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SpaceX Delivers 5,500-Pound Cargo To The ISS

SpaceX Delivers 5,500-Pound Cargo To The ISS An external cable that normally comes off during launch dangled from the capsule, but did not interfere with the grappling. That's when Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques will be pressed into duty, manning the Canadarm 2 to perform his first-ever "cosmic catch" manoeuvre, backed up by NASA astronaut Nick Hague. Continua a leggere...

Astronomers may have spotted black hole swallowing star

Astronomers may have spotted black hole swallowing star The new discoveries come within mere weeks of LIGO and Virgo being turned back on, on April 1, after receiving a series of upgrades to increase their sensitivity to gravitational waves. With two detector locations in Washington and Louisiana, the team collaborated with the Europe-based Virgo detector and quickly detected a range of cosmic collisions in the span of a single month. Continua a leggere...

Israel's first moon mission set for liftoff from Florida on Thursday

Israel's first moon mission set for liftoff from Florida on Thursday Beresheet lifted off from Cape Canaveral in Florida at 3:45 a.m. Israel time (8:45 p.m. Thursday EST), catching a ride on one of Elon Musk's SpaceX commercial space launches. After hashing out preliminary plans, the group formed a nonprofit called SpaceIL to help get their dream off the ground. It is expected to be launched in support of a fourth mission in the coming months. Continua a leggere...

SpaceX launches supplies to space station after power delays

SpaceX launches supplies to space station after power delays On Saturday, the launch took place and successfully concluded with the landing of the booster. The Dragon capsule , which was propelled into space by a Falcon 9 rocket, contained 2,500 kilograms of cargo, including 1.2 million tomato seeds. Continua a leggere...

Teleborsa. economia. Iliad supera 3,3 milioni clienti in Italia

A questo si aggiungerà il programma di build-to-suit definito nell'accordo di prestazione di accoglienza e di servizi e che dovrebbe generare 150 milioni di euro supplementari per Iliad nel corso dei 6 prossimi anni. Ora che le trasmissioni in 5G diventano realtà, Cellnex Telecom (colosso spagnolo delle antenne con sede a Barcellona) e Iliad annunciano la firma di accordi di cooperazione str... Continua a leggere...

Facebook: il social cambia aspetto e avrà "più privacy"

Facebook: il social cambia aspetto e avrà Ma i cambiamenti più radicali riguarderanno i gruppi , la feature che più di ogni altra tiene a galla la piattaforma: saranno più accessibili e immediati per chi è alla ricerca di contesti più intimi, e allo stesso tempo più controllati per evitare abusi e comunità che incitano alla violenza. Continua a leggere...

Feelings trump taste when it comes to preferences for beer and coffee

Feelings trump taste when it comes to preferences for beer and coffee Participants recalled what they ate and drank over a 24-hour period and answered questionnaires. They counted the number of servings of bitter and sweet beverages consumed by about 336,000 individuals in the UK Biobank . One factor the researchers did not account for, she said, was sugar and cream that participants may have added to their coffee to hide the bitterness. Continua a leggere...

Musks SpaceX launches Falcon rocket with Dragon spacecraft

Musks SpaceX launches Falcon rocket with Dragon spacecraft They couldn't resist a reference to Star Wars Day as the craft streamed into the sky. The rocket carried a Dragon capsule with 5,500 pounds of supplies for the International Space Station. Dragon will deliver nearly 5,500 pounds of science, supplies and hardware, according to NASA, and is slated to attach to the station on Monday. On April 20, an anomaly occurred during a testing of the Crew... Continua a leggere...

Manitoba to proceed with Federal Court carbon tax challenge

Manitoba to proceed with Federal Court carbon tax challenge In a 3-2 decision, the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal rejected a challenge from the conservative provincial government, which argued the tax could not be imposed by Ottawa. Instead, the court said Parliament has the authority to establish minimum national standards on emission prices because it gives the provinces "broad scope" to legislate GHG emissions and has the narrow and distinct purview requi... Continua a leggere...

NASA's InSight lander captures sunrise, sunset on Mars

NASA's InSight lander captures sunrise, sunset on Mars Now, thanks to some nice timing on NASA's behalf, we are treated to a gorgeous view of the Martian sunset from the lander's perspective. As shown in the photos , the Sun appears much smaller from Mars than it does from Earth due to their varying distances from our local star. Continua a leggere...

