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NASA investigates mysterious activity on nearby asteroid that left top scientists baffled

NASA have admitted they have no clue why a nearby asteroid is “expelling” mysterious material. For the past year NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has been circling a large asteroid named Bennu that regularly passes close to Earth. Images sent back from the OSIRIS-REx has stunned scientists this week after it shows the asteroid randomly flinging off…

Birds are getting smaller as the climate gets warmer

Birds have been steadily shrinking in size over the last four decades thanks to the increases in temperatures due to climate change, a study at the Field Museum in Chicago has found. All of the 52 species of bird in the study showed reduced body size and mass over the forty years of records, with…

Mice in space: NASA’s latest experiment | News | nny360.com

1 of 2 In this rendering, SpaceX’s Dragon 2 capsule docks autonomously with the International Space Station. SpaceX/TNS Mice are good candidates for scientific research because they reproduce quickly, are easy to handle and are close enough genetically to human that many conditions people experience can be easily simlulated. Pexels By JOE MARIO PEDERSENOrlando Sentinel…

Tenth mission ‘milestone’ for Rocket Lab

Navigation for News Categories Rocket Lab has launched another rocket from the Mahia Peninsula - its 10th successful mission. Rocket Lab is moving closer to its goal of fortnightly launches from its base on Mahia Peninsula. Photo: Supplied / RocketLab What a way to close out another year of Electron launches. A perfect mission +…

New Robot With ‘Emotional Intelligence’ Arrives at Space Station

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The population of the International Space Station (ISS) is about to go up by one, but it won’t be another human occupant. It’ll be an AI-powered flying robot called CIMON-2, a followup to the experimental CIMON robot that debuted last…

Plants ‘Scream’ in the Face of Stress

Home News (Image: © Shutterstock) In times of intense stress, people sometimes let out their angst with a squeal ⁠— and a new study suggests that plants might do the same.  Unlike human screams, however, plant sounds are too high-frequency for us to hear them, according to the research, which was posted Dec. 2 on…

Astronomers have identified a galaxy within a galaxy within a galaxy

Our understanding of the universe is constantly evolving – but astronomers are still puzzling over what is known as ‘Hoag’s Object’. It was discovered by astronomer Alfred Hoag in 1950 and appears to be a ring-shaped galaxy measuring around 100,000 light years across. But the most recent image, from the Hubble Space Telescope, shows an…

NASA Says Dust Towers Dried Up Water Bodies On Mars

The US space agency NASA recently claimed that there are definite signs of water on Mars. Scientists are now penetrating what happened to the water bodies and how the planet lost the essential life-supporting assets. According to the agency’s description of new research, scientists predict massive dust towers formed during global storms may have vanished…

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Michael Hunter and Alexander Povetkin shared a split decision draw after 12 entertaining rounds on Saturday night in Saudi Arabia. It was a thrilling fight between the heavyweights who produced plenty of action, but ultimately could not be separated by the three scoring judges. Matchroom Boxing Povetkin vs Hunter was scored a draw The fight…
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Chilling Adventures of Sabrina part 3 gets January premiere date

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Windows 10 20H1 build 19030 rolls out to Fast ring Insiders

Source: Windows CentralWhat you need to knowWindows 10 build 19030 is now available for Fast ring Insiders. This build contains a handful of bug fixes and improvements, but no new features. 20H1 development appears to be winding down as Microsoft finalizes the update. Microsoft rolled out a new Windows 10 Insider build for Fast ring…

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