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NASA Calls For Car Manufacturers To Help The Moon Project

NASA Calls For Car Manufacturers To Help The Moon Project

It is funded at more than $3 billion, Bridenstine announced. They constitute our ability to build a sustainable lunar presence and eventually send human missions to Mars. However, the budget proposal ...

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Rain brings relief to New South Wales, calming the Australia fires

Rain brings relief to New South Wales, calming the Australia fires

The state had also suffered severe drought for the past two years. There were 26 fires left burning in NSW on Monday afternoon, all at the lowest alert level. The wet weather may be welcomed by some...

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Two Software Flaws Almost Caused Boeing to Lose Starliner During December Test

Two Software Flaws Almost Caused Boeing to Lose Starliner During December Test

Bridenstine explained his actions by saying that he hosted the conference in the "interest of transparency", thanks to the OFT having "lots of anomalies". Also, the agency anticipates more will be ide...

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NASA, Europe space agency launch Solar Orbiter mission

NASA, Europe space agency launch Solar Orbiter mission

EST. When United Launch Alliance's Atlas V rocket takes off later today, the European Space Agency's (ESA ) Solar Orbiter will be snuggled inside to help us study our star up close and personal. ...

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Record-Breaking Astronaut Christina Koch Returns to Earth

Record-Breaking Astronaut Christina Koch Returns to Earth

Koch smiled and gave a thumbs up as a support team helped her out of the capsule and placed her on a chair next to her crew members for a quick follow-up. Having spent 367 days in Space, Parmitano ...

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Wonderful pictures from around the world as rare 'Snow Moon' becomes visible

Wonderful pictures from around the world as rare 'Snow Moon' becomes visible

In addition, the moon will mark Magha Puja , a significant Buddhist festival, on February 9. It's a common myth that a super moon affects human psychology. How close does the moon's orbit have to b...

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EU, France insist on fishing rights in post-Brexit talks with UK

EU, France insist on fishing rights in post-Brexit talks with UK

However, the Boris Johnson government has been open about the possibility that Brexit will be implemented without a deal with the EU. The Prime Minister used a speech in Greenwich, south-east Lond...

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Petrol, diesel, and even hybrid cars to be banned by 2035

Petrol, diesel, and even hybrid cars to be banned by 2035

A ban on the sale of new gasoline, diesel , and even hybrid cars could go into effect in the United Kingdom as soon as 2035, under a new proposal by Prime Minister Boris Johnson . China, for exa...

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Doctor Treating Coronavirus Patients Dies from Virus

Doctor Treating Coronavirus Patients Dies from Virus

Symptoms can include runny nose, headache, cough, sore throat and fever. Officials said the man is his 50s and recently flew from Wuhan to Guangzhou, China and then on to Toronto on January 23 . Th...

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Indigenous community votes down proposed nuclear waste bunker near Lake Huron

Indigenous community votes down proposed nuclear waste bunker near Lake Huron

The 4,500-member Indigenous community said it was never consulted when the nuclear industry was established decades ago. "Over the past 40 years, nuclear power generation in Anishnaabekiing has had ma...

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These sweaty robots cool themselves faster than humans

These sweaty robots cool themselves faster than humans

Unlike metals, which can dissipate heat quickly, soft robots are made from synthetic materials which typically hold on to heat. One of the hurdles for making enduring, adaptable and agile robots i...

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Space X deploys 60 internet-beaming satellites on recent rocket launch

Finally, the Thursday launch window worked out, and the Falcon 9 lifted off at about 9 AM from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. SpaceX intends ultimately to launch tens o...

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NASA bids farewell to iconic Spitzer Space Telescope

NASA bids farewell to iconic Spitzer Space Telescope

On May 15, 2009 the coolant was finally depleted and the " warm mission " began. NASA's Spitzer is a fan of arachnids: The space telescope recently spotted the Tarantula Nebula and its starry ...

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New coronavirus has now infected nearly 10,000, including three in Canada

New coronavirus has now infected nearly 10,000, including three in Canada

Canada's chief public health officer says it will likely take at least a year before a vaccine is developed to protect people against the new coronavirus that is spreading around the globe. As of Frid...

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SpaceX Successfully Launches 60 More Starlink Satellites Into Orbit

SpaceX Successfully Launches 60 More Starlink Satellites Into Orbit

There's a downside, however: Astronomers say the proliferation of Starllink satellites in low Earth orbit are already ruining fine-scale observations of the night sky . Even so, the ultimate aim of S...

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A spinning binary radio pulsar proves Einstein's theory

It hurtles through space with a maximum speed of nearly a million km/h in its orbit as the maximum separation between the stars is barely larger than the size of our Sun ., says Dr. This resulted i...

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NASA partners with Axiom to build commercial segments on board the ISS

NASA partners with Axiom to build commercial segments on board the ISS

When the ISS reaches its decommissioning date, the Axiom Segment will detach and become a free-flying, internationally available commercial space station. For this work, NASA has tied up with a startu...

