TAMPA, Fla. — Condosat operator Loft Orbital has ordered another batch of small satellite buses from LeoStella after securing undisclosed customers looking to fly payloads in 2023. The companies declined to discuss how many buses were ordered, but Loft Orbital CEO Pierre-Damien Vaujour told SpaceNews that customers have already fully booked one of them and
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Sustainable and resilient cities have adopted green infrastructure as a strategy for enhancing the lives of urban people while achieving sustainability and resilience goals. The sorts of initiatives that cities execute with long-term consequences on people and the urban environment are influenced by how green infrastructure is defined. (Photo : Photo by Jamie G on
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The software running Apollo’s guidance computers was literally woven by hand by “little old ladies.” Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Kathy & Tim Philip, Kevin Bealer, Andreas
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Two sleep experts debunk 15 of the most common myths about sleep. They explain that boredom, alone, doesn’t make you tired and that you should get out of bed if you can’t fall asleep. They also debunk the idea that loud snoring is nothing more than annoying. In fact, it’s often a sign of a
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WASHINGTON — After a year marked by little launch activity and one high-profile failure, the head of India’s space program says he expects much more in 2022, including an uncrewed test flight for its human spaceflight program. In a New Year’s message published Jan. 3, K. Sivan, chairman of the Indian space agency ISRO, acknowledged
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1. Li, H. et al. Classifying Drosophila olfactory projection neuron subtypes by single-cell RNA sequencing. Cell 171, 1206–1220 (2017). CAS  PubMed  PubMed Central  Google Scholar  2. Davie, K. et al. A single-cell transcriptome atlas of the aging Drosophila brain. Cell 174, 982–998 (2018). CAS  PubMed  PubMed Central  Google Scholar  3. Konstantinides, N. et al. Phenotypic
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China’s first independent interplanetary mission, Tianwen-1, pulled a new year’s surprise by clicking incredible selfies on Mars above its north pole. The images showed the mission’s solar arrays and antennas as well as a partial closeup of the orbiter. It also showed the Red Planet’s northern ice cap. Tianwen-1 released a small camera to fly
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In this article AMZN RIVN STLA-IT Stellantis announced on January 5, 2022, a major partnership with Amazon to connect its vehicles, including using the US giant’s AWS servers and its Alexa voice command system. Marco Bertorello | AFP | Getty Images Stellantis, the automaker formerly known as Fiat Chrysler, said Wednesday that Amazon will provide
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Electric boats have been around for a long time, mainly in applications where the expectations for range and speed are lower than large powerboats. Now, companies like Taiga Motors and Nautique are leveraging electric motors’ low-end torque to enhance the water powersport experience – but bigger boats carry bigger expectations. Brunswick’s ACES strategy, revealed this
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NATURE PODCAST 05 January 2022 Science in 2022: what to expect this year Vaccines, Moon missions, and biodiversity — we hear what science has in store for the new year. Benjamin Thompson Benjamin Thompson View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Twitter Facebook Email Subscribe Subscribe iTunes Google
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In this article GOOGL Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on security in Afghanistan and in the regions of South and Central Asia, in Dirksen Building on Tuesday, October 26, 2021. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash.,
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WASHINGTON — The upcoming uncrewed test flight of the Orion spacecraft will include a payload to see how a voice recognition technology widely available to consumers today could be used to assist astronauts on future missions. Lockheed Martin announced Jan. 5 that it has been working with Amazon and Cisco on a project called Callisto
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Receiving the first images from the James Webb Space Telescope, sending the first uncrewed Artemis mission around the Moon and back to Earth, sending NASA science and technology to the surface of the Moon on three missions with our commercial partners, and flying our first quiet, supersonic plane are just a few of the things
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Wind turbine and cooling towers of the Cruas-Meysse nuclear power plant in France, April 12, 2021. Jean-Marie HOSATTE | Gamma-Rapho | Getty Images The European Union has prompted a furious backlash over plans to label nuclear and gas as “green” investments, with Germany describing the proposal as “greenwashing” and Austria repeating its threat to sue
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Automotive manufacturing powerhouse Magna International is kicking off 2022 by highlighting its EtelligentForce technology, a 4WD EV powertrain system designed specifically for pickup trucks and light commercial vehicles. Magna’s EtelligentForce was designed to maintain a pickup’s full capabilities without compromising payload or towing capacities. Magna International ($MGA) is a mobility manufacturer specializing in automotive components
