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March 10, 2022

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Space.com

The launch will send a SpaceX Crew Dragon to orbit March 30, for a 10-day International Space Station mission.

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In the study, a team of researchers led by Liang Ding of the Harbin Institute of Technology in Northeast China, used images from the rover’s Navigation and Topography Cameras (NaTeCam) to look at the structure of the rocks.

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Astronomers used a gamma-ray observatory in Namibia called the High Energy Stereoscopic System (HESS) to show how an eruption creates a shock wave that accelerates material around it super-fast speeds. The research focused on RS Ophiuchi, a nova that …

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Phys.Org

Satellite imagery used to be the preserve of advanced militaries and very few countries. Today, however, commercial companies are increasingly capturing such imagery, and their combined capability may surpass that of the Russian military. The …

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Phys.Org

Since that time, about 8,900 satellites have been launched from more than 40 countries worldwide. This has led to growing concerns about space debris and the hazard it represents to future constellations, spacecraft, and even habitats in low Earth orbit ( …

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They form the northern boundary of the Ring of Fire, a string of active volcanoes that circle the Pacific Ocean. The Alaska Volcano Observatory monitors the activity of Cleveland Volcano from their office in Anchorage, and they have observed eruptions …

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Phys.Org

We do not yet know whether the sun-like stars closest to us, the α Centauri A/B binary, harbor an Earth-like planet. However, thanks to new modeling work, we now have a good sense of what such a planet, should it exist, would look like and how it might …

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USA TODAY

Last year, we learned that scientists wanted to bring back the woolly mammoth. Now, researchers have set their sights on resurrecting something much smaller: the Christmas Island rat, a rodent which measured about 10 inches in length, not counting its …

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CNN

A series of original NASA photographs from the Apollo missions sold for a total of 1.16 million Danish crowns ($171,831) in an auction in Copenhagen on Wednesday. The 74 privately-owned photographs from the Apollo 8-17 missions included the famous one …

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Phys.Org

A pair of researchers, one with Notre Dame University-Louaize, the other the University of California, has developed a model that suggests some small spiders may become airborne due to electrostatic forces acting on multiple spider-generated threads.

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