Month: October 2019

Inquiring minds want to know how the jaguar fit a pool in that little townhouse. Google Thursday’s Google Doodle celebrates Halloween 2019 with cool facts about spiders, bats, and other occasionally creepy creatures. They’re not monsters; they’re just misunderstood! In the spirit of Halloween, enjoy some extra trivia treats about these hauntingly cool animals. Jaguar
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WASHINGTON — NASA is emphasizing the science that astronauts will do when they return to the moon in the Artemis program, but agency officials acknowledge that the initial missions might be limited in how many lunar samples they can return. In presentations at the annual meeting of the Lunar Exploration and Analysis Group (LEAG) here
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What the massive GMT will look like. It’s now being built in Chile. M3 Engineering GMTO Corporation The world’s largest optical, land-based telescope is entering its design and construction phase. Slated for Las Campanas Observatory in Chile’s Atacama Desert at 8,500 ft./2,550m, the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) will have an 80ft./24.5m diameter mirror (actually seven giant
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WASHINGTON — While NASA achieves milestone assembling and testing the James Webb Space Telescope, a key manager said the mission only has a few months of schedule reserve left ahead of a March 2021 launch. In a presentation to NASA’s Astrophysics Advisory Committee Oct. 29, Greg Robinson, program director for JWST at NASA Headquarters, said
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WASHINGTON — Intelsat, SES and Telesat on Oct. 28 acquiesced to demands for more spectrum, saying their group, the C-Band Alliance, would offer 300 megahertz of satellite spectrum to cellular operators for 5G services instead of 200 megahertz as previously planned.  The increase — to 280 usable megahertz plus a 20 megahertz guard band — follows
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