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Success for SpaceX 're-usable rocket'

Posted in Science on 31st Mar, 2017 01:12 AM
by Alex Muller
California's SpaceX company has successfully re-flown a segment from one of its Falcon 9 rockets.
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+39

ExoMars: Mars Rover scientists to study Mawrth Vallis location option

Posted in Science on 29th Mar, 2017 09:24 AM
by Alex Muller
Europe is going to investigate a second site on Mars as a possible destination to send its 2021 rover.
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+44

SpaceX launch of private citizens on a lunar orbiting mission in 2018 will use new Falcon Heavy

Posted in Science on 29th Mar, 2017 09:08 AM
by PlanetTech
Falcon Heavy is due to launch its first test flight this summer and will be the most powerful vehicle since Saturn V to reach orbit.
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+29

Musk launches company to pursue 'neural lace' brain-interface technology

Posted in Science on 28th Mar, 2017 02:45 PM
by Alex Muller
Neural lace would help prevent humans from becoming 'house cats' to AI, he suggests.
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+34

No one knows what to do with the International Space Station

Posted in Science on 28th Mar, 2017 02:29 PM
by Alex Muller
Congress has only approved funding through 2024. What happens then?
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+23

Chemical energy storage with water heating solar panels enables a conversion of more than 80 percent of the incoming sunlight

Posted in Science on 27th Mar, 2017 07:37 PM
by Alex Muller
The stored energy can be transported and then released as heat whenever needed.
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+21

Blood test detects cancer and pinpoints location before symptoms appear

Posted in Science on 27th Mar, 2017 07:31 PM
by Alex Muller
A blood test which not only detects cancer but identifies where it is in the body, has been developed by scientists.
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+27

Impact crater linked to Martian tsunamis

Posted in Science on 26th Mar, 2017 07:39 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists have located an impact crater linked to powerful tsunamis that swept across part of ancient Mars.
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+21

25 US Cities Are Now Committed to 100% Renewable Energy

Posted in Science on 25th Mar, 2017 02:20 PM
by Alex Muller
'Politics has nothing to do with it for me. Clean energy just makes good economic sense'
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+42

New Lenses Could Give You Super Color Vision

Posted in Science on 25th Mar, 2017 02:16 PM
by Alex Muller
Thanks to the architecture in our eyes, we see but a small subset of the hues that make up the visible spectrum.
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+28

China working on reusing rocket stages and will try to use parachutes and airbags to recover stages

Posted in Science on 24th Mar, 2017 07:07 PM
by Alex Muller
China is developing a rocket stage and engine recovery system.
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+26

A brain-computer interface for controlling VR with your mind

Posted in Science on 23rd Mar, 2017 09:29 PM
by Alex Muller
The startup Neurable thinks its brain-computer interface will be fast and accurate enough for playing games in VR.
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+48

'Smallsats' open up new planetary frontier

Posted in Science on 22nd Mar, 2017 07:41 AM
by Alex Muller
Nasa is planning a series of small satellite missions that could open up new ways of exploring the Solar System.
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+22

Trump signs NASA funding bill, sets goal of human on Mars

Posted in Science on 22nd Mar, 2017 07:36 AM
by Alex Muller
President Trump on Tuesday signed a bill authorizing funding for NASA while setting a new goal to send humans to Mars.
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+37

SpaceX to make history by re-flying orbital rocket

Posted in Science on 21st Mar, 2017 06:11 PM
by Alex Muller
Ars has confirmed that the reused Falcon 9 booster will attempt a drone ship landing.
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+28

A protein in spider venom may offer stroke therapy

Posted in Science on 21st Mar, 2017 05:46 PM
by Alex Muller
A protein in spider venom may help protect the brain from injury after a stroke, according to research.
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+23
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