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Goodbye "keratin". Some hair straightening products will be banned in the U.S., but the rest aren't too safe either

It is expected that at the end of April, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will ban the use of formaldehyde in currently popular hair straightening products, however, experts say this is "not enough". Formaldehyde (formalin or methylene glyc...

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U.S. space forces plan first military exercise in space

The US Space Forces have announced collaboration with Rocket Lab and True Anomaly for a groundbreaking mission aimed at demonstrating how military forces can counter "aggression in orbit." During this mission, a spacecraft created and launched by Roc...

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Astronomers have for the first time seen a rainbow outside the solar system - near a distant "hellish planet"

The talk is about the exoplanet WASP-76 b, which delighted researchers with a bright light show, better known as the "glory" - previously it was observed only within the Solar System. Infernal planet WASP-76 b is located approximately 637 light-year...

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Delta IV Heavy rocket last flew into space - it had been in use for 20 years

The evening of April 9, Delta IV Heavy completed its last mission and ended its 20-year flying career - the heavy carrier rocket ULA launched a classified military satellite into space for US reconnaissance (National Reconnaissance Office). This laun...

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Moon 'turned inside out' billions of years ago - and planetologists have proof

What was on the surface of the young Moon moved into the depths of the satellite, and what was inside came out into the light. For decades, scientists have been discussing the possibility that billions of years ago the Moon "turned inside out" - in ...

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NASA has released a video of the solar eclipse that is currently underway

NASA demonstrates in X Twitter a video of a total solar eclipse that can now be observed in the Mexican city of Mazatlan. The concise message says, "Enjoy this. We are getting the first shots of the 2024 total solar eclipse, when the shadow [of the ...

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The 3.2-gigapixel digital camera for the LSST telescope - the largest ever built - has been completed

Specialists from the National Accelerator Laboratory SLAC marked a historic event lasting more than two decades — the completion of the construction and testing of the 3.2-gigapixel (!) LSST digital camera. This is the largest camera ever created, an...

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NASA has selected three companies that will create a "lunomobile" for the astronauts of the Artemis missions

Intuitive Machines, Lunar Outpost, and Venturi Astrolab will participate in NASA's competition to develop a lunar vehicle that will allow movement on the Moon - a contract with a potential value of $4.6 billion for the next 13 years. The Lunar Terra...

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The White House has directed NASA to create a "new time zone" for the moon by 2026

Coordinated Lunar Time (LTC) will establish an official time that will help manage future lunar missions. The memorandum, made public by the Biden administration on Tuesday, envisions collaboration between NASA and the Departments of Commerce, Defen...

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People see at different frequencies: some people distinguish 60 flashes per second, while some have 35 flashes merging already - research

According to the results of a new study, some people are able to see the world with a higher "frame rate" than others. The authors believe that this trait may even give these people an advantage when it comes to competitive games and sports, although...

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Space debris fell on a Florida home - probably from the International Space Station

A few weeks ago, a 1 kg fragment pierced the roof of Alejandro Otero's two-story house in Florida. The Nest camera captured the noise at 14:34 local time - this is important because at 14:29, space debris re-entered the atmosphere from the ISS. At th...

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Goodbye Lenna. Scientists have been banned from using an iconic 1972 Playboy photo to illustrate articles

A fragment of the digitized portrait of the Swedish model Lena Forsen, depicted in the centerfold of Playboy in November 1972, was widely used in scientific papers to test and illustrate image processing algorithms. Last week, the Computer Society IE...

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The Event Horizon Telescope has for the first time detected the magnetic fields that surround Sagittarius A, the supermassive black hole at the center of our Galaxy

Physicists have been claiming since 1980 that in the center of the Milky Way there is a supermassive black hole, but its first "photos" were obtained only two years ago (and one more now) - thanks to the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT). This time astr...

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A rare "Blazing Star" will become visible in the night sky this year. How and when can it be seen?

The anticipated light show in the sky is the result of an "explosive interaction" between two neighboring stars, which occurs every 80 years. This star is located in the constellation of the Northern Crown (and has the corresponding official name - ...

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"Voyager 1" briefly made contact and offered hope for the resumption of NASA's historic mission

A month ago, it was believed that the 46-year-old space probe was "lost" due to a memory error. In fact, there was communication with the spacecraft, but it was meaningless - its messages were in gibberish. In early March, the spacecraft "Voyager-1"...

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