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Earth’s toughest creatures may be living on Moon

Earth’s toughest creatures may be living on Moon

The microscopic creatures - which can withstand extreme radiation, blistering heat, the coldest temperatures in the universe and even decades without food - likely made it out alive, an American organ...

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Deep Space Travel Can Damage The Brains Of Astronauts

The research focuses on low-dose radiation exposure experiments in mice, and the researchers argue that their simulation is not only realistic but also rather horrifying as NASA takes the first step...

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Giant parrot probably ate its smaller feathered friends

Giant parrot probably ate its smaller feathered friends

The researchers suggest that the parrot belonged to the flightless birds. New Zealand is no stranger to hulking avian species. Upon re-examining the fossils , it became clear to researchers that ...

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ESA launches high-speed network into atmosphere atop a rocket

ESA launches high-speed network into atmosphere atop a rocket

Intelsat S.A. has announced the launch of Intelsat 39, which will provide video distribution and connectivity services for mobile network operators, enterprises, governmental entities, as well as aero...

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Quarter of world’s population suffers ‘extreme water stress’, India overshadows the list

One-quarter of the world's population faces " extremely high " levels of baseline water stress, which means that irrigated agriculture, industries, and municipalities withdraw more than 80% of their a...

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SpaceX launches Amos-17 satellite for Spacecom

SpaceX launches Amos-17 satellite for Spacecom

Due to the requirements of Tuesday's launch, SpaceX did not attempt to recover the rocket again for use in future missions. Other launch providers, like Rocket Lab, have already started launch mission...

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Did Beresheet's crash spill thousands of 'water bears' onto the Moon?

Tardigrades, or "little water bears", are tiny eight-legged, segmented creatures measuring about 1.5 millimeters long. According to a Monday report in Wired , the spacecraft was carrying a micro-ar...

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Elon Musk Visits Cocoa, Where SpaceX's New Rocket Prototype Taking Shape

Elon Musk Visits Cocoa, Where SpaceX's New Rocket Prototype Taking Shape

A draft environmental assessment for SpaceX's Starship and Super Heavy launch vehicle taking off from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida has been completed. SpaceX will try to launch a communicatio...

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Google’s recycled materials promise is a hardware head-scratcher

Google’s recycled materials promise is a hardware head-scratcher

The second part of Google's sustainable hardware commitment is to use recycled parts in all of its Made By Google hardware products by 2022. The firm already allows people to recycle old Google prod...

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McDonald's new 'eco-friendly' paper straws can not be recycled

McDonald's new 'eco-friendly' paper straws can not be recycled

An internal McDonald's memo, leaked by an insider to The Sun , shows that members of staff in the United Kingdom are advised to put the paper straws into general trash along with food and other nonre...

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Weather alerts issued as 2 tropical cyclones approach Hawaii

Weather alerts issued as 2 tropical cyclones approach Hawaii

But high surf and heavy rainfall from Flossie are still projected through Monday, particularly for Maui and the Big Island. Meantime, both Erick to the West and Gil to the East have weakened into ...

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Byron Is A Great Spot To Catch The Perseid Meteor Showers

Byron Is A Great Spot To Catch The Perseid Meteor Showers

And while it's too far off to predict an accurate weather forecast here across NY state, one big factor could hamper any hopes of getting a full show. NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center announced:...

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Walloped by heat wave, Greenland sees massive ice melt

Walloped by heat wave, Greenland sees massive ice melt

Between June 11 and 20, the ice sheet lost the equivalent of 80 billion tons of ice, the National Snow and Ice Data Center computed . However, the peak of this melt event is likely still to come on...

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Amazon plans to build wind and solar farms in Virginia and Ireland

Amazon plans to build wind and solar farms in Virginia and Ireland

Kara Hurst, the director of sustainability at Amazon, said the company was committed to reducing climate change and will "continue to invest in these projects". Warner, Virginia Senator. In Cork, Ir...

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Enormous Asteroid Is Expected to Zoom By Earth on August 10

Enormous Asteroid Is Expected to Zoom By Earth on August 10

The video of the orbit illustrates the path that both Earth and asteroid 2006 QQ23 are expected to take. Monitoring these objects is mainly a protection mechanism to make sure none are anywhere ...

