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How black holes can spaghettify stars that fall too close – Mashable

Spaghetti never sounded so deadly.

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Spaghettification sounds like a particularly unpleasant thing to happen to pretty much anything that isn’t a lump of pasta dough. Now imagine it happening to a star.
Thats precisely what astronomers around the world observed over a six-month period when a black hole stretched and ripped apart a star that was sucked into its intense gravitational grasp at a distance of 215 million light years from Earth, as detailed in an Oct. 12 study
published through the Royal Astronomical Society. It was t…

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What is HIIT? | High Intensity Interval Training for Runners – Runner’s World

HIIT can take your training and performance to the next level. Here’s everything you need to know about this super effective style of training.

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High-intensity interval training, or HIIT for short, was named one of the top fitness trends in the world for 2020, based on an annual survey by the American College of Sports Medicine. This super hard, super effective style of training isn’t just the “it” workout of the moment—of the 14 years ACSM has been conducting this survey, HIIT ranked in the top three spots for six consecutive years.
Why? Because it works, and it works fast. Whether you’re coming straight off the couch, training for a …

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Driver of the largest mass extinction in the history of the Earth identified – Phys.org

Life on Earth has a long, but also an extremely turbulent history. On more than one occasion, the majority of all species became extinct and an already highly d…

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Life on Earth has a long, but also an extremely turbulent history. On more than one occasion, the majority of all species became extinct and an already highly developed biodiversity shrank to a minimum again, changing the course of evolution each time. The most extensive mass extinction took place about 252 million years ago. It marked the end of the Permian Epoch and the beginning of the Triassic Epoch. About three quarters of all land life and about 95 percent of life in the ocean disappeared …

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Hell Yes, InSight’s Heat Probe Is Now Completely Buried on Mars – Gizmodo Australia

There’s some happy news to report from the Red Planet, as the stubborn Mars InSight heat probe, known as “the mole,” is now completely buried. It’s an encouragi…

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Theres some happy news to report from the Red Planet, as the stubborn Mars InSight heat probe, known as the mole, is now completely buried. Its an encouraging development, as the surrounding dirt could coax the device into drilling deeper through the Martian crust.
The ongoing saga of the InSight landers Heat Flow and Physical Properties Package has taken an important turn, or at least we hope. The self-hammering drill, built by the German space agency (DLR) and operated by NASAs Jet Propulsion…

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