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A “program integration council” run by the Space and Missile Systems Center will include representatives from DoD space-buying agencies and the National Reconnaissance Office. WASHINGTON — The Space Force announced in June that one of its major field organizations will be an acquisition command that will unify the current mishmash of agencies that handle space
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follow @tweetsauce NEW extreme sports channels with special messages for Vsauce: RIDEchannel (Tony Hawk): http://bit.ly/xxao37 AlliSports: http://bit.ly/wwdKqB NetworkA: http://bit.ly/A8vwRc ALL MUSIC COURTESY http://www.soundcloud.com/JakeChudnow History of the Motorcycle: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motorcycle First FMX back flip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUAt5WwtaX0 First motocross TRIPLE back flip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4eTMDkbS0fc Back flips limit calculation: http://extremesportsphysics.blogspot.com/2007/07/fmx-backflips-limit-14.html Swing Physics: http://www.exploratorium.edu/skateboarding/trick04.html Center of mass Magic: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgANeYMT8X8 Outrun avalanche: http://extremesportsphysics.blogspot.com/2007/10/popscis-extreme-sports-error.html
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New discoveries into two weird things that may have played havoc with the ancient solar system: dark matter and a wandering star. ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records:
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Trusting your gut may not sound like a reliable way to make decisions, but the research points to some times when you might want to listen to it! Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: azarus G, Sam Lutfi,
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Some people can eat raw jalapeños like they’re apples. Why do some people have a high tolerance for spicy food while others can’t stand it? Hosted by:Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to
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Net Zero Dieter Helm William Collins (2020) Climate-change economist Dieter Helm was frustrated by a widely repeated claim from the UK Committee on Climate Change: “By reducing emissions produced in the UK to zero, we also end our contribution to rising global temperatures.” Not so, he objects: consumers also import goods and services from countries
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A high number of fish deaths occurred in Israel that scientists think may be caused by a combination of bacterial infection and stress from a rapid temperature rise in marine waters. Marine ecosystems have been profoundly affected by the continuously increasing temperatures of the oceans. A new study published in the journal PNAS has found evidence that the rate of warming onset instead of peak warming may
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SAN FRANCISCO – Radar satellite operator Iceye raised $87 million in a Series C round announced Sept. 22, boosting the Finnish startup’s total investment tally to $152 million. “We’re grateful to have closed a great round,” Mark Matossian, Iceye US CEO, told SpaceNews. “Now, we can stand on the accelerator.” With the Series C round
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Marcia McNutt, president of the US National Academy of Sciences, says that the NAS hasn’t received any sexual harassment complaints against its members since instituting a reporting system last year.Credit: Karen Sayre/Eikon Photography (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) Last year, the US National Academy of Sciences (NAS) voted overwhelmingly to amend its by-laws so that it could
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The contract is to upgrade and expand the Ground-based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance System that track objects in geostationary orbits. WASHINGTON — L3Harris Technologies received a $119.1 million contract to upgrade and expand the network of U.S. military telescopes known as the Ground-based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance System that track objects in geostationary orbits. The
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Astronomers have discovered a planet the size of Jupiter closely orbiting the smouldering remains of a dead star, the first time that an intact exoplanet has been discovered travelling around a white dwarf, according to research published Wednesday. Researchers said the fate of this giant planet, called WD 1586 b, offers a potential vision of
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Authorities from Botswana said that the death of a hundred elephant deaths in the country earlier this year is due to cyanobacteria toxins from water holes.  Testing the waterholes for algal bloom next rainy season to reduce the risk of another mass die-off is in order, Mmadi Reuben, the principal veterinary officer at the Botswana
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CEO and founder of U.S. Nikola Trevor Milton Massimo Pinca | Reuters Shares of Nikola opened Monday at their lowest price since the company went public June 4 after company founder and Executive Chairman Trevor Milton announced his resignation overnight. The stock was down as much as 30% in premarket trading before opening at $24.97. The shares rebounded a
