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Lego Cryonaut Found a Way to Make Quantum Computing More Affordable

Lego Cryonaut Found a Way to Make Quantum Computing More Affordable

Normally, temperatures close to absolute zero, essentially 1,000 times cooler than deep space, would have disintegrated an object. Invented 50 years ago, the dilution fridge is at the center of a gl...

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NASA Celebrates Boeing Starliner's

NASA Celebrates Boeing Starliner's "Bullseye Landing"

The journey is being hailed as a major achievement despite failing to complete a core objective: docking at the global space station. Because of delays, NASA is looking to buy another two seats on...

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Starliner makes safe return to earth after clock error cuts trip short

Starliner makes safe return to earth after clock error cuts trip short

Although the capsule stuck the landing, the Starliner did not accomplish its mission of docking with the International Space Station and delivering supplies. Starliner settled gently onto its airb...

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J.J. Abrams Tells ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ Critics That

J.J. Abrams Tells ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ Critics That "They’re Right"

Whether The Rise Of Skywalker manages to match or overtake either of its predecessors will depend a lot on how well it performs over the festive holidays - particularly whether it is able to attract...

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Astronaut Jessica Meir celebrates Hanukkah from, where else, space CNN

Astronaut Jessica Meir celebrates Hanukkah from, where else, space CNN

However, an exceptional Hanukkah greeting was even able to transcend the Earth's borders. And she did follow the tradition of placing the menorah close to the window, since behind her feet, the eart...

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Hottest day ever record broken - again

Hottest day ever record broken - again

Closer to the coast, the heat is far from over for Adelaide - daily maximums for West Terrace are forecast to reach 44C on Thursday and 44C on Friday , when the fire danger is also expected to pe...

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Jalen Ramsey gets first interception with Rams

Jalen Ramsey gets first interception with Rams

Beathard, whose younger brother Clayton was fatally stabbed earlier in the day at a Nashville bar. San Francisco opened the second quarter with a pair of 75-yard drives that resulted in trips to the...

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Dutch High Court orders government to cut Carbon dioxide emissions

Dutch High Court orders government to cut Carbon dioxide emissions

Emissions in the Netherlands were 15% lower than in 1990 previous year, and are expected to be reduced by around 23% in 2020, the government's environmental advisory body PBL said last month. In Sep...

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Earth’s Magnetic North Pole Is Heading To Russia — Science Shock

Earth’s Magnetic North Pole Is Heading To Russia — Science Shock

We do not now know when this will happen next, but it will have dramatic consequences for humanity when it does as it will impact the World Magnetic Model which maps the magnetic field upon which Glob...

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Daniel Jones progressing from ankle injury, could play against Redskins

Daniel Jones progressing from ankle injury, could play against Redskins

The Big Blue rookie quarterback was a full participant in practice on Wednesday, and took the majority of first-team reps, indicating he's on track to play Sunday versus the Washington Redskins . In ...

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NASA's Mars 2020 Rover Earns Its Driver's License

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover Earns Its Driver's License

Recently, the rover had wheels installed ; then, they informed that the rover stood on its legs and wheels for the first time, and now it has passed its first driving test successfully. "The test u...

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Shippers Propose Fund to Tackle Carbon Emissions

Shippers Propose Fund to Tackle Carbon Emissions

This will be financed by shipping companies worldwide via a mandatory R&D contribution of United States dollars 2 per tonne of marine fuel purchase for consumption by shipping companies worldwide. And...

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Happy Winter Solstice! And Wait Until You Seen The Cold Moon!

Happy Winter Solstice! And Wait Until You Seen The Cold Moon!

Here are five things you may not have known about the winter solstice . That's because it's winter solstice , a day on which most of the U.S. clocks fewer than 10 hours of daylight, reports the W...

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Almost 6000-year-old chewing gum reveals life of ancient girl

Almost 6000-year-old chewing gum reveals life of ancient girl

DNA analysis of this prehistoric "chewing gum " has now revealed, in remarkable detail, what she looked like. A study of that birch pitch has uncovered the girl's entire genome and oral mi...

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Federal government lawyers defend Canada’s carbon tax in Alberta Court of Appeal

Sharlene Telles-Langdon, in her opening arguments in support of Ottawa, called climate change the greatest challenge of our time. Lawyers representing Alberta told court that issues of national co...

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Boeing astronaut capsule faces key test on trip to space station

Boeing astronaut capsule faces key test on trip to space station

That launch will kick off Orbital Flight Test (OFT ), Starliner's first visit to the International Space Station (ISS). Check back Friday morning to find out if Boeing can provide an early Chri...

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Jalen Ramsey reacts to Tom Coughlin being fired with two emojis

Jalen Ramsey reacts to Tom Coughlin being fired with two emojis

But more than the losing, it was Coughlin's rigid nature - which led to player unrest and lost grievances - that pushed Khan into firing the former Giants coach two weeks before the season ended. Sinc...

