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Two bright fireballs were recorded streaking through the night sky over Andalusia, southern Spain late February 16 and early February 17, 2018. The first one flew over Córdoba province at 20:52 UTC on February 16 at a speed of about 43 000 km/h (26 700 mph). It was registered with the detectors of the SMART Project that operate
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Since NASA’s early days, periods in space have been a strange and mysterious topic for engineers. Countless things go into planning a launch and until Sally Ride became the first American woman in space in 1983, tampons and sanitary napkins were never part of that process.    After wanting to send an overly generous supply
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The white object was first spotted on radar before there were a series of eyewitness accounts from commercial pilots flying north over Oregon. Express.co.uk reported on the incident at the time, after it apparently became invisible to radar and US Air Force (USAF) F-15 fighter jets were unsuccessfully scrambled to intercept it. Now, video and
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Kids can and should practice the skill of learning if they want a fighting chance at fulfilling all those lofty goals their parents set for them. But some people keep studying – and thinking – the same way all their lives without improving their methods.    Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually
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Researchers have directly observed the scattering electrons behind the shifting patterns of light called pulsating auroras, confirming models of how charged solar winds interact with our planet’s magnetic field.   With those same winds posing a threat to technology, it’s comforting to know we’ve got a sound understanding of what’s going on up there. The
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Bornean orangutans, the largest tree-dwellers on the planet, are vanishing. The population of these great apes was halved between 1999 and 2015, per an estimate published Thursday in the journal Current Biology.   A survey of orangutan nests, coupled with a statistical analysis of habitat changes, indicates that more than 100,000 animals were lost in
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The technique, dubbed light detection and ranging scanning (lidar) utilises a rapid deployment of laser pulses that shoot from an aircraft to map out a three-dimensional image of a chosen landscape. An archaeologist at Colorado State University, Chris Fisher, presented the incredible findings at a conferred of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
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After achieving huge success with Falcon Heavy, space entrepreneur Mr Musk hopes to now build a worldwide broadband network with satellites after approval was given by the top US communications regulator Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Wednesday. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said: “Satellite technology can help reach Americans who live in rural or hard-to-serve places