Renewable energy has become a viable part of the energy portfolio of many modern delivery services. Options for renewable energy now include solar, hydroelectric, geothermal, wind, biomass, and geothermal. The concept of solar energy is familiar to many people in the public, yet many people still cannot afford to or have the capacity to install
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In his first national security meeting as acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan said DoD should stay focused on the national defense strategy and the strategic competition with China. WASHINGTON — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan held his first national security meeting at the Pentagon on Wednesday. On his second day on the job, Shanahan informed
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WASHINGTON — Deep Space Industries (DSI), a company founded to pursue asteroid mining but which more recently has focused on smallsats, has been acquired by another space technology company. Bradford Space, a U.S.-owned company with facilities in the Netherlands and Sweden, announced Jan. 1 that it has acquired San Jose, California-based DSI. Ian Fichtenbaum, a
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Just as the new year began, so too did an incredible new era of space exploration, with NASA confirming a successful flyby of the most distant world human beings have ever encountered. (NASA) As revellers watched fireworks exploding in the night sky, billions of kilometres beyond the spectacle, NASA’s New Horizons probe quietly notched up another amazing
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The story of the Appalachians began almost half a billion years ago. The first British colonialists arrived in North America just 400 years ago. Yet both events are connected and shaped the history of the modern United States. Without a series of mountain building cycles 65 to 490 million years ago caused by the assembling and
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Researchers in 2018 achieved a new kind of chimeric first, producing sheep-human hybrid embryos that could one day represent the future of organ donation – by using body parts grown inside unnatural, engineered animals. With that end goal in mind, scientists created the first interspecies sheep-human chimera in February, introducing human stem cells into sheep
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Updated 1 p.m. Eastern with press conference comments. LAUREL, Md. — NASA’s New Horizons completed a close approach to a small body in the distant Kuiper Belt early Jan. 1, collecting data that may reveal new insights about the formation of the solar system. New Horizons made its closest approach to 2014 MU69, also known
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LAUREL, Md. — Even as NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft bears down on one object in the Kuiper Belt, the mission team is already thinking about a second potential flyby in the 2020s. New Horizons will fly by 2014 MU69, nicknamed Ultima Thule, on Jan. 1, making its closest approach of about 3,500 kilometers at 12:33
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