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EPIC once Again Captures Moon Crossing Earth's face

EPIC once Again Captures Moon Crossing Earth's face

A NASA camera aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite records a glance of the moon moving in front of the sunlit side of Earth for the second time within a year.

Adam Szabo, DSCOVR project scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, said it is for the second time in DSCOVR’s life that the moon moved between the spacecraft and Earth. Szabo said the project captured the event on July 5 having the same cadence and spatial resolution like that of the first 'lunar photobomb' of previous year.

Florida Wildlife officials give up Plans for Second Bear Hunt in Fall

Florida Wildlife officials give up Plans for Second Bear Hunt in Fall

Florida wildlife officials have stopped planning for a second bear hunt in the fall. For now, they have made up their mind to hunt for other means to make tension-filled ursine relations better.

Curiosity Rover out of Standby Mode and Fully Operational Now: NASA

Curiosity Rover out of Standby Mode and Fully Operational Now: NASA

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity is back to work after spending over a week in safe standby mode. Mission controllers on earth spent a long time to solve the mysterious glitch. Now, the rover is fully operational again, as per a statement by NASA.

The car-sized rover became fully operational on Monday. It came out of standby mode on July 9. The glitch was a software mismatch. It had affected transfer of image data on board, as per NASA.

Incredible video of corals kissing, fighting Captured in ‘Wonder Microscope’

Incredible video of corals kissing, fighting Captured in ‘Wonder Microscope’

A new microscope has prepared an incredible video that shows corals kissing, growing and fighting amid reefs that look more like gorgeous marine gardens drifting in a breeze. The wonder microscope has the capability to work under up to 100 feet of water, showing these mysterious creatures in a whole new light and capturing tiny objects at high resolution despite the distortion of the sea.

Wild capuchin monkeys in Brazil using stone tools for past at least seven centuries

Wild capuchin monkeys in Brazil using stone tools for past at least seven centuries

A research paper published in the journal Current Biology has unveiled that wild capuchin monkeys in Brazil open cashew nuts using stone tools. Main interesting revelation is that they have been doing it for at least 700 years.

Primate archaeologist Michael Haslam, from the University of Oxford and team has found evidence explaining how monkeys have survived on hard-shelled fruits and seeds in the Northeast Brazil. From the research, it was found that primates were having novel ways to have food items available to them.

Some dinosaurs could have used closed-mouth vocalizations

Some dinosaurs could have used closed-mouth vocalizations

New research findings may change our perceptions about dinosaurs and turn them appear less scary to us. Researchers have suggested that some dinosaurs more likely cooed rather than roaring.

Dinosaurs have always been portrayed as frightening and vicious animal. But research findings of a new study may change our perception, as it has been suggested that some dinosaurs did not roar but more likely cooed.

Donald Trump is the only presidential candidate to contend climate change as hoax

Donald Trump is the only presidential candidate to contend climate change as hoax

A study suggested that in case Donald Trump gets elected as the US president, he would be the only head of state worldwide to challenge that climate change is a hoax. The Sierra Club collected public statements from the leaders of the 195 countries recognized by the State Department.

An advance copy of the report of the group that will release on Tuesday has been provided to The Associated Press.

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