Eta Aquarids Meteor To Light Up Perth This Weekend

Eta Aquarids Meteor To Light Up Perth This Weekend But the Northern Hemisphere has an hourly rate of only about 10 meteors, according to NASA , because of the "viewing location of the radiant from different latitudes". Guess we'll have to wait for the next meteor shower in late July. While it is visible across the globe, Australia is regarded as one of the best countries to view the phenomenon with the meteors rising to about 50 degrees which... Continua a leggere...

Google, nuova funzione per cancellare in automatico cronologia e posizione

Google, nuova funzione per cancellare in automatico cronologia e posizione La novità dovrebbe essere, secondo l'azienda, una risposta alla richiesta degli utenti di rendere più facile l'eliminazione dei dati dai server di Google o almeno di avere soluzioni un po' più semplici per la gestione e la cancellazione della propria cronologia. Continua a leggere...

Aston Martin Vantage AMR, sportiva pura col cambio manuale

Aston Martin Vantage AMR, sportiva pura col cambio manuale Come con il modello Vantage esistente, la velocità massima è soddisfatta a 195 mph *. Dalla seconda alla settima, il guidatore può inserire le marce in maniera rapida e veloce, grazie ad una configurazione a doppio schema H tradizionale . Continua a leggere...

Faulty aluminum led to $700 mn satellite failure

Faulty aluminum led to $700 mn satellite failure Following the second failure, officials from NASA's Office of the Inspector General and the US Department of Justice began a Launch Services Program (LSP) investigation. "That is why we require and pay for certain components to be tested and certified by the supplier", said Jim Norman , NASA's director for Launch Services at NASA Headquarters in Washington. Continua a leggere...

Wales warned to cut greenhouse gases by 95% before 2050

Wales warned to cut greenhouse gases by 95% before 2050 It would be in line with commitments to limit global temperature rises to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels under the worldwide Paris Agreement and will provide leadership for other countries on tackling climate change. CCC Chief Executive Chris Stark told journalists the law could be in place before worldwide climate talks in Chile at the end of the year since there was cross-party consensus in Br... Continua a leggere...

Astronomers Excited For Super Close Asteroid FlyBy

Astronomers Excited For Super Close Asteroid FlyBy The "real-world" multi-day scenario had the asteroid hitting the Denver metro area. In terrestrial samples, pyroxenes have water in their crystal structure. "Until we proposed it, no one thought to look for water", said Maitrayee Bose, co-author of the report. We used a device called a mass spectrometer, specifically the NanoSIMS, to measure water and D/H ratios in the Itokawa samples. Continua a leggere...

Premier pushes back against Alberta's threat to turn off taps

Premier pushes back against Alberta's threat to turn off taps Kenney campaigned on dismantling Notley's climate plan, particularly the provincial carbon tax. Kenney says the bill is a "flagrant violation" of Alberta's right to control its own natural resources and is threatening a constitutional challenge if the bill doesn't get major amendments. Continua a leggere...

School's out for 'climate inaction' as students protest in Kelowna

School's out for 'climate inaction' as students protest in Kelowna The remarkable Swedish teenager, Greta Thunberg, who kicked off the school strike movement previous year, put it very succinctly, for her own and future generations: if your house is on fire, you wouldn't just sit around discussing insurance or renovation. Continua a leggere...

Tech: Hubble spots a stunning spiral galaxy

Tech: Hubble spots a stunning spiral galaxy Van Dokkum said astronomers hope to broaden the multi-wavelength range of the HLF images to include longer-wavelength infrared data and high-energy X-ray observations from two other members of the NASA Great Observatories program: the Spitzer Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory. Continua a leggere...

Astronomers Make Movie of Black Hole Spinning Like a Top

Astronomers Make Movie of Black Hole Spinning Like a Top As this black hole is peculiar, scientists have to resort to a completely different method of radio observations. The black hole was sucking gas from a nearby star and while it's true that black holed spit out matter, researchers observers that this one was shooting out plasma in rapid succession. Continua a leggere...


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