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January 20, 2022

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Space.com

An artist’s depiction of NASA’s InSight lander at work on Mars, with the dome of. (Image credit: NASA). A NASA spacecraft has safely …

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Space.com

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter has notched yet another milestone — the first weather-related flight delay on another planet. Ingenuity was scheduled to make its 19th Red Planet hop on Jan. 5. On New Year’s Day, however, a strong dust storm kicked up …

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Space.com

Being in space causes the human body to destroy about 50% more red blood cells, leading to a potentially dangerous condition known as anemia. The effects persist even after astronauts return to Earth, according to a new study.

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The Weather Channel

File photo: Self-portrait of NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover shows the vehicle at the “Okoruso” drilling site. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS). Advertisement. Curiosity—a car-sized rover wheeling around in the distant Red Planet since 2012—aims to unravel …

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USA TODAY

You may soon be able to get a wearable device that would help alert you to potential COVID-19 exposure. Today, we usually only learn about exposure to COVID when we find out someone we’ve been in contact has tested positive or symptoms of our own arise …

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Space.com

A unique archaeological study of crew culture within the International Space Station (ISS) will focus on the orbiting habitat as a “microsociety in a miniworld.” This inside look at the ISS, called the International Space Station Archaeological Project …

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The Hill

Climate TRACE tracks real-time atmospheric carbon emissions from existing satellites through AI and machine learning to obtain “a highly accurate and precise quantification of every significant emitter of greenhouse gas pollution.”.

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Phys.Org

In July 2017, the A68A iceberg snapped off the Larsen-C Ice Shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula and began its epic 3.5-year, 4,000-km journey across the Southern Ocean. At 5719 square kilometers in extent—one-quarter the size of Wales—it was the biggest …

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Phys.Org

Spirals on cosmic scales—as seen in galaxies—are even more arresting, not only for their beauty, but also for the overwhelming amount of information they contain. How do stars and star clusters form? Until recently, a complete answer used to lie out of …

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EurekAlert

image: A team of researchers has discovered a previously unrecorded jumping behavior in the larvae of a species of lined flat bark beetle (Laemophloeus biguttatus). This image shows the larval stage of the species on the left and the adult stage on the …

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