Science


Moon Blots Sun Out of Sky in Historic U.S. Eclipse

Americans gazed in wonder through telescopes, cameras and disposable protective glasses Monday, as the moon blotted out the sun in the first full-blown solar eclipse to sweep the U.S. from…

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Researchers Feed Fish ‘Fast Food’

Researchers at Hebrew University have developed fish food additives that promote faster growth in fish, which could help to alleviate hunger around the world in coming years, The Jerusalem Post…

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Jupiter Extra Close, Extra Bright This Week

Jupiter is extra close and extra bright this week, and that means some amazing, new close-ups. The Hubble Space Telescope zoomed in on the solar system giant Monday, and NASA…

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NOAA’s Biggest Ship Comes Home After Longest Voyage

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s largest oceanographic research vessel has returned to its homeport after the longest deployment of any ship in the agency’s history. NOAA Ship Robert H.…

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Science Minister Ofir Akunis Jettisons Space

It’s not every day that a politician shortens the title of his office, but that is just what Science, Technology and Space Minister Ofir Akunis did. At the request of…

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Scientists: Small Earthquake in New Jersey

Scientists say New Jersey has had a small earthquake. NJ.com reports that the U.S. Geological Survey says a 1.3 magnitude earthquake happened shortly before 2 p.m. Saturday just north of…

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