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“Finicky” Raptor Engine Failed to Ignite SpaceX’s Starhopper on August 26 1

“Finicky” Raptor Engine Failed to Ignite SpaceX’s Starhopper on August 26

On July 25, 2019, SpaceX unveiled its new prototype called the Starhopper which the company claims could carry the first humans into Mars. Its much-anticipated demonstration flight was aborted at the last possible second on August 26 in the hopes of trying it again later.  Starhopper is a reusable prototype for SpaceX’s Starship vehicle. It …

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DeepMind is Losing Lots of Money – but should Proponents of AI worry?

DeepMind is one of Alphabet’s AI projects that will ‘solve new problems’ and ‘advance the cause of mankind’, according to their home page. The good news is that the artificial intelligence company made twice as much revenue in 2019 as it did in 2018. The bad news is that its gains mean nothing when compared …

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What lessons gives us the two “visits” from space? Experts warn! 3

What lessons gives us the two “visits” from space? Experts warn!

A meteorite even higher than that of an atomic bomb exploded over Russia could fall from the sky unannounced at any time over a large city, causing a horrendous disaster. Despite the messages sent by Hollywood movies, scientists and military experts have a solution for this problem. However, a team of former astronauts want to …

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what was the secret genius of albert einstein

Historical Figures Published on November 21st, 2012 2 What was the secret genius of Albert Einstein? A recent study provides valuable clues Everyone approves that Albert Einstein had been a genius, and the general opinion has swayed many to marvel “what is the secret genius of Einstein?”. Almost all researchers have understood that it takes …

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DNA - The Twentieth Century’s Greatest Scientific Discovery 7

DNA – The Twentieth Century’s Greatest Scientific Discovery

There were two scientists, a British and an American scientist that were both working at Cambridge University in the year 1953. They went on a place known as “Eagle” where they claimed to have discovered the “Secret Of Life”. Not all the people in the University could comprehend what the discovery was all about but …

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Triton: A Mask that lets you breathe underwater without oxygen tanks 8

Triton: A Mask that lets you breathe underwater without oxygen tanks

Jeabyun Yeon, South Korea, has designed a device called Triton which, he claims, can extract oxygen from water, so people can breathe comfortably during diving. The designer was inspired by the famous “rebreather” used by James Bond. To use Triton, swimmers would bite down on a plastic mouth piece, which draws oxygen. The two arms (extension side) of …

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The Placebo Effect. What happens inside the brain of patients 9

The Placebo Effect. What happens inside the brain of patients

The placebo effect is quite real, even in situations where patients know in advance that “treatment” they receive is free of any medical value, according to a study by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder United States. American scientists have found that patients who received false analgesics continued to benefit from the placebo effect after doctors …

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World’s Fastest Car: Hennessey Venom GT reached 435.31 km/h (270.49 mph) 10

World’s Fastest Car: Hennessey Venom GT reached 435.31 km/h (270.49 mph)

A new speed record was set by Hennessey Venom GT that managed to reach 435.31 km/h (270.49 mph). The previous record was 434.29 km/h, obtained by a Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, 4 years ago. The 1,244bhp Venom clocked its record-breaking figure in the hands of test pilot Brian Smith on February 14 on Florida’s Space …

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