2011 in science
The year 2011 involved many significant scientific events, including the first artificial organ transplant, the launch of China's first space station and the growth of the world population to seven bi...
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2012 in science
The year 2012 involved many significant scientific events and discoveries, including the first orbital rendezvous by a commercial spacecraft, the discovery of a particle highly similar to the long-sou...
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433 Eros
433 Eros is an S-type near-Earth asteroid approximately 34.4×11.2×11.2 kilometres (21.4×7.0×7.0 mi) in size, the second-largest near-Earth asteroid after 1036 Ganymed. It was discovered in 1898 a...
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2012 in spaceflight
The year 2012 saw a number of significant events in spaceflight. In May and October, the first Commercial Orbital Transportation Services resupply missions took place, during which the SpaceX Dragon b...
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June 2012 lunar eclipse
A partial lunar eclipse took place on June 4, 2012. It was the first of two lunar eclipses occurring in 2012, the second eclipse set to happen on November 28. The moon was about one third covered by t...
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Metallic microlattice
A metallic microlattice is a synthetic porous metallic material, consisting of an ultra-light metal foam. With a density as low as 0.9 kg/m (0.00561 lb/ft), it is one of the lightest structural m...
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