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No gamma ray from a dwarf galaxy solves an astronomical puzzle

A bright spot known as the ‘cocoon’, which appears to be inside one of the huge gamma-ray emanations from the center of our galaxy dubbed the ‘Fermi bubbles’, has puzzled astronomers since its discovery in 2012. A bright spot known as the ‘cocoon’, which appears to be inside one of the huge gamma-ray emanations from …

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NASA is targeting a new lunar rocket launch on Saturday after patches. Here’s what to expect – National | Globalnews.ca

NASA was aiming for a Saturday launch of its new moon rocket, after fixing fuel leaks and bypassing a bad motor sensor that thwarted the first try. The maiden flight of the 322ft (98m) rocket – the most powerful NASA has ever built – was delayed late into the countdown on Monday. Kennedy Space Center’s …

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University of Saskatchewan research project aims to cure HIV | Globalnews.ca

Statistics from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) show that Saskatchewan was the leading province for reported cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), with double the national average in 2020. Today, the University of Saskatchewan (USask) received nearly $900,000 in federal funding to not only continue research into the fight against HIV, but also …

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Artemis I leaves the Vehicle Assembly Building as it rolls out to launch pad 39-B at Kennedy Space Center, Florida, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022. The rocket is scheduled to launch on an unmanned mission to orbit the moon on Aug. 29.

The new Artemis 1 lunar rocket is carrying an experiment that could help us get to Mars or fight cancer. It’s yeast. Lots of yeast

When the Artemis 1 mission lifts off Monday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on its 42-day mission to circle the moon, its Orion spacecraft will be uncrewed. But that doesn’t mean there won’t be passengers on board. A scientist from the University of British Columbia will anxiously watch as his payload – an experiment …

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Artemis I leaves the Vehicle Assembly Building as it rolls out to launch pad 39-B at Kennedy Space Center, Florida, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022. The rocket is scheduled to launch on an unmanned mission to orbit the moon on Aug. 29.

The new moon rocket is carrying an experiment that could help us get to Mars or fight cancer. It’s yeast. Lots of yeast

When the Artemis 1 mission lifts off Monday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on its 42-day mission to circle the moon, its Orion spacecraft will be uncrewed. But that doesn’t mean there won’t be passengers on board. A scientist from the University of British Columbia will anxiously watch as his payload – an experiment …

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Artemis I leaves the Vehicle Assembly Building as it rolls out to launch pad 39-B at Kennedy Space Center, Florida, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022. The rocket is scheduled to launch on an unmanned mission to orbit the moon on Aug. 29.

The new moon rocket is carrying an experiment that could help us get to Mars or fight cancer. It’s yeast. Lots of yeast

When the Artemis 1 mission lifts off Monday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on its 42-day mission to circle the moon, its Orion spacecraft will be uncrewed. But that doesn’t mean there won’t be passengers on board. A scientist from the University of British Columbia will anxiously watch as his payload – an experiment …

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Why was poliomyelitis discovered in New York, London and Jerusalem?

For years, global health officials have used billions of drops of an oral vaccine in a remarkably effective campaign to eliminate polio in its last remaining strongholds – typically, the poor and politically unstable corners of the world. Now, in a surprising twist to the decades-long effort to eradicate the virus, authorities in Jerusalem, New …

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