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Einstein’s theory of general relativity was not always the concise, elegant equation we know today. Einstein needed a “fudge factor” to conform his theory to accepted conventions of the day. It wasn’t until Hubble made a grand discovery that Einstein’s equation regained i’s simple beauty. SPACE’S DEEPEST SECRETS Tuesdays 9/8c on Science http://www.sciencechannel.com/spaces-deepest-secrets/ Subscribe to
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Speaking at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Shanahan boasted that it only took 18 months for the Pentagon to produce a legislative proposal to establish a Space Force. WASHINGTON — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Wednesday argued that a new military branch for space is needed to be an advocate for the
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) tweeted about a proposed opioid legislation. Many health professionals, patients, and patient advocates then responded. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)Getty Some people have said that the television series Lost started well but ended badly. How about the following tweet by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) about the ongoing opioid crisis: If we
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Artist’s rendition of the Ariane 62, version (two side-boosters) that is optimized for institutional missions but will launch first for commercial satellite operator OneWeb. Credit: Arianespace. To receive FIRST UP Satcom, a weekly SpaceNews newsletter for satellite and telecom professionals, sign up here. TOP STORIES Arianespace’s first Ariane 6 mission will carry 30 OneWeb satellites to low
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Scientists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California are trying to simulate the potential conditions found in the atmosphere of ‘hot Jupiters.’ In JPL’s latest study, scientists are essentially making concoctions in the laboratory that will mimic these alien atmospheres . An artist’s impression drawing
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Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) say they’ve found a way to levitate and propel objects using only light – though, for the time being, the work remains theoretical. They hope the technique could be used for “trajectory control of ultra-light spacecraft and even laser-propelled light sails for space exploration,” according to a
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Rice cookers use indirect heat to circulate steam around rice and water, from the outer pot to an inner pot. Stream Full Episodes of How It’s Made: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel Follow us on Twitter: Tweets by ScienceChannel Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ScienceChannel/
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Behold, the Earth! See live views of Earth from the International Space Station coming to you by NASA’s High Definition Earth Viewing (HDEV) experiment. While the experiment is operational, views will typically sequence through the different cameras. If you are seeing a black image, the Space Station is on the night side of the Earth.
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LONDON (Reuters) – It would be irresponsible for any scientist to conduct human gene-editing studies in people, and a central registry of research plans should be set up to ensure transparency, World Health Organization experts said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: A logo is pictured on the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, November
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You can study a painting by taking a step back and studying its composition, but you can also get in closer, examining the brush strokes and the paint. Some researchers are getting extremely close, magnifying the tiniest details and exposing previously hidden secrets. Last month, researchers from Northwestern University announced that they had developed a
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From the mixing of the dough, pressing of the house shapes and initial assembly, we go inside how Gingerbread Houses are made. Decorations are included for the customer to finish the build. | http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Catch HOW IT’S MADE Thursdays at 9/8c on Science! Watch full episodes: http://bit.ly/HowItsMadeFullEpisodes Subscribe to Science Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciencechannel Check out SCI2
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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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Do human beings have a magnetic sense? Biologists know other animals do. They think it helps creatures including bees, turtles and birds navigate through the world. Scientists have tried to investigate whether humans belong on the list of magnetically sensitive organisms. For decades, there’s been a back-and-forth between positive reports and failures to demonstrate the
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Maryam MirzakhaniCourtesy of Stanford News Service While Thirdsday and Pi Day have passed for 2019, don’t fret: there are still mathematical holidays to celebrate this year! Between Pi Day (March 14) and Tau Day (June 28) – a celebration of the mathematical constant tau, which is equal
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