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NASA's Perseverance Rover Collects First Mars Rock Sample – NASA's Mars Exploration Program - NASA Mars Exploration
The rock core is now enclosed in an airtight titanium sample tube, and will be available for retrieval in the future.
https://mars.nasa.gov/news/9029/nasas-pe...


World’s largest triceratops skeleton going up for auction could fetch more than $1.4M - Fox Business
The fossilized skeleton known as “Big John” will be sold by the Drouot auction house in Paris on Oct. 21.
https://www.cprtestcenter.com/states/TN/...


This Australian duck says ‘You bloody fool’ and can imitate other sounds — and scientists couldn’t be more fascinated - ZME Science
This rare display of acquired vocalization could help scientists unravel the origin of speech and language in humans.
https://www.zmescience.com/ecology/anima...


Japan's H3 rocket awaiting final engine certification for first flight - NASASpaceFlight.com - NASASpaceflight.com
Japan’s third-generation liquid hydrogen-powered rocket, H3, is nearing closer to its first launch. The H3…
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2021/09/...


House budget reconciliation package funds NASA infrastructure but not lunar lander work - SpaceNews
The House Science Committee will mark up its portion of a multitrillion-dollar spending bill this week that funds NASA infrastructure but not lunar landers.
https://www.cprtestcenter.com/states/NC/...


China's Zhurong rover snaps panorama of Mars to mark 100th day - Daily Mail
China's Zhurong rover has worked on Mars' surface for 100 days and to honour the milestone the Beijing-based China National Space Administration released this panoramic image.
https://www.cprtestcenter.com/states/MS/...


'Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space,' a docuseries on SpaceX's 1st all-civilian spaceflight, launches on Netflix - Space.com
Time Studios and Netflix are chronicling the mission, which launches Sept. 15.
https://www.space.com/spacex-inspiration...


Hubble discovers hydrogen-burning white dwarfs enjoying slow aging - Phys.org
The prevalent view of white dwarfs as inert, slowly cooling stars has been challenged by observations from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. An international group of astronomers have discovered the first evidence that white dwarfs can slow down their rate…
https://phys.org/news/2021-09-hubble-hyd...


Novel imaging method reveals a surprising arrangement of DNA in the cell's nucleus - Phys.org
If you open a biology textbook and run through the images depicting how DNA is organized in the cell's nucleus, chances are you'll start feeling hungry; the chains of DNA would seem like a bowl of ramen: long strings floating in liquid. However, according to …
https://phys.org/news/2021-09-imaging-me...


Viruses may exist ‘elsewhere in the universe’, warns scientist - The Guardian
Prof Paul Davies suggests viruses may form vital part of ecosystems on other planets
https://amp.theguardian.com/science/2021...


New ultra-hot Jupiter exoplanet discovered - Phys.org
An international team of astronomers has detected a new ultra-hot Jupiter extrasolar planet using NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). The newfound alien world is nearly two times larger than Jupiter and has a misaligned orbit. The finding is …
https://phys.org/news/2021-09-ultra-hot-...


Novel Metal Discovered Where Electrons Flow in the Same Way Water Flows in a Pipe - SciTechDaily
The findings confirm theoretical predictions that certain metallic specimens could support an electron-phonon liquid phase. A team of researchers from Boston College has created a new metallic specimen where the motion of electrons flows in the same way water…
https://scitechdaily.com/novel-metal-dis...


China's Chang'e-5 orbiter is heading back to the moon - SpaceNews
The Chang’e-5 orbiter module which facilitated China’s complex lunar sample return last year is on its way to the moon following deep space tests.
https://spacenews.com/chinas-change-5-or...


Scientists say a telescope on the Moon could advance physics — and they're hoping to build one - Raw Story
Humans are reliant on the Moon for far more than most realize. The natural satellite that lights up the nighttime sky moderates Earth's tilt, creating a more stable and livable climate for us here on Earth. Without the Moon, there would be no seasons. And, th…
https://www.rawstory.com/moon-telescope/


Why is the color blue so rare in nature? - Livescience.com
Feeling blue? That color isn't as common as you may think.
https://www.livescience.com/why-blue-rar...


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