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SpaceX launches satellite for Qatar

SpaceX launches satellite for Qatar The first stage is scheduled to touch down on the floating platform about 8 minutes after liftoff. Today will mark that rocket's second such maneuver: The Falcon 9 will attempt to make another landing on the droneship a few hundred miles off Florida's Atlantic coast after pushing Es'hail-2 into geostationary transfer orbit. Continua a leggere...

Landmark change to kilogram measurement approved

Landmark change to kilogram measurement approved Nobel prize victor William Phillips called it "the greatest revolution in measurement since the French revolution", which ushered in the metric system of meters and kilograms. "The same is true when you get down to very small masses like a milligram - for example the active ingredients of pharmaceuticals". Up to now, it has been defined by a weight of a platinum-based ingot called " Le Grand K "... Continua a leggere...

A super-Earth found in our stellar back yard

A super-Earth found in our stellar back yard That's much closer than Earth to the Sun (about 0.4 times the distance), but Barnard's Star is such a dim bulb that the planet only receives about 2% as much light as Earth does, so it's very, very cold. Knowing the star's mass, we can then determine the planet's mass of 3.2 times the Earth's (this is found by how much the planet tugs on the star). "Barnard's star is the "great white whale" of p... Continua a leggere...

China's 'Artificial Sun' Marks Breakthrough for Nuclear Fusion

China's 'Artificial Sun' Marks Breakthrough for Nuclear Fusion However, for a sustainable nuclear fusion energy source, temperatures will need to reach seven times as hot as the sun (15 million degrees Celsius) in the reactors on Earth. But the goal for EAST is not to send it into space and replace the real thing. Designed, constructed, and assembled mainly by Chinese scientists, the EAST project was approved by China's National Development and Reform C... Continua a leggere...

Huge meteorite impact crater found hidden under Greenland ice

Huge meteorite impact crater found hidden under Greenland ice Researchers first got a sense of the crater's location in mid-2015 thanks in part to NASA's Operation Ice Bridge, which flew over areas like the Hiawatha Glacier to track changes in polar ice. He said: "While it requires more research, we consider it possible that the Cape York irons may have been outer fragments or even boulders on the surface of the main meteorite. Continua a leggere...

Stubble Burning Accounted For 3% Of Delhi's Air Pollution Today: SAFAR

Stubble Burning Accounted For 3% Of Delhi's Air Pollution Today: SAFAR This is expected to reduce congestion pollution as trucks can move through the city without halting. "EPCA has discussed the matter with the traffic police to understand the viability of the directions to allow truck traffic only during daytime between 6 am and 6 pm and has found this unfeasible", Lal said in a letter to Delhi, Haryana and Punjab chief secretaries. Continua a leggere...

Scientists convert images of Martian sunrise into a two-minute soundtrack

Scientists convert images of Martian sunrise into a two-minute soundtrack All starting from a regular image, the two researchers created a "Mars soundscape" that faithfully captures the aesthetics of the landscape. The team used a technique called "data sonification" that deployed computer algorithms to assign each element a specific pitch and melody to translate a photograph into music. Continua a leggere...

NZ firm launches first commercial rocket

NZ firm launches first commercial rocket Developed in-house, Electron is two-stage rocket, with an additional optional kick-stage that can place multiple payloads into different orbits. It won a $25 million grant from the New Zealand government, and a year ago raised $75 million from Silicon Valley investors, valuing the company at $1 billion.As well as its unique rocket, which saves cost with ultra-light composite materials and a batt... Continua a leggere...

May suffers new blow as minister resigns over Brexit

May suffers new blow as minister resigns over Brexit Mr. Johnson is the MP for Orpington, a town in the south eastern county of Kent that threatened to become a "lorry park" in the event of a no-deal Brexit. "It was a false prospectus, it was a fantasy set of promises that have been shown up for what they were", said Johnson after resigning his post as Minister for Transport earlier in the week. Continua a leggere...

Amazon regala 10€ di sconto ai clienti italiani, ma solo per oggi

Amazon regala 10€ di sconto ai clienti italiani, ma solo per oggi L'istituto "G. Fortunato" di Angri potrebbe aprire un corso con indirizzo agrario tra Scala e Ravello.A renderlo noto è il preside dell'istituto che vuole. esclusi libri, contenuti digitali, latte e formule per neonati, Buoni Regalo, Warehouse Deals, prodotti venduti da terzi sul Marketplace di Amazon .it nonché i prodotti venduti da U2 Supermercato e NaturaSì su Prime Now . Continua a leggere...

