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  • Lamorne Morris gushes about upcoming movie ‘SNL 1975’

    Lamorne Morris gushes about upcoming movie ‘SNL 1975’

    Lamorne Morris gets candid on ‘SNL 1975’ Lamorne Morris got a lot of good to say about Sony’s upcoming comedy movie titled SNL 1975. “Jason Reitman directed the hell out of this thing. It’s a great look at day one at SNL, the ups and downs, how the show almost didn’t happen, the characters,” Morris got…

  • New study says traces of ancient viruses are in our DNA may play a role in modern day cancers – 9NEWS

    New study says traces of ancient viruses are in our DNA may play a role in modern day cancers  9NEWS Study shows ancient viruses fuel modern-day cancers  EurekAlert Continue Reading News Source: https://consent.google.com/ml?continue=https://news.google.com/rss/articles/CCAiC1FsQXc4NXc4Z3lvmAEB?oc%3D5&gl=DE&hl=en-US&cm=2&pc=n&src=1&rffu=true

  • Underground Cave Discovered on Moon Could Shelter Future Lunar Astronauts : ScienceAlert

    Underground Cave Discovered on Moon Could Shelter Future Lunar Astronauts : ScienceAlert

    It’s really not going to be easy for humans to set up a habitat on the Moon, but a new discovery could alleviate some problems. An analysis of radar data suggests a gaping hole in the lunar crust could lead to a network of caves which future lunar explorers might use for shelter. We’ve known…

  • NASA plans for space station’s demise with new SpaceX “Deorbit Vehicle”

    NASA plans for space station’s demise with new SpaceX “Deorbit Vehicle”

    SpaceX is building a souped-up version of its cargo Dragon spacecraft to drive the International Space Station out of orbit for a controlled re-entry and breakup over an uninhabited stretch of ocean when the lab is finally retired in the 2030 timeframe, NASA and company officials said Wednesday. The ISS Deorbit Vehicle, or DV, will…

  • Babar retains third spot, Williamson remains on top

    Babar retains third spot, Williamson remains on top

    Babar Azam celebrates after scoring a century at Pindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi, Pakistan on December 3, 2022. — Reuters Pakistan’s premier batter Babar Azam has retained third position in the latest ICC test batter rankings. According to the latest ICC-issued ranking, Kane Williamson of New Zealand is at the top, and Joe Root of England…

  • Largest, most intact stegosaurus fossil ever found sells for $44.6m | Dinosaurs

    Dinosaurs The dinosaur remains, which measure 3.4 metres tall and 8.2 metres long, show evidence that it had arthritis Thu 18 Jul 2024 00.29 CEST The largest and most complete stegosaurus fossil ever discovered sold for $44.6m at Sotheby’s in New York on Wednesday to become the most valuable fossil sold at auction. The dinosaur…

  • Miracle Filter Transforms Store-bought LEDs to Spintronics

    Miracle Filter Transforms Store-bought LEDs to Spintronics

    Traditional electronics use semiconductors to transmit data through bursts of charged carriers (electrons or holes) to convey messages in “1s” and “0s.” Spintronic devices can process an order of magnitude more information by assigning binary code to the orientation of electrons’ magnetic poles, a property known as spin- an “up” spin is a 1, a…

  • SpaceX’s vehicle to deorbit the International Space Station is a Dragon on steroids

    SpaceX’s vehicle to deorbit the International Space Station is a Dragon on steroids

    The $843 million spacecraft SpaceX is designing to bring down the International Space Station at the end of the decade will be a super-powered version of its Dragon capsule that’s used to transport astronauts and cargo to orbit today, the company revealed Wednesday.  NASA awarded SpaceX the massive contract to develop the U.S. Deorbit Vehicle…

  • NASA cancels its VIPER rover that would’ve searched for water on the Moon

    NASA cancels its VIPER rover that would’ve searched for water on the Moon

    NASA isn’t moving forward with its VIPER program — short for Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover — which aimed to put a rover on the far side of the Moon to search for water. On Wednesday, NASA cited cost increases and several delays as its reasons for canceling the project. VIPER was originally expected to…

  • Stegosaurus fossil fetches nearly $45M, setting record for dinosaur auctions

    Stegosaurus fossil fetches nearly $45M, setting record for dinosaur auctions

    NEW YORK — The nearly complete fossilized remains of a stegosaurus fetched $44.6 million at auction Wednesday, Sotheby’s said. The buyer’s name was not disclosed. Stegosaurus fossil fetches nearly $45M, setting record for dinosaur auctions {{^userSubscribed}} {{/userSubscribed}} {{^userSubscribed}} {{/userSubscribed}} The fossil, dubbed “Apex,” is considered to be… Continue Reading News Source: https://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/us-news/stegosaurus-fossil-fetches-nearly-45m-setting-record-for-dinosaur-auctions-101721256393789-amp.html

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