Month: March 2019

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft onboard is seen as it is rolled out of the horizontal integration facility at Launch Complex 39A as preparations continue for the Demo-1 mission at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S., February 28, 2019. Joel Kowsky/NASA/Handout via REUTERS CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.
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Was the 10,000 hour rule of mastery finally exposed as an urban myth? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Robert Frost, Professional instructional systems designer, on Quora: The research in Ericsson, Krampe, and Tesch-Romer’s paper The Role of
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Severe weather occurrences like heavy precipitation, blizzards and high winds are estimated to cause an average of 23 percent of all trucking delays.Getty Mother Nature took an opportunity to remind the Midwest of her wrath this last week dumping up to 12 inches of snow in Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin. Coupled with 50+ MPH winds,
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ORLANDO — A privately-funded Israeli lunar lander performed a maneuver Feb. 28 to raise its orbit after a computer problem postponed an earlier maneuver. The Beresheet lander fired its main thruster for about four minutes at 2:30 p.m. Eastern. The maneuver raised the apogee of the spacecraft’s orbit around the Earth from 69,400 to 131,000
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Deadly tensions between India and Pakistan are boiling over in Kashmir, a disputed territory at the northern border of each country. A regional conflict is worrisome enough, but climate scientists warn that if either country launches just a portion of its nuclear weapons, the situation might escalate into a global environmental and humanitarian catastrophe. On February
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Moving close to the speed of light will cause time to pass appreciably differently for the traveler versus the person who remains in a constant frame of reference. But neither the twin paradox nor the Michelson-Morley experiment were what planted Einstein’s seeds for developing relativity.Twin Paradox, via http://www.twin-paradox.com/ When we think about Einstein and the
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — As SpaceX prepares to launch its Crew Dragon spacecraft on its first test flight, the company and NASA acknowledge there’s still a lot of work ahead before the spacecraft is ready to carry astronauts. At a briefing here Feb. 28, NASA and SpaceX officials said they were moving ahead with
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