California Fires: A View From Space

The 2017 California wildfire season is the worst on record, according to the California Department of Forestry. There are several fires burning across Southern California. The heavy winter rains earlier this year caused a spurt in the growth of vegetation, add an arid summer and unusually hot fall, mixed with the Santa Ana’s, the typical fall high winds, has caused…

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Do Yetis Exists?

High in the Himalayan mountains, eyewitnesses have reported seeing a mysterious ape-like creature for centuries. It is called the Abominable Snowman or Yeti, and it supposedly inhabits this mountainous area. The stories have been passed down from generation to generation. Plaster cast of footprints were made, along with other samples purportedly from the mystery creature are currently under scrutiny. Could…

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The Moon Shines Brightly Among NASA’s 2017 Highlights

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Moon became a key focus point for NASA in 2017, whether it was blocking out the Sun during one of the most-viewed events in U.S. history, or reinvigorating the agency’s human space exploration plans. One of the numerous NASA-related activities and actions the Trump Administration did in 2017 was to reconstitute the National…

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Filmmaker Maurice Haeems Explores Immortality in Debut Sci-Fi Thriller Chimera

(Los Angeles, CA) – December 5th, 2017.  Praxis Media Ventures is proud to announce the completion of the science-fiction thriller Chimera, created by first-time writer-director Maurice Haeems, produced by Jay Sitaram and Eric B. Fleischman, and starring Emmy-nominee Henry Ian Cusick (Lost), Oscar-nominee Kathleen Quinlan (Apollo 13), and LGBT-rights advocate Erika Ervina.k.a. Amazon Eve (American Horror Story).   Chimera is the story of Dr. Quint, a brilliant but disturbed scientist who must freeze his children alive in order to arrest the…

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Astronomers Complete Global Asteroid Tracking Drill

Back in October, astronomers tested the TC4 Observation Campaign by using a real Near Earth Asteroid to practice global response to a potential threat. There are potentially millions of chunks of flying debris of various sizes in space that constantly sweep past Earth. Astronomers know that there no large, continent-destroying asteroids that are on a collision course with our planet,…

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