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April 23, 2023


Researchers Argue Black Holes Will Destroy All Quantum States

At Princeton University in the early 1970s, the celebrated theoretical physicist John Wheeler could be spotted in seminars or impromptu hallway discussions drawing a big “U.” The letter’s left tip represented the beginning of the universe, …

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Florida Today

Here’s what caused the SpaceX Starship explosion and how it’s different for Florida

At liftoff, however, several of the rocket’s 33 Raptor engines failed to fire up as planned. Then came the more than minute-long tumble at roughly three minutes into flight, which kicked off just after the rocket’s Starship upper stage and Super Heavy …

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The Washington Post

Want to listen to space noise? NASA wants to hear from you.

Heliophysics Audified: Resonances in Plasmas (HARP) is now open to citizen scientists. HARP uses data from five NASA satellites that launched in 2007 to help study auroras, which occur when solar particles run into Earth’s bubblelike magnetic field, or …

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Tacoma News Tribune

This Tacoma professor spent years in Africa rewriting what we know about evolution

It all has to do with grass in ancient Africa. TCC professor Kirsten Jenkins is a paleoanthropologist. She studies human and ape evolution through the fossil record. “Whenever you find a fossil, you …

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Big Island Now

Carbon cuts, common heatwave terminology urged by Hawai’i scientists

The ocean and atmosphere have been accumulating massive amounts of carbon dioxide over the past 200 years, as factories, automobiles, airplanes and more churn out the powerful greenhouse gas. Two articles published in Nature by …

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IEEE Spectrum

Organoid Intelligence: Computing on the Brain

The development of organoids has been made possible by two bioengineering breakthroughs: induced pluripotent stem cells and 3D cell culturing techniques. Taking the existing field of neuromorphic computing, where the structure of neurons and the …

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Spaceflight Now

SpaceX launches largest rocket ever built, but test flight ends in explosion

SpaceX’s Starship rocket, nearly 40 stories tall, climbs off its launch pad at the Starbase launch site in South Texas. Credit: Trevor Mahlmann / Spaceflight Now. After years of anticipation, SpaceX launched the first test flight of its full-scale …

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Elon Musk Sends Important Message About SpaceX

Starship, the reusable rocket with which Musk promised to conquer Mars and to revisit the Moon, exploded during its first orbital flight on Apr. 20. This explosion was a real shock for the aerospace industry …

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CNN Travel

A new hotel in the clouds and a rare solar eclipse

Editor’s Note: Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get the latest news in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. CNN —. This week, the moon and the sun briefly aligned over a remote patch of …

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The Register

NASA solar satellite burns up over the Sahara desert

NASA’s defunct RHESSI solar flare satellite plummeted into Earth’s atmosphere and disintegrated over the Sahara desert this week, the Department of Defense confirmed. Launched in February, 2002, the Reuven Ramaty High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Image …

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