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Sea animals have protected us from millions of viruses all the time

It is fair to say that the world has had more than enough virus right now. Unfortunately, the conversations are not necessarily true. The incredible enormity of the virus sphere is difficult to exaggerate. While several thousands of viruses have been studied in detail, researchers say we haven’t even scratched the surface. There may be trillion species in total, some …

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NASA’s Mars helicopter almost ready for takeoff / Boing Boing

The new Mars Rover Perseverance, which will be launched in July for a landing in February 2021, will be equipped with its own small helicopter. NASA engineers at Kennedy Space Station recently put the chopper through their steps, marking the last time they spin it before landing on the red planet. From Kennedy Space Center: The function test (50 rpm) …

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Physicists weigh in on the origin of heavy elements

A look inside the ISOLDE solenoid spectrometer at CERN. Credit: Argonne National Laboratory A long-standing mystery in the field of nuclear physics is why the universe consists of the specific materials we see around us. In other words, why is it done by “this” and not other things? Of particular interest are the physical processes responsible for producing heavy elements …

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Tree rings could fix the date of the Thera eruption – HeritageDaily

– Ad – Research led by the University of Arizona Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research has anchored a long sequence of tree rings, providing context for the civilizations that existed throughout the Bronze and Iron Age. Charlotte Pearson’s eyes scanned a palm size of ancient trees. They settled on a ring that looked “unusually bright” and she made a note without …

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Yellowstone volcano: Why “shock” discovery suggests supereruption much sooner than thought | Science | News

The Yellowstone caldera spreads throughout the states of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho and gets its nickname as a super volcano because of its ability to wreak havoc globally. It is constantly monitored by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) for signs that a super-eruption is on the way, something that has only happened three times in history, 2.1 million years …

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In the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, Buzz tells Aldrin Apollo 11 quarantine

Get all the latest news about coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Apollo 11 Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin talks about the quarantine period he spent with fellow astronauts Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins after their historic lunar mission. “How does everyone spend their quarantine times?” the other …

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Avoid coronavirus when leaving the house: 12 tips to keep you safe

Social distance is important in the grocery store, but it is also how you shop. Shara Tibken / CNET Visit the WHO website for the latest coronavirus pandemic updates and information. Keep your distance in the grocery store. When walking, press the button at a traffic light. Touch a keypad to add a tip for yours restaurant take-out order. Also …

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NASA reveals that Uranus’s twisted magnetic field releases pieces of its atmosphere into space

Does Uranus leak out into space? Data hidden in the spacecraft Voyager 2 since 1986 reveals the planet’s twisted magnetic field releases bits of its atmosphere NASA reanalyzed data from Voyger 2’s visit to Uranus in 1986 The team found that the planet’s atmosphere leaks through a massive plasmoid The twisted magnetic field of the planet causes the magnetosphere to …

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NASA chooses cube rate missions for space science

WASHINGTON – NASA announced on March 30 that it will fund the development of a cluster of six cubes flying in formations above the geostationary orbit to study solar storms. NASA said it opted for the development of the Sun Radio Interferometer Space Experiment (SunRISE) mission as a “mission of opportunity” for its heliophysics program. The mission, with a total …

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