Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin I was reading through some cool facts about lasers to put on my Instagram and other social media platforms and I find out some pretty cool stuff. Did you know, back in the day, the power of the first laser (after the maser) was measured in
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WASHINGTON — Rocket Lab successfully launched an experimental satellite for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency March 28 as the company looks to move to a monthly cadence of launches. The company’s Electron rocket lifted off from its private launch site site on New Zealand’s Mahia Peninsula at 7:27 p.m. Eastern. The rocket’s payload, a
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A mix of limestone gravel, minerals and additives are mixed into a slurry. After a test sample is hardened and tested, workers pour it into pre-made molds. | http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Watch full episodes: http://bit.ly/HowItsMadeFullEpisodes Subscribe to Science Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciencechannel Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT Download the TestTube app: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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On October 11th, 1968, just 15 months from President Kennedy’s deadline for a moon landing, NASA launched its first Apollo crew into space. Apollo 7’s Wally Schirra, Donn Eisele, and Walter Cunningham spent 11 days in low Earth orbit, thoroughly testing the Apollo Command and Service Module’s systems. The crew also won an Emmy for
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Artificial cells created inside the lab have taken another major step forward, with scientists developing cells that are able to produce their own chemical energy and synthesise parts of their own construction. That makes these artificial cells a lot more like real, biological cells – cells that can construct and organise their own building blocks naturally.
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Early this morning, India launched a missile toward space, struck an Earth-orbiting satellite, and destroyed the spacecraft. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a televised address shortly after the launch to declare the anti-satellite, or ASAT, test a success. He praised the manoeuvre, called “Mission Shakti”, as “an unprecedented achievement” that registers India as “a
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ASSOCIATED PRESS How much of a threat is space debris to the International Space Station (ISS)? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Robert Frost, Instructor and Flight Controller at NASA, on Quora: Space debris has the potential
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This article was first published in the SN Military.Space newsletter. If you would like to get our news and insights for national security space professionals every Tuesday, sign up here for your free subscription. The trade association that represents small satellite manufacturers is making a fresh push on Capitol Hill to ensure funds are included in the Pentagon’s
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Just because a paper passes peer review, it doesn’t mean it’s right. Free for commercial use (via Pixabay) One of the most important aspects of science is to actually communicate your results to your peers. This can be done through a variety of formal and informal ways. Emails are always popular, as per usual. And
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With so much on their plates, busy people rely on shortcuts to help prepare meals. Nowadays you can stock your pantry with cans of pre-cooked meat. Stream Full Episodes of How It’s Made: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel Follow us on Twitter: Tweets by ScienceChannel Follow us on Instagram:
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A salesman watches Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing to the nation, on TV screens inside a showroom in Mumbai, India, March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s Election Commission said it had directed a committee of officers to examine Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement of an anti-satellite test on Wednesday, after opposition
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This article was first published in the SN Military.Space newsletter. If you would like to get our news and insights for national security space professionals every Tuesday, sign up here for your free subscription. The proposed Space Force as the sixth branch of the U.S. armed forces has been a big political story. But it has huge business implications as
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WASHINGTON — Shortly after Vice President Mike Pence directed NASA to return humans to the moon by 2024, four years earlier than previous plans, reactions from space companies and organizations ranged from excitement to bewilderment. Pence, speaking at a March 26 meeting of the National Space Council, directed NASA to use “any means necessary” to
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Global energy experts released grim findings Monday, saying that not only are planet-warming carbon-dioxide emissions still increasing, but the world’s growing thirst for energy has led to higher emissions from coal-fired power plants than ever before. Energy demand around the world grew by 2.3 percent over the past year, marking the most rapid increase in
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We’ve all heard the phrase, “we need sharks,” “sharks matter,” or “sharks are important,” but what do the people who say that actually mean? How are sharks important and why do they matter in regards to our oceans? Oceanic white tip shark with pilot fish. Getty Upper-trophic-level predators like sharks are ecologically, economically, and culturally significant. But
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Questions posed to Shanahan during a HASC hearing speak to the complicated debate that is unfolding on Capitol Hill as the Trump administration seeks authorization to create a new military service. WASHINGTON — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday fielded questions from lawmakers about three separate space organizations the Pentagon is pursuing: U.S. Space
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Glass faucets elevate indoor plumbing to an art form! See how they’re made. Stream Full Episodes of How It’s Made: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel Follow us on Twitter: Tweets by ScienceChannel Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ScienceChannel/
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An update on our mission to the Sun, preparations continue for Orion’s upcoming flight test, and a science chat about two upcoming out-of-this-world encounters … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! This video is available for download from NASA’s Image and Video Library: https://images.nasa.gov/details-NHQ_2018_1109_Parker%20Solar%20Probe%20%E2%80%9CA-okay%E2%80%9D%20After%20Close%20Solar%20Approach%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20%E2%80%93%20November%209,%202018.html
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When tropical cyclone Idai made landfall near Beira, Mozambique on March 14, a spokesperson for the UN World Meteorological Organization called it possibly the the worst weather-related disaster to hit the southern hemisphere. This massive and horrifying storm caused catastrophic flooding and widespread destruction of buildings and roads in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. Mozambique’s President
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NASA astronaut Anne McClain during a spacewalk on March 22, 2019. NASA Cries of discrimination and jokes about gender dominated social media Tuesday (March 26) after NASA announced it would cancel the first all-female spacewalk planned for this week. The reason, actually, was a simple matter of safety. What happened? Originally, rookie astronauts Anne McClain
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What does a rocket launch sound like? What did Neil Armstrong really say when he first stepped onto the surface of the Moon? The answers – and hours of riveting audio – are on NASA’s account at SoundCloud.com/NASA. The space agency has uploaded hundreds of tracks and podcasts to the sound-sharing platform. The sounds are
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