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Unstoppable Stealth: Why F-22s, F-35 and New B-21 Bombers Should All Be Feared
Unstoppable Stealth: Why F-22s, F-35 and New B-21 Bombers Should All Be Feared Despite the loud and fast-growing chorus of analysts, critics and weapons developers who continue to raise the question as to whether stealth technology may slowly be becoming ...
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SpaceX Rocket For Commercial Cross Country Flights Won’t Happen Anytime Soon
The Swiss investment group UBS recently suggested that commercial flights using rockets can significantly cut cross-country flights to minutes. The SpaceX Rocket Starship, for example, can make a trip from London to New York in just 29 minutes. It can also ...
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A 3D printer loaded with cancerous ‘ink’ churns out mini-brain tumours
Scientists have used 3D printing to create mini-tumours-on-a-chip, which might aid doctors in choosing the most potent treatment for a patient’s cancer. Glioblastomas are the most common type of brain tumour. To re-create these highly lethal tumours in ...
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Louisville-born Dream Chaser passes latest NASA review, priming spacecraft for 2021 mission
Sierra Nevada Corporation announced Thursday that its Dream Chaser spacecraft had passed the latest in a series of NASA milestone tests, likely setting the stage for the aerospace firm to launch the first of its unmanned supply missions in early 2021.
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Atmospheric scientists reveal the effect of sea-ice loss on Arctic warming
Enhanced warming in the Arctic (north of 67°N) is found in both recent observational investigations and model simulations with greenhouse gases (GHGs) emissions increasing. Global warming is ...
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Tethers Unlimited says two-way radio for small satellites has aced first orbital test
The software-defined SWIFT-SLX S-band radio is designed to fit on a CubeSat-class satellite. (Tethers Unlimited Photo) Tethers Unlimited weathered a wave of bad news over the winter, but now some good news has bloomed. The company, headquartered in Bothell ...
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Vice President may tell NASA to accelerate lunar landings
One of the panelists who will appear at a National Space Council meeting next Tuesday said to expect "a few fireworks" during the discussion, which will focus on NASA's efforts to return humans to ...
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Study on Weed Killers and Monarch Butterflies Spurs Ecological Flap
Monarch butterfly populations have been declining since the 1990s, and several studies have linked this to the proliferation of crops genetically engineered to tolerate the glyphosate-based herbicide Roundup. Crops are routinely doused with it, killing all ...
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Watch How Hummingbird Hackers Keep Up With Their Quick, Tiny Subjects
In a lab filled with sensors, circuits, and cables, Alejandro Rico-Guevara has devised what may be the world’s strangest hummingbird feeder. Responding to timed lights and beeps, the hungry guests stick their beaks into a flower-shaped contraption and ...
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McDonald's Canada turns to Snapchat to recruit young workers
McDonald’s Canada is turning to Snapchat to recruit young workers amid record-low unemployment. The fast-food chain announced on Wednesday that it will be the first company in Canada to use ...
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