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2 Indian Teenagers Miss NASA 3-D Challenge Award, Ryan Beam’s in-Space Plant Factory Wins

The prestigious NASA’s 3-D Challenger award has gone to Ryan Beam of California, while the most-anticipated hopefuls — Rajan Vivek from Arizona and Prasanna Krishnamoorthy from Delaware — failed to win it. The NASA 3-D space Container Challenge asked students to design models of containers that could help astronauts keep things in order in space and the top ten finalists ...

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Astronomers solve ‘Cold Spot’ mystery in sky

Astronomers may have found an explanation for the existence of the “Cold Spot” which may be “the largest individual structure ever identified by humanity”. In 2004, astronomers examining a map of the radiation leftover from the Big Bang discovered the “Cold Spot” — a larger-than-expected unusually cold area of the sky. The physics surrounding the Big Bang theory predicts warmer ...

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Asteroid Impact: Scientists Call for More Resources, Ask for Greater Prevention

Over 100 scientists, including astronauts, have signed a declaration in which they ask for more resources to prevent asteroid strikes against Earth and raise awareness about the danger such strikes could pose. In an event held simultaneously in London and San Francisco on Wednesday, six of the signatories presented the “100x Asteroid Declaration” which says that without human intervention, the ...

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