Apollo 12: The Pinpoint Mission
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Apollo 12: The Pinpoint Mission

Published on 14 Nov 2019Apollo 12 launched from Cape Kennedy on Nov. 14, 1969, into a cloudy, rain-swept sky. Launch controllers lost telemetry contact at 36 seconds, and…

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Star Ejected from Milky Way’s ‘Heart of Darkness’ Reaches Mind-Blowing Speed
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Star Ejected from Milky Way’s ‘Heart of Darkness’ Reaches Mind-Blowing Speed

Home News As humankind's ancestors were learning to walk upright, a star was launched out of the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy at a…

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Old dogs, new tricks: 10,000 pets needed for science
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Old dogs, new tricks: 10,000 pets needed for science

SEATTLE — Can old dogs teach us new tricks? Scientists are looking for 10,000 pets for the largest-ever study of aging in canines. They hope to shed light…

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Fluffy Dinosaurs Actually Existed and Lived at the South Pole, Scientists Discover
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Fluffy Dinosaurs Actually Existed and Lived at the South Pole, Scientists Discover

New research suggests that dinosaurs may have had a secret way of staying warm in ancient polar habitats — feathers!According to a recent study published in the Gondwana…

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NASA’s Curiosity Rover Spots Unexplained Oxygen Spike on Mars
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NASA’s Curiosity Rover Spots Unexplained Oxygen Spike on Mars

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Curiosity rover has already had a tremendously successful mission on Mars, but…

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Nasa tracking 230-kilotonne asteroid that could hit Earth in 2022
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Nasa tracking 230-kilotonne asteroid that could hit Earth in 2022

The American space agency is keeping a close eye on a massive asteroid that could eventually smash into Earth. The asteroid, known as JF1 is designated a ‘near-Earth…

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Missing link found? ‘Original Bigfoot’ was close relative of orangutan, study says
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Missing link found? ‘Original Bigfoot’ was close relative of orangutan, study says

The legendary Bigfoot has long been thought of as the "missing link" between apes and humans. In a stunning discovery, scientists have unearthed new evidence of the so-called "original Bigfoot,"…

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Rubber in the environment: Where the tread from our tires ‘disappears’ to
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Rubber in the environment: Where the tread from our tires ‘disappears’ to

Around 97 percent of all micro-rubber particles in the environment originate from tyre abrasion. Credit: unsplash/Imthaz Ahamed The tread on the tire is worn out, new tires are…

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SpaceX tests Crew Dragon abort thrusters
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SpaceX tests Crew Dragon abort thrusters

by Jeff Foust — November 14, 2019 A SpaceX Crew Drsgon spacecraft fires its SuperDraco launch abort thrusters during a static-fire test at Cape Canaveral, Fla., Nov. 13.…

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We may finally have a way to find mysterious Planet 9, but there’s a catch…
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We may finally have a way to find mysterious Planet 9, but there’s a catch…

The enigmatic Planet Nine, an unknown gigantic mass lurking at the edge of our solar system, has captivated scientists and conspiracists alike for years, but we may finally…

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