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June 5, 2021

NEWS

Space.com

“It was a great approach and was awesome watching it come on in, and we’re glad it’s here,” NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough told flight controllers after docking. “Looking forward to all the science and other goodies that it brought up along with our EVA solar …

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Space.com

A two-stage Falcon 9 rocket flight is scheduled to take off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station here in Florida. Liftoff is expected at 12:26 a.m. EDT (0426 GMT) during a one-hour 59-minute window.

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Phys.Org

Like all metals, silver, copper, and gold are conductors. Electrons flow across them, carrying heat and electricity. While gold is a good conductor under any conditions, some materials have the property of behaving like metal conductors only if temperatures are …

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Space.com

Ingenuity’s handlers are prepping the 4-lb. (1.8 kilograms) chopper for its seventh Martian flight, which will take place no earlier than Sunday (June 6). The plan is to send Ingenuity to a new airfield, about 350 feet (105 meters) south of its current location on the …

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CNN

(CNN) As far as we know, Earth is a unicorn. We have yet to find a planet quite like ours. Think of what you notice on Earth each day: the shapes of clouds, how hot the sun feels on your skin, the colors of the sky when the sun sets. Now imagine standing on …

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Space.com

As part of a new fundraising initiative benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, you can now create your own “crew” for the upcoming Inspiration4 mission to Earth orbit. This September, four private citizens are set to become astronauts as they embark …

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The New York Times

Because benevolent bots are suckers. Plus, racism in medical journals, the sperm-count “crisis” and more in the Friday edition of the Science Times newsletter.

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Phys.Org

Tiny algae in Earth’s oceans and lakes take in sunlight and carbon dioxide and turn them into sugars that sustain the rest of the aquatic food web, gobbling up about as much carbon as all the world’s trees and plants combined. New research shows a crucial …

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Livescience.com

The relentless march of time can be a source of anxiety. Who hasn’t sometimes wished for the ability to freeze themselves in a happy moment or even prevent a loved one from slipping away. Every once in a while, a science-fiction book, movie, or TV show will …

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Fox News

NASA aims for two new missions to Venus to learn more about the ‘lost habitable’ world; former NASA astronaut Tom Jones provides insight on ‘CAVUTO Live.’ With a storied …

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