BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. — NASA performed a hotfire test of the core stage of the Space Launch System Jan. 16, but the stage’s four main engines shut down a little more than a minute into a test designed to last eight minutes. The core stage ignited its four RS-25 engines at 5:27 p.m. Eastern
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The SpaceX Crew Dragon Resilience successfully docked to the International Space Station at 11:01 p.m. EST Monday, transporting NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi. NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission lifted off Sunday, Nov. 15, at 7:27 p.m. on the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew
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Find out how pecans get from trees to your local supermarket. Stream Full Episodes of How It’s Made: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ 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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Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon Web Services. CNBC Getting kicked off Amazon Web Services is rare, but it has enormous consequences. It happened this week, when Amazon dropped Parler, a social network that gained traction from conservatives after Twitter banned President Donald Trump and housed content that encouraged violence. Parler filed suit against Amazon in
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The large intestine. Infection ‘trains’ both the digestive system and the gut microbiome to fend off hostile microorganisms. Credit: Nigel Downer/SPL Microbiome 15 January 2021 Gut-wrenching infection encourages production of an amino acid consumed by helpful bacteria. Some intestinal illnesses might be a blessing in disguise. A study in mice shows that bowel infections can
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Jeff Housenbold, managing partner at SoftBank’s Vision Fund SoftBank SoftBank’s Jeff Housenbold, who led the Vision Fund’s investments in companies including DoorDash, OpenDoor and Wag, is leaving the firm later this year. SoftBank shook up the Silicon Valley investment world with the first Vision Fund in 2017, ultimately raising $100 billion, funded in large part
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Awesome London YouTubers in this episode: Khyan: http://www.youtube.com/Khyan Tom Ska: http://www.youtube.com/tomska Jenny Bingham: http://www.youtube.com/thatjennybee Charlie: http://www.youtube.com/user/charlieissocoollike Video shot by Ciaran who also made this one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hjoDOnzr5s music by Jake Chudnow: http://www.soundcloud.com/JakeChudnow More tweets from Khyan: http://twitter.com/#!/khyan Some of his most popular: http://favstar.fm/users/Khyan LEARN LINKS: Great all-around artcile on humor and laughing and tickling: http://www.damninteresting.com/humoring-the-gelotologists/ More
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Most rocky planets have pretty consistent surface features, with a fairly even mix of mountains and basins in each hemisphere. This is NOT the case on Mars! What do scientists know about this mystery? Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow
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Mirror neurons are a very cool part of our brains but some people are taking it way further by making claims that they are responsible for telepathy and ESP. It goes without saying that this isn’t true, but what exactly do mirror neurons really do? Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a
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You know what’s weird? Babies. They cry but don’t produce tears; they can crawl before they can … crawl. And they have MORE BONES THAN YOU! Learn more about these and other odd truths about newborn miniature humans. — Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls,
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SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Federal Communication Commission’s C-band auction of 280 megahertz of C-band has raised nearly $81 billion and it’s not quite over. Still to come is the assignment phase, where companies awarded spectrum blocks bid for frequency-specific licenses. Prior to the auction, companies struggled to put a price tag on the bandwidth.
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Just over a year ago, the Rockefeller Foundation put out a global call for proposals for radical reform of our food systems. More than 1,300 teams from 119 countries responded. The pile of submissions was whittled down to 79 semifinalists and then, last week, to 10 “bold ideas for tackling some of the world’s most
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The Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks, a group composed of more than 1,800 current, retired, and former employees of the National Park Service (NPS), is calling on President-elect Joe Biden’s administration to fight the climate crisis and protect national parks and public lands.  And the Coalition calls for an NPS director, because under the
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January 15th, 2021 by U.S. Department of Energy  Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $14.5 million for environmental research to support U.S. offshore wind development. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) will support regionally-focused, coordinated research efforts to increase understanding of the environmental impacts of offshore wind, as well as projects that advance
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‘Hello world!’ Escherichia coli bacteria can store short phrases in their DNA. Credit: Steve Gschmeissner/SPL Chemical biology 15 January 2021 A common bacterium can be engineered to carry coded messages in its genome. Scientists have stored data in the genomes of living bacteria, which can safeguard information against contamination — and possibly data thieves. Data
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NASA’s next Mars rover has a name – Perseverance. Like every exploration mission before, our rover is going to face challenges, and it’s going to make amazing discoveries.  The time at hand is hard. We have already surmounted many obstacles on our way to Red Planet, but as humans we will not give up. We
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Even people who already exercise might improve their cardiovascular health by doing more. Credit: Eduardo Parra/Europa Press/Getty Medical research 15 January 2021 Data from nearly 100,000 people find no upper limit to the heart benefits of increasing exercise levels. Regular exercise boosts good health. Now, research shows that as physical activity increases, benefits to the
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A single mold can make tens of thousands of seed-like spores, which you can’t see. But that’s just one reason why mold is so difficult to control. Special thanks to Temponaut Timelapse for sharing footage: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxFQofXJq9WxWWqlsTiQ-Aw MORE HEALTH CONTENT: The Bugs That Lay Eggs All Over Your Body 10 Amazing Things Your Body Produces In
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January 14th, 2021 by NRDC  Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog.by Robert Harding & Rebecca Behrens To stave off the worst effects of the climate crisis, we must urgently transition from polluting fossil fuels to emissions-free energy. The large-scale deployment of renewable energy to replace polluting power plants and rapid electrification of our buildings, vehicles and industries
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WASHINGTON — Broadband satellite company OneWeb announced Jan. 15 it has raised $400 million from SoftBank and Hughes Network Systems, allowing the company to continue deployment of its constellation. The new round includes $350 million from SoftBank, who was the biggest shareholder in OneWeb before it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in March 2020. The
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