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There’s a fix for what ails the Mars helicopter’s software

There’s a fix for what ails the Mars helicopter’s software

The first flight of the Ingenuity helicopter on Mars is still delayed, but the mission’s team is working on a solution to make it possible. The helicopter returned data to mission teams on Earth late Friday evening that caused NASA to reschedule the first flight. Ingenuity conducted a high-speed test of its rotors Friday, but…MORE

What alien raindrops on other planets have in common with rain on Earth

What alien raindrops on other planets have in common with rain on Earth

Our solar system boasts a diverse range of planets, but some of them may share a common phenomenon with Earth: raindrops. Rain on other planets is something scientists are still striving to understand, but new research has suggested raindrops themselves are incredibly similar even in different planetary environments. The more scientists know about clouds and…MORE

WHO calls for ‘reality check’ as global Covid-19 cases surge for seventh week

WHO calls for ‘reality check’ as global Covid-19 cases surge for seventh week

The World Health Organization has warned that the world needs a “reality check” on the state of the pandemic, as countries abandon restrictions despite four weeks of rising deaths and seven weeks of rising cases globally. Maria van Kerkhove, the WHO’s technical lead for coronavirus response, said 4.4 million Covid-19 infections had been recorded across…MORE

Ingenuity helicopter’s first flight on Mars delayed

Ingenuity helicopter’s first flight on Mars delayed

We’ll have to wait a little bit longer before the first powered, controlled flight occurs on another planet. NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter, originally scheduled to fly on Mars Sunday, is now set to take off no earlier than April 14, according to the agency. The helicopter returned data to mission teams on Earth late Friday evening…MORE

Prince Charles pays tribute to his father Prince Philip

Prince Charles pays tribute to his father Prince Philip

Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, paid tribute to his late father Prince Philip on Saturday in a pre-recorded statement. “My dear Papa was a very special person who I think above all else would have been amazed by the reaction and the touching things that have been said about him, and from…MORE

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