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SpaceX Mission Allows Two Civilians to Win Tickets to Outer Space

February 13, 2021

Elon Musk’s SpaceX will launch a space mission with two tickets up for grabs, “USA Today” reported. Members of the public can enter to win a seat on a space expedition, commanded by a payment systems entrepreneur, that will be flown as part of Musk’s private space program. Rocket science has evolved significantly since World War II. […]

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Family Finds Mammoth Tooth on Island North of Seattle

February 9, 2021

A family on Camano Island discovered a mammoth tooth on a beach, “Stanwood Camano News” reported. The blast from the past found its new home when the family was out walking the beach. They confirmed what the discovery was with a museum in Seattle. Mammoths first evolved three million years ago. […]

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Best Illusion of the Year Announced by Neural Correlate Society

January 1, 2021

A nonprofit organization’s Best Illusion of the Year Contest has a winner for 2020, “Science Alert” reported. The award went to a 3D staircase which, when rotated, can appear to be going up or down in either direction. Perception illusions happen when our brains deceive us. […]

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100-Million-Year-Old Flower Preserved in Amber Is New Species

December 31, 2020

A newly discovered flower species dates back 100 million years, Oregon State University reported. The new species has been preserved in amber all these years and was identified by Oregon State University researchers. The mid-Cretaceous was a big time for floral spread. […]

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