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Carbon dioxide from Silicon Valley affects chemistry Monterey Bay

This map shows how carbon dioxide blows from land areas across Monterey Bay with morning land fires. Credit: Basic Image: Google Earth MBARI researchers recently estimated high levels of carbon dioxide in the air at sea from urban and agricultural areas, including Silicon Valley. In a new paper in PLOS ONE it is estimated that this previously unproblematic process could …

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The first Marsquake has been discovered

Mars InSight landers have discovered an earthquake in the planet. The news: On his 128th day on the red planet, the lander took the first final sign of shaking from Mars. The small seismic activity measured was similar to the movement discovered on the moon during Apollo missions. Some background: InSight lander arrived in Mars last November with the aim …

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See the far side of the moon as never before: China releases stunning new images

China's moon mission has exceeded expectations, releasing new lunar images China's moon mission has exceeded expectations. 19659003] Yutu 2 and its lander are hibernating as their fifth lunar day The mission looks to analyze the layers of the moon's mantle never seen before By James Pero For Dailymail.com Published: 16:54 EDT, April 23, 2019 | Updated: 17:01 EDT, 23 April …

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Scientists create artificial mother-of-pearl that uses bacteria

This abalone shell is a natural form of nacre – also known as mother-of-pearl – an extremely tough material found in shells and beads. Rochester biologists have developed an innovative method of creating nacre in the lab – and perhaps on the moon. Credit: University of Rochester / J. Adam Fenster The strongest synthetic materials are often the ones that …

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InSight 'hears' first quake on Mars

InSight's seismometer recorded a "marsquake" for the first time on April 6, 2019. A photo of a preserved river channel on Mars, taken by orbiting satellite, with color overlaid to show different elevations. Blue is low and yellow is high. NASA has been exploring Mars since 1965. Here are some of the best captured by Mars missions over the years. …

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Water goes-the new way to rock jumping

Credit: Utah State University Researchers at Utah State University's Splash Lab discovered a new way of watering hopes for the term "waterwalk". In collaboration with researchers at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, RI and Brown University, Utah State University assistant professor of mechanical engineering Tadd Truscott and his associates at the USU Splash Lab have dismissed the physics …

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Celebrate 50 years of space facts with USRA Symposium today! So watch

An astronaut walking on the moon and a famous NASA mathematician joins a group of experts discussing the future of space exploration at the University Space Research Association (USRA) conference today (April 23), which lives directly online this afternoon. [19659002] USRA will be streaming its 50th anniversary conference, "Exploring New Space Frontiers", from Washington, DC, and you can see it …

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Melting permafrost in the Arctic will have $ 70 billion, says a new study

Thawing of permafrost in the Arctic will accelerate global warming and can add $ 70 billion to the world's climate change bill, according to a new study of natural science. The report argues that a feedback mechanism, along with countries' failure to live up to the Paris Climate Agreements and the loss of heat-leading white ice, will cause an almost …

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