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The Stars That Time Forgot: Remnant of Strange Dismembered Star Cluster Discovered at Galaxy’s Edge – SciTechDaily

Led by PhD student Zhen Wan and his supervisor Professor Geraint Lewis, an international team of astronomers has found a shredded globular cluster on the edge of the Milky Way, the remnant of a type of ancient structure that no longer exists. https://youtu.be…

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Family pleads for community help in finding 18-year-old drowning victim – FOX 31 Denver

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) — A heartbroken family is pleading with the community to help search crews recover their 18-year-old loved one who drowned in the Chatfield Reservoir Friday afternoon.  “I wish people would have the decency to choose not to go t…

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) — A heartbroken family is pleading with the community to help search crews recover their 18-year-old loved one who drowned in the Chatfield Reservoir Friday afternoon. 
I wish people would have the decency to choose not to go there while the search teams are searching for him and trying to recover his body, mother Stephanie McAtee said. 
McAtee was preparing to send her 18-year-old son Aric Whitacre to bootcamp in a couple of weeks. 
Whitacre recently enlisted i…

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Scientists Study Chernobyl Fungus as Protection against Space Radiation – VOA Learning English

Researchers are investigating whether a fungus that grows in high radiation areas could possibly protect humans traveling in space.

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Researchers are testing a fungus known to grow in high radiation environments to see if it could possibly protect humans traveling in space.
One fungus being studied survived even thrived in areas around the former Chernobyl nuclear power center in Ukraine. In 1986, a reactor there exploded and caught fire, sending huge amounts of radiation into the air.
Chernobyl was the worlds worst nuclear disaster. The accident caused widespread harm to people and other living things in the surrounding are…

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2020 Democratic Party platform endorses Trump’s NASA moon program – The Hill

It appears the Democratic Party recommitted to NASA’s Artemis project and efforts to further space exploration; will it stick?

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Call it a triumph of NASA Administrator Jim BridenstineJames (Jim) Frederick BridenstineRussia rejects joining NASA’s Artemis moon program in favor of ChinaHouse appropriators cut NASA’s moon landing funds; will Senate do better?NASA names DC headquarters after agency’s first Black female engineer Mary W. JacksonMOREs relentless bipartisan approach to space policy. In any case, those who support the space agencys Artemis back-to-the-moon program have found encouragement in the space plank of the…

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