Friday, March 30, 2018

MAR 30, 2018 - 8:00 AM ET - 10 SPACE & SCIENCE ARTICLES

*"Image of the Day. Tuesday, March 27, 2018: As wildfires broke out in southern 

Florida last week, NASA's Aqua satellite captured this view of the smoke plumes 

from space. This image taken on Friday (March 23) shows three fires that were 

believed to have started during a lightning storm on Wednesday (March 21). The 

Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument on the 

Aqua satellite detected several additional "hot spots," or actively burning areas, 

which are outlined in red." — Hanneke Weitering.

By the Staff. March 29, 2018, 09:54 am ET.

Credit: NASA/Goddard/Jeff Schmaltz/LANCE/EOSDIS MODIS Rapid Response 


*"A Cancer 'Vaccine' Cured 97% of Tumors in Mice. What's That Mean for 


By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer. livescience. March 29, 2018, 07:13 am ET.

*"Hubble Telescope Captures Cosmic 'Tug-of-War' Between Galaxies."

By Samantha Mathewson, Contributor. March 29, 2018, 11:22 am.

"Two neighboring galaxies appear to be playing a cosmic game of "tug-of-war" 

with an enormous swath of gas and debris."

Credit: D. Nidever et al.; NRAO/AUI/NSF A. Mellinger; LAB Survey; Parkes 

Observatory; Westerbork Observatory; Arecibo Observatory; STScI.

*"How Many Stars Are in the Milky Way?

By Elizabeth Howell,, Contributor. March 29, 2018, 09:40 pm ET.

*"Crashing Chinese Space Station Will Go Down Shooting — Fireballs."

By Elizabeth Howell, Live Science, Contributor. March 29, 2018, 06:58 am ET.

*"Leather expert helps TV crew uncover ‘amazing’ new Tutankhamun evidence.

A TV documentary featuring a University of Northampton researcher’s attempts 

to recreate Tutankhamun’s leather armour has revealed new evidence suggesting 

the boy king saw battle.

Specialized photography has shown definite signs of wear on the 3000-year-old 

original – raising questions over the image of King Tut as feeble."

Wednesday 28 March 2018.

"King Tutankhamun lived between roughly 1343 B.C. and 1323 B.C."

Credit: Jaroslav Moravcik/Shutterstock. 

*"Gas Giants: Facts About the Outer Planets."

By Elizabeth Howell,, Contributor. March 29, 2018, 10:00 pm ET.

*"Exoplanets: Worlds Beyond Our Solar System.

By Elizabeth Howell, Contributor. March 29, 2018, 09:47 pm ET.

*"Newfound Alien Planet is a Metal-Heavy Cannonball."

By Charles Q. Choi,, Contributor. March 29, 2018, 11:24 am ET.

"A Mercury-like planet the size of Earth orbits 100 times closer to its star, K2-

229, than Earth does the sun."

Credit: L. Cal├žada/ESO.

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