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June 4, 2021

NEWS

Space.com

Northern and eastern sections of North America will experience a weird and dramatic event next Thursday (June 10). A partial solar eclipse will be visible, and for many, it will more or less coincide with sunrise. Only for places north of a line running roughly …

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Space.com

New Zealand is urging progress on sustainability in space mining as the country becomes the 11th worldwide to sign on to the NASA-led Artemis Accords for human-led moon exploration. Peter Crabtree, head of the New Zealand Space Agency, signed the …

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Spaceflight Now

SpaceX ignited a Falcon 9 rocket for a 10-second test-firing early Thursday on a launch pad at Cape Canaveral, clearing a pre-flight check before a mission set to blast off just after midnight Sunday with the SXM 8 radio broadcasting satellite for SiriusXM.

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Phys.Org

While it is strikingly familiar to us—graphene is considered an allotrope of carbon, meaning that it essentially the same substance as graphite but in a different atomic structure—graphene also opened up a new world of possibilities for designing and building …

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BBC News

A Swansea bar’s customers are urged to take a Covid test if they feel ill after a cluster of cases was recorded. At least 13 people, including staff, at Jack Murphys bar in Wind Street, have tested positive for Covid-19. A small number of staff were serving while …

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CNN

(CNN) The largest moon in our solar system is preparing for its first close-up in more than 20 years on Monday. NASA’s Juno mission has been observing Jupiter and its moons since July 2016, and now Juno will come within 645 miles (1,038 kilometers) of …

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Phys.Org

Reforestation projects are a well-known facet of restoration, but ecological restoration takes many forms. Credit: Simeon Max, Restor AG. ETH spin-off Restor aims to increase the success rate of ecosystem restoration and conservation projects by connecting …

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Phys.Org

Time-lapse photograph of the Cosmic Infrared Background Experiment (CIBER) rocket launch, taken from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia in 2013. The image is from the last of four launches. Credit: University of Tokyo/ T. Arai. The universe contains …

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Astronomy Magazine

After neglecting our sister planet for almost three decades, NASA is heading back to Venus — and in a big way. On Wednesday, June 2, NASA administrator Bill Nelson announced that the agency would send two new missions to Earth’s inner neighbor by …

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Phys.Org

Coffee Wilt Disease is caused by a fungus that has led to devastating outbreaks since the 1920s in sub-Saharan Africa, and currently affects two of Africa’s most popular coffee varieties: Arabica and Robusta. The …

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