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July 20, 2022
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Space.com

This was the nearest example of a stellar body being “spaghettified” by the massive tidal forces generated by a black hole that astronomers have ever spotted.

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Space.com

NASA will announce a more firm commitment about one week before the launch, he said, when the agency completes its standard flight readiness review of the Artemis 1 stack, including SLS and the Orion capsule riding atop the rocket.

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The New York Times

It was a fish that lived about 375 million years ago, when our ancestors were scaly creatures vaguely resembling giant eels, walking across mud flats with four limbs complete with elbows, knees, wrists and ankles. The newly discovered fossil, called …

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Space.com

A Chinese Long March 5B rocket stands on a launchpad in front of a blue sky. A Chinese Long March 5B rocket is rolled out to its launchpad carrying China’s experimental Wentian module that …

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Scientific American

The researchers mused that body temperature could explain the difference—and that this difference might also show up in fossils. The researchers set about amassing a data set of 56 fossil synapsids, the group that contains mammals …

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NPR

A diner in China spotted what looked like dinosaur footprints in the stone patio of a restaurant. Paleontologists have now confirmed the discovery and say the tracks are roughly 100 million years old. Facebook; Twitter; Flipboard

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Forbes

Now in development, it will go skywards between October 2026 and May 2027 from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida atop a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket. SpaceX will make $255 million from the contract.

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The Atlantic

A chart from the James Webb Space Telescope is displayed on a digital billboard on a. Ricky Vigil / Getty. July 19, 2022, 4:40 PM ET.

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Nature.com

An analysis of fossil specimens of the inner ear helps to refine the timeframe of a key transition in vertebrate evolution — when our mammal-like ancestors began to regulate and maintain a high body temperature. Stefan Glasauer &; Hans Straka.

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Laboratory Equipment

Key points: The enzyme DOT1L plays a critical role in sperm production—or lack thereof. The discovery of DOT1L’s function advances our understand of the biology of adult germline stem cells. This research puts scientists one step closer to the …

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