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Incredible ‘Moon Glint’ Photo From Space

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Incredible ‘Moon Glint’ Photo From Space

Source: LiveScience/Elizabeth Newbern - February 10, 2016

When an astronaut aboard the International Space Station trained a camera on a picturesque view of the northern Mediterranean Sea, the space flyer instead captured more…

SpaceX to Possibly Attempt Another Ocean Landing

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SpaceX to Possibly Attempt Another Ocean Landing

Source: Digital Trends/Kelly Hodgkins - February 9, 2016

SpaceX will make its next launch attempt and possible ocean landing on February 24 when it is slated to deploy an SES-9 satellite into orbit. more…

Changing Ocean Chemistry: Melting Greenland Ice Sheet May Affect Global Ocean Circulation

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Changing Ocean Chemistry: Melting Greenland Ice Sheet May Affect Global Ocean Circulation

Source: CBC News/Sima Sahar Zerehi - February 8, 2016

The melting of the Greenland ice sheet due to climate change is having an impact on ocean circulation and rising sea levels, according to new more…

Noise Pollution: Underwater Sound May Have Larger Impact on Marine Ecosystems Than Previously Thought

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Noise Pollution: Underwater Sound May Have Larger Impact on Marine Ecosystems Than Previously Thought

Source: Phys.org/University of Southampton - February 5, 2016

Underwater sound linked to human activity could alter the behaviour of seabed creatures that play a vital role in marine ecosystems, according to new research more…

Satellites Could Help Scientists Locate Fish

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Satellites Could Help Scientists Locate Fish

Source: Phys.org/University of Delaware - February 4, 2016

Researchers at the University of Delaware are one step closer to developing an online map that would help Mid-Atlantic fishermen avoid catching Atlantic sturgeon.

The more…

Bringing Technology to Life for Conservation

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Bringing Technology to Life for Conservation

Source: Virgin/Shah Selbe - February 3, 2016

We are living in the midst of a pretty exciting era. Never before has humanity been more educated, more connected, more enabled, or more empowered more…

Microsoft to Test Ocean-Based Underwater Data Centers

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Microsoft to Test Ocean-Based Underwater Data Centers

Source: The New York Times/John Markoff - February 2, 2016

REDMOND, Wash. — Taking a page from Jules Verne, researchers at Microsoft believe the future of data centers may be under the sea.
Microsoft has tested a prototype more…

Boldly Going Where Few Drones Have Gone Before

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Boldly Going Where Few Drones Have Gone Before

Source: Mashable/Stan Schroeder - February 1, 2016

We've seen our fair share of underwater drones before, but drones that are equally nimble in the air and beneath the water's surface are much more rare.

Enter Loon more…

Physicist Braves Bullet for Science

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Physicist Braves Bullet for Science

Source: CNET/Amanda Kooser - January 29, 2016

Andreas Wahl is a daredevil of a scientist. He believes in the power of physics and isn't afraid to put his own body on the more…

Ocean Fertilization Probably Won’t Help Global Warming

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Ocean Fertilization Probably Won’t Help Global Warming

Source: Phys.org/Columbia University - January 28, 2016

Scientists plumbing the depths of the central equatorial Pacific Ocean have found ancient sediments suggesting that one proposed way to mitigate climate warming—fertilizing the oceans more…

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