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Mercury, the blazingly hot little world at the inner edge of our solar system, largely remains the enigma it has always been. That’s mostly because it’s 88-day solar orbit makes it so tough to reach. This image from NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft uses spectral data to highlight various minerals, features and properties on Mercury.Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins
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WASHINGTON — Paul Allen, the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft who backed the winning entry in a suborbital spaceflight competition and later funded development of a massive air-launch system, passed away Oct. 15. In a statement, Vulcan Inc., Allen’s holding company, said that Allen, 65, passed away Oct. 15 in Seattle from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
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Unassuming farmland in Østfold County, Norway, was hiding a secret for centuries – and now it’s been rumbled. Using high-resolution ground-penetrating radar, archaeologists have found an ancient Viking cemetery, complete with what appears to be a well-preserved ship burial. A popular mode of interment among the Norse Vikings, ship burials consisting of a longboat covered
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Do you even lift? According to urbandictionary.com, it’s a condescending expression used on body building and fitness forums to question the legitimacy of someone’s fitness expertise or weight lifting routine. But if we’re paying attention to the research, maybe it’s a question we should be asking older adults and everyone for that matter.  And this
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The launch of the Air Force AEHF-4 satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket will be Brig. Gen. Schiess’ first national security mission as the commander of the world’s busiest spaceport. CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. — The launch early Wednesday of a U.S. Air Force $1.8 billion communications satellite will be
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(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File) This morning’s publication of Senator Elizabeth Warren’s genetic ancestry test results, which showed she has at least one Native American ancestor many generations ago, have once again brought issues of genetics and identity to the forefront of political discourse. Senator Warren’s decision to publish these results, as well as a video discussing their
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WASHINGTON — Eric Béranger, former chief executive of satellite constellation venture OneWeb, has left the company entirely, OneWeb confirmed Oct. 15. “Eric has moved on to pursue new opportunities,” OneWeb spokesperson Katie Dowd said by email. Dowd did not respond to subsequent questions about his departure. Béranger, who was named OneWeb’s CEO in July 2016,
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Laura Sanchez and Eva Saliz Mexican Folklorico dancers with Grupo Amistad sponsored by University of the Incarnate Word helped the Randolph Hispanic Council kick off a Hispanic Heritage Month event.U.S. Air Force photo/Steve Thurow For the U.S., Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 to October
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Updated 6:30 p.m. Eastern with reaction. LAS CRUCES, N.M. — The Senate confirmed James Morhard to be NASA’s deputy administrator late Oct. 11. In a voice vote without debate, the Senate confirmed Morhard’s nomination to be the agency’s second-in-command. The Senate Commerce Committee had favorably reported the nomination, also on a voice vote, Sept. 5.
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