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How to build a house on the moon

The house is hit by bullet-fast micrometeorites and pushed by earthquakes that last for hours. Temperatures can exceed 250 degrees during the day and drop below -200 degrees at night. Looking out the window risks exposure to radiation. A plumbing leak could spell doom. But if the Resilient Extra-Terrestrial Habitats …

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First physics results from prototype detector published

The DUNE collaboration has published its first scientific article based on data collected with the ProtoDUNE single-phase detector located at CERN’s Neutrino platform. Credit: CERN The DUNE collaboration has published its first scientific article based on data collected with the ProtoDUNE single-phase detector located at CERN’s Neutrino platform. The results …

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Rocks of an asteroid set for delivery to Earth

Hayabusa 2 A Japanese spacecraft is about to deliver the first large sample of rock and soil from an asteroid to Earth. The Hayabusa-2 spacecraft will release its valuable sample cache, which is expected to parachute towards a safe landing in the Australian outback. He grabbed the cosmic treasure last …

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