Daily Archives: 03.02.2021

By Measuring Light From Individual Stars Between Galaxy Clusters, Astronomers Find Clues About Dark Matter

Astronomers have been able to measure an extremely faint glow of light within galaxy clusters, and that measurement came with a surprise: it traced the amount of invisible dark matter, something that scientists have been trying to pin down for decades. Using the latest data release of the Dark Energy Survey, a massive scan of the sky designed to map ...

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Dogecoin Dumped, Tron Dumped, Now XRP Doubles And Dumps

Source: Adobe/zilvergolf As coordinated price pumping campaigns keep spreading, the price of XRP has doubled in the past two days and then dived, following in the footsteps of two other recently pumped coins. (Updated at 12:00 PM UTC with a response from Ripple. Updated at 16:00 UTC with the latest price data. Updated at 16:26 UTC with a new comment ...

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Mental Health Benefits Provider Lyra Health Boosts Valuation to $2.3B With Latest Raise

Less than six months after gaining unicorn status following a $110 million Series D round, mental health care benefits provider Lyra Health is back with another significant round of funding, an $187 million Series E. The Burlingame, California-based company hinted back in December that it was looking to raise new funds. Addition, which led the Series D, led this new ...

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Second Hot Fire Test NET 21 Feb, As Artemis-1 Booster Stacking Continues

Stacking of the twin five-segment Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs) continues in the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB), as NASA zeroes-in on late February for its second Hot Fire Test. Photo Credit: Jeff Seibert/AmericaSpace Following last month’s brief ignition of four shuttle-era RS-25 engines at the base of the Core Stage for the first Space Launch System (SLS), NASA has announced that ...

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SpaceX Starship prototype lost in test flight landing mishap

STORY WRITTEN FOR  & USED WITH PERMISSION A prototype SpaceX Starship vehicle exploded on touchdown after a successful climb and descent. Image: SpaceX. SpaceX launched a prototype Starship rocket Tuesday from its Boca Chica, Texas, flight facility, successfully sending the silver booster up to an altitude of about six miles as planned. But the unpiloted test flight ended with a spectacular ...

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NASA’s Perseverance Pays Off Back Home

A laser-light sensor that can identify bacteria in a wound may sound far-fetched, but it’s already becoming a reality, thanks in part to NASA’s Mars Exploration Program. The technology is going to Mars for the first time on Perseverance, which will touch down on the Red Planet in February, but it’s already detecting trace contaminants in pharmaceutical manufacturing, wastewater treatment, ...

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SimpleMoneyLyfe analysis reveals ethnic and gender-based disparities in blockchain awareness

SimpleMoneyLyfe, a financial advice company tailored towards younger generations, has compiled key statistics regarding inequalities in the blockchain industry and the American public’s knowledge of cryptocurrency markets. Having analysed public databases and survey results dating back to November 2019, the study offers comprehensive and up-to-date figures regarding ethnic, gender-based, and financial inequalities facing blockchain industries. Perhaps the study’s most pertinent ...

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