Month: June 2019

What makes marathoners like Jennifer Brill different? Sure, they have to have guts to finish such grueling races. But what are in those guts? (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images for Rock’n’Roll Marathon) Getty When a bacteria gives you the runs, this usually means that it causes really bad diarrhea. Such a situation may also prompt
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Tournear will be ‘dual-hatted’ as SDA acting director and assistant director for space at the office of the undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, LOS ANGELES — Derek Tournear, assistant director for space at the office of Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Mike Griffin has been named acting director of the Space
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SAN FRANCISCO – LeoLabs, a space situational awareness startup, has created a tool to help the New Zealand Space Agency (NZSA) continuously monitor satellites in low Earth orbit, LeoLabs and NZSA announced June 25. The cloud-based Space Regulatory and Sustainability Platform relies on information from LeoLabs’ network of phased-array radars to track satellites in low
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Tucked away in a remote valley of Brazil’s Serra da Capivara National Park, a group of bearded capuchin monkeys use round quartz stones to crack open cashew nuts on tree roots or other rocks. Beneath their feet, archaeologists have found at least 3,000-years-worth of discarded tools. The chimpanzees of Côte d’Ivoire have been using stone tools like
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Scientists have recreated Titan-like conditions in a lab, and found that organic molecules from Titan’s atmosphere could be forming rings of alien crystals around the methane lakes that dot the Saturn moon’s surface. Previously, the team led by researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory had discovered two of these ‘molecular minerals’. Now they’ve discovered a
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WASHINGTON — A SpaceX Falcon Heavy lifted off early June 25 carrying two dozen small satellites on a mission to demonstrate the rocket’s capabilities for the U.S. Air Force. The Falcon Heavy lifted off at 2:30 a.m. Eastern from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center. The launch took place three hours into a
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A Navy blue CDS, which also comes in cinnamon brown, rose red and jet black. Mi Terro Plastic in the ocean needs to hit the road, take a trip, get out of town. A group of students at the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business have created a travel bag made of cork and recycled
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