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Radar Probe Reveals Huge Reservoir of Liquid Water Under Mars’ Surface

Radar Probe Reveals Huge Reservoir of Liquid Water Under Mars’ Surface

When most people talk about water on Mars, they're usually talking about ancient water or frozen water.Now we know there's more to the story. Almost 4.5 billion years ago, Mars had six and a half ...

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Trump Takes Aim at California's Highly Successful Auto Emissions Standards

Trump Takes Aim at California's Highly Successful Auto Emissions Standards

The Trump administration will also put forth a plan to weaken fuel efficiency rules put in place by President Barack Obama, who aimed to require automakers to sell cars with an average of fuel efficie...

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Liquid water on Mars! Lake discovered under Martian ice cap

An Italian team of scientists says it has strong evidence of a subsurface lake of liquid water on Mars . It's the first time that a stable body of liquid water has been found on the planet. Sev...

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How to watch Blood Moon and Mars at opposition online this week

How to watch Blood Moon and Mars at opposition online this week

The Blood Moon is an occurrence where sunlight causes the eclipsing sun to appear red in colour. On July 27, our satellite will not only pass through the mid-point of Earth's shadow, but it will als...

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Underground Lake Found On Mars Beneath A Mile of Ice

Underground Lake Found On Mars Beneath A Mile of Ice

The newfound lake stretches some 12 miles from end-to-end, and was discovered using a radar instrument called MARSIS on board the European Space Agency's Mars Express spacecraft, which first rea...

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A lake of actual water has been discovered on Mars

A lake of actual water has been discovered on Mars

Depending on where and how you look, you can find plenty of water on Mars . At upper right is the planet's southern ice cap. Water is considered a fundamental ingredient for life. It's less powerful ...

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Mars Express Just Discovered a Subsurface Liquid Water Lake on Mars

Evidence points to a body of water buried a mile below the southern ice cap on Mars. Scientists in the past have discovered ice on the planet, pointing to the logical conclusion that life could, if no...

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Flash Flood Watch In Effect For Most Of Maryland

Flash Flood Watch In Effect For Most Of Maryland

Recent showers and thunderstorms are saturating soils, increasing the risk for flooding, forecasters say. Heavy downpours combined with a saturated ground will give us the potential for localized floo...

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SpaceX launches 13th mission of 2018 in the form of Telstar satellite

The company eventually plans to shift all spaceflight responsibilities to its in-development BFR Mars-colonization rocket-spaceship duo . The block 5 debuted in June, along with an upgraded version...

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Did our Milky Way have a sibling?

Did our Milky Way have a sibling?

Two billion years ago, in a galaxy not so far away, our galaxy's sibling, called M32p, was violently shredded and cannibalized. Scientists have long known that this almost invisible large halo of st...

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The moon may once have supported life, say scientists

The moon may once have supported life, say scientists

During both periods, the Moon was spewing out large quantities of superheated volatile gases, including water vapour, from its interior, according to the researchers. It's intriguing to imagine the Mo...

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Life may have existed on the Moon four billion years ago

Life may have existed on the Moon four billion years ago

Although life does not presently exist on the Moon, new research suggests that there was a window of time in which it could have supported life. During both periods, planetary scientists think the m...

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SpaceX launches Block 5 version Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX launches Block 5 version Falcon 9 rocket

Special delivery: Onboard the rocket was the Telstar 19 Vantage satellite, which SpaceX launched into orbit for the Canadian satellite operator. Earlier, about eight-and-a-half minutes after li...

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The moon will turn blood red in Canberra early on Saturday morning

The moon will turn blood red in Canberra early on Saturday morning

Lunar eclipses occur when Earth's shadow blocks the sun's light, which otherwise reflects off the moon. The Moon will get to the height of the eclipse at around 1.51 am, at which point it would ha...

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Planetarium to make arrangements for viewing Blood Moon

The additional partial and penumbral eclipsing will bring the entire spectacle up to about three hours and 55 minutes in total. Star-gazers in areas near the Middle East, south or eastern Africa, we...

