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SpaceX Wants to Launch 30,000 More Starlink Satellites

SpaceX recently filed a request to launch 30,000 more Starlink satellites to space. (Photo Credit: SpaceX) SpaceX’s Starlink constellation, a massive internet network based in space, may be expanding in the future. The company recently requested permission from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to launch 30,000 more Starlink satellites, SpaceNews reported. SpaceX’s Starlink constellation was introduced …

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Astronomers Use Massive Galaxy Cluster to ‘Peer Back in Time’

Astronomers recently used a giant cluster of galaxies as an X-ray magnifying lens to spot a tiny, star-forming dwarf galaxy for the first time. The team, which was able to “peer back in time” to approximately 9.4 billion years ago, detected the tiny dwarf galaxy, which was experiencing its first, high-energy stages of star formation, …

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‘Drunk’ Bees Are Stumbling Around Australian Parliament House

The head beekeeper of Australia’s Parliament House (APH) explained why “intoxicated” bees have been showing up in the area. (Photo Credit: Cormac Farrell / Twitter) A group of bees in Australia are taking the term “buzzed” to a new level: People have noticed the flying insects stumbling around Australia’s Parliament House (APH) in Canberra and …

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These New Coca-Cola Bottles Are Made From Marine Plastic

Coca-Cola announced new plastic bottles made with 25 percent marine plastic. (Photo Credit: The Coca-Cola Co. / YouTube) Coca-Cola has done all kinds of gimmicky things with the labels on its bottles over the years. This new one’s actually telling you a little something about the bottle it is wrapped around. The greenish background and …

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NASA’s Ionosphere-Focused ICON Mission Is Set to Launch to Space

NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) satellite is ready to explore the region where our planet’s weather and space weather meet. The agency’s ICON satellite is set to takeoff from a Northrop Grumman Pegasus XL rocket carried by an L-1011 Stargazer aircraft from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, on Wednesday, NASA said in a press release. …

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Hubble Space Telescope Gets Close-Up View of Not-So-‘Dead’ Galaxy

The Hubble Space Telescope took a close-up view of Messier 110, a neighboring galaxy that is home to a population of young, blue stars. (Photo Credit: ESA / Hubble & NASA, L. Ferrarese et al.) Messier 110, a neighboring galaxy of the Milky Way, may not look as dazzling as other celestial sights, but the …

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