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NASA investigates SpaceX because Elon Musk smoked weed

NASA investigates SpaceX because Elon Musk smoked weed

The review comes after a tumultuous time for Musk, whose behavior led to a series of scandals. SpaceX said in a statement that "human spaceflight is the core mission of our company". "Is the c...

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NASA selects landing site for Mars 2020 Rover

NASA selects landing site for Mars 2020 Rover

The unmanned probe has to leave Cape Canaveral in Florida in July 2020 with an Atlas-V launcher. It will not only seek signs of ancient habitable conditions - and past microbial life - but the rover a...

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Days from European Union summit, May takes Brexit battle to Brussels

Days from European Union summit, May takes Brexit battle to Brussels

She issued a warning to pro-Brexit hardliners that if they vote against the deal on offer, they could end up seeing the divorce thwarted. Germany is understood to be growing frustrated with European...

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UN Environment Boss Erik Solheim Resigns After Accusations of Misuse of Resources

UN Environment Boss Erik Solheim Resigns After Accusations of Misuse of Resources

When asked by OIOS auditors to account for the 76 days spent in Oslo (Norway) and Paris (France), Erik Solheim email: "We can not accept this question on holiday vs job ... "The secretary-general is...

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Air Pollution Overtakes HIV/AIDS, Cigarrete Smoking as Top Killers - Research

Air Pollution Overtakes HIV/AIDS, Cigarrete Smoking as Top Killers - Research

Life expectancy averages slightly below 69 in the South Asian nation of 1.3 billion, according to the World Bank. The research indicates that taking the number of lives lost and years taken away fro...

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Russian Progress supply ship docks at space station

Russian Progress supply ship docks at space station

If all goes well, the automated spacecraft will reach the station around 5:20 a.m. Monday, bringing 2,255 pounds of science gear, 64 pounds of spacewalk equipment, 2,183 pounds of space station hardwa...

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Dead Whale Found to Have 13 Pounds of Plastic in Stomach

Dead Whale Found to Have 13 Pounds of Plastic in Stomach

Social Media / Reuters Plastic found in the whale's stomach. Wakatobi National Park chief Heri Santoso said the mammal was male and the 13 pounds of trash in its stomach were identified as 115 pla...

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Jezero Crater Announced As Mars 2020 Rover Landing Site

The landing site of Jezero Crater is different because of its abundant carbonate rocks and what they can hopefully reveal about early habitability on Mars , NASA said. Instead of having an analytic...

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'We Are Smarter Than That': Finns Hilariously Mock Trump's 'Raking' Solution

'We Are Smarter Than That': Finns Hilariously Mock Trump's 'Raking' Solution

The people of Finland have trolled US President Donald Trump on social media after he suggested California should follow the Scandinavian country's lead and do more " raking " to prevent wildf...

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Leonid Meteor shower- Shooting stars, clear skies and a fine United Kingdom weekend

Leonid Meteor shower- Shooting stars, clear skies and a fine United Kingdom weekend

If you're willing to fearless some chilly early morning temperatures, you'll have the opportunity to marvel at the bright strokes of cosmic debris from November's Leonid meteor shower , which is at i...

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Wombat poop: Scientists reveal mystery behind cube-shaped droppings

Wombat poop: Scientists reveal mystery behind cube-shaped droppings

During the American Physical Society's Division of Fluid Dynamics 71st Annual Meeting, which will take place November 18-20 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, Yang and her co-au...

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SpaceX scraps plan to upgrade Falcon 9 for more ‘reusability’

SpaceX scraps plan to upgrade Falcon 9 for more ‘reusability’

In his reply to a Twitter user, Musk specified that "radical" changes had been introduced to the BFR design. Instead of upgrading Falcon 9 for more reusability, SpaceX was now focusing on "accel...

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Trump says will make acting EPA head Wheeler permanent

Trump says will make acting EPA head Wheeler permanent

Environmental groups quickly voiced their opposition. Environmental groups have criticized Wheeler for his part work lobbying for coal companies and have criticized his work furthering Trump's agend...

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Blastoff! Russian Spaceship Launches Tons of Provides to House Station

Blastoff! Russian Spaceship Launches Tons of Provides to House Station

A Russian Soyuz rocket with a cargo vessel is to blast off Friday in the first launch to the International Space Station (ISS) since a manned accident last month. Since the October mishap, two Soyuz r...

