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June 3, 2021

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The New York Times

Today DeRisi is a professor of biochemistry who studies infectious diseases at the University of California, San Francisco, and co-president of the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, a research institute in the city’s Mission Bay neighborhood.

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Space.com

A shiny new SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will take to the skies here from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center at 1:29 p.m. EDT (1729 GMT). The two-stage launcher will blast off from Pad 39 …

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Space.com

Approximately 9 minutes after liftoff, the Falcon 9’s first stage returned to Earth, landing on one of SpaceX’s drone ships in the Atlantic Ocean in a smooth touchdown. The massive ship, called “Of Course I …

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Spaceflight Now

Trailing a brilliant orange flame, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket thundered into orbit Thursday from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida with a Dragon cargo capsule launching on a two-day trip to the International Space Station with experiments and two new solar …

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The Planetary Society

Jupiter is a coffee-and-cream-covered swirl of secrets. Beneath its undulating cloud bands are stories we’re only beginning to understand. NASA’s Juno spacecraft has been critical to solving these mysteries. For the last five years, the probe has been …

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Phys.Org

Although Earth and Venus are similar in size and location, they are very different worlds today. While Earth has oceans of water and abundant life, Venus is dry and fiercely inhospitable. Although it’s somewhat closer to the sun—about 70 percent of Earth’s …

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CNN

(CNN) The wild waters of the Southern Ocean surrounding Antarctica are one of the planet’s biggest carbon stores. The ocean absorbs around 12% of all carbon dioxide generated by humans each year, but despite its huge importance in regulating the …

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CNN

(CNN) Astronauts on the International Space Station are about to get a special delivery. SpaceX is scheduled to launch its 22nd cargo resupply mission to the space station on Thursday at 1:29 p.m. ET. The spacecraft will carry more than 7,300 pounds of …

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EarthSky

Humans have pondered the question of Earth’s age since we first developed a sense of time. The best scientific research to date suggests that our planet formed about 4.54 billion years ago. That’s 4,540,000,000 years! Researchers …

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Spaceflight Now

Two cosmonauts floated outside the International Space Station early Wednesday to wrap up preparations for detaching the two-decades-old Pirs airlock and docking compartment next month, clearing the way for the long-planned arrival of a new laboratory …

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