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Parts of the moon may provide temperatures suitable for humans

Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, found that the moon has craters with shaded regions that hover steadily around 63 degrees Fahrenheit (17 degrees Celsius), a stable temperate range for humans. The Journal of Geophysical Research Letters published the study in July. These craters, which may lead to caves that could also provide …

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Scientists reveal the first images of atoms swimming in liquid

The camera first captured the movement of single atoms through a liquid. Using a sandwich of ultra-thin material that is effectively two-dimensional, the scientists trapped and observed platinum atoms “swimming” along a surface under various pressures. The results will help us better understand how the presence of a liquid changes the behavior of a solid …

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This giant ‘hydro battery’ under the Alps could be a game changer for renewable energy in Europe

Starting operations last month, the water battery, called Nant de Drance, is a pump-storage hydropower plant that delivers the same energy storage capacity as 400,000 electric car batteries. Located high in the Swiss Alps in the canton of Valais, the plant is equipped with agile and reversible turbines that offer new levels of flexibility, says …

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The Indonesian government blocks Steam, Epic, Ubisoft and Nintendo

Over the weekend, the Indonesian government began the task of blocking any website or service that failed to register as part of new “internet control” laws. It’s pretty much over, including everything from Steam to the Epic Games Store to Nintendo Online to EA and Ubisoft platforms. Indonesia’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (Kominfo) …

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Socceroo champion saved the penalty that led to qualification for the World Cup

Football commentator: Now it’s time for Andrew Redmayne to accomplish a little miracle. Dan Conifer, Reporter: It’s one of the boldest coaching calls in Australian sport history – bringing substitute sockro goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne to the bench for a penalty shootout against Peru to decide which team will qualify for this year’s World Cup. Football …

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Tyrannosaurus Rex is the only real king of dinosaurs

Not so fast, according to new research published Monday, arguing that T. rex should not be reclassified. Any differences in the fossils only reflect the fact that dinosaurs, like humans, came in different shapes and sizes. “Tyrannosaurus rex remains the only true king of dinosaurs,” paleontologist Steve Brusatte, co-author of the latest analysis and professor …

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