Daily Archives: 23.04.2021

Perseverance Successfully Extracts Oxygen From the Martian Atmosphere. About 10 Minutes of Breathing Time for an Astronaut

Humanity achieved an incredible series of new milestones on Mars this week. It began on Monday April 19th, when the Ingenuity helicopter demonstrated the first-ever powered, controlled flight on another world. And now, for the first time, the Perseverance rover has used ingredients from the Martian atmosphere to create breathable oxygen, in a test that might pave the way for ...

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NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 astronauts headed to International Space Station

(23 April 2021 – NASA) NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 astronauts are in orbit following their early morning launch bound for the International Space Station for the second commercial crew rotation mission aboard the microgravity laboratory. The international crew of astronauts lifted off at 5:49 a.m. EDT Friday from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The SpaceX Falcon ...

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Weekly NFT roundup April 14-20: Real-world applications grow through postage and insurance

The last week saw practical real-world applications of NFTs grow with the certification of CaseMail’s NFT postage technology, as well as the development of an insurance system for NFTs, solidifying their growing importance in the blockchain industry. CaseMail’s NFT postage labels first to be certified by USPS The United States Postal Service (USPS) has certified CaseMail’s NFT-based postal tracking and ...

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Insurance renewal costs expected to drop from next week

New judicial guidelines on personal injury awards, recently approved by the Judicial Council, take effect from tomorrow Insurance reform campaigners have said they expect the cost of motor and liability insurance renewals to drop significantly from Monday. Tomorrow will see the new judicial guidelines on personal injury awards, recently approved by the Judicial Council, take effect. The Personal Injuries Assessment ...

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JPMorgan ‘Worried’ Over Bitcoin Price As Altcoins Leave BTC in the Dust

Source: Adobe/Dmitry While strategists at major investment bank JPMorgan warn that it’s better for bitcoin (BTC) to break through the USD 60,000 level soon, lest it drops further, other researchers see more positive signals but note that we’re now at the crossroads, and may go either way. JPMorgan strategists are “worried” over bitcoin potentially seeing deeper slumps and if the ...

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eXtended Artificial Intelligence

We have all dreamt of an utopic world, with flying cars gliding in the air or with robots doing our bidding or one voice command activating gadgets and machines. What is the key to achieving such a world? Two words – Artificial Intelligence. But we have also seen movies like ‘I, Robot’ where the machines turn against the very humans ...

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Rise In Alcohol E-Commerce Market Fuels Buzz For Its Future

Liquor stores in the U.S. were deemed essential businesses during the global pandemic, kicking off not only the rise of alcohol e-commerce, but setting off a domino effect of recent venture capital investments, M&A and companies entering the public markets. Experts say this activity gives credibility to an industry still gaining traction: The share of alcohol sales made online was ...

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M-42 will measure radiation on the Moon

(22 April 2021 – DLR) A long-term stay on the Moon would subject the human body to a high level of radiation, as radiation in space is generally many times stronger than it is on Earth. Before humans return to the Moon, the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) will send a small measuring device, the ...

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Covid outbreak on Intel construction site in Leixlip

Intel said the construction site remains operational Intel has confirmed there has been an outbreak of Covid-19 on the construction site for its new manufacturing facility in Leixlip, Kildare. Responding to a query from RTÉ, a spokesperson estimated the number of cases at “approximately 70” but described the situation as “fluid”. She indicated that the main contractor was actively working ...

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