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A construction worker at an HS2 building site in the Euston area of London on May 6, 2020. ISABEL INFANTES | AFP | Getty Images Often involving thousands of people, large infrastructure projects comprise a range of stakeholders, including architects, designers, engineers and construction workers.  The way these schemes operate is changing, with technology and
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SDA Director Derek Tournear said SpaceX “came in with an extremely credible proposal” that leverages the Starlink assembly line WASHINGTON — The Space Development Agency awarded SpaceX a $149 million contract and L3Harris a $193.5 million contract to each build four satellites to detect and track ballistic and hypersonic missiles. The contracts announced Oct. 5
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Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google Anindito Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Getty Images Google parent Alphabet on Tuesday announced that its G Suite group of productivity apps, including Gmail, will be rebranded as Google Workspace and get more pricing tiers. The new name better reflects the way various applications, such as the Google Meet video-calling service, are available
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Elon Musk’s SpaceX won a $149 million (roughly Rs. 1,090 crores) contract to build missile-tracking satellites for the Pentagon, the US Space Development Agency (SDA) said on Monday, in the company’s first government contract to build satellites. SpaceX, known for its reusable rockets and astronaut capsules, is ramping up satellite production for Starlink, a growing constellation of
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Trump has repeatedly undercut messages from public-health officials such as those on the White House coronavirus task force, including its coordinator Deborah Birx and Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.Credit: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Since he took office in January 2017, US President Donald Trump has not made science a priority;
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The United States must work with long-time Arctic partners to increase vigilance in this increasingly vital region. China has published an Arctic strategy making clear the government’s desire to control infrastructure along Arctic routes.   Geographically, the terrestrial Arctic region consists of the area north of the Arctic Circle, including the Arctic Ocean, adjacent seas and
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Source: Sonos Sonos stock fell more than 2% in extended trading after Bloomberg reported that Apple has purged its online store of third-party audio products and instructed retail stores to do the same. On Monday, a visit to the speakers and headphones category on Apple’s online store only displayed Apple products. Previously, Apple stores had carried
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All mammals produce milk, but you probably wouldn’t want to dip your cookies in all of them. Annotation: Milk, and the Mutants That Love It https://youtu.be/ecZbhf96W9k Hosted by: Hank Green ———- 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
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SAN FRANCISCO – Colorado startup ExoTerra Resources announced plans Oct. 5 to develop a solar electric upper stage to boost small satellites traveling on Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne beyond low Earth orbit. With ExoTerra’s Solar Electric Propulsion Upper Stage, LauncherOne customers could reach destinations including geostationary orbit, trans-lunar injection orbit, Earth-Moon Lagrange points and low lunar
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The playful teasing behavior of apes, as seen in human toddlers and infants, can shed light on humor’s evolution. Joking in Young Humans Human toddlers and infants already make jokes even before they learn the art of talking. They know how to play games and similar actions that provoke reactions from adults.  A new study showed that non-human apes such as orangutans and gorillas also
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LONDON — When the coronavirus pandemic closed workplaces earlier this year, businesses effectively went from having one or more locations to having as many offices as they did employees, as staff worked from home. For software company Splunk, this effectively meant going from 35 offices to more than 6,000 “overnight,” according to the firm’s Chief
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SAN FRANCISCO – SkyWatch Space Applications, the Canadian startup whose EarthCache platform helps software developers embed geospatial data and imagery in applications, announced a partnership Oct. 5 with Picterra, a Swiss startup with a self-service platform to help customers autonomously extract information from aerial and satellite imagery. “One of the things that has been very
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A European vehicle safety authority gave “very good” marks to Audi, BMW and Mercedes for their driver assistance systems, and gave Tesla’s system, known as Autopilot, a “moderate” grade in a new report out Thursday. The ratings from the European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) — a counterpart to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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The Antarctic’s melting snow has revealed the frozen remains of penguins as old as 800 years to 5,000 years. With the entire world warming up and surpassing the 1.1º C threshold in temperature increase, the ice sheets worldwide are melting, and exposing Viking remains, ancient viruses, methane, diesel, and now, dead penguins.  A Discovery On the coast of the Antarctic at Cape Irizar, the researchers who
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twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce instagram: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants facebook: http://www.facebook.com/VsauceGaming SOURCES BELOW: this is the video where I talk about THE SPEED OF PUSH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Do1lm9IevYE Big thanks to Martin Archer for help with this episode: http://www.martinarcher.co.uk/ And thanks to Guy Larsen for his shadow magic: https://twitter.com/guylar music by http://www.YouTube.com/JakeChudnow and http://www.audionetwork.com shadows faster than light: http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/physics/Relativity/SpeedOfLight/FTL.html#3 http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/63434/could-the-shadow-move-with-faster-than-light-speed http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/2000-02/950834634.Ph.q.html making
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The Enneagram, like many personality tests, isn’t well backed-up by scientific research, but its popularity in spite of that can give us a window into how the human mind works. Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it
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The Researchers reconstructed the face of the organism which might be one of our earliest ancestors. Meanwhile, two researchers from Harvard announced that they have created solid metallic hydrogen. Hosted by: Hank Green Want more SciShow in person? We’ll be at NerdCon: Nerdfighteria in Boston on February 25th and 26th! For more information, go to
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The contract is for the Evolved Strategic Satellite Communications program, known as Evolved Strategic Satcom WASHINGTON — Boeing received a $298 million contract to build a satellite payload prototype and develop a secure communications architecture for the U.S. Space Force’s Evolved Strategic SATCOM (ESS) program, the company announced Oct. 1. The ESS will replace the
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To paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of the Arc Vector electric motorcycle’s death have been greatly exaggerated. The Arc Vector has ridden some proverbial twisty roads over the last few years, even before ever reaching it to production. The high-tech and high-dollar electric motorcycle debuted with fanfare at the 2018 EICMA Milan Motorcycle Show, but then
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October 4th, 2020 by Michael Barnard  Weighing The Administrations of Obama, Trump & Biden: The CleanTechnica Climate Policy Report Card As we approach the momentous US federal election of 2020, American voters must weigh long-range concerns against short-term issues, and domestic matters against foreign policy. Concerns for Americans today and tomorrow, and concerns for other
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A single mold can make tens of thousands of seed-like spores, which you can’t see. But that’s just one reason why mold is so difficult to control. Special thanks to Temponaut Timelapse for sharing footage: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxFQofXJq9WxWWqlsTiQ-Aw MORE HEALTH CONTENT: The Bugs That Lay Eggs All Over Your Body 10 Amazing Things Your Body Produces In
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It’s not just Mission Control that’s counting down — how are you preparing to #LaunchAmerica? From building your own rocket to binge-watching launch overage, share a video, a photo or simply your thoughts for a chance to be featured on our social media platforms, as we prepare for the return of human spaceflight to U.S.
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According to analysts, green hydrogen produced from solar and wind energy may become the most inexpensive “transformative fuel,” as termed by Australia’s government. Developed by this Decade The government wanted to prioritize “clean hydrogen” as the low-emissions technology, which will eventually replace fossil fuels for transportation, electric power, and industry to help eliminate carbon emissions. The government’s recent statement on this technology
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Ford has a design for removable range-extender that can drop into an electric pickup’s bed, which could possibly become an option for the upcoming F150 electric. Range-extenders, which are basically generators, haven’t become popular with electric vehicles buyers. It’s basically the same concept as a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) with the main difference being that a
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