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I went hunting for willow seeds in the home of Winnie-the-Pooh

Willow trees in the UK are potentially at risk from rising disease outbreaks, so efforts are underway to bank their seeds
Categories: Astronomy

I went hunting for willow seeds in the home of Winnie-the-Pooh

New Scientist Space - Cosmology - 2 hours 48 min ago
Willow trees in the UK are potentially at risk from rising disease outbreaks, so efforts are underway to bank their seeds
Categories: Astronomy

Space Photos: The Most Amazing Images This Week!

Space.com - 4 hours 42 min ago
Here are our picks for the most amazing space photos of the week.
Categories: Astronomy

Top Space Stories of the Week!

Space.com - 5 hours 4 min ago
These are the top space stories this week from Space.com.
Categories: Astronomy

RS Puppis

APOD - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 12:00pm

Pulsating


Categories: Astronomy, NASA

Dark Skies: Turn on the Night

APOD - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 12:00pm

Have you ever experienced a really dark night sky?


Categories: Astronomy, NASA

Anemic Spiral NGC 4921 from Hubble

APOD - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 12:00pm

How far away is spiral galaxy NGC 4921?


Categories: Astronomy, NASA

Young Star Cluster Trumpler 14 from Hubble

APOD - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 12:00pm

Why does star cluster Trumpler 14 have so many bright stars?


Categories: Astronomy, NASA

Rho Ophiuchi Wide Field

APOD - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 12:00pm

The colorful clouds surrounding the star system Rho Ophiuchi


Categories: Astronomy, NASA

Ash and Lightning above an Icelandic Volcano

APOD - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 12:00pm

Why did a picturesque


Categories: Astronomy, NASA

Atlas, Daphnis, and Pan

APOD - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 12:00pm

Atlas, Daphnis, and Pan


Categories: Astronomy, NASA

On This Day in Space! May 18, 1969: Apollo 10 Launches for Lunar Landing Dress Rehearsal

Space.com - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 7:57am
On May 18, 1969, Apollo 10 launched on a mission to the moon. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space videos series!
Categories: Astronomy

SpaceX Is Building a 'Starship' Rocket Prototype in Florida, Too

Space.com - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 7:45am
SpaceX hopes a little friendly competition will improve the design of its Mars spaceship.
Categories: Astronomy

Caught Speeding: Illinois Patrol Cop Spies Blazing Fireball (Video)

Space.com - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 7:43am
An Illinois police officer on a routine trip earlier this month saw a fireball suddenly light up the sky in front of the car's dashboard camera.
Categories: Astronomy

Snoopy to the Moon! Apollo 10 Commander Looks Back on Historic Flight 50 Years Ago

Space.com - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 7:41am
Fifty years ago today, NASA's Apollo 10 mission rocketed to the moon — but never landed. This lunar landing dress rehearsal was critical in making sure that Apollo 11 was successful.
Categories: Astronomy

Here's Three Free Posters Celebrate NASA's Apollo Anniversaries (and Space.com's, Too!)

Space.com - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 7:34am
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of NASA's groundbreaking Apollo program — and the 20th anniversary of Space.com — with a set of three free posters!
Categories: Astronomy

Watch the Blue Moon of May 2019 Rise Today in a Live Webcast!

Space.com - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 7:31am
You can watch the "Blue Moon" rise live over Rome in a broadcast from the Virtual Telescope Project. Tune in today (May 18) to see the show, starting at 1:45 p.m. EDT (1745 GMT).
Categories: Astronomy

Funding crisis threatens crucial UK ocean monitoring project

New Scientist Space - Cosmology - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 4:00am
The array of moorings monitoring a weakening in the Atlantic conveyor belt risk being left in the lurch when funding expires in 2020, leaving key questions about the climate unanswered
Categories: Astronomy

Funding crisis threatens crucial UK ocean monitoring project

New Scientist Space - Space Headlines - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 4:00am
The array of moorings monitoring a weakening in the Atlantic conveyor belt risk being left in the lurch when funding expires in 2020, leaving key questions about the climate unanswered
Categories: Astronomy

Scientists have finally worked out what screaming sounds like

New Scientist Space - Cosmology - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 4:00am
Can you tell the difference between a scream and a whistle? Most people consider rough, high-pitched noises a scream – and 70 per cent were tricked by a whistle
Categories: Astronomy