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June 19, 2021

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CNN

The space shuttle Atlantis sits on a launch pad in Cape Canaveral, Florida, ahead of its final mission in 2011. It was the last flight of NASA’s space shuttle program. When …

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Space.com

(Four other Starship test vehicles had tried this uncrewed hop in the previous five months, but none of them managed to stick the landing.) Even before achieving that milestone, however, …

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CNN

(CNN) Scientists are explorers of the unknown, seeking to understand the world as it exists now and millions of years ago. It’s a complicated endeavor, and this means researchers sometimes get things wrong. And that’s OK. In fact, it’s great. Creative and …

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New York Post

The Space Shuttle Challenger was hurtling through the air at twice the speed of sound when pilot Michael Smith noticed something alarming. Sitting on the right side of the flight deck, Smith looked out his window and likely saw a flash of vapor or a fire.

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The Weather Channel

Scientists at NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the US found that Earth’s energy imbalance approximately doubled during the 14-year period from 2005 to 2019. To reach this conclusion, …

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CNN

(CNN) The US Postal Service has issued a set of stamps to celebrate a decade of watching the sun from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, according to NASA. The Sun Science stamps draw attention to the different views of the sun as seen from the SDO.

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Livescience.com

This grave in France was reopened during the early Middle Ages. Items were removed, and archaeologists are trying to figure out why. (Image credit: Éveha-Études et valorisations archéologiques & Antiquity Publications Ltd.).

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Livescience.com

The black hole area theorem, which Hawking derived in 1971 from Einstein’s theory of general relativity, states that it is impossible for the surface area of a black hole to decrease over time. This rule interests physicists …

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Space Ref

Astronaut Thomas Pesquet takes a “space-selfie” during a spacewalk. NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Thomas Pesquet concluded their spacewalk at 3:26 p.m. …

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Livescience.com

Even the slightest bump of the funny bone can send pain rippling up and down the arm and a string of bawdy expletives rippling off the tongue. So why does hitting this little region of the elbow cause so much discomfort? The answer is pretty simple: It’s a …

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