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Space warning: Satellites on 50,000 km/h collision course with each other

Space warning: Satellites on 50,000 km/h collision course with each other

Air Force experiment launched in 1967, NASA states . It is 11.8 feet by 10.6 feet by 6.7 feet large and had a launch mass of 2,388 pounds. According to LeoLabs' calculations, the satellites have a ne...

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Greta Thunberg rejects U.S. Treasury chief's degree dig

Greta Thunberg rejects U.S. Treasury chief's degree dig

Climate activist Greta Thunberg led a march on Friday through the streets of Davos , Switzerland, as the World Economic Forum came to a close. "Before we came here we had a few demands for this W...

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"Vampire" star discovered in the midst of a feeding frenzy

Kepler's rapid cadence of observations were crucial for recording the entire event in detail. This illustration reveals a newly stumbled on dwarf nova system, in which a white dwarf well-known pers...

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Californian patient the fourth U.S. case of new virus from China

Californian patient the fourth U.S. case of new virus from China

The Orange County Health Care Agency reported Saturday that a man in his 50s tested positive for the infectious disease and is now being treated in isolation at a local hospital. The individual is a r...

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Astronauts bake first cookies in space

Astronauts bake first cookies in space

NASA astronaut Christina Koch shared the news on Twitter . "So one of the things that came to us as an opportunity was looking at baking in space", she continued. The first and second cookies ha...

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China at "crucial time" of novel coronavirus prevention, control — China Focus

President Xi Jinping said during a politburo meeting on Saturday that China was facing a " grave situation ", as health authorities around the world scrambled to prevent a pandemic. The facility will ...

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You Can Vote To Name NASA’s Next Mars Rover

You Can Vote To Name NASA’s Next Mars Rover

The poll closes at midnight (05:00 GMT) on January 28. NASA has already sent multiple rovers to Mars, including the Curiosity and Insight rovers that get the most attention, the Spirit rover, and th...

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Coca-Cola refuses to ditch single-use plastic bottles

Coca-Cola refuses to ditch single-use plastic bottles

Coca-Cola has confirmed that they will not be getting rid of single-use plastic bottles as their consumers have spoken out in favor of them. Sian Sutherland, of A Plastic Planet campaign group, r...

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Climate demands ‘completely ignored at Davos

Climate demands ‘completely ignored at Davos

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, when asked about China's decision to ban foreign PCs and software from government offices within three years, said: "If we consciously decouple (the world), whether it's...

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Greta Thunberg says climate demands 'completely ignored' at Davos

Greta Thunberg says climate demands 'completely ignored' at Davos

The Associated Press agency, commonly known by its abbreviation AP, ran an article on Swedish Environmental activist Greta Thunberg's reaction to criticism and mockery from the US Treasury chief, ...

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First Australian Case Of Coronavirus Confirmed, Several Others Being Tested

First Australian Case Of Coronavirus Confirmed, Several Others Being Tested

With restaurants, markets and parks closed, public gatherings banned and public transport suspended, many people have chosen to stay home. "The [three] patients are not seriously unwell". The CDC ad...

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Second U.S. coronavirus case is confirmed in Chicago

Second U.S. coronavirus case is confirmed in Chicago

All passengers on the flight are now being contacted. The man arrived in Melbourne, from Wuhan, China via Southern Airlines CZ321 on January 19th. There are now 1,287 confirmed cases in China , 4...

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Malcolm Turnbull has Scott Morrison brutally assessed

Malcolm Turnbull has Scott Morrison brutally assessed

DONALD Trump is the leading climate change denier in the world, former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull says. Morrison's centre-right government has been criticised for refusing to discuss whether th...

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China puts 20 million on lockdown after first coronavirus death outside epicentre

China puts 20 million on lockdown after first coronavirus death outside epicentre

The illness was first reported in late December 2019 in Wuhan , a major city in central China. He became famous 17 years ago for " daring to speak " in the fight against Severe Acute Respiratory Sy...

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Ancient viruses discovered in a 15.000-year-old glacier

You can find many interesting things if you start digging in ice that has been frozen for thousands and thousands of years. Knowledge of these potential re-released viruses could be important amid...

