A Quick Round-Up of Science News

The treasures of the Maya world revealed by science

http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/maya-world-lost-discovered-lidar-tikal-guatemala-a8203441.html The treasures of the Maya world revealed by science

 

 

 

 

Bad science or expensive con: either way, I’m sticking with my skincare regime

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/feb/10/skincare-con-makeup-hadley-freeman Bad science or expensive con: either way, I’m sticking with my skincare regime

 

 

 

 

These Are the Most Out-of-This-World Photos Ever Taken — Literally

https://www.livescience.com/61718-farthest-pic-ever-taken.htmlThe photos don’t look like much: blurry green splotches against pixelated blue. But they’re arguably among the most amazing photographic images ever. That’s because they were taken from the farthest point from planet Earth of any images ever captured, snapped by a spacecraft just over 3.79 billion miles (6.12 billion kilometers) from its home planet. That spacecraft is New Horizons, a NASA starship that zipped past Pluto in 2015 and is scheduled to fly by an object in the icy Kuiper Belt at the outer reaches of the solar system in January 2019. These Are the Most Out-of-This-World Photos Ever Taken — Literally

Amazing Images: The Best Science Photos of the Week

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Amazing Images: The Best Science Photos of the Week By Livescience.com, staff | February 9, 2018 09:10pm ET MORE Each week we find the most interesting and informative articles we can and along the way we uncover amazing and cool images. Here you’ll discover 10 incredible photos and the stories behind them. Visual effects: Out-of-this-world: It may be blurry, but this image is now the farthest pic ever taken by a spacecraft. [Full Story: These Are the Most Out-of-This-World Photos Ever Taken — Literally ] Bad choices: Toads might want to be careful what meal they catch with their sticky, pink tongues. It could be a toxic beetle that makes them throw up … and then scurries away to tell the tale, a new study from Japan finds. Amazing Images: The Best Science Photos of the Week

Another asteroid heading close to Earth

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/another-asteroid-heading-close-to-earth/CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Another asteroid is headed our way — the second this week — but there’s no need to worry. The newly discovered space rock will pass within 39,000 miles (64,000 kilometers) of Earth on Friday afternoon. That’s less than one-fifth … Another asteroid heading close to Earth

 

 

 

 

 

 

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