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by weatheriscool
Sun Sep 26, 2021 3:52 pm
Forum: Space
Topic: Exoplanets – worlds of other suns
Replies: 32
Views: 10486

Re: Exoplanets – worlds of other suns

2022 Should See Start of Technology Demos Leading to High Resolution Exoplanet Imaging September 23, 2021 by Brian Wang A NASA NIAC Phase III is developing and plans to fly a 2022 TDM (Technology Demonstration Mission) to prove the SGLF’s (Solar Gravitational Lens Focus) mission architecture. They w...
by weatheriscool
Sun Sep 26, 2021 4:35 am
Forum: Energy & the Environment
Topic: Climate Change News & Discussions
Replies: 118
Views: 38416

Re: Climate Change News & Discussions

Observations confirm that aerosols formed from plant-emitted compounds can make clouds brighter by University of Eastern Finland https://phys.org/news/2021-09-aerosols-plant-emitted-compounds-clouds-brighter.html Brighter clouds reduce the amount of solar radiation reaching the Earth's surface, the...
by weatheriscool
Sat Sep 25, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: Afghanistan news and discussions
Replies: 105
Views: 28054

Re: Afghanistan news and discussions

Witness: Taliban hang dead body in Afghan city's main square Source: AP KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban hanged a dead body from a crane in the main square of Herat city in western Afghanistan, a witness said Saturday, in a gruesome display that signaled a return to some of the Taliban’s method...
by weatheriscool
Sat Sep 25, 2021 10:38 pm
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: USA News and Discussions
Replies: 143
Views: 51972

Re: USA News and Discussions

House Budget Committee votes to pass the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill Source: CNN The House Budget Committee voted Saturday to pass the $3.5 trillion spending bill out of committee and send it to the House floor. The vote was 20 to 17 with Democratic Rep. Scott Peters of California joining Repu...
by weatheriscool
Sat Sep 25, 2021 1:16 am
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: 2022 midterm election thread
Replies: 1
Views: 101

2022 midterm election thread

Grassley will seek reelection, boosting GOP's majority hopes Source: Politico Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley announced on Twitter Friday morning he will run for an eighth term, a move that makes it more likely the GOP can keep control of his seat in next year's midterm elections. Grassley rompe...
by weatheriscool
Fri Sep 24, 2021 11:35 pm
Forum: Space
Topic: Blue Origin
Replies: 12
Views: 4219

Re: Blue Origin

'Star Trek' Star William Shatner Heading to Space on Bezos' Next Rocket https://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/startrek-shatner-bezos-rocket/2021/09/24/id/1037860/?fbclid=IwAR3_Sni8sIIA3J-1cRvAvsPPjtxYS71fpwr5eNiX70iy8yS8befOg9jtv_g By Charles Kim | Friday, 24 September 2021 06:27 PM At 90, actor Willia...
by weatheriscool
Fri Sep 24, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: Physics
Topic: Physics News and Discussions
Replies: 51
Views: 20007

Re: Physics News and Discussions

Quasi-particles with tunable interactions https://phys.org/news/2021-09-quasi-particles-tunable-interactions.html by University ofAmsterdam The laws of quantum mechanics allow for the existence of 'quasi-particles': excitations in materials that behave exactly like ordinary particles. A major advant...
by weatheriscool
Fri Sep 24, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: Biology & Medicine
Topic: Biology & Medicine News and Discussions
Replies: 145
Views: 49651

Re: Biology & Medicine News and Discussions

Large-scale genetic repeat variations contribute to height and other human traits https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-09-large-scale-genetic-variations-contribute-height.html by Claudia Lopez Lloreda, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard New study finds that a type of genetic modification involving lo...
by weatheriscool
Fri Sep 24, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: Biology & Medicine
Topic: Cancer News and Discussions
Replies: 60
Views: 21876

Re: Cancer News and Discussions

nsights from our genome and epigenome will help prevent, diagnose and treat cancer by Garvan Institute of Medical Research https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-09-insights-genome-epigenome-cancer.html In 2020, an estimated 10 million people lost their lives to cancer. This devastating disease is unde...
by weatheriscool
Fri Sep 24, 2021 7:07 pm
Forum: Space
Topic: Space News and Discussions
Replies: 206
Views: 62177

Re: Space News and Discussions

Exotic mix in China's delivery of moon rocks https://phys.org/news/2021-09-exotic-china-delivery-moon.html by Europlanet On 16 December 2020 the Chang'e-5 mission, China's first sample return mission to the Moon, successfully delivered to Earth nearly two kilograms of rocky fragments and dust from o...