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The Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics

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Ingenuity helicopter spies intriguing features on Mars during record-breaking flight
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Ingenuity helicopter spies intriguing features on Mars during record-breaking flight

During a recent daring Martian flight by the Ingenuity helicopter July 5, the chopper acted like an aerial scout for the Perseverance rover as it sailed over rough but intriguing terrain. Now, photos taken during the 2,051-foot-long flight are helping the Perseverance science team develop the rover’s exploration plan. This Martian helicopter did things it…MORE

Canada will finally open its borders, first to Americans, beginning August 9
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Canada will finally open its borders, first to Americans, beginning August 9

The long wait will soon be over for foreigners who have been banned from entering Canada for nearly 16 months. Beginning August 9, fully vaccinated citizens and permanent residents of the United States currently residing in the US will be permitted to enter Canada. Non-essential travel into Canada has been banned since March 2020, something…MORE

The Hubble Space Telescope is functioning again after more than month offline
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The Hubble Space Telescope is functioning again after more than month offline

The Hubble Space Telescope is functioning again after more than a month offline as a result of a problem with the payload computer on board. On Saturday, NASA said engineers had successfully switched the telescope, which orbits 340 miles above Earth’s surface, to backup hardware, a high-stakes maneuver that began Thursday. “Hubble is an icon,…MORE

Deadly floods inundated parts of Europe, but the Netherlands avoided fatalities. Here’s why
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Deadly floods inundated parts of Europe, but the Netherlands avoided fatalities. Here’s why

As communities devastated by the catastrophic flooding in parts of western Europe start picking up the pieces, they are wondering how it all went so wrong, so fast. After all, Europe has a world-leading warning system that issued regular alerts for days before floods engulfed entire villages. But at least 200 people still died in…MORE

Biden unfriends Facebook, betrays Covid frustration

Biden unfriends Facebook, betrays Covid frustration

“They’re killing people.” President Joe Biden’s shot at social media networks like Facebook over Covid-19 misinformation circulating on their platforms may betray frustration that his success in fighting the pandemic is being undermined by vaccine hesitancy. Some Republican leaders and conservative talk show hosts are seeking to boost their political profiles and ratings by hyping the government vaccine…MORE

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