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SpaceX can soon offer Starlink’s satellite internet to Canadians

SpaceX can soon offer Starlink’s satellite internet to Canadians Sponsored Links Starlink launch (Brian Linn/SpaceX) SpaceX may soon start offering Starlink’s satellite internet service to Canadians. The country’s regulators — the Innovation, Science and Economic Development department, in particular — have granted the company’s request for regulatory approval, allowing it to offer beta access to…

Nasal spray might prevent COVID-19 infections

Nasal spray might prevent COVID-19 infections Sponsored Links REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol Many hopes for a return to a semi-normal life after COVID-19 revolve around vaccines, but those injections have limits — they’re harder to deploy in low-income and rural areas where there’s no guarantee of easy distribution. Science may offer a more accessible alternative, though. Columbia…

Facebook puts groups on ‘probation’ for repeatedly spreading disinformation

Facebook puts groups on ‘probation’ for repeatedly spreading disinformation Sponsored Links REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Facebook’s post-election crackdown on groups is extending beyond bans. The company told the Washington Post that it’s now putting political and social groups on probation if they repeatedly violate community standards. If Facebook makes that call for a given group, administrators and…

Black Hole Are Finally Trending

Black Hole Are Finally Trending

Black Hole Are Finally Trending Avi Loeb With black holes, what you see is not what you get. The ring of light visible around a black hole’s silhouette originates from a radius of about 5GM/c2, where G is Newton’s constant, M is the black hole mass and c is the speed of light. This ring…