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What you need to know about coronavirus on Friday, July 3

As America prepares to celebrate a Fourth of July unlike any other, another Covid-19 record has been set: 52,291 new cases were confirmed yesterday. But warnings by medical experts that this weekend’s gatherings could produce a disastrous spike in infections continue to be ignored by some of the country’s top officials. President Donald Trump will…MORE

New crew will launch to the International Space Station in October

New crew will launch to the International Space Station in October

This October, NASA astronaut Kate Rubins and Russian cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov will launch to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in southern Kazakhstan. Although NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken successfully launched to the station in May from the United States aboard the SpaceX Endeavour, launches to the space…MORE

Iran struggles to explain fire at Natanz nuclear complex

Iran struggles to explain fire at Natanz nuclear complex

Iran struggled to explain a fire that tore through the Iranian Natanz nuclear complex on Thursday morning, causing major damage to a site that has been key to the country’s uranium enrichment program. The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) shared an image of the damaged building, which appeared to show a roof charred by…MORE

The fastest-growing black hole in the universe has a massive appetite

The fastest-growing black hole in the universe has a massive appetite

The fastest-growing black hole in the universe is 34 billion times the mass of our sun and feasts on a meal the equivalent of our sun each day, according to a new study. This massive, hungry black hole was first identified and studied by researchers in May 2018. Previously, they believed it consumed the mass…MORE

What you need to know about coronavirus on Thursday, July 2

What you need to know about coronavirus on Thursday, July 2

Six months into the pandemic, the situation is only getting worse. The World Health Organization said yesterday that the number of new infections has exceeded 160,000 every single day in the past week — double the level seen at the height of the European outbreak in March and April. In the Americas, the situation is…MORE

Astronomers glimpse a planetary core 730 light-years away

Astronomers glimpse a planetary core 730 light-years away

Astronomers have been able to peer inside a planet for the first time, according to a new study. They discovered the exposed planetary core that was likely once at the center of a gas giant orbiting a distant star. The core is similar in size to Neptune and was found closely orbiting a star similar…MORE

What you need to know about coronavirus on Wednesday, July 1

What you need to know about coronavirus on Wednesday, July 1

In the absence of leadership from the top, it’s up to every individual to do the right thing. Going to a bar is definitely not the right thing, Dr. Anthony Fauci, America’s top infectious disease expert, said at a Senate committee hearing yesterday. “Bars: really not good, really not good … We really have got…MORE

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Get ready for a unique live music experience you’ll never forget, the Drive-In Concert Series at Smokies Stadium! Bring a lawn chair, listen to the sound system or tune in through your car radio and enjoy the music at a safe, responsible distance.

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