Three local teachers from the William S. Hart Union High School District took their own education to new heights - literally.
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Our Sun isn’t quite as old as other stars out there. However, scientists are already trying to pinpoint exactly when the Sun will die. Of course, it isn’t as simple as throwing out a date. After all, we’re working with a massive ball of energy that we’ve still barely managed to scratch the surface of … The post Scientists think they figured out when the Sun will explode and kill us all appeared first on BGR.
The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (or DESI for short) has created the largest 3D map of the universe we’ve ever seen. DESI created the map over the course of seven months. Each month, DESI continues to build off of it. In fact, DESI is only 10 percent of the way through its proposed five-year mission. … The post This is the most detailed 3D map of the universe ever made, and it’s mesmerizing appeared first on BGR.
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While the age hasn't been verified, the director of Western University's paleomagnetic and petrophysical laboratory surmises the meteorite that nearly hit a B.C. woman last fall originated from a collision in the asteroid belt between Jupiter and Mars about 470 million years ago.
More than five years after its founding, Renton, Wash.-based Radian Aerospace is emerging from stealth mode and reporting a $27.5 million seed funding round to support its plans to build an orbital space plane. The round was led by Boston-based Fine Structure Ventures, with additional funding from EXOR, The Venture Collective, Helios Capital, SpaceFund, Gaingels, The Private Shares Fund, Explorer 1 Fund, Type One Ventures and other investors. Radian has previously brought in pre-seed investments
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Liftoff of SpaceX's 36th Starlink launch from Kennedy Space Center! After a two-hour delay, the rocket lifted off from pad 39A at 9:02 p.m. ET.
For some technologies there are never any clouds to spoil the view.
- The Telegraph
Covid conspiracy theories should not be removed from social media sites as it only serves to drive the conversations into dark, unregulated corners of the web, experts have said.
Space Entertainment Enterprise (S.E.E), the company co-producing Tom Cruise’s upcoming space movie, plan to launch a sports arena and production studio in zero gravity. S.E.E. has unveiled plans to build a space station module that contains a sports and entertainment arena as well as a content studio by December 2024. (An artist’s rendering is pictured […]
The Sun flies solo through the galaxy, the nearest star to us over 40 trillion kilometers away. But that's not the case for all stars. Many are in clusters, thousands of stars in close proximity, so close encounters are actually common. But if you rewind the clock, you'll realize those stars formed in that cluster, so there would inevitably be near stellar passes even when some of the stars are still shrouded in the huge disk of gas and dust from which they form. Another star breezing by would g
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Elon Musk laments the declining birth rate: 'If there aren't enough people for Earth, then there definitely won't be enough for Mars'
The SpaceX founder and CEO has said the company will land humans on Mars in five to 10 years.
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Deep in the South Pacific, scientists have explored a rare stretch of pristine corals shaped like roses off the coast of Tahiti. The reef is thought to be one of the largest found at such depths and seems untouched by climate change or human activities. Laetitia Hédouin said she first saw the corals during a recreational dive with a local diving club months earlier.
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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket provided some much needed warmth to the Space Coast late Tuesday and launched another batch of Starlink internet satellites.
A new study pinpointed two genes that may come into play.
Ethan Hawke's Moon Knight villain has been revealed, but who is the MCU's Arthur Harrow? And what does he want from Oscar Isaac's troubled anti-hero? The post Who Is MOON KNIGHT’S Arthur Harrow? Meet Ethan Hawke’s MCU Villain appeared first on Nerdist.
It claims to be on a mission to terraform the earth, and says it has a path toward making agriculture carbon negative. It must have made a compelling argument, because it just announced a $4 million seed round led by NEA, with participation from AgFunder, Global Founders Capital and ReGen Ventures. The company is building solar-powered, autonomous robots that can zoom around in fields, using computer vision to tell friend from foe and plant from weed.
NATO will consider an attack against a member country's assets in space as an assault on the alliance, and such actions could lead to a coordinated armed response from all members if necessary, according to NATO's first formal, public space policy released Monday.Why it matters: The policy reflects the increasing importance of space to more countries. It also normalizes NATO's intentions in space as China, Russia, India and other countries push forward on their science and military ambitions in
NASA scientists estimate that the power of Tonga's volcanic eruption over the weekend was equivalent to 5-6 megatons of TNT.Threat level: Saturday's eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai volcano and subsequent tsunami killed at least three people. Scientists warn an "ash-seawater cocktail" poses a potentially toxic health threat, and drinking water could be contaminated.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free#NASAWorldview Image of
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When the Hunga Tonga volcano erupted Saturday, the blast was heard around the world, obliterating its own island and sending tsunamis across the Pacific
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Cosmonauts outfit the Nauka Multipurpose Laboratory Module during a spacewalk at the International Space Station. (Jan. 19)
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Earth's core is cooling at rates faster than previously thought, which could speed the planet's inevitable march toward inhabitability.