This artist’s illustration shows an electron orbiting an atomic nucleus, where the electron is a fundamental particle but the nucleus can be broken up into still smaller, more fundamental constituents. NICOLLE RAGER FULLER, NSF If you were to take any tiny piece of matter in our known Universe and break it up into smaller and
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SAN FRANCISCO – HawkEye 360 unveiled RFGeo, its first radio frequency signal mapping product. Initially, RFGeo will help customers identify and geolocate maritime VHF radio channels, marine emergency distress beacons and vessel Automatic Identification System signals, the company announced April 4. “Many countries want better visibility of the oceans surrounding their territories,” Adam Bennett, Hawkeye 360 marketing director, said
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Doing this is not going to be good for your lungs. (Photo: Getty Images) Getty The list of things that you should not snort is very long. The list includes condoms, chocolate, bicycle parts, and Avengers figurines. It also includes sugar. But somehow headlines such as “Snorting sugar could help fight lung disease, study says”
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WASHINGTON — SpaceX has started initial tethered tests of the first prototype of its next generation Starship launch vehicle at its South Texas test site. The vehicle, dubbed “Starhopper,” briefly fired its single Raptor engine during a test on the pad April 3, followed by a second test April 5. In both cases the engine
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When it comes to the weather systems controlling rain and shine across the planet, nothing happens in isolation – everything plays into everything else. Now, for the first time, scientists have explained how volcanic eruptions can influence the formation of hurricanes. Investigating this mechanism has been tricky until now, because in the age of sophisticated
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An attendee fires Taser International Inc.’s X3 stun gun during the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on Friday, Jan. 8, 2010. 20,000 new technologies will debut at CES, which runs through Jan. 11 and is expected to see at least 113,000 attendees and 2,500 exhibitors, the Consumer Electronics Association
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Invited witnesses include Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Joseph Dunford and the commander of U.S. Strategic Command Gen. John Hyten. WASHINGTON — Top defense civilian and military leaders have been asked to testify next week in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee about
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