U.S., Russian, Japanese crew blasts off for space station
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A trio of U.S. and Japanese astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut blasted off from Kazakhstan on Sunday for a two-day trip to the International Space Station, a NASA TV broadcast showed.
Rocket rumbles give volcanic insights
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Scientists install sensors at the Kennedy Space Center that would normally be used to monitor volcanoes.
29 groups analyzed the same data set, apparently in many different ways - Decision Science News
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CROWDSOURCING RESEARCH We have been meaning to post, for quite some time, about this very interesting report from Nature entitled Crowdsourced research: Many hands make tight work. In it, the authors describe how a finding of theirs didn?t hold up when re-analyzed by the Uri Simonsohn. Instead of digging in their heels, they admitted Uri ?
The 10th Anniversary of Zero
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For us, one of the special features of 2017 is that it marks the 10th anniversary of Zero Anthropology. We are now officially past 10 years of age, and part of the review that follows will highlight some of our achievements. In early October, we passed our 10 year mark. The site began as “Open?
California Has Nearly Hit A Record On Wildfire Spending -- Halfway Through Its Budget Year
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“The state will always have the money it needs," a fire official said.
Evadot Podcast #109 ? EAA Chapters and the Future of Aviation with David
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Guest: David Leiting Jr. David is a lifelong aviation enthusiast and one of the newer members of the EAA staff. We chat about all sorts of things from playing Airventure as a kid to looking 20 years into the future.
Meet the researchers who used TV episodes of CSI to train artificial intelligence
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Federal lawmakers want to have a say in defining artificial intelligence. Researchers are now using TV shows to feed the predictive capability of an AI system. Google said in recent days it?s openi?
SpaceX 1st: Recycled rocket soars with recycled capsule
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - SpaceX racked up another first on Friday, launching a recycled rocket with a recycled capsule on a grocery run for NASA. The unmanned Falcon rocket blasted off with a just-in-time-for-Christmas delivery for the International Space Station, taking flight again after a six-month turnaround. On board was a Dragon supply ship, also a second-time flier. It was NASA's first use of a reused Falcon rocket and only the second of a previously flown Dragon. Within 10 minutes of
Das Astrodicticum-Simplex-Adventskalenderrätsel: Hinweis 17
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Tag 17, Hinweis 17. Die Regeln könnt ihr hier nochmal nachlesen. Wer mir heute das Lösungswort schickt, nimmt mit 8 Losen an der Verlosung teil. 154660 Alle bisherigen Hinweise findet ihr hier.
Child burials, small Artemis statue among new discoveries in Egypt's Aswan
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The Swedish-Egyptian mission working in the Gebal El-Silsila area has uncovered four intact burials of children, while the Austrian mission at Kom Ombo?s archaeological hill discovered a large segment of a First Intermediate Period cemetery, and the Egyptian-Swiss mission working in the old town of Aswan has unearthed a small incomplete statue that probably depicts Greek goddess Artemis.
Der p-Wert hat Bewährung
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In vielen Wissenschaften, so auch in den Gesundheitswissenschaften, ist der p-Wert ein statistisches Universalwerkzeug. Man entscheidet damit darüber, ob da etwas ist oder nicht. Kurz zur Rekapitul…
BDRM 2018 call for papers - Decision Science News
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BDRM SUBMISSION DEADLINE DECEMBER 29, 2017 What: Behavioral Decision Research in Management (BDRM) Conference When: June 7-9, 2018 Where: Harvard Business School, Harvard University Submission Deadline: December 29, 2017 CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS: Max Bazerman, Alison Wood Brooks, Ryan Buell, Francesca Gino, Leslie John, Elizabeth Keenan, Anat Keinan, Julia Minson, Mike Norton, Todd Rogers, and Shelle Santana ?
Limestone karstic scenery - in 60 seconds
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Have you tried modelling the chemical weathering of limestone? Try the Earthlearningidea 'Karstic scenery - in 60 seconds'
Indonesian island found to be unusually rich in cave paintings
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A tiny Indonesian island, previously unexplored by archaeologists, has been found to be unusually rich in ancient cave paintings following a study by researchers from The Australian National University (ANU). The team uncovered a total of 28 rock art sites dating from at least 2,500 years ago on the island of Kisar which measures just 81 square kilometres and lies north of Timor-Leste.
Ancient faeces reveal parasites described in earliest Greek medical texts
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Earliest archaeological evidence of intestinal parasitic worms infecting the ancient inhabitants of Greece confirms descriptions found in writings associated with Hippocrates, the early physician and ?father of Western medicine?. ..
Mark Your Calendar for Ubin Day and Festival of Biodiversity
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The month of June is an exciting time for TeamSeaGrass as we look forward to be part of two major events that celebrates some of our mo...
