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Ed Stone, who led NASA's iconic Voyager project dies.

Ed Stone, who led NASA's iconic Voyager project dies.
Ed Stone, who served as the project scientist for NASA's groundbreaking Voyager mission from 1972 to 2022, died on Sunday (June 9) at the age of 88. Voyager launched twin probes on a "grand tour" of the solar system's giant planets in 1977. The two spacecra…
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Apple Finally Announces Calculator App For iPad After 14 Years.

Apple Finally Announces Calculator App For iPad After 14 Years.
The app is part of iPadOS 18 that features special Apple Pencil support and a new Math Notes feature. The new feature allows users to write down math problems and it will solve them. The app also includes a History feature that contains a history of previous calculations, as…
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Solar flare blasts out strongest radiation storm since 2017.

Solar flare blasts out strongest radiation storm since 2017.
Beastly sunspot AR3697 has made headlines again just before it makes another exit. The sunspot region, formerly known as AR3664, produced the historic geomagnetic storm that led to May's global auroras. On Saturday (June 8), the sunspot fired off a M9.7-class solar flare…
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Water frost on Mars discovered near Red Planet's equator.

Water frost on Mars discovered near Red Planet's equator.
Water frost has been spotted at the equator of Mars for the first time. In this region of the Red Planet, equivalent to its tropics, it was previously believed that it would be impossible for frost to exist.  The discovery could be crucial to modeling where water exists on M…
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Microplastics found in every human semen sample tested in study.

Microplastics found in every human semen sample tested in study.
Microplastic pollution has been found in all human semen samples tested in a study, and researchers say further research on the potential harm to reproduction is “imperative”. Sperm counts in men have been falling for decades and 40% of low counts remain unexplained, althoug…
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Apollo 8 astronaut dies in fiery plane crash.

Apollo 8 astronaut dies in fiery plane crash.
Apollo 8 astronaut William Anders died in a fiery plane crash over Puget Sound in Washington on Friday. The tragic incident was caught on video. Anders was 90. At the time of the airplane crash, Anders was piloting his vintage Beechcraft T-34 Mentor – a single-engine, propel…
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Dick Van Dyke, 98, becomes oldest Emmy winner ever.

Dick Van Dyke, 98, becomes oldest Emmy winner ever.
Legendary Hollywood performer Dick Van Dyke made history at the 51st Daytime Emmy Awards at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles. On Friday, the 98-year-old actor, singer and dancer became the oldest Daytime Emmy winner when he took home the trophy for Best Guest Perf…
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Boeing launches NASA astronauts for the first time after years of delays.

Boeing launches NASA astronauts for the first time after years of delays.
Boeing launched astronauts for the first time Wednesday, belatedly joining SpaceX as a second taxi service for NASA. A pair of NASA test pilots blasted off aboard Boeing’s Starliner capsule for the International Space Station, the first to fly the new spacecraft. The trip by …
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The chicken and egg problem of fighting another flu pandemic.

The chicken and egg problem of fighting another flu pandemic.
Even a peep of news about a new flu pandemic is enough to set scientists clucking about eggs. They worried about them in 2005, and in 2009, and they’re worrying now. That’s because millions of fertilized hen eggs are still the main ingredient in making vaccines that, hopeful…
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A Russian cosmonaut becomes the first person to spend 1,000 days in space.

A Russian cosmonaut becomes the first person to spend 1,000 days in space.
A 59-year-old Russian cosmonaut has become the first person to spend 1,000 days in space, Russian space agency Roscosmos said Wednesday. Oleg Kononenko achieved the milestone on Tuesday, having made five journeys to the International Space Station dating back to 2008. His cur…
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