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China Makes Innovation Alliance To Accelerate Extracting Uranium From Seawater

Posted in Science on 15th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

It is estimated that about 4.5 billion tonnes of uranium is reserved in seawater, about 1,000 times of the land proven reserves, but the concentration of uranium in seawater is extremely low.

Mars 2020 Landing Site Could Be A Fossil Hotspot

Posted in Science on 13th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

“We know from Earth that this mineral phase is exceptional at preserving microfossils and other biosignatures, so that makes these outcrops exciting targets for the rover to explore.”

ESA Studies Growing Blood Vessels In Zero Gravity

Posted in Medicine, Science on 8th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

In zero gravity, there's nothing to pull or push the cells out of place, allowing them to form themselves into simple 3D structures, including globules and tubes.

NASA Pops Open Its First Untouched Moon Sample In More Than 40 Years

Posted in Science on 8th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

It is hoped that the study of these pristine samples can enlighten our understanding of the Moon and its resources, which will be a key plank of the Artemis missions slated for touchdown from 2024.

SpaceX And Boeing Could Be Ready To Fly Astronauts In The First Quarter Of 2020

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 6th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

SpaceX’s In-Flight Abort test must go perfectly. The test is scheduled for December. SpaceX crew Dragon’s Demo-2 astronaut launch could occur as early as February or March 2020.