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Photos: Ariane 5's fiery climb to space from French Guiana

1 day ago   |   Spaceflight Now

A European Ariane 5 rocket fired into a gloomy sky Thursday over French Guiana and streaked into space from the tropical launch base with 2.9 million pounds of thrust from two...
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Arianespace opens busy year with successful Ariane 5 launch

Arianespace opens busy year with successful Ariane 5 launch

2 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now

An Ariane 5 rocket fires away from the ELA-3 launch pad in Kourou, French Guiana, Thursday with the Eutelsat Connect and GSAT 30 communications satellites. Credit...
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Photos: Ariane 5 rocket rolled out for first launch of 2020

Photos: Ariane 5 rocket rolled out for first launch of 2020

3 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now   |   2 articles

A nearly 180-foot-tall Ariane 5 rocket rolled out of its integration hangar to the ELA-3 launch zone Wednesday at the Guiana Space Center in South America, moving into position...
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Mindhunter season 3 is on indefinite hold at Netflix

Mindhunter season 3 is on indefinite hold at Netflix

3 days ago   |   Radio Times   |   2 articles

A third season of Netflix's hit crime thriller Mindhunter has been thrown into doubt, as the series is on hold while director David Fincher works on other projects. Mindhunter...
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'Hillbilly Elegy' author is launching a $125 million VC fund in America's heartland with backing from Peter Thiel and Marc Andreessen

'Hillbilly Elegy' author is launching a $125 million VC fund in America's heartland with backing from Peter Thiel and Marc Andreessen

8 days ago   |   Business Insider

JD Vance, the bestselling author of "Hillbilly Elegy," has launched a new venture-capital fund as part of his continued efforts to restore prosperity to America's...
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Regional chains like H-E-B and Wegmans are among the best grocery stores in America, according to shoppers

Regional chains like H-E-B and Wegmans are among the best grocery stores in America, according to shoppers

11 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

H-E-B is a regional grocer with over 400 stores in Texas and Mexico. It was just rated the top US grocer for the first time in a report from data science firm Dunnhumby, up...
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Susan Michie on Behavioral Change

12 days ago   |   Social Science Space

LISTEN TO SUSAN MICHIE NOW! With each new year comes a wave of good intentions as people aim to be better. They want to lose weight, exercise more, be nicer, drink less and...
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Bottlenose dolphins are splitting into two different species

18 days ago   |   New Scientist

There are two types of bottlenose dolphins in South America that look different and live in different places. Now genetics suggests they are becoming separate species
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Nearby pulsar a likely source of high-energy antimatter cosmic rays

19 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

Geminga is the name given to a pulsar 800 light years away that spins on its axis every 4.2 seconds. It is one of the brightest sources of pulsar-generated gamma rays, sporting...
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Plan S: Not a Threat to Open Access Publishing in Latin America

Plan S: Not a Threat to Open Access Publishing in Latin America

27 days ago   |   Social Science Space

This post is a response to Aguado López and Becerril García's article: Before Plan S, There was Latin America's AmeliCA. Recently, concerns have been raised about the...
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Meet Love Island 2020 contestant Nas Majeed who says he's “different” to...

Meet Love Island 2020 contestant Nas Majeed who says he's “different” to past islanders

With its very first winter edition, Love Island is back far sooner than usual for 2020. This time, 12 singletons looking for love will be heading to the brand new villa in... Read more ...

Doctor Who Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror review: a delightful tale avoids...

Doctor Who Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror review: a delightful tale avoids bathos as scientists unite to fend off an attack of giant scorpions

4.0 out of 5 star rating Science, at last! Doctor Who normally steers clear of real physicists and inventors from history. Not surprising, really. Science and invention need a... Read more ...

Lunar eclipse pictures: The very BEST pictures from the total lunar eclipse...

Lunar eclipse pictures: The very BEST pictures from the total lunar eclipse TODAY

THE first lunar eclipse of the year will shape over the next few hours as the moon is cast in a deep red and orange glow tonight. Here are some of the best pictures from the... Read more ...

When is Avenue 5 released? What's it about? Who's in it?

When is Avenue 5 released? What's it about? Who's in it?

After the critical and commercial success of Chernobyl, HBO and Sky are co-producing another prestige show together - albeit one with a very different tone. Avenue 5 is a... Read more ...

Black hole mystery: Could discovery be a massive neutron star?

Black hole mystery: Could discovery be a massive neutron star?

BLACK HOLE experts are racing to learn whether the latest discovery of an enormous object is actually a massive neutron star. Read more ...

Big Bang breakthrough: Universe's ‘baby picture' snapped by NASA revealed

Big Bang breakthrough: Universe's ‘baby picture' snapped by NASA revealed

NASA scientists made a breakthrough in understanding what happened after the Big Bang when they snapped up a “baby picture” of the universe. Read more ...

Yellowstone WARNING: Yellowstone at ‘TIPPING POINT' scientists reveal in...

Yellowstone WARNING: Yellowstone at ‘TIPPING POINT' scientists reveal in critical study

YELLOWSTONE National Park is heading for a fiery disaster this century if steps are not taken to prevent the rapid decline of the volcano's forests, scientists have warned. Read more ...

Solar storm: Scientists measure evolving energy of a solar flare's explosive...

Solar storm: Scientists measure evolving energy of a solar flare's explosive first minutes

SOLAR flares have been captured erupting on the surface of the Sun for the first time. Read more ...

SpaceX news: Watch NASA live stream of SpaceX Crew Dragon test online here

SpaceX news: Watch NASA live stream of SpaceX Crew Dragon test online here

SPACEX yesterday postponed a critical launch escape test of its Crew Dragon astronaut taxi due to bad weather. Here is how to watch the delayed SpaceX launch live online. Read more ...

NASA's secret '007 spy mission' exposed by declassified files 

NASA's secret '007 spy mission' exposed by declassified files 

NASA ran a secret spy mission “like something from James Bond” during the Cold War, declassified files show, and the space agency even has the “007” suit to prove it. Read more ...