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  • 2010
  • Apr
  • 25

Stay home ET. UK scientist: Aliens may pose risks (AP)


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Ruth contributed this story posted over at Yahoo!. An excerpt follows:

FILE - This April 5, 2010 file photo shows astrophysicist Stephen Hawking of England presenting a lecture titled, 'Out of a Black Hole' at Texas A&M in College Station, Texas. Hawking says aliens are out there, but it could be too dangerous for humans to interact with extraterrestial life. The Discovery Channel said Sunday, April 25, 2010 it will broadcast 'Stephen Hawking's Universe' in Britain next month. (AP Photo/Dave Einsel)AP - British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking says aliens are out there, but it could be too dangerous for humans to interact with extraterrestrial life.


  • 2010
  • Apr
  • 22

Your backyard could be a wildlife habitat


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An Anonymous Reader came across this article featured on USA Today. A selection follows:

Certification by the National Wildlife Federation imparts a feeling of stewardship for homeowners meeting criteria to make their properties hospitable to wildlife. Enrollment in the 37-year-old backyard certification program has grown by 400% since 2003.



  • 2010
  • Apr
  • 20

Cloudy Skies, Rain Delay Shuttle Discovery’s Return to Earth


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Susan turns us on to this attention-grabbing discourse submitted on Space.com. A sample follows:

A gloomy mix of low clouds and rain delayed the space shuttle Discovery’s planned return to Earth Monday.

  • 2010
  • Apr
  • 15

Hubble’s 20 Years: Time for 20/20 Vision


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Carol stumbled upon a fascinating entry from Universe Today. The article reads:

"And we have liftoff, liftoff of the Space Shuttle Endeavor, on an ambitious mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope"
Without a doubt, Servicing Mission 1 in early December 1993 was the high point of the Hubble Space Telescope's third and fourth years in space.
For starters, it successfully replaced the high speed photometer instrument with […]

  • 2010
  • Apr
  • 10

Viewing Alert: Hunting The Edge of Space


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Jennifer thought we should link to a fresh report from Universe Today. A sample follows:

The PBS series "Nova" has produced a two-part special in honor of two remarkable anniversaries: the 20th anniversary of the launch of the most famous telescope in history, the Hubble Space Telescope, and the 400th anniversary of the publication of Galileo’s “Starry Messenger,” a book that started a revolution in our understanding of our place […]