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May 1, 2022

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Space.com

Skywatchers across parts of the Southern Hemisphere were treated to the first partial eclipse of the year today. The partial solar eclipse of April 30, one of two happening in 2022, swept over parts of South America, Antarctica, and the Pacific and …

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Space.com

“This is the fastest launch to dock that we’ve done,” Steve Stitch, NASA’s Commercial Crew Program manager, told reporters after the launch early Wednesday. “It’s about the same time it takes to go from New York to Singapore, so it’s kind of interesting.”.

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Space.com

“This morning [April 26] I could enjoy the planetary parade involving Jupiter, Venus, Mars and Saturn, plus the moon. It was an amazing sight, all the four planets were very easy to see,” Masi told Live Science in an email.

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EarthSky

The discovery of the remains of Homo floresiensis in 2003 – a tiny hominin standing just 3.5 feet (106 cm) tall and weighing only 66 pounds (30 kg) – caught the scientific world completely by surprise. Scientists announced the initial find announced in …

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Livescience.com

A rare solar eclipse Saturday (April 30) stunned viewers across Antarctica, the southern tip of South America, and the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. While much of the event took place in remote areas, live cameras on Earth and satellites in space …

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Popular Science

Similar to inspecting leaves, you can find signs of insect infestation along the stems of plants. Also be sure to look at the areas where the leaves meet the stems, a spot where insects often nest.

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New York Post

NASA has extended the planetary science missions of eight of its spacecraft, which will help deepen the understanding of the solar system. Each of the missions was reviewed by more than 50 people. The decision to prolong was based on their potential to …

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SpaceCoastDaily.com

Later the same day, NASA’s Kjell Lindgren, Bob Hines, and Jessica Watkins, along with Samantha Cristoforetti of the European Space Agency, arrived at the station onboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft that they named “Freedom.” …

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SlashGear

When you think of the largest giant marine reptiles, you probably visualize the Mosasaurus, a massive, alligator-like creature that made a big splash (figuratively and literally) in “Jurassic World.” That’s fair, as it’s a very large and very toothy …

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The Alcalde

The James Webb Space Telescope at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, 2017. There’s never been a way to clearly see the past here on Earth. Archeologists can uncover fossils …

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