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After solar panel failure, cargo spacecraft docks with ISS

The International Space Station docked Wednesday morning with a cargo spacecraft, even though it was equipped with one solar panel that could be used to power the spacecraft’s two-day journey through space. Northrop Grumman, a US defense contractor, launched the Cygnus spacecraft from NASA’s Wallops Island launch site, Virginia on Monday atop an Antares rocket. …

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Webb telescope image shows striking detail of ‘lonely’ dwarf galax

The James Webb Space Telescope captured a stunningly detailed image of a nearby dwarf galaxy. Near-infrared views offer astronomers a unique opportunity to study aspects of the early universe. This image shows a constellation of stars in a lonely dwarf galaxy called Wolf-Lundmark-Melotte. It is approximately three million light-years away from our Milky Way home …

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Bronze age comb

Bronze Age comb shows an ancient frustration with head lice

According to a new study, a seven-word inscription was discovered on a 3,700-year-old lice comb. It is the oldest known sentence in the alphabet. The Canaanite alphabet is the oldest and most common. It’s also the Latin alphabet that was used to write English and other European languages today. These words may be shared by …

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