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Can you be infected by COVID-19 twice?

Can you be infected by COVID-19 twice?

To date, studies have found that antibodies against the new coronavirus offer varying levels of immunity from infection. The scientists detected B cells in nearly all covid-19 cases. "It gives u...

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NASA's OSIRIS-Rex successfully collects samples from asteroid Bennu

NASA's OSIRIS-Rex successfully collects samples from asteroid Bennu

Since the test vehicle Osiris Rex is 29 million kilometres away from the Earth, the signal sent from NASA takes 16 minutes to reach there. The US mission follows a Japanese-run one called Hayabu...

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Air supply issues on ISS: Russian Orbital Segment reports failure

A trio of space travellers blasted off to the International Space Station on Wednesday, using for the first time a fast-track manoeuvr that allowed them to reach the orbiting outpost in just a little ...

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Time To Watch The June 2020 Strawberry Full Moon In Florida

In Florida, the 2020 Strawberry Full Moon begins with a moonrise over the Atlantic Ocean on Florida's east coast around 8:25 p.m. Other sources quote Mead Moon as the Anglo-Saxon name because this was...

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European ocean monitoring satellite launches into orbit

European ocean monitoring satellite launches into orbit

The Falcon's first stage flew back to the launch site and landed for reuse. An Earth-observation satellite developed by European and USA space agencies set to lift off Saturday will measure sea leve...

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A full "Strawberry Moon" is set to rise over Vancouver tonight

When to check: Since it is a penumbral lunar eclipse , after some time, the Strawberry Moon is likely to be faint and make it hard for people to see, the IE report said. No special equipment is req...

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SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft docks with ISS

SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft docks with ISS

The Dragon capsule pulled upward and up late Monday night, after a 27-hour, fully automatic flight from NASA's Kennedy Space Center. However, shadows obscured the crew's view of the space station,...

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China Positions Rocket Ahead of Ambitious Lunar Mission

China Positions Rocket Ahead of Ambitious Lunar Mission

According to CASC, the rocket has been delivered by sea to the Wenchang city in late September, after which specialists performed a series of preparations and necessary tests. The mission would allow ...

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You Can See A Meteor Shower From The UK Tonight

You Can See A Meteor Shower From The UK Tonight

The less the moon is illuminated, the better the chance to see the meteors. And if the it's clear, scientists expect there to be around 15-20 meteors per hour visible, which makes it a pretty major ...

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Pfizer ends COVID-19 trial with 95% efficacy

Pfizer ends COVID-19 trial with 95% efficacy

Pfizer reiterated that it expects to make as many as 50 million vaccine doses this year, enough to protect 25 million people, and then produce up to 1.3 billion doses in 2021. Moderna, part of the U....

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Nunavut reports 34 new COVID-19 infections, more than doubling total cases

Nunavut reports 34 new COVID-19 infections, more than doubling total cases

Small boats make their way through the Frobisher Bay inlet in Iqaluit on August 2, 2019. He added that the situation is not that bad in other places. Schools will switch to remote learning, child-...

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Vega fault that resulted in the loss of two satellites identified

Vega fault that resulted in the loss of two satellites identified

Trajectory degraded on #VV17 after first ignition of the Avum engine. The latest rocket was launched late Monday from French Guyana (0152GMT Tuesday) and continued for eight minutes , after which...

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Russian spacewalk will prepare space station for new module

Russian spacewalk will prepare space station for new module

Right; Both have the first name Sergey, written in exactly the same way. After wearing their Orlan spacesuits, Ryzykov and Kud-Sverchkov planned to partially pressure Poisk for the initial round of ...

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NASA SpaceX SUCCESS: Elon Musk’s ‘Dragon’ spacecraft docks with International Space Statio

NASA SpaceX SUCCESS: Elon Musk’s ‘Dragon’ spacecraft docks with International Space Statio

Nasa astronauts , from left, Shannon Walker, Victor Glover, and Michael Hopkins and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Soichi Noguchi before their flight. As the crew flew further away fro...

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SpaceX rocket launches 4 astronauts to space station

SpaceX rocket launches 4 astronauts to space station

CBS News reports how the four astronauts set aboard the first commercial flight of the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule in an effort by NASA to move away from relying on Russian Soyuz spacecraft . Thi...

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How to see the 2020 Leonid Meteor Shower today

How to see the 2020 Leonid Meteor Shower today

Since the meteoroids that make up a meteor shower travel all parallel paths and at the same speed, they appear to be visible to Earth observers from a single point in the sky known as illumination. ...

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NASA is looking for a new

NASA is looking for a new "Lunar Loo"

A total of US$35,000 will be awarded to the individuals or teams responsible for the three most compelling design concepts - winners will also have a chance to talk to NASA engineers about their ide...

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Hurricanes staying stronger for longer

Hurricanes staying stronger for longer

Hurricane Isaias this year provided what may be an example of this, with strong tropical storm winds seen as far north as NY state, with damage seen over a huge swathe of the U.S. "As this latest stud...

