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Plans detailed for first U.S. mission to land on moon since Apollo - Reuters India

The first American spacecraft expected to land on the moon in nearly 50 years will be a robotic moon lander built by closely held Astrobotic Technology Inc and launched in two years by United Launch Alliance's Vulcan rocket, the companies told Reuters on Mond….

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Hubble Telescope Solves a Galactic Identity Crisis for Quasars - Space.com

This 20-year-old debate has finally been settled..

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Are PET bottles safe? - The Hindu

PET bottles are safe, a comprehensive evaluation by the CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore has determined.For years there’s been a swirling debate internationally on whether PE.

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2019 in line for second lowest Arctic sea ice extent record - Mongabay.com

High heat and conditioning throughout this year’s melt season put a hurting on Arctic sea ice, but it may still take big storms or more heat to break 2012 extent record..

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Blocking inflammatory pathway key to preventing brain metastasis from melanoma - Medical Xpress

Brain metastases are among the deadliest tumor metastases, with a median survival period of less than one year, and the incidence of brain metastasis is rising..

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ISRO Quiz Competition 2019 Last Date Extended, Interested Students can Register to Participate - DATAQUEST

ISRO quiz competition 2019 winners will get to watch Chandrayaan 2 landing on the moon live along with PM Narendra Modi on 7 September 2019.

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Research shows why there's a 'sweet spot' depth for underground magma chambers - Phys.org

A new study reveals why the magma chambers that feed recurrent and often explosive volcanic eruptions tend to reside in a very narrow depth range within the Earth's crust. The findings, published in Nature Geoscience, could help scientists to better understan….

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ULA's second launch of the month scheduled for Thursday - Spaceflight Now

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Climate Crisis: Hurricanes Are Making Some Spiders More Aggressive - Inverse

"Combine hurricane increases with global warming and I think you could get something like that.".

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Synthetic Spider Silk Market Driving Factors, 2019 Market Analysis, Investment Feasibility and Trends - California Oracle

Synthetic Spider Silk Market report focuses on the major drivers and restraints for the key players. The Synthetic Spider Silk Market research report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Synthetic Spider Silk Industry. Synthetic Sp….

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Researchers develop materials that can revolutionize how light is harnessed for solar energy - Phys.org

Researchers at Columbia University have developed a way to harness more power from singlet fission to increase the efficiency of solar cells, providing a tool to help push forward the development of next-generation devices..

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Viewpoint: Questioning a Universal Law for Electron Attenuation - Physics

A law describing electron attenuation in solids has long helped researchers determine the size of nanoscale objects, but experiments show that it is less general than previously thought..

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Planet hunters discover huge super-Jupiter by watching nearby star wobble - CNET

A monster-sized planet tugs on its host star just enough for researchers to pinpoint it 63 light-years away..

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NASA Gets a Rare Look at a Rocky Exoplanet's Surface - Jet Propulsion Laboratory

With a tight orbit around its parent star, the planet most likely has no atmosphere and is covered in volcanic rock, according to data from NASA's Spitzer telescope..

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Scientists complete LSST's digital sensor array - Phys.Org

After 16 years of dedicated planning and engineering, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have completed a 3.2 gigapixel sensor array for the camera that will be used in the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST)….

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How coastal mud holds the key to climate cooling gas - EurekAlert

Bacteria found in muddy marshes, estuaries and coastal sediment synthesise one of the Earth's most abundant climate cooling gases -- according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA). Dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP) is an important nutrie….

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Variation in the shape of speech organs influences language evolution - EurekAlert

Why do speech sounds vary across languages? Does the shape of our speech organs play a role? In a computer modelling study reported in Nature Human Behaviour, researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics show that variation in the hard pala….

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Lighting up proteins with Immuno-SABER - Phys.org

To better understand how tissues and organs develop, fail to function, and regenerate over time, researchers would like to visualize their constituent cells' repertoires of molecules within 3-D space. Ambitious efforts like the "Human BioMolecular Atlas Progr….

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Wired for sound: A third wave emerges in integrated circuits - Phys.org

Optical fibres are our global nervous system, transporting terabytes of data across the planet in the blink of an eye..

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Facts and stories: Great stories undermine strong facts - Science Daily

If someone is trying to persuade or influence others, should they use a story or stick to the facts? According to research from social psychologists, stories can increase the persuasiveness of weak facts, but actually decrease the persuasiveness of strong fac….

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