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The Motor City is moving south as EVs change the automotive industry

Jack Weaver, an 82-year-old retired dairy farmer whose house sits on a Civil War battlefield, lives near General Motors’ Spring Hill plant in Tennessee. Michael Wayland / CNBC SPRING HILL, Tenn. – Jack Weaver can point to a cannon on a Civil War battlefield from the comfort of a shaded bench in his backyard — …

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Researchers in South America Discover a New Species of Tiny but Tough Dinosaurs

Fossils of a small, prickly dinosaur recently discovered in South America may represent an entire lineage of armored dinosaurs previously unknown to science. The newly discovered species, Jakapil kaniukura, looks like a primitive relative of armored dinosaurs like Ankylosaurus or Stegosaurus, but it came from the Cretaceous, the last era of the dinosaurs, and lived …

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A new Cretaceous thyreophoran from Patagonia supports a South American lineage of armoured dinosaurs – Scientific Reports

Dinosauria—Owen, 184225, Ornithischia—Seeley, 188726, Thyreophora—Nopcsa, 191527, Jakapil kaniukura gen. et sp. nov. (Figs. 1, 2, 3, 4, Suppl. Figs. 2, 3). Figure 1 Holotype of Jakapil kaniukura (MPCA-PV-630), skull bones. (a) Skull bones in right lateral view (dashed contours based on Scelidosaurus10); (b) basisphenoid in left lateral view. af anterior foramen, btp basipterygoid process, bt …

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South Korean spacecraft launched to the moon, country’s 1st

South Korea joined the stampede to the moon Thursday with the launch of a lunar orbiter that will scout out future landing spots. The satellite launched by SpaceX is taking a long, roundabout path to conserve fuel and will arrive in December. If successful, it will join spacecraft from the U.S. and India already operating around the moon, and …

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South Korea Is Scouting Out the Moon, With More Missions to Come

South Korea set off for the moon on Thursday. But it doesn’t want to stop there. “We are also considering using the moon as an outpost for space exploration,” Kwon Hyun-joon, director general of space and nuclear energy at South Korea’s Ministry of Science, said in a written response to questions. “Although we hope to …

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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying South Korea

SpaceX launches South Korea’s 1st-ever moon mission, lands rocket at sea

South Korea is on its way to the moon. The Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO) lifted off today (Aug. 4) atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, kicking off South Korea’s first-ever deep-space mission and setting the stage for more ambitious moon efforts down the road. KPLO, also known as Danuri, “will be the first step …

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