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The Boeing 747, the original jumbo jet, is preparing for final dispatch

The Boeing 747, the original jumbo jet, is preparing for final dispatch

The final 747 freighter will be delivered to Atlas Airlines More than five decades of commercial production ends Boeing nearly went bankrupt, before becoming a cash cow It’s easy to fly, says rock star pilot Bruce Dickinson SEATTLE/PARIS, Jan. 29 (Reuters) – The Boeing 747, the original and arguably most aesthetically pleasing jumbo jet, revolutionized …

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JWST has found the building blocks of life in the darkest depths of space

JWST has found the building blocks of life in the darkest depths of space

JWST’s unparalleled ability to peer into hearts shrouded in distant clouds revealed biochemical elements in the coldest and darkest place we’ve seen them yet. In a molecular cloud called Chamaeleon I, located more than 500 light-years from Earth, data from the telescope revealed the presence of frozen carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, and sulfur—elements vital to …

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A wispy blue cloud of molecular gas glows from the light of distant stars in this James Webb Space Telescope image

The James Webb Telescope has discovered the coldest ice in the known universe – and it contains the building blocks of life

scientists who use James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has detected and measured the coldest ice in the deepest reaches of the interstellar molecular cloud to date. Frozen particles measured minus 440 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 263 degrees Celsius), according to new research published Jan. 23 in the journal Nature. natural astronomy (Opens in a new tab). …

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Military changing confederate names at bases

Congress Blocks Funding Request for Microsoft Headsets After Testing Concerns: Report

Changing Confederate Names on Military Bases Fox News senior national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin reports on the Pentagon Naming Committee’s proposal to rename Army bases and remove Confederate statues and art from America’s Reports. Congress has reportedly dropped the US Army’s $400 million request to buy more mixed-reality headsets from Microsoft, and instead reorganized funding …

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The UK meteorite that fell to Earth contains the building blocks of life

The UK meteorite that fell to Earth contains the building blocks of life

The significance of the UK’s first meteorite in 30 years, collected after seeing it fall, has been confirmed by the discovery of amino acids – organic compounds essential to life on Earth. The concentration of amino acids and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) is not as high as in some other asteroid remnants (only 1.1 and …

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The building blocks of life have been found in a meteorite that crashed in Gloucestershire

The building blocks of life have been found in a meteorite that crashed in Gloucestershire

Credit: Royal Holloway, University of London New research on the organic analysis of a Winchcombe meteorite that crashed into a pass in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, has been published in 2021. The research, led by Dr Queenie Chan, of the Department of Earth Sciences at Royal Holloway, University of London, has found organic compounds from space that …

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