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The Air Force is using SpaceX’s fledgeling satellite network to test encrypted internet services for a number of military planes, the space company’s president said on Tuesday, detailing results for the first customer of Elon Musk’s planned constellation of thousands of broadband-beaming satellites. “We are delivering high bandwidth into the cockpit of Air Force planes,”
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WASHINGTON — NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Oct. 25 that the agency would send a robotic rover to the moon in 2022 to look for water ice, confirming plans that had been taking shape for months. In a speech at the 70th International Astronautical Congress, Bridenstine said the Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER) mission
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Staring at screens right before sleep turns out to be a lot worse than previously thought. Dr. Dan Siegel, clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, lays out all of the negative effects bedtime screen viewing can have on the brain and body. —————————————-­———- Follow BI Video on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1oS68Zs Follow BI
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Learn how a company in France makes candied fruit and fruit jellies! 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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Carl Sagan told us that there are more stars in the universe than there are grains of sand on all of the Earth’s beaches. At the same time, there are more H2O molecules in just 10 drops of water than there are stars. Ranging from the unimaginably small to the unimaginably big, the scale of
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WASHINGTON — A reusable suborbital sounding rocket launched by Exos Aerospace malfunctioned shortly after liftoff Oct. 26, causing the vehicle to crash back to Earth minutes later. The Suborbital Autonomous Rocket with GuidancE, or SARGE, sounding rocket lifted off from Spaceport America in New Mexico at approximately 1:40 p.m. Eastern. The rocket cleared its launch
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Indian space agency has released fresh set of pictures of impact craters on moon surface taken by its Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Tuesday, while releasing a picture on its Twitter handle, said the images were taken by the Dual Frequency-Synthetic Aperture Radar (DF-SAR) on its Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter. According to ISRO,
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Evolution gave humanity powerful brains, flat feet, and opposable thumbs. But it’s not through with us yet. Humans are still evolving new traits that help us survive and thrive in a changing world. —————————————————— Science Insider tells you all you need to know about science: space, medicine, biotech, physiology, and more. Subscribe to our channel
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WASHINGTON — On the heels of the first flight of an Emirati in space, the United Arab Emirates’ space agency expects to soon expand its small corps of astronauts in anticipation of future missions in the next several years. In a panel discussion at the 70th International Astronautical Congress here Oct. 25, Salem Al Marri,
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Founder, Chairman, CEO and President of Amazon Jeff Bezos unveils his space company Blue Origin’s space exploration lunar lander rocket called Blue Moon during an unveiling event in Washington, U.S., May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. billionaire Jeff Bezos said on Tuesday his space company Blue Origin has signed agreements with
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The darkest color in the world was unveiled earlier this year. It’s the result of a first-of-its-kind collaboration between art and science. In September, 2019, scientists at MIT unveiled the “blackest black” material to date, which was made using carbon nanotubes. That’s the same material used to make Vantablack, which was once considered the world’s
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#HowItsMade Mondays 9/8c on Science We don’t really know who invented them, but cupcakes have been around for more than a century. Watch full episodes: http://www.sciencechannelgo.com Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out our friends at Seeker.com http://www.seeker.com/
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Get a behind the scenes look a the tension, anticipation and exhilaration experienced by scientists and engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. during the Curiosity rover’s harrowing descent through the Martian atmosphere — known as “Seven Minutes of Terror.” News of Curiosity’s safe touchdown following the 13-thousand-to-zero-mile-an-hour descent to the Red Planet’s
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WASHINGTON — A partnership between small launch vehicle company Firefly Aerospace and propulsion developer Aerojet Rocketdyne, highlighted by Firefly’s potential use of Aerojet’s AR1 engine, also has more immediate benefits for the companies. Firefly and Aerojet announced a partnership Oct. 18 headlined by Firefly’s consideration of the AR1, an engine Aerojet originally developed for potential
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Come summertime, fruit flies arrive in droves. They’re drawn in by the smell of fruit — and by the fungi and other microorganisms that produce rot. Once they land on apples, bananas, and whatever else they can find, they lay hundreds of eggs that hatch into hundreds of maggots, which then pupate into flies. So
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Interxion managing director Fabrice Coquio is seen at the construction site of Interxion MRS3 data center installed in an old German submarine base built during the Second World War in Marseille, France, October 22, 2019. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier PARIS (Reuters) – The thick concrete walls of a long-abandoned World War Two German submarine base in Marseille,
