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Red hypergiant mimics Betelguese with dusty dimming on a vast scale

Red hypergiant mimics Betelguese with dusty dimming on a vast scale

2 hours ago   |   Astronomy Now

An artist's impression of the hypergiant VY Canis Majoris shows violent gas ejections and convection cells. If placed in our solar system, the star's radius would extend beyond...
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Alien world discovered: Nearby 'super Earth' could be 'Rosetta Stone' in hunt for aliens

Alien world discovered: Nearby 'super Earth' could be 'Rosetta Stone' in hunt for aliens

2 days ago   |   Daily Express

ASTRONOMERS have discovered a nearby 'super Earth' which could hold the key to finding alien life on distant worlds, with an expert claiming this is the type of discovery...
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Asteroid 2021: Leaning Tower of Pisa-sized asteroid to shoot by at 26,000mph

Asteroid 2021: Leaning Tower of Pisa-sized asteroid to shoot by at 26,000mph

2 days ago   |   Daily Express

AN ASTEROID as big as the Leaning Tower of Pisa will fly by Earth tonight, with NASA revealing the asteroid will shoot by at the astronomical speed of 26,000 miles per hour.
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Photonic laser thruster could power spacecraft from Earth

2 days ago   |   New Scientist

The Photonic Laser Thruster can move a 750-gram object along a low-friction rail - a small step to using the technology to push satellites rapidly between planets
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Solar particles behind dangerous space weather traced to Sun's atmosphere for first time

Solar particles behind dangerous space weather traced to Sun's atmosphere for first time

3 days ago   |   Daily Express

SOLAR particles streaming towards Earth at speeds of thousands of kilometres per second have been traced to the Sun's outer atmosphere for the first time. Scientists believe...
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Earth's core may have mysterious newly discovered layer - study

Earth's core may have mysterious newly discovered layer - study

3 days ago   |   Daily Express

EXPERTS have detected a new, mysterious layer in Earth's "innermost core" which could mean scientists have to "re-write the textbooks" when it comes to the history of our planet.
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Hubble captures the “Black Eye” galaxy in glorious detail

Hubble captures the “Black Eye” galaxy in glorious detail

4 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

The “Black Eye” galaxy, also known as M64 and more officially as NGC 4826, stands out because of a dark band of dusty debris that spreads out across one side of a brilliant...
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Fossil CO2 emissions in the post-COVID era

4 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

Five years after the adoption of the Paris Agreement on climate change, growth in global CO 2 emissions has begun to falter. A new study published in Nature Climate Change...
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Space junk foils astronomers observing oldest galaxy in the universe

4 days ago   |   New Scientist

A flash of light in the night sky, thought to have been a burst from a galaxy in the early universe, may actually have been nothing more than a glint from a piece of junk in...
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Asteroid Apophis photographed before its Earth flyby this weekend

Asteroid Apophis photographed before its Earth flyby this weekend

4 days ago   |   Daily Express

ASTEROID Apophis gas been photographed by astronomers just days before the much feared "God of Chaos" is set to fly by Earth in its last encounter before the 2029 close approach.
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Red hypergiant mimics Betelguese with dusty dimming on a vast scale

Red hypergiant mimics Betelguese with dusty dimming on a vast scale

An artist's impression of the hypergiant VY Canis Majoris shows violent gas ejections and convection cells. If placed in our solar system, the star's radius would extend beyond... Read more ...

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STAT+: CytoDyn's wild weekend of data-mining study results ends in failure...

Results from a late-stage clinical trial released late Friday by the drug maker CytoDyn showed its experimental antibody leronlimab failed to improve the survival of patients... Read more ...

Opinion: Don't let bureaucracy constrict the supply of Covid-19 vaccines

Vaccination, particularly for the most vulnerable Americans, is the surest way for us to overcome the Covid-19 crisis. As physicians, we celebrate the light at the end of the... Read more ...

HubWeek - Ready, Aim, Fire: Destroy Brain Cancer

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Kathleen Folbigg: how genetics could lead to a pardon for 'Australia's worst...

She has always maintained her four children died of natural causes. Now 90 scientists argue she may be right Leading scientific experts are petitioning for the pardon of the... Read more ...

A standard calculation methodology for human doubly labeled water studies

A standard calculation methodology for human doubly labeled water studies

JR Speakman and IAEA. 2021. “ A standard calculation methodology for human doubly labeled water studies .” Cell Reports Medicine, 2, Pp. 100203. Publisher's Version Read more ...

How real Vermont maple syrup is made

Summary List Placement Following is a transcription of the video. Narrator: You'd never guess it, but tucked in this Vermont forest under a couple feet of snow is a giant... Read more ...

Senate approves $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill

WASHINGTON - An exhausted Senate narrowly approved a $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief bill Saturday as President Joe Biden and his Democratic allies notched a victory they called... Read more ...

Statistically Valid Inferences from Differentially Private Data Releases...

Statistically Valid Inferences from Differentially Private Data Releases, II: Extensions to Nonlinear Transformations

Georgina Evans and Gary King. Working Paper. “ Statistically Valid Inferences from Differentially Private Data Releases, II: Extensions to Nonlinear Transformations ”. Abstract... Read more ...