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Rocket Science Investigates Sonar's Effect on Whales

How does the use of mid-frequency sonar by the world’s navies affect marine mammals? Rocket science may help biologists to understand the effects of these systems by allowing them to virtually look inside the head of whales. An industrial sized X-ray scanner, the same kind that NASA uses for detecting flaws in solid fuel rockets, […]

November 29th

26 Gallons of Water Discovered on the Moon

A “significant amount” of water has been discovered on the Moon by NASA scientists. The news follows last month’s lunar crash involving the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (Lcross), which many referred to as NASA’s mission to “bomb the Moon“. The whole purpose of this mission was to see if water vapor or ice […]

November 18th

NASA Images of China's Three Gorges Dam Reveals Flooding

China’s infamous Three Gorges Dam is the largest hyrdoelectric project in the world and potentially the biggest environmental tragedy.  It has been criticized by environmentalists and human rights advocates since its inception in 1992.  The Three Gorges Dam was completed in 2006 on the Yangtze River, and NASA has released images of the flooding reservoir […]

June 25th