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Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg walks past members of the news media as he enters the office of U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) while meeting with lawmakers to discuss “future internet regulation on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 19, 2019. Joshua Roberts | Reuters After a 16-month investigation into competitive practices at the largest U.S.
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Hurricane Delta made landfall in Yucatan Peninsula early Wednesday at a maximum wind estimated at 110 miles per hour, knocking out powerlines and trees, damaging windows, and causing flooding in cities and towns. No deaths or injuries due to the storm were reported in Mexico.  The hurricane hit Puerto Morelos, just south of Cancun, a
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How NASA’s InVEST program is yielding big dividends for future Earth-observing missions For the last several years at the Small Satellite Conference, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has held a “Small Satellite Mission of the Year” competition. An AIAA committee gathers nominations for smallsats that have launched in the last year and
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A new supercomputer model could help astronomers find spiraling, merging systems of two supermassive black holes. These mergers happen often in the universe, but are hard to see. Watch as the simulation reveals the merger’s brighter, more variable X-rays. https://go.nasa.gov/2OsaMAs Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Music: “Games Show Sphere 01” from Killer Tracks This
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Wildfires are causing significant negative impacts on people’s physical and emotional health and California’s economy. Apocalyptic Scenario A report from the BBC has described the wildfire situation this summer as “apocalyptic.” According to a resident, Asha Karim, they narrowly escaped being victims of the fires, causing them to take a grueling 13-mile walk. On the way back, they saw vehicles
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Asian Americans have been protesting anti-China rhetoric that has arisen in the United States because of the COVID-19 pandemic.Credit: Steven Senne/AP/Shutterstock An Asian American civil-rights group has launched an effort to support Chinese and Chinese American scientists who are facing inquiries from law enforcement as a result of the United States’ increased crack-down on foreign
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday said it’s time to start taking hydrogen energy seriously as the technology emerges as a reliable alternative energy source. “If you want to speculate on a sexy long-term story, I’m bullish on hydrogen,” the “Mad Money” host said. Cramer has been skeptical of bullish trading activity in red-hot speculative stocks,
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WASHINGTON — Despite dire predictions just six months ago, space companies in general, and startups in particular, have survived the pandemic and its economic fallout in relatively good shape. In sessions at the three-day Satellite Innovation 2020 conference that concluded Oct. 8, executives and other industry observers concluded that the industry fared better than expected
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An Amazon warehouse Getty Images Two Amazon warehouses in California have been cited by the state’s division of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for coronavirus-related health and safety violations.  Cal/OSHA issued $1,870 in fines to an Amazon fulfillment center in Eastvale, California, known as LGB3, and a delivery station in Hawthorne, California, referred to
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Do you suffer from canker sores? These little white balls of blinding pain can be annoying, but there is hope. Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Kevin Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron,
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A ‘diamond ring’ can be fabricated in 45-60 seconds by shining beams of light on a vat of specialized resin. Credit: C.C. Cook et al./Adv. Mater. Materials science 09 October 2020 New ingredients allow a printing technique that once produced only brittle objects to turn out items that are pliable or sturdy. From a vat
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SAN FRANCISCO – Exolaunch signed an agreement to secure rides for dozens of small satellites on SpaceX rideshare missions scheduled to launch later this year and in 2021. Under the agreement announced Oct. 8, Germany’s Exolaunch plans to integrate 30 U.S. and European cubesats and microsatellites on Falcon 9 rideshare flights to sun-synchronous orbit scheduled
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Two months have not yet passed, and Louisiana has not yet recovered from the destruction of the last hurricane, which came it is the way. However, it is already bracing for Hurricane Delta as it goes north to the Gulf this Thursday from the Yucatan Peninsula. According to forecasters, this storm could arrive by Friday and may bear winds
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October 8th, 2020 by U.S. Department of Energy  Brush up on your knowledge of wind! This article is part of the Energy.gov series highlighting the “Top Things You Didn’t Know About Energy” series. By Liz Hartman Wind turbines are soaring to record sizes. The average rotor diameter of turbines installed in 2018 grew to 379
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Getty Images Microsoft informed employees this week that they will have more flexibility to work from home, even after it’s safe to return to offices, a company spokesperson told CNBC Friday. The new guidelines, previously reported by The Verge, allow all Microsoft employees to work remotely less than 50% of the
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Drinking cold beverages is a great way to fight off the summer heat, but if you drink too quickly, it could lead to a brain freeze. But is your brain actually getting cold? Science Insider tells you all you need to know about science: space, medicine, biotech, physiology, and more. Subscribe to our channel and
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In the face of dangerous heat waves this summer, Americans have taken shelter in air-conditioned cooling centers. Normally, that would be a wise choice, but during a pandemic, indoor shelters present new risks. The same air conditioning systems that keep us cool recirculate air around us, potentially spreading the coronavirus. “Air conditioners look like they’re
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The rising nitrous oxide emissions from intensive farming threaten the attainment of the Paris Agreement goals, accelerating global warming and making it likely the planet will surpass the 2º C increase limit.  The problem with intensive farming Intensive farming threatens to jeopardize our chances of achieving the Paris Agreement’s terms concerning climate change. The growing livestock populations and increased artificial fertilizer use increase
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Men tend to store fat behind their abdominal wall, which pushes their abs outward and creates a protruding beer belly. And as they get older, they become more likely to grow a gut. That’s because their levels of testosterone —a sex hormone that helps keep men slim— decreases. MORE HEALTH SCIENCE CONTENT: Why Some People’s
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Get your gasmasks ready because we’re taking a trip to Titan! Reid Reimers tells us all about the mysterious moon. Hosted by: Reid Reimers ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, Chris Peters, Philippe von Bergen, Fatima Iqbal, John Murrin, Linnea
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Acids are widely considered to be the scariest chemical compounds of all, but bases can be just as powerful. Most powerful of all are a special class of pH scale-defying bases called superbases! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon
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SAN FRANCISCO — GHGSat, the Canadian firm preparing to launch a constellation of methane-monitoring satellites, announced Oct. 8 that the sensor on its Iris satellite launched in early September detects methane emissions five times as well as Claire, its predecessor.  GHGSat tested the Iris sensor by flying the satellite over a controlled methane release in
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It is essential to be ready with crucial plans and preparations needed for this year’s peak Atlantic hurricane season and other natural disasters. Peak season approaching The peak of 2020’s record Atlantic hurricane season is coming to the East, along with the raging wildfires in the West. According to Tampa, Florida veteran emergency manager Chauncia Willis,
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