A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off  from historic launch pad 39-A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Feb. 6, 2018.

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Scientists and engineers, including Greg Characklis at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, are studying the connections between water,...
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Wastewater is what gets flushed down the toilet, rinsed down the drain, and produced by places such as factories, workplaces, and homes. Kartik...
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While Earth's weather reports center on precipitation, temperature, wind direction and velocity and humidity, space weather forecasts attempt to...