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Earth’s atmosphere, ,

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Earth is the only planet in the solar system with an atmosphere that can sustain life. The blanket of gases that surrounds our home planet not only contains the air that we breathe but also protects us from blasts of heat and radiation emanating from the sun. It warms the planet by day and cools it at night. Earth’s atmosphere …

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Earth’s Atmosphere, ,

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Earth is the only planet in the solar system with an atmosphere that can sustain life. The blanket of gases that surrounds our home planet not only contains the air that we breathe but also protects us from blasts of heat and radiation emanating from the sun. It warms the planet by day and cools it at night. Earth’s atmosphere …

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A fix is coming for those locked out of their Chromebooks by Google’s update, Mitchell Clark

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A bad update to Chrome OS, version 91.0.4472.165, has left some users unable to log in to their accounts, or reportedly with boot-looping computers (via Android Central). If you’ve found yourself locked out of your Chromebook, help is on the way: Google posted on its system status page that it’s working on a fix, which it expects to release on …

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An on-the-ground look at Blue Origin’s motley crew, Joey Roulette

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Jeff Bezos, his brother Mark and Oliver Daemen walk off New Shepard’s landing pad as Wally Funk, 82-year-old aviation icon and the mission’s fourth passenger, remains in awe at the size of New Shepard, the suborbital rocket they all launched to space on.Joey Roulette/The Verge Today, Wally Funk, 81, and Oliver Daemen, 18, made history as the oldest and youngest …

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Planet Earth: Facts about our home planet, ,

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Earth, our home, is the third planet from the sun. While scientists continue to hunt for clues of life beyond Earth, our home planet remains the only place in the universe where we’ve ever identified living organisms. Earth is the fifth-largest planet in the solar system. It’s smaller than the four gas giants — Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune — …

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Russia will launch a new science lab to the International Space Station Wednesday. Here’s how to watch., ,

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Russia is launching its Nauka science module, which includes a new European robotic arm, to the International Space Station on Wednesday (July 21). The new module will launch from Site 200 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan atop a Proton-M carrier rocket with liftoff scheduled for 10:58 a.m. EDT (1458 GMT). NASA will broadcast the launch live on NASA TV …

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Russia will launch a new science lab to the International Space Station today. Here’s how to watch., ,

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Russia is launching its Nauka science module, which includes a new European robotic arm, to the International Space Station on Wednesday (July 21). The new module will launch from Site 200 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan atop a Proton-M carrier rocket with liftoff scheduled for 10:58 a.m. EDT (1458 GMT). NASA will broadcast the launch live on NASA TV …