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First supermoon of 2020 is coming this weekend

First supermoon of 2020 is coming this weekend

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A brilliant full moon rises above NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida in 2017. NASA/Kim Shiflett Get ready for the first supermoon of 2020. According to NASA, the moon will be completely full on Sunday, Feb. 9 at 2:33 a.m. ET, but will appear full all weekend, from about Friday evening to Monday morning. Because…
First U.S. Case Person-To-Person Transmission Of Coronavirus Announced

First U.S. Case Person-To-Person Transmission Of Coronavirus Announced

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A sixth person in the U.S. has been diagnosed with the new coronavirus. The Chicago man contracted it from his wife, who fell ill after traveling to China.
First chocolate chip cookies baked in space have to be vetted for safety

First chocolate chip cookies baked in space have to be vetted...

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Who says you can't make chocolate chip cookies on the International Space Station?  Chowhound Cookie monsters, rejoice: Chocolate chip cookies can be baked in space, but they'll take a lot longer to make there than the ones you whip up at home in your Earth oven. The first batch of cookies baked on the International…
First look at a tiny display made to sit on your eye video

First look at a tiny display made to sit on your...

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What if instead of having your eyes glued to your phone all day, the information you want from your phone could somehow come to your eyes. That's the idea behind Mojo visions prototype smart contact the Mojo lens. I had an opportunity to briefly demo the device and some related prototypes, and it definitely felt…
Boeing 777X first flight postponed because of winds

Boeing 777X first flight postponed because of winds

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The new Boeing 777X features wingtips that fold up. You can see one of those in the upright position just behind the cockpit here. Boeing Boeing's newest airliner, the 777X, will have to wait for another day to make its first flight. The company called off its planned Friday test flight because of windy conditions,…
CDC Announces First U.S. Case Of New Coronavirus In Washington State

CDC Announces First U.S. Case Of New Coronavirus In Washington State

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A Seattle-area man who recently traveled to China returned infected with the coronavirus responsible for at least 300 illnesses and at least six deaths. It's the first U.S. case of the new virus. AILSA CHANG, HOST: A man from Washington state recently returned from China infected with a new virus that is responsible for about…
First new comet of 2020 crashes into sun just after being discovered

First new comet of 2020 crashes into sun just after being...

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An artist's depiction of a comet flying through the inner solar system NASA/SOFIA/Lynette Cook Space is so vast that it can be hard for a little comet to get noticed. In the case of one tiny Kreutz sungrazer, it was seen for the first time just before plunging headlong into the sun to be promptly…
Ready For Your First Marathon? Training Can Cut Years Off Your Cardiovascular Age

Ready For Your First Marathon? Training Can Cut Years Off Your...

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Running and other moderate exercise can protect against lifestyle disease. A new study shows training for a marathon slows cardiovascular aging. RichVintage/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption RichVintage/Getty Images Running and other moderate exercise can protect against lifestyle disease. A new study shows training for a marathon slows cardiovascular aging. RichVintage/Getty Images If you've ever…
Elon Musk shows how first Crewed Dragon mission should look

Elon Musk shows how first Crewed Dragon mission should look

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A rendering of a Crew Dragon readying for launch.  NASA Not long after competitor Boeing had trouble sending its new Starliner spacecraft to the International Space Station, Elon Musk has shared his vision of how to get astronauts to orbit from US soil for the first time in nearly a decade.  The SpaceX CEO on…
The world’s first 3D-printed community is officially under construction video

The world’s first 3D-printed community is officially under construction video

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The Vulcan 2 3D printer can print a house in just 24 hours of print time. This technology is currently being put to the test in rural Mexico, where it's being used to build the world's first 3D-printed community, designed for residents living on less than $3 a day.

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