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NASA's daring solar probe floats past the sun today!

It's an extra-sunny Sunday for the NASA's Parker Solar which today (September 1) is driving tight around the sun for the third time today. The spaceship is intended to help scientists understand the Sun and, in particular, its outer atmosphere, called the Corona . This atmosphere is millions of degrees, whether Fahrenheit or Celsius – much hotter than the visible …

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Sailors find pumice "raft" the size of Washington D.C., which floats in the Pacific and could help restore the Great Barrier Reef

A giant pumice raft floats in the tropical Pacific Ocean near Late Island, Tonga, on August 13, 2019, by Operational Land Imager on Landsat 8. (NASA Earth Observation Images by Joshua Stevens Using Landsat Data from the US Geological Survey) The huge floating stone raft was created earlier this month by an underwater volcano near Tonga. Sailors reported being surrounded …

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Mission success explained when the awning floats only with sunbeams from the earth

In 1976, the late Carl Sagan participated with Johnny Carson at the Tonight Show to talk about a new form of spacecraft, solar sailing. Four decades later, The Planetary Society has officially demonstrated this "tremendously exciting perspective" in practice. After ten years of hard work and $ 7 million crowdfunding, the charity's LightSail 2 is the first small spacecraft to …

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Regan Smith floats the second-fastest 200 BK of all time; Take it out in 59.45

2019 FINA WORLD AQUATICS CHAMPIONSHIPS The 17-year-old American Regan Smith underpinned her 2: 03.35 world record in the semifinals of the 200-year-olds by more than 2 seconds. Smith clocked 2: 03.69, which is the second-fastest performance of all times and the second-fastest time under 2: 04 in history. Regan swam in an incredibly brave race, taking it out in 28.68 …

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Rep. Ilhan Omar floats with a tax of up to 90 percent

Democratic freshman MP Ilhan Omar taxed the wealthy at a rate of up to 90 percent and joined Democrats, who pushed for much higher rates in the upper bracket to coveted programs such as "Medicare-for-all " to pay. In an interview this week about "Through Her Eyes," a new weekly show on Roku, Ilhan, D-Minn. Suggested that "a few things" …

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Naomi Osaka floats to another slam final

Photo: Cameron Spencer (Getty) My close moment of religious conversion over Naomi Osaka came when I saw her up close in Indian Wells as she played Karolina Pliskova. Pliskova was and is a spindly machine, and she sends balls into corners without ever having to see or deal with them again. Osaka did the same and just did it all …

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Ship floats subpoena for Putin meeting translator, as The majority ramps up Trump probes

Newly minted House Intelligence Committee's Chairman Adam Schiff said he would have been able to testify that the Trump and Russia's President Trump and Russia's interim chairman Vladimir Putin had a close look at Democrats' investigations into the Trump administration . The Chamber's newly empowered Democratic Committee chairmen are already trying Trump's alleged role in making hush-money payments to mistresses. …

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Frenchman floats across the Atlantic – in a barrel

Jean-Jacques Savin left the Canary Islands off the West African coast on Wednesday in a refined, barrel-shaped capsule that he had used for months. He travels at "two or three kilometers per hour" (one to two miles per hour) and intends to (literally) move across the ocean using currents (literally), he told the AFP News Agency in a telephone interview …

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