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University of Arizona team cheers success of asteroid-contact mission

After more than a decade of work, $800 million and 200 million miles of space travel, it all came down to six seconds. That’s how long OSIRIS-REx spent on the surface of near-Earth asteroid Bennu, collecting a small sample of soil before lifting off again for a return trip to Earth. But those six seconds

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Fake asteroid? NASA expert IDs mystery object as old rocket

The jig may be up for an “asteroid” that’s expected to get nabbed by Earth’s gravity and become a mini moon next month. Instead of a cosmic rock, the newly discovered object appears to be an old rocket from a failed moon-landing mission 54 years ago that’s finally making its way back home, according to

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NAU atmospheric scientist maps CO2 emissions for entire U.S. landscape to help improve environmental policymaking

With intense wildfires in the western United States and frequent, intense hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico, the nation is again affected by extreme weather-related events resulting from climate change. In response, cities, states and regions throughout the country are developing policies to reduce their emissions of greenhouse gases, chiefly carbon dioxide (CO2). Even though

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Creation Science Comes to Prescott

The Arizona Origin Science Association (AZOSA)  has announced that Association President, Dr. Joseph Kezele, M.D.,  will be the  guest speaker at their upcoming meeting Sunday afternoon,  October 11th,  3:45 PM,  at the Liberty Baptist Church, in Williamson Valley.  For those who are new to Creation Science or just curious to learn what it is,  this is an excellent

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Warming shrinks Arctic Ocean ice to 2nd lowest on record

Ice in the Arctic Ocean melted to its second lowest level on record this summer, triggered by global warming along with natural forces, U.S. scientists reported Monday. The extent of ice-covered ocean at the North Pole and extending further south to Alaska, Canada, Greenland and Russia reached its summertime low of 1.4 million square miles

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