spacenews turns 30
On Sept. 18, 1989, SpaceNews published the first of four monthly preview issues to test the waters for a trade publication focused exclusively on space. Thirty years later, we’re still here covering the business and politics of a greatly expanded global space community. SpaceNews.com... SPACE NEWS · 4 weeks
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It turns out being Sugar Daddy isn't a one-size-fits-all gig. While it occasionally lives up to the stereotype of a wealthy, middle-aged man lavishing gifts and money on a young woman in return for... more
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It turns out being Sugar Daddy isn't a one-size-fits-all gig. While it occasionally lives up to the stereotype of a wealthy, middle-aged man lavishing gifts and money on a young woman in return for... more
When masculinity turns ‘toxic’: A gender profile of mass shootings  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
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Protein that triggers plant defences to light stress identified  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
A newly discovered protein turns on plants' cellular defence to excessive light and other stress factors caused by a changing climate, according to a new study. more
Lebanon turns to neighbours for help fighting forest fires  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Lebanon has turned to its neighbours for help with battling forest fires that have ravaged homes and killed a volunteer firefighter in the Mediterranean country, the premier said on Tuesday. more
The biggest likely source of microplastics in California coastal waters? Our car tires  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
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Protein that triggers plant defences to light stress identified  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
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Remote Russian Volcano Turns the Skies Purple  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
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