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ULA Launch first National Security Mission for US Space Force LAUNCH

ULA Launch first National Security Mission for US Space Force LAUNCH The AEHF-6 satellite will orbit Earth at about 22,200 miles above the planet and will be providing vital information to the USA military force, as well as worldwide partners such as Canada, Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. "Congratulations to the U.S. Space Force on liftoff of your first mission", said Tory Bruno, ULA president and CEO . The booster for the two-stage rocket was powered by... [Full Article...]

Coronavirus in Norfolk: Council postpones garden waste collection to prioritise other services

Coronavirus in Norfolk: Council postpones garden waste collection to prioritise other services In Sheffield, Veolia has temporarily stopped green waste collections and warned other bin services may be disrupted as staff self-isolated. In East Sussex the 10 household recycling sites will close by the end of Monday. 'However, with people cooking and eating more if not all of their meals at home as we become a nation of home-workers and home-schoolers, we would expect to see a rise in food w... [Full Article...]

Le tour des nouveautés — Nouvel iPad Pro

Le tour des nouveautés — Nouvel iPad Pro Quant à savoir s'il sera aussi précis que la solution propriétaire d'Apple , on demande à voir. Il y a, en revanche, du nouveau sur l'appareil photo. "Dans le même temps, Apple a annoncé aussi son iPad Pro le plus avancé". La rumeur était finalement fondée, et l'ordinateur est d'ores et déjà disponible sur le site d'Apple . [Full Article...]

NASA and Lockheed Martin Finalize $2.7 Billion Contract Towards Lunar Expedition

In 2022, NASA then plans to put down orders for Artemis VI through VIII, which accounts for the second batch of Orion capsules and will come in at $1.9 billion. Johnson also manages the agency's Commercial Lunar Payload Services, the first two deliveries for which are targeted to launch to the Moon in July 2021. [Full Article...]

Oil falls for third day as Coronavirus travel bans escalate

Oil falls for third day as Coronavirus travel bans escalate On Monday, Saudi Aramco said it is likely to sustain higher oil output planned for April in May, and that it was "very comfortable" with $30 a barrel price, signalling the state oil company is prepared to live with low prices for a while. [Full Article...]

Canal+ passe en clair sur toutes les box — Coronavirus

Canal+ passe en clair sur toutes les box — Coronavirus Canal + a décidé de passer en clair alors que les mesures de confinement dû à l'épidémie de Coronavirus ne cessent de se renforcer. Les personnes ayant déjà souscrit un abonnement chez Canal + auront, quant à elles, accès aux chaines Cinéma, Séries, Jeunesse et Documentaires . [Full Article...]

First Supermoon of 2020 Can Look This Weekend

ET, but it will appear full all weekend, from approximately Friday night to Monday morning. A supermoon is a full moon that occurs when the moon is at the closest point to earth in its orbit. However, some have a looser definition, saying any full moon that is less than 226,000 miles to our planet can be classified as a supermoon. As February's Full Moon takes place in the third Decan of Leo... [Full Article...]

'London Patient' Is Second Person Ever to Be Cured of HIV

'London Patient' Is Second Person Ever to Be Cured of HIV Can stem cell transplant treatment cure HIV? Brown received an aggressive stem-cell transplant in Germany for his leukemia in 2007. The Berlin patient also had some form of blood cancer. Although he noted the journey was long and full of dark moments, he chose to reveal his identity and tell his story to inspire hope in others. "I do hope that me going public will give some encouragement... [Full Article...]

New Research Says Ice Loss on Polar Caps Increased Sixfold

New Research Says Ice Loss on Polar Caps Increased Sixfold For the new studies, a team of 89 scientists assessed ice loss data from 11 satellites that have been monitoring Antarctica and Greenland since the early 1990s. If humanity beats the odds and attains carbon neutrality by the middle of the century, the rise in sea level will probably be covered at 43 centimeters. [Full Article...]

Rare white giraffes killed by poachers in Kenya

Rare white giraffes killed by poachers in Kenya The bodies of a female giraffe and her calf were found in a village in north-eastern Kenya , the BBC reports . Meanwhile, Twitterati erupted in anger on Wednesday as news of poachers killing Kenya's only female white giraffe and her calf surfaced. [Full Article...]

