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Stop Saying Isaac Newton Was an Overachiever in Lockdown. Here’s The Reality – ScienceAlert

There’s no doubt that modern science owes the 17th century English polymath Sir Isaac Newton some gratitude. You don’t get a whole unit of force named after you…

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Ultimate absentee ballot: US astronaut votes from space station – Yahoo News Australia

At least she didn’t have to wait in line.

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At least she didn’t have to wait in line.
A US astronaut cast her ballot from the International Space Station on Thursday, making her voice heard in the presidential election despite being 253 miles (408 kilometers) above the Earth.
“From the International Space Station: I voted today,” crew member Kate Rubins, who began a six-month stint aboard the orbiting station last week, said on US space agency NASA’s Twitter account.
The post featured a photograph of Rubins, her blonde hair floating in the…

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NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins Votes From Space – TMZ

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins casts her ballot from space.

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Kate Rubins just cast the mother of all mail-in ballots — she’s not even on Earth and she still cast her vote!!! What’s your excuse?
The NASA astronaut voted Thursday from her post aboard the International Space Station, which is about 250 miles or so above our planet … so you could call this the definition of going above and beyond.
Like most Houston area based astronauts, Kate votes in Texas … and there’s a super cool process for getting her absentee ballot from lower Earth orbit all the…

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Stunning Images Show NASA’s Attempt at Scooping Samples From an Asteroid – Gizmodo Australia

Images captured by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx show the spacecraft’s sample head touching the surface of asteroid Bennu, which then became enveloped in a cloudy burst of…

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Images captured by NASAs OSIRIS-REx show the spacecrafts sample head touching the surface of asteroid Bennu, which then became enveloped in a cloudy burst of dust and rock. The team now has to figure out how much surface material was collected, if any, but these images are being taken as a very positive sign.
On Tuesday, OSIRIS-REx made contact with Bennu, an 548.64 m-wide asteroid located 321 million kilometres from Earth, marking NASAs first attempt at collecting an asteroid sample. Preliminary…

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