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Heart cells change during spaceflight

Heart cells change during spaceflight

Relatively little is known about the role of microgravity in influencing human cardiac function at the cellular level. They generated hiPSC lines from three individuals by reprogramming blood cells, a...

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New Zealand passes law aimed at combating climate change

New Zealand passes law aimed at combating climate change

The bill also aims to fulfil New Zealand's obligations under the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement just as the United States under President Trump begins the formal process of pulling out of the d...

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NASA`s Voyager 2 becomes second man-made object to reach interstellar space

NASA`s Voyager 2 becomes second man-made object to reach interstellar space

Now, the new measurements from Voyager 2 indicate that the boundaries between our solar system and interstellar space may not be as simple as once thought. In at least one case, it was a similarity be...

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Boeing tests space taxi; one of three parachutes does not open

Boeing tests space taxi; one of three parachutes does not open

The Boeing lander would be able to dock with the Gateway, a planned space station in lunar orbit, but it would not require it. Blue Origin's proposal for a lunar landing system, unveiled last month...

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Voyager 2 Reaches the Interstellar Realm

Voyager 2 Reaches the Interstellar Realm

Some astronomers place it at the so-called Oort cloud - an area full of roaming space stones at 300 billion kilometers from the sun , which still feel the sun's gravity. "It's just astonishing how fl...

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More than 11,000 global scientists declare climate emergency

More than 11,000 global scientists declare climate emergency

The researchers say they have a moral obligation to warn of the scale of the threat. The formal declaration of a climate change emergency has emerged, particularly for governments, as a way to ack...

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Israeli spacecraft crashes during moon landing: mission control

Israeli spacecraft crashes during moon landing: mission control

At the beginning of March, controllers successfully activated the spacecraft's engines for four minutes, after technical difficulties had prevented the maneuver earlier in the mission. "We are resetti...

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Alberto Salazar: Ukad to investigate British Nike Oregon Project athletes

Alberto Salazar: Ukad to investigate British Nike Oregon Project athletes

In a statement, Ukad chief executive Nicole Sapstead said: "We have been working with Usada on their investigation into the Nike Oregon Project and will work with Wada on their investigation if there ...

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Wine cellar in space: 12 bottles arrive for year of aging

Wine cellar in space: 12 bottles arrive for year of aging

As explained by the company, this experiment will focus on studying the effects of microgravity in space on the fermentation process of red wine. Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will be i...

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Mercury Transit 2019: Planet To Cross Sun In Rare Cosmic Event

Mercury Transit 2019: Planet To Cross Sun In Rare Cosmic Event

Usually it passes below or above the sun from our perspective. Why You Need To Go: See Mercury as it passes between the Earth and Sun for the first time in years! If the weather doesn't hold up, N...

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Trump administration eases Obama-era rule on coal pollution

Trump administration eases Obama-era rule on coal pollution

One proposal deals with how power plants handle their wastewater, which can contain highly toxic chemicals like mercury, arsenic, nitrogen and selenium. That proposal would relax some limits on the am...

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Another Resupply Mission to Space Station from Wallops

Another Resupply Mission to Space Station from Wallops

The oven, which can reach a top temperature of 363.3 C, was created to take advantage of the modular nature of the ISS and will be installed in its own specially-designed locker insert. The Cygnus cap...

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Vow And Declare wins Melbourne Cup

Vow And Declare wins Melbourne Cup

Prince of Arran finished second, Il Paradiso finished third while Master of Reality came fourth. A Noosa-bred thoroughbred, Vow and Declare was offered up to the nephew of the horse's breeder Paul L...

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12 bottles of wine arrive at space station for ageing experiment

As explained by the company, this experiment will focus on studying the effects of microgravity in space on the fermentation process of red wine. " CommuBios will analyze the impact of radiation an...

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Incoming! Asteroid spotted a week ago to speed between Earth and Moon

Incoming! Asteroid spotted a week ago to speed between Earth and Moon

The C0PPEV1 - since renamed 2019 United Nations 13 - travelled 3,852 miles (6,200km) above the Earth, which makes it one of the closest near-misses in recorded history. " This is much closer than our ...

