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October 22, 2022
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Spaceflight Now

This view of Jovian moon Europa was created by processing an image JunoCam captured during Juno’s close flyby on Sept. 29, 2022. Credit: Image data: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSSImage processing by Björn Jónsson CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

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artnet News

A new, near-infrared-light view of the Eagle Nebula’s Pillars of Creation from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. Courtesy of NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI; Joseph DePasquale (STScI), …

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Science Friday

The Sun is the star at the center of our solar system. Eight planets travel in orbits around our nearest star, including our home, the Earth. Many planets, like our own, have moons circling them. There are dwarf planets like Pluto, Ceres, and Eris …

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CNET

Crash landing on Mars sounds scary, but it’s actually not so bad when you consider NASA’s current method of delivering rovers to the Martian surface is known as “seven minutes of terror.” The space agency is investigating a new way to land equipment on the …

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Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Scientists from two Mars missions will discuss how they combined images and data for a major finding on the Red Planet. NASA will host a virtual media briefing at 2 p.m. EDT (11 a.m. PDT) on Thursday, Oct. 27, to share new scientific findings based on …

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CBC.ca

On this week’s episode of Quirks & Quarks with Bob McDonald: Brain cells play Pong. Neurons from humans and mice have been taught to play the simple computer game Pong. Brett Kagan, the chief scientific officer at Cortical Labs in Melbourne, Australia, …

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Discover Magazine

The analysis has also advanced scientists’ understandings of dinosaur diversity in the Appalachian section of Cretaceous North America. Appalachian Dinosaur Diversity. The fossil record of the Cretaceous landmass of Laramidia features …

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Courthouse News Service

In 2021, China’s Chang’E-5 mission returned to Earth with lunar samples. As scientists from the Institute of Geology and Geophysics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (IGGCAS) studied the samples, they noted that prior lunar missions such as Apollo and …

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pnas.org

Moreover, these functional human neutrophils in MISTRGGR are recruited upon inflammatory and infectious challenges and help reduce bacterial burden. MISTRGGR mice represent a unique mouse model that finally permits the study of human neutrophils in health …

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Space.com

Lunar samples returned by the Apollo and Luna missions are all older than about 3 billion years, but samples returned by Chang’e 5 in late 2020 confirmed remote sensing analysis that rocks in the area were relatively young, at only 2 billion years old.

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