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Scientists Work to Keep Hubble Telescope Functioning After Another Gyroscope Fails

Before the last week, two of the old-design gyros had failed. The telescope could work with as few as one or two gyroscopes, although that leaves little room for additional breakdowns. Osten said, 'The plan has always been to drop to 1-gyro mode when two remain. But when the telescope's operators switched the instrument to running on all three enhanced gyroscopes, one wasn't working quite as w... Continua a leggere...

Social media lights up with SpaceX satellite launch

Social media lights up with SpaceX satellite launch The satellite will be operated by Argentina's space agency, known as the National Commission on Space Activites or by its Spanish-language acronym, CONAE. The mission consisted of two identical satellites, SAOCOM 1A and 1B, each of which carries an L-Band SAR polarimetric instrument. Minutes after launch, the rocket's second stage separated from the first-stage booster and continued rising spa... Continua a leggere...

Rock used as doorstop for decades identified as $141,000 meteorite

Rock used as doorstop for decades identified as $141,000 meteorite In fact, the almost 23-pound hunk of iron and nickel is the sixth largest meteorite found in Michigan, according to the Smithsonian Museum and Central Michigan University . The unidentified man told the professor the meteorite was passed on to him in 1988, when he bought a farm in Edmore, Michigan. He and his father dug it out the next morning and it was still warm. Continua a leggere...

Weird light in Arizona sky is from SpaceX launch

Weird light in Arizona sky is from SpaceX launch The rocket will carry the Argentinian SOACOM 1A radar mapping satellite. The booster, meanwhile, relit its engines to maneuver itself for the return trip to SpaceX's landing zone, not far from the launch pad. and landed safely back on Earth". Using titanium "grid fins" at the top of the rocket for steering and attitude control, the booster plummeted tail-first toward Vandenberg. Continua a leggere...

Kena Mobile presenta Star 5. Ma è solo per clienti Iliad

Kena Mobile presenta Star 5. Ma è solo per clienti Iliad Questo vincolo ricorda molto da vicino quello introdotto da Ho.Mobile per le ultime due offerte proposte ai consumatori, ovvero minuti e Sms illimitati, 40-50 giga al prezzo rispettivamente di 7,99 e 9,99 euro al mese. Il costo per ogni MMS inviato è di 1,20€ indipendentemente dai kilo byte dell'MMS. Parlando dell'operatore virtuale di TIM , onde evitare spiacevoli incomprensioni, è impor... Continua a leggere...

Report to reveal sea change required to limit global warming

Ministry spokesman Dr Sindhu Prasad Dhungana said that the report basically dwells on common understanding regarding the rise in global temperature by 1.5 degree Celsius, the prediction regarding climate change , the possible impacts and risks of climate change. Continua a leggere...

Researchers detect what may be the first known moon outside solar system

Researchers detect what may be the first known moon outside solar system Kepler-1625b-i is the first exomoon candidate. Like its moon , Kepler 1625b is also bigger than its counterparts in the Solar System . Kipping has spent the past decade or so working to do just that. The second was a delay in the planet passing in front of its star. This particular planet - or exoplanet - is about the same distance from its star as Earth is to the sun. Continua a leggere...

Quebec CAQ government would fire employees for wearing religious symbols, MNA says

Quebec CAQ government would fire employees for wearing religious symbols, MNA says But the first provincial government since the 1960s to be neither Liberal nor Parti Quebecois will be strongly nationalist with a focus on the Quebec identity issues that helped bring it to power. Another Coalition campaign promise sure to cause friction is the ban on religious symbols for state employees working "in positions of authority", such as judges, police officers and teachers. Continua a leggere...

Astronomers claim to find first moon outside our solar system

Astronomers claim to find first moon outside our solar system The planets are revealed by a momentary dimming of starlight as they pass in front of their host star, in what astronomers call a transit . Three-and-a-half hours later, Hubble detected a much smaller dip in the star's brightness consistent with a large moon trailing the planet. Continua a leggere...

Rock that was used as a doorstop a meteorite worth $100000

Rock that was used as a doorstop a meteorite worth $100000 Even though Dr. Sirbescu knew exactly what it was, it had to be sent to the Smithsonian Museum for verification, it wasn't until Thursday word came back it definitively is a meteorite , the 6th largest ever found in MI. An examination found that the rock is an iron-nickel meteorite composed of mostly iron with 12 percent nickel. The rock has sat patiently by the unnamed man's door for three dec... Continua a leggere...

