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Sunrise over an industrial factory. Source: Getty.Getty There is a striking disparity between Eastern and Western Europe- a revitalised Iron Curtain has emerged. Statistics show that Eastern European and Balkan countries suffer the highest air-pollution related deaths in Europe. Multiple efforts to map European pollution confirm the same thing: the former Yugoslavia and Eastern Bloc
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PHOENIX — Researchers examining data produced by small satellites launched in 2016 to track ocean winds were surprised the mission produced valuable information on soil moisture and flooding. NASA’s Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System, a constellation of eight 30-kilogram satellites built by the Southwest Research Institute and the University of Michigan, observed the Amazon River basin
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Genetic evidence has shown that despite its seemingly harsh conditions, bacteria on the International Space Station (ISS) are adapting to survive, and not turning into dangerous, antibiotic-resistant superbugs, researchers said. The ISS houses thousands of different microbes which have travelled into space either on astronauts or in cargo.  With many space agencies gearing up to
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Artificial human heartsNovoheart For decades, pharmaceutical companies have used animal testing and clinical trials to determine the effectiveness and safety of new drug formulas. But these methods have proved to be costly, dangerous and highly inefficient. To fix this, global biotech firm Novoheart has developed the world’s first miniature beating human hearts using stem cells.
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PHOENIX — The U.S. military’s highest priority weather satellite, a spacecraft requested by U.S. Strategic Command to observe clouds and theaters of operations, is on hold after NASA rescinded the contract award. In September the Space Rapid Capabilities Office, working with the NASA Ames Research Center’s small spacecraft prototyping office, awarded Sierra Nevada Corp. a $119
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PHOENIX –Lockheed Martin, prime contractor for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES) R Series, has halted work on GOES-T, the next spacecraft scheduled to launch, and turned its attention to successor GOES-U as it waits for Harris Corp. to complete modification of the spacecraft’s primary instrument, the Advanced Baseline Imager
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What on Earth? | Tuesdays 9p Ancient Hindu lore about the god Rama sheds light on an incredible feat of ancient engineering. Full Episodes Streaming FREE: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/what-on-earth/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT Join Us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel Follow Us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/sciencechannel
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STS-134 came to a conclusion with the landing early Wednesday morning of orbiter Endeavour at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Commander Mark Kelly and his crew, Pilot Greg Johnson, Mission Specialists Mike Fincke, Drew Feustel, Greg Chamitoff and European Space Agency astronaut Roberto Vittori of Italy, spent 16 days in space, 11 of them
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Tsunami aftermath in Aceh, Indonesia, December 2004. Credit Wikipedia/AusAID CC BY 2.0.AusAID Geological evidence discovered in 2013 suggested that an earthquake along the Manila Trench caused a tsunami that inundated the coastal areas of China. Geological surveys done by Chinese geologist discovered large boulders on Dongdao,
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An archaeological dig in Suffolk, England has yielded up a Roman-era cemetery treasure: 52 beautifully preserved skeletons dating back to the 4th century. And of those skeletons, many had been decapitated, their disembodied heads placed neatly at their sides or feet for burial, or buried without bodies altogether. Only 17 skeletons had been buried normally.
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PHOENIX – Since the U.S. military is extremely reliant on satellites for communications, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and geolocation, the Air Force is striving to augment space weather observations and improve forecast models. Unfortunately, progress often occurs at a glacial pace. “All of you probably learned about climate change and glacier movement,” said Ralph Stoffler, Air
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Adam and Jamie build a ginormous trebuchet without any bolts or screws. The only thing holding this baby together is good old fashioned duct tape! Did you miss the latest episode of MythBusters? Catch up on Discovery GO! https://www.discoverygo.com/mythbusters/ Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Watch full episodes! http://www.hulu.com/mythbusters http://bit.ly/MythBustersFullEpisodes Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MythBusters https://www.facebook.com/Discovery Follow
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InSight, NASA’s next Mars explorer, has arrived at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California – a big step forward in the countdown to T-zero on May 5, 2018. The spacecraft is called InSight – short for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport – and it’s being tested, fueled and encapsulated for launch
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People hold placards to protest against claims made by speakers, discrediting theories of Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein, at the 106th Indian Science Congress in Kolkata, India, January 7, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer MUMBAI (Reuters) – Indian scientists have protested about claims made at a local science conference that rubbish the work of some of the world’s
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Falcon 9 Rocket LaunchGetty Why aren’t NASA and SpaceX collaborating? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by C Stuart Hardwick, Award-Winning Scifi Author, on Quora: Why aren’t NASA and SpaceX collaborating? Never ask “why” until you know “whether.”
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Hosts Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh brought a public health message to the  76th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal via Getty Images)Getty “And the 2019 Golden Globe for Best Public Health message goes to.” Infectious disease prevention messages at the Golden Globe Awards are usually as common
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Two farmers take recycling to its ultimate conclusion: converting a used propane tank into a submarine. | For more Outrageous Acts of Science, visit http://science.discovery.com/tv-shows/outrageous-acts-of-science/#mkcpgn=ytsci1 Catch Outrageous Acts of Science Saturdays at 10/9c on Science! Subscribe to Science Channel! | http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciencechannel Watch full episodes! | http://bit.ly/OASFullEpisodes Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every
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The New Horizons spacecraft “phoned home” around 9:00 p.m. EDT, July 14, 2015, indicating that it had successfully completed its historic flyby of Pluto earlier in the day. Team members at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, cheered as they received the flyby confirmation. The fastest spacecraft ever launched, New Horizons has
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China’s lunar rover has left the first-ever “footprint” on the far side of the moon, officials said Friday, hours after the robotic spacecraft successfully soft-landed on the mysterious and previously unexplored region of the Earth’s satellite. The Chang’e-4 spacecraft scripted history on Thursday when it made the first-ever soft landing on the far side of
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