Could sprinkling sand save the Arctic’s shrinking sea ice?


Could sprinkling sand save the Arctic’s shrinking sea ice?  The GuardianEven NASA Isn’t Sure What’s Making These Bizarre Circles in The Arctic  ScienceAlertMysterious Ice Circles In The Arctic Ocean Have Left NASA Scientists Puzzled  The InquisitrFull coverage

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Asteroid Mining could be Trillion Dollar Business: Goldman Sachs


Asteroid Mining could be Trillion Dollar Business: Goldman Sachs  PerfScienceAsteroid Mining for Platinum will produce world’s first trillionaire, says Goldman Sachs  The TeCakeShocking claim about asteroids could change everything  Morning TickerFull coverage

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How TESS will hunt for alien worlds


How TESS will hunt for alien worlds  EarthSkyNow That TESS Is in Orbit, Here’s What Comes Next for NASA’s Exoplanet Hunter  SeekerNASA’s new planet finder is in space. Now what?  Ars TechnicaFull coverage

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Watch how quickly humans are changing the planet in these animations of NASA satellite images


Watch how quickly humans are changing the planet in these animations of NASA satellite images  RecodeEarthTime visualizes human impact on the planet  CMU The Tartan OnlineA new animated video of NASA satellite images shows how fast the humans are changing Earth  The TeCakeA guide to the best websites to keep tabs on planet Earth  MashableFull coverage

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Scientists Have Figured Out How To Make Diamonds Bend And Stretch Like Rubber


Scientists Have Figured Out How To Make Diamonds Bend And Stretch Like Rubber  The InquisitrScientists demonstrated a new way to bend and stretch diamonds  The TeCakeDiamond can turn flexible when made into ultrafine needles, researchers find  Brinkwire (press release)Full coverage

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This Pacific Island is the most densely polluted land mass on Earth


This Pacific Island is the most densely polluted land mass on Earth  Science ExaminerThis Is The Worst Plastic Polluted Land Mass On The Earth  MicroCap ObserverThis Pacific island is the most plastic-polluted place on Earth  EarthSkyFull coverage

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Exploding Ants: New Species Bursts Into Toxic Goo to Destroy Its Enemies


Exploding Ants: New Species Bursts Into Toxic Goo to Destroy Its Enemies  NewsweekNewly discovered exploding ant sacrifices itself for the colony  New AtlasNewly Discovered ‘Exploding Ant’ Species is a Terrifying Product of Evolution  Outer PlacesColobopsis explodens – Exploding Ants  Exploding Ants’Exploding Ant’ Rips Itself Apart To Protect Its Own  National GeographicFull coverage

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The more humans spread out, the smaller other mammals get


The more humans spread out, the smaller other mammals get  Bend BulletinAs ancient humans spread out, average mammal shrank  Futurity: Research NewsEarth’s mammals have shrunk dramatically, and humans are to blame  The Keene SentinelFull coverage

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Earth Day Will Not Be Earth’s Last Day, Says Even Nibiru Doomsayer


Earth Day Will Not Be Earth’s Last Day, Says Even Nibiru Doomsayer  ForbesThe ‘End of the World’ Is Today. Here’s Why We’re Still Here  Live ScienceThe world is scheduled to end today – here’s how it’s going to go down  MetroFull coverage

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Bill Gates’ space surveillance plan is kind of scary but really cool


Bill Gates’ space surveillance plan is kind of scary but really cool  Syfy WireEarth now- A live surveillance project for Earth is now backed by Bill gates  GizbotBill Gates backs $1bn plan to cover Earth in ‘Big Brother’ satellites.  Brinkwire (press release)Full coverage

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Celebrate Earth Day with NASA’s Terra Tools and Posters


Celebrate Earth Day with NASA’s Terra Tools and Posters  Space.comDoes a Space Race to Mars Exist? | Opinion  Yahoo NewsScientists working on NASA’s next mission to Mars will visit Cal Poly  The San Luis Obispo TribuneGetting a crew to Mars: Here’s how NASA is tackling the mind-bending to-do list  CBC.caFull coverage

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Stratolaunch


Stratolaunch – the world’s biggest plane is close to flying  Stuff.co.nzSoon Satellites Will Be Dropped In Space With A Taxi  MicroCap ObserverWorld’s biggest plane set to fly in coming months  9news.com.auFull coverage

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Astronaut Hall of Fame adds space shuttle commander and spacewalker


Astronaut Hall of Fame adds space shuttle commander and spacewalker  collectSPACE.comWATCH: NASA Astronauts Thomas Jones and Scott Altman Inducted into US Astronaut Hall of Fame  SpaceCoastDaily.comAstronauts Thomas Jones and Scott Altman Reward as US Astronaut Hall of Frame  Daily EnterpriserFull coverage

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