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Super-earth discovered orbiting the sun’s famous stellar neighbor

Super-earth discovered orbiting the sun’s famous stellar neighbor

This was reported in the journal Nature . "The biggest "kick" about this discovery is the host star", Paul Butler, study co-author and astronomer at the Carnegie Institution for Science, told CN...

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Report finds biomass can play bigger role in United Kingdom energy production

Report finds biomass can play bigger role in United Kingdom energy production

It says the balance could be derived by a threefold increase in imports from overseas of biomass, which has been sourced sustainably. " Climate change is also explicitly among the "public goods" li...

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Scientists throw weight behind changing the definition of a kilogram

The so-called "Grand K" kilogram, a cylinder of polished platinum-iridium alloy that has been the world's sole true kilo since 1889, is to be retired. The change will have no discernable impact for mo...

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SpaceX launches Es'hail-2 satellite, ties launch record

SpaceX launches Es'hail-2 satellite, ties launch record

Knifing through an overcast sky, the rocket quickly disappeared from view, leaving a slowly fading rumble in its wake. Two minutes and 35 seconds after liftoff, the first stage separated and dropped...

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Super-Earth Exoplanet Found Orbiting Barnard's Star | Astronomy

Super-Earth Exoplanet Found Orbiting Barnard's Star | Astronomy

The discovery is reported in the journal Nature . "At a distance of only six light years, Barnard's Star b could conceivably be visited by people from Earth". "[The candidate] is very strong in t...

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China creates 'artificial sun' to burn at 100,000,000 degrees

China creates 'artificial sun' to burn at 100,000,000 degrees

The EAST reactor was built as an " artificial sun ", designed to replicate the process by which the sun creates energy, in hopes of unlocking the secrets of how to make nuclear fusion a practical re...

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Massive Crater Discovered Under Greenland Ice

Massive Crater Discovered Under Greenland Ice

The impact site is described as very well preserved and one of the youngest large craters on Earth. A 2007 study suggested that an asteroid impact might have caused ecological disarray at that time,...

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Climate change may zap male fertility, scientists find

Climate change may zap male fertility, scientists find

In a paper published to Nature Communications , the research team found evidence that heatwaves have damaged sperm in insects, explaining why climate change is having such an impact on species po...

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Delhi air quality turns severe again, likely to improve on Tuesday

Delhi air quality turns severe again, likely to improve on Tuesday

These include both private and commercial vehicles. They said by relaxing the payment of toll-ECC, the trucks can move without any stop and this will reduce congestion and reduce pollution. The impa...

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NASA Will Live Stream First Mars Rover Landing Since 2012

NASA Will Live Stream First Mars Rover Landing Since 2012

The soundtrack was created by scanning a picture from left to right, pixel by pixel, and looking at the brightness and colour information and combining them with terrain elevation. Together with fello...

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Astronomers discover 'ghost' galaxy near Milky Way

Astronomers discover 'ghost' galaxy near Milky Way

An global team of astronomers can't fully explain the "ghost" galaxy that they discovered about 130,000 light-years from the edge of the Milky Way. It is known as a dwarf galaxy, one of the first ty...

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Region eyes

Region eyes "vigorous" tropical wave as 2018 hurricane season near the end

The system has ramped up in intensity and is now given a 90 percent chance of becoming a tropical or subtropical cyclone by Thursday. The wave is now producing a large area of disturbed weather, and...

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Rocket Lab launches commercial rocket

Rocket Lab launches commercial rocket

Liftoff of the Electron rocket came at 4:50 p.m. The Curie kick stage soared over Antarctica, then flew north over the Atlantic Ocean before igniting its main engine, which burns a "green" non-tox...

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End of days? Telescope images reveal what happens when galaxies collide

End of days? Telescope images reveal what happens when galaxies collide

Such destruction releases extraordinary amounts of light and likely serves as the driving force behind quasars , which rank among the brightest objects in the universe. It only took a billion years or...

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Four UK ministers near quitting government over Brexit

Four UK ministers near quitting government over Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May this week faced pressure from her Westminster allies in the Democratic Unionist Party not to allow a customs border to split Northern Ireland from the United Kingdom after...

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Stephen Hawking's thesis and wheelchair sell for $1 million

Stephen Hawking's thesis and wheelchair sell for $1 million

In total, the auction raised $1.8 million for charity. Hawking's 1965 Cambridge University thesis , " Properties of Expanding Universes ", sold for 584,750 pounds ($758,888), more than three times ...

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