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June 27, 2022

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Space.com

A new video released by the European Space Agency (ESA) on Monday (June 27) shows the crater-riddled surface of the solar system’s smallest planet Mercury as captured during a super close flyby of the BepiColombo spacecraft.

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Space.com

Alien rocky worlds cocooned in hydrogen and helium could prove habitable to life as we know it for billions of years, with key features such as temperate conditions and liquid water, a new study finds. On Earth, there is life virtually wherever there …

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Spaceflight Now

After “herculean” efforts to overcome the software testing problem, NASA concluded last week that the Psyche mission will not be able to launch with acceptable risk levels during a launch period between Sept. 20 and Oct. 11, said Lori Glaze, director of …

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CNN

New images shared by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, which has been circling the moon since 2009, have revealed the location of the unusual crater. The impact created two craters that overlap, an eastern crater measuring 59 feet (18 meters) across and …

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CNN

(CNN) NASA has successfully launched a rocket from Australia’s remote Northern Territory, making history as the agency’s first commercial spaceport launch outside the United States. The rocket blasted off at just past midnight local time Monday from …

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Scientific American

Climate models have suggested the number of storms should decline as global temperatures rise, but that had not been confirmed in the historical record. Detailed tropical cyclone data from satellites only go back until about the 1970s, which is not long …

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UT News | The University of Texas at Austin

Rambo is referring to a hotly debated hypothesis called viral eukaryogenesis. It suggests that, in addition to bacteria and archaea, viruses might have contributed some genetic component to the development of eukaryotes. This latest discovery does not …

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Space.com

A view of 5 planets aligned in the morning sky with labels. The five naked-eye planets, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn, are in alignment in …

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Medical Xpress

Patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) have lower levels of the neuromodulator acetylcholine (ACh) in their brains. Donepezil, an AD drug, increases brain ACh levels and improves AD-associated learning deficits. Now, researchers have identified the …

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Sci-News.com

June 27, 2022—The first high-quality genome of the desert locust—those voracious feeders of plague and devastation infamy and the most destructive migratory insect in the world—has been produced by U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research …

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