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New Hubble data suggests there is an ingredient missing from current dark matter theories | Science Daily

Astronomers discovered that there is a missing link on their study with¬†dark matter theories based on their new data from¬†the¬†Hubble telescope.¬†Dark matter is the invisible glue that keeps stars bound together inside a galaxy and makes up the bulk of the matter in the Universe.¬†Using Hubble imaging and VL T spectroscopy,¬†the astronomers¬†have uncovered an unexpected discrepancy between¬†observations of the dark ... Read More »

How does health influence voting behavior? | Medical News Today

Eight months before the 2020 presidential election, a poll from Kaiser Family Foundation shows that healthcare and the economy are the top issues¬†of registered voters.¬†Another interesting study¬†also reveals that¬†people with ongoing health concerns are more likely to support a party that offers more comprehensive healthcare reforms. However, these individuals are less likely to vote¬†due to worsening health.¬†With this¬†realization, it is ... Read More »

Florence’s wine portals from the 17th Century | BBC Travel

Since the lockdown, more restaurants are closing and abiding¬†by¬†social distancing protocol. The‚ÄĮbuchette¬†del vino, or ‚Äúwine holes‚ÄĚ,¬†became¬†a¬†prominent¬†symbol of the Bubonic¬†plague of¬†1630 as they allowed for the safe sale of wine and food to avoid infection.¬†Today,¬†restaurants are using¬†the wine holes¬†again¬†as an opportunity to serve their customers¬†and¬†for¬†locals to reminisce about¬†their rich history. Source:¬†http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20200910-florences-wine-portals-from-the-17th-century?ocid=global_travel_rss Read More »

Rear Adm. H. W. Howard III relieved Rear Adm. Collin P. Green as Commander, Naval Special Warfare Command (NSWC) during a change of command ceremony | DVIDS

Rear Adm. H. W. Howard III has relieved Rear Adm. Collin P. Green as Commander of the Naval Special Warfare Command. U.S. Army General Richard D. Clarke, Commander of the United States Special Operations Command was the presiding officer and stated, ‚Äúfor 19 years, SOF has been the tip of the spear operating around the globe to protect our American ... Read More »

A new island of hope rising from the Indian Ocean | BBC Travel

The island of Maldives¬†is¬†one of¬†the most attractive tourist spots¬†around the world.¬†However, the island is¬†threatened by rising ocean levels due to climate change¬†and¬†is predicted to be submerged by¬†the¬†year 2100. To solve¬†this problem, a¬†new artificial¬†Island of¬†Hope named¬†Hulhumal√©¬†was built¬†by¬†using millions of cubic meters of sand pumped from the seabed.¬†¬†Long-term¬†ambitions for¬†Hulhumal√©¬†are¬†envisioned as hosting up to 240,000 people in¬†a¬†well-designed style by the mid-2020s. This vision ... Read More »

Australian telescope finds no signs of alien technology in 10 million star systems | Science Daily

A radio telescope¬†known as¬†Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) telescope¬†was used by astronomers¬†to explore¬†the space¬†around the Vela constellation with¬†at least 10 million stars.¬†Even¬†if¬†there were no observation of any¬†radio emission from space,¬†this is the deepest and broadest search at low frequencies for¬†extraterrestrial life.¬†‚ÄúAlthough there is a long way to go in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, telescopes such as the MWA will continue ... Read More »

Northrop Grumman wins $13 billion contract to replace US ballistic missiles | Stars & Stripes

Northrop Grumman was¬†awarded¬†a¬†$13.3 billion contract by the U.S. Air Force¬†to replace America’s aging stock of intercontinental ballistic missiles. The defense manufacturer¬†takes a step forward in¬†modernizing the¬†nuclear¬†enterprise¬†as threats¬†from countries such as Russia and China¬†continue.¬†The contract announced¬†that Northrop will manufacture missiles¬†that can be operational by 2029.¬†In 2019, the CBO estimated that the Pentagon would spend $61 billion over the subsequent 10 years ... Read More »

The Marine Corps’s new battlewagon is getting a 30mm cannon to take out enemy aircraft | Task & Purpose

The Marine Corps is planning to acquire brand-new battlewagons¬†with a 30mm cannon. This is¬†to track and destroy enemy drones and aircraft,‚ÄĮaccording‚ÄĮto a new notice from the service.¬†The Marine Corps System¬†Command announced that they intend to issue a sole-source, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to Northrup Grumman subcontractor Alliant Techsystems for up to 300‚ÄĮXM914E1 30 x 113mm chain guns, with the actual award scheduled ... Read More »

‚ÄėThe Battle of Khasham‚Äô saw US troops rout Russian mercenaries in Syria | We Are the Mighty

The Battle of¬†Kasham¬†started on¬†Feb. 7, 2018,¬†when¬†500 pro-government Syrian troops including Iranian-trained Shia militiamen, along with Russian military contractors, began their attack on the¬†Kurish-led Syrian Democratic Forces headquarters.‚ÄĮThis¬†prompted¬†Syria to accuse the United States of carrying out a “brutal massacre” of its troops and Russia to accuse the U.S. of being economically motivated in its actions.¬† After calling to ensure no official ... Read More »

Amid devastated economy, job mentorship crucial for veterans, report finds | Military.com

Veterans are¬†facing continuous problems¬†on underemployment where they find work unsuited for their skills. Adding up the¬†distress brought by¬†the¬†pandemic, veterans¬†have¬†a¬†harder time coping¬†with¬†entering the workforce. A report shows¬†a recommendation for a¬†corporate mentorship program¬†at American Corporate¬†Partners (ACP)¬†in which civilian business leaders would advise a veteran once a month for a year on navigating the job market.¬†ACP mentors will¬†assist veterans on how to “translate ... Read More »