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Tropical Storm Barry to bring hot, humid weather, showers to Harrisburg midweek

Tropical Storm Barry to bring hot, humid weather, showers to Harrisburg midweek

After briefly becoming a Category 1 hurricane , the system weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall near Intracoastal City, about 160 miles west of New Orleans , the National Hurricane Cent...

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Space mission carries powerful X-ray telescope to map cosmos

Space mission carries powerful X-ray telescope to map cosmos

It will be many weeks however before the mission's work can begin in earnest. The spacecraft must first shuffle to a favored watching set some 1.5 million km from Earth identified as Lagrange Point ...

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Partial lunar eclipse will be visible from Cyprus on July 16

Partial lunar eclipse will be visible from Cyprus on July 16

He said this will be the last lunar eclipse of 2019 and the next lunar eclipse of this nature visible to the naked eyes will take place on May 26, 2021. Here in the United Kingdom, the eclipse wil...

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Barry Becomes a Hurricane, Barrels Toward Louisiana Coast

Barry Becomes a Hurricane, Barrels Toward Louisiana Coast

The storm, expected to cause close to US$1 billion in damage, was bearing down on Louisiana's central coast. Forecasters say Hurricane Barry could drop 10 to 20 inches of rain by tomorrow through Ba...

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AMC Closing New Orleans & Baton Rouge Theaters As Tropical Storm Barry Approaches

AMC Closing New Orleans & Baton Rouge Theaters As Tropical Storm Barry Approaches

John Bel Edwards warned Friday. The EPA, which is in change of toxic waste sites and was forced to address flooded sites that released risky chemicals into waters during Hurricane Harvey, did not im...

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NASA replaces key administrator amid push to return to moon

NASA replaces key administrator amid push to return to moon

Bill Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator, NASA's Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, speaks during a press conference announcing that NASA is opening the Interna...

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Space probe landed on asteroid to get soil sample: says Japan

Space probe landed on asteroid to get soil sample: says Japan

Japan's Hayabusa2 test landed effectively on Thursday on a far off space rock for a last touchdown, wanting to gather tests that could reveal insight into the development of the nearby planetary gro...

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Scientists Study Fossilized Bird With Extremely Long Toe

Scientists Study Fossilized Bird With Extremely Long Toe

Daniel Field, a vertebrate palaeontologist at the University of Cambridge, who was not involved in the study, said: "The freakish proportions of the foot of Elektorornis emphasises how unpredictable...

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GSLV Mk III: India's 'Bahubali' rocket gearing up for Moon

GSLV Mk III: India's 'Bahubali' rocket gearing up for Moon

It's one step in an envisioned progression that includes putting a space station in orbit and - eventually - landing a crew on the moon. "We have left no stone unturned to make the lunar soft landing ...

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NASA's telescope uncovers disk around black hole that shouldn't exist

NASA's telescope uncovers disk around black hole that shouldn't exist

Supermassive black holes are usually found at the center of galaxies, including our own, and during a galaxy merger they end up beginning a dance of death, spinning around each other in a near-endless...

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B.C. civil liberties association to release CSIS papers on environmental groups

B.C. civil liberties association to release CSIS papers on environmental groups

The activists were fighting to stop the since canceled Northern Gateway Pipelines, a proposal calling for 731-mile-long twin pipelines that would have moved diluted bitumen from Alberta to British Col...

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Cave bones reveal modern humans not so modern after all

Cave bones reveal modern humans not so modern after all

But no-one alive today is related to the individual. They seemed to have been around for several thousands of years. Researchers used cutting edge technology, including virtual reconstructions of th...

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Japan's Hayabusa2 probe makes second asteroid landing

Japan's Hayabusa2 probe makes second asteroid landing

In the final landing phase Thursday, Hayabusa2 hovered at the height of 100 feet above the asteroid and quickly found its landing marker left from the earlier mission. The complex multi-year mission h...

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Greek find called earliest sign of our species out of Africa

Nearly all human-origin specialists agree that modern humans evolved somewhere in Africa. The researchers announced their findings in the British science journal Nature on Wednesday. But the Jebe...

