#HowItsMade Mondays 9/8c on Science Though ketchup today uses tomato as a base, early versions did not. They were made from anchovies, shallots, oysters, lemons, or walnuts. Full episodes streaming FREE on Science GO! https://www.sciencechannelgo.com/how-its-made/ More How It’s Made: http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day.
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For twent million years, the world’s oceans were home to a monstrous shark, named the ‘megalodon’. Then suddenly, without explanation, the 18-metre-long (50 foot) super predator disappeared. It’s a juicy bit of ancient history that has inspired a host of books, documentaries and blockbuster films, some of which like to imagine that this bloody thirsty
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This article was first published in the SN Military.Space newsletter. If you would like to get our news and insights for national security space professionals every Tuesday, sign up here for your free subscription. During a recent conversation with a senior defense official about the changes coming to military space, he pointed out that under the proposed reorganization
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SEATTLE — NASA is considering buying two additional seats on Soyuz spacecraft to ensure a continued American presence on the International Space Station amid worries about additional delays in commercial crew flights. In a presolicitation notice filed Feb. 13, NASA announced it was considering contracting with the Russian state space corporation Roscosmos for two Soyuz
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While many people’s reaction to big hairy spiders is usually “AHHH”, you’ve got to admit, this spider’s odd-looking back appendage does look rather amusing. The peculiar and previously undocumented protrusion belongs to the tarantula Ceratogyrus attonitifer found in Angola, Central Africa. While scientists have observed related species of baboon spiders with a back bulge before, they’ve never
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Rover and Pyramids on MarsGetty NASA’s Martian rover Opportunity breathed its last digital gasp this week. What was a busy scurrying robot picking over and investigating the Martian landscape is now a slowly decaying pile of metal and circuitry. That is to say, Opportunity has entered my world, the world of abandoned things that is
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WASHINGTON — An experimental Air Force small satellite intended to test space situational awareness technologies will be a secondary payload on the upcoming Falcon 9 launch of a commercial communications satellite and lunar lander. Spaceflight, the Seattle-based company that brokers rideshare launch services, confirmed in a Feb. 11 statement that it will be flying the
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The largest, most powerful rocket booster ever built successfully fired up Wednesday for a major-milestone ground test in preparation for future missions to help propel NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft to deep space destinations, including an asteroid and Mars. The booster fired for two minutes, the same amount of time it
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WASHINGTON — NASA is now emphasizing speed in its lunar exploration plans, including seeking to fly payloads on commercial lunar landers before the end of this year as it works with industry on lander concepts. In a briefing with reporters at NASA Headquarters here Feb. 14, prior to an industry day for a new human
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Employees walk near an Abbott Laboratories sign at the company’s headquarters complex in Abbott Park, Illinois, U.S., on Monday, July 14, 2014. (Photo by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)© 2014 Bloomberg Finance LP Healthcare stocks have been among the leaders in the market rebound since the December lows. These five investing experts, and contributors to MoneyShow.com, believe this
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WASHINGTON — Fleet Space Technologies will begin raising money next week from investors in a Series A financing round after service launch immediately filled its four cubesats with customers. The Internet of Things (IoT) startup based in Adelaide, Australia, logged 1 million devices in 24 hours, with customer applications ranging from monitoring beehives to oil pipelines,
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WASHINGTON — NASA has selected for development a mission that will perform a spectroscopic survey of the entire sky at near-infrared wavelengths to study the origins of solar systems, galaxies and the universe. The agency said in a Feb. 13 statement that it picked Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization and
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Opportunity took this self-portrait in December 2004NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell On Wednesday, NASA officially concluded the mission of its Opportunity rover. The spacecraft, which first landed on Mars in January 2004, was continuously operating on Mars providing valuable scientific data until NASA lost contact with it during a dust
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WASHINGTON — NASA announced Feb. 13 that it was ending efforts to restore contact with the Opportunity Mars rover, bringing its mission to an end more than 15 years after it landed on the planet. At an event at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, project officials and NASA leadership said they were declaring the overall Mars
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