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It is "Absolutely a shame" to propose astronauts caused air leakage

The leader of the current mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS) reverses the proposal that he or his crew members may have caused the groundbreaking laboratory's latest air leakage. "I can say unequivocally that the crew had nothing to do with this," said NASA astronaut Drew Feustel, commander of ISS Expedition 56, during an interview from space to ground …

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NASA tests folding heat shield that can help human Mars landing

SPACEPORT AMERICA, New Mexico (Reuters) – The United States National Air and Space Administration (NASA) launched and tested a new umbrella-like heat shield Wednesday and opened the door to land people on Mars. PHOTO PHOTOS: Tourists take pictures of a NASA sign at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Cape Canaveral, Florida April 14, 2010. REUTERS / Carlos Barria The …

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SETI uses AI to help seek out foreign life

Image of a robot listening to radio outbreak from outer space. SETI used artificial intelligence inspired by the same algorithm used by internet companies to sort through a massive spacecraft space. In a new study, the researcher analyzed a mysterious signal that came from far. Breakthrough Listen | University of California, Berkeley ) SETI overloads search for alien life using …

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Neil deGrasse Tyson's "Accessories for War": Where "space explorer and space warrior" collides

In pop culture there are two general stereotypes that the public has about scientists. There is the crazy scientist of comedy and Hollywood fame, the chapel monster whose desire to conquer reality and life itself often drives him into discoveries that cause widespread destruction, including his own. Then it is the more positive image of the tweedy nerd, whose enthusiasm …

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New find cleans Madagascar's first settler to wipe out the world's largest bird | Science

Giant elephant birds may have coexisted with humans for millennia. VELIZAR SIMEONVSKI By Andrew Lawler Sep. 12, 2018, 14:00 Landing about 425 kilometers from the African coast, Madagascar was long thought to be one of the last corners of the earth to be solved. This week in Science Advances researchers report that the old slaughtered legs show that people made …

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Is Pluto a planet? New research says yes, but the debate is raging on

Long ago, during the dark ages before the iPhone 2006, Pluto resumed from its status as a planet and downgraded to the dwarf planet's classification, changing high school class forever. Forever it can be briefer than imagined. New research from the scientific journal Icarus causes Pluto to resume as a planet and judges that it should never have been considered. …

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Oldest known drawing of human hands Discovered in the South African cave

Nine red lines on a rocky stone found in a South African cave can be the earliest known drawing by Homo sapiens, archaeologists reported Wednesday. The artifact, which scientists believe is about 73,000 years old, precedes the oldest known modern human abstract drawings from Europe in about 30,000 years. "We knew a lot of things Homo sapiens could do, but …

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Here's how to do Sahara Desert Green Again

Sahara is the world's largest hot desert, but parts of it can be made green if massive solar and wind farms are being stored there, finding a new study. These farms can increase the rain in the Sahara, especially in the nearby Sahel region, a semi-member area south of the giant desert, the researchers said in the study, published on …

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