Month: November 2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Researchers in Singapore are seeking a patent for a new sound-proof and heat-resistant material made from recycled plastic bottles they say could help reduce plastic waste dumped in oceans and clogging landfills. FILE PHOTO: An NUS researcher shows an Aerogel pellet at NUS’s Department of Mechanical Engineering in Singapore November 23, 2018.
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NASA’s InSight spacecraft’s successful landing on the flat equatorial plains of Elysium Planitia represents just the beginning of a years-long effort to understand whether Mars’ interior dynamics bears any resemblance at all to Earth’s. InSight team celebrates sucessful landing.Credit: NASA/JPL But more importantly, what can Mars’ inner workings tell us about the formation of planets
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A prehistoric 15-foot-long (4.5 meters) whale that sucked prey into its mouth represents a key missing puzzle piece concerning the evolution of today’s huge filter-feeding whales, scientists said on Thursday. An illustration showing an artistic reconstruction of a mother and calf of Maiabalaena nesbittae nursing offshore of Oregon during the Oligocene, close
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Psychedelic drugs continue gaining momentum as potential treatments for mental health conditions, and a few are close to going mainstream. MDMA, the key ingredient in the drug known as ecstasy, is near the top of that list. Already recognized for its ability to stimulate emotional connections, new research adds to the drug’s therapeutic profile by suggesting that it delivers
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WASHINGTON — Planet, Spire, BlackSky Global, Kepler Communications and several other startups made progress deploying constellations of communications and remote-sensing satellites last night thanks to the launch of an Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle. A total of 30 small satellites flew as secondary payloads with the Indian Space Research Organisation’s HysIS hyperspectral imaging satellite when
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Tourists take pictures of a NASA sign at the Kennedy Space Center visitors complex in Cape Canaveral, Florida April 14, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) – NASA on Thursday named nine U.S. companies, including Lockheed Martin Corp, that will compete for funding under the space agency’s renewed long-term moon program, a private-public undertaking to
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Nine US companies are now eligible to bid on new NASA delivery services to the Moon as one of the agency’s first steps towards long-term human exploration of the Moon and beyond. The Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) contracts will be up for grabs to companies
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