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Edward Stone Retires After 50 Years as NASA Voyager’s Project Scientist

Stone’s remarkable tenure on NASA’s longest-operating mission spans decades of historic discoveries and firsts. Edward Stone has retired as the project scientist for NASA’s Voyager mission a...

NASA’s Perseverance Plans Next Sample Attempt

The rover will abrade a rock this week, allowing scientists and engineers to decide whether that target would withstand its powerful drill. In its search...

A Grim Warning From Israel: Vaccination Blunts, But Does Not Defeat Delta

“Now is a critical time,” Israeli Minister of Health Nitzan Horowitz said as the 56-year-old got a COVID-19 booster shot on 13 August, the...

CLIMATE CHANGE: Study Projects a Surge in Coastal Flooding, Starting in 2030s

In the mid-2030s, every U.S. coast will experience rapidly increasing high-tide floods, when a lunar cycle will amplify rising sea levels caused by climate...

NASA’s Self-Driving Perseverance Mars Rover ‘Takes the Wheel’

The agency’s newest rover is trekking across the Martian landscape using a newly enhanced auto-navigation system. NASA’s newest six-wheeled robot on Mars, the Perseverance rover, is beginning...

First You See It, Then You Don’t: Scientists Closer to Explaining Mars Methane Mystery

Why do some science instruments detect the gas on the Red Planet while others don’t? Reports of methane detections at Mars have captivated scientists and...

My Favorite Martian Image: Jezero Crater’s ‘Delta Scarp’

A Perseverance rover scientist’s favorite shot from the young Mars mission provides a new angle on an old and intriguing surface feature. Ask any space...

NASA Approves Asteroid Hunting Space Telescope to Continue Development

The infrared space telescope is designed to help advance NASA’s planetary defense efforts. NASA has approved the Near-Earth Object Surveyor space telescope (NEO Surveyor) to...

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Captures Shining Clouds on Mars

The science team is studying the clouds, which arrived earlier and formed higher than expected, to learn more about the Red Planet. Cloudy days are...

NASA’s Mars Helicopter to Make First Flight Attempt

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter is two days away from making humanity’s first attempt at powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet. If...

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It’s suicidal to resume Abuja-Kaduna train services, HURIWA tells FG

A civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), on Wednesday, November 30, 2022, tackled the federal government over its planned...

Bayelsa APC lawless, irresponsible, says PDP

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Return govt properties in your custody within 48 hours, Osun Govt orders ex-appointees

Osun State Government on Wednesday dished out instructions to former appointed officials to return with 48 hours government property in their possession. A statement by...

Centre wants Nigeria/Ethiopia Bilateral Relationship Strengthened On Tea, Coffee Production

The Centre for Coffee and Tea Initiative (CCTI) in Africa has called on Nigerian government to strengthen bilateral relationship with the Ethiopian government on...

Obaseki orders Enforcement of Education Reforms, Primary Schools now to conduct Primary 6 Exams

…JSS Exams to be written at designated centers, to shut down schools on small land size By Isaac Aimurie The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki,...
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