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The entire sky in X-rays

Perfect launch: On July 13, a Russian Proton M launcher successfully lifted off from Baikonur, launching the German X-ray telescope eRosita into space. © Roscosmos / Screenshot MPG The entire sky in X-rays The eRosita space telescope was launched on ...

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Looking for life: UW researchers, presentations abound at 2019 astrobiology conference in Bellevue What are ocean worlds like? Is life possible inside a planet? What might a faraway technological civilization look like from here? Which planets warrant closer study, and ...

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Seasonal Monsoon Rains Block Key Ocean Current

This animation shows a time lapse of sea surface salinity and soil moisture from NASA’s Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite from April 2015 through February 2019. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/GSFC Seasonal Monsoon Rains Block Key Ocean Current Our oceans and the ...

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Stepping into the Magicverse

Architecture students used Magic Leap’s spatial computing technology to envision what the future holds on campus and in their careers Stepping into the Magicverse Hunched over a project in her workspace, the student’s desk suddenly turns bright red, reminding her ...

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The Solid Heart of Mercury has Been Discovered: the Internal Structure is Similar to the Earth’s The research revealed the presence of a solid part in the internal structure of Mercury, which represents 50% of the entire core. This finding, ...

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Students Chart a Course to Enceladus

Students Chart a Course to Enceladus 2019 Caltech Space Challenge tasked student teams with designing a mission to Saturn’s icy moon Where there is water, there may be life, which is why students participating in the 2019 Caltech Space Challenge ...

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TESS discovers its first Earth-sized planet

TESS discovers its first Earth-sized planet Orbiting a nearby star, the new planet is the smallest identified so far by the TESS mission. Jennifer Chu NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, TESS, has discovered its first Earth-sized exoplanet. The planet, named ...

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How Brands are Circumventing Marketing Regulations

A UConn marketing professor found that financial companies employing ‘umbrella branding’ may have used advertising to drive customers to all their products, despite regulations designed to safeguard investors. (Getty Images) How Brands are Circumventing Marketing Regulations Have large financial companies ...

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