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January 9, 2022



The James Webb Space Telescope is fully deployed. So what’s next for the biggest observatory off Earth?

The Webb mission team is now turning its attention to directing the telescope to its final destination, while getting key parts of the observatory online for its astronomy work. Webb is expected to arrive …

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Black hole eruption the size of 16 full moons

Scientists announced December 23, 2021, that they used the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) telescope in the outback of Western Australia to produce the most comprehensive image yet of the black hole eruption in the galaxy Centaurus A. This galaxy …

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Greek Reporter

Don’t look up, but a killer space rock is coming… one day

It will be a one-in-100-million-year event, but sooner or later — given the thousands upon thousands of space rocks hurtling around our solar system — a giant asteroid or comet with our name on it is going to hurtle in our direction.

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Compound found in thyme and oregano could help fight cancer, scientists say

Thymol, carvacrol, and thymohydroquinone make up the distinctive, Mediterranean flavours of thyme, oregano, and other plants in the Lamiaceae family. As well as being a culinary staple, the herbs are antibacterial, …

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10-Minute Boxing Jump-Rope Workout With Leila Leilani

If you’re ready for a quick and effective jump-rope workout, fitness trainer Leila Leilani is here for you! Get your heart pumping in just 10 minutes with a boxing-inspired combo workout that will keep you on your toes (literally).

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New Zealand Herald

NZ scientists unravelling the mysteries of NZ’s steam-powered eruptions like Whakaari tragedy

Liquid inside the offshore Bay of Plenty volcano expanded into steam at supersonic speed, releasing pressure that sent volcanic ash 3.6km skyward and blasted the crater with a hurricane-like current. Within just the last …

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The Sun

Brit tracks thousands of asteroids from Welsh hilltop to save humanity from apocalypse

IN NETFLIX doomsday comedy “Don’t Look Up”, two scientists must convince the world that a planet-destroying asteroid is headed for Earth. Much like in the movie, the survival of humanity during such an event really does fall into the hands of a few …

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China’s Chang’e 5 Lunar Probe Finds First On-site Evidence of Water on Moon’s Surface

China’s Chang’e 5 lunar lander has found the first-ever on-site evidence of water on the surface of the moon, lending new evidence to the dryness of the satellite. The study published on Saturday in the peer-reviewed journal Science Advances revealed …

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Screen Rant

Why The Dream Chaser Space Plane Could Succeed Where The Space Shuttle Failed

Sierra Space announced they are building a new Dream Chaser to take astronauts to space. This is just an example of its commitment to the construction of a new commercial space station with Blue Origin. The company also has contracts with NASA to …

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The Sun

Where you are most likely to catch Covid according to experts – full list revealed

YOU’RE most likely to catch Covid while going to the shops, experts have warned as they released a list of the most contagious activities. A Government-led study based on the daily activities of 10,000 people found outdoor sports was the second highest …

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