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BROWNSVILLE, Texas — SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk said the company would start test flights of its next-generation Starship vehicle in as soon as one to two months and reach orbit in as little as six months, even as some complain the company is devoting too many resources to this project. Musk provided an update
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Oh deer. Are you carrying Mycobacterium bovis? (Photo: Getty Images) Getty In 2017, a 77-year-old man in Michigan developed pulmonary tuberculosis (TB). Deer we say how he got it? A recent publication in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) journal Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), told this story of TB and not
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WASHINGTON — Rocket Lab is nearing completion of its second launch site, and first in the United States, which the company says should be ready for its first Electron launch in early 2020. The company announced Sept. 18 it had achieved a milestone in the construction of Launch Complex (LC) 2 at the Mid-Atlantic Regional
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin An infrared satellite view of Hurricane Lorenzo on September 28, 2019. College of DuPage Hurricane Lorenzo rapidly strengthened into a scale-topping category five hurricane on Saturday evening, with maximum sustained winds reaching an incredible 160 MPH. This breaks the record for both the easternmost and northernmost
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Thomas Crapper was the brother of a successful master plumber and the uncle of another. By Unknown photographer – MJC Plumbing, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=75229 A popular historical story claims that we get the slang term “crap” from the name of a plumber named Thomas Crapper, but
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You don’t belong here. They’re onto you. Everybody is going to find out the truth. It’s only a matter of time. Dark thoughts like these are symptoms of something called impostor syndrome: a strange psychological phenomenon that makes ordinary people – even brilliant ones – feel like they’re frauds, fakes, inadequate, and undeserving. It doesn’t have
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Competitors vying for the $150,000 prize have to develop computer vision algorithms to automate the process of assessing building damage after natural disasters. WASHINGTON — The Defense Innovation Unit announced Sept. 25 it has posted the satellite images for its second prize challenge known as xVIEW2, which focuses on using artificial intelligence to assess damage
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Getty It’s been a rough year for the vaping industry. What began as a purportedly less harmful replacement for combustible cigarettes has become the focus of investigations into everything from lung disorders to fatalities. And now a new study has found concentrations of dangerous heavy metals like lead and copper in vapors produced by some
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