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ESA researchers built a plant that can extract oxygen from the moon - TechSpot
European Space Agency (ESA) researchers have begun extracting oxygen from simulated moon dust. A reclamation plant has been built at the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in the Netherlands that can remove and harness oxygen from lunar reg…
https://www.cprtestcenter.com/states/PA/...


SpaceX's inflight abort test paves way to commercial human spaceflight | TheHill - The Hill
A commercial space launch industry, with companies such as SpaceX and Boeing competing against one another, has every potential to lower the cost of space travel.
https://thehill.com/opinion/technology/4...


Tipping mechanisms could spark societal change toward climate stabilization - Phys.org
Limiting global warming to well below 2 degrees C requires a decarbonized world by 2050 at the latest, and a corresponding global transformation of the energy and land use systems of societies around the world. To achieve this goal of net-zero carbon by 2050,…
https://phys.org/news/2020-01-mechanisms...


NASA watched the ice in this Mars crater dance over a dozen years - CNET
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captures a beautiful view of a shifting Martian landscape over time.
https://www.cnet.com/news/nasa-watched-t...


SpaceX is already launching more Starlink satellites: How to watch - CNET
Elon Musk is already the world's largest satellite constellation operator, but he's just getting going.
https://www.cnet.com/how-to/spacex-is-al...


'Dancing dragon' feathered dinosaur fossil discovered in China - CNN
About 120 million years ago, a "dancing dragon" lived in China's Jehol Province. The discovery of a fossil belonging to the small feathered dinosaur is new to science and helps bridge the gap between dinosaurs and birds.
https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/20/world/new...


Astronomers find an oddball asteroid entirely inside the orbit of Venus - Ars Technica
"Getting past the orbit of Venus must have been challenging."
https://www.cprtestcenter.com/states/SD/...


CFCs responsible for half of Arctic sea-ice loss - Chemistry World
Halogenated compounds responsible for one third of global warming in the late 20th century
https://www.cprtestcenter.com/states/AL/...


Discovery shows early galaxies could have very short lives - Engadget
A galaxy was already dying about 1.5 billion years after the Big Bang.
https://www.engadget.com/2020/01/20/fart...


Scientists were stumped when seabirds started dying. Now they have answers - Phys.org
In the fall of 2015, two years into a heatwave in the Pacific Ocean colloquially known as "the Blob," an unusually large influx of common murres, a small northern seabird, began to wash ashore.
https://phys.org/news/2020-01-scientists...


Elon Musk Says He's `Fired Up' as SpaceX Steps Toward Crewed Flights - Bloomberg Markets and Finance
Jan.20 -- Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket company passed a crucial safety test Sunday, clearing its last major hurdle to an historic first crewed flight for NASA, ...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tFDRqMA...


What's the Most Monogamous Animal? - Gizmodo
Animals, we know, typically lack the hang-ups that make human mating so difficult. You won’t find a bonobo moping around, stewing in jealousy. Nor will you find a bonobo contentedly fucking his or her bonobo-spouse to the exclusion of all other viable bonobos…
https://gizmodo.com/whats-the-most-monog...


Laser diode emits deep UV light - Phys.org
Nagoya University scientists, in cooperation with Asahi Kasei Corporation, have designed a laser diode that emits deep-ultraviolet light, and have published a paper in the journal Applied Physics Express.
https://phys.org/news/2020-01-laser-diod...


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