The Weekend Science Fair Report

The Weekend Science Fair Report

By  Maggie on 

Some really cool stuff to click and read over the weekend…

Space:

Michael Greshko: One of the largest comets ever seen is headed our way

John Loeffler: Our solar system may have a hidden planet beyond Neptune – no, not that one

AP: Europe, Japan probes to get 1st look at destination Mercury

Leto Sapunar: Scientists have new moon rocks for the first time in nearly 50 years

Robert Lea: Valleys on Mars’ Barren Surface Carved by Huge Floods Billions of Years Ago

Michelle Starr: New Satellite Photo of Tiny Perseverance on Mars Will Give You All The Feelings

Robert Zimmerman: Two nearby asteroids found with more precious metals than Earth’s entire global supply

Paul Brinkmann: NASA’s Lucy science mission will fly by eight asteroids

Loads of Vulcanic Action:

VIDEO: Video Captures Initial Moments Of Kilauea Volcano Eruption On Hawaii’s Big Island

VIDEO: Lava seen bursting from Kilauea’s summit

DM: Incredible satellite images show a river of lava across La Palma

Lexi Lonas: Spanish island volcano blows open new fissure

Rebecca Klapper: La Palma Volcano Erupts Again, Has So Far Destroyed 1,000 Buildings on Spanish Island

AFP: A new flow of highly liquid lava emerged from the volcano erupting in Spain’s Canary islands Friday, authorities said, as a huge magma shelf continues to build on the Atlantic ocean.

VIDEO: Drone footage captures lava streaming from new vent in La Palma volcano

Robert Lea: Largest Underwater Eruption Makes New Volcano Bigger Than Empire State Building

Stars Insider: Devils Tower: the story behind the mysterious US national monument

Look Where You’re Walking:

Samantha Berlin: Large Invasive Palm-Sized Spider Species Growing in ‘Extreme Numbers’ in Georgia

Brian Broom: ‘Nobody knows how rare it is’: Mississippi woman encounters blond timber rattlesnake

Jordan Mendoza: ‘I used the front like a hippo mouth’: Florida man catches alligator in trash can to ‘protect my kids’

Tom Fish: Couple Find 4.38-carat Yellow Diamond at Arkansas State Park

Man, Then and Now:

Laura Geggel: ‘Box seats’ found at Roman Empire-era arena in Turkey

Monisha Ravisetti: Scientists X-ray letters between Marie Antoinette and secret lover to reveal hidden passages

Rebecca Cohen: A famed 15th-century map that seemed to show the exploration of America by the Vikings is a fake, experts finally confirm

Sophie Reardon: North Dakota drought exposes 130-year-old shipwreck

Katie Brigham: The race is on to replicate the power of the sun with fusion energy

Ramin Skibba: As SpaceX’s Starlink Ramps Up, So Could Light Pollution

Michelle Thompson: Lockheed Martin exec refuses to comment flying saucer style craft

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~~Many thanks to Maggie and The Universal Spectator for reprint permission.

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