Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks during a Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship hearing to examine implementation of Title I of the CARES Act. Rubio is … [Read more...] about Pentagon should release UFO report, Senate intelligence committee argues
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n this illustration, a pulsar (PSR J0337-1715) is shown with two white dwarf companions. The green mesh illustrates the curvature of space-time caused by the different masses. (Size and distances of … [Read more...] about Einstein’s core idea about gravity just passed an extreme, whirling test in deep space
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. keeps getting worse. China is just starting to reopen its society. South … [Read more...] about New Zealand is winning the war on coronavirus: here’s why
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this view of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, with Saturn's rings in the foreground. (NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute)Saturn's most Earth-like moon looks a … [Read more...] about Saturn’s weird, Earth-like moon just failed a key test for alien life
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