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The fastest comets ever striking through our solar system

The fastest comets ever striking through our solar system

It's not known where the comet comes from or when it started heading towards our Sun, but it's important to note that it will not be hanging around here for too long. The first image shows the comet...

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Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge Smothered in Bushfire Smoke

Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge Smothered in Bushfire Smoke

That's pushed air quality ratings beyond 2200 in Sydney's east and north-west - 11 times the hazardous level. The air pollution in Sydney is at an alarming level that has set off smoke alarms in o...

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Chubba Purdy to Visit Florida State

Chubba Purdy to Visit Florida State

That's $4.4 million annually, before factoring in an annual retention bonus of $250,000. So that would add another $1.5 million if he lasts the entire six years. If Norvell leaves FSU for another coll...

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New NASA image provides more details about first observed interstellar comet

New NASA image provides more details about first observed interstellar comet

It travelled at speeds of more than 175,000kph, making it one of the fastest comets ever seen, and it remains one of only two objects known to have passed through our solar system. The scientists were...

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Poland left out of EU's 2050 climate neutrality targets

Poland left out of EU's 2050 climate neutrality targets

Hungary relies on nuclear power for about a third of its energy needs, with coal making up less than 15 per cent of its energy mix. "There is no splitting of Europe into separate parts but one memb...

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Biology: Genetic 'clock' predicts lifespan in vertebrates

Biology: Genetic 'clock' predicts lifespan in vertebrates

The ageing process is very important in biomedical and ecological research. 'Vertebrates vary massively in lifespan, from a pgymy goby, a tropical fish which lives for under eight weeks, to a bowhea...

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Blue Origin moves closer to human spaceflight with 12th New Shepard launch

Blue Origin moves closer to human spaceflight with 12th New Shepard launch

New Shepard space capsule is created to fly commercial payloads and up to six passengers on suborbital space flights for science and tourism. "Today, we're sending our first batch of those postcards...

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The Impressive Geminids Meteor Shower Will Be Visible in Australia This Weekend

The Impressive Geminids Meteor Shower Will Be Visible in Australia This Weekend

A Geminid meteor streaks between peaks of the Seven Sisters rock formation early in 2018, in the Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada. Geminids are pieces of debris from 3200 Phaethon, basically a ro...

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NASA Releases 'Treasure Map' of Ice on Mars

NASA Releases 'Treasure Map' of Ice on Mars

The Mission behind landing "Curiosity" in 2004 would be to "follow the water", the double rovers "Spirit" and "Opportunity" discovered proof that our planet once hosted operating liquid before getti...

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The final full moon of the decade is tonight

NASA has also said that this moon will look full from Tuesday till Friday morning . Full moons appear fully illuminated to us Earth-dwellers since the side catching the sunlight is facing us. The n...

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European Space Agency to launch space debris collector in 2025

European Space Agency to launch space debris collector in 2025

A £100million space "tow truck" created to remove dead satellited from Earth's orbit has been commissioned by the European Space Agency (ESA). Debris in orbit is a hazard that is likely to increase ...

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Earliest known hunting scene uncovered in cave painting

Earliest known hunting scene uncovered in cave painting

The ancient painting was discovered in the limestone cave of Leang Bulu' Sipong 4 in the Indonesian island of Sulawesi in 2017. "We can feel a connection to it", Maxime Aubert, lead author of the ne...

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Final full moon of the decade peaks at 12

Final full moon of the decade peaks at 12

This month's 12/12 12:12 full moon is called the " cold moon " due to its occurrence around the time when cold weather usually sets in. In fact in 2010, the full moon and winter solstice happene...

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Greta Thunberg named TIME magazine's person of the year

Greta Thunberg named TIME magazine's person of the year

Greta Thunberg joined thousands of youngsters in Madrid last week to protest against the lack of progress in tackling climate change after making a almost three-week journey across the Atlantic Oce...

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Look to the sky for the Black Supermoon

Look to the sky for the Black Supermoon

The event will happen at approximately 11:13 p.m. EDT. The moon waxes until it becomes a full moon , when the moon's surface is fully illuminated, then wanes until it becomes a new moon again. Bu...

