NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is heading to the Sun.Thermal Protection System Engineer Betsy Congdon (Johns Hopkins APL) outlines why Parker can take the heat. More: https://go.nasa.gov/2O7YKsK | NASA launch schedule: https://go.nasa.gov/2JfklMB Music credit: Cheeky Chappy [Main Track] by Jimmy Kaleth, Ross Andrew McLean Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Genna Duberstein (USRA): Lead Producer/Lead Editor
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WASHINGTON — A SpaceX Falcon 9 lifted off March 6 and placed into orbit a Dragon spacecraft on the final flight of that version of the cargo vehicle. The Falcon 9 launched from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 11:50 p.m. Eastern. The Dragon spacecraft separated from the rocket’s upper
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Even the most courageous leaders have moments of doubt.  “I never think I am doing enough,” admitted Christiana Figueres, the Costa Rican diplomat who led the United Nations negotiations that yielded the historic Paris Agreement, during a New York interview in late February to mark the publication of her new book, “The Future We Choose:
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Credit: Adapted from Getty Four out of five early-career researchers in Australia have considered leaving science or their jobs because of factors including questionable research practices and an absence of institutional support, suggests a survey of 658 postdocs and junior faculty members. The study was led by Katherine Christian, a social scientist at Federation University
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Fields of gently sloping sand dunes may look quiet and passive in photographs, but the serene patterns may be defined by turbulent negotiations. That’s the conclusion reached by scientists from the University of Cambridge in the UK who have spent the last few years studying how dunes interact with one another. The findings, published in
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Although laying in bed for the rest of your life might sound relaxing, it can lead to serious health issues. For one thing, most of your muscles would waste away in six months to a year. You could also develop nasty ulcers called bedsores, which can tear through layers of muscle and tissue and expose
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Pioneering NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson has died at the age of 101. Johnson was part of a group of African-American women who worked on critical mathematical calculations in the early days of human spaceflight, as chronicled in the best-selling book and hit movie “Hidden Figures.” “She was an American hero and her pioneering legacy will
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Meet six men who live under the sea in Aberdeen, Scotland. Food and supplies arrive via an airtight hatch and if the glass fails, it could all go terribly wrong. | For more World’s Strangest, visit http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/worlds-strangest/#mkcpgn=ytsci1 Catch World’s Strangest Tuesdays at 8/7c on Science Channel! Subscribe to Science Channel! | http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciencechannel Check out SCI2
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BROOMFIELD, Colo. — Zero Gravity Corporation, which provides reduced gravity aircraft flights for tourists and researchers, plans to expand its services outside the United States in the next year. At a press conference during the Next-Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference here March 3, Matt Gohd, who became chief executive of the company about three months ago,
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Oil prices sank to multi-year lows on Friday as the outcome from the OPEC+ meeting in Vienna remained uncertain. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude slid $1.71, or 3.8%, to $44.19 per barrel. Earlier in the session WTI fell to $43.28, its lowest level since December 2018. International benchmark Brent crude slid $1.67, or 3.3%, to
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