


Greenland - What Lies beneath

Big scientific discoveries are yet to be found from underneath the depths of the waters that lie beneath what is a very snowy Greenland.

Despite grand attempts from many explorers drilling and looking for new species and items it is thought that thousands of new things will be found in the depths of over 100 billion tonnes and 27.000 square miles of water. 139 more words