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September 5, 2021


CBS News

After six months on Mars, NASA’s tiny copter is still flying high

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter, photographed on the surface of Mars by the Perseverance rover on June 15, 2021. It was only supposed to fly five times. And yet …

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The Washington Post

Want to shake up your knowledge about temblors? Check the online Earthquake Hazards Program.

About 150 seismic stations around the world help scientists monitor earthquakes, which take place all the time. A peek at the agency’s interactive map pinpoints …

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Tech Times

NASA Mars Helicopter Ingenuity Continues Mission—Here’s How it Surpassed Its Supposed Number of Flights

NASA’s Mars Helicopter Ingenuity continues to soar high in its mission in the Red Planet, even as it was designed to fly for five times only.

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TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Mike Lynch’s Skywatch: The Jovian giant (Jupiter) has joined Saturn

September 5, 2021 at 5:00 a.m.. The king of the planets has joined the ringed wonder of our solar system in the early evening sky. By far, Jupiter …

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Sarasota Herald-Tribune

STELLIFEROUS: All aboard for the beautiful and fascinating blue planet of Neptune

The planet Neptune. This column has often dealt with Earth’s bright, relatively close, naked-eye planetary neighbors (Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn), …

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NASA Mars Rover May Have Snagged 1st Rock Sample for Return

The Perseverance rover’s chief engineer, Adam Steltzner, called it a perfect core sample. “I’ve never been more happy to see a hole in a rock,” he tweeted …

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SpaceFlight Insider

New class of exoplanets identified in search for extraterrestrial life

Hycean planets appear to be the most common among the more than 4,000 exoplanets discovered since 1992. Their habitable zones are larger than those of Earth- …

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The Denver Post

McMillin: Virgin Galactica grounding shows need for international space-traffic control

With about 20 active spacefaring nations, 90-plus space agencies around the globe, commercial space flights, and thousands of satellites in Earth orbit, …

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Language Magazine

Sounds and Words Processed Separately but Simultaneously

After years of research, neuroscientists have discovered a new pathway in the human brain that processes the sounds of language. The findings, reported last …

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Stargazing: Get to know the Gas Giants

Saturn is king of satellites. Yes, Saturn officially has the most satellites in the solar system with 82 at last count. Jupiter holds second place with 79.

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