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*NASA working to try and save Voyager 2
Mission Managers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena California are trying to restore systems after all five of Voyager 2’s science instruments suddenly stopped working.
*Solar Orbiter ready to launch on a mission to the Sun
It’s all systems go for this month’s launch of the European Space Agency’s Solar Orbiter mission to the Sun.
*The most detailed high resolution images ever taken of the Sun’s surface
Astronomers have released the most detailed high resolution images ever taken of the photosphere – the visible surface of the Sun.
*New study on alien invasion
Science fiction writers often portray alien invasions attacking Earth and humanity. Well there is a strongly held hypothesis known as panspermia which suggests that microbes could be transported from one world to another as hitchhikers inside asteroids, comets and meteors.
*Another 60 Starlink satellites launched
SpaceX has launched its fourth batch of 60 Starlink satellites.
*The Science Report
Fermented soy products, like miso and natto, linked to a lower mortality rate.
Kids rice snacks found to have arsenic at levels above safety guidelines.
Study warns that sunscreen chemicals are being absorbed through the skin and into the bloodstream.
The new cell phone that sweats to keep cool.
Scientists have released the Kraken – or at least its genetic code.
Woo entrepreneur Gwyneth Paltrow’s new series promoting pseudoscientific products on Netflix.
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