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WASHINGTON — Arianespace and OneWeb on Sept. 21 announced a revised launch contract that covers OneWeb’s constellation deployment with three fewer launches than originally planned.  Arianespace will conduct 16 Soyuz launches for OneWeb, each carrying 34-36 satellites, to complete OneWeb’s internet megaconstellation by the end of 2022. The revised contract canceled two Soyuz launches, and
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The world (well, most of it) attacked COVID-19 as if it were a true global emergency: with extraordinary speed, scale and scope. With real collaboration and a healthy dose of courage, some gutsy decisions were made both in government and business. Getting billions of people to don masks, allocating trillions of dollars and putting massive
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Dreaming is very weird, but you might be able to learn something from your dreams. Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—Kevin, Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie Magnone, Patrick Merrithew, Charles Southerland, Fatima Iqbal, Sultan Alkhulaifi, Tim Curwick, Scott Satovsky
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Hank tells us three things we probably didn’t know about the Voyager 1 spacecraft. Like SciShow on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter! http://www.twitter.com/scishow References for this episode can be found in the Google document here:http://dft.ba/-3p-e
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2020: Protesters elide vaccination, 5G mobile-phone technology and face masks in Spain, where COVID-19 rates are soaring.Credit: Marcos del Mazo/LightRocket via Getty Anti-vaxxers: How to Challenge a Misinformed Movement Jonathan M. Berman MIT Press (2020) The need to control outbreaks and pandemics has long created tensions between liberty and interdependence, similar to those playing out
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Airbus has revealed three concepts for the world’s first emissions-free commercial aircraft that could enter service by 2035 — and all would run on hydrogen. Each concept explores different technology pathways and aerodynamic configurations to achieve net zero. The Toulouse, France-headquartered company’s three aircraft concepts are all codenamed “ZEROe.” The three concepts are: Upper left
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WASHINGTON — NASA’s inspector general warned in a recent report that the agency’s planetary science division was taking “undue risk” in its current approach to a commercial lunar transportation program. The Office of Inspector General (OIG), in an audit of the agency’s planetary science division released Sept. 16, highlighted several issues with the Commercial Lunar
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This is NASA’s 2018 ‘To Do’ list. The work we do, which will continue in 2018, helps the United States maintain its world leadership in space exploration and scientific discovery. Launches, discoveries and more exploration await in the year ahead. This video is available for download from NASA’s Image and Video Library: images-assets.nasa.gov/video/NHQ_2017_1219_NASA 2018 TO
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A secure system that allows troops at the tactical edge to communicate securely The U.S. Space Force acquires, operates and maintains a constellation of Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellites that are reserved for strategic, high-priority military missions, providing secure, jam-resistant communications. While tactical military forces do use AEHF, its primary mission is to provide 100% assured
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In the continued search for life on Venus and other places in the solar system, a British research team discovered that the rancid and toxic phosphine gas that comes from microbes might exist in Venus’s acidic and burning atmosphere. Jane Greaves, an astronomer from Cardiff University and research team leader, said it should not be present on Venus due to the photochemical
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September 20th, 2020 by Rocky Mountain Institute  Reducing Exposure and Improving Performance in the Real Economy By Ned Harvey, Taku Ide, & Ebun Ayandele Business Intelligence and Decision Support Services — a $30 billion-plus combination of software and service industries — has enabled dramatic advances in corporate performance. It empowers insight and intelligence-driven strategies and
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Zhongguancun Park in Beijing, where science and business meet.Credit: Imaginechina Limited/Alamy What makes a science city, let alone a leading science city? Many factors come to mind, such as a high R&D spend, a concentration of research institutions and specialist science facilities, and an ability to attract global science talent. By our measure, the top
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Tesla Chief Executive Office Elon Musk speaks at his company’s factory in Fremont, California. Noah Berger | Reuters Tesla plans to host its annual shareholder meeting, followed by a “battery technology day” presentation, on Tuesday, September 22. Elon Musk’s electric car company is likely to disclose specifications for at least one new type of battery