Month: April 2021

WASHINGTON — The Russian space agency Roscosmos anticipates additional negotiations with China at a conference in June, building upon an agreement on lunar exploration announced in February. The February agreement, in the form of a memorandum of understanding, announced the intent of China and Russia to develop an “International Lunar Research Station,” likely at the
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The reappearance of the humpback whale’s populations over the past five decades is said to be one of the great global conservation success stories. And presently, the federal Department of Agriculture, Water, and the Environment is thinking about erasing the species from Australia’s threatened list. (Photo : Getty Images) Population of Humpback Whales Humpback whales
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WASHINGTON — Michael Brown, a veteran tech industry executive who has led the Pentagon’s commercial outreach office since 2018, is President Biden’s pick for the Defense Department’s top procurement job, the White House announced April 2. Brown was nominated to serve as undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment. He is currently the director of
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NASA’s Juno spacecraft is part of a cutting-edge mission to explore the mysteries of Jupiter. Stream Full Episodes of How the Universe Works: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-the-universe-works/ 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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Preparing a small satellite to conduct some big science, an update on our upcoming mission to a metal-rich asteroid, and a new director for the International Space Station … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Download Link: https://images.nasa.gov/details-NHQ_2021_0402_TW@N_GENERAL%20USE Producer: Andre Valentine Editor: Lacey Young Music: Universal Production
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In 2009, a team of Japanese astronomers discovered Himiko Blob which is a very bright galaxy, its light originally wouldn’t be able to make it through the atmosphere. So why were those astronomers able to discover it? Want more SciShow in person? We’ll be at NerdCon: Nerdfighteria in Boston on February 25th and 26th! For
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Fairies do exist! Well, sort of…meet the fairyfly, the smallest insect on Earth that specializes in the magic of miniaturization! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go to the following
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During transits around the far side of the moon, Apollo astronauts recorded strange “music” on their communication equipment. A new season of NASA’S UNEXPLAINED FILES premieres Tuesday 2/23 at 10/9c on Science. http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/nasas-unexplained-files/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Head over to Vintage Space on YouTube: http://bit.ly/VintageSpaceYT Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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After five and half years leading Waymo, John Krafcik announced Friday he is stepping down from his role, leaving the company to two co-CEOs Tekedra Mawakana and Dmitri Dolgov. Krafcik has overseen the company’s biggest milestones, its rebranding to Waymo, partnerships and raised outside funding all while leading enthusiasm through the ranks. But Krafcik’s departure
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By Jill Kathleen Wenderott Women Supporting Women in the Sciences (WS2), an international organization unifying and supporting graduate and professional-level women and allies in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), has recently been awarded an American Physical Society (APS) Innovation Fund to form international teams that will design and distribute low-cost physics and materials science
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Space Command: “This arrangement codifies the relationship by placing a Japanese liaison officer directly into the conversations we are having on space operations.” WASHINGTON — U.S. Space Command announced April 1 it has signed an agreement with Japan that will increase collaboration on space security. Under the agreement, an officer from the Japan Air Self-Defense
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There’s basically a hole in the universe — a region where there’s much less matter than there should be. And we don’t know why it’s there. Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister ———- Dooblydoo thanks to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout outs go to Justin Ove, Chris Peters, John Szymakowski,
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GlobalFoundries campus in Malta, N.Y. Mary Thompson | CNBC GlobalFoundries, the third-largest foundry, is planning to invest $1.4 billion in its chip factories this year, and will likely double that investment next year, CEO Tom Caulfield told CNBC in an interview. Caufield said the company’s manufacturing capacity is completely booked and that industrywide semiconductor supply
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TAMPA, Fla. — AST & Science, which is developing a cellphone-compatible satellite broadband constellation, will start trading on the Nasdaq next week after getting shareholder approval April 1. New Providence Acquisition Corp., a special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC) that already trades on the exchange under ticker NPA, said its stockholders have approved a plan to merge
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An executive for Cadillac revealed the image today, announcing that prototype versions of the Lyriq had begun hitting roads. The Lyriq will be the first all-electric SUV to debut for the Cadillac brand, and these prototypes are one step closer to its full production next year. At a digital event last year, Cadillac first pulled
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In this article GOOGL After five and half years guiding Waymo, Alphabet’s subsidiary developing autonomous-drive technology, John Krafcik has decided it’s time for someone else to run the company. Actually, it will be a pair of Waymo’s top executives, Tekedra Mawakana and Dmitri Dolgov, who will become co-CEOs of the company. In a blog post
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Hippos and cetaceans are direct relatives, but their mutual “aquatic” skin traits weren’t gotten from a common ancestor. A recent study shows that the closely smooth, almost hairless skin of whales and hippopotamuses developed independently. (Photo : Getty Images) The Flight Evolution  The work proposes that their final common ancestor was probably a terrestrial mammal,
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By Allison Kubo Hutchison Synthetic diamond created using vapour deposition process. Steve Jurvetson, Apollo synthetic diamond, CC BY 2.0 In late 1940, the Debeers Diamond company started using the slogan “Diamonds are forever” to popularize diamond engagement rings. What they didn’t know is that in terms of quantum mechanics that might be true. Diamonds are
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In this article TSLA Tesla Model 3 Source: Tesla Tesla just reported first-quarter vehicle production and delivery numbers for 2021. In total, it delivered 184,800 vehicles and produced 180,338 cars. Analysts were expecting Tesla to deliver around 168,000 vehicles during this period, according to estimates compiled by FactSet as of April 1. Estimates ranged from
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Investment in space exploration and development has become a significant global phenomenon in recent years. NASA’s budget has seen several years of healthy back-to-back increases. Silicon Valley and Wall Street are pouring billions into space startups. This largesse has prompted several notable thinkers to raise important questions about investing public and private money into aspirational
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Cargill’s new sustainability program, SeaFuther, expands its carbon reduction commitments from the terrestrial to the oceanic. The commitment focuses on Cargill’s aquaculture and aquaculture feed business, targeting a reduction in Scope 3 emissions of 30 percent by 2030, from a 2017 baseline.  As sustainable and environmentally friendly diets increase in popularity, the seafood market is
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