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NASA Selects Collins Aerospace to Design New ISS Spacesuits

NASA Astronaut Frank Rubio during a spacewalk outside the ISS on November 15.Photo: NASA Astronauts on board the International Space Station (ISS) are overdue for some new threads, but NASA is hoping to upgrade its spacesuits soon. The space agency awarded Collins Aerospace a $97.2 million contract to develop a spacewalking system to use outside …

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Researchers Transfer Twice Global Internet Traffic in One Second

Six months after researchers from Japan’s National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) set a new data transfer record of 1.02 petabits per seconda team of researchers from the Technical University of Denmark and Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden has shattered that record, hitting 1.84 Pbit/s with a new chip that uses just …

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Foxconn Expects to Resume Full iPhone Production By January

Epidemic control workers wear PPE to protect against the spread of covid-19 as they disinfect an area on the Liangma River, a popular spot for local residents and the site of a protest against covid measures the day before, on November 28, 2022 Photo: Kevin Fryer (Getty Images) Major Apple supplier Foxconn says its Zhengzhou …

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The Rock’s Black Adam Box Office Damage Control Is Embarrassing

Image: Warner Bros. A few days after Variety reported that the Dwayne Johnson– joints Black Adam was looking like it was going to fail to return much of a profit—if any—Deadline has come out with a piece stating that the Variety article is wrong, actually, and Black Adam is doing just fine in the box …

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Webb Telescope Reveals a Luminous Stellar Crime Scene

2,500 years ago, one of space’s most beautiful features was born: the Southern Ring Nebula. The nebula was vividly imaged by the Webb Space Telescope earlier this year, and astronomers now think they know exactly how a star’s violent outburst occurred, leaving the elegant nebula in its wake. The star that bore the nebula was …

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How Genes Drive Your Dog’s Lovable and Wacky Behavior

An Icelandic sheepdog.Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) A new study may help us understand our canine companions a bit better. Scientists at the National Institutes of Health say they’ve uncovered some of the ways that genes can influence the behaviors of certain breeds, such as dogs meant to herd livestock. For about two decades, a team led …

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UN Adopts Resolution Against Anti-Satellite Tests

Chief of Space Operations at US Space Force General John Raymond testified before a hearing in July on Russia’s use of an anti-satellite weapon. Photo: Shawn Thew (AP) Yesterday, an overwhelming majority of countries voted in favor of a United Nations resolution against tests of anti-satellite (ASAT) missile systemswith Russia and China voting against its …

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NASA’S ICON Space Weather Satellite Has Suddenly Gone Silent

An artist’s depiction of the ICON spacecraft.Illustration: NASA A three-year-old NASA satellites lost touch with ground controllers two weeks ago and is now wandering through low Earth orbit without supervision. Unfortunately, the space agency fears the worst. NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) mission has not communicated with ground stations since November 25 due to some …

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Taylor Swift and FTX Had $100M Sponsorship Deal Talks

Photo: Amy Sussman (Getty Images) Taylor Swift came close to finalizing a sponsorship deal with FTX earlier this year as the crypto company was in a downward spiral and burning through all the money it didn’t have. The deal would have brought yet another celebrity into the already-sizable FTX endorsement fold, reportedly for a price …

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Dyson’s Air Purifying Headphones Will Cost $949, ​​Plus Your Pride

Image: Dyson Earlier this year, Dyson revealed its first audio product, a pair of headphones that promised to not only block noise, but unwanted airborne particles as well, thanks to a built-in filtration system and mask. Today, the company revealed more details on the Dyson Zoneincluding when you’ll be able to buy a pair and …

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