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There might once have been life on the moon, study finds

There might once have been life on the moon, study finds

Scientists from the Washington State University believe it is likely there was some form of life on our lunar satellite four billion years ago, and then again 3.5 billion years ago. The earliest evidence for life on Earth comes from fossilized cyanobacteria that are between 3.5 and 3.8 billion years old. In 2009 and 2010 an global team discovered hundreds of millions of tonnes of water ice on the Moon. Consulte Mais Informação

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SpaceX Launches Telstar 19 Vantage Communications Satellite Into Space

SpaceX Launches Telstar 19 Vantage Communications Satellite Into Space

The first stage of the rocket landed safely in the Atlantic Ocean on the company's drone ship, the " Of Course I Still Love You ", which rests off the Florida Coast. After that, it's back to Florida in early August, to launch a communications satellite for Telkom Indonesia from Cape Canaveral on August 2. Touchdown occurred a few seconds after the Falcon 9's second stage engine shut down on reaching a preliminary orbit. Consulte Mais Informação

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Century's longest total lunar eclipse to grace night sky on July 27

In the USA, the lunar eclipse will start around 1:14 p.m. ET, and the maximum period of totality will start around 4:21 p.m. ET, making it too light outside for the blood moon to be visible, Petro said. A lunar eclipse is pictured over the ocean in Oceanside, Calif., Jan. 31, 2018. Instead of that sunlight hitting the moon's surface, Earth's shadow falls on it. Consulte Mais Informação

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SpaceX launches heavyweight satellite, safely lands booster

SpaceX launches heavyweight satellite, safely lands booster

The only other previous Block 5 flight, which occurred this past May , also involved a brand-new rocket. The "Block 5" variant of the two-stage Falcon 9 blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 1:50 a.m. Using so-called grid fins at the top of the booster to maintain its orientation, the rocket re-started a single engine as it neared the drone ship, deployed four landing legs and settled to a picture-perfect touchdown on the landing deck. Consulte Mais Informação

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Proposal calls for revamping of Endangered Species Act

Proposal calls for revamping of Endangered Species Act

The Department of Interior could implement them after a 60-day public commentary period beginning Thursday. The monarch butterfly is one of several species now being considered for protections under the U.S. A number of conflicts have arisen in the decades since the 1973 passage of the Endangered Species Act, ranging from disruptions to logging to protect spotted owls in the Pacific Northwest, to attacks on livestock that have accompanied the restoration of gray wolves in the Rocky Mountains ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Blue Origin Successfully Launches New Shepard Rocket for High-Altitude Emergency Abort Test

Blue Origin Successfully Launches New Shepard Rocket for High-Altitude Emergency Abort Test

The climax of the uncrewed test flight came shortly after New Shepard's capsule separated from its booster and switched on its 70,000-pound-thrust escape rocket motor. Perched on top of the vehicle is a capsule for crew members, which the rocket carries skyward during flight. Wednesday's passenger was Mannequin Skywalker, plus science experiments. Consulte Mais Informação

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Moe, Ford join together to oppose federal carbon pricing at NB meeting

Moe, Ford join together to oppose federal carbon pricing at NB meeting

New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant said provinces are willing to increase import limits, although some want to consult with the public to determine how it will be done. An agreement recognized the province had already met Canada's target of a 30 per cent reduction in emissions from 2005 by 2030. New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant emerged later with Canada's ambassador to Washington, David MacNaughton, who spent time with the premiers talking about ways to best address trade irritants with ... Consulte Mais Informação

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World's First Known Ancient Baby Snake Fossil Discovered Preserved in Amber

World's First Known Ancient Baby Snake Fossil Discovered Preserved in Amber

Remains of the earliest snake hatchling known to science were preserved in amber for almost 100 million years. "We present the first known fossilized snake embryo/neonate preserved in early Late Cretaceous (Early Cenomanian) amber from Myanmar, which at the time, was an island arc including terranes from Austral Gondwana", states the paper's introduction. Consulte Mais Informação

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