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Establish rules for the "place of lawlessness" that is space

Establish rules for the “place of lawlessness” that is space

US President Joe Biden’s administration is drafting an executive order aimed at streamlining approvals for private rocket launches as part of a broader effort to bring legal and regulatory clarity to US businesses on everything from space travel to private space stations. According to officials familiar with the effort, the order is part of a …

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Study rules out primordial black holes originally clustered as dark matter candidates

Study rules out primordial black holes originally clustered as dark matter candidates

Pixabay. Primordial black holes (PBH) are fascinating cosmic bodies that have been widely studied by astrophysicists around the world. As their name suggests, these are black holes that would have appeared in the early days of the universe, less than a second after the Big Bang. Physics theory suggests that in the split second before …

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Pit Bull Ownership Isn't a Constitutional Right, According to Federal Court Rules, But the Fight Continues

Pit Bull Ownership Isn’t a Constitutional Right, According to Federal Court Rules, But the Fight Continues

“Dog owners” had argued “(1) Pit Bull-type dogs are no more or less dangerous than other dog breeds; (2) neither breed nor physical characteristics are predictive of a dog’s aggressiveness or biting propensity; and (3) the city’s method of identifying dogs as Pit Bulls is inherently unreliable. As for dangerousness, dog owners argued that canine …

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Proposed EU carbon disposal rules are open to greenwashing, experts say

Proposed EU carbon disposal rules are open to greenwashing, experts say

EU plans to certify carbon removals from the atmosphere risk enabling greenwashing and are not enough to cut emissions to limit global warming, climate change experts say. According to the latest version of the proposal, operators of carbon removal systems will be able to log carbon taken and stored deep in underground rock formations. This …

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UK tenants are charged with causing toxic mold and life-threatening conditions under new rules

Thousands of tenants could be blamed for toxic black mold and other life-threatening hazards under a government overhaul of the housing enforcement system. Leaked documents seen by the Observer suggest councils inspecting rented properties will be formally tasked with reviewing residents’ behavior when deciding whether to take action against landlords due to unsafe conditions. As …

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What happens if you break the law in space - and 3 times people or governments have tested the rules

What happens if you break the law in space – and 3 times people or governments have tested the rules

In 1967, 112 nations signed the Outer Space Treaty which laid the foundations of international space law. There are no known cases of anyone being accused of committing a crime in space. But there are three notable moments when people or governments tested the rules. Loading Something is loading. Thank you for your registration! Access …

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