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From ESA: "The tumultuous heart of the Large Magellanic Cloud" 2012


European Space Agency

30/03/2015

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A scene of jagged fiery peaks, turbulent magma-like clouds and fiercely hot bursts of bright light. Although this may be reminiscent of a raging fire or the heart of a volcano, it actually shows a cold cosmic clump of gas, dust and stars. 514 more words

Basic Research

What is a Blood Moon ?

The Blood Moon Prophecy is a theory studied and taught by some Christian ministers, such as John Hagee and Mark Biltz, which states that an ongoing tetrad (a series of four consecutive lunar eclipses—coinciding on Jewish Holidays—with six full moons in between, and no intervening partial lunar eclipses) which began with the April 2014 lunar eclipse is a sign of the end times as described in the Bible in Acts 2:20 and Revelation 6:12. 305 more words

NASA

Report finds evidence to back ‘real world’ alternative to ‘toxic’ WCA

Original post from Disabled Go News

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A new report has called for the “toxic” work capability assessment (WCA) to be scrapped and replaced with something that paints a more realistic picture of the barriers disabled people face in society. 679 more words

Disability

Tories' Benefit Cuts - 'Secret Plans' Leaked - Awful Apprehension!

DISABLED PEOPLE, carers and parents could all bear the brunt of £12billion Tory welfare cuts according to leaked documents.

Department for Work and Pensions papers set out plans to save £12billion by restricting Carer’s Allowance to those on Universal Credit – meaning 40% of claimants would lose out. 351 more words

DWP

Work Capability Assessment - Government responds to 5th Independent Review

DWP has accepted the majority of the recommendations from the fifth Independent Review of the Work Capability Assessment (WCA).

The final review, which was carried out by Dr. 282 more words

DWP

Italy and Egypt look beautiful from space

This is footage from the International Space Station as it orbits over Italy and Egypt at night.

New

Two Soyuz in one day: Soyuz TMA-16M and Galileos FM03 & FM04

Today was a very busy day for the Soyuz rocket!  First and certainly not least, the historic launch of Soyuz TMA-16M, a manned launch from Baikonur Cosmodrome carrying the first American heading for a yearlong mission (Scott Kelly) and the first Russian since the Mir program to do the same (Mikhail Kornienko), along with veteran Soyuz commander Gennady Padalka.   47 more words

Space