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Never-before-seen images of Sun's turbulent surface released

Never-before-seen images of Sun's turbulent surface released

The telescope that delivered these goods is the National Science Foundation's Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope on Haleakalā, Maui. Up close it is a different story. The telescope will be used to stu...

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SpaceX postpones Starlink launch to tomorrow due to "strong upper-level winds"

The next launch window opens up tomorrow, (January 28) at 9:28 AM EST (14:28 GMT) at an 80% chance of good weather, according to the 45th Weather Squadron of the U.S. SpaceX has regulatory approval t...

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Two satellites could collide with the United States on Wednesday, scientists say

Two satellites could collide with the United States on Wednesday, scientists say

On Wednesday, two satellites in space will pass close to each other directly over Pittsburgh, according to a company that tracks space debris. This was used as a U.S. But with increasingly more satell...

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Greta Thunberg Fights Back Against Steven Mnuchin's Criticism

Greta Thunberg Fights Back Against Steven Mnuchin's Criticism

After the press conference, the activists were set to join the Friday for Future protest in Davos . "Who is she? I'm confused", Mnuchin said, emphasising after a pause that this was a joke. He critic...

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NASA’s Kepler spots a star slurping up a planet

NASA’s Kepler spots a star slurping up a planet

Fortunately, the same design performs it flawless for finding other astronomical transient objects. The system brightened by a factor of 1,600 over less than a day before slowly fading away. Standard ...

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MAP: Confirmed cases of 2019 coronavirus across the U.S.

MAP: Confirmed cases of 2019 coronavirus across the U.S.

The Los Angeles County public health department said on Sunday that the infected person presented for treatment after he noticed that he was not well and was now receiving medical treatment. She said ...

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Four Coronavirus Cases Confirmed In Australia As Officials Rush To Contact Travelers

Four Coronavirus Cases Confirmed In Australia As Officials Rush To Contact Travelers

While China has called for transparency in managing the crisis, after cover-up of the 2002/2003 SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), officials in Wuhan have come in for criticism over their han...

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Records predicted: Australia fires speed global CO2 level rise: UK Met Office

Records predicted: Australia fires speed global CO2 level rise: UK Met Office

It said the atmospheric concentration of Carbon dioxide is expected to peak above 417 parts per million in May, with the average for the year forecast to be 414.2 ± 0.6ppm. Professor Richard Betts, of...

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Scott Morrison's father John, a former policeman and mayor, dies aged 84

Scott Morrison's father John, a former policeman and mayor, dies aged 84

He "could not explain" why Morrison had refused to meet with former fire chiefs - who at the start of previous year tried to warn him of the risks posed by the next fire season - and then chose to lea...

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Greta Thunberg brushes off mockery from USA finance chief

Greta Thunberg brushes off mockery from USA finance chief

Mnuchin's quip came 2 days after Trump and Thunberg sparred indirectly at the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos . Mnuchin made the remarks Thursday at the World Economic Foru...

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41 dead from China coronavirus, 1300 cases

41 dead from China coronavirus, 1300 cases

Castrodale says the guidance for health providers in the state is when they want to test a person for the virus: "Call us (DHSS) and we'll access, we'll help the providers access testing at the CDC. I...

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Google and Janelia Research Campus publish largest high-res map of brain

The team achieved the feat by cutting sections of the fly's brain into ultra-thin (20-micron) slices, imaging those pieces with electron streams from a scanning electron microscope and stitching them ...

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CDC confirms coronavirus case in IL, dozens more under investigation

CDC confirms coronavirus case in IL, dozens more under investigation

This person arrived at Raleigh-Durham International Airport on Thursday. Neither patient had symptoms while they were traveling back from Wuhan , according to the CDC . Zack Moore, State Epidemiol...

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Coronavirus spreading more easily than previously thought, experts say

Coronavirus spreading more easily than previously thought, experts say

Today, its chair, Didier Houssin, said opinions remained split. "Regardless of the decision not to declare this a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, intensified international collab...

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Scientists Unearth 33 Viruses, Long Locked in Tibetan Glacier

In the paper , the scientists explained that as glaciers continue to shrink, mostly due to climate change , "this will release glacial microbes and viruses that have been trapped and preserved for...

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"Forever chemicals" found in Iowa QC drinking water

A disturbing new report has found that Americans are more widely exposed to synthetic PFAS, also known as "forever chemicals", than previously thought. The US government's environmental agency, the ...

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Greta Thunberg: Climate activist meets Prince Charles to talk climate change

Greta Thunberg: Climate activist meets Prince Charles to talk climate change

On Tuesday, Trump dismissed "perennial prophets of doom" on climate change in his keynote address, while Thunberg sat in the audience. Charles has always been ahead of the crowd when it comes to e...

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SpaceX rocket destroys itself during crucial Dragon spaceflight test

SpaceX rocket destroys itself during crucial Dragon spaceflight test

But before putting humans on board, SpaceX needed to prove the capsule's escape system would work in the event that a failure occurred during launch. If all goes according to plan, 2020 will be the ...

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