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WASHINGTON – NSLComm, an Israeli startup that launched its first cubesat in July, is building two more cubesats with funding from customers including a major multinational corporation. “We have a working satellite in orbit with more than 90 percent success of the mission goals,” Raz Itzhaki, NSLComm CEO and co-founder, told SpaceNews. “The satellite is
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A turtle can’t crawl out of its shell. In fact, the shell is actually part of a turtle’s skeleton, as much of our ribcage is of ours. But if you could peer inside a shell, you’d find some of the most unusual features in the animal kingdom, such as a butt — err, cloaca —
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Watch as a massive, show-stopping chandelier is hand blown, molded, and pieced together by expert artisans. Catch HOW IT’S MADE Thursdays at 9/8c on Science Channel: http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/7 Watch full episodes: http://www.hulu.com/how-its-made http://bit.ly/HowItsMadeFullEpisodes Subscribe to Science Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciencechannel Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT Download the TestTube app: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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WASHINGTON — Virgin Orbit, while preparing for the first flight of its LauncherOne smallsat rocket, is in the process of choosing an engine for a three-stage variant that would be capable of sending payloads to other planets.  John Fuller, Virgin Orbit advanced concepts director, said the company is deciding between three “highly energetic third stage”
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50 years ago, we tested the capabilities of our Moon landing spacecraft in Earth’s orbit. Commander James McDivitt, Command Module Pilot David Scott and Lunar Module Pilot Rusty Schweickart performed systems checks and gathered data. The Lunar Module and the Command Module separated by nearly 100 miles and an engine burn check brought them back
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WASHINGTON — Virgin Galactic will go public next week after shareholders in a holding company approved a merger with the suborbital spaceflight firm Oct. 23. In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Social Capital Hedosophia (SCH), the special-purpose acquisition company that announced plans to merge with Virgin Galactic in July, reported that
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Whales are the largest living animals that have ever existed on this Earth. A blue whale can grow to a whopping 110 feet in length, outweighing even the dinosaurs. But curiously their story begins from rather humble beginnings. Here is the story of how whales became the giants of the sea. —————————————————– Science Insider tells
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Researchers at Google say they have achieved ‘quantum supremacy’, in which a computer harnessing the properties of sub-atomic particles did a far better job of solving a problem than the world’s most powerful supercomputer. FILE PHOTO: A handout picture from October 2019 shows a component of Google’s Quantum Computer in the Santa
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How many kids can you have? Moulay Ismail set the record with at least 1171 children. But it’s different for men and women. Having children for women takes about a year, if you count the pregnancy and recovery time. For men, there is less time and resource investment, so they can have many more children.
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When the dinosaur-killing asteroid struck Earth, most of the impact energy was directed outwards and upwards into space. Only 1% of the force traveled down into the ground, but it was enough to ring the planet like a bell and wipeout species around the globe. Only those creatures able to seek shelter from the intense
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WASHINGTON – Nanoracks is moving ahead with its plan to turn rocket second stages into Nanoracks Space Outposts thanks to an agreement with Canada’s Maritime Launch Services and an upcoming test test of a critical technology. NanoRacks announced an agreement Oct. 23 at the International Astronautical Congress here with Canada’s Maritime Launch Services to work on
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Ultramarathons are races ranging from 50 to 4,345 km. During races, the most common problems for runners are nausea and vomiting. Some runners may get blurry vision. Sleepiness and hallucinations are problems in longer races lasting more than 24 hours. Following is a transcript of the video: Ultramarathons are a growing sport in the US
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WASHINGTON – Entrepreneurs and international government agencies will play important roles in NASA’s future lunar exploration, according to speakers at the 2019 International Astronautical Congress here. While previous lunar campaigns were directed and funded by the U.S. government, future missions will involve many private companies and international partners, said Ryan Whitley, National Space Council civil
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Do babies born between two cousins actually have a higher chance of having birth defects? Understanding basic genetic principles will help with this question. Science Insider tells you all you need to know about science: space, medicine, biotech, physiology, and more. Subscribe to our channel and visit us at: http://www.businessinsider.com/science Science Insider on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BusinessInsiderScience/
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Glass faucets elevate indoor plumbing to an art form! See how they’re made. 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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