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White House pushes Pentagon to jumpstart a national 5G network
White House chief of staff Mark Meadows is leaning on the Pentagon to move ahead with a plan to stand up a 5G wireless network, sources tell Axios, and the idea, despite opposition from key government and private-sector players, could well outlive the Trump administration.
Why it matters: The Department of Defense could lease out capacity to wireless carriers and other companies in need of the ubiquitous, high-speed connectivity that 5G technology promises. That prospect
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Two NASA astronauts returned to Earth on Sunday in a dramatic, retro-style splashdown, their capsule parachuting into the Gulf of Mexico to close out an unprecedented test flight by Elon Musk’s SpaceX company.
It was the first splashdown by U.S. astronauts in 45 years, with the first commercially built and operated spacecraft to carry people to and from orbit. The return clears the way for another SpaceX crew launch as early as next month and possible tourist flights next year.
Test pilots Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken rode the SpaceX Dragon capsule back to Earth less than a
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The possum-like rat, Uromys vika, was believed to be mythical until it was discovered in Winfield, Illinois last month after seven years of searching Pacific islands.
BY MARK WAGHORN
An illustration shows the new species of giant rat, the Uromys vika (Image: The Field Museum / SWNS.com)
A new species of giant rat has been discovered in suburban Chicago which is so strong it can crack open coconuts with its teeth.
Measuring one-and-a-half feet long and weighing more than a kilo (2lbs), it is five times bigger than