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Flossie Up Next As Weaker Erick Brings Winds, Rain, Surf

Significant weakening is forecast during the next couple of days, and Erick is expected to weaken to a tropical storm later today. As of 5 a.m. Friday, the center of Tropical Storm Erick was approxi...

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Elon Musk and NASA Strengthen Collaboration on Moon and Mars Colonization Projects

Elon Musk and NASA Strengthen Collaboration on Moon and Mars Colonization Projects

One of many main challenges in deep space travel is the query of power, since, at present, spacecraft need to take all their required fuel with them once they leave Earth. Such as precision landing sy...

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Space agency spots closest ’habitable’ Earth-like planet yet — NASA exoplanet discovery

Space agency spots closest ’habitable’ Earth-like planet yet — NASA exoplanet discovery

Scientists and astronomers led by Cornell's Lisa Kaltenegger have announced that they have discovered a "super-Earth" planet in a nearby solar system. "If the planet has a dense atmosphere, which will...

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Supply ship blasts off for International Space Station

On July 20, the Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft arrived to the space station carrying NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan and Luca Parmitano of ESA (European Space Agency) and Alexander Skvortsov of the Russian space...

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Hubble telescope spots WASP-121b, a scorching hot 'heavy metal' planet

Hubble telescope spots WASP-121b, a scorching hot 'heavy metal' planet

That intense temperature and the proximity of the planet to its host star has also affected its shape. The Hubble observations were published Thursday in the Astronomical Journal . "We thought we h...

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A 3-D map of stars reveals Milky Way's warped shape

A 3-D map of stars reveals Milky Way's warped shape

The locations of these cepheid stars illustrate the way the Milk Way's disk curves away from its centre in more detail and with more precision than ever before. The new research follows a study Nature...

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The Mission Of Solar Sail Was A Success By Earth Using Sunbeams

The Mission Of Solar Sail Was A Success By Earth Using Sunbeams

Solar sailing in space isn't exactly new. The sail is formed by four triangular sheets of extremely thin, reflective Mylar that form a square totalling 32 square metres. These tiny satellites weig...

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NASA Searches, Finds New Planets

NASA Searches, Finds New Planets

It orbits the host star every 55.7 days at a proximity of about one-fifth of the distance between the Earth and the sun. The system is located 31 light-years away in the constellation Hydra. GJ 357 ...

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Universal Orlando announces Epic Universe, a new theme park with attached hotels

Universal Orlando announces Epic Universe, a new theme park with attached hotels

Universal describes this new park as one that will introduce an "entirely new level of experience that forever changes theme park entertainment". "It will build on everything we have done and become...

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NASA's TESS Discovers A Nearby Super-Earth That Can Harbor Life

When astronomers checked the star for confirmation, they discovered two more worlds orbiting it. 'With a thick atmosphere, the planet GJ 357 d could maintain liquid water on its surface like Ea...

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NASA’s TESS planet hunter just spotted a trio of new worlds

It's about 31 light-years away. In February, TESS cameras caught the star dimming slightly every 3.9 days, revealing the presence of a transiting exoplanet - a world beyond our solar system - that p...

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TOI 270: new planetary system about 73 light years away from Earth

TOI 270: new planetary system about 73 light years away from Earth

The trio are among the smallest and nearest exoplanets found to date using NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), which was sent into space in 2018 with the aim of finding new worlds...

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SpaceX, Lockheed, Blue Origin, others get new NASA moon contracts

NASA issued the announcement last October. NASA, as part of the deals, provides expertise, facilities, hardware and software at no cost. The public-private partnerships and the way they are structur...

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Meteor showers and black moon: Sky watchers, this is your lucky week

Meteor showers and black moon: Sky watchers, this is your lucky week

One shower is called the Southern Delta Aquariids , while the other one is called Alpha Capricornids , and here's everything you need to know about them. They can reach between 3,000 and 10,000 degr...

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Dinosaur bone found in France: Huge Sauropod femur discovered

Dinosaur bone found in France: Huge Sauropod femur discovered

Paleontologists have been working on the site all summer, and they recently came across a bone buried in a thick layer of clay. Palaeontologists at the excavation site in Angeac-Charente have spared...

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