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Bacterial Bioload and Community Structure of Drinking Water Used in the International Space Station – Scientific Reports

PWD water sampling in the ISS On January 8, 2021, an astronaut collected 350ml of drinking water from the PWD on the United States Orbiting Segment (USOS) of the ISS into NASA’s post-flight analysis bag. It is made of fluorinated ethylene propylene (FEP) with female polypropylene Luer Lock ports and is used for NASA water …

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Scientific News |  Analysis of particles from asteroid Ryugu yields surprising results: Research |  LastLY

Scientific News | Analysis of particles from asteroid Ryugu yields surprising results: Research | LastLY

Washington [US]September 24 (ANI): In December 2020, a small landing capsule brought rock particles from the asteroid Ryugu to Earth material from the beginnings of our solar system. The Japanese space probe Hayabusa 2 collected the samples. Geoscientists have now discovered areas with massive accumulation of rare earths and unexpected structures. Frank Brenker and his …

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In planetary scientific circles, Venus is now all the rage

In planetary scientific circles, Venus is now all the rage

An artist’s concept of active volcanoes on Venus, depicting a subduction zone where the foreground … [+] the crust plunges inside the planet at the level of the topographical trench. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Peter Rubin Extrasolar planets continually steal scientific thunder from some of our closest planetary neighbors. But if there’s any sort of trend at this …

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Deepest Scientific Ocean Drilling Sheds Light on Japan's Next Big Earthquake

Deepest Scientific Ocean Drilling Sheds Light on Japan’s Next Big Earthquake

The deep-sea scientific drillship Chikyu, which in 2018 made the deepest drilling of a subduction zone seismic fault. Credit: Satoshi Kaya/FlickR According to a study by researchers from the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Washington, scientists who drilled deeper into an underwater seismic fault than ever before found that the tectonic …

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