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Mount Pleasant, Vancouver. A lot of cool shops and cafes here now. 🙂
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The Juno spacecraft orbiting Jupiter has been sending back some beautiful new views of Jupiters north and south poles, not seen before in detail until now. This is still very early in the mission and there will be many more and better ones to come! The intricate swirls of storms and other clouds make the...
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Updated to MacOS Sierra. 😊
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It has been 14 months since the New Horizons spacecraft flew past Pluto and its moons, but data still continues to come in, and new discoveries are still being made. The dwarf planet has surprised scientists by its geological activity, for the most part unexpected for such a small, cold body. Now two new results...
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I have my iPhone 7 Plus ordered, but it may not be shipped until November I was told. 😒 But once it is, 😊.
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Lakes and snowmelt-fed streams on Mars formed much later than previously thought possible, according to new findings using data primarily from a NASA orbiter.
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Pluto's possible subsurface ocean may be more than 100 kilometres deep!
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Just saw this in my local newspaper today, in a section where people are asked a question about current issues. The question this week was "Is the science clear on climate change?" The first response, out of five, from an older woman:

"No, Satan is in charge of this yucky system of things (for now). We're going to go through a great tribulation."

Science denialism at its best, ugh. 
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Cassini is one of the most ambitious effort in planetary space exploration ever mounted. A joint endeavour of NASA, ESA and the Italian space agency, Cassini is a sophisticated spacecraft exploring the Saturnian system since 2004.
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NASA will host a teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Monday, Sept. 26, to present new findings from images captured by the agency’s Hubble Space Telescope of Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa.
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For the first time, x-rays have been detected around Pluto, as seen by Chandra (inset image). Image Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research...
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freelance space writer
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I am a freelance space writer with a life-long passion for space exploration and astronomy. I started my blog The Meridiani Journal in 2005, which is a chronicle of planetary exploration. In 2011, I started writing about space on a freelance basis, and now also currently write for The Spaceflight GroupAmericaSpace and Examiner.com. I have also written for Universe Today, have been published in The Mars Quarterly and have done supplementary writing for the well-known iOS app Exoplanet for iPhone and iPad.

You can also find me on TwitterFacebookGoogle+TumblrLinkedInPinterestFlickrInstagram and YouTube.

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Survived a lung collapse at birth and both a bus crash and motorcycle accident when I was a teenager.
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First Evidence of Changes on a Super-Earth - SpaceRef
spaceref.com

For the first time, researchers led by the University of Cambridge have detected atmospheric variability on a rocky planet outside the solar

NASA Holds Google+ Hangout on Cassini's Findings at Saturn - NASA Jet Pr...
www.jpl.nasa.gov

NASA will host a Google+ Hangout at 12:30 p.m. PST (3:30 p.m. EST) on Wednesday, Dec. 4, to discuss images of Saturn taken by the agency's C

Orbital’s Cygnus 1 spacecraft completes Cygnus Orb-D1 mission, departs S...
spaceflightinsider.com

After spending some 23 days, at the International Space Station (ISS) Orbital Sciences Corporation's Cygnus 1 spacecraft Orb D1 has been an

The Spaceflight Group
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Founded in 2013 by experts within the space community.

WTF Is This Weird Web-Tower Thing? We Asked Around. No One Knows. - Wire...
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Something in the Peruvian Amazon is making weird, intricate structures that resemble white picket fences surrounding an Isengard-like spire.

These Patterns Move, But It’s All an Illusion
blogs.smithsonianmag.com

What happens when your eyes and brain don't agree?

This Mind-Bending, Colorful Photo Mosaic is Actually a Single Photograph...
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Check out this colorful photo mosaic created by photographer Bela Borsodi for the cover of the album "Terrain" by VLP (you can find a larger

Are These the Faces of Our Far-Future Descendents? : DNews
news.discovery.com

While the future of mankind is unknowable, illustrator Nickolay Lamm has produced a set of imaginative evolutionary changes to the human fac

Animal services rescues dogs used for 'trunking'
www.local10.com

Miami-Dade County Animal Services rescues a group of dogs believed to be used for trunking, a practice where the animals are locked in the t

Robot Finds Mysterious Spheres in Ancient Temple : DNews
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Hundreds of spheres suggest rituals were performed beneath an ancient pyramid in Mexico.

Dinosaurs in Australia: Fright at the museum (VIDEO) — RT
rt.com

The reopening of an Australian Museum of Natural History has been a real thrill for visitors. Some of the delighted and rather frightened gu

It May Look Like a Hoax, But This Photo of a Rare Lynx Is Apparently Rea...
www.theblaze.com

The Canadian lynx is a rare and elusive animal. But one captured by a motion-sensing camera in Banff Park in Alberta, Canada has wildlife bi

Martian Soil
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All the fresh dirt on the planet Mars.

Who's Praying For Their Enemies to Get Breast Cancer?
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A women's prayer group is praying for their fellow women fighting for a secular military to get incurable breast cancer

Facebook Tells Mother: Remove Photos of Down Syndrome Child
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A North Carolina mother was told by Facebook that photos of her Down Syndrome son at a Special Olympics event violated the social media site

Some justice at last, for space-loving teen podcaster paralyzed by bulli...
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Mark Frauenfelder Cory Doctorow David Pescovitz Xeni Jardin Editors. Rob Beschizza Managing Editor. Maggie Koerth-Baker Science Editor. Jaso

Kitten Marshmallow: 4 weeks old and counting
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Marshmallow was born on March 1st with low birth weight (~60% of the normal expected weight at about 66g or 2.3 oz). A month later, Marshy i

Interview with Kepler Scientist Darin Ragozzine
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In this interview, Universe Today Senior Editor Nancy Atkinson interviews Darin Ragozzine, one of the scientists working on NASA's Kepler mi

One Man Stops, Dozens of Others Walk Past Shivering Dog
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Another sad phone call concerning a tiny dog dumped in a park. “She really looks sad and frightened. Have you got time to come out here?” Ho

LISTEN TO YOUR HEART ~ Mike Rowland, Film by Ruedi & Priska Abbühl
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PlanetSave: http://www.planetsave.com/ GreenpeaceUSA: http://www.youtube.com/greenpeaceusa Credit for this beautiful Emperor Penguin film be