A view of the Brooks Range from Dalton Highway in Alaska, USA photo credit: GettyGetty In recent years, two fields with different approaches to understanding the past—genetics and archaeology—have been somewhat out of synch with each other in their models for the initial peopling of the Americas. Genetic evidence unambiguously shows that the first peoples
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WASHINGTON — SpaceX launched the final 10 Iridium Next satellites into orbit Jan. 11, completing its first mission of the year and the last in a multi-launch contract for its largest non-government customer, Iridium Communications. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket took off at 10:31 a.m. Eastern from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Almost an
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Iridium LaunchASSOCIATED PRESS On Friday morning, SpaceX successfully made its first launch of 2019. Later Friday, though, the company also said that it will be laying off 10% of its approximately 6,000-strong workforce in order to become a “leaner company.” This year marks a pivotal time
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PHOENIX – Greenhouse gas monitoring was a hot topic at the American Meteorological Society’s annual conference with international agencies discussing a global constellation and companies showing a new generation of sensors. “We are looking quite hard in Europe, in the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites and the Coordination Group for Meteorological Satellites at a carbon monitoring verification
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Our cognition is under attackMickey McManus and Neta Tamir By Marco Annunziata and Mickey McManus The rise of complexity and the fall of decision-making We have seen a dramatic increase in the amount of complexity that exists in the world. Mickey McManus’s book Trillions noted that as early as 2010, the semiconductor industry had reached the point
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SEATTLE — SpaceX is laying off about 10 percent of its workforce, a cost-cutting move the company says is required to focus on development of its next-generation launch system and a broadband satellite constellation. In a statement late Jan. 11, the company confirmed that SpaceX is laying off a portion of its workforce in the
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We rarely portray Neanderthals, our close relatives, as telegenic. Museum exhibits give them wild tangles of hair, and Hollywood reduces them to grunting unsophisticates. Their skulls suggest broad faces, tiny chins and jutting brows. But to mock Neanderthals is to mock ourselves: Homo sapiens had lots of sex with Homo neanderthalensis. Neanderthal genes supply between
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