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February 13, 2022

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Space.com

Since February 2015, the 14 meters long, derelict Falcon 9 upper stage, massing nearly 4 metric tons, has therefore been in a wide orbit about the Earth. Its precise movements have been hard to predict, because they were influenced by lunar and solar …

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The Verge

He says the object was first picked up by the Catalina Sky Survey, a program that uses telescopes near Tucson, Arizona to scan the sky for potentially dangerous asteroids that could pose a threat to Earth. When …

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New York Post

An astronaut’s role and responsibilities can range anywhere from crewing a spacecraft to working as a scientist on the International Space Station (ISS). NASA astronauts specifically do a lot of research and conduct hands-on …

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Politico

Starship is threatening NASA’s moon contractors, which are watching its progress with a mix of awe and horror. Elon Musk speaks to an …

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KEYT

“Only a few rogue waves in high sea states have been observed directly, and nothing of this magnitude. The probability of such an event occurring is one in 1,300 years,” said Johannes Gemmrich, one of the lead researchers on rogue waves at the University …

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Phys.Org

Elon Musk gestures as he speaks during a press conference at SpaceX’s Starbase facility. Elon Musk delivered updates on SpaceX’s efforts to develop its interplanetary Starship rocket on Thursday night, but stopped short of …

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The Tribune

Berlin, Feb 13. A team of astronomers using the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (ESO’s VLT) in Chile have found evidence of another planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our Solar System.

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Birmingham Times

In a study published in Scientific Reports, scientists examined the fossilized neck bones of a large, plant-eating diplodocid dinosaur resembling a brontosaurus that lived during the Late Jurassic period, about 163 to 145 million years ago.

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Audacy

Since astronomers conventionally wait for independent confirmation before officially introducing new planets into their catalogues, Proxima Centauri d is currently only a “planet candidate.” Authors of the study, which appears …

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The Jerusalem Post

Three asteroids are seen in space in this artistic illustration. (photo credit: PIXABAY). The cosmic space rocks won’t be guided by Cupid’s arrows and will safely pass the …

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