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Government bans new fracking in England

Government bans new fracking in England

The U-turn follows a report by Britain's Oil and Gas Authority into recent seismic activity at Preston New Road, a site operated by exploration and production company Cuadrilla . While the decisi...

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Voyager 2 just exited our solar system

Voyager 2 just exited our solar system

The new boundary layers counsel there are phases within the transition from our solar bubble to the space past that scientists didn't beforehand perceive. The Voyager probes launched in 1977, each equ...

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Trump Admin Officially Withdraws from Paris Climate Agreement

Trump Admin Officially Withdraws from Paris Climate Agreement

Pompeo's statement touted America's carbon pollution cuts and called the Paris deal an "unfair economic burden" to the US economy. Almost 200 nations signed the climate deal in which each country pr...

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SpaceX achieves key milestone in safety testing of Crew Dragon spacecraft

SpaceX achieves key milestone in safety testing of Crew Dragon spacecraft

Last month during a press conference with NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine, Elon Musk said that 10 successful tests would show the parachutes were working consistently. The chutes also have a ...

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Chandrayaan-2 Enters Lunar Orbit; Landing Expected on September 7

Chandrayaan-2 Enters Lunar Orbit; Landing Expected on September 7

The team had to slow down the spacecraft just to the right velocity to complete the intricate work of this segment of the mission. A higher-than-anticipated methodology velocity would have bounced...

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Boeing crew capsule launched mile into air on test flight

Boeing crew capsule launched mile into air on test flight

The test went off at 6:15 a.m. PT and saw the Starliner capsule fire its four abort engines and launch the craft to a speed of about 650 miles per hour (1,046 km/h) in around 5 seconds. This is the sa...

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Black hole shock: Scientists stunned by new space discovery

Black hole shock: Scientists stunned by new space discovery

The new study demonstrates how to spot these dimmer black holes, using the example of a binary system consisting of a giant star, 2MASS J05215658+4359220, and an unknown partner. "Immediately, eve...

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The Air Force's secretive space plane returns after more than two years

The Air Force's secretive space plane returns after more than two years

The X-37B's fourth mission lasted 718 days, with the space plane landing in 2017. The Air Force's statement , although not giving much detail as to the nature of the many experiments performed by...

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Space Shipment Launched with Sports Car Parts, Cookie Oven

Space Shipment Launched with Sports Car Parts, Cookie Oven

It's expected to reach the ISS on Monday. Use of the vest could protect crew members on missions to the Moon and Mars . It will help examine the impact that high heat and zero gravity might have ...

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Man reunited with lost £250k violin

Stephen Morris was reunited with his £250,000 violin. Mr Morris instructed the BBC: "I agree with a puny battered and bruised..." Professional musician Stephen Morris, who said it was "devastating...

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Wind, rain knock out power to more than 900,000 customers across Quebec

Wind, rain knock out power to more than 900,000 customers across Quebec

Strong winds in southern Quebec topped 100 kilometres per hour today, knocking out power to more than 340,000 customers from the Montreal area down to the USA border. The Sherbrooke region, south of M...

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Weather warning as 80mph winds and heavy rain forecast to hit UK

Police said it is understood a tree had fallen on the grey Ford B-Max, and officers appealed for anyone who saw what happened to get in touch. Dorset Police has warned people not to make "unnecessar...

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Vampire bats form close friendships and help each other, study finds

Vampire bats form close friendships and help each other, study finds

But this type of bond is a rarity in the animal world, as the bats pay a price when they regurgitate their food to help others. To test the strength of relationships in female common vampire bats ( ...

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United Kingdom issues immediate ban on fracking following damning report

United Kingdom issues immediate ban on fracking following damning report

Environmental campaign group Greenpeace welcomed the ban. "After reviewing the OGA's report into recent seismic activity.it is clear that we can not rule out future unacceptable impacts on the loc...

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Keystone oil pipeline leaks 383,000 gallons in North Dakota

Keystone oil pipeline leaks 383,000 gallons in North Dakota

The company said the losses included $133 million from the Ontario natural gas-fired power plants' sale and $133 million from certain Columbia Midstream assets sold in August. It's created to carry ...

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