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SAN FRANCISCO – Bradford Space is updating its Comet electrothermal propulsion technology and transferring production of the small satellite thrusters from the United States to Luxembourg. “The Luxembourg ecosystem allows more supportive financing of the venture of improving the technology, transferring the technology and building a facility,” said Patrick van Put, Bradford Space managing director.
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Black holes are some of the most extreme astronomical objects out there, but there are some that really standout. Let’s look at black holes that grow larger, consume more, and spin faster than the rest. Get 10% off today —WITH FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING—by going to http://ridge.com/SCISHOW and use code “SCISHOW” at check out. Host: Reid
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In this final segment on the four fundamental forces of physics, Hank tackles the magnetic force, the second of the two ways in which electromagnetism is apparent in the universe. ———- SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow
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CORRESPONDENCE 07 September 2021 Spacefarers, protect our planet from falling debris Dipshikha Chakravortty  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7838-5145 0 , Saptarshi Basu  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9652-9966 1 & K. S. Nandakumar  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5802-7853 2 Dipshikha Chakravortty Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Saptarshi Basu Indian Institute
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In the Conshohocken borough of Pennsylvania, IKEA is buying back furniture from customers. At least until later this month. The buyback program, part of the company’s effort to become a circular business by 2030, is a pilot that started Aug. 30 and will run until Sept. 19. “This means transforming the current linear business model
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Siemens Gamesa has launched what it claims is the world’s first recyclable offshore wind turbine blade. The “RecyclableBlade” is ready for commercial use offshore, and Siemens Gamesa has already made agreements with three customers. Recyclable offshore wind turbine blade The Spanish renewable company’s first six 266-feet-long (81-meter-long) RecyclableBlades have been produced at its blade factory
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CORRESPONDENCE 07 September 2021 COVID-19: release approved vaccines for trials of new ones Melanie Saville 0 Melanie Saville Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, London, UK. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Share on Twitter Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share via E-Mail Share
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An Australian study has shown that blue-tongue lizards are resistant to the venom of the red-bellied black snake. Skink family’s largest animals, blue-tongues seem to have developed a chemical resistance to the venom released by the snake, while carnivorous monitor lizards called goannas that usually consume Australia’s venomous snakes have not. Researchers at the University
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. https://electrek.co/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2021/09/Quick-Charge-9.6.21-2.mp3 New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to
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Download PDF As a wildlife-conservation biologist studying climate change, I want to understand the evolving environment through the eyes of large animals. My work — usually in cold, remote places — involves finding animals, and ways to eat, sleep and be warm. I might be miserable, but I get insights that others cannot into what
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Longtime market bull Tom Lee is predicting a profitable period for investors in September. According to Lee, the S&P 500 is positioned to surge more than 100 points this month. However, he warns the positive momentum has an expiration date. “We could have a really strong rally in September,” the Fundstrat Global Advisors’ co-founder and
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“It’s easy to design aspirationally,” IDEO Director Chris Krohn told me under the fluorescent lights of a Walmart store in Mountain View, California. We hovered over a teal and black kiosk about the size of a trash can, positioned proudly in “action alley,” the thoroughfare that runs along the front of the store, separating the
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The geographic north pole doesn’t always line up with the magnetic north pole, but what do scientists know about this flipping field? Hosted by: Reid Reimers We want to learn more about you and your opinions! If you have time, please take a moment to fill out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Thank you! ———- Support SciShow
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The terminal velocity of an object is the speed at which the force of drag equals the force of gravity on that object. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twiter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Narrated by Michael Aranda: http://www.youtube.com/michaelaranda All video footage used via Creative Commons license. See the full videos at the links below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NH6lKiMq_v4&hd=1
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India’s Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft has completed more than 9,000 orbits around the Moon, and imaging and scientific instruments on board have been providing excellent data, officials said on Monday. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is holding a two-day Lunar Science Workshop 2021, which began on Monday, to commemorate the completion of two years of operation
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BOOK REVIEW 06 September 2021 Intellectual bees, doyenne of dark matter, and mathematical grief: Books in brief Andrew Robinson reviews five of the week’s best science picks. Andrew Robinson 0 Andrew Robinson Andrew Robinson’s many books include Lost Languages: The Enigma of the World’s Undeciphered Scripts and Einstein on the Run: How Britain Saved the
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China’s moon-sampling mission spacecraft is continuing its extended mission with its destination currently unknown. HELSINKI — The Chang’e-5 orbiter module which facilitated China’s complex lunar sample return last year is on its way to the moon following deep space tests. The orbiter, one of four distinct Chang’e-5 mission spacecraft, delivered a return module containing 1.731
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Fungi-focused food startups are starting to sprout almost overnight. New producers are finding innovative ways to supply the growing market for alternative proteins, alongside plant-based burgers, sausages and “chicken” nugget substitutes made from soy, pea or other proteins. Fermenting the root-like spores of specific mushrooms (using the same, age-old process that creates beer and bread)
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Mercedes-Benz unveils the production version EQE, its new E-Class-size electric sedan, with an impressive 400-mile range. When it comes to releasing new electric vehicles, Mercedes-Benz has been taking a top-down approach. that’s especially true when it comes to its sedans. It started with the top-of-the-line EQS, which is competing with its own S-Class and against
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In an effort to find Dark Matter, what did we find? Let’s zero in on the matter. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Kathy & Tim Philip, Kevin
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In 1848, Phineas Gage survived a seemingly unsurvivable injury to his brain, but the tale of that event has become quite colorful, and inaccurate, in many cases. So, what REALLY happened to Phineas Gage? Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called
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The world’s first artificial pigment, Egyptian blue, may help scientists prevent forgery and even save lives. We’re conducting a survey of our viewers! If you have time, please give us feedback: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: