NASA Just Found a Lost Spacecraft – Gizmodo

NASA Just Found a Lost Spacecraft – Gizmodo

Photo credit: NASA If movies about space have taught us anything, it’s that no one can hear you scream. If you get lost in space, nobody’s going to find you. Unless you’re a spacecraft with a direct link to NASA. Then, there is hope for you yet. STEREO-B, from the Solar and Terrestrial Relations Observatory […]

This Tree Started Growing During the Viking Age – Live Science

Europe’s oldest officially dated tree has been uncovered in Greece, and despite living more than a millennium (and counting!), it doesn’t look a day over 200. The tree, dubbed “Adonis” by the scientists who discovered it, is a Bosnian pine (Pinus heldreichii) that took root in A.D. 941, high in the Pindus […]

[ August 23, 2016 ] One of NASA’s cleanest spacecraft ever is ready to fly Atlas 5 – Spaceflight Now

[ August 23, 2016 ] One of NASA’s cleanest spacecraft ever is ready to fly Atlas 5 – Spaceflight Now

A member of the OSIRIS-REx team prepares the spacecraft for launch Sept. 8. The Atlas 5 rocket’s payload fairing is in the background. Credit: Ben Cooper/Launchphotography.com Five years after winning $1 billion from NASA to mount the first U.S. asteroid sample return mission, scientists and engineers will get their last look at the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft […]

Watch: Andrew Benintendi’s Home-Run Robbing Catch – CBS Local

Watch: Andrew Benintendi’s Home-Run Robbing Catch – CBS Local

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — David Price was good, even better because of a rookie’s nifty glove work. Boston’s ace won his third straight decision Monday night, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 with a huge assist from Andrew Benintendi’s home run-robbing catch that helped Price limit his old team to just two hits over […]

Freese thrown out at 2nd base to end Pirates’ loss to Astros – USA TODAY

Freese thrown out at 2nd base to end Pirates’ loss to Astros – USA TODAY

(Photo: The Associated Press) PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates infielder David Freese got a two-year contract extension Monday, then made the final out on a baserunning blunder in a game hours later. Doug Fister pitched seven scoreless innings of three-hit ball, Teoscar Hernandez hit a two-run homer and the Houston Astros beat the Pirates 3-1 on […]

Science|Seeing Through to a Mouse’s Nervous System – New York Times

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