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Trump border wall could split SpaceX’s Texas launchpad in two - Los Angeles Times
Elon Musk’s SpaceX has a big stake in the battle over border security being waged in Congress: a launchpad on the U.S.-Mexico border.

We Finally Know When Our Milky Way Will Crash Into the Andromeda Galaxy -
The monster collision between our Milky Way and fellow spiral galaxy Andromeda will occur about 4.5 billion years from now, rather than in 3.9 billion years.

Nasa administrator announces plans to ‘go to the moon and stay’ - The Independent
The administrator of Nasa says the goal is to put humans back on the moon within the decade

Drug companies are sitting on generics—43% of recently approved aren’t for sale - Ars Technica
You pay more for medicine because hundreds of generics aren't for sale.

Researchers Developed a Technique to Turn Nearly a Quarter of Our Plastic Waste into Fuel - Motherboard
The process could help convert millions of tons of plastic we generate every year into an gasoline and diesel-like fuel.

Remembering our Fallen Heroes on This Week @NASA – February 8, 2019 - NASA
Remembering our fallen heroes, a milestone for our InSight lander on Mars, and, data released on our global temperature … a few of the stories to tell you ab...

Two sea level studies have some good news, bad news - Ars Technica
A second look at a shocking 2016 study, plus the climate impacts of melting ice.

360 Video: Curiosity rover departs Vera Rubin Ridge -
After exploring Mars' Vera Rubin Ridge for more than a year, NASA's Curiosity rover recently moved on. But a new 360-video lets the public visit Curiosity's final drill site on the ridge, an area nicknamed "Rock Hall." The video was created from a panorama ta…

Researchers add porous envelope to aluminum plasmonics -
When Rice University chemist and engineer Hossein Robatjazi set out to marry a molecular sieve called MOF to a plasmonic aluminum nanoparticle two years ago, he never imagined the key would be the same process nature uses to petrify wood.

This is the last image the planet-hunting Kepler telescope ever took - MIT Technology Review
The photo was taken on September 25, 2018, not long before the space telescope turned off forever.

Chinese satellite snaps rare photo of moon's far side with Earth in the background - NBC News
A new photo taken by China’s Longjiang-2 satellite, part of the country's Chang'e 4 mission, affords a rare view of the lunar far side alongside a tiny Earth.

Scientists say bees can do basic math - CNN
Honeybees can add and subtract if trained to do so, according to a study published in Science Advances.

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