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Parenting advice: I divorced my ex because of his favoritism ...

Allison Price

Care and Feeding is Slates parenting advice column.Have a question for Care and Feeding?Submit it here. Dear Care and Feeding, My ex-husband has a vocal and admitted preference for one of our twi

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'Death Star' Black Holes Can Rapidly Swivel Massive Beams Ont...

David Nield

In recent years astronomers have spotted signs that the jets of plasma particles fired out from supermassive black holes can actually change direction over time and new research now shows the phenome

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We've Just Seen The First Galaxies in The Universe Being Born...

Michelle Starr

Scientists have just identified the formation processes of some of the Universe's earliest galaxies in the turbulent era of the Cosmic Dawn. JWST observations of the early Universe around 13.3 to 13

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Links: May 26, 2024 | Hackaday - Hackaday

Dan Maloney

Another day, another crop of newly minted minimal astronauts, as Blue Origins New Shepard made a successful suborbital flight this week. Everything seemed to go according to plan, at least until rig

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New Rocket Engine Could Cut Travel Time to Mars from Years to...

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A private company is working with the American space agency NASA to develop a new rocket that could greatly reduce space travel times. The engine for such a rocket will be designed to sharply increa

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Why Are Some Images Are More Memorable Than Others? - Neurosc...

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Summary: A new study reveals that the brain prioritizes remembering images that are harder to explain. Researchers used a computational model and behavioral experiments to show that scenes difficult

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Innovative NASA Solutions for Cleaning Up Space Debris Effici...

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NASAs new OTPS report identifies cost-effective methods for managing orbital debris, emphasizing direct risk and cost evaluations over 30 years. Credit: SciTechDaily.com New data analysis suggests

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Newly discovered comet brightens, grows tail as it heads towa...

Steve Janoski

A newly-discovered comet is set to pass Earth in October and by the time it does, it may be as bright as Venus in the night sky, making it visible to the naked eye. The comet named Tsuchinshan-ATLAS

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First Glimpse Inside Bizarre Planet Reveals What Makes It So ...

Michelle Starr

For the first time, the JWST has given us a detailed breakdown of the interior of a world outside our Solar System. The extremely strange exoplanet WASP-107b has an atmosphere surprisingly low in me

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'A force more powerful than gravity within the Earth': How ma...

Frank Close, Alexander McNamara

The image of an atom, with electrons swarming around a central nucleus bulging with protons and neutrons, is as iconic in our perception of science as the DNA helix or the rings of Saturn. But howeve

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Scientists discover what gave birth to Earth's unbreakable co...

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. The Earth beneath our feet may feel solid, stable, and seemingly eternal. But the continents we call home are unique among our planetary neighbors, and their formation has long

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Surprise Discovery Reveals Earliest Known Ancestor of Scorpio...

Michelle Starr

A segmented little beastie that swam Earth's seas nearly half a billion years ago has now been identified as the grandparent of spiders, scorpions, and horseshoe crabs. It's called Setapedites abund

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Man astonished by finding mysterious object along NC mountain...

Ryan Bisesi

A North Carolina man is sharing his story after just discovering a strange object that may have been from outer space. The object hasn't been inspected by aerospace experts, but the discovery has a

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'NASA Mohawk Guy' Bobak Ferdowski on his cameo in Netflix's '...

Jeff Spry

Helping to search for extraterrestrial life in all the right places, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) systems engineer Bobak Ferdowsi is a crowd favorite when it comes to building robotic spacecraft a

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Plants' Secret Glow: NASA's Key to Predicting Sudden Droughts...

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NASA scientists have found that satellite-tracked plant fluorescence can predict flash droughts months in advance, aiding mitigation and understanding carbon cycle impacts during droughts. Credit: NA

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NASA Alert: Massive 160-Foot Asteroid Nears Earth At 37,070 K...

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NASA Alert: Giant 160-Foot Asteroid, Comparable to Airplane, Approaching Earth Today

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Space photo of the week: NASA sees a 'Platypus' move on Jupit...

Jamie Carter

What it is: Europa, Jupiter's fourth-largest moon. Where it is: About 417,000 miles (671,000 kilometers) from Jupiter and 500 million miles (805 million km) from the sun. When it was shared: May 19

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SpaceX plans a Memorial Day morning Falcon 9 rocket launch fr...

Brooke Edwards

SpaceX has confirmed they are kicking off Memorial Day with a morning Starlink launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Launch Complex 40. Launch is targeted for 7:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, but the windo

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China's secretive spaceplane releases object into orbit - Spa...

Andrew Jones

HELSINKI Chinas experimental reusable spacecraft has released an unknown object into orbit while conducting its third mission. U.S. Space Force space domain awareness teams cataloged the object as 5

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Meet This 300 Million Year Old 'Spiky Spider'Found In One Of ...

Scott Travers

A captivating new species of arachnid from the late Carboniferous period is introduced in a new ... [+] article published in the Journal of Paleontology. Selden & Dunlop (2024) Many people harb

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The Largest Ice Shelf in Antarctica Is Behaving Oddly - SciTe...

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ByWashington University in St. LouisMay 25, 2024Research from Washington University in St. Louis reveals that the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica, roughly the size of France, is dislocated daily by an i

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The Brain Stores 10x More Info Than Thought - Neuroscience News

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Summary: Researchers developed a method to measure synaptic strength, precision of plasticity, and information storage in the brain. Using information theory, researchers found that synapses can stor

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When will you be able to see the International Space Station ...

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BUFFALO, N.Y. Whether it's the total solar eclipse, or the Northern Lights, or the Starlink satellite chain, the ability to see something unique in the sky is often determined by whether pesky clouds

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