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CORRESPONDENCE 04 January 2022 Birth equity: US Supreme Court must support Black people Joia A. Crear-Perry 0 Joia A. Crear-Perry National Birth Equity Collaborative, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Twitter Facebook Email As president of the National Birth Equity Collaborative, I agree
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The Cyberspace Administration of China has issued draft regulations governing how mobile apps should operate. App providers should not use their software to engage in activities that endanger national security or disrupt social order, the rules say. Qi Yang | Moment | Getty Images China’s cyberspace regulator said Wednesday that developers launching apps that have
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As the Biden administration prepares to make the biggest investment in U.S. infrastructure in more than a decade, there’s much discussion about how systems like roads, bridges and electric power grids affect people’s daily lives. Here’s an angle that’s received less attention: Wildlife depends on infrastructure too. I’m studying how human-made structures affect salmon migration
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Download PDF In this picture taken in September, I’m using a confocal microscope at the Pasteur Institute of Montevideo, one of the Pasteur Network’s three South American centres. My team focuses on understanding and combating infectious agents, specifically single-celled protozoan parasites belonging to a diverse group called Apicomplexa. Here, I’m looking at a colour-coded -3D
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WASHINGTON — Controllers completed the deployment of the sunshield of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Jan. 4, allowing the mission to move ahead to setting up the telescope itself. Spacecraft controllers finished the tensioning of the final two layers of the five-layer sunshield just before noon Eastern Jan. 4 after tensioning the first three layers
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Fleet EV developer Lightning eMotors has unveiled a new rolling chassis, purpose-built for Class 4 and 5 commercial EVs. The proprietary Lightning eChassis can support 1,500 lbs greater Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) on average compared to other commercial vehicles in the same class. With the debut of its new eChassis, Lightning eMotors has claimed
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The skeletons of two women who lived some 3,000 years ago in what is now Armenia suggest that they were involved in military battles — probably as horse-riding, arrow-shooting warriors1. Access options Access through your institution Change institution Buy or subscribe Subscribe to Journal Get full journal access for 1 year 199,00 € only 3,90
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TAMPA, Fla. — Starlink’s lead executive in India said he resigned Friday for personal reasons, a month after the country’s government ordered SpaceX to stop preselling the satellite broadband service until it gives regulatory approval. “I have stepped down as Country Director and Chairman of the Board of Starlink India for personal reasons,” Sanjay Bhargava
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Some cool pics I ran across on the web this week. LINKS: Rooster Cat: http://www.bordom.net/view/57738/Pussy_Cock Ronald: http://theclearlydope.tumblr.com/post/8994359628/look-closely-because-im-pretty-sure-thats-mr x box 360: http://9gag.com/gag/206666/ tap phoned: http://s3.amazonaws.com/data.tumblr.com/tumblr_lpi06yC5XH1qafu4to1_1280.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAJ6IHWSU3BX3X7X3Q&Expires=1313805695&Signature=hIMP9i7eCJP4IpqtK5VALQDF8go%3D Giraffe: http://www.flickr.com/photos/63187011@N02/5995502046/in/photostream/lightbox/ hairy chest tie: http://theclearlydope.tumblr.com/post/8697477194/clearly-dope-hairy-man-tie-every-tuesday Cat Face: http://s3.amazonaws.com/data.tumblr.com/tumblr_lpn4d4PgQP1qza3e8o1_1280.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAJ6IHWSU3BX3X7X3Q&Expires=1313805578&Signature=p9kALR5bi8V8Sz%2Ff%2FT6pPLLGrrY%3D invisiblity cloak: http://9gag.com/gag/205908/ Bread face cat 1: http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-LuoRIdPmXBw/TklwqKUhaSI/AAAAAAAAJA4/fFtHFkG1nVQ/s1600/Fear%2BMe%2BFor%2BI%2BAm%2BBread%2BCat.jpg Bread face cat 2: http://mail.biskvitka.net/fotoshegi/15494-fotopodborka-za-denya-funny-pictures-for-04-08-2011.html dog bar face: http://theclearlydope.tumblr.com/post/8654395369/put-this-on-your-facebook-people-will-love-it Hayashi Natsumi: http://www.ignant.de/2011/08/10/hayashi-natsumi/ Whale tisue
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There are billions of planets out there that don’t orbit stars. The sheer abundance of these planets has led some scientists to wonder if life could emerge without a star. Crash Course Business Entrepreneurship Learning Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8dPuuaLjXtNamNKW5qlS-nKgA0on7Qze Host: Reid Reimers SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———-
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This article was adapted for Mobility Weekly, our free weekly newsletter. Register for a subscription here. Although the micromobility market faced significant ridership and revenue declines during the COVID-19 pandemic, there is evidence that 2022 will bring about a more prosperous year. “The pandemic caused, in many ways, tailwinds in our industry,” said Andrew Savage, vice
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CORRESPONDENCE 04 January 2022 COVID-19: boost mental-health resilience Lola Kola 0 Lola Kola WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health, Neurosciences and Drug and Alcohol Abuse, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Twitter Facebook Email The social and economic effects
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