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Elon Musk is once again on a quest to 'nuke Mars' – BGR

If one thing you can say about Elon Musk is that he never lacked ambition. He founded a number of successful companies, and with SpaceX he pushed science forward by lowering the cost of entry for satellite launches and opened up new possibilities for researchers. He also seemingly made it his life's mission to make a human colony on Mars …

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Scientists stunned after discovering record-breaking supernova – BGR

Scientists have a pretty good grasp of the life cycle of different stars. They know the types of stars that are likely to die in fiery supernova blasts, and they know that not all supernovae are created equal. Yet, space has many untold secrets, and a new study published The Astrophysical Journal reveals that scientists questioned their understanding of supernova …

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A super-deep diamond, glitter or Earth's distant past – TODAYonline

Super-deep diamonds, glimmers of Earth's distant past TODAYonline There Are Rocks Inside Earth That Haven't Changed Almost Since Its Formation IFLScience Stash of ancient diamonds has been discovered near Earth's core The Independent [19659002] Fluid in superdeep diamonds may be from some of Earth's oldest unchanged material Science News Superdeep diamonds have a story to tell Cosmos View full coverage …

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A new cellular process for engulfing nanosized materials

Credit: Hongbo Pang Nanometer is a billionth of a meter, a metric commonly used to measure molecules and scientific building blocks that are not visible to the human eye. Materials with tens and / or hundreds of nanometers in diameter have unique properties and have therefore been widely used to diagnose and treat various human diseases. An important challenge to …

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NASA picks Alabama's 'Rocket City' for lunar landing jobs

0 NASA picks Alabama's 'Rocket City' for lunar lander job CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – NASA has picked Alabama's 'Rocket City' to lead development of the next lunar lander for astronauts. Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville on Friday beat out the Johnson Space Center in Houston, which managed the Apollo lunar lander half a century ago. Members of Congress …

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How anaerobic digestion converts waste into biogas

Patrick Temple-West's report “State laws boost waste-to-energy sector” (August 14) indicates that he does not understand “anaerobic digestion.” He states that “anaerobic digestion converts methane gas, which is released as organic matter decomposes, into natural gas. ” This is not correct. Anaerobic digestion is the controlled microbial decomposition of organic waste, in the absence of oxygen, to convert the waste …

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Canadian researchers find "silent" strokes common after surgery

IMAGE: Dr. PJ Devereaux is a senior scientist at the Population Health Research Institute at McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences. show more Credit: Photo courtesy of McMaster University / Hamilton Health Sciences. Hamilton, ON (August 15, 2019) – Canadian researchers have discovered that secret – or "silent" – stroke is common in the elderly after elective, non-cardiac surgery and …

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