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Hawaii Bans Sunscreens That Hurt Coral Reefs – Safer Sunscreen

Hawaii Gov. David Ige signed a historical bill this week that bans the sale of sunscreens that contain oxybenzone and octinoxate two chemicals that have been considered harmful to coral reefs. Hawaii is the first U.S. state to pass a law banning the sale of sunscreen containing these chemicals. The bill will go into effect on January 1, 2021. Advertisement …

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Agriculture in space soon a reality? NASA astronauts may swap canned food for fresh greens

Reuters Agriculture has been an integral factor in allowing mankind to flourish on the planet. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or Nasa as it's more commonly known, is now planning to let scientists grow crops in space to enjoy fresh food instead of Astronauts have been consuming specialized packaged food until now, but if Nasa succeeds in its mission …

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A sausage shaped galaxy changed the winter street forever

An artistic visualization of the collision between Winter Street and the Sausage Galaxy, likely to occur between 8 billion and 10 billion years ago. Credit: V. Belokurov (Cambridge, United Kingdom and CCA, New York, USA) based on the image of ESO / Juan Carlos Muñoz A sausage galaxy crushed into our own Milky Way many years ago, Using data from …

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The astronomer reveals the truth about the apostle prophet in July

Enjoy the sunshine while you can, for the end of the world is close and it's time to create peace with the creator. This is the central statement in a bonk evangelical conspiracy theory that claims July Blood Moon is a sign that the Apocalypse is close. End-time ministers believe a lunar eclipse, which will take place on July 27, …

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Pioneering heat shield installed on NASA's Parker Solar Probe

Archive Solar Probe Heat Protection, called the Thermal Protection System, is lifted and recorded with spacecraft's truss as engineers from Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab are preparing to install eight-foot heat shields on 27 June 2018. Credit: NASA / Johns Hopkins APL / Ed Whitman The launch of Parker Solar Probe, the mission that comes closer to the sun than …

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How to photograph a rocket launch

July 6, 2018 For the past 13 years, I've photographed some challenging subjects, but rarely do I get the chance to capture a 224-foot-long metal spout that explodes with 5 million pounds of pressure. Not until we arrived at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral in April, where a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket dropped on the launch plate ready …

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