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Antarctic Glaciers Are Unstable, Can Slide Off Into Sea

Antarctic Glaciers Are Unstable, Can Slide Off Into Sea

The melting can happen at present-day ice melting rates, the study further said . Some of the low-lying areas of coastline will be drowned completely, it warned. And scientists say annual sea level...

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Saturn V rocket to be projected onto the Washington Monument

Saturn V rocket to be projected onto the Washington Monument

Exactly 50 years on, it is being marked as a historic day worldwide. This will mark the first time users can experience a cultural artifact via AR in Search , which debuted this past May, Google re...

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NASA Awards SpaceX $50 Million Launch Contract

NASA Awards SpaceX $50 Million Launch Contract

That flight is now planned tot take place in April of 2021. A flight-proven Falcon 9 has been tapped to launch IXPE from historic Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Spac...

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NOAA: Get Ready For More Coastal Flooding In The Near Future

NOAA: Get Ready For More Coastal Flooding In The Near Future

Researchers predict that by 2030, US coastal communities can expect 7-15 days of sunny day flooding . Coastal communities across the United States saw an uptick in flooding from high tides past y...

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Government's climate advisers say net zero target not backed by plan

Government's climate advisers say net zero target not backed by plan

A Government spokeswoman said: "As the CCC recognises, we are the first major economy to legislate for net zero emissions, have cleaned up our power sector, cut emissions faster than any G7 country wh...

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Exactly how fast is the universe expanding?

Measurements of the gravitational waves generated in the event were used to refine the Hubble constant. Australian researchers from Swinburne University have improved the measurement of the Hubble ...

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Environment Agency says SWW

Environment Agency says SWW "unacceptable" on pollution

The report follows the agency's announcement that Southern Water is facing prosecution after it was hit with a record £126 million penalty package over "shocking" failures in its sewage treatment ...

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We've proven it's possible to have strong economy and a clean environment

We've proven it's possible to have strong economy and a clean environment

Donald Trump says the environment is a top priority for his administration, even as it rolls back key protections such as pulling the USA out of the 2016 Paris Agreement. Climate change was not menti...

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Funded study of Thwaites glacier gives doomsday sea level warning

Seroussi said that Thwaites could reach its tipping point "in the next 200 to 600 years", after which it could lose all its ice. The Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica is heading towards an "instabi...

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Astronomers baffled by freakish record-breaking space rock — NASA asteroid shock

Astronomers baffled by freakish record-breaking space rock — NASA asteroid shock

The 2019 AQ3 asteroid was the previous record holder for the shortest known year of an object of its kind, standing at 165 days. The orbit of this 0.6 mile-long (1 km-long) hunk of rock swings from be...

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Tropical system expected to slowly develop midweek in northern Gulf of Mexico

Tropical system expected to slowly develop midweek in northern Gulf of Mexico

But again, there is uncertainty involved with the tropical system right now, and the forecast could change. "Once the system is over water, environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for ...

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See Saturn’s rings as it begins its closest pass by Earth

See Saturn’s rings as it begins its closest pass by Earth

If you can't see the planet tonight don't worry it will be visible for several more weeks, but tonight is just the theoretical "peak" since we are at opposition. Start out looking east around sunset, ...

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New court challenge launched against Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

New court challenge launched against Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

Just 76 killer whales remain in the southern resident population, and environmentalists argue an increase in tanker traffic connected to the pipeline expansion, as well as the danger of an oil spill, ...

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Trump Touts Fictitious Environmental Record

Trump Touts Fictitious Environmental Record

He also pulled out of the Paris climate accord and undid Obama's Clean Power Plan. "Trump's environmental record is such a toxic disaster it should be declared a Superfund site", said Carol Browner,...

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Hubble observes star formation in a distant galaxy

Hubble observes star formation in a distant galaxy

In any case, you won't feel the separation with Hubble's most recent picture. The orange-pink glow in the galaxy is the result of hydrogen gas reacting with intense light streaming outward from newbor...

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Right whale protections in St. Lawrence aren't enough, don't protect other whales

Right whale protections in St. Lawrence aren't enough, don't protect other whales

Lawrence from being struck by ships and getting caught in fishing instruments can also merely no longer be ample, a scientific review by Ottawa shows. The scientists also raised convey about the scale...

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