25 burning questions about solar eclipses, answered – WTSP 10 News

25 burning questions about solar eclipses, answered – WTSP 10 News

The sun is seen partially covered by the moon on Easter Island, 3700 km off the Chilean coast in the Pacific Ocean, on July 11, 2010. A total solar eclipse began its 11,000 kilometer (6,800 mile) arc over the Pacific Sunday. (Photo: MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images, 2010 AFP) The most hyped solar eclipse in American history […]

Google just did something amazing in space – BABW News

Google just did something amazing in space – BABW News

Google has been going beyond paved roads and allowing users to tour the Great Barrier Reef and other landmarks, and they’ve just added a new one to the list: the International Space Station. Google announced last week that its map imagery tool known as Street View will allow everyone to get an in-depth look from […]

48 years after man stepped on the moon – Iowa State Daily

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong made his famous first step on the moon. On the 48th anniversary of that day, visitors at Space Center Houston heard from the men and women who made spaceflight possible in its earliest days. Through Space Center Houston’s Thought Leader Series, visitors had the opportunity […]

Nine things to know about sharks – Wicked Local Acton

Before you dive into the shark-infested airwaves or start planning that Jaws movie marathon, here are nine things to know about these little known marine predators. Alice Coyle acoyle@wickedlocal.com @accoyleWL Shark Week, the Discovery Channel’s annual homage to great whites, hammerheads and other shark species, begins Sunday, July 23. Now in […]

Creating the largest neutrino detectors in the world – Phys.Org

Creating the largest neutrino detectors in the world – Phys.Org

Physical Sciences Laboratory electronics technician Andy Arbuckle soldering 150 micron CuBe wire on the anode panel assembly (APA). Four underground detector modules in South Dakota will each be two-thirds the size of a football field and comprise 150 APAs. Credit: UW-Madison Physical Sciences Laboaratory A new era in neutrino physics in the United States is […]

Ground broken on US subatomic particle experiment sites – SFGate

BATAVIA, Ill. (AP) — Ground has been broken on the site of a physics experiment that would send subatomic particles 800 miles underground from the Chicago suburbs to South Dakota.   Friday afternoon’s groundbreaking for the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility was held simultaneously at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Illinois, and Sanford Lab in South […]

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