The "Worm Moon" of 2020 to rise in Greece on Monday

The The event causes the Moon to appear much larger and brighter . In reality, the March complete moon-steadily known as the "worm moon"-was once the second one of 4 consecutive supermoons this yr". The closest supermoon of the century will occur on December 6, 2052. When the moon is full when it reaches apogee , we get a "micromoon". A lunar eclipse of a full " Blue Moon " is seen above t... [Full Article...]

US Environmental Protection Agency releases list of EPA-registered disinfectant products

US Environmental Protection Agency releases list of EPA-registered disinfectant products EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said: "Using the right disinfectant is an important part of preventing and reducing the spread of diseases along with other critical aspects such as hand washing". According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , good hygiene practices are still the best defense against contracting COVID-19, but cleaning and disinfecting touched objects and surf... [Full Article...]

A Supermoon Will Light Up The Skies On Monday Night

A Supermoon Will Light Up The Skies On Monday Night What is a supermoon season? Viewing conditions will depend on the weather and skies in your area. U.S. space agency NASA said: "The more northern tribes knew this as the Crow Moon when the cawing of crows signalled the end of winter". [Full Article...]

Health officials announce new presumptive case of novel coronavirus in Quebec

Health officials announce new presumptive case of novel coronavirus in Quebec Henry said a serious case of the new disease was not unexpected: "As you know, this is what we have been preparing for". "There's likely at least one other person out there who has had this disease, or has this disease and we need to find them and their contacts so we can stop any further transmission." The new Ontario cases bring Canada's total to 29, with eight cases in British Columbia an... [Full Article...]

CRISPR Gene Editing Used to Restore Eyesight

CRISPR Gene Editing Used to Restore Eyesight It's not clear when the procedure at Oregon's Casey Eye Institute took place, but scientists hope they'll know within months if it worked and how much of the patient's vision was restored, per NPR . Pillai, PhD, of the University of California San Francisco, who is not involved with the trial. The feat of in vivo gene editing was first achieved in humans in 2017, with the use of zinc fing... [Full Article...]

NASA Mars Curiosity rover captures massive 1.8 billion pixel photo of Mars

NASA Mars Curiosity rover captures massive 1.8 billion pixel photo of Mars Nasa's first wheeled robot, which landed on the planet in 1997, was called the Microrover Flight Experiment until a 12-year-old student from CT suggested the name Sojourner, in honour of abolitionist and women's rights activist Sojourner Truth. [Full Article...]

SpaceX to Send NASA Payloads to 'Psyche' Asteroid Under $117M Contract

SpaceX to Send NASA Payloads to 'Psyche' Asteroid Under $117M Contract The scientific experiments that the spacecraft will perform are in the design and fabrication phase. A Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center on February 6, 2018. It is the only known body in the solar system that is nearly entirely metallic. NASA believes that studying Psyche would provide detailed information about the formation of planets. [Full Article...]

State to Delay Enforcing Ban on Retail Plastic Bags

State to Delay Enforcing Ban on Retail Plastic Bags The state-wide ban on single-use plastic bags in NY, passed by lawmakers last April, is quickly approaching, and stores are beginning to transition from plastic to paper. You can buy them in packs of 4 or more and keep one in your auto, tote, and backpack. New York's ban on plastic bags officially began Sunday. "We've moved on to eco-friendly reusable bags and we're not looking back". [Full Article...]

Large exoplanet ‘could have the right conditions for life’

Large exoplanet ‘could have the right conditions for life’ They explored a wide range of models that could explain the atmospheric properties as well as the mass and radius of the planet. The team's findings were published Wednesday in The Astrophysical Journal Letters . State-of-the-art space telescopes could discover if its hydrogen-rich atmosphere contains gases from alien organisms - before the decade is out. This is likely to cause it to hav... [Full Article...]

Storm Jorge disruption continues after wettest UK February on record

Storm Jorge disruption continues after wettest UK February on record Rainfall data from the Met Office has shown that last month was the wettest February since records began. Flood-hit areas have experienced further disruption after Storm Jorge battered the United Kingdom with strong winds and heavy downpours. [Full Article...]


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