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A man demonstrates the uSens Inc. Impression Pi virtual reality and augmented reality interactive device at CES Unveiled, a media preview event for CES International, Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, in Las Vegas. John Locher | AP The so-called metaverse has a “big time” investment case, according to Puerto Rican billionaire businessman Orlando Bravo. Bravo, co-founder
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Since it burst onto the scene with Bitcoin, blockchain has been linked with other cryptocurrencies, digital artwork and extraordinary energy consumption. The heart of blockchain, though, is a distributed ledger with important applications for the space sector. Space companies, academic researchers and government agencies are exploring how distributed ledgers can make supply chains more efficient,
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Men tend to store fat behind their abdominal wall, which pushes their abs outward and creates a protruding beer belly. And as they get older, they become more likely to grow a gut. That’s because their levels of testosterone —a sex hormone that helps keep men slim— decreases. MORE HEALTH SCIENCE CONTENT: Why Some People’s
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There’s a disconnect in the energy market, and it could lead to future supply shortages, Daniel Yergin, vice chairman of IHS Markit, told CNBC. International oil companies are under pressure to cut investments in traditional energy production at a time when demand for oil is growing — and that’s leading to a “preemptive underinvestment” in
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Tesla has started to deploy Starlink antennas at Supercharger stations in an apparent effort to offer satellite-based internet to owners while charging. The Supercharger network currently undeniably offers the best charging experience for electric cars. Other charging networks are closing the gap, but Tesla’s early investment in offering a great complimentary charging experience as opposed
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NASA astronaut Bob Behnken is a native of Missouri and a veteran of two space shuttle flights. Behnken flew STS-123 in March 2008 and STS-130 in February 2010, logging more than 708 hours in space, and more than 37 hours during six spacewalks. Behnken is currently serving as Joint Operations Commander on the first crewed
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FOLLOW MICHAEL STEVENS: http://www.Twitter.com/tweetsauce LINKS AND SOURCES BELOW Vsauce3 — What Does Star Wars Look Like?: http://youtu.be/Jq-NnQmI_2c Vsauce2 — Star Wars LÜT! http://bit.ly/14drXDc Science Friction episode on Star Wars in real life: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_Ubscwbs9E Richard Feynman talks about how mirrors ‘reverse’ things: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msN87y-iEx0 Mirror etymology: http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=mirror Infinity mirror room: http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2013/02/swing-to-infinity-inside-thilo-franks-mirrored-room/ Japanese TV show uses a REAL
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There are a lot of incredible things in space, but neutron stars are some of the most mind-blowing. From liquid plasma oceans on the surface to a possible neutron superfluid in the core — as you go deeper into a neutron star, the physics gets truly wild. SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow
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Freudian slips are actually an artifact of how your brain processes language! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Kevin Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie Magnone, Patrick Merrithew, Charles Southerland, Fatima Iqbal,
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Over its lifetime, the Earth has seen plenty of climate change. About 50 million years ago the planet experienced extreme cooling, and all from a little fern. We’ve been nominated for a Webby! Please vote: http://tinyurl.com/sswebby Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to
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Neal Stephenson Source: Mercatus Center at George Mason University Author Neal Stephenson shot to fame almost 30 years ago with the science-fiction novel “Snow Crash,” which envisioned a future dominated by mega-corporations and organized crime, competing for dominance in both the real world and the “metaverse,” a computer-generated world accessible through virtual reality headsets. Since
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WASHINGTON — While space companies are feeling the impacts of supply chain disruptions, traditional space companies are experiencing different effects than newer ones. Panelists during a session of the ASCEND conference by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Nov. 10 said that the shocks to the global supply chain caused by the pandemic highlighted
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In the past 2000 years, volcanic eruptions contributed to collapse of China’s most powerful dynasties and a study found that this resulted to temporary global cooling and affected agriculture. Large volcanic eruptions release sunlight-reflecting sulphate aerosols into the air, blocking sunlight for a year or two. The scarcity of warm atmosphere cools and dries climates,