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Scientists narrow age estimate for fossils of human ancestor

Scientists narrow age estimate for fossils of human ancestor

Here, Homo erectus could have survived until as recently as 108,000 years ago. "We know that there are no living Homo erectus , but it is hard to prove when the extinction event happened". erectus ...

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NASA spots new magnetic explosion on the sun

NASA spots new magnetic explosion on the sun

However, it can only occur if there is some type of eruption to trigger it. The observation confirms a decade-old theory, which could help NASA understand a key mystery about the Sun's atmosphere,...

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Boeing Starliner Spacecraft Set For First Launch This Week

Boeing Starliner Spacecraft Set For First Launch This Week

Liftoff is set for 6:36 a.m. EST (1136 GMT). "It's just incredibly proud and humbling to be here this week". The Starliner will be uncrewed during the OFT but will provide important data that will...

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Space agency begins work on supersonic super-quiet Concorde-like jet

Space agency begins work on supersonic super-quiet Concorde-like jet

Normally, supersonic planes create a loud boom when they reach the speed of sound and have as a result been banned from flying over populated areas - but the creators of the X-59 claim it will be near...

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Tuesday was Australia's hottest day ever

Tuesday was Australia's hottest day ever

With an average temperature across the country on 40,9 was a heat record turned Down Under on Tuesday. Temperatures tipped over 45C for much of the centre of Australia, this heat is expected to ...

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Europe postpones launch of planet-studying mission

Europe postpones launch of planet-studying mission

Additionally, CHEOPS will look for any planets that past telescopes may have missed in known star systems and attempt to discern visible features like rings or moons. "We know nothing, except that t...

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Did it keep its flavor? Stone-Age 'chewing-gum' yields human DNA

Did it keep its flavor? Stone-Age 'chewing-gum' yields human DNA

The study was published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications . "The DNA is so exceptionally well preserved that we were able to recover a complete ancient human genome from the sample... ...

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Women over 50 should lose weight to cut breast cancer risk

Women over 50 should lose weight to cut breast cancer risk

Train and a nutritious diet can help women who need to keep away from breast most cancers . While the new study finds an association between weight loss and lowered breast cancer risk, it doe...

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NFLPA warns players against Jaguars after winning CBA grievance

NFLPA warns players against Jaguars after winning CBA grievance

While examining the case, it was discovered the team had fined one player 25 times and cost him $700,000, and after the ruling was announced, Dante Fowler revealed he was the person in question and th...

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Scientists uncover 'burst of activity' in history of stars in Milky Way

Scientists uncover 'burst of activity' in history of stars in Milky Way

This research was possible thanks to observations of the Galactic central region made by ESO's HAWK-I instrument on the VLT in the Chilean Atacama Desert. "If star populations accumulate continuously ...

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Suspect identified, arrested in 1980 Douglas County cold case

Suspect identified, arrested in 1980 Douglas County cold case

In January 1980, Helene Pruszynski, an aspiring journalist and MA college student, was in Douglas County, Colorado, to intern at a radio station, Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said. The genealo...

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Mars water ice beneath the surface

Mars water ice beneath the surface

They are now reportedly able to put together the early chapters of the dramatic history of the Red Planet . A paper based on the research was published Tuesday (Dec. The study's authors then cros...

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Musk's SpaceX Launches Second Batch of Starlink Satellites

Musk's SpaceX Launches Second Batch of Starlink Satellites

SpaceX plans to continue launching Starlink satellites in batches and aims to provide service to parts of the northern USA and Canada next year, according to Starlink's website. This also marked th...

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SpaceX launches 60 more internet satellites

SpaceX launches 60 more internet satellites

The American company's Starlink network could one day total 42,000 satellites - resulting in far more crowded skies and raising concerns among some scientists. What's more, SpaceX recovered the boos...

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Major states snub calls for climate action as United Nations summit wraps up

Major states snub calls for climate action as United Nations summit wraps up

Tina Steger, climate envoy of the Marshall Islands, echoed the call, telling delegates: "It appears we are going backwards on the issue of ambition when in fact we should be calling for a quantum leap...

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Deepest point of earth's continents found in Antarctica

Deepest point of earth's continents found in Antarctica

Australian Antarctic Division glaciologists and co-authors of the research paper, Dr Tas van Ommen and Dr Jason Roberts, were among a number of Australian contributors to BedMachine , through over a ...

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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Cape Canaveral

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Cape Canaveral

In response to those concerns, SpaceX boss Elon Musk said the company would consider reducing the albedo of the satellites I.e how much light they reflect, by painting them black. There are now ar...

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Biology: Genetic 'clock' predicts lifespan in vertebrates

Biology: Genetic 'clock' predicts lifespan in vertebrates

The scientists said their research appeared to be the first of its kind to build a 'genetic predictive model to estimate the lifespan of vertebrate species from genetic markers'. "Our method for estim...

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