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Ancient Magnetosphere

Solar storms strip a planet’s atmosphere over time, and only a strong magnetosphere would be able to provide maximum protection. Lunar samples gathered by NASA’s Apollo missions recently revealed that the Moon had its own global magnetosphere, lasting from about 4.25 to 2.5 billion years ago. According to new research, …

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Nvidia Ampere GPU

  Nvidia recently unveiled its long-awaited Amepre-based graphics cards, displacing the famously spendy Turing architecture. Ampere isn’t going to be cheap necessarily, but the value seems great based on some early tests. You might also be happy to learn you won’t need a PCIe 4.0 slot for the top-of-the-line RTX …

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Rivers on Early Mars

Planetary researchers from the University of Texas at Austin and NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center have used dry paleolakes and riverbeds to determine how much precipitation was present on Mars 3.5-4 billion years ago. Open and closed lakes on early Mars. Image credit: University of Texas at Austin. The climate …

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Highlands of Early Mars

Ice Sheets Covered Southern The southern highlands of Mars are dissected by hundreds of ancient valley networks (3.9-3.5 billion years old), which are evidence that water once sculpted the Martian surface. According to new research, these valley networks were carved by water melting beneath glacial ice, not by free-flowing rivers …

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Foxes 42,000 Years Ago

Foxes Started Eating Human Food Remains as Early as 42,000 Years Ago A team of scientists from the University of Tübingen has studied the diet of Arctic foxes (Vulpes lagopus) and red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) that lived during the Paleolithic period in southwestern Germany. The red fox (Vulpes vulpes). Image …

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Apple’s China App Store

More than 2,500 mobile games have been removed from China’s App Store during the first week of July, according to a new report from app store intelligence firm Sensor Tower. The removals were expected due to a planned crackdown on unlicensed games, but this data is the first to demonstrate …

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Clearview makes early statement

As one of the first major tournaments of the year in New Jersey high school golf, the Garden State Cup is an excellent way for teams to see how they measure up against the rest of the state. The Pioneers shot 318 as a team to take sixth place in …

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