Daily News update on – Science


November 1, 2021

NEWS

Space.com

A NASA spacecraft is giving the best-ever 3D model of the largest planet of our solar system. The Juno mission is using its second extended phase to peer far into the clouds of Jupiter …

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Spaceflight Now

NASA astronaut Tom Marshburn, a medical doctor and veteran of launches on the space shuttle and Russia’s Soyuz spacecraft, joins three rookie space fliers on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon “Endurance” poised for liftoff on mission to the International Space Station.

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Space.com

NASA astronaut Megan McArthur, one of the seven crewmembers currently living and working at the International Space Station (ISS), created what she called “my best space tacos yet,” using some of the newly harvested peppers, some fajita beef and rehydrated …

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CNN

NASA did not say how long the four astronauts — NASA’s Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur, French astronaut Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency, and Akihiko Hoshide from Japan — will have to be on board their Crew Dragon capsule with an inoperable …

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The Verge

The same year that The Verge came into being, another decades-long program was coming to an end. In July 2011, NASA’s Space Shuttle Atlantis, with a crew of four on board, blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, bound for the …

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Space.com

Crew-3 will send NASA astronauts Raja Chari, Kayla Barron and Thomas Marshburn, and the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Matthias Maurer, to the International Space Station for a six-month stay. The quartet will ride to the orbiting lab in a SpaceX Crew …

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The Planetary Society

Most exciting moment in planetary science: Hayabusa2 returning samples of Ryugu to Earth: In late 2020 (after our Best of 2020 campaign had concluded) JAXA’s Hayabusa2 spacecraft dropped off …

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Phys.Org

An international team of researchers has identified genes associated with plant survival in one of the harshest environments on Earth: the Atacama Desert in Chile. Their findings, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), …

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A team of Russian physicists has made an important step forward in this direction by proving the adiabatic theorem at a finite temperature and identifying quantitative conditions for adiabatic dynamics. Their findings will be of high interest for …

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Phys.Org

The research, published in Marine Environmental Research, is the first to explore the association between temperature and site geography on species abundance, physiology and reproductive behavior in coastal areas. Its authors say it provides evidence …

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