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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

APR 3, 2018 - 8:00 AM ET - 10 SPACE & SCIENCE ARTICLES

*On Google's search page today: Google Doodle celebrates "John Harrison's 

325th birthday."

John Harrison.

Clockmaker.


Credit: en.wikipedia.org.


Credit: google.com.

"John Harrison was a self-educated English carpenter and clockmaker who 

invented a marine chronometer, a long-sought-after device for solving the 

problem of calculating longitude while at sea. Wikipedia.

Born: March 24, 1693, Foulby, United Kingdom.

Died: March 24, 1776, London, United Kingdom.

Nationality: British.

Residence: Red Lion Square, London, United Kingdom.

Awards: Copley Medal.

Children: William Harrison."

*"Why the 'Condom Snorting Challenge' Is Not Just Gross — It's Dangerous."

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer. livescience. April 2, 2018, 01:56 pm ET.



*"Used SpaceX Dragon Launches NASA Cargo to Space Station on Pre-flown 

Rocket."

By Hanneke Weitering, Space.com, Staff Writer. April 2, 2018, 04:49 pm ET.


*"This 4,000-Year-Old Mummy Just Solved a Century-Old Mystery."

By Rafi Letzter, Staff Writer. livescience. April 2, 2018, 11:08 am ET.



*"Farewell, Tiangong-1: Chinese Space Station Meets Fiery Doom Over South 

Pacific"

By Mike Wall, Space.com, Senior Writer. April 1, 2018, 09:29 pm ET.



*"The Chinese Space Station Narrowly Missed Landing in the World's Largest 

'Spacecraft Cemetery.'"

By Brandon Specktor, Senior Writer. livescience. April 2, 2018. 02:49 pm ET.



*"CBS/AP April 2, 2018, 11:09 AM. Tiangong 1: Chinese satellite falls to Earth, 

mostly burns up on re-entry." https://www.cbsnews.com.



"In this TV grab taken from CCTV (China Central Television) on 2 April 2018, 

Tiangong-1, China's experimental space lab, re-enters the Earth's atmosphere."  

AP.



*"The biomechanics of tiny parrot hops | Science News." - YouTube.



*"A Cosmic Work of Art.


"A star-forming region in the Milky Way resembles a Van Gogh painting in this 

stellar view from the European Space Agency's Herschel space observatory. The 

image reveals a web of gas filaments, which astronomers believe are responsible 

for creating new stars. This region is located 7,500 light-years away in the 

neighborhood of the Carina Nebula."

Credit: ESA/PACS/SPIRE/Hi-GAL/UNIMAP/L. Piazzo/La Sapienza/E. 

Schisano/G. Li Causi/IAPS/INAF.

*"Top Science News | April 2, 2018." - YouTube.




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