Day: April 2, 2019

Highlights from the 2019 Moriond conference (electroweak physics)

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CERN – European Organization for Nuclear Research logo. April 2, 2019 The latest experimental data provide more stringent tests of the Standard Model and of rare phenomena of the microworld At the 66th Rencontres de Moriond conference, which is taking place in La Thuile, Italy, physicists working at CERN are presenting their most recent results. […]

Resupply Rocket at Launch Pad as Astronauts Prep for Third Spacewalk

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ISS – Expedition 59 Mission patch / ROSCOSMOS – Russian Vehicles patch. April 2, 2019 The Expedition 59 crew is ramping up for new supplies arriving at the International Space Station on Thursday and another spacewalk taking place on Monday. The orbital residents also managed to conduct ongoing microgravity science and life support maintenance today. […]

Designing a Key to Unlock Parkinson�s Disease

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ISS – CASIS Investigation patch. April 2, 2019 Space-Grown Crystals Offer Clarity on Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson�s disease affects more than 5 million people on Earth. Research on the International Space Station could provide insight into this chronic neurodegenerative disease and help scientists find ways to treat and prevent it. The investigation, Crystallization of LRRK2 Under […]

First satellite in European SpaceDataHighway forges 20,000 successful laser links

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ESA – EDRS Mission logo. 2 April 2019 The European Data Relay System (EDRS)�dubbed the �SpaceDataHighway� by its private operator, Airbus�has passed another milestone. EDRS-A, the first satellite in what will eventually be a global constellation, has made its 20,000th successful optical link to its customer satellites since its launch in January 2016, marking a […]