Month: June 2020

SAN FRANCISCO – German launch services provider Exolaunch announced contracts June 29 to integrate NanoAvionics cubesats on SpaceX’s rideshare missions. Under the agreements, Exolaunch is procuring the launch, handling integration and deploying in orbit two six-unit cubesats built by NanoAvionics, a Lithuanian nanosatellite manufacturer. The first NanoAvionics cubesat covered by the new contract is scheduled to
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President Donald Trump and the White House knew earlier than was previously reported about alleged Russian bounties offered to Afghan militants to kill American service members, according to new reports Monday night.  Trump received a written briefing in February about intelligence regarding the alleged bounties, The New York Times reported Monday night, citing two officials
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U.S. government debt prices were higher Tuesday morning after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell emphasized the prolonged uncertainty facing the U.S. economy, as coronavirus cases soar in numerous states. At around 2:05 a.m. ET, the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was lower at 0.6283% and the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was down at 1.3780%. Yields move
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Everybody Ejaculates If you read almost any pre-WWI novel, you’ll find liberal use of the word “ejaculated” in moments of intense dialogue. Prior to the early 1900s, authors often used it to denote an exclamation; in the words of the OED, to ejaculate can mean “to utter suddenly.” This literary supercut repurposes these sudden utterances
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SEM image of electrodes infiltrated with quantum dots. Courtesy: LANL Semiconducting nanocrystals called colloidal quantum dots (CQDs) are ideal for applications such as large-panel displays and photovoltaic cells thanks to their high efficiency and colour purity. Their main drawback is their toxicity, since they have traditionally been made from cadmium or other heavy metals, such
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Shoppers ascend and descend escalators at the King of Prussia Mall, owned by Simon Property Group, United State’s largest retail shopping space, in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. Mark Makela | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines after the bell. Micron Technology — The technology company’s stock jumped as much as 6% in extended trading
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June 26 President of the legendary House record label Screamin’ Rachael (aka Rachael Cain) has announced that she intends to join in as a plaintiff in the Federal Court suit filed by  Larry Heard and Robert Owens.  Since the very beginning she has been championing House music, TRAX Records and its artists.  Screamin Rachael commented: “No
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