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Bezos' space company designing large lunar lander

Bezos' space company designing large lunar lander

The 46-foot single-stage lander is twice as tall as the Lunar Module used on the Apollo missions - and can carry four astronauts ( twice as many as Apollo's Module ). "Because this lander doesn't have...

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Bruised Canadian energy sector sees LNG project as first of many

Bruised Canadian energy sector sees LNG project as first of many

Each joint venture participant will be responsible to provide its own natural gas supply and will individually off take and market its share of LNG. LNG Canada partners announced their positive fina...

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How a 'Goblin’ is helping us understand our solar system

How a 'Goblin’ is helping us understand our solar system

Sheppard has embarked on an ongoing survey to find tiny planetoids on the solar system's outer rim. "The statistics get better and better that this planet is likely out there". "We think there are tho...

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Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to three evolutionary scientists

Smith and Gregory P. Winter for the phage display of peptides and antibodies". Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday for using a sped-up version of evolution to create ne...

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Three scientists share prestigious 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics

Three scientists share prestigious 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics

Marie Curie , who researched radioactive substances and remains the only woman to win two Nobel prizes , won the prize for physics in 1903. In 1963 Maria Goeppert-Mayer was recognized for her work o...

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The Goblin, a dwarf planet, found far beyond Pluto

The discovery was announced Monday following years of observations. The Goblin is a newly confirmed dwarf planet that travels to the fringes of the solar system . The simulations included a super...

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Shell agrees to massive Canadian liquified natural gas project

Cranes work in the water at the Kitimat LNG site near Kitimat, in northwestern British Columbia on April 13, 2014. Construction on the project is expected to begin this year, with a large-scale LNG ...

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Arnold, Smith, Winter win 2018 Nobel Chemistry Prize

Arnold, Smith, Winter win 2018 Nobel Chemistry Prize

Her work has made it possible to cut out the use of many toxic catalysts and has led to the development of enzymes for all manner of fields, including the development of biofuels and the production of...

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Quebecers head to the polls to vote in today's provincial election

Quebecers head to the polls to vote in today's provincial election

Thus the combined pro-Independence polling stands at 36 percent support- but is unlikely to translate to a whole lot of seats in the National Assembly. With campaigning over, the leaders will cast bal...

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Rosa threatens 9 million people with flooding, even in the desert Southwest

Rosa threatens 9 million people with flooding, even in the desert Southwest

Tuesday to 9 a.m. Wednesday for the region, including areas near the 416 Fire burn scar and the city of Durango, said Scott Stearns, meteorologist with the agency. Metropolitan Phoenix , where temper...

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You Can Now Buy Martian Dirt For Only $20 Per Kilogram

You Can Now Buy Martian Dirt For Only $20 Per Kilogram

It is reported that obtained in the lab "Martian soil" is already on sale at a price of United States dollars 20 per kg Among buyers has to "mark" the Kennedy Space center, which made a large order as...

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Florence floods breed large, aggressive mosquitoes

Florence floods breed large, aggressive mosquitoes

This species that can be three times as large as average mosquitoes and the larvae are known to prey on aquatic animals that are as large as tadpoles. One viewer, Diane Laskowski, asked Vadovsky if...

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Skull-shaped asteroid to pass by Earth on Halloween night

Skull-shaped asteroid to pass by Earth on Halloween night

It's going to be 25 million miles away when it passes us again, too far to see what it looks like. Our planet will have another approach with the asteroid, which looks like a enormous human skull an...

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Scientists Who Sparked Revolution In Cancer Treatment Share Nobel Prize In Medicine

Scientists Who Sparked Revolution In Cancer Treatment Share Nobel Prize In Medicine

The joint award to Allison and Honjo was given " for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation ", the Nobel committee said. "It's a great emotional privilege to...

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Women aren't discriminated against - it's men, says professor

Women aren't discriminated against - it's men, says professor

Cern issued a statement on Monday suspending Prof Strumia pending an investigation. The presentation was one of 38 delivered at the workshop, CERN noted, warning that the offensive material "risks o...

