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Tortoises rule on Aldabra Atoll

This story appears in the  June 2019 issue of   National Geographic magazine. The first time tortoise walked through my hut at Middle Camp on Aldabra Atoll, I was amazed. I grabbed my camera and carefully positioned myself to capture this wildlife encounter. The second time: the same thing. The third time I picked up my phone and took a …

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Illinois meteor: Chicago police camera captures INCREDIBLE blazing fireball | Science | News

A police officer in Illinois has caught the moment an extremely rare fireball illuminated at night sky. The video was accidentally taken by a Woodridge Police Department car's dashboard camera video. Sergeant Chrusciel was close to 75. St. / Interstate 355 intersection with east when fireball appeared. The meteor is clearly seen to cross the sky from left to right. …

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SpaceX Delays Starlink launches again to update satellite software

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this site. Terms of Use. SpaceX hoped to have 60 custom communication satellites in circulation today, but instead has zero. The private space airline blasted the first attempt to launch its Starlink internet satellites on Wednesday this week, and a new launch has now been canceled. However, it is not …

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Astronauts could live in caves on the moon when they return in 2024

Astronauts could live in caves on the moon (Picture: Reuters, Getty) The moon could already have structures that can house astronauts. Nasa lunar scientist Dr Daniel Moriarty suggested lava tubes (tunnel -like caves) on the surface of the moon could be adapted to a base. US President Donald Trump announced in March he wanted to launch a mission at 2024, …

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How A 'Singular Hero' Helped A New Field In Physics: NPR

Rich Isaacson, seen in his backyard in Pentagon City, Va., Wrote his thesis on gravitational waves and says he always thought their existence would be sometime during his career. But he didn't realize that trying to see them would become his career.                                                                            Ryan Kellman / NPR                                       hide caption toggle caption Ryan Kellman / NPR          …

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NASA shares the first image of Astrobee & # 39; Bumble & # 39; robot assistant at ISS

Last month, a spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station, which among other things transported small cube-shaped robots called Astrobees. The devices are designed to work in the space lab's unique microwave environment, offering assistance to the astronauts on the ISS. In its latest update, NASA shared an image of the Astrobee robot "Bumble" on the ISS, along with some …

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Bedbugs Study reveals a surprise

(newser) – Bedbugs were about the same time as T. Rex. It is one of the surprising discoveries of pests revealed in a new study in current biology. Researchers have generally found that bedbugs were not older than bats that go back about 60 million years – because bats believed to have been their first food source. But the new …

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A 242-foot asteroid shot past the earth today at 22,000 MPH

A massive 1,280-foot asteroid will be buzz planet Earth tomorrow, followed by a smaller 206-foot space rock on Monday morning. Planet Earth was buzzed by a rather large space rock on Saturday. Known as asteroid 2019 JR1, our heavenly visitor swung off for which astronomers refer as a "near earth approach", which is within miles of the planet's surface. Classified …

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