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Boulder County residents gear up for climate march in Denver - Boulder Daily Camera
Matt Nicodemus wears his thoughts on his head during the March for Science in downtown Boulder last weekend. (Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer). The People's Climate March takes place in Washington, D.C., on Saturday morning, but a sister event at ...

Long after their bones were gone, Neanderthals' DNA survived in cave - CBS News
DNA from two extinct human relatives ? the Neanderthals, and a mysterious branch of humanity called the Denisovans ? has been detected in the ancient mud of caves, even though those caves hold no fossils of those individuals, new research shows.
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Cassini's First Grand Finale Images Are Stunning?But What Are We Really Looking At? - Gizmodo
It was 11:56 pm Wednesday night when a Deep Space Network receiver picked up a signal from NASA's Cassini orbiter as it emerged from its first trip through the gap between Saturn and the gas giant's rings. In the ensuing data came pictures of the ...

NYT: Climate change impact is happening now. NYT: Eh, maybe not that big a deal. - Washington Post (blog)
The New York Times is very proud of the debut column from Bret Stephens, the op-edder that it recently pulled away from the Wall Street Journal. The newspaper sent out push notifications, emails and the like ? just to circulate ?Climate of Complete ...

NASA is running out of spacesuits and it could jeopardize future missions - Business Insider
A new government audit reveals that NASA is running low on spacesuits and new ones might not be available in time. Astronauts have been using the same suits since 1981. The suit were only designed to last 15 years, but NASA was able to extend the ...

41 humpback whale deaths in Atlantic force fed probe - USA TODAY
ASBURY PARK, N.J. ? An unusually high number of dead humpback whales washing ashore along the Atlantic coast has prompted marine mammal experts to open a federal investigation of the cause. But the cause may never be fully determined, according ...

Mystery Of Antarctica's Blood Falls Is Finally Solved - Forbes
The longstanding mystery surrounding Antarctica's Blood Falls has finally been solved. The deep red falls were first discovered in Antarctica in 1911 where scientists noticed a river had stained the surrounding cliff of ice with a dark red color ...

If Mars Is Colonized, We May Not Need to Ship In the Bricks - New York Times
Soil designed to simulate Martian dirt can be compacted into disks like this, researchers say. Credit Jacobs School of Engineering/UC San Diego. We often wonder if somewhere hidden on Mars are the building blocks for life. But what about building ...

Time travel is 'possible' -- mathematically anyway - CNET
The math backs up Doctor Who's favorite means of travel. TARDIS image by Sceptre, CC BY-SA 2.5; Boomerang Nebula image by ESA/NASA, public domain. Pull out your list of regrets, mistakes and runs of just plain bad luck, because it turns out you can go ...

Forever Stamp to commemorate total eclipse of the sun, debut in Wyoming - KTVQ Billings News
The back of the stamp pane provides a map of the August 21 eclipse path and times it may appear in some locations. You can visit NASA's website to view detailed maps of the eclipse's path. One stamp...

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