Throughout history the skies above have served as a source of inspiration for artists, academics, explorers and dreamers. The basic elements of jewelry consist of minerals and metals that often have celestial origins. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that during the past month I’ve been seeing an abundance of space-inspired jewelry. The most ambitious project of them all...
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Jerry Vazquez hit his girlfriend with a metal broom so hard that the broom broke in half, prosecutors said. He continued to strike her and the jagged metal of the broken broom sliced open her arm.
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China's planned space station will offer scientists from around the world opportunities for research and experimentation, the lead designer of China's manned space program told Xinhua on Friday.
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UK scientists are developing the whaling-inspired technology. When we shoot something into space, we leave stuff behind; that stuff becomes space junk. It's a real problem when we're trying to shoot more stuff into space and risk running into other stuff we shot into space. New solution: space harpoons! Al Jazeera explains: U.K. scientists want to build another satellite...
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Scientists have been studying them to understand how astronauts' immune systems may change in space. These are some monocytes—a type of white blood cell in the immune system—that lived on the International Space Station. The cells were grown in an incubator with simulated gravity. They've been colored with antibodies so scientists can easily spot specific proteins in them....
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Does this look like a celestial crustacean to you?
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IN SUNDAY'S COLUMN, we agreed that it is annoying and unproductive when a broomstick becomes loose from a broom while you are pushing it.
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Gravitational lenses, which are massive galaxies or galaxy clusters that act as a magnifying glass by bending light passing them, are one of the Universe's golden gifts to astronomers. To help unlock the mysteries that might lie behind these untapped celestial resources, Zooniverse, a program of the Citizens Science Alliance, has begun the Space Warps project. It allows...
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Capable of throwing its seed as far as 20 feet with a single pop, Scotch broom is a tough invader.
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SCIENTISTS have warned space debris could become a catastrophic problem for satellites a few decades from now.
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