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George Clooney smartens up in slick black tuxedo as beautiful spouse Amal brings the 1920s vibe – Each day Mail

George Clooney smartens up in slick black tuxedo as beautiful spouse Amal brings the...

George Clooney smartens up in slick black tuxedo as gorgeous wife Amal brings the 1920s glamour in fringe dress at OMEGA bashBy Christine Rendon For Dailymail.com Published: 06:45 BST, 10 May 2019 | Updated: 07:34 BST, 10 May 2019 George Clooney and his wife Amal showed off their timeless style at the Omega 50th Anniversary…
Scientists simply found a brand new dinosaur with leathery bat wings – CNET

Scientists simply found a brand new dinosaur with leathery bat wings – CNET

To the Batcave! Cheung Chung Tat Holy leathery membranes, Batman! An exquisite, fascinating fossil find in northern China has provided new evidence that some Jurassic dinosaurs developed membranous wings like those seen in modern day bats. A complete analysis of the find is published in the journal Nature on May 8, detailing the new fossil, which researchers…
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to land on show at House Middle Houston – collectSPACE.com

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to land on show at House Middle Houston – collectSPACE.com

May 9, 2019 — The first SpaceX rocket to launch on two NASA missions will soon land on exhibit in Houston. Space Center Houston, the visitor center for NASA's Johnson Space Center and a Smithsonian affiliate museum, has announced it will display the twice-flown Falcon 9 first stage beginning this summer. "We're excited to welcome…
Previous Falcon 9 rockets completed firing their engines will now inflame imaginations – Ars Technica

Previous Falcon 9 rockets completed firing their engines will now inflame imaginations – Ars...

Take my money! — "We feel confident that people will want to come and see one of these rockets." Eric Berger - May 10, 2019 3:00 am UTC The twice-flown booster last used during the CRS-13 mission will go on display at Space Center Houston this summer. Donated by SpaceX, the rocket will be displayed…
Future – How weeds assist battle local weather change – BBC Information

Future – How weeds assist battle local weather change – BBC Information

More than 60 years ago, when he was a child, farmer Peter Andrews saw his first dust storm. He still remembers it. “The noise was horrendous,” he says. “We hid in the house waiting for it to pass. The whole sky was dark. And the damage we saw the next day was even more terrible.”The…
Jeff Bezos unveils new plans for Blue Origin spaceflight: Dwell updates – CNN

Jeff Bezos unveils new plans for Blue Origin spaceflight: Dwell updates – CNN

6 hr 37 min agoICYMI: Here's how humans might STAY on the moon6 hr 27 min agoBig things start smallFrom CNN Business' Jackie Wattles"Big things start small."Those are the words Bezos used to end his presentation. To tie it all together, Bezos says space needs much more infrastructure if we're going to live out there.…
Gravitational waves depart a detectable mark, physicists say – Phys.org

Gravitational waves depart a detectable mark, physicists say – Phys.org

A visualization of a supercomputer simulation of merging black holes sending out gravitational waves. Credit: NASA/C. Henze Gravitational waves, first detected in 2016, offer a new window on the universe, with the potential to tell us about everything from the time following the Big Bang to more recent events in galaxy centers. And while the…
Assessing battery efficiency: In comparison with what? – Phys.org

Assessing battery efficiency: In comparison with what? – Phys.org

Test facility for evaluation of battery performance and life at Argonne National Laboratory. Credit: Argonne National Laboratory Scientists must often ask themselves, compared to what? How do the results we generate in the laboratory compare with those obtained by others? How do our theoretical calculations compare with experimental data? Answering such questions is especially crucial…

NASA Transferring Forward with Return to the Moon, with or with out SLS –...

NASA has been tasked with returning humans to the surface of the moon by 2024. Delays to Boeing’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket have prompted various ideas for making up lost time, and even the consideration of alternative launch vehicles. Just as critical to humanity’s return to the moon is the development of the Lunar…
A mud satan handed over NASA’s lander on Mars – CNN

A mud satan handed over NASA’s lander on Mars – CNN

(CNN)Dust storms on Mars have a bad reputation for covering the planet and spelling doom for solar-powered rovers, like Opportunity. But when a wind vortex, also known as a dust devil, recently passed over NASA's InSight lander, it actually provided some assistance for the stationary mission. On February 1, InSight detected a wind vortex just…

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