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NASA chooses technology firm Maxar for lunar platform project

NASA chooses technology firm Maxar for lunar platform project

NASA has picked space technology company Maxar Technologies Inc as the first contractor to help build its Gateway platform in lunar orbit, a crucial outpost for America's mission to relay astronauts ...

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Rise in global sea levels could have 'profound consequences'

Rise in global sea levels could have 'profound consequences'

Another terrible prediction which came out of this study is that in the worst-case scenario, 691,120 square miles would be lost to the sea . Researchers add that if 187 million people lost their ho...

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Rising sea levels could flood New York City within next century

Rising sea levels could flood New York City within next century

The authors of the new study believe that the 2013 report from the United Nations did not go far enough and only looked at what is "likely" to happen and not at the higher probabilities; henceforth,...

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NASA is giving out frequent flyer points to Mars

NASA is giving out frequent flyer points to Mars

The space agency is giving regular people like you and me a chance to send their name - etched onto a microchip - on the Mars 2020 mission. In addition to their names being put on the rover, peopl...

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Plastic straws and cotton buds to be banned next year in England

Plastic straws and cotton buds to be banned next year in England

An estimated 4.7 billion plastic straws, 316 million plastic stirrers and 1.8 billion plastic-stemmed cotton buds are used annually in England, the ministry said. Food and drink providers will be bann...

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Sea Levels Could Rise by Much More Than Predicted

The rise could swamp major cities - including NY and Shanghai - and displace up to 187 million people, according to CNN . "Projections of total global subsequent sea level rise using this method y...

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NASA’s Astrobee robot has undergone first hardware tests in space

NASA’s Astrobee robot has undergone first hardware tests in space

The Astrobee system actually consists of three cubed-shaped robots- named Honey, Queen, and Bumble, software and docking station used for recharging. The tests were performed in advance of the full ...

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Greenpeace activists 'shut down' BP's London headquarters with stone barricades

Greenpeace activists 'shut down' BP's London headquarters with stone barricades

Activists set up the blockades overnight, with a second tweet containing pictures showing protesters sat on top of the containers with police on the scene. The science is clear: we must stop searching...

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Tony Abbott Ripped To Shreds Over Statement About Bob Hawke’s Death

Tony Abbott Ripped To Shreds Over Statement About Bob Hawke’s Death

Early rising voters in the constituency trickled into a beachside surf club to cast their ballots, as volunteers wearing bright orange "I'm a climate voter" t-shirts handed out pamphlets. But Mr Howar...

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May Storm Brings Rain, Cold Winds To Southern California

May Storm Brings Rain, Cold Winds To Southern California

Storms have returned to the Sierra Nevada, and are forecast to continue impacting the Truckee-Tahoe area through next week. "Heavy snow above 5000 feet". The storm could also bring small hail and th...

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Scientists create living bacteria with largest 'recoded' synthetic genome

Scientists create living bacteria with largest 'recoded' synthetic genome

The output from the DNA still needed tweaking, however, which meant the team had to stitch together smaller pieces into longer ones before it could be put into a living E. Chin and his team thought...

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Mariana Trench submarine dive finds manmade rubbish at sea's deepest point

Mariana Trench submarine dive finds manmade rubbish at sea's deepest point

Vescovo, a private equity investor who climbed the world's highest peaks before taking on the world's deepest ocean depths, funded the diving expedition into the Mariana Trench himself, according t...

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'Big Bang Theory' exits TV airwaves with emotional episode

'Big Bang Theory' exits TV airwaves with emotional episode

Now that The Big Bang Theory is officially a thing of the past, many people are now looking forward to still being able to laugh with (and sometimes, at) Sheldon Cooper on Young Sheldon . The nig...

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The Flower Full Moon will be blu-ish

The Flower Full Moon will be blu-ish

There are two definitions of a blue moon. It's all about the lunar calendar. The correct definition of a blue moon-or an "astronomical full moon"-is where an astronomical season has four full moon...

