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Ingenuity’s Flight 15

Ingenuity’s mission on Mars has been a resounding success, but it is not without its emergent challenges; reports have returned from the space copter’s latest exploits, and things are getting tough out there. This fall, we experienced solar conjunction with Mars, where the two planets line up on exactly opposite …

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Save The Planet After All

For years, the conventional wisdom has been that you can’t just nuke an incoming asteroid to save the planet, no matter what Hollywood movies have told you. The logic is quite straightforward; blowing space rocks into pieces would cause an even deadlier rain of smaller astroids that would pelt the …

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Modern Snake Diversity

About 66 million years ago, a massive asteroid crashed into Earth near the site of the small town of Chicxulub in what is now Mexico. The impact eradicated roughly 75% of the animal and plant species on Earth, including whole groups like non-avian dinosaurs and ammonites. New research from the …

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300 Million Years

The universe is about 13.8 billion years, give or take. For most of that time, the whole of existence has looked similar to the way it looks now, just not quite as big. However, there was a time when there was no starlight to illuminate the infinite darkness of space. …

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Hubble Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope has been offline for a week following a failure in the observatory’s payload computer, and it might take longer than we expected to get it back up and running. NASA reports it has made several attempts to switch to backup memory modules, but it hasn’t worked. …

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The First Stars Formed

The universe is about 13.8 billion years, give or take. For most of that time, the whole of existence has looked similar to the way it looks now, just not quite as big. However, there was a time when there was no starlight to illuminate the infinite darkness of space. …

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Scientists Study Einsteinium

  The 20th century was notable for numerous reasons, not least of which that humanity split the atom. In the remnants of atomic explosions, scientists found never-before-seen elements like einsteinium. Now, almost 70 years after its discovery, scientists have collected enough einsteinium to conduct some basic analysis. Scientists understood that …

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NASA Satellite Crashes

  During the height of the space race in the 1960s, the US launched a series of satellites designed to study the planet. The six Orbiting Geophysical Observatory (OGO) spacecraft improved our understanding of Earth’s magnetic field, shutting down a few years later. However, one of those forlorn satellites known …

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Epic’s Unreal Engine

  It hasn’t even been two weeks since Epic launched a legal volley at Apple and Google after daring them to remove Fortnite from their respective app stores. And yet, the case already has several twists and turns. The first of what will surely be many rulings in the cases …

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Google Drops Tweet

  Google has removed the prominent Twitter carousel of tweets from the Google search result pages after many prominent Twitter accounts were hacked yesterday. If you missed the Twitter hack news, you can read about it on Techmeme. But this news resulted in Google removing Twitter carousel boxes completely from …

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