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August 16, 2022
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Scientific American

The object is known as Sagittarius A* (“Sagittarius A star”). This spring, however, the astronomers behind the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) settled the matter by unveiling the first image …

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Space.com

All eyes will be trained on the Kennedy Space Center in Florida today as NASA’s magnificent Artemis 1 rocket and Orion capsule trot out to Launch Complex 39B. Advertisement. Skip advert. Starting Tuesday evening (Aug. 16), the rocket, deemed more …

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Space.com

An international team of researchers has devised a plasma-based approach to producing oxygen on Mars to support exploration. Oxygen is vital: it breathable environments, life support, producing fuels and supporting agriculture. Being able to harvest it …

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Space.com

A team of researchers from Curtin University in Australia found that Earth’s continents may have formed at the sites of meteorite impacts, which were much more common in the early history of the solar system. Earth …

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Scientific American

Australian scientists have been hoping since 1999 to use emerging genetic technologies to try to bring the thylacine back from the dead. When the species went extinct, Tasmania lost its top predator. In theory, reintroducing proxy …

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U.S. News & World Report

By By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter, HealthDay Reporter. (HealthDay). MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Taking part in certain sports in high school may lead to misuse of prescription stimulants in the years after graduation, …

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Popular Mechanics

Some clays found on Earth mimic the types of clay found on the moon and Mars. Figuring out the binder for the clay-like topsoil is the key to ongoing research.

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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Particles accelerated by the shock waves of the supernova remnant interact with the gas in the interstellar medium, producing high-energy gamma-ray emission. Credit: Jayanne English, University of Manitoba, NASA/Fermi/Fang et al. 2022, and Canadian …

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Salt Lake Tribune

(Mikkel Deschamp) A video sent to The Salt Lake Tribune taken by a home surveillance camera shows a meteor traveling across the sky above Roy, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022.

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Science News

As much as a quarter of Martian sand is composed of spherical bits of glass forged in the intense heat of impacts, a new study shows. Since windblown sand sculpts the Martian landscape, this discovery reveals how …

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