Man uses $100,000 meteorite as doorstop for decades

Man uses $100,000 meteorite as doorstop for decades The man then chose to take his rock to Mona Sirbescu, a geology faculty member in earth and atmospheric sciences at Central Michigan University . Geology faculty member Monica Sirbescu shared that an unidentified man from Grand Rapids, Michigan , approached her to check out his 22.5-pound meteorite. Continua a leggere...

Frances H Arnold and biotech game-changers share Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Frances H Arnold and biotech game-changers share Nobel Prize in Chemistry The Royal Swedish Academy of Science said their work has led to the development of medications, biofuels and a reduced environmental impact from some industrial processes. The use of phage display to create new antibodies has been exceptionally important in science and medicine. "It's not just the money, it has a meaning well beyond the money". Continua a leggere...

Indian Astronaut May Pay A Short Visit to International Space Station

Indian Astronaut May Pay A Short Visit to International Space Station The two Americans ventured outside the space station for three space walks to carry out maintenance during their 197-day stay at the orbiting lab. Artemyev conducted one spacewalk together with a fellow Russian. NASA will broadcast the return of the space mission. The official, who was placed under USA sanctions over the Ukraine crisis in 2014, also bemoaned "problems" in the Russian space agen... Continua a leggere...

In the United States develop a lander for the moon

In the United States develop a lander for the moon In addition, NASA's lunar robotic spacecraft LRO (Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter) launched 9 years ago and orbiting the moon, will try to photograph the Israeli spacecraft as it lands on the moon . Lockheed Martin's recently announced lander will be the transport vehicle that will ferry astronauts between Gateway and the lunar surface. NASA will enable SpaceIL to receive communications services w... Continua a leggere...

Quebec party leaders criss-cross province on final campaign day

Quebec party leaders criss-cross province on final campaign day Saying Quebec had been "sacrificed" for the benefit of Ontario's auto industry, he urged voters to choose the PQ on Monday. Voters in Quebec will go to the polls today after a provincial election campaign that saw the Liberal party and the Coalition Avenir Quebec locked in a battle for first place. Continua a leggere...

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 arriva in Italia

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 arriva in Italia Il display 18:9 da 6,9 pollici di Mi Max 3 ha una risoluzione Full HD+ 2160 x 1080 con un rapporto screen-to-body dell'85,19%, 6,5% in più rispetto a Mi Max 2 . Anche la ricarica è molto veloce: secondo la compagnia, in un'ora, si può ricaricare dallo 0% al 71%. Il sensore da 12 MP è in grado di catturare più luce con i pixel da 1,4 μm e sfrutta la tecnologia Dual Pixel Autofocus , ovvero ... Continua a leggere...

Nobel Prize for Physics goes to US, Canadian scientists

Nobel Prize for Physics goes to US, Canadian scientists Prize amount: 9 million Swedish krona, with one half to Arthur Ashkin and the other half to be shared between Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland . "Optical tweezers had been invented". The research by Mr Ashkin has let scientists study how proteins operate in the body and how they interact, he added. Continua a leggere...

Distant Object at Edge of Solar System Supports Planet X Theory

But it wasn't publicly unveiled until Tuesday following further observations with ground telescopes. At its most distant, the Goblin is 2,300 times farther from the sun than Earth. "We are only just now uncovering what the very outer solar system might look like and what might be out there", said Scott Sheppard of the research team. Continua a leggere...

Medicine Nobel Prize Awarded to Two Cancer Immunologists

Medicine Nobel Prize Awarded to Two Cancer Immunologists In 1992, Honjo discovered a protein on immune cells called PD-1. Of 35 malignant melanoma patients who participated in a drug trial ahead of nivolumab's approval, eight saw their tumors shrink six months after they began the treatment course, while progression of the cancer was halted in 15 others. Continua a leggere...

Arnold, Smith, Winter win 2018 Nobel Chemistry Prize

Arnold, Smith, Winter win 2018 Nobel Chemistry Prize Half of the 9-million-kronor ($1.01 million) prize was designated for Frances Arnold of Caltech in Pasadena for work that has led to the development of new biofuels and pharmaceuticals. Sir Gregory Winter used phage display to produce new pharmaceuticals. Arnold is only the fifth woman to be awarded the prize for chemistry - the last female scientist to scoop the award was Ada E Yonath in 2009, ... Continua a leggere...


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