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Chargers QB Philip Rivers Screams in Defender's Ear

Chargers QB Philip Rivers Screams in Defender's Ear

Rivers responded to Ngakoue's assistance by essentially screaming in his ear as he saw the play unfold: "90-yard touchdown! 90!" As soon as he stood up, Rivers got into Ngakoue's ear and it t...

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Moment World's Largest Rocket Fuel Tank Explodes during NASA Test

Moment World's Largest Rocket Fuel Tank Explodes during NASA Test

The test , which went down at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, was another important step in NASA's Artemis program. As seen in the video posted by the agency's administr...

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Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin reusable rocket launch set for Wednesday

This is the 6th flight for this particular New Shepard vehicle, marking the first time a Blue Origin booster has made this many consecutive flights (the previous booster flew five times consecutivel...

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Greenland ice loss will 'expose 400m people to flooding each year'

Greenland ice loss will 'expose 400m people to flooding each year'

With the ice sheet melting at a much faster rate than previously thought, hundreds of millions of people living along coastal areas are now at risk for inundation and the irreversible impacts of the ...

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Exxon Mobil prevails in NY climate change lawsuit

Exxon Mobil prevails in NY climate change lawsuit

A judge said the NY state attorney general did not prove the company deceived investors - but also did not excuse it of responsibility for global heating. In October, as the NY trial was getting under...

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Russian cargo ship docks at International Space Station

Luca Parmitano, commander of the ISS, used a large robot arm to capture the SpaceX Dragon on Sunday, Dec. 8. The capsule holds 3 tons (2,720 kilograms) of supplies, including 40 mice for a muscle an...

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ESA Award Contract to Swiss Startup to Deorbit Vegas Debris

And other launchers from years gone by have been a little less careful, like ESA's VESPA. "This is the right time for such a mission", said Luc Piguet, founder and CEO of ClearSpace in ESA's stateme...

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Wardrobe malfunction shuts down NASA's first all-female spacewalk

Wardrobe malfunction shuts down NASA's first all-female spacewalk

McClain is now tentatively scheduled to perform her next spacewalk-the final one in this series-on April 8, with Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques. How did they not see this coming...

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NASA shows off SLS at Artemis Day

NASA shows off SLS at Artemis Day

The test version of the SLS rocket's liquid hydrogen tank was taken to its limits as it endured more than 260% of the expected flight load. The rocket, 212 feet (65 meters) tall and more than 27 fee...

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College football playoff teams, schedule announced

The No. 2-ranked Buckeyes will face No. 3-ranked Clemson in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 28 at 8 p.m. ET in Glendale, Ariz. The top four teams are expected to be announced at around...

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In Final College Football Playoff Rankings Of 2019 Season

In Final College Football Playoff Rankings Of 2019 Season

LSU faces No. 4 Oklahoma in the Peach Bowl in the other playoff semifinal. Dabo Swinney will absolutely have his guys ready to roll, but I'm just not sure there's any defense on the planet capabl...

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Marine life and fisheries are threatened as the oceans lose oxygen

Marine life and fisheries are threatened as the oceans lose oxygen

Some of the oceans' most productive biomes, which support one fifth of the world's wild marine fish harvest, are formed by ocean currents carrying nutrient-rich but oxygen-poor water to coasts tha...

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Chinese Craft First to Land on Moon’s Far Side

Chinese Craft First to Land on Moon’s Far Side

While there have been many Moon missions over recent years, they have all been to orbit, flyby or impact. The last crewed landing was Apollo 17 in 1972. The Chang 'e-4 probe transmits the world's firs...

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SpaceX delivers ‘mighty mice,’ worms, robot to space station

SpaceX delivers ‘mighty mice,’ worms, robot to space station

Last, CIMON-2's predecessor, the first generation of CIMON, joined the space station's crew.This SpaceX Dragon mission is scheduled to end on January 6, 2020, when CRS-19 will return to Earth with 1...

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Ford and McDonald's partner to turn coffee waste into car parts

To form the molds, the chaff is heated at high temperatures under low oxygen. The resulting pellets can be formed into various shapes. These components match the quality specifications required by t...

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