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NASA analyzing data from the Voyager 2's 1986 visit to Uranus and found the magnetic bubble surrounding the planet is allowing bits of its atmosphere to leak into space.
NASA revealed Uranus' twisted magnetic field is releasing bits of its atmosphere into space
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Dr. Steven Jasinski and his colleagues have identified a rare new species of small raptor in the San Juan Basin of New Mexico
Scientists discover new species of feathered raptor in New Mexico
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NASA’s Perseverance rover is on track to launch this summer, and when it does, it will carry the names of nearly 11 million people to Mars.
NASA’s Perseverance Rover Is The Inspiration We Need Right Now
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The newest branch of the US military, established by President Trump, goes into orbit for the first time.
US Space Force launches satellite after short delay - BBC News
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It was found by palaeontologists at the State Museum of Pennsylvania and has been named Dineobellator after the indigenous people of New Mexico where it was found.
Newly Discovered, Feathered Dinosaur Was One of the Last Known Raptors
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A new discovery in Portugal adds weight to the evidence that Neanderthals were an intelligent human species.
Neanderthals ate food thought to be crucial to human intelligence — study
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As the Jurassic Park films made abundantly clear, raptors were not to be trifled with, owing to their medium build, speed, and agility. A newly discovered raptor from New Mexico is further reinforcing our perceptions of these extinct predators.
Ferocious Raptor Discovered in New Mexico Was a Speedy Hunter
Science • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 3 views •  0 comments • 5 days ago

New York University (NYU) researchers found a material called cementum which forms on the roots of teeth and can reveal when and how a body's body was under strain.
Teeth act as a
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An international team of scientists found that, like humans, female wild animals tend to live longer than males.
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Scientists have discovered our earliest common ancestor — and the earliest ancestor of all animal life. The honor goes to a worm-like creature that lived on the seafloor 555 million years ago. It's considered to be the first known bilaterian, an organism with a front and back, symmetrical sides and front and back openings with a gut in between.
Meet Our Oldest Common Ancestor: A 555 Million-Year-Old Worm-Like Creature - EcoWatch
Science • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 18 views •  1 comments • 6 days ago

Astronomers from Durham University calculated the true size of our galaxy by looking at the gravitational pull of smaller neighboring galaxies.
Milky Way extends 1.9 MILLION light years across thanks to dark matter
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A comet that entered our Solar System from interstellar space may not make it out again. As it zooms away from the Sun, 2I/Borisov has been spotted spewing out material in two cometary outbursts.
It Looks Like That Interstellar Comet Came All The Way to The Solar System to Die
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Diamond-encrusted rock samples that have been found on a Canadian island fill ‘a piece in the puzzle’ to reconstruct an ancient part of Earth's continental crust.

A fragment of the North Atlantic Craton (NAC) was found by geologists who were sifting through diamond exploration samples from the southern Baffin Island, Canada.
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Geologists Found Diamond-bearing Rock Fragment of
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What just happened? NASA recently completed its first assessment of missions, projects and programs since the coronavirus outbreak to identify mission-critical work that must be done on-site, tasks that can be worked on by employees remotely and projects that have to be paused.
Unfortunately for the James Webb Space Telescope, it falls into the latter category.
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NASA suspends work on the James Webb Space Telescope - TechSpot
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NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has been sharing regular updates about how his agency is approaching the rapidly changing global coronavirus pandemic situation. This week, NASA escalated its response multiple times due to changing circumstances, including changing the state of working conditions at all of its facilities across the country. ...
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With the launch period for NASA's Mars Perseverance rover opening in a little less than four months, the six-wheeler is reaching significant pre-launch milestones almost daily at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rover had some components removed prior to being shipped from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California to the Cape in early February.
NASA's Mars perseverance rover gets its sample handling system
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Production and testing of NASA’s future deep-space rocket, the Space Launch System, is shutting down in response to the worsening coronavirus outbreak. NASA is heightening restrictions at two centers — Stennis and Michoud — that are critical for the SLS program.
NASA is suspending development of its future deep-space rocket during coronavirus pandemic - The Verge
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An evolution theory espoused 161 years ago by naturalist Charles Darwin has finally been proven, University of Cambridge researchers reported on Wednesday.
Darwin theory confirmed 161 years after conception
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An international team of archaeologists led by the University of Exeter has discovered a new circular mammoth-bone feature at the Paleolithic site of Kostenki 11 in Eastern Europe.

Circular structures made from mammoth bone associated with late Upper Paleolithic artifacts and dating to 22,000 years ago and later are found widely across Eastern Europe. About 70 of these structures are known to exist in Ukraine and the central East European Plain.
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Archaeologists Unearth 22,500-Year-Old Mammoth-Bone Structure
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A newly discovered fossil bird could be the oldest-known ancestor of every chicken on the planet.
Fossil 'wonderchicken' could be earliest known fowl - BBC News
Science • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 5 views •  0 comments • 1 week ago


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