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Nasa: Ozone layer hole at smallest on record – ‘great news’ for humanity

The Antarctic ozone hole was first discovered in the 1970s (Image: Nasa) A ‘hole’ in the ozone layer over Antarctica has shrunk to its smallest size on record, Nasa has announced. The ozone layer is a part of the Earth’s atmosphere which protects the Earth from the sun’s dangerous cancer-causing ultraviolet radiation. In the 1970s …

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Aliens could ‘invade’ our solar system using tiny robots and we might not even notice

An illustration of the solar system (Image: Nasa) Here on Earth, you know a country has been conquered when loads of tanks, attacks helicopters and burly great soldiers roll into town. But aliens could ‘invade’ our solar system using tiny ‘micro-robots’ which astronomers would probably fail to spot unless they knew exactly what to look …

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NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope Captures Asteroid Zipping by Crab Nebula – TechEBlog

Photo credit: Astro Melina via RTEver since NASA and ESA gave the public access to its Hubble Space Telescope archives, amateur astronomers have come across some magnificent photographs that would have otherwise gone unnoticed, like this image of an asteroid crossing in front of the Crab Nebula. Melina Thévenot found this image while searching through …

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No to NASA’s Gateway, yes to China – GeekWire

During a discussion presented by the International Academy of Astronautics in Washington, D.C., Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin recalls how enthusiastically he and his crewmates were greeted during a post-mission goodwill tour.(GeekWire Photo / Alan Boyle) WASHINGTON, D.C. — Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin says there’s no need for the lunar-orbiting Gateway outpost that plays …

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NASA Space App Challenge 2019 To Tackle Crop Burning And Lunar Dust

The NASA Space App Challange 2019 is an open innovation and incubation program. It’s meant to publicly share data to come up with some unique and meaningful solutions to several problems related to space and on Earth. Chatting with us, Keshav Tiwari, NASA Space Apps India head, expressed his views on the hackathon and how …

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Elon Musk’s Cannabis Controversy Sparks NASA Probe

Last year Elon Musk, lover of Harambe and non-unionized workforces, decided to light up a legal joint on air during the Joe Rogan podcast. And while his red pot-huffing face is a funny picture to use whenever posting about him, Musk’s partners at NASA weren’t thrilled about this kind of weed buffoonery being associated with …

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