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#13/15 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball loses to #16/14 Michigan in NCAA Tournament, 70-55

 

UT Lady VolsSan Antonio, TX – No. 13/15 Tennessee women’s basketball team’s season came to an end in the second round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament on Tuesday, as the Lady Vols fell to No. 16/14 Michigan in the Alamodome, 70-55.
 
Senior Rennia Davis was the top scorer for No. 3 seed UT (17-8), finishing with 12 points. Junior Rae Burrell was close behind with 11, and senior Kasiyahna Kushkituah and sophomore Jordan Horston each turned in 10.
 
No. 6 seed Michigan (16-5) was led by Leigha Brown, who scored a game-high 23 points, and Naz Hillmon, who turned in a double-double with 19 points and 15 rebounds. Hailey Brown was also in double figures for the Wolverines with 14.

Tennessee Women's Basketball junior Rennia Davis scored 12 points Tuesday in loss to Michigan in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball junior Rennia Davis scored 12 points Tuesday in loss to Michigan in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. (UT Athletics)

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#13/15 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball takes on #16/14 Michigan in NCAA Tournament

 

#3 Seed Tennessee vs. #6 Seed Michigan

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 | 4:00pm CT / 5:00pm ET
San Antonio, TX | Alamodome | TV: ESPN2

UT Lady VolsSan Antonio, TX – No. 3 seed Tennessee Women’s Basketball (17-7, 9-4 SEC) and No. 6 seed Michigan (15-5, 9-4 Big Ten) will face one another for the first-time ever on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 in an NCAA Second Round River Walk Region contest.

The No. 13/15-ranked Lady Vols and No. 16/14 Wolverines are set to play at 5:00pm ET (4:00pm CT) on the North Court at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

UT earned its way to this meeting by winning its First Round battle with Middle Tennessee, 87-62, on Sunday in Austin.

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APSU Men’s Basketball adds DJ Peavy for 2020-21 Season

 

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – The 2020-21 Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball roster has been filled out with the addition of DJ Peavy, a San Antonio native transferring from Collin College in Plano, Texas.

Peavy spent last season at Collin College, where he did not play following his transfer from Mercer after the 2019 season ended.

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NASA’s Juno Spacecraft data reveals Shallow Lightning, Mushballs on Jupiter

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – New results from NASA’s Juno mission at Jupiter suggest our solar system’s largest planet is home to what’s called “shallow lightning.” An unexpected form of electrical discharge, shallow lightning originates from clouds containing an ammonia-water solution, whereas lightning on Earth originates from water clouds.

Other new findings suggest the violent thunderstorms for which the gas giant is known may form slushy ammonia-rich hailstones Juno’s science team calls “mushballs”; they theorize that mushballs essentially kidnap ammonia and water in the upper atmosphere and carry them into the depths of Jupiter’s atmosphere.

This illustration uses data obtained by NASA's Juno mission to depict high-altitude electrical storms on Jupiter. Juno's sensitive Stellar Reference Unit camera detected unusual lightning flashes on Jupiter's dark side during the spacecraft's close flybys of the planet. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt)

This illustration uses data obtained by NASA’s Juno mission to depict high-altitude electrical storms on Jupiter. Juno’s sensitive Stellar Reference Unit camera detected unusual lightning flashes on Jupiter’s dark side during the spacecraft’s close flybys of the planet. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt)

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NASA’s Juno Spacecraft gets first ever pictures of Jupiter’s Moon Ganymede

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – On its way inbound for a December 26th, 2019, flyby of Jupiter, NASA’s Juno spacecraft flew in the proximity of the north pole of the ninth-largest object in the solar system, the moon Ganymede. The infrared imagery collected by the spacecraft’s Jovian Infrared Auroral Mapper (JIRAM) instrument provides the first infrared mapping of the massive moon’s northern frontier.

The only moon in the solar system that is larger than the planet Mercury, Ganymede consists primarily of water ice. Its composition contains fundamental clues for understanding the evolution of the 79 Jovian moons from the time of their formation to today.

These images the JIRAM instrument aboard NASA's Juno spacecraft took on Dec. 26, 2019, provide the first infrared mapping of Ganymede's northern frontier. Frozen water molecules detected at both poles have no appreciable order to their arrangement and a different infrared signature than ice at the equator. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/ASI/INAF/JIRAM)

These images the JIRAM instrument aboard NASA’s Juno spacecraft took on Dec. 26, 2019, provide the first infrared mapping of Ganymede’s northern frontier. Frozen water molecules detected at both poles have no appreciable order to their arrangement and a different infrared signature than ice at the equator. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/ASI/INAF/JIRAM)

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U.S. Army Healthcare Professionals share their call to serve

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – The Army held Army National Hiring Days June 30th to July 2nd, 2020 as an Army-wide virtual campaign showcasing the U.S. Army’s, training, benefits and education to inspire individuals to consider military service.

