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Branson looks to the stars 2017 Getty Images Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit is looking for investors. Despite the small satellite launch business already having spent $700 million, billionaire Sir Richard Branson is yet to join Elon Musk’s SpaceX and Peter Beck’s Rocket Lab in reaching orbit, and pressure to do so is beginning to
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A worker assembles a box for delivery at the Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., April 30, 2019. Clodagh Kilcoyne | Reuters The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday accused six individuals of participating in a scheme to bribe Amazon employees and contractors to gain “an unfair advantage” on the company’s online marketplace. Federal
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Hello Nature readers, would you like to get this Briefing in your inbox free every day? Sign up here Health-care workers test a resident of Mumbai, India, for coronavirus infection using a rapid antigen assay.Credit: Anshuman Poyrekar/Hindustan Times via Getty The US has granted emergency-use approval for a credit-card-sized device that tests for the coronavirus.
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Sequoia Capital Global Managing Partner Doug Leone speaks onstage during Day 2 of TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018 at Moscone Center on September 6, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Steve Jennings | Getty Images Even by Sequoia’s standards, this was a crazy week.  The 48-year-old venture capital firm, long the envy of its Silicon Valley peers
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Hello Nature readers, would you like to get this Briefing in your inbox free every day? Sign up here Nations are making plans for how to allocate coronavirus vaccines once they’re proven safe and effective.Credit: Natalia Kolesnikova/AFP/Getty The World Health Organization has released a preliminary plan for globally allocating coronavirus vaccines when they become available.
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At sports venues designed to maximize crowd atmosphere, beware of hearing loss. Originally published: Apr 14 2014 – 2:45pm, Inside Science News Service By: Brian Owens, ISNS Contributor (ISNS) — The roar of the crowd is a major part of the excitement of attending a sporting event. A noisy, engaged crowd makes for a better experience for fans,
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WASHINGTON — A smallsat mission to study the atmosphere of Mars is looking for a new ride after being removed as a secondary payload on the launch of a NASA asteroid mission. The Escape and Plasma Acceleration and Dynamics Explorers, or EscaPADE, mission, was one of three smallsat missions selected by NASA in 2019 for
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony for the U.S.-China “phase-one” trade agreement in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. Zach Gibson | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Commerce Department announced Friday morning that it would ban U.S. business transactions with China-owned social apps WeChat and TikTok on Sunday. The announcement
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Most charcoal sold in Europe is used for barbecues — but its provenance is not always clear.Credit: Getty Nearly half of the barbecue charcoal bought in Europe contains wood from tropical and subtropical forests, with little of it certified sustainable, raising fears that some of it is illegally logged. The finding comes from an analysis1
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A small section of the GOODS-North field as viewed in ultraviolet light by the Hubble Deep UV (HDUV) … [+] Legacy Survey. The total mosaic represents 14 times the area-on-the-sky of the original, 2014 Hubble Ultraviolet Ultra Deep Field. The galaxies from earlier times are generating more energy than the ones today. But will the
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WASHINGTON — The NASA directorate responsible for human spaceflight efforts has completed a long-anticipated internal reorganization intended to better align activities ranging from the International Space Station to Artemis. At a Sept. 16 Washington Space Business Roundtable webinar, Kathy Lueders, who took over as NASA associate administrator for human exploration and operations three months ago,
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