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Are we alone? Nobel Prize goes to 3 who tackled cosmic query

Oct. 8, 2019 5:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — They are two of the most fundamental questions not just of science, but of humanity: How did we get here? And are we alone? A Canadian-American cosmologist and two Swiss scientists split this year's Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for not quite answering those universal questions, but...

Alaska residents to see increased jellyfish sightings

Sep. 28, 2019 11:40 AM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The number of moon jellyfish floating in Alaska waters has increased and residents should be prepared, scientists said. Warm ocean temperatures and plentiful food in the form of zooplankton have contributed to the increased sightings, the Juneau Empire reported Friday. The moon...

The Latest: Earthling visitors dwindling at Area 51 event

Sep. 21, 2019 11:54 PM EDT

HIKO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on "Storm Area 51" events in two tiny Nevada towns near the once-secret military research site (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Earthling visitors are dwindling at an "Alienstock" festival in the remote Nevada desert, and the lights are off where an evening music program spot...