Month: May 2020

WASHINGTON — Virgin Galactic conducted the first test flight of SpaceShipTwo from its New Mexico spaceport May 1 as the company edges closer to finally beginning commercial flights of the suborbital spaceplane. The company’s WhiteKnightTwo aircraft, with the VSS Unity SpaceShipTwo attached to it, took off shortly before 11 a.m. Eastern from Spaceport America in
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Easy to wear but not easy to make, learn how belts are made in factories. Stream Full Episodes of How It’s Made: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel Follow us on Twitter: Tweets by ScienceChannel Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ScienceChannel/
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By the summer of 2016, Marie Outtier had spent eight years as a consultant advising media agencies and martech companies on marketing growth strategy. Pierre-Jean “PJ” Camillieri started as a music software engineer before joining one of Apple’s consumer electronics divisions. Inspired by Siri, he left to start Timista, a smart lifestyle assistant. When the
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The Oxford University’s Jenner Institute forged a partnership with Astra Zeneca for the development and distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine that the Jenner Institute is developing. Oxford University’s Jenner Institute appears to be one of the groups worldwide ahead in the race in developing a vaccine against COVID-19. The institute is not a commercial biopharma, but their focus is
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Satellite images and other data can be analyzed to forecast potential spreads of the disease and move resources to help combat it. WASHINGTON — Using overhead satellite imagery and analytics software, geospatial data companies track the global impact of the coronavirus pandemic. They forecast trends such as shortages of supplies and identify areas where there
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Week in Review Commentary on this week’s news highlights begins at 7:05. Downturn signals opportunity for climate-aligned investing Amazon’s commitment to working forests and how businesses can really protect trees  The state of the sustainability profession in uncertain times (commentary from John Davies, senior analyst at GreenBiz; Peggy Brannigan, senior program manager, global environmental sustainability
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How can a substance be a solid, liquid, and gas all at the same time? See the process scientists describe as “The Triple Point.” | For more Outrageous Acts of Science, visit http://science.discovery.com/tv-shows/outrageous-acts-of-science/#mkcpgn=ytsci1 Catch Outrageous Acts of Science Saturdays at 9/8c on Science! Subscribe to Science Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciencechannel Watch full episodes: http://bit.ly/OutrageousActsFullEpisodes Check out SCI2
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NASA on Thursday selected space firms SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Dynetics to build lunar landing systems that can carry astronauts to the moon by 2024, the White House’s accelerated deadline under the space agency’s moon-to-Mars campaign. The three companies, which include firms of tech billionaires Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, will share $967 million (roughly
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SAN FRANCISCO – Maxar Technologies is on track to begin integrating Earth-imaging sensors built by Raytheon Intelligence & Space with WorldView Legion satellites this summer in spite of challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. Workers spaced apart and wearing personal protective gear are integrating and testing satellites in San Francisco Bay Area facilities for Maxar
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CHAMBLON, Switzerland (Reuters) – In the battle against coronavirus, Swiss soldiers are using smartphones to test a new contact tracing application that could prevent infections while also protecting users’ privacy. A Swiss soldier shows on a mobile device the contact tracking application created by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), using Bluetooth and
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Find out how today’s synthetic fishing line is woven, baked, tested and spooled to be extra durable. | http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Watch full episodes: http://bit.ly/HowItsMadeFullEpisodes Subscribe to Science Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciencechannel Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT Download the TestTube app: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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Of course, you love your four-legged friends but the smell they leave in your carpets and artificial grass can be quite irritating. Here are some Stain and Odor Eliminator from Amazon.com that will help solve your problem. (Photo : Amazon)Rocco & Roxie Professional Strength Stain & Odor Eliminator Do you feel like giving up with
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When Apple reported second-quarter earnings on Thursday, company executives didn’t provide financial guidance for the quarter ending in June. CEO Tim Cook said in an interview with CNBC’s Josh Lipton that the company made that decision because “it’s hard to see out the windshield to know what the next 60 days look like.” But both
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An experimental vaccine for COVID-19 from Sinovac Biotech in Beijing.Credit: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Less than five months after the world first learnt about the new coronavirus causing fatal pneumonia in Wuhan, China, there are more than 90 vaccines for the virus at various stages of development, with more announced each week. At least six are already
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