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Watch SpaceX's first operational Crew Dragon mission at 7:27PM ET

Watch SpaceX's first operational Crew Dragon mission at 7:27PM ET

The mission represents SpaceX's second attempt to send a manned craft into space. The mission is scheduled to lift off from Cape Canaveral in Florida at 11.27am today AEST. This mission will mark th...

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Watch SpaceX launch to International Space Station

Watch SpaceX launch to International Space Station

The launch of three American and one Japanese astronauts - all but one of them former space station residents - comes just three months after a pair of NASA test pilots successfully concluded Spa...

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Neanderthal genes may be liability for COVID-19 patients, Researchers Say

And those who have the variant, found on chromosome three, are up to three times more likely to need ventilation if they catch the virus . In a study of 3,199 hospital patients with coronavirus i...

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Britain bans arrivals from Denmark over mink fears

Britain bans arrivals from Denmark over mink fears

She explained that Denmark is not the first country to make the decision as the same was done in the Netherlands and Spain , BBC reports . The Department said that while COVID-19 is predominan...

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SpaceX, NASA delay Crew-1 astronaut launch to Sunday

SpaceX, NASA delay Crew-1 astronaut launch to Sunday

The postponement news came after SpaceX chief Elon Musk disclosed he had gotten mixed test results for Covid-19 and was awaiting the outcome of a more definitive test. Former NASA astronaut Leroy ...

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Soyuz MS-17 Launches Three Astronauts From Baikonur

Soyuz MS-17 Launches Three Astronauts From Baikonur

Rubins, Ryzhikov, and Kud-Sverchkov joined NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and Roscosmos cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner, who've been on ISS since April. Boeing First crew test flight It i...

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Climate change worsening Australia's extreme weather: Scientists

Climate change worsening Australia's extreme weather: Scientists

State of the Climate 2020 is the sixth report in a series published biennially by the Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO , which together play an integral role in monitoring, measuring and reportin...

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Treat Yourself to a Physically Distant Viewing of Tonight's Pink Supermoon

Treat Yourself to a Physically Distant Viewing of Tonight's Pink Supermoon

There are numerous supermoons every year, but this April marks the largest supermoon set to occur in 2020. The farthest point in this ellipse is called the apogee and is about 405,500 km from Earth ...

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Successful space mining experiment raises hopes for colonies supplied from the Moon

Successful space mining experiment raises hopes for colonies supplied from the Moon

It a called as " biomining " and is very beneficial. The process can assist in reducing the dependence on cyanide for mining gold , for example. Prof Cockell said he also expected scientists at som...

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Electrifying growth of renewables despite pandemic

Electrifying growth of renewables despite pandemic

Bahar says that China contributed significantly to the jump in renewables in 2020, and Chinese renewable energy capacity is expected to grow by 30% compared to 2019. Global energy demand is forecast...

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SpaceX crew flight delayed; Musk gets mixed COVID-19 results

SpaceX crew flight delayed; Musk gets mixed COVID-19 results

NASA has postponed the launch of its first operational commercial crew mission by a day, citing weather conditions for the recovery of the Falcon 9 first stage rather than at the launch site itse...

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SeaDream halts Caribbean cruise as passengers test positive for COVID-19

SeaDream halts Caribbean cruise as passengers test positive for COVID-19

COVID-19 cases are still on board the first ship to sail to the Caribbean since March. It came after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new cruise ship guidance to help an industry ...

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Denmark Has Built Mass Graves For The 17 Million Mink They’re Destroying

Denmark Has Built Mass Graves For The 17 Million Mink They’re Destroying

But opposition swiftly emerged. Members of the opposition, including Jakob Ellemann-Jensen, leader of the Liberals, criticised the government's actions. The provincial government is watching recent ...

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Icy Moon Europa May Glow In The Dark, Experiments Suggest

Icy Moon Europa May Glow In The Dark, Experiments Suggest

When those molecules relax, they release energy as visible light. "We were able to predict that this nightside ice glow could provide additional information on Europa's surface composition". While w...

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NASA certifies SpaceX's Falcon 9 and Crew Dragon human spaceflight system

NASA certifies SpaceX's Falcon 9 and Crew Dragon human spaceflight system

Up until now, NASA had been paying Russia's Roscosmos space program to lease seats aboard its Soyuz spacecraft launches bound for the ISS . Based on the report, the test fire was initially schedule...

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Meteor shower THIS WEEK: How to spot Taurid shooting stars

Meteor shower THIS WEEK: How to spot Taurid shooting stars

Bill Cooke Jr., the head of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office , said stargazers can expect about five fireballs per hour during peak activity which will be traveling at around 18 miles per second. ...

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Nasa chief plans to step down after Biden takes charge

Nasa chief plans to step down after Biden takes charge

Bridenstine added in the article that he doesn't think he'd be the right person under a new administration. "The right question here is "What's in the best interest of NASA as an agency", and 'what'...

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