Category: Science & Environment

NASA halts work on lunar lander by SpaceX after Blue Origin files suit thumbnail

NASA halts work on lunar lander by SpaceX after Blue Origin files suit

Vipul Haria /August 20, 2021

WASHINGTON: NASA agreed on Thursday to temporarily halt work on a $2.9 billion lunar lander contract awarded to Elon Musk`s SpaceX after rival billionaire businessman Jeff Bezos`s Blue Origin sued the U.S government, an agency spokeswoman said. Blue Origin has said its lawsuit, filed in the US Court of Federal Claims last week, was “an…

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Chinese scientists discover ancient fossils of new rodent species

Vipul Haria /August 16, 2021

Rodents Based on the analysis of the teeth of the new species of rodents, it is believed that they lived in the late Eocene, about 38 million to 34 million years ago. Image for representational use only BEIJING: A team of Chinese scientists has discovered ancient fossils of new rodent species in the country’s northwest…