Stephen Hawking's thesis and wheelchair sell for $1 million

Stephen Hawking's thesis and wheelchair sell for $1 million It had been expected to fetch up to 15,000 pounds. During the auction was able to implement a single instance of the thesis that the scientist has created fifty-three years ago. As previously reported, the stroller, and many other things scientific figure, was presented in the form of lots on the popular auction Christie's. Continua a leggere...

Scientists Create ‘Bionic Mushroom’ That Can Generate Electricity

Scientists Create ‘Bionic Mushroom’ That Can Generate Electricity This team of researchers at the Stevens Institute of Technology comprised of Manu Mannoor, Sudeep Joshi and Ellexis Cook are now working on ways to generate higher currents through this system. Manoor says this network of nanoribbons is akin to "needles sticking into a single cell to access electrical signals inside it". They covered a mushroom in 3D printed bacteria and tiny wires, which were... Continua a leggere...

Delhi bans entry of trucks to combat post-Diwali smog

Delhi bans entry of trucks to combat post-Diwali smog On Friday, levels of particulates 2.5 micrometers or less in diameter, the most harmful to human health, peaked at 845, according to the United States embassy website that monitors air quality independently. Early morning at 1 am, smoke layer became thick and started to trap pollutants near the surface rapidly. A "very poor" AQI translates into spike in respiratory illnesses and if the air quali... Continua a leggere...

NASA probe in good health after closest-ever approach to Sun

NASA probe in good health after closest-ever approach to Sun Researchers hope to learn how energy and heat move through the sun's solar cornea and explore what accelerates both solar wind and solar energetic particles - discoveries six-decades in the making. On Wednesday, Parker Solar Probe status beacon sent back home an "A", meaning the best of the four possible status updates. At this distance, the intense sunlight heated the Sun-facing side of the p... Continua a leggere...

Ho.Mobile propone minuti ed SMS illimitati e 50GB a 4,99€

Ho.Mobile propone minuti ed SMS illimitati e 50GB a 4,99€ Dunque con Kena Star Più gli utenti avranno a disposizione minuti illimitati, 100 SMS e 50 GB di traffico dati su rete 4G , al costo di 8,99 euro al mese. Ricordiamo infine che nei paesi dell'Unione Europea il traffico utilizzabile sarà di massimo 3GB al mese e che la velocità in 4G (anche in Italia) è limitata a 30Mbps in download. Continua a leggere...

Samsung, ecco il dispositivo pieghevole con Infinity Flex Display

Samsung, ecco il dispositivo pieghevole con Infinity Flex Display Il cosiddetto 'Infinity Flex Display' , che Samsung definisce "una piattaforma di ultima generazione", è stato dunque il protagonista principale della breve presentazione. Un sistema che permetterà di avere un sistema operativo multipiattaforma che dovrebbe debuttare già in versione Beta sui vari Samung Galaxy S9 e S9 + in Corea, USA e Germania dalla fine di Novembre. Continua a leggere...

Xbox One, PES 2019 e PUBG scaricabili gratuitamente

Xbox One, PES 2019 e PUBG scaricabili gratuitamente Si può vincere un bellissimo premio come il codice download per scaricare da Playstation Store SoulCalibur VI, il bellissimo picchiaduro a duelli firmato da Bandai Namco con alcuni special guest incredibili come i protagonisti di Nier e The Witcher 3. Continua a leggere...

Death Stranding: per Troy Baker è enorme e strano

Death Stranding: per Troy Baker è enorme e strano Possiamo immaginare la vastità del mondo di gioco che ci aspetta in Death Stranding , ma cosa avrà spinto il doppiatore a definirlo "strano"? Ho avuto qualche scena interessante da girare con Norman [Reedus, interpreta il protagonista Sam], una scena che voi non avete nemmeno iniziato a... Continua a leggere...

Russia Reports Computer 'Malfunction' On International Space Station

Russia Reports Computer 'Malfunction' On International Space Station China's " Heavenly Palace " Space Station, which boasts a 17-meter-wide core module, besides the other compartments of the station, wants to replace the International Space Station when it is gone. The European Space Agency has also sent astronauts to China to prepare to work inside the Tiangong Space Station . The country announced in May that the lab would be open to "all countries" to... Continua a leggere...

Gaping hole in ozone layer 'is healing itself' scientists say

Gaping hole in ozone layer 'is healing itself' scientists say Recovery from the holes and thinning caused by aerosol chemicals has progressed at a rate of about 1% to 3% a decade since 2000, meaning the ozone layer over the northern hemisphere and mid-latitudes should heal completely by the 2030s, if current rates are sustained. Continua a leggere...


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