Postdoc positions in Computational Social Science at Microsoft Research in New York City - Decision Science News
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The Computational Social Science group at MSR is hiring post-docs and interns. Deadline for post-doc applications is January 1.
A flat-Earther's plan to launch himself in a homemade rocket just hit a speed bump
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A California man who planned to launch himself 1,800 feet high in a homemade rocket said he is postponing the experiment.
Sun May Be Dimming: NASA To Confirm Declining Luminosity Using SpaceX's Payload
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Data obtained by NASA's Total Solar Irradiance Sensor showed sun is entering a 11-year cyclic electromagnetic output low and this could continue diminishing over time.
Soyuz blasts off for station while SpaceX cargo ship closes in
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A Soyuz spacecraft carried three station crewmen to orbit Sunday while a SpaceX cargo ship closed in
TPSC Tripura PSC | Syllabus | Eligibility Criteria| Pattern l Salary
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Public Service Commission of Tripura is the state agency authorized to read full TPSC Tripura PSC | Syllabus | Eligibility Criteria| Pattern l Salary
Science Factory offers family fun in busy holiday season
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EUGENE, Ore. - It was one of the busiest days of the year for the Science Factory in Eugene, when the museum held their Holiday Open House, welcoming all free of charge, giving families the opportunity for fun and a learning experience.Science Factory empl
'Jurassic World' discovery: Scientists uncover partially-preserved DINOSAUR-like corpse
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SCIENTISTS have discovered a partially-preserved corpse that resembles a dinosaur with flesh still on its bones in India.
AJJ Presentation - Tachinomiya: Photo Exhibition as Research Method
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I will be presenting about the Tachinomiya photo exhibition at the Anthropology of Japan in Japan (AJJ) 2017 Fall Meeting at Doshisha U...
Great Arizona ShakeOut Results
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The Great Arizona ShakeOut enrolled more 111,000 people. To learn more you'll have to join us at our new blog environment.
Great Arizona ShakeOut Results
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The Great Arizona ShakeOut enrolled more 111,000 people. To learn more you'll have to join us at our new blog environment.
Daily Geology Photos ? March 30
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A summary of photos posted on flickr today, tagged with ?geology.? Displayed below are 100 geology-related photos were added to flickr today.
Daily Geology Photos ? June 23
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A summary of photos posted on flickr today, tagged with ?geology.? Displayed below are 100 geology-related photos were added to flickr today.
Daily Geology Photos ? June 20
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A summary of photos posted on flickr today, tagged with ?geology.? Displayed below are 38 geology-related photos were added to flickr today.
Daily Geology Photos ? June 19
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A summary of photos posted on flickr today, tagged with ?geology.? Displayed below are 100 geology-related photos were added to flickr today.
Great Arizona ShakeOut Results
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The Great Arizona ShakeOut enrolled more 111,000 people. To learn more you'll have to join us at our new blog environment.
Quizzr December 17 'Sports Quiz' - Leaderboard
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The leaderboard will be published here shortly after the quiz is over.
Does Pentagon still have a UFO program? The answer is a bit mysterious
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The Pentagon acknowledged on Saturday that its long-secret UFO investigation program ended in 2012, when U.S. defense officials shifted attention and funding to other priorities.
Waddling into history: huge ancient penguin inhabited New Zealand
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Scientists have unearthed in New Zealand fossil bones of what might be the heavyweight champion of the penguin world, a bird nearly 6 feet tall (1.77 meters) that thrived 55 to 60 million years ago, relatively soon after the demise of the dinosaurs.
Sonntagsklassik
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Einen schönen 3. Advent allen LeserInnen. Morgen geht es auf die Zielgerade, eine Woche noch bis die meisten das alljährliche Feiertags-, Familien- und Völlereiprogramm abzuleisten haben, sich hern…
Uh, So the Pentagon Spent $22 Million on a Mysterious UFO Analysis Program
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The X-Files are real, y’all. No, seriously, here is some wild news for anyone who, like me, cried at the end of Arrival, or perhaps fears that one day aliens will roll on through planet Earth and absolutely wreck our shit.
Moon Rocket Thrust! NASA Tests Powerful Engine with 3D-Printed Part
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NASA successfully test fired a powerful RS-25 rocket engine for the agency's new Space Launch System megarocket this week. The engine included a 3D-printed part.
When science textbooks become graphic novels
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A Pune-based NGO is producing six graphic novels that aim to inculcate a scientific temper
Mark Dion: The Science of Art
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?Misadventures of a 21st-Century Naturalist? isn?t comprehensive, but it offers a good overview of Mark Dion?s art. Viewers get an introduction to his primary method: gathering objects?whether on a self-conducted excavation or through the more casual means of collecting?and arranging them according to varying logics to create meticulous tableaux, often in the form of cabinets. At the heart of this practice is a challenging but fruitful contradiction: Dion is a dedicated artist and environmentali