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NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft lands on asteroid in bid to collect samples

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft lands on asteroid in bid to collect samples

14 hours ago   |   Spaceflight Now   |   2 articles

Artist's illustration of the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft touching down on asteroid Bennu. Credit: NASA/Goddard/CI Lab A robotic arm extended from NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft briefly...
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Why the death of a small, punk-like fish rocked the marine world

17 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The smooth handfish is the first extinct marine bony fish of modern times. Scientists are now wondering how many more have disappeared unnoticed In 1802, when French naturalist...
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New funding to improve water security for 10 million people in Africa and Asia

1 day ago   |   Oxford University

New funding from the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office will support global research and practice to improve water security for 10 million people in Africa and Asia...
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Water could be extracted from desert air using heat from sunlight

7 days ago   |   New Scientist

A device that uses heat from sunlight to extract water from the air could help provide a sustainable source of water in remote, arid regions
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As wildfires ravage the West, contaminated water raises health concerns

9 days ago   |   STAT

A few weeks after the devastating 2017 Tubbs Fire raged through parts of northern California, Gerald and Serene Buhrz returned to their Santa Rosa home, turned on the kitchen...
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Asteroid news: Mini-moon mystery SOLVED as NASA identify HUGE space rock approaching Earth

Asteroid news: Mini-moon mystery SOLVED as NASA identify HUGE space rock approaching Earth

9 days ago   |   Daily Express

NASA'S asteroid expert has poured cold water on the mystery "asteroid" approach Earth, and claimed it is not a "mini-moon".
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Radar imagery released from Capella's Sequoia satellite

Radar imagery released from Capella's Sequoia satellite

11 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now

This image of Palm Jumeirah in Dubai was captured by Capella's Sequoia radar satellite. Credit: Capella Space Capella Space has released the first images from its Sequoia radar...
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AI can alter the speed of just one object or person in a video

12 days ago   |   New Scientist

An AI can separate specific people or objects in a video and then slow down or speed up their motion, including background changes like splashing water or shadows
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Asteroid Bennu was once part of a space rock with flowing water

13 days ago   |   New Scientist

NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission has performed detailed analyses of the asteroid Bennu, which revealed signs of ancient flowing water
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As Government Moots Closure of Restaurants, Pubs, and Bars, Hospitality Waits for the Science

As Government Moots Closure of Restaurants, Pubs, and Bars, Hospitality Waits for the Science

13 days ago   |   Eater London

A new tier system could see restaurants shut down for several weeks | Photo by Richard Baker / In Pictures via Getty Images It's increasingly clear that the “it's not happening...
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Meteor shower tonight: How to see the beautiful Orionid meteor shower?

Meteor shower tonight: How to see the beautiful Orionid meteor shower?

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NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft lands on asteroid in bid to collect samples

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft lands on asteroid in bid to collect samples

Artist's illustration of the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft touching down on asteroid Bennu. Credit: NASA/Goddard/CI Lab A robotic arm extended from NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft briefly... Read more ...

Archaeology news: Medieval graffiti ‘repelling evil spirits' discovered in...

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Asteroid news: Astronomers photograph 'extremely close' asteroid as it flew by

Asteroid news: Astronomers photograph 'extremely close' asteroid as it flew by

AN ASTEROID had an "extremely close encounter" with Earth which got so near to our planet astronomers were able to photograph its flyby. Read more ...

Elon Musk: SpaceX chief reveals best place to look for aliens in solar system

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Harvesting the power of the cell's own protein degradation mechanisms in...

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Constant production of proteins in living cells is subject to strict quality and concentration control. The ubiquitin-protease system is one of the systems responsible for... Read more ...

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Watch a live view of the Falcon 9 launch pad

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