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Blood Moon, Aurora, and Milky Way Captured in One Photo

Photographer Justin Anderson shot a trio of gorgeous celestial elements together. During the total lunar eclipse, he was able to capture the Blood Moon, aurora, and the Milky Way galaxy together in one stunning panorama. While Anderson only picked up his first camera five years ago, he immediately found himself drawn to wide landscapes and …

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First Global Web 3.0 Eco Innovation Summit Comes to Singapore

In 2022, new things in the Web 3.0 era such as the metaverse, NFT, GameFi, DAO, DeFi and more are completely rewriting the traditional business model, reshaping the global digital business landscape – and a new digital era is coming. On July 14, 2022, the first Global Web 3.0 Eco Innovation Summit – Singapore (GWEI …

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What did Franklin and Irene find on the alien planet at the end of Season 1?

Night Sky is a highly anticipated science fiction drama series that premiered on the popular streaming platform Amazon Prime Video on May 20th, 2022. The series was created by Daniel C. Connolly and Holden Miller, and directed by Juan José Campanella. Season 1 of the series has effectively made an impression on both fans and …

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Could Life Use a Longer Genetic Code? Maybe, but It’s Unlikely

As wildly diverse As life on Earth is—whether it’s a jaguar hunting down a deer in the Amazon, an orchid vine spiraling around a tree in the Congo, primitive cells growing in boiling hot springs in Canada, or a stockbroker sipping coffee on Wall Street—at the genetic level, it all plays by the same rules. …

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Uncrewed Boeing Starliner capsule links up with space station after ‘excruciating’ wait

Boeing’s Starliner space capsule hangs in front of the International Space Station in preparation for docking. (NASA via Twitter) Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner space taxi docked with the International Space Station for the first time today during an uncrewed flight test, marking one more big step toward being cleared to carry astronauts to orbit. But it …

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China proposes search for nearby habitable planets via space telescope

Beijing, May 20 (IANS): Chinese scientists have proposed a space project to survey the sky through a space-borne telescope to hunt for habitable Earth-like planets outside our solar system, about 32 light-years from Earth. If the project, named Closeby Habitable Exoplanet Survey (CHES), could be carried out, it will be the first space mission …

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Genomic differences selected through evolution may offer clues as to why COVID-19 outcomes vary widely

Though medical underlying conditions playing an important role, many aspects of why COVID-19 severity can differ vastly from one person to another have remained unclear. A new study identifies dozens of genomic variants that may drive these hard-to-predict differences in clinical outcomes. According to work led by University of Pennsylvania scientists, genomic variants in four …

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This tiny space rock might be the 1st physical evidence of a rare supernova

A space rock discovered more than two decades ago may be the first physical evidence of a rare type of powerful stellar explosion called a Type Ia supernova, according to a new study. In 1996, a researcher working in the Egyptian desert found a small pebble that scientists later determined was likely extraterrestrial in origin, …

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New DNA technology could help solve missing person cases

Forensic genetic genealogy could help solve mysteries involving missing people and unidentified remains. ATLANTA — There are 2,500 missing people in the state of Georgia and 154 unidentified remains. New technology called forensic genetic genealogy could help solve those mysteries. One includes the case of a young girl whose death and identity have been unknown …

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