Category: Science and Nature

The Math Behind Wordle Guesses
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The Math Behind Wordle Guesses

In the simple game of Wordle, players have to guess a secret five-letter word in six or fewer turns based on clues about the presence and location of letters revealed by their previous guesses. While somewhat similar games have appeared in the past, everyone who plays Wordle on a particular day has to discover the

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7 herbs that may help fight cold and flu

ByEditors of National GeographicPublished December 2, 2022• 9 min readLike many of the body’s systems, the respiratory system goes about its job somewhat outside our conscious awareness, at least most of the time. We hardly notice the 22,000 breaths taken on average each day—until it becomes more difficult to take one. The respiratory system’s constant

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If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. Learn more. Cyber Week is coming to an end, and so many of the best deals are going to disappear along with it. The good news is that there are still 70+ Black Friday

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FCC grants partial approval for Starlink second-generation constellation

by Jeff Foust — December 2, 2022 An antenna for Starlink, which says its users would also be subjected to harmful interference in the U.S. if a plan to deploy 5G in the 12 GHz band goes ahead. Credit: Starlink WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission has partially approved SpaceX’s application for the second generation

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OceanX, BIMS Have Expanded Their Partnership

Global ocean exploration nonprofit OceanX and Black in Marine Science announced this week they have expanded their partnership to better understand the oceans. Experts from both organizations will collaborate to develop scientific research as well as launch joint media and social campaigns and co-develop media projects that highlight this research and elevate Black voices in

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A targeted approach to reducing the health impacts of crop residue burning in India

A targeted approach to reducing the health impacts of crop residue burning in India by Mark Dwortzan for MIT News Boston MA (SPX) Dec 02, 2022 Crop residue burning in Punjab, India, is a major source of air pollution and threat to human health To clear the way for planting wheat in November, a farmer

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Midterm results reflect growing range of pro-choice voters

Emboldened by the results of November’s midterms, abortion rights supporters say they are preparing for even bigger fights in state legislatures and pivotal elections to come, including 2024 races for Congress and president.Victories for abortion rights ballot measures and candidates who support abortion provided a roadmap for how to win future campaigns, Democrats and leaders

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Basaltic reservoirs in the Earth’s mantle transition zone

Edited by Michael Manga, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; received May 31, 2022; accepted October 17, 2022November 21, 2022119 (48) e2209399119SignificanceThere is no direct access to the deep Earth mantle. Therefore, insights into the deep mantle composition rely on indirect observations from geophysics. We exploit seismic datasets of compressional and shear waves reflected at

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What to See in the Night Sky for December 2022

A close approach with Mars and dueling meteor showers cap off the year. Published November 30, 2022 03:36PM EST Santa’s sleigh isn’t even packed yet, but the December sky already has a few celestial gifts at the ready to close out 2022. So warm your gloves by the fire, heat the hot chocolate, and bundle

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Tesla Goes Next Level in Profits in 2023

In 2023, it will be a big mistake to ignore profits from Tesla energy, new tax credits and full self-driving software. Analysts could safely ignore energy because while it was 10% in revenue it had almost no profits. Similarly, full self driving made a lot of headlines but was only used bought by less than

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