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Israeli Spacecraft Beresheet, Which Crashed On Moon, Found By NASA

Israeli Spacecraft Beresheet, Which Crashed On Moon, Found By NASA

The rougher surface reflects less light than the smooth region surrounding it. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories . SpaceIL , an Israeli non-profit organisation, had attempted to land ...

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"The Simpsons" Predicts This Week's "Game Of Thrones" Episode

Conleth Hill , who plays the Master of Whisperers Varys, is doing his own whispering about the quality of the show, repeating the issues that some fans have had with the series . I can't complain bec...

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SpaceX Scrubs Second Launch Attempt for Starlink Satellites over Software Update

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SpaceX postpones launch of 60 Starlink Internet satellites

SpaceX postpones launch of 60 Starlink Internet satellites

It will take 12 launches before the company can provide coverage for a significant portion of the world's population, according to Musk. Here's how the ambitious Starlink project would work . Launc...

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China's rover finds ancient rocks in Moon's biggest crater

China's rover finds ancient rocks in Moon's biggest crater

It's thought that the young Moon was once largely covered in superheated liquid rock that flowed across the surface before eventually cooling. With the evolution of lunar magma, the light plagioclase ...

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Atmospheric CO2 Hits 415 ppm for the First Time in Human History

Atmospheric CO2 Hits 415 ppm for the First Time in Human History

So far, global temperatures have risen by about 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit (1 degree Celsius) since the 19th century or pre-industrial times , according to a special report released previous year by th...

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Climate emergency: Activists scale Sydney Harbour Bridge in protest

Climate emergency: Activists scale Sydney Harbour Bridge in protest

Earlier in the operation ten people were arrested. The protesters unfurled banners demanding action on climate change as they abseiled from underneath the pedestrian walkway on the western side of t...

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When Earth’s gravity meets a shrinking Moon, lunar quakes shake it up

When Earth’s gravity meets a shrinking Moon, lunar quakes shake it up

Besides basic financing, the mission will also require the most powerful rocket ever designed, a new launch system, a fresh approach to lunar landing systems, a floating "gateway" station between Ea...

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Texas explorer completes deepest ocean dive in history

Texas explorer completes deepest ocean dive in history

Titanic director and frequent diver James Cameron set the previous record in 2012. The team believes it has discovered four new species of prawn-like crustaceans called amphipods, saw a creature ...

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Bill Nye goes on expletive-filled rant about climate change

No, of course not. Nothing's free, you idiots. Nye's comments came during a segment about climate change and the highly-debated Green New Deal supported by Rep. I didn't mind explaining photos...

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New study suggests the Moon may be shrinking

Researchers suggested these faults were evidence of lunar tectonics, although it was unclear how recent this activity was. Although the Apollo instruments recorded their last quake shortly before th...

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Deepest ever dive finds plastic bag at bottom of Mariana Trench

In the depths, during those five dives, they discovered red and yellow rocky outcrops that could be chemical deposits or bacterial mats, which are made by chemosynthetic microbes, meaning they can con...

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Jeff Bezos unveils new Moon-lander from Blue Origin

Jeff Bezos unveils new Moon-lander from Blue Origin

The lander's unveiling came as Bezos outlined in a lengthy monologue his broader vision to build an infrastructure that would sustain the colonisation of space by future generations of humans and shif...

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Behold this ancient crowd of galaxies in deep, deep space

Behold this ancient crowd of galaxies in deep, deep space

NASA posted an image of these ancient structures, one of which was born over 13 billion years ago , relatively soon after the Big Bang likely created the universe. By being focused on the spot fo...

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Virgin Galactic is moving its spaceship and crew to Spaceport America

Virgin Galactic is moving its spaceship and crew to Spaceport America

Branson plans to be on the first operational flight, but it's unclear when exactly that will take place as the company moves through the final phases of its testing program. With this change, New Mexi...

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SpaceX, NASA Space Mission Doomed To Fail? New Test Ends In Failure

SpaceX, NASA Space Mission Doomed To Fail? New Test Ends In Failure

A Dragon spacecraft exploded last month during an engine test, and now NASA's director of human spaceflight tells Congress that SpaceX also experienced an issue with its parachutes during a separa...

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