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Tech Bloc has regularly lobbied San Antonio government since its creation more than three years ago, beginning with its role in helping keep ride-hailing companies Lyft and Uber in the city. But this November will mark the first time the technology industry advocacy organization has weighed in on a ballot measure.

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San Antonio City Council voted unanimously to adopt a six-month pilot program for electric scooters Thursday morning after a brief discussion. The ordinance creates a permitting system, asses fees and sets up rules for scooter companies.

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San Antonio's CPS Energy held a ceremonial groundbreaking Monday for a solar power plant and storage facility it's building with Southwest Research Institute.

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For decades, scientists studying Saturn have been saying a small amount of water vapor and granules were falling from its closest ring — the D-ring — and into the planet’s atmosphere. These findings were based on observations from the spacecrafts Pioneer, and Voyagers 1 and 2.

But newly released studies Friday contradicted these decades-old theories with a paper in the journal Science written by scientists on the Cassini mission.


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It's been more than a decade since an American spacecraft passed Venus with the Mercury-bound Messenger probe

The Parker Solar Probe will pass the intensely cloudy planet Wednesday. It’s one of seven flybys by the probe on its way to the real scientific goal: our sun.

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