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First space-baked cookies took 2 hours in experimental oven

IT'S one small step for man, and one giant leap for baked goods - as chocolate chip cookies have become the first food to be baked in space. Although they look more or less normal, last month the be...

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Four new species of hiking sharks discovered

But no need to worry about sharks stalking you on land - these freakish predators are completely harmless to humans. The new shark species were discovered in the waters off North Australia and New...

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United Kingdom 'must significantly change way land is used to reach net zero'

United Kingdom 'must significantly change way land is used to reach net zero'

The report acknowledges that emissions from United Kingdom beef is half that of the global average. "This compares with a reduction of around 20% in the past two decades". The CCC's chief executive Ch...

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Threat of contaminated tap water across USA 'dramatically underestimated,' scientists warn

Threat of contaminated tap water across USA 'dramatically underestimated,' scientists warn

Some kinds of PFAS chemicals are known as "forever chemicals" because the man-made substances, which are found in consumer products such as nonstick cookware and food packaging, virtually never biode...

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Australians warned to watch out for deadly funnel-web spiders

The deadly funnel-web spider is expected to thrive in Sydney after recent wet weather followed by hot days created the ideal conditions for the arachnid. Homeowners wishing to steer clear of funner-...

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Chinese New Year Films Shelved Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Chinese New Year Films Shelved Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

There is evidence of respiratory transmission of the virus from patient to patient, and Chinese authorities have also said that 15 medical staff in the country have been infected, which they claim i...

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Would Have Loved To Meet Seen Greta Thunberg: Donald Trump At Davos

Would Have Loved To Meet Seen Greta Thunberg: Donald Trump At Davos

Most U.S. tariffs on China will remain in place during phase 2 trade negotiations, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday while addressing the 2020 World Economic Forum in Davos , Switzerlan...

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Earth’s early magnetic field stronger than thought

Earth’s early magnetic field stronger than thought

Tiny crystals in Australia are helping scientists unlock the ancient history of our planet's first magnetic field, which disappeared hundreds of millions of years ago. Their analysis suggests the Eart...

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SpaceX Takes Another Step Toward Launching Crewed Missions to Space

SpaceX Takes Another Step Toward Launching Crewed Missions to Space

SpaceX has confirmed that it will proceed with the launch of the latest batch of Starlink satellites later this week. NASA wants to make sure that if one of the SpaceX's Falcon 9 rockets were to...

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A LEGO version of the International Space Station is being released

A LEGO version of the International Space Station is being released

Just like the Saturn V Apollo rocket set , the Women of NASA set and the Apollo 11 Lunar Lander set , the International Space Station set is created to inspire space enthusiasts young and old by b...

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NASA's next Mars rover will get one of these 9 names

NASA's next Mars rover will get one of these 9 names

And now, to select one out of the proposed nine names, NASA wants your help. The K-4 suggestions are Endurance (from Virginia's Oliver Jacobs), Tenacity (from Pennsylvania's Eamon Reilly) and P...

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Scientists find evidence of oldest impact structure on Earth

Scientists find evidence of oldest impact structure on Earth

The two mineral crystals contain uranium and lead, the ratio of which can be measured to determine the age of rock. However, researchers at Curtin University have found that new asteroid impact cr...

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Trump clashes with Greta Thunberg at Davos

Trump clashes with Greta Thunberg at Davos

The confrontation was sparked when Rep. He said Tuesday that being added to a USA list of sanctioned companies "didn't hurt us much". He urged optimism at a time when many business leaders, politi...

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Trump and top administration officials run for impeachment cover in Davos

Trump and top administration officials run for impeachment cover in Davos

Davos delegates may not like Trump but "they like his policies", Ian Bremmer, president of consulting firm Eurasia Group, told Bloomberg TV. "The time for scepticism is over", he said. Thunberg lat...

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Climate change pushing Australia's platypus towards extinction

Climate change pushing Australia's platypus towards extinction

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) classified platypus as "near-threatened" under its Red List of threatened species . Gilad Bino, lead author of the study has said that the en...

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