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July 5, 2022
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Space.com

NASA’s first-ever Mars rover, dubbed Sojourner, touched down in Chryse Planitia on July 4, 1997, atop its landing vehicle, Pathfinder. The pair of spacecraft heralded a revolution in Mars exploration technology that NASA’s Curiosity and Perseverance rovers …

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Space.com

CAPSTONE has gone dark. The 55-pound (25 kilograms) NASA probe ceased communicating with its handlers yesterday (July 4), shortly after it deployed successfully from Rocket Lab’s Photon spacecraft bus and began its long trek to the moon.

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Space.com

A stellar nursey in the Orion Nebula promises to reveal early-stage star formation. … This image …

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Phys.Org

Over the decades that followed, experimental physicists first devised and then developed the instruments and methods required to detect the Higgs boson. The most ambitious of these projects was the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which is operated by the …

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Slate Magazine

This is much more than a science outpost. If citizens of our million-person settlement were to be as wasteful as the average American, they would generate around 720,000 metric tons of solid waste and perhaps 68 cubic kilometers of wastewater per Earth …

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CNN

(CNN) A decade ago, the Large Hadron Collider, Earth’s most powerful particle accelerator, proved the existence of an subatomic particle called the Higgs boson — thought to be a fundamental building block of the universe dating back to the big bang …

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Scientific American

This is how it feels for particle physicists as we begin a new phase, called Run 3, at the world’s most powerful particle accelerator: the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN near Geneva. This …

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Space.com

An increased rate of particle collisions, improved ability to collect more data than ever before, and brand new experiments will pave the way for researchers to conduct science beyond the Higgs boson and, perhaps, even beyond the current Standard Model of …

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Livescience.com

Bones, like muscles, are always growing, and they have evolved to reshape themselves under the constant mechanical strain caused by Earth’s gravity. And, just like muscles, if weight-bearing bones are not used — such as during a long, low-gravity stint in …

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NPR

The Higgs Boson particle was first observed when scientists at the European Center for Nuclear Research, or CERN, spun and crashed particles together near the speed of light. They did that by using the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator …

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