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The test took place during the Super Bowl yesterdayElon Musk/SpaceX SpaceX has successfully test fired its powerful new Raptor rocket engine, which could take humans to Mars and other destinations on the company’s Starship vehicle in the not-too-distant future. On Twitter yesterday, Sunday February 3, CEO Elon Musk tweeted two videos showing the first full-scale Raptor
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Missions are pretty straightforward things. You have your objectives that you want to complete. You have your plan of action. You know what the potential threats are. You know what you have to do to get the job done. And you know the risks. And once you accept the mission you commence to action. Follow the
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Denisova caves is a cave system in the Altai mountains, Siberia, Russia. The cave is of great paleoarchaeological and paleontological interest. photo credit: GettyGetty Denisova Cave, located in the foothills of the Altai mountains, is an extraordinarily important place in the history of human evolution. For over 300,000 years, this cave was the home to
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Giant oarfish, 1850. Hulton Archive/Getty Images In Japanese folklore, animals play an important role in the origin of earthquakes. According to a popular story, the cause of earthquakes is the giant catfish Namazu. Hiding somewhere beneath the Japanese mainland, sometimes he wiggles his tail, causing an
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The satellites will be launched on the company’s New Glenn rocketBlue Origin Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin announced Thursday, January 31 that it has signed an agreement to launch satellites for Canadian telecommunications company Telesat. Telesat is one of several companies racing to build satellite internet in low Earth orbit, a list that includes Elon Musk’s
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Scientists using sophisticated techniques to determine the age of bone fragments, teeth and artifacts unearthed in a Siberian cave have provided new insight into a mysterious extinct human species that may have been more advanced than previously known. The entrance to Denisova Cave, which contains evidence of previous habitation by extinct human
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FILE PHOTO: The logo of state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), the country’s biggest defence contractor, is seen at their offices next to Ben Gurion International airport, near Or Yehuda, Israel February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Baz Ratner JERUSALEM (Reuters) – State-owned Israel Aerospace Industries on Tuesday said it has partnered with Germany’s OHB System for a European
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The first rover on Mars, 1997’s Sojourner, far exceeded its expected mission lifetime and capabilities. Opportunity and Spirit, its immediate successors, were launched in 2003, and were far superior in terms of capability and ambition. Today marks the 15th anniversary of Opportunity’s landing on Mars, but it’s bittersweet; it’s the first time we have an
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In shallow warm seas about 247 million years ago in what is now China, an oddball marine reptile flourished in the aftermath of Earth’s worst mass extinction, possessing a duckbilled snout and unusually small eyes that made it resemble a platypus. Artist’s impression of the Triassic Period marine reptileÊEretmorhipis carrolldongi, which evolved
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt. Photographer: Cole Burston/Bloomberg© 2017 Bloomberg Finance LP Eric Schmidt, the former CEO of Google, has been appointed chairman of a US government artificial intelligence advisory group. The advisory group, known as the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence, will advise on the national
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Chief Happiness OfficersPexels Royalty Free Does your organization have a Chief Happiness Officer? No? Well, it shouldn’t. At least not a dedicated one. That’s what your CEO/PO/Department Head/Team Leader is for. Not what they are for “as well” or “in addition to their real business role” – literally the entire purpose of any leader ought
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