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A new dinosaur species was discovered decades after its bones were excavated - CNN
The Brighstoneus simmondsi, a species from the Lower Cretaceous period, was named after a doctoral student took a closer look at some archived bones.
https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/10/world/new...


International Space Station Dodges Chinese Space Junk - The New York Times
The object was expected to make a close pass with the outpost in orbit on Thursday night.
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/10/scien...


Watch SpaceX launch the Crew-3 mission for NASA, the company's fifth human spaceflight - CNBC
Elon Musk's SpaceX is planning to launch four astronauts from Florida on Wednesday.
https://www.cprtestcenter.com/states/NM/...


Humans are guilty of breaking an oceanic law of nature: study - Phys.org
A new international study carried out by the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB) has examined the distribution of biomass across all life in the oceans, from bacteria to whales. Their quantific…
https://www.cprtestcenter.com/states/ME/...


Researchers may have unlocked function of mysterious structure found on neurons - Phys.org
For 30 years, mysterious clusters of proteins found on the cell body of neurons in the hippocampus, a part of the brain, both intrigued and baffled James Trimmer.
https://phys.org/news/2021-11-function-m...


This mysterious frog re-evolved a full set of teeth - National Geographic
More than 200 million years ago, modern frogs’ ancestors lost the teeth in their lower jaws. How did Guenther’s marsupial frog regain them?
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/anima...


NASA Perseverance rover roughs up a Mars rock, peers at 'something no one's ever seen' - CNET
Perseverance also spots a wonderfully triangular white speck after it goes to work on the layered rock.
https://www.cnet.com/news/nasa-mars-rove...


A Famous Dark Matter Signal Is Probably Coming From Something Else - Gizmodo
An underground experiment in South Korea has turned up nothing, suggesting an intriguing observation from 2017 was a red herring.
https://gizmodo.com/a-famous-dark-matter...


Scientists link an odd reaction to a barrier in the center of the Milky Way - Inverse
Researchers found a dip in the otherwise uniform density of cosmic rays at the center of the Milky Way.
https://www.inverse.com/science/barrier-...


How Do You See Inside a Volcano? Try a Storm of Cosmic Particles. - The New York Times
Muography, a technique used to peer inside nuclear reactors and Egyptian pyramids, could help map the innards of the world’s most hazardous volcanoes.
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/10/scien...


New NASA video takes you plummeting through Venus' atmosphere - Space.com
NASA has released a new video highlighting the DAVINCI mission and the science it will conduct at our twin planet.
https://www.space.com/nasa-davinci-venus...


The Moon's top layer alone has enough oxygen to sustain 8 billion people for 100,000 years - The Conversation AU
The next big frontier in space exploration is finding ways to effectively harness oxygen contained within Moon dust. What will it take?
https://theconversation.com/the-moons-to...


New research helps explain the genetic basis for why we look the way we do - Phys.org
Which genes control the defining features that make us look as we do? And how do they make it happen?
https://phys.org/news/2021-11-genetic-ba...


Creating Time Crystals Using New Quantum Computing Architectures - SciTechDaily
UC Berkeley physicist Norman Yao first described five years ago how to make a time crystal — a new form of matter whose patterns repeat in time instead of space. Unlike crystals of emerald or ruby, however, those time crystals existed for only a fraction of a…
https://scitechdaily.com/creating-time-c...


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