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First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Existence in an Infant Solar System

Astronomers studying early solar system formation often get asked (or they ask the question themselves), what was it like "back then" on Earth? We know that the rocky planets formed through a process called "accretion", which brought objects called planetoids ... [Published About - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

NRI teen feted for developing financial analysis tool

Laidback in a blue shirt and chequered shorts, 17-year-old Soham Daga does not really give off the aura of someone who has a planet named after him. Then, he starts talking. Words like "mortgage delinquency" and "negative home equity" tumble out of this ... [Published Times of India - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists discover the moon is shaped like a lemon

Although our visit to its rocky surface confirmed that it's not covered in vast seas, it's not home to strange moon-men, and it's not made of cheese, the moon can still surprise us. It's only this week that scientists have revealed that, 45 years after ... [Published The Verge - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Star Citizen Alpha/Early Thoughts

If you haven’t heard about Star Citizen , you must have been living under a rock. Or don’t care about video games. Or don’t care about video games and have been living under a rock. Enjoy your rock cave.From Chris Roberts, the brilliant game designer ... [Published Sound & Vision - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Statue call for 'Big Bang' bishop

A campaign has begun for a statue of a bishop credited with coming up with his own "Big Bang" theory, centuries before anyone else.Robert Grosseteste was an English statesman, scholastic philosopher, scientist, theologian and Bishop of Lincoln from 1235 ... [Published BBC - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Asteroids named after 2 ASU faculty members

Photo by: NASA/JPL-CaltechPHOENIX -- Two Arizona State University faculty members have received an out-of-this-world honor.Phil Christensen and Dave Williams, both faculty members in ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration, now have asteroids named ... [Published KTAR.com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Folkestone bands perform at Quarterhouse in new-music showcase

Eat Me... the bandDave MairsTuesday, July 15, 201410:58 AMChewing Gum, Eat me, Minor Planet and Boo Forever will all be playing in Five For A Fiver showcaseTo send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in.Folkestone record label Something ... [Published Kent on Sunday - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Golden Age Cinema presents 'Alien: Director's Cut' screening

Alien is the movie I've lied about seeing the most. Haven't seen it. Why would someone lie about that? We'll get to that. Either way, it's highly likely you also haven't seen this particularly crisp version at a cinema where you can booze.Golden Age Cinema ... [Published Four Thousand - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 2 reports

Public To Vote On Names For Exoplanets

An anonymous reader writes In response to the increased interest by the public in astronomy, the International Astronomical Union (IAU), the world authority that names objects in space, is giving the public a chance to name up to 30 planets from a pre-selected ... [Published Slashdot - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

What a star: Asteroid named after Country Day boy

Michael Shao loves spending hours in a lab, examining a worm’s simple nervous system and analyzing computer-assisted data.Science, technology and research are long-held passions for the 17-year-old Detroit Country Day School student. And while combining ... [Published Detroit News - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Planet named for BHS grad

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Lincoln Laboratory recently recognized the achievements of a local graduate by having a minor planet named in her honor.MIT recognized Bartlesville High School Class of 2013 graduate Nicole Biddinger for her ... [Published Examiner Enterprise - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

A Look at Apocalypse Prophecies of Isaac Newton and Jesus (+Video)

The universe is full of mysteries that challenge our current knowledge. In "Beyond Science" Epoch Times collects stories about these strange phenomena to stimulate the imagination and open up previously undreamed of possibilities. Are they true? You ... [Published Epoch Times - Jul 08 2014]

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..."He had lost his house in the recession and was forced to move to another community," says Daga. "Besides, banks were scared to give loans at the time" adds the teen, who realised that home "mortgage delinquency"or failure to pay EMIs, was one of the key causes of recession
"It's spinning really slowly, and it's really far from the Earth, so it's not like tides today could be causing that."
Bungie is being very careful on this one. The Community Manager David "Deej Dague has stated, in an interview with Eurogamer : "The beta is a test. It's extremely unknown as to what the outcome will be. So, it's certainly not a promise or an announcement that we're making at this time. It all depends on what we learn and how things shake out. So, we're certainly not telling players they can carry their progress over, but we haven't made any announcements either way.""
"That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind" Armstrong insisted he said, although the message back to Earth was slightly garbled