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University of Central Florida is selling Martian dirt at $20 a kilo

It would be impossible to send enough food to last a colony years on the surface of Mars so the team will need to be able to grow their own food. The University of Central Florida (UCF) in the U.S. ...

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Hurricane Rosa heads for Baja, threatens Southwestern US

Hurricane Rosa heads for Baja, threatens Southwestern US

Rosa, with maximum sustained winds of 85 miles per hour (140 kph), dropped down from a Category 2 storm overnight, coming down another notch on the five-step Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Hurri...

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Chemical pollution threatens to wipe out killer whales

Chemical pollution threatens to wipe out killer whales

They affect fertility in whales and cause death through immunosuppression. For comparison, a large number of studies show that animals with PCB levels as low as 50 milligrams per kilo of tissue may sh...

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Japan’s Hayabusa asteroid rovers send back first footage

Japan’s Hayabusa asteroid rovers send back first footage

Moving robots on the surface of cosmic bodies on special "pins" that allow them to jump on Ryugu . The twin rovers were deposited last Friday atop the half-mile-wide asteroid Ryugu by their parent ...

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Humans Are Making The Earth Wobble As It Spins: Here's How

Humans Are Making The Earth Wobble As It Spins: Here's How

Earth is not a ideal sphere but you shouldn't care about those who claim that the Earth is flat because it is not. As technology developed, measurements reveal that the axis of rotation drifts toward ...

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Japan asteroid rovers send back awesome images of rock's surface

The surface of asteroid Ryugu, taken from the Hayabusa2 spacecraft . Jaxa also posted the highest resolution photographs to date of Ryugu's surface, taken with Hayabusa2's onboard camera as it ...

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Beluga whale in Thames is 'extremely unusual sighting', says ecologist

Beluga whale in Thames is 'extremely unusual sighting', says ecologist

Speaking on Tuesday afternoon, he said that it had "roughly stayed in the same spot for about an hour". The last sighting in United Kingdom waters was in 2015 when they were spotted off northeaste...

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NASA's Mars Opportunity rover seen, but still not heard

NASA's Mars Opportunity rover seen, but still not heard

According to scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, Opportunity will need a tau of less than 2.0 before the solar-powered rover will be able to recharge its batteries. The r...

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Jeff Bezos' space startup to supply engines for Boeing-Lockheed rocket venture

Jeff Bezos' space startup to supply engines for Boeing-Lockheed rocket venture

In a statement, ULA said it will use a pair of Blue Origin BE-4 engines in the first stage of its Vulcan rocket, expected to make a first launch in mid-2020. Aerojet's RL10 engine would be used on th...

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Astronomers Identify Four Star Systems That May Have Been Oumuamua's Original Home

Astronomers Identify Four Star Systems That May Have Been Oumuamua's Original Home

After initial analysis, scientists came to know that it was an interstellar visitor from deep space and the mysterious object was named "Oumuamua", which means " messenger from afar arriving first" i...

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Fish tale: Thousands of carcasses power-washed off North Carolina roads

Fish tale: Thousands of carcasses power-washed off North Carolina roads

The firefighters said the floods allowed the fish to travel far from their natural habitat and they were left stranded when the water receded. The Waccamaw is forecasted to crest at 22 feet on Thu...

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Florence Claims Ninth Life in South Carolina

Florence Claims Ninth Life in South Carolina

Duke Energy, the area's biggest utility, reported tens of thousands of customers in North and SC were still without power Thursday. Television screens on the walls at the county emergency managem...

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Tropical Storm Rosa to become major Hurricane soon

Tropical Storm Rosa to become major Hurricane soon

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 50 mph (85km/h), with tropical-storm-force winds extending outward up to 140 miles (220 km) to the east and north of the centre, and 120 miles (190 k...

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'Mate, what just happened?' Seal slaps kayaker in face with octopus

A kayaker paddling in the waters around New Zealand has been given an unusually close look at its marine life when a seal appeared to throw an octopus at him. Seals typically feast on fish but will al...

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Ancient Mars may have supported underground life, claims new study

Mr Tarnas, a graduate student at Brown University, added: "Conditions in this habitable zone would have been similar to places on Earth where underground life exists". Since the elements decay at cons...

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