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Media Event As a Various Science

One need not make any extensive surveys of different media to provide evidence for this failure. It is enough to see how sports has managed to gain more coverage in various media over the last few decades vis-a-vis science.

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Satellites play chase to measure gravity, achieve picometer accuracy

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Image of two satellites above earth.

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The spinoffs from gravitational wave detectors are not just new scientific discoveries. The technology also has other uses. A good example of this is the gravity-measuring mission, GRACE Follow On, which was launched last year. The first reports on its laser rangefinder’s performance have been

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Christopher Columbus Kraft, NASA’s legendary flight director, has died

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Christopher Columbus Kraft Jr.—one of NASA’s founding engineers, its first flight director, and a key architect of the Apollo and space shuttle programs—has died at the age of 95.

Back during the

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With a launch and a hop coming up, SpaceX has a big week ahead

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This is a big week for SpaceX, which has an important Falcon 9 launch for NASA taking place from Florida and probably a key test

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Silicon LED created by buzzing surface with high-speed electrons 

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If only controlling electron behavior was as easy as building atom illustrations out of children's toys...

Enlarge / If only controlling electron behavior was as easy as building atom illustrations out of children’s toys… (credit: Japatino / Getty Images)

A long time ago, in a place not so far away, I used to believe that future lasers and optics would knock electronics into a tin

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