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Researchers to Study Chemical Contamination of US Waters by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS University of Rhode Island and Harvard University professors are collaborating through a new research center to study chemicals that have contaminated water at sites nationwide. Published: August 15, 2017 at 09:21AM from NYT http://ift.tt/2w9RB4Z via IFTTT

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A Starburst with the Prospect of Gravitational Waves

More than a hundred years after Swift’s discovery of the “starburst” galaxy IC 10, astronomers are studying IC 10 with the most powerful telescopes of the 21st century. via NASA http://ift.tt/2wxOwt0

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Solar Evaporation Ponds Near Moab, Utah

An astronaut aboard the International Space Station took this photograph of solar evaporation ponds outside the city of Moab, Utah. There are 23 colorful ponds spread across 400 acres. They are part of a large operation to mine potassium chloride—more … Continue reading

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The Sea Level Did, in Fact, Rise Faster in the Southeast U.S. by JUSTIN GILLIS

By JUSTIN GILLIS Scientists may have found the culprit of sudden tidal flooding: Two atmospheric patterns that combined to cause fast-rising waters along the coast. Published: August 9, 2017 at 10:00AM from NYT http://ift.tt/2vNLGlL via IFTTT

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Moon Rise From the Space Station

From his vantage point aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik pointed his camera toward the rising Moon and captured this beautiful image on August 3, 2017. Bresnik wrote, “Gorgeous moon rise! Such great detail when seen from … Continue reading

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India’s Barefoot Lawyers by TINA ROSENBERG

By TINA ROSENBERG In India’s rural villages, few people seek the protection of law because lawyers are distant and expensive. Now paralegals are coming to help. Published: August 8, 2017 at 03:21AM from NYT http://ift.tt/2vzOC61

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Prometheus and the Ghostly F Ring

The thin sliver of Saturn’s moon Prometheus lurks near ghostly structures in Saturn’s narrow F ring in this view from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. via NASA http://ift.tt/2wAP7cL

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