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HELSINKI — Chinese rocket firm Galactic Energy successfully sent a small satellite into orbit Saturday with the first launch of its Ceres-1 launch vehicle. The Ceres-1 four-stage solid rocket lifted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center near the Gobi Desert at 2:12 a.m. Eastern Saturday. First indications of launch came from spectators posting footage
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HELSINKI — The Indian Space Research Organisation successfully carried out its first launch since the COVID-19 outbreak Saturday sending the EOS-1 Earth observation satellite and nine smaller payloads into orbit. Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C49 (PSLV-C49) lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Center on the Indian island of Sriharikota at 4:42 a.m. Eastern Nov. 7
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Ants ingest their formic acid to disinfect their bodies against bacterial infection. This was the finding of a study by a research team from the University of Bayreuth and MLU or Martin Luther University in Halle-Wittenberg. The research The research team has found that the formic acid secreted by ants can destroy harmful bacteria present in their food, which reduces the possibility of
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Traditional accounting methods do not fully capture the externalized costs of economic activities in the food and agricultural space, and this shortcoming is becoming more apparent because climate change is intensifying the focus on sustainable development. Against this backdrop, some industry officials think that true-cost accounting for food offers a better way forward. True-cost accounting
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It seemed like a miracle stone, and eventually, the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians all started using it, too. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, Justin Lentz, David Campos, Chris Peters, and Fatima Iqbal. ———- Like
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Wombats have unique bum: unlike other mammals with soft rumps, theirs are hard as a rock as it is used for defense, burrowing, fighting for their territory, and mating. Wombats (Vombatus ursinus) are large, stocky marsupials found in Australia and adjacent islands. A wombat baby is born as tiny, undeveloped young, crawling into a pouch of
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This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including a Tesla getting new batteries with faster charging, a new Tesla Semi order, a new Tesla software update, and more. Sponsored by Electrify America: Discover all the new and innovative ways that Electrify America is providing freedom
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Car headlights are created separately from the car, with durable plastic and reflective aluminum for maximum efficiency. Manufacturers can alter certain features, but ease of changing the bulbs stay the same. | http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/#mkcpgn=ytda1 Watch full episodes: http://bit.ly/HowItsMadeFullEpisodes Subscribe to Science Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciencechannel Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT Download the
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Artistic representation of OSIRIS-REx over the asteroid Bennu. NASA/GODDARD/University of Arizona. In 2016, the OSIRIS-REx probe left Earth but unlike most other probes on their journey out to space, OSIRIS-REx does intend to return home. If all goes well, OSIRIS-REx will return to its home in 2023 carrying a precious sample. As of 2018, OSIRIS-REx
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Credit: Louis Monier/Gamma-Rapho/Getty In the mid-1970s, Mario Molina helped to predict that global emissions of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) could deplete stratospheric ozone. A decade later, scientists at the British Antarctic Survey reported that a vast hole had appeared in the ozone layer over the South Pole. Molina’s tireless advocacy and scientific diplomacy helped to bring about
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Our next Mars rover is on its way, preparing for the historic return of a Commercial Crew mission, and naming the crew for a future mission … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Download Link: https://images.nasa.gov/details-Our%20Next%20Mars%20Rover%20is%20Headed%20to%20The%20Red%20Planet%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20%E2%80%93%20July%2031,%202020
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Most black holes are formed by the collapse of stars. The inside of a collapsing star is unimaginable. There are temperatures and pressures that we really don’t have good numbers for. We will need new, undiscovered physics to explain what goes on inside a black hole. | http://science.discovery.com/tv-shows/how-the-universe-works/ Catch new episodes of HOW THE UNIVERSE
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A new study found that the forest’s largest trees capture much more carbon and dominate its carbon storage. Massive capacity to store carbon The older trees in the forest, those with the larger diameters, have been found to disproportionally store larger quantities of carbon compared to the smaller trees. This finding gives these trees a newly recognized importance in
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Genoa Warner’s children became experts at parentwearing.Credit: Genoa Warner In 2015, while we were both in graduate school, my partner and I decided we were ready to start a family. I meticulously planned the last year of graduate school around my pregnancy, hoping to defend my thesis just before giving birth and then take three
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WASHINGTON — Virgin Galactic executives said Nov. 5 that the company is ready to begin a final series of test flights of its SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle as the company attempts to move into commercial operations in 2021. In its release of its third quarter financial results and accompanying earnings call, the company said it is
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Nov. 4, 2020, is notable for an ignominious reason — it marked the official U.S. exit from the 2015 Paris Agreement. Whether or not the nation chooses to rejoin the accord depends on which party claims the White House next January. (As I write this, that’s still not clear.) The U.S. bears the distinction of being
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Jack Horner and Chris Pratt and I talk dinosaurs! More info below! JURASSIC WORLD: http://www.jurassicworld.com TICKETS: http://unvrs.al/JWtix Jack Horner: http://www.museumoftherockies.org/AboutMOR/WhoWeAre/JackHorner.aspx Geological time [image]: http://www.qpg.geog.cam.ac.uk/people/gibbard/ICS%20Chrono%20Chart.png http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geologic_time_scale dinosauria: http://www.pnas.org/content/109/7/2428/F4.expansion.html What did dinosaurs look like? http://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/39v3qw/so_whats_the_most_current_theory_of_what/ Birds are dinosaurs: ItsOkayToBeSmart VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_RLz0whDv4 http://xkcd.com/1211/ https://www.quantamagazine.org/20150602-dinosaurs-to-birds/ dinos and warm blood: http://www.sci-news.com/paleontology/science-dinosaurs-warm-blooded-02857.html velociraptor image: https://en.wikipedia.org/?title=Velociraptor Old stop-motion dinosaurs: https://archive.org/details/0055_Lost_World_A_07_31_21_00 Near Earth
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Massive super typhoons and storms are becoming more common, such as Typhoon Goni, which struck the Philippines last Sunday. They may become commonplace in times to come. Record storms This week, there have been recorded powerful storms striking the Pacific as well as the Atlantic Oceans. It left scientists speculating if these are harbingers of even more powerful and destructive
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Bentley announced a significant expansion of its electrification plans, including only selling battery-electric vehicles starting in 2030. As part of the Volkswagen Group, Bentley has been somewhat lagging behind its sister brands when it comes to electrification. Now, it plans to change that with a significant transition over the next 10 years. Today, Bentley announced
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November 5th, 2020 by The Beam  The Solar Panel Art Series and BEAM Magazine have invited Underdogs to join their humanitarian efforts with The Solar Panel Art Series – Underdogs Edition online exhibition, which includes specially commissioned works created on used solar panels by the visual artists ±MaisMenos±, Bordalo II, Tamara Alves, Vhils, and Wasted
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Faris Hadziq/SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images Bentley Motors plans to exclusively offer plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles by 2026 and fully electric models by 2030, the British luxury carmaker said Thursday. Bentley, which is owned by German automaker Volkswagen, will offer two unnamed plug-in hybrid models starting next year. The first full-electric vehicle
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ESPN is going through another round of layoffs. CNBC obtained a memo to staffers where ESPN chairman Jimmy Pitaro confirmed roughly 300 layoffs as its parent company, Disney, shifts to more direct-to-consumer streaming, and following internal discussions about layoffs related to Covid-19. ESPN will also part ways with some on-air talent once contracts expire. “As
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