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May 12, 2019

University of Manitoba ‘Science Rendezvous’ tops 4,000 in attendance

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On Saturday, over 70 different booths were set up at the University of Manitoba’s campus, with each one showcasing a different aspect of science.

WATCH: Thousands flocked to the University of Manitoba to take in over 70 different hands on science demonstrations at this year’s “Science Rendezvous.” Marek Tkach reports.

For the 12th year in a row, ‘Science Rendezvous’ was organized and executed by over 700 U of M students.

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May 12, 2019

Gene-modified viruses rescue patient from drug-resistant ‘superbug’

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Scientists have modified the genes of viruses to nearly wipe out a drug-resistant bacteria.

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May 12, 2019

Can We Now Predict When A Neutron Star Will Give Birth To A Black Hole?

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A neutron star is perhaps one of the most awe-inspiring and mysterious things in the Universe. Composed almost entirely of neutrons with no net electrical charge, they are the final phase in the life-cycle of a giant star, born of the fiery explosions known as supernovae. They are also the densest known objects in the universe, a fact which often results in them becoming a black hole if they undergo a change in masspace and science black hole is in space science

For some time, astronomers have been confounded by this process, never knowing where or when a neutron star might make this final transformation. But thanks to a recent study by a team of researchers from Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany, it may now be possible to determine the absolute maximum mass that is required for a neutron star to collapse, giving birth to a new black hole. space and science black hole is in space science

As with everything else relating to neutron stars, the process by which they become black holes has long been a source of fascination and bewilderment for astronomers. As the densest of all objects in the known universe, their mass cannot grow without bound – meaning that any increase in mass will also cause an increase in their density. space and science black hole is in space science.

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May 12, 2019

How MCC Used Robotics to Successfully Restore Full Power for Station

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Robotics ground controllers in NASA’s Mission Control Center at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston successfully replaced a failed Main Bus Switching Unit (MBSU) on the International Space Station with a spare using robotic operations on Thursday, May 2. The operation to replace the failed unit was conducted using the station’s Canadarm2 and Dextre, both part of Canada’s contribution to the International Space Station.

Using complex robotic work to perform critical maintenance allows astronauts to spend more time working on scientific experiments and helps develop better technologies and procedures for future human and robotic exploration beyond low-Earth orbit.

“Developing new robotic systems is extremely important to get our astronauts back to the Moon by 2024,” Robotics Operations Systems Officer Mike Ferullo said. “The techniques and methods that we are developing with Dextre and Canadarm2 are directly applicable to future missions, and the construction and repair of any Moon-based mission will be done with robotics wherever possible. It’s an extremely exciting time to be involved in space robotics.

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May 12, 2019

How to Find Exoplanet Oceans

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How can we find an ocean on an exoplanet? Will we be able to find signatures of oceans on Earth-like planets in the coming decades?

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May 12, 2019

NASA would like you to record memories of the first Moon landing

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Apollo 11’s big moment turns 50 in July.

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May 12, 2019

Here’s Everything Jeff Bezos Said to Convince Humanity That Space Colonies Are the Future

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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, the wealthiest man on the planet, gave an hour-long presentation yesterday about his plans for humanity’s future living on the moon and in space colonies. It was a bit like watching a monologue from a sci-fi movie in a lot of ways. And now you can finally view the entire presentation online for yourself.

Fellow billionaire Elon Musk generally makes a point of offering a live video stream whenever he announces something important and futuristic like this. But Bezos and his space company Blue Origin didn’t post a video of yesterday’s event until the middle of the night. It’s a fascinating talk, but maybe livestream the thing next time, Jeff? This is the future we’re talking about, after all.

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May 12, 2019

Social Media at NASA

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It’s gravity-defying… It’s out-of-this-world! It’s three American astronauts and a Canadian astronaut, seen here aboard the International Space Station. These four, plus two cosmonauts not pictured, make up the crew currently living and working on the orbiting labohttps://go.nasa.gov/2Q7NM8ps://go.nasa.gov/2Q7NM8p

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May 12, 2019

The Infographics Show

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Hear me out, I am not saying this will be the case, but could the potential to build and colonize mars become the world only for the rich? I am sure if you ask Elon Musk or SpaceX in 2019 if that is the case, they would say that is not true. But how are people supposed to travel the s.

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May 11, 2019

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk reveals radical Starlink redesign for 60-satellite launch

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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has published the first official photo of the company’s near-final Starlink design and confirmed that Falcon 9 will launch a staggering 60 satellites on May 15th.

Known internally as Starlink v0.9, this mission will not be the first launch of operational satellites, but it will be the first internal SpaceX mission with a dedicated Falcon 9 launch. Additionally, the payload will be the heaviest yet launched by SpaceX, signifying an extraordinarily ambitious first step towards realizing the company’s ~12,000-satellite Starlink megaconstellation.

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