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Living and Working in Space: Microbes As we search beyond Earth, microbes play a key role in the space environment. Researchers analyze single celled organisms like bacteria and fungi to help uncover important facts that will support deep-space missions.
Along with understanding how microbes adapt and ...
An Extended Stay Onboard The Space Station on This Week @NASA – April 19, 2019 An extended stay in space for one of our astronauts, a new resupply mission to the space station, and locating the universe’s first type of molecule … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at ...
Space for US: Together for a Better Earth Visit: https://www.nasa.gov/SpaceforUS
"Space for U.S." highlights some of the many ways that NASA's Earth observations help people strengthen communities across the United States and make informed decisions about public health, disaster response and recovery, and environmental protection.
For six decades, ...
A cooler way to transport electricity A new superconducting electrical transmission line for the High-Luminosity Large Hadron Collider uses new materials, a new cooling system and unprecedented technologies.
This superconducting line is the first of its kind and allows vast quantities of electrical current to be ...
Northrop Grumman's CRS-11 Mission: What's on Board? A Northrop Grumman Cygnus spacecraft scheduled to liftoff on April 17 carries supplies and scientific experiments to the International Space Station. Here are some of the scientific investigations Cygnus delivers to the space station: https://go.nasa.gov/2GjBXHr
Living and Working in Space: Oxidative Stress Researchers take major steps to understand the potential long-term health effects associated with space. A longer duration in space means increased risk of oxidative damage to astronauts.
Oxidative Stress is believed to contribute greatly to bone loss and muscle loss.
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Astronauts Koch and Meir React to International Space Station Mission Updates Astronaut Jessica Meir is now set to fly to the International Space Station for the first time in September, and Christina Koch, who is currently in space, has her stay onboard extended to an expected record-setting flight of 328 days. ...
Living and Working in Space: Radiation Living and working in space requires human perseverance. Future missions will focus on exploration at greater distances from Earth; to the Moon and then to Mars. These missions will mean humans will stay in space for extended durations. To ensure ...
Our Five Year Plan to Return Humans to the Moon on This Week @NASA –... The plan to put humans on the Moon by 2024, wrapping up a series of spacewalks on the space station, and an historic first look at a black hole … a few of the stories to tell you about – ...
Living and Working in Space: Twins Study Living and working in space requires human perseverance. Future missions will focus on exploration at greater distances from Earth; to the Moon and then to Mars. These missions will mean humans will stay in space for extended durations. To ensure ...
NASA Administrator Bridenstine Speaks at 35th Space Symposium NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine delivered a keynote address April 9 during the 35th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado. During his speech, Bridenstine outlined NASA’s accelerated plans to send American astronauts to the Moon’s South Pole by 2024. The president’s ...
Press conference Science Gateway CERN unveils its Science Gateway project!
CERN is launching a new scientific education and outreach centre. The building will be designed by world-renowned architects, Renzo Piano Building Workshop and funded through external donations, with the leading contribution coming from FCA ...
Discussing our Accelerated Return of Humans to the Moon on This Week @NASA – April... Accelerating a human return to the Moon, wrapping up testing of our Space Launch System rocket engines, and Curiosity captures eclipses on Mars … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA!
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Milestone Hot Fire Engine Test for NASA's Space Launch System Rocket NASA is a step closer to returning astronauts to the Moon in the next five years following this successful “hot fire” test of flight engine No. 2062 on the A-1 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. This April ...
Spinoff 2019: How NASA Technology Improves Life on Earth NASA is everywhere – our space technology turns up in nearly all corners of modern life. The world has come to rely on GPS signal correction software created by NASA, which enables precision agriculture, airplane navigation, smartphones, Earth science and ...
Town Hall with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine Headquarters hosted an agencywide town hall with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Monday, April 1, at 1:30 p.m. EDT. NASA HQ employees were invited to join the Administrator in the Webb auditorium for this important discussion on our Moon to ...
NASA Astronaut Anne McClain Addresses Spacewalk Reassignment During an interview with ABC News on April 1, 2019, NASA Astronaut Anne McClain addressed a question about what would have been the first all-female spacewalk during Women’s History Month. Based on McClain’s recommendation, NASA changed assignments to protect the ...
ALICE LIVE recording "Inside the heart of a detector" On March 21st, we've been inside the ALICE detector at CERN, retrieve our live with our experts.
Promo Into the heart of ALICE detector LIVE Join us into the heart of the ALICE experiment detector and ask our experts your questions!
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Opening of ALICE experiment The massive doors of the ALICE experiment magnet have been just reopened to allow scientists and technicians to work on the detector upgrade. The doors are 16 metres tall and weight 350 tonnes each. This delicate operation was performed in ...
30th Anniversary of the World Wide Web (resync) "Suppose all the information stored on computers everywhere were linked. Suppose I could program my computer to create a space in which everything could be linked to everything." Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web.
In 1989, the ...
Sonification of the original Web proposal Put your headphones on, relax and listen to the sonification of Sir Tim Berners-Lee's original Web proposal created by Domenico Vicinanza (GÉANT and Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge) and Genevieve Williams (University of Exeter).
#Web30
Find out more: https://web30.web.cern.ch/sonification
First Web browser revived during hackathon As part of CERN’s celebrations of the 30th anniversary of the Web, an international team came to CERN to recreate the WorldWideWeb browser.
They did this by emulating the original browser within a modern browser using the popular JavaScript programming ...
"I ended up hacking the login program for the NeXT machine" #MyWeb30 Jean-François Groff developed the first code library for the World Wide Web. The conundrum was, if you wanted to learn about the Web, you needed to have the Web ...
Tim Berners-Lee invented the Web at CERN for everyone. To ...
A brief history of the World Wide Web (with text) This video summarises in 3 minutes how the Web was invented at CERN by British physicist and IT expert Tim Berners Lee in 1989, and how it grew to become what it is today, thanks to CERN’s decision in 1993 ...
Scam You: Christmas edition Don’t let fake products ruin your festive fun! Christmas might finish with a bang if you don’t buy real. Beware of unrecognisable sellers and make sure that the website/store is genuine.
See advice from the IPO to shop safely online: ...
National Inclusion Week Autism is a condition that affects 1 in 100 people in the UK.
For National Inclusion Week, Patent Examiner Fraser Stewart tells us how he came to work for the IPO, how he's adjusted to the working environment and what ...
Case study: Backstage Tales Irina, the founder and CEO of Backstage Tales, explains her online fashion magazine and why an understanding of IP is vital in the fashion industry.
The IPO have a number of resources to help you understand and protect your IP. ...
Case Study: PHE Dr April Roberts and Professor S.S. Vasan, from Public Health England, are talking about 2 antibody based therapies to combat the “hospital superbug” Clostridium difficile. Understanding the IP helps to identify patents and IP rights throughout the development process.
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Case Study: Fit 2 Trip Simon, the founder and CEO of Fit 2 Trip, explains his travel insurance company and how an understanding of IP, at the right time, is pivotal to a business.
The IPO have a number of resources to help you understand ...