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The top 10 news stories on our radar today.
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  1. Space Station Leaking Ammonia

    “Astronauts on the International Space Station are dealing with a leak in the orbiting platform’s cooling system.” BBC


  2. Google Timelapse Shows Changing Earth

    “Explore different views into this global timelapse built from global, annual composites of Landsat satellite images. Watch change across the planet’s surface beginning as early as 1984.” Google

  3. Hangout With Buzz Aldrin and Conrad Anker

    “Be part of the conversation and join National Geographic’s LIVE Hangout on Air [this Monday] as we talk about the business of risk-taking with the some of the greatest names in exploration.” National Geographic


  4. To Stop Malaria, Infect the Mosquitoes

    “In a new study, researchers report that giving mosquitoes an infection of their own—with a strange bacterium that tinkers with the insects’ sex lives—may prevent mosquitoes from transmitting malaria.” Science


  5. Moon Water Came From Young Earth

    “Chemical analysis of lunar rocks suggests that Earth was born wet, and it held on to its water long enough to donate some to the moon.”
    New Scientist


  6. Arctic Was Warmer 3.5 Million Years Ago

    “The Arctic experienced an extended period of warm temperatures about 3.6 million years ago — before the onset of the ice ages…The research suggests that an ice-free Arctic may be a reality in the near future.”
    Live Science

  7. Ugly, Near-Extinct Fish Needs Mate

    “Zoo officials say the Mangarahara cichlid is thought to be extinct in the wild and that two of the last known individuals — both male — are in the
    zoo’s aquarium.” AP


  8. Hubble Telescope Discovers ‘Polluted’ Dead Stars

    “Inside the Hyades cluster — a nearby collection of stars, 150 light-years away from Earth — the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has detected a pair of dead stars that are “polluted” with the stuff of planets like our own.” Space.com


  9. Secret Streets of Britain’s ‘Atlantis’ Are Revealed

    “A University of Southampton professor has carried out the most detailed analysis ever of the archaeological remains of the lost medieval town of Dunwich, dubbed ‘Britain’s Atlantis’.” Science Daily


  10. Video: Mystery Behind Bubbles Solved

    Finally! Mathematicians have described the complex growth and disappearance of foamy bubble clusters… I’m just in it for the mesmerizing CG video. YouTube via UC Berkeley

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Alexis Manning has worked for National Geographic Television and National Geographic News. She has a passion for travel, conservation, and photography.

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