Data flows from NASA's TESS Mission, leads to discovery of Saturn-sized planet

LakeArrowhead (#1) 111 days ago Science data flows nasas tess mission leads discovery saturn-sized planet All   Discuss  | Add To 
Astronomers who study stars have contributed to the analysis of a planet discovered by NASA's new TESS Mission. It's the first planet identified by TESS for which the oscillations -- 'starquakes' -- of the planet's host star could be measured.

EarthNow promises real-time views of the whole planet from a new satellite constellation

LakeArrowhead (#1) 454 days ago Business earthnow promises real-time views planet satellite constellation All   Discuss  | Add To 
A new space imaging startup called EarthNow aims to provide not just pictures of the planet on demand, but real-time video anywhere a client desires. Its ambition is matched only by its pedigree: Bill Gates, Intellectual Ventures, Airbus, Softbank, and OneWeb founder Greg Wyler are all backing the play.

After Acquiring A Satellite, 'Planet Money' Had To Find The Fuel To Get It In Space

LakeArrowhead (#1) 531 days ago US News acquiring satellite planet money fuel space All   Discuss  | Add To 
Once you get a satellite, you need to find a large tube filled with explosive fuel to take your satellite to space. Luckily, there is fierce competition among rocket makers to give you a lift. In the second of three-part series, Planet Money travels from California to New Zealand to see which rocket with blast their satellite to the stars.

Scientists make the case to restore Pluto's planet status

LakeArrowhead (#1) 850 days ago Science scientists case restore plutos planet status All   Discuss  | Add To 
Kirby Runyon wants to make one thing clear: regardless of what one prestigious scientific organization says to the contrary, Pluto is a planet. So, he says, is Europa, commonly known as a moon of Jupiter, and so is the Earth's moon, and so are more than 100 other celestial bodies in our solar system that are denied this status under the prevailing definition of 'planet.'

Teases First TV Series 'PLANET OF THE APPS'...

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Teases First TV Series 'PLANET OF THE APPS'... (First column, 6th story, link) Related stories:APPLE valued at $700B; Shares close at record high...Leaves some investors in dust...

Team makes planet hunting a group effort, finds more than 100 candidates

LakeArrowhead (#1) 884 days ago Science team planet hunting group effort finds 100 candidates All   Discuss  | Add To 
An international team of astronomers released the largest-ever compilation of exoplanet-detecting observations made using a technique called the radial velocity method. They demonstrated how these observations can be used to hunt for planets by detecting more than 100 potential exoplanets, including one orbiting the fourth-closest star to our own Solar System, which is about 8.1 light years away from Earth.

Surf and Earth: How prawn shopping bags could save the planet

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Bioengineers are trialing how to use shrimp shells to make biodegradable shopping bags, as a ‘green’ alternative to oil-based plastic, and as a new food packaging material to extend product shelf life.

Trump's Paris Renegotiating Plan Is a Bad Deal for the Planet

LakeArrowhead (#1) 1153 days ago World News trumps paris renegotiating plan bad deal planet All   Discuss  | Add To 
Withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement would do nothing to make America great.

Cannes Film Festival -- Grab Our $60,000 Swag Bag ... Save the Planet (PHOTOS)

LakeArrowhead (#1) 1161 days ago Entertainment cannes film festival -- grab 60 000 swag bag save planet photos All   Discuss  | Add To 
Leonardo DiCaprio might not wanna skip out on the $60k in free swag at the Cannes Film Festival celebrity gifting suite because one of the freebies is a $40k solar power system. Score one for climate change! That's only the start in the GBK Lounge…

Global scientific community must secure health of planet, report urges

LakeArrowhead (#1) 1163 days ago Science global scientific community secure health planet report urges All   Discuss  | Add To 
The first annual State of the World's Plants report, which involved more than 80 scientists and took a year to produce, is a baseline assessment of current knowledge on the diversity of plants on earth, the global threats these plants currently face, as well as the policies in place and their effectiveness in dealing with threats.

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