The goal was to hire 10,000 new Soldiers in 150 full-time and part time career options, including Army Medicine. With a variety of medical specialties available in the Army, healthcare professionals from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) and Fort Campbell shared their experiences serving the nation and spoke about careers in the Army.

Spc. Breanna Brogan completed 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 52 weeks of Advanced Individual Training, including practice-testing specimens, before being assigned as a medical laboratory specialist at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital on Fort Campbell. Her career specialty is one of many health care professions the Army will pay eligible candidates to learn. Learn more at GoArmy.com . (U.S. Army)

Spc. Breanna Brogan completed 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 52 weeks of Advanced Individual Training, including practice-testing specimens, before being assigned as a medical laboratory specialist at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital on Fort Campbell. Her career specialty is one of many health care professions the Army will pay eligible candidates to learn. Learn more at GoArmy.com . (U.S. Army)

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NASA’s Juno spacecraft data reveals amount of Water in Jupiter’s Atmosphere

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – NASA’s Juno mission has provided its first science results on the amount of water in Jupiter’s atmosphere. Published recently in the journal Nature Astronomy, the Juno results estimate that at the equator, water makes up about 0.25% of the molecules in Jupiter’s atmosphere – almost three times that of the Sun.

These are also the first findings on the gas giant’s abundance of water since the agency’s 1995 Galileo mission suggested Jupiter might be extremely dry compared to the Sun (the comparison is based not on liquid water but on the presence of its components, oxygen and hydrogen, present in the Sun).

The JunoCam imager aboard NASA's Juno spacecraft captured this image of Jupiter's southern equatorial region on Sept. 1, 2017. The image is oriented so Jupiter's poles (not visible) run left-to-right of frame. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Kevin M. Gill)

The JunoCam imager aboard NASA’s Juno spacecraft captured this image of Jupiter’s southern equatorial region on Sept. 1, 2017. The image is oriented so Jupiter’s poles (not visible) run left-to-right of frame. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Kevin M. Gill)

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NASA’s Juno Spacecraft discovers new Cyclone on Jupiter

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – NASA says Jupiter’s south pole has a new cyclone. The discovery of the massive Jovian tempest occurred on November 3rd, 2019, during the most recent data-gathering flyby of Jupiter by NASA’s Juno spacecraft. It was the 22nd flyby during which the solar-powered spacecraft collected science data on the gas giant, soaring only 2,175 miles (3,500 kilometers) above its cloud tops.

The flyby also marked a victory for the mission team, whose innovative measures kept the solar-powered spacecraft clear of what could have been a mission-ending eclipse.

A new, smaller cyclone can be seen at the lower right of this infrared image of Jupiter's south pole taken on November 4th, 2019, during the 23rd science pass of the planet by NASA's Juno spacecraft. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/ASI/INAF/JIRAM)

A new, smaller cyclone can be seen at the lower right of this infrared image of Jupiter’s south pole taken on November 4th, 2019, during the 23rd science pass of the planet by NASA’s Juno spacecraft. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/ASI/INAF/JIRAM)

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NASA’s Juno Spacecraft maneuvers to avoid Jupiter’s Shadow

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – Last night, NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter successfully executed a 10.5-hour propulsive maneuver – extraordinarily long by mission standards. The goal of the burn, as it’s known, will keep the solar-powered spacecraft out of what would have been a mission-ending shadow cast by Jupiter on the spacecraft during its next close flyby of the planet on November 3rd, 2019.

Juno began the maneuver yesterday, on September 30th, at 6:46pm CDT (4:46pm PDT) and completed it early on October 1st. Using the spacecraft’s reaction-control thrusters, the propulsive maneuver lasted five times longer than any previous use of that system.

This picture depicts the point of view of NASA's Juno spacecraft during its eclipse-free approach to the gas giant November 3rd, 2019. The Sun is depicted as the yellow dot rising up just to left of the planet. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SWRI)

This picture depicts the point of view of NASA’s Juno spacecraft during its eclipse-free approach to the gas giant November 3rd, 2019. The Sun is depicted as the yellow dot rising up just to left of the planet. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SWRI)

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Nashville Sounds loses Thursday night to San Antonio Missions

 

Nashville SoundsSan Antonio, TX -The Nashville Sounds jumped out fast, but faded late in 5-3 loss to the San Antonio Missions Thursday night. That completed the sweep for the Missions over the Sounds.

Nashville took the early lead in the top of the first inning. Zack Granite led off with a double and scored on a single by Scott Heineman. He later scored on a single by Nick Solak to give the Sounds a 2-0 lead.

Shelby Miller made the start for the Missions in his first pitching appearance since June 25th with the Texas Rangers before being released. He threw 40 pitches in the first inning and 28 pitches in the second inning.

Nashville Sounds Lead Into the Sixth Inning Wan’t Enough to Defeat San Antonio Missions. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Lead Into the Sixth Inning Wan’t Enough to Defeat San Antonio Missions. (Nashville Sounds)

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