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Download PDF Emerging from the overhanging canopy, our ravening eyes consumed a castle wreathed in low mist. Ruined, it rose against a silver sky where ravens screeched, jade retro data glancing off gliding wings. “That’s Castle Argiope,” says Reverend Gates. He’s a handsome fellow: tall, stern. But everyone’s avatar is attractive, and the reverend has
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For the first-time, some of the world’s most influential circular economy actors have come together to urge businesses to consider new ways of designing, producing and consuming goods — and their role in scaling change to meet climate targets. The U.N. Climate Change Conference, COP26, is hailed as a “make-or-break” moment for the world, one
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Palm cockatoo – the largest parrot in Australia – is well-known as the only non-human animal to make sound-related tools. This bird produces drumsticks to generate a rhythmic beat. Sadly, extinction is threatening the “Ringo Starr” of the avian world just like many other parrots.  The Queensland government listed palm cockatoo, also known as the
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Nature Video 12 November 2021 Your COP26 questions answered: Is it too late? Scientists are divided as COP26 reaches its crucial final day Dan Fox & Nick Petrić Howe Dan Fox View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Nick Petrić Howe View author publications You can also search
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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We’re doing science at 17,500 miles per hour! The International Space Station is a state-of-the-art microgravity laboratory that is unlocking discoveries not possible on Earth, and helping us push farther into deep space. We’re testing technologies that are critical to our return to the Moon and great leap to Mars. Station research has contributed to
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NEW LEANBACK: http://goo.gl/fp5ued VISIT Singapore!!! http://www.yoursingapore.com/ TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants There are Two Errors in the the Title of This Book: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1096663.There_Are_Two_Errors_in_the_the_Title_of_This_Book most hated baby names: http://www.babynamewizard.com/archives/2011/4/the-most-hated-baby-names-in-america Apple & Orange etymologies: http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=orange http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=apple&allowed_in_frame=0 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orange_(word) Fruit vs vegetable: http://www.livescience.com/33991-difference-fruits-vegetables.html Stigler’s Law: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_examples_of_Stigler’s_law misnomers: http://www.gunther.net.nz/category/words/ 10 Things You Didn’t Know Were Completely Misnamed http://www.paulnoll.com/Books/Clear-English/misnomer-01.html http://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/2006/feb/23/features11.g21 http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=WDT19060209.2.4 http://www.mssl.ucl.ac.uk/~pjs1/others/miscon.html
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Jupiter has a bunch of asteroids that are trapped in two specific points in its orbit! ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Patrick Merrithew, Will and Sonja Marple, Thomas J., Kevin Bealer,
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We can’t avoid having stress, and that’s not always a bad thing. But if you are dealing with a lot of stress every day, it might cause you physical harm. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum
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The pineapple. Sweet, juicy, and kind of painful. What is it about this tropical fruit that seems to bite us back? Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping
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WASHINGTON — The future of NASA’s SOFIA airborne observatory remains in limbo after the astrophysics decadal survey gave the program, proposed for termination by NASA, a vote of no-confidence. The astrophysics decadal survey final report, released Nov. 4, included sharp criticism of the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), a program that was identified as
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Learn how orange juice is produced and bottled 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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They say motorcycle riders are masters of calculated risk. And as much fun as I’ve had on several different models of electric motorcycles lately, I’m not sure I’d take a risk on the latest bike I’ve found. An affordably-priced highway-capable electric motorcycle from China sure sound enticing, but something tells me a bargain basement electric
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Nature Video 12 November 2021 The final hours: Nature reporters reflect on COP26 Nature’s team on the ground at COP26, reflect on their experience of the pivotal climate conference Flora Graham , Ehsan Masood , Quirin Schiermeier , Dan Fox & Nick Petrić Howe Flora Graham View author publications You can also search for this
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TAMPA, Fla. — Ten companies and organizations from across the space industry have vowed to devise concrete measures for reducing the amount of in-orbit debris by 2030. French satellite fleet operator Eutelsat, launch service provider Arianespace and U.S.-based Earth imagery venture Planet are among signatories of the Net Zero Space charter, which was launched Nov.
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