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Saturday April 30th, 2022 day edition

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Although the recommendations aren’t binding, NASA takes these reports seriously.

Simon is “pretty optimistic” that a mission to Uranus, at least, will begin in the next decade.

The new survey had two top priorities: A flagship mission to explore Uranus and another to visit Saturn’s moon Enceladus.

Mission ideas might already be on the table, but the reports tell NASA in what order to pursue them.

Uranus and Neptune, the “ice giants” of the solar system, are among the least studied planets in our solar system.

Uranus and Neptune are similar in their size, though Uranus has a colder subsurface than the other three gas giants, spins sideways, and has a system of moons that formed along with it.

But with decent funding, there’s a good chance that one or both missions come to fruition. »

Judge upholds Ghislaine Maxwell's sex trafficking conviction

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A trial judge has concluded there was enough evidence to convict Ghislaine Maxwell of sex trafficking.

The judge also concluded the juror “harbored no bias toward the defendant and could serve as a fair and impartial juror.”.

Epstein was 66 when he took his own life in a federal jail cell in August 2019 as he awaited a sex trafficking trial. »

The US generated a record 18% of its electricity from wind and solar in March

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Last month, the US generated 18% of its electricity from wind and solar (59 TWh) for the first time.

In 2015, the US generated just 5.7% of its electricity from wind and solar (229.8 TWh).

The trend reflects the global acceleration toward wind and solar energy, which have doubled since 2015 to deliver a record 10% of global electricity in 2021, according to Ember’s “Global Electricity Review.”. »

New Games with Gold for May 2022

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Xbox Live Gold members will have exclusive access to these games for a limited time as part of Games with Gold.

So will Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members, who receive all the fantastic benefits of Gold plus access to over 100 high-quality games with Xbox Game Pass.

Read more about our Games with Gold program here and stay tuned to Xbox Wire for all the latest news on Xbox. »