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Australian news: stories you may have missed during the coronavirus crisis

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

High court to hand down George Pell verdict, water flows into the Menindee Lakes and Victoria renews logging As Australia's coronavirus outbreak continues - but with the...
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Is air-drying your hair really worse than a blow-dry?

Is air-drying your hair really worse than a blow-dry?

2 days ago   |   Marie Claire

Science says yes. To blow-dry, or not to blow-dry. Frankly these are the big old question marks when it comes to healthy hair drying. You're probably well aware that assaulting...
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Sharks are easier to catch in cooler waters, and we have no idea why

3 days ago   |   New Scientist

Tropical seas are ecological hotspots where predators should be active and easy to catch - but 50 years of data shows sharks are easier to catch in cooler seas
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Test makers are moving fast, but the coronavirus may be moving faster

3 days ago   |   STAT

In Lake Success, a village on the border of suburban Long Island and the New York City borough of Queens, there is a building that was erected to house defense engineers during...
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Mars may have had hot springs millions of years ago

4 days ago   |   New Scientist

The more we look at Mars, the more signs of ancient water we find. Now a study suggests that the Red Planet could have been home to hot springs
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Evidence of Uranus' leaking atmosphere found hidden in Voyager 2 observations

Evidence of Uranus' leaking atmosphere found hidden in Voyager 2 observations

7 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

By going over old data collected by the Voyager 2 spacecraft in 1986, two scientists at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center have made the startling discovery that Uranus'...
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Report coronavirus 'quack cures' immediately, says UK government

7 days ago   |   The Guardian

People urged to inform social media firms if they see falsehoods shared online Coronavirus - live updates See all our coronavirus coverage “Dangerous quack cures” for the...
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Quantifying the Impact of Excess Moisture from Transpiration from Crops on an Extreme Heat Wave Event in the Midwestern U.S.: A Top-down Constraint from MODIS Water Vapor Retrieval

8 days ago   |   Harvard

Amir H. Souri, Huiqun Wang, Gonzalo González Abad, Xiong Liu, and Kelly Chance. Submitted. “ Quantifying the Impact of Excess Moisture from Transpiration from Crops on an...
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Tiny meteorite found in Antarctica came from an unknown asteroid

10 days ago   |   New Scientist

A tiny meteorite found in Antarctica doesn't match any asteroid or comet we know of. Instead, it must have come from a mystery parent body that's full of water
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Trump's push to shorten the coronavirus shutdown proves the captain is flying blind | David Smith

10 days ago   |   The Guardian

To watch Trump is to witness the awesome and terrifying power of the American president over life and death - a burden he is unqualified to bear Coronavirus - latest updates...
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HarvardWIT+: Ally Actions during a time of crisis

HarvardWIT+: Ally Actions during a time of crisis

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Why is Venus so bright tonight? Venus in Pleiades visible to the naked eye...

Why is Venus so bright tonight? Venus in Pleiades visible to the naked eye TONIGHT

VENUS will appear exceptionally bright in the night skies today, as it cuts across the star cluster Pleiades. Here is everything you need to know. Read more ...

SpaceX shock: Watch the dramatic moment Starship test rocket collapses

SpaceX shock: Watch the dramatic moment Starship test rocket collapses

SPACEX SN3, the latest version yet of Starship test vehicles, failed in its latest launch. Watch the dramatic video of the SpaceX test here. Read more ...

NASA news: Satellite could give early warning of volcanic eruption or major...

NASA news: Satellite could give early warning of volcanic eruption or major earthquake

NASA has developed a new radar which will help monitor earthquakes and volcanoes from space, which could give an early warning of potential devastation. Read more ...

Yellowstone: Terrifying animation shows how 7.5 magnitude earthquake...

Yellowstone: Terrifying animation shows how 7.5 magnitude earthquake ‘unleashed' on park

YELLOWSTONE suffered a shocking 7.5 magnitude earthquake more than 60 years ago, and terrifying animation shows how the event unfolded in the park. Read more ...

TS-Optics Photoline 60mm, f/6 FPL53 apochromatic refractor

TS-Optics Photoline 60mm, f/6 FPL53 apochromatic refractor

For casual terrestrial observations and quick looks at the Moon the TS PhotoLine 60mm, f/6 is quite at home on a sturdy photo tripod such as the author's Manfrotto 055 shown... Read more ...

How to Get Tested for Coronavirus in Tokyo

How to Get Tested for Coronavirus in Tokyo

How to Get Tested for Coronavirus in Tokyo These truly are strange and... Read more ...

Space weather forecast: Solar storm to hit Earth TOMORROW

Space weather forecast: Solar storm to hit Earth TOMORROW

A SOLAR storm is forecast to batter Earth all weekend, causing auroras in the upper reaches of the northern hemisphere, space weather forecasters have stated. Read more ...

Coronavirus vs flu: THIS is what makes COVID-19 more concerning than flu

Coronavirus vs flu: THIS is what makes COVID-19 more concerning than flu

CORONAVIRUS is a much more serious problem than flu for one simple reason, an expert has outlined. Read more ...