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Baltimore joins cities filing climate change lawsuits against fossil fuel companies

Baltimore joins cities filing climate change lawsuits against fossil fuel companies

Baltimore's filing comes just a day after a federal judge dismissed New York City's suit against five top fossil fuels firms, and about a month after another federal judge tossed out a pair of suits...

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Neil Armstrong's space memorabilia will go up for sale at auction

Neil Armstrong's space memorabilia will go up for sale at auction

Armstrong was one of the three astronauts on the Apollo 11 mission and one of the two who landed on the moon on July 20, 1969. All these coveted items will soon be up for sale in a series of aucti...

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Akainacephalus johnsoni: New Armored Dinosaur Species Discovered | Paleontology

Akainacephalus johnsoni: New Armored Dinosaur Species Discovered | Paleontology

Dubbed the Akainacephalus johnsoni , the herbivorous dinosaur , which has never before been described in scientific literature, was discovered by paleontologists in southern Utah. "Most of the arm...

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Bezos' spaceship reaches new heights in escape test flight

Bezos' spaceship reaches new heights in escape test flight

The propulsion module, about 30 meters away from the crew capsule when the motor fired, was unaffected by the test and made a powered vertical landing on a pad near the launch site. Together with his ...

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Scott Moe and Doug Ford join forces to fight Trudeau carbon tax

Scott Moe and Doug Ford join forces to fight Trudeau carbon tax

He had fought to transport alcohol into New Brunswick from Quebec. Meanwhile, Gallant says the premiers have agreed to take "immediate and meaningful action" to bring down barriers regarding First A...

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By Jove! Astroboffins spot 12 new spanking moons around Jupiter

By Jove! Astroboffins spot 12 new spanking moons around Jupiter

We reached out to Carnegie Institution for Science Professor Scott S. Sheppard to ask about the " oddball " description. The 12th moon, however, is described as "a real oddball ", because of its ...

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Baby Snake Preserved In Amber Is Unprecedented Find - Dead Things : Dead Things

Baby Snake Preserved In Amber Is Unprecedented Find - Dead Things : Dead Things

Using CT scans, the scientific team studied the ancient snake and compared it with the young of modern snakes. What is truly impressive about the discovery, however, is what the tiny fossil indicate...

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Start digging, there could be a quadrillion tons of diamonds underground

But don't expect a diamond rush. But don't get your hopes up on mining them: According to the study , the deposits are located in "cratonic roots" between 90 and 150 miles below the Earth's surface...

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Astronomers spy nearby star that could be chomping a planet

Astronomers spy nearby star that could be chomping a planet

Astronomers have been watching the star for decades and iron levels weren't high in 2015. This illustration provided by NASA depicts debris surrounding the star RW Aur A, about 450 light-years away ...

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More Than A Quadrillion Tons Of Diamonds Lay Within The Earth

More Than A Quadrillion Tons Of Diamonds Lay Within The Earth

According to a new study published by a team of experts from mit , Harvard and the University of California in Berkeley, deep in the Earth can you find this stuff, and it ceases to seem rare and exo...

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Blue Origin tests new motor during blastoff from Texas facility

Blue Origin tests new motor during blastoff from Texas facility

More than half a dozen scientific payloads were packed inside as well, plus mementos from Blue Origin employees that were included as part of an internal "Fly My Stuff" program. The hardware used in ...

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Google’s tribute to Georges Lemaitre

Two years later , he published his groundbreaking idea of an expanded universe.His initial idea was not particularly related to the Big Bang , but his subsequent research focused on the concept of ...

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Researchers Discover 12 New Moons Around Jupiter

Researchers Discover 12 New Moons Around Jupiter

They also are thought to be the result of an earlier collision and take about a year to complete one orbit. "We were able to go a little bit fainter than anyone has been able to go in the past", Sh...

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Heat warnings issued for Edmonton, much of Alberta

Heat warnings issued for Edmonton, much of Alberta

On Monday, July 16th, the temperatures are will reach a high of 25°C; however, inland temperatures are expected to reach a sizzling 32°C. In addition to the severe thunderstorm watch , Chatham-Kent...

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White House, officials clash over Putin's probe offer

But in Helsinki, Trump seemed caught in the vise of his own apparent belief that evidence of Russian meddling in 2016 created the appearance that he did not legitimately win the election. White Hous...

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