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NASA News: Our Solar System’s First Known Interstellar Object Gets Unexpected Speed Boost

NASA – Using observations from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and ground-based observatories, an international team of scientists have confirmed ′Oumuamua (oh-MOO-ah-MOO-ah), the first known interstellar object to travel through our solar system, got an unexpected boost in speed and shift in trajectory as it passed through the inner solar system last year. “Our high-precision measurements … Continue reading NASA News: Our Solar System’s First Known Interstellar Object Gets Unexpected Speed Boost

LOS ANGELES | Cubs’ Bryant on DL for 1st time with sore left shoulder

LOS ANGELES — The Chicago Cubs have placed Kris Bryant on the 10-day disabled list with left shoulder inflammation, marking the first time the fourth-year player has gone on the DL. Chicago announced the move Tuesday. It’s retroactive to June 23, making Bryant eligible to return in a week. Cubs manager Joe Maddon says the … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Cubs’ Bryant on DL for 1st time with sore left shoulder

NASA News: NASA Administrator Statement on Space Policy Directive-3

WASHINGTON – The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Monday’s signing of Space Policy Directive-3 by President Donald Trump: “NASA strongly supports the White House’s continued bold direction in forging a sustainable and focused space policy that strengthens American leadership.  It was my honor today to represent the agency at the … Continue reading NASA News: NASA Administrator Statement on Space Policy Directive-3

At long last: Beckham’s MLS team in Miami is born

MIAMI/January 29, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— David Beckham finally has his Major League Soccer team in Miami. Beckham and MLS announced Monday that the long-awaited franchise is now born. It took Beckham nearly four years just to get this far with Miami, and there’s a slew of details still to come — such as the team name, logo … Continue reading At long last: Beckham’s MLS team in Miami is born

Ozuna excited to join playoff contender in St. Louis

LOUIS/January 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Marcell Ozuna knew he was likely to be traded when the Miami Marlins began their salary purge during the offseason, and he paid special attention to the rumors about where he might play this year. The new St. Louis Cardinals outfielder couldn’t be happier with where he wound up, even … Continue reading Ozuna excited to join playoff contender in St. Louis

Climate change could leave dramatic mark on earth’s landscape

WASHINGTON DC/January 10, 2018 (STL.News) — Climate change will replace land use change as the major driver of changes in Earth’s biosphere in the 21st century if greenhouse gas emissions aren’t curbed, new research suggests. Historically, human land use change, like urban development and agricultural expansion, has been the primary cause of anthropogenic ecosystem change. … Continue reading Climate change could leave dramatic mark on earth’s landscape

NASA Briefing Previews Mission to Explore Nearest Reaches of Space

WASHINGTON/January 2, 2018 (STL.News) – NASA will host a briefing at 1 p.m. EST Thursday, January 4, 2017 about the agency’s upcoming science mission to explore where Earth’s atmosphere meets space. The live event will air on NASA Television and stream on the agency’s website and Facebook Live. The Global-scale Observations of the Limb and … Continue reading NASA Briefing Previews Mission to Explore Nearest Reaches of Space

Bundle up: USA-Canada hockey rivalry going outdoors

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y./December 28, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) – Whether it’s indoors or now outdoors, Canada coach Dominique Ducharme doesn’t expect the bitter elements to chill the cross-border hockey rivalry his nation has developed against the United States. “We’re rivals. It’s always been tight games. And we expect a tight game tomorrow,” Ducharme said Thursday, after Canada’s … Continue reading Bundle up: USA-Canada hockey rivalry going outdoors