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Scientists Accurately Measure the Volume of Snow with Cloud Seeding for the First Time

Trying to create precipitation through cloud seeding has been on-going for years.February 25, 2020In a first, researchers have created snowfall using radars and tools in order to measure the volume of snow produced through cloud seeding.The gentle snowfall was created by a team from the University of Colorado Boulder thanks to a technique that mixes tiny particles into the atmosphere, which generates more precipitation than usual.
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A Car-Sized Asteroid Had a Near-Miss with Earth

The asteroid that came as close as 1,830 miles (2,950 km) to Earth was only noticed six hours later.August 18, 2020Asteroids ploughing into Earth is something we hope to avoid. Imagine if such an impact happened in one of our major cities, the effects would be catastrophic. That& 39;s why there are such inventions as NASA& 39;s ion engine, for instance.
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Tesla Explains Why It Is Suing Alameda County, Musk Threatens to Leave California

In the lawsuit, Tesla declared that & 34;the county is making rules that directly contradict and undermine the policy announced by the governor in his orders.& 34;May 10, 2020On Saturday, Tesla filed a lawsuit against Alameda County in an effort to reopen its Fremont, California, car factory. Meanwhile, Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter to threaten to leave California altogether while the firm released a blog explaining these recent circumstances.
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Multi-directional maglev elevators make getting around high rises easier

December 04, 2014Elevators changed how people moved around buildings when they were first designed around 160 years ago. However, since then the design of them hasn& 39;t changed all that much as they can still only travel up and down in mechanical fashion in a vertical shaft. ThyssenKrupp hopes to change this with an elevator that would look right at home in Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory.
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Scientists Identify the Protein Responsible for the Brain Benefits of Exercise

The study could prove beneficial to those who have limitations that don& 39;t allow them to exercise.July 12, 2020Exercise is not only great for the body, but it is also great for the mind. It has been found to protect the brain from age-related cognitive decline and has been shown to improve cognition in individuals at risk of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and frontotemporal dementia.
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