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Israel scientists unveil the appearance of ancient human relative

Jerusalem (AFP) – We know what Neanderthals looked like. Now, thanks to ancient DNA, Israeli scientists have unveiled the appearance of another of our ancient relatives. Very few clues exist about the lives of the Denisovans – cousins ​​of Neanderthals – who went extinct around 50,000 years ago: three teeth , a pinky bone, and a lower jaw. But that …

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There is One Safe Geoengineering Option Guaranteed to Reduce CO2 in Our Atmosphere

As it looks increasingly unlikely we're going to meet our climate mitigation targets, scientists have been investigating more and more extreme solutions, such as geoengineering. Examples include spraying huge amounts of sunlight-reflecting particles into the atmosphere, or dumping trillions of tons of fake snow onto glaciers to stabilize them. These ideas are untested, incredibly risky, and could end up causing …

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Researchers are developing "Nanochains" to increase the capacity of the lithium ion battery

Artistic image of a coin cell battery with a copper electrode (left) containing a black nanochain structure, which researchers have discovered can increase the capacity of a battery and reduce the charge time. Credit: Purdue University illustration / Henry Hamann How long your phone or computer battery lasts depends on how many lithium ions can be stored in the battery's …

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China, Russia for cooperation on lunar orbit, landing missions

Countries that are considering the contribution of scientific payload to respective Luna-26 and Chang & # 39; e-7 spacecraft and establish a common data center for lunar and deep exploration. HELSINKI – Russia and China have agreed on joint exploration of the moon after the meeting with the heads of government in St. Petersburg. The agreements will see cooperation in …

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Here are new images from the strange subject China that is on the moon

Shiny! China's lunar lander Yutu-2 just sent back new images of a strange substance that it found near a small crater on the far side of the moon. Last month, the team behind the moon rover claimed it had found a "colored mysterious substance" described in the rover's diary, which claimed that the material's "shape and color differed substantially from …

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Yes, this is actually the shadow of Io passing over Jupiter's surface.

JunoCam aboard NASA's Juno spacecraft continues to give us terrestrial humans a steady stream of stunning images of Jupiter. We can't get enough of the gas giant's hypnotic, otherworldly beauty. This image of Io passing Jupiter is the latest to awaken our sense of wonder. This image was processed by Kevin Gill, a NASA software engineer who has produced other …

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China launches 5 new orbital Earth observation satellites (video)

A Chinese rocket from March 11 successfully launched five new remote sensing satellites today (September 19). The rocket lifted from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in China's Gobi Desert at 2:42 p.m. local time (2:42 am EDT; 0642 GMT) and lowers the Zhuhai-1 Group-3 satellites in orbit. These satellites will join a commercial satellite constellation being built and operated by …

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