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The Sputnik "Спутник" program was a series of unmanned satellite space missions by the Soviet Union (USSR) in the 1950s. Today marks the 50th anniversary of Sputnik and the Space Race. Sputnik 1 was launched on October 4, 1957. The…

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Scientists recently discovered that land-based plant material, such as tree trunks, leaves, and kukui nuts; and coastal macroalgae indirectly support the increased abundances of bottom fish in submarine canyons, like those off the north shore of Moloka'i. (more…)