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January 10, 2022

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Space.com

“When we launched, by design our limiting resource is propellant,” Bill Ochs, the Webb project manager, told reporters in the livestreamed press conference, which was hosted by the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland.

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Space.com

Giant cyclones around Jupiter’s poles are sustained by the same processes that drive the creation of ocean vortices on Earth. A multitude of swirling clouds in Jupiter’s dynamic North Temperate Belt is captured in this image from NASA’s Juno spacecraft …

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Phys.Org

Magnetite crystals that form inside specialized receptor cells of salmon and other animals may have roots in ancient genetic systems that were developed by bacteria and passed to animals long ago through evolutionary genetics. The theory is based …

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The four women and six men, who were chosen from a pool of more than 12,000 applicants, are starting their new careers as future space station crew members and possible moonwalkers on Monday (Jan. 10). They are NASA’s 23rd class of trainees and the 22nd to …

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Phys.Org

The discovery of a supermassive black hole in a relatively small galaxy could help astronomers unravel the mystery surrounding how the very biggest black holes grow. Researchers used NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory to identify a black hole containing …

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CBS News

The revelation came as the lunar rover drove closer to the formation that was once believed to be as tall as Paris’ Arc de Triomphe, according to a post published Friday on “Our Space,” a Chinese media channel affiliated with the China National Space …

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Phys.Org

The mountain lion known as P-81, pictured here, is among the first in the Santa Monica Mountains with a tail defect. Credit: National Park Service. Southern California cougars often make the news with their litters of oh-so-cute kittens, but a UCLA-led …

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Phys.Org

When scientists discovered DNA and learned how to control it, not only science but society was revolutionized. Today, researchers and the medical industry routinely create artificial DNA structures for many purposes, including diagnosis and treatment …

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CNET

I recently captured my sixth rock core and have encountered a new challenge. Seems some pebble-sized debris is obstructing my robotic arm from handing off the tube for sealing/storage. More images and data to come. #SamplingMars takes perseverance.

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Phys.Org

Ecological communities on the Oregon coast are being subtly destabilized by the pressures of climate change despite giving an appearance of stress resistance, new research by Oregon State University shows. The findings are important because assessing …

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