Wednesday, April 11, 2018

APR 11, 2018 - 8:00 AM ET - 13 SPACE & SCIENCE ARTICLES

*"Spanish Inventions." - (english subtitles) - YouTube.


*"A Man Ate the 'World's Hottest' Pepper. Then the 'Thunderclap' Headaches 


By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer. April 9, 2018, 06:30 pm ET.

*"Elon Musk Shows Off 'Tool' for Mars-Colonizing Spaceship (Photo)."

By Mike Wall, Senior Writer. April 9, 2018, 02:47 pm ET.

"SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk posted this photo on Instagram on April 8, 

2018. It shows "the main body tool" for the company's Mars-colonizing BFR 

spaceship, along with a Tesla car for scale."

Credit: Elon Musk/SpaceX/Instagram.

*"85,000-Year-Old Finger Bone May Rewrite the Story of Human Migration Out of 


By Laura Geggel, Senior Writer. April 9, 2018, 02:17 pm ET.

"The 85,000-year-old fossilized finger bone — likely the middle part of the middle 

finger — that belonged to a modern human."

Credit: Ian Cartwright.

*"There's a Lot of Sperm on the International Space Station Right Now. 

Scientists will thaw the sperm, according to a NASA statement, and then study it 

to see how weightlessness affects its ability to move and prepare to fuse with an 


By Rafi Letzter, Staff Writer. April 9, 2018, 09:24 am ET.

"Astronauts Scott Tingle (left) and Norishige Kanai watch the SpaceX Dragon 

cargo craft arrive, carrying a cargo of frozen sperm (among other things)."

Credit: NASA.

*"What Happens If IV Saline Is Replaced with Formaldehyde? A woman in 

Russia died after doctors allegedly gave her an IV drip containing a formaldehyde 

solution instead of saline, according to news reports."

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer. April 10, 2018, 06:55 am ET.

Credit: Shutterstock.

*"Hubble Telescope Discovers a Light-Bending 'Einstein Ring' in Space."

By Elizabeth Howell, Contributor. April 10, 2018, 07:24 am ET.

*"SpaceX Not to Blame for Zuma Spy-Satellite Launch Failure: Report."

By Mike Wall, Senior Writer. April 10, 2018, 07:00 am ET.

*"Could Isaac Asimov's Planet Where Nightfall Almost Never Comes Really 


By Charles Q. Choi, Contributor. April 9, 2018, 06:06 am ET.

"In Isaac Asimov's "Nightfall," the alien planet Kalgash is a planet with five suns 

that sees nightfall only once every 2,049 years. This simulation of that system by 

astrophysicist Sean Raymond finds that night would fall every two months, not 


Credit: Sean Raymond/Black hole visualization courtesy of Paramount/Universal.

*"If 'Oumuamua Is an Alien Spacecraft, It's Keeping Quiet So Far."

By Laura Geggel, Senior Writer. April 10, 2018, 03:41 pm ET.

*"This Mysterious Marijuana Syndrome Is Relieved by Hot Showers."

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer. April 9, 2018, 06:49 am ET.

*"65 Pounds of Plastic Trash Tore This Whale Apart from the Inside."

By Brandon Specktor, Senior Writer. April 10, 2018, 02:45 pm 


*"'Hole' in the Sun Spawns Powerful Solar Wind; Could Amp Up Auroras."

By Samantha Mathewson, Contributor. April 10, 2018, 11:17 am ET.

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