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SAN FRANCISCO – NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has not furloughed employees due to the ongoing government shutdown but “may have to consider some adjustments on a mission-by-mission basis” if Congress does not approve NASA funding by the end of January, Veronica McGregor, JPL spokeswoman, said in an emailed response to questions. NASA pays the California
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design thinkingstoryblocks Over the past few years, design thinking has quickly gained momentum in the business world. Some of the world’s leading brands—the likes of Apple, Google, HBO, Samsung, World Bank, and General Electric—have embraced design thinking as a means of optimizing product innovation. At its core, design thinking is a methodology for creative problem
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HOW DO THEY DO IT? Mondays 9:30p on Science Baklava is the strudel’s ancestor. Phyllo dough used to make baklava is named after the greek word for “leaf” since the dough needs to be “as thin as a leaf.” Watch full episodes: http://www.sciencechannelgo.com We rarely consider many of the objects that make up the modern
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How are stars and planets born? What happens to its planets when a star dies? At our Exoplanets website, come along on an epic interstellar journey, billions of years long, through the life and death of a planetary system: https://exoplanets.nasa.gov/life-and-death/intro/
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Australia is sweltering through an intense heatwave this week that’s scorching the country from coast to coast with temperatures as high as 49.3 degrees Celsius (120.7 degrees Fahrenheit). In numerous locations, temperature records have already been broken, with minimum overnight temperatures in three towns of 33°C (91°F) showing even the night offers no escape from
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OSLO (Reuters) – Almost 16,000 desalination plants worldwide produce bigger-than-expected flows of highly salty waste water and toxic chemicals that are damaging the environment, a U.N.-backed study said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Workers walk outside a desalination plant, south of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 2011. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed Desalination plants pump out 142 million cubic meters
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WASHINGTON — Maxar Technologies has named the president of its DigitalGlobe division to replace Howard Lance, who resigned Jan. 14 as Maxar’s president and CEO after less than three years on the job. The CEO change comes as Maxar looks to unload a struggling geostationary satellite manufacturing division that’s been a drag on the company’s
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A flock of flying mosquitoes. Drunk blood and hungry mosquitoes. Silhouette, graphic image. Vector, isolated on white background Photo Credit: Getty Royalty-FreeGetty Royalty-Free In many parts of the U.S., the frigid month of January isn’t the time most people think about mosquitoes. However, with the U.S. government shutdown already the longest in U.S. history (as
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Street Science | Wednesdays at 10/9c on Science Full Episodes Streaming FREE on Science Channel GO: https://www.sciencechannelgo.com/street-science/ How can it possible to walk or ride a bike across the surface of a liquid? Kevin and his crew have created a goo that acts as both a liquid and solid. More Street Science! http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/street-science/ Subscribe to
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At the high temperatures achieved in the very young Universe, not only can particles and photons be spontaneously created, given enough energy, but also antiparticles and unstable particles as well, resulting in a primordial particle-and-antiparticle soup. Yet even with these conditions, only a few specific states, or particles, can emerge.Brookhaven National Laboratory What is our
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See no bad headlines, hear no bad headlines, speak no bad headlines.Free for commercial use, via Pixabay.com Ah, bad science headlines. We’ve all seen them. We all know them. They’re used to drive traffic and eyeballs to otherwise mundane stories and articles. We can’t really blame the journalists or the publishers – they need ad
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#HowItsMade http://www.sciencechannelgo.com In the early 19th century, an English nobleman hired two chemists to recreate a sauce he tasted while traveling through India. The resulting concoction was unpalatable, so the chemists left it in a basement only to be discovered years later. Over time, the sauce had matured and became delicious. Over 170 years later,
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An update on our mission to the Sun, preparations continue for Orion’s upcoming flight test, and a science chat about two upcoming out-of-this-world encounters … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! This video is available for download from NASA’s Image and Video Library: https://images.nasa.gov/details-NHQ_2018_1109_Parker%20Solar%20Probe%20%E2%80%9CA-okay%E2%80%9D%20After%20Close%20Solar%20Approach%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20%E2%80%93%20November%209,%202018.html
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