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A rare blue moon will bring to the sky a treat for Halloween 2020

A brilliant full moon rises at NASA’s Florida Kennedy Space Center in 2017. NASA / Kim Shiflet In that strange year, another extremely unusual event is coming to us. This year’s full moon for Halloween will be visible to the whole world, not just parts of it, for the first time since World War II, says astronomy professor and former …

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Worms can kill pests on space vegetables

Space worms If long-term space missions or even new worlds have any chance of success, astronauts will probably have to learn to grow their own food. This means developing a space version of agriculture. Now scientists from the US Department of Agriculture and the biotechnology company Pheronym have brought the idea one step closer to reality with the discovery that …

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Antarctica to raise the seas by meters of warming, a study found

An additional three degrees see the frozen continent rise the oceans to 6.5 meters, scientists have warned Paris: An increase in the average surface temperature of the Earth by another degree Celsius will conclude a 2.5-meter rise in sea level from Antarctica alone, and an additional three degrees will see the frozen continent raise the oceans to 6.5 meters, scientists …

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The bold plan to save Arctic ice with glass

On the one hand, Mark Cerez, an air conditioner who runs the National Snow and Ice Data Center at the University of Colorado, Boulder, wonders if they will work as intended. “If you put silicon beads in the area of ​​fast-moving ocean currents, especially in the Fram Strait, they will be quickly scattered,” which makes them ineffective, he said. The …

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The head of NASA warns Congress about the Chinese space station

© STR A long March 5B rocket took off from the Wenchang launch site in southern China in May; Chinese state media reported the “successful” launch, which is a major test of his ambitions to operate a permanent space station and send astronauts to the moon NASA chief Jim Bridenstein told lawmakers on Wednesday that it was crucial for the …

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The head of NASA warns Congress about the Chinese space station

© STR A long March 5B rocket took off from the Wenchang launch site in southern China in May; Chinese state media reported the “successful” launch, which is a major test of his ambitions to operate a permanent space station and send astronauts to the moon NASA chief Jim Bridenstein told lawmakers on Wednesday that it was crucial for the …

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