Month: April 2021

The Indian Space Research Organisation will launch a data relay satellite that will help maintain contact with the Gagangyaan mission throughout after the launch, sources said. The satellite will be launched before the final leg of the Gaganyaan mission, which will send astronauts to the Lower Earth Orbit (LEO). The first leg - the unmanned mission
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SINGAPORE — Southeast Asia’s tech giants could buy up start-ups using funds they gain when they go public, according to a managing partner of an early-stage venture capital firm. “They’re basically going to gobble up a number of start-ups,” Vinnie Lauria of Golden Gate Ventures told CNBC’s “Street Signs Asia” on Friday. He said likely
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CNSA, Roscosmos invite international partnerships; China reveals outline and objectives for lunar research station. HELSINKI — Russia and China have formally invited countries and international organizations to join the International Lunar Research Station (ILRS) project being developed by the two nations. China National Space Administration (CNSA) and Russia’s Roscosmos said the ILRS project would be
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Credit: Getty Personal statements — essays highlighting personal circumstances, qualities and achievements — are used extensively in science to evaluate candidates for jobs, awards and promotions. Five researchers offer tips for making yours stand out in a crowded and competitive market. STEVE OH: Convey personal qualities beyond academic interests Steve Oh is director of the
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Mars: The Secret Science | Mondays at 9/8c on Science Channel Full Episodes Streaming FREE on Science GO: https://www.sciencechannelgo.com/mars-the-secret-science/ Before sending Curiosity to Mars, scientists test a replica on Earth. Will the giant rover be able to overcome the harsh challenges of the red planet? More Mars! http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/mars-the-secret-science/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel
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Professors and students of the University of Wyoming have identified an atypical belt of igneous rocks that extends for more than 2,000 miles from British Columbia, Canada, to Sonora, Mexico. The rock belt passes through Nevada, Idaho, southeast California, Arizona, and Montana. (Photo : Pixabay) Long Belts of Igneous Rocks   “Geoscientists normally relate long belts of
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Melina Masnatta, co-founder of Chicas en Tecnología, won a Nature award for her work. Credit: Catalina Bartolomé Melina Masnatta co-founded Chicas en Tecnología (CET), which translates to “girls in technology”, a non-profit organization based in Buenos Aires that helps to address the gender gap in science and technology. CET exposes women and girls to science
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China has experienced an explosion of commercial space companies since 2014, driven by the government opening up the space sector to private capital. According to Chinese publication Future Aerospace, there were 141 registered commercial aerospace companies in China by the end of 2018, in areas including launch, propulsion, satellite manufacturing, payloads and applications and ground
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“I have dreamt of becoming an astronaut since my childhood.” Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Akihiko Hoshide was born on December 28th, 1968 in Tokyo, Japan. He received a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Keio University in 1992, and a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Houston, Cullen College of
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Four rocky inner planets and four gaseous outer planets – makes sense, right? But when astronomers turned their eyes to planets beyond our star system they found out that many systems are set up differently. Why? Learn more about the solar system: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuZ2BfrMwXo Hosted by: Reid Reimers ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on
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As technology becomes more complex, it’s easier for things to go wrong. 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 Jr, Philippe von
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Tesla is starting to offer free Powerwalls to people who received big price increases on solar roof projects that were already under contracts. Last month, we reported that Tesla is drastically increasing the price of its solar roof tiles by as much as 50% based on an extremely inconsistent new “complexity factor.” Even with the lowest complexity
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Credit: Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty I am the only student on my PhD programme in genomics data science with an undergraduate degree in biology and philosophy. Initially, I saw these as separate fields: I was writing about theories of morality in one class and memorizing the Krebs cycle in another. It was only after picking up first-hand
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — SpaceX launched a Crew Dragon spacecraft carrying four astronauts from three nations April 23 as the commercial crew program moves firmly into operations. The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Launch Complex 39A here at 5:49 a.m. Eastern on the Crew-2 mission. The Crew Dragon spacecraft separated from the Falcon
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Black researchers are making small gains in representation in the life sciences.Credit: Getty Members of minority ethnic groups have made only modest inroads into US science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) positions in recent years, according to an analysis of nearly 20 million people. The analysis was conducted by the Pew Research Center, a non-profit
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Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX and chief executive officer of Tesla Inc., arrives at the Axel Springer Award ceremony in Berlin, Germany, on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. Johannessen-Koppitz | Bloomberg | Getty Images Elon Musk will host NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” for the first time on May 8, the long-running sketch comedy show announced over
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Lockheed Martin Space hired 2,700 people plus 700 interns in 2020, a year unlike any other for human resources managers. Almost overnight, the prime contractor with about 23,000 employees switched from its traditional in-person approach to virtual recruitment, interviewing and training. SpaceNews correspondent Debra Werner spoke with Lockheed Martin Space executives Nick Spain, human resources
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What if farm animal’s emotions could also be translated accurately through their faces, body language, and communication? Wageningen University & Research in the Netherlands made an attempt to do this. Experts are currently developing an AI system to measure the emotions of pigs and other animals. (Photo : Mali Maeder) Shortcomings in Data collection  Someone
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Benjamin Thompson and Ewen Callaway discuss COVID-19 vaccine trials in young children. Your browser does not support the audio element. Download MP3 As COVID-19 vaccine roll-outs continue, attentions are turning to one group: children. While research suggests that children rarely develop severe forms of COVID-19, scientists still believe they could play a key role in
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WASHINGTON — A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station April 24, less than 24 hours after its launch from Florida, giving the station its largest crew in a decade. The Crew Dragon spacecraft Endeavour, which launched from the Kennedy Space Center April 23, docked with the station’s Harmony module at 5:08
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We are all connected to and by Earth — whether it’s the trees and plants that give us the oxygen we breathe, the snow-capped mountains that provide the water we drink, or the breathtaking geophysical forces that shape the land beneath our feet. NASA has over 20 satellites measuring the height of oceans and inland
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Oleander is a common landscape if not house plant in places with warmer climates, and with good reason: this almost foolproof evergreen shrub comes in a wide range of shapes, sizes, adaptability, and flower color. However, before you plant, you should be aware of oleander toxicity and the possibility of oleander poisoning. Related Article: Gardening 101:
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In this article GOOGL Yichuan Cao | NurPhoto | Getty Images Google‘s recently promoted Search boss Prabhakar Raghavan made $55.25 million last year, according to the company’s annual proxy filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. That amount takes into account his 2020 fiscal year salary of $655,000, stock awards amounting to $54.58 million
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