Daily Archives: 02.02.2021

When Galaxies Collide, Black Holes Don’t Always Get the Feast They Were Hoping for

What happens when galaxies collide? Well, if any humans are around in about a billion years, they might find out. That’s when our Milky Way galaxy is scheduled to collide with our neighbour the Andromeda galaxy. That event will be an epic, titanic, collision. The supermassive black holes at the center of both galaxies will feast on new material and ...

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Cosmic Opportunities №17

It seems that in a new year ladies are more active in the realization of their New Year’s Resolutions. Let’s wish them luck and interesting work in a new places. Glenn Sterenborg – 01’21 has left the “Orbital Insight”, he was VP, Product. Mariya Pirolli – 12’20 has left the “Orbital Insight”, she was Director, Head of Revenue Operations. 01’21 ...

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Expedition 64 Spacewalkers Complete ISS Upgrades, Battery Tasks

Photo Credit: NASA Expedition 64 spacewalkers Mike Hopkins and Victor Glover wrapped up a five-hour and 20-minute session of Extravehicular Activity (EVA) earlier today (Monday), during which they completed a four-year-plus campaign to replace 48 aging nickel-hydrogen batteries on the Integrated Truss Structure (ITS) of the International Space Station (ISS) with 24 smaller, lighter and more capable lithium-ion units. Video ...

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Retail Investors Flock to Coinbase While It’s Preparing For a Direct Listing

Source: Instagram, Coinbase As popular trading platform Robinhood run into troubles, retail investors who are looking for new ways to trade, seem to have set their eyes on the US-based crypto exchange Coinbase, while the company is preparing for a direct listing. There is now a reason to believe that we are seeing retail investors coming into the crypto space, ...

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Public Market Verdict: The Unicorn Binge Wasn’t Crazy; It Was Really Profitable

It’s hard to imagine, but there was a time not too long ago when billion-dollar startups were exceedingly rare. Back in 2013, venture investor Aileen Lee, founder of Cowboy Ventures1, penned an essay coining the term “unicorn” to describe VC-funded companies valued at $1 billion or more. At the time, she could count just 14 still-private companies less than a ...

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Euro zone GDP falls less than expected at end of 2020

Eurostat said its preliminary flash estimate showed that GDP in the euro zone fell by 0.7% quarter-on-quarter, for a 5.1% year-on-year decline The euro zone economy contracted less than expected in the fourth quarter of 2020 amid pandemic-induced lockdowns, initial EU estimates showed today. But the euro zone may be heading for another, probably steeper decline in the first quarter ...

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Entrepreneur books SpaceX flight to benefit children’s research hospital

STORY WRITTEN FOR  & USED WITH PERMISSION Entrepreneur Jared Isaacman, founder and CEO of Shift4 Payments and a veteran jet pilot with more than 6,000 hours flying time, is chartering a SpaceX Crew Dragon flight to low-Earth orbit for a purely private, non-government mission that will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Isaacman is shown here at the controls of a ...

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TruTrace and Applied DNA Sciences collaborate on blockchain-based cannabis validation

Applied DNA Sciences (APDN) and TruTrace Technologies (TruTrace) are cooperating to create a platform that offers end-to-end traceability and transparency within the cannabis industry. Their integrated solution combines TruTrace’s blockchain-based SaaS (software as a service), StrainSecure, with APDN’s molecular tagging system, CertainT, to deliver a secure platform that will increase supply chain visibility. TruTrace’s software is currently used throughout global ...

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