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Existence in an Infant Solar System [Published About - Aug 01 2014]
Today in Science: GLV Daily Digest for July 31,... [Published The Guardian Express - Jul 31 2014]
NRI teen feted for developing financial analysi... [Published Times of India - Jul 31 2014]
Jamestown native has asteroid ... [Published Jamestown Sun - Jul 31 2014]
Scientists discover the moon is shaped like a l... [Published The Verge - Jul 31 2014]
Mystery of lemon-shaped Moon solved [Published BBC - Jul 30 2014]
Star Citizen Alpha/Early Thoughts [Published Sound & Vision - Jul 26 2014]
Destiny - Bungie - Beta access, download, prelo... [Published Expert Reviews - Jul 25 2014]
History and mystery [Published Elmira Independent - Jul 23 2014]
More than a peep into mysteries of the universe [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 21 2014]
45 years on since mankind took that GIANT STEP ... [Published The Register - Jul 21 2014]
Statue call for 'Big Bang' bishop [Published BBC - Jul 20 2014]
Asteroids named for 2 ASU professors [Published AZ Family - Jul 19 2014]
MYSTERIOUS BISHOP: Father of British science to... [Published Catholic Online - Jul 18 2014]
Asteroids named after 2 ASU faculty members [Published KTAR.com - Jul 18 2014]
Asteroids named for 2 ASU faculty members [Published Arizona Business Magazine - Jul 17 2014]
2 asteroids named after ASU profs [Published KPHO Phoenix - Jul 17 2014]
Call to honour ‘forgotten’ bishop who changed c... [Published Catholic Herald - Jul 17 2014]
Celebrating Apollo 11 – the UA’s Role in the Fi... [Published University of Arizona - Jul 17 2014]
Campaign to be launched for Robert Grosseteste ... [Published The Lincolnite - Jul 15 2014]
Campaign to erect statue of Bishop Robert Gross... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Jul 15 2014]
Folkestone bands perform at Quarterhouse in new... [Published Kent on Sunday - Jul 15 2014]
Golden Age Cinema presents 'Alien: Director's C... [Published Four Thousand - Jul 15 2014]
Public To Vote On Names For Exoplanets [Published Slashdot - Jul 13 2014]
Public to get to vote on names for exoplanets [Published ArsTechnica - Jul 13 2014]
Keeping an eye on passing asteroids [Published Bathurst Western Advocate - Jul 13 2014]
What a star: Asteroid named after Country Day boy [Published Detroit News - Jul 13 2014]
Mercury's battle-scarred surface hides secret [Published Brantford Expositor - Jul 11 2014]
Planet named for BHS grad [Published Examiner Enterprise - Jul 10 2014]
A Look at Apocalypse Prophecies of Isaac Newton... [Published Epoch Times - Jul 08 2014]
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"Meteorite Men" Star Geoff Notkin Unveiling Exh... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jun 17 2014]
Tucson, AZ, June 17, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Television host and meteorite expert Geoff Notkin will be at Challenger Space Center Arizona on Saturday, June 28 to unveil several new pieces being added to his exhibit, "They Came From Outer Space." The event ...
From 9 to 8 to… 10? [Published Right Thinking - Jun 13 2014]
WTF? After they demoted Pluto to a planetoid, are they about to tell us that there are two other planets in our solar system ? Remember when they told us we had 9 planets in our solar system and that was settled? Let me tell you something: science is ...
The Worldship of 1953 [Published Centauri Dreams - Jun 12 2014]
Les Shepherd’s 1952 paper “Interstellar Flight” appears in the Journal of the British Interplanetary Society,” a fitting place given Shepherd’s active involvement in the organization. He would, in fact, serve the BIS as its chairman, first succeeding ...
Watch online as asteroid 2014 KH39 passes at ab... [Published EarthSky - Jun 02 2014]
<img src="http://en.es-static.us/upl/2014/06/asteroid-2014-KH39-Virtual-Telescope-Project-e1401728427423.jpg" alt="Here is near-Earth asteroid 2014 KH39, caught while approaching Earth on June 1, 2014.Image via the Virtual Telescope. This image is a ...
DailyDirt: Out Into Space [Published Techdirt - May 22 2014]
The promise of large-scale human expansion into space has been around for a long time, and we've already passed countless fiction-proposed deadlines for such a development. Still, while we're not living in moon cities as many may have predicted, we're ...
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