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InSight’s ‘Mole’ is Now Completely buried! - Universe Today
Progress is very slow for the InSight Lander's Mole. But it's still progress. The mole is now finally buried, but hammering won't resume until January 2021.
https://www.universetoday.com/148379/ins...


Footprints from 10,000 years ago reveal treacherous trek of traveler, toddler - CNET
Human prints found in a dried-up New Mexico lakebed tell a dramatic story of perseverance.
https://www.cnet.com/news/footprints-fro...


Why we don't know exactly what happened during a near-collision in space - CNN
Space traffic experts tracked two pieces of orbital garbage that appeared to be careening toward each other on Thursday night: a defunct Soviet satellite and a discarded Chinese rocket booster. Ultimately, the two objects narrowly missed each other, according…
https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/16/tech/spac...


Warm pasta helps hot, angry neutron stars cool down - Livescience.com
It's all about knowing where to dump your momentum.
https://www.cprtestcenter.com/states/PA/...


Deep-sea corals reveal secrets of rapid carbon dioxide increase as the last ice age ended - Phys.org
The Southern Ocean played a critical role in the rapid atmospheric carbon dioxide increase during the last deglaciation that took place 20,000 to 10,000 years ago, according to a new report by Boston College geochemist Xingchen (Tony) Wang and an internationa…
https://phys.org/news/2020-10-deep-sea-c...


Celebrity star Betelgeuse is smaller and closer to us than we knew - CNET
If you were hoping to see it go supernova, then you're going to be bummed by this latest news.
https://www.cnet.com/news/celebrity-star...


Intense, indoor sports raise coronavirus risk, CDC warns, citing 14 infected at ice hockey game - Fox News
Intense, indoor sports can contribute to COVID-19 transmission, per a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which cited an ice hockey game resulting in 15 infected individuals.
https://www.foxnews.com/health/intense-i...


SpaceX Indicates More Beta Testers Are Receiving Access to Starlink - PCMag
SpaceX’s presentation to the FCC also shows the company has introduced a software upgrade that can boost the satellite network’s speeds by 2.5 times from the previous speed tests
https://www.cprtestcenter.com/states/WV/...


Dodos killed by deadly combination of humans and MEGADROUGHT - Daily Mail
Researchers from the University of Innsbruck studied climate data and mineral deposits in Madagascar and the Mascarene Islands dating back 8,000 years.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/...


Groundbreaking discovery finally proves rain really can move mountains - Phys.org
A pioneering technique that captures precisely how mountains bend to the will of raindrops has helped to solve a long-standing scientific enigma.
https://phys.org/news/2020-10-groundbrea...


Huge, 'Impossible' Crystals in Denmark Have Finally Been Explained by Scientists - ScienceAlert
As geological puzzles go, it's a pretty good one. In the global greenhouse conditions of the early Eocene (56-48 million years ago), how did huge numbers of giant glendonite crystals manage to form?
https://www.sciencealert.com/mysterious-...


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