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Scientists have finally been able to record what atoms do when they collide

February 22, 2020 7:56:06 pm

The study which took place, took rubidium variety of atoms, which bond to form molecules of dirubidium. Till this, the project was a bit easy, but to model how the changes take place is the challenge.

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The best system to deflect an incoming asteroid? MIT researchers might have the answer

February 21, 2020 12:17:30 pm

The engineers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology ( MIT) could have a system that could help provide the best solution to deflect an incoming asteroid, especially a planet-killer.

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‘More direct sun, depleting levels of soil moisture increased frequency of hot days’

February 20, 2020 7:21:02 am

Besides warming trends recorded globally, the scientists also pointed out the depleting moisture levels in soils, noted particularly in the last two or three decades of the 20th century.

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SpaceX will take private citizens to space, here’s the cost

February 19, 2020 1:49:34 pm

Private citizens could have an opportunity to fly into space and see the Earth from the highest ever altitude, given they're ready to shell out around $50 million.

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NASA’s Juno spacecraft unfolds the first layer of Jupiter’s water mystery

February 19, 2020 9:57:36 pm

NASA's Juno spacecraft has published its first set of findings regarding the presence of water on the Jupiter, thus uncovering the mystery of the gas giant.

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The further adventures of Betelgeuse, the fainting star

February 18, 2020 5:10:21 pm

Recent high-resolution photographs of the star suggest that it is changing shape.

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From Dubai to Mars, with stops in Colorado and Japan

February 18, 2020 4:17:08 pm

In December, a spacecraft named Hope was motionless in the middle of a large clean room on the campus of the University of Colorado, mounted securely on a stand.

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Smart diaper made with FASTag technology will inform when it’s wet

February 17, 2020 3:57:02 pm

MIT researchers have managed to make a low-cost “smart” diaper with RFID technology that can notify caregiver when its time to change a wet diaper.

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Antarctic high temp records will take months to verify: UN

February 17, 2020 12:32:02 pm

A spokesman for the World Meteorological Organization said the measurements made by researchers from Argentina and Brazil earlier this month have to undergo a formal process to ensure that they meet international standards.

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Scientists find mysterious ‘ghost’ ancestry in West African DNA

February 16, 2020 6:55:20 pm

In a DNA study of the West Africans, scientists have detected signs that a mysterious extinct human species interbred with our own species tens of thousands of years ago in Africa.

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A growing presence on the farm: Robots

February 14, 2020 5:59:35 pm

The robot, named TerraSentia, resembled a souped up version of a lawn mower, with all-terrain wheels and a high-resolution camera on each side.

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You didn’t touch these Jellyfish, but they can sting you with tiny grenades

February 14, 2020 4:51:13 pm

Cassiopea xamachana, a species of upside-down jellyfish, emits tiny balls of stinging cells that then swim around on their own and sting anything in their path.

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NASA astronaut Christina Koch feels good after record 11 months in space

February 14, 2020 3:27:57 pm

Christina Koch met with reporters in Houston six days after returning to Earth from the International Space Station. Her 328-day mission — which ended last Thursday — was the longest ever by a woman.

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Last month was hottest January on record, US scientists say

February 14, 2020 2:36:01 pm

In parts of Russia, Scandinavia and eastern Canada, temperatures exceeded the old averages by 9 degrees Fahrenheit (5 C).

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NASA’s space snowman reveals secrets: few craters, no water

February 14, 2020 11:38:08 am

NASA's space snowman is revealing fresh secrets from its home far beyond Pluto. More than a year after its close encounter with the snowman-shaped object, the New Horizons spacecraft is still sending back data from more than 4 billion miles (6.4 billion kilometers) away.

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Car-sized prehistoric South American turtle was built for battle

February 13, 2020 3:26:03 pm

Stupendemys is the second-largest known turtle, behind seagoing Archelon, which lived roughly 70 million years ago at the end of the age of dinosaurs and reached about 15 feet (4.6 meters) in length.

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NASA’s Mars 2020 rover leaves its ‘home’ to prep for launch

February 13, 2020 9:48:19 am

NASA's Mars 2020 rover has reached at Kennedy Florida to begin final preparations for its launch to the Red Planet this July.

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Scientists track origin of mysterious signal coming from deep space

February 12, 2020 3:53:36 pm

Researchers have found mysterious radio signals coming from deep space that is repeating every 16 days. Here is what it means.

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Here’s what will happen when our Sun dies

February 12, 2020 3:49:23 pm

A new study reveals that the dying Sun will destroy the asteroid belt as we know it and also effect the asteroid beyond Neptune and Pluto.

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IAF pilots picked for manned space mission start training in Russia

February 12, 2020 9:50:14 am

The IAF pilots will also be trained in short-term weightlessness mode aboard a special Il-76MDK aircraft, as well as measures for “abnormal landing’’ of their spaceship in various terrain.