The forest of Tunguska, Siberia, picture taken by Russian explorer Evgeny Krinov twenty years after an explosion flattened estimated 80 million trees. Evgeny Krinov In September 2019, the asteroid 2006 QV89 will approach Earth’s orbit. Astronomers estimated on preliminary data that the asteroid had a 1-in-7,000 chance of hitting Earth, but more recent observations confirmed
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MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. — OneWeb Satellites, the joint venture of Airbus and OneWeb, formally opened its Florida factory that will soon be producing satellites for OneWeb’s constellation at the rate of two per day. The July 22 ribbon-cutting ceremony at the 9,750-square-meter factory, located just outside the gates of the Kennedy Space Center here, marked
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Cigarette butts left in grass and soil can harm nearby plant growth, according to a new study. The study led by Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, England found that a cigarette butt can cut down the germination, or development, of plants, adding to concerns about discarded cigarette remnants as an under-acknowledged, but widespread, pollutant. Cigarette
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FILE PHOTO: Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) scientists work on various modules of lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 at ISRO Satellite Integration and Test Establishment (ISITE) in Bengaluru, India, June 12, 2019. Picture taken through a green glass window. REUTERS/Chris Thomas/File Photo SRIHARIKOTA/BENGALURU (Reuters) – India launched a rocket into space on Monday to perform a soft
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Redmi K20, Redmi K20 Pro India launch, Realme X price in India reveal, and Xiaomi Mi A3 debut grabbed the headlines this week. Additionally, Samsung Galaxy A80 launch in India, Nokia 9 PureView release in offline stores, and Realme 3i announcement dominated the conversation. Further, WhatsApp Payments may be officially rolling out soon and BSNL
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TULUM, MEXICO – JUNE 15: Sargassum, a seaweed-like algae, covers a beach on June 15, 2019 in Tulum, Mexico. Mexico’s Riviera Maya Caribbean tourist towns of Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum are being inundated with tons of foul-smelling Getty Images Situated along the Caribbean Sea, Cancun is a popular vacation spot within Mexico’s Yucatan
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Kepler-452b is the most Earth-like planet ever discovered. Is there a possibility we could move there in the future? NASA’S UNEXPLAINED FILES Tuesdays 10/9c on Science http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/nasas-unexplained-files/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Head over to Vintage Space on YouTube: http://bit.ly/VintageSpaceYT Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT Download the TestTube app:
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Both astronauts had extensive photography training in preparation for the mission. NASA Have you ever gone on an trip with friends, only to discover afterward that there’s only one picture of you from the whole trip, and it includes your posterior rather than your face? Apollo
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What do places like Shropshire (United Kingdom), Hawkes Bay (New Zealand), Sydney (Australia), New York (USA), and Krakow (Poland) have in common? They are just some of the 822 (and counting) cities, councils and jurisdictions worldwide to have declared a climate emergency. With record temperatures gripping Europe, widespread drought in South America, and ever-decreasing ice coverage in Greenland, the effects of climate change are
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Egypt has opened its 4,600-year-old “bent” pyramid to visitors, who can travel deep inside its tunnels to visit the chambers inside. As of Saturday, visitors can walk through a 256-foot (78-meter) tunnel, down to two chambers inside the pyramid, Reuters reported. The pyramid, built for Pharaoh Sneferu around 2,600 BC, looks different to Egypt’s most
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Observing anniversaries of historic events is part of human culture. It helps us to remember and reflect on transformative moments of our civilization. Too often, however, these anniversaries represent tragedies that have been imprinted on the public consciousness. For example, one will hear people say, “I remember the moment that I learned that JFK had
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Physicists in the US have discovered a material that could qualify as the first known three-dimensional example of a quantum spin liquid – an exotic theoretical phase of matter. Quantum spin liquids were first predicted by scientists back in the 1970s. While researchers have studied them for decades, these phases largely remain a theoretical concept, although
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WASHINGTON — Satellite and rocket hardware provider Ruag Space signed a contract with Firefly Aerospace to provide payload adapters for its small launch vehicles.  Ruag Space will provide the adapters, which lock satellites in place during launch and release them once in space, as part of a long-term purchase agreement.  Ruag Space spokesperson Carrie Rice
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