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Elon Musk's space Roadster just passed Mars

Elon Musk's space Roadster just passed Mars

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said that the reason for putting Starman into space was that it was more fun than the typical payload dummy that space companies use to test their rockets. Recently, the comp...

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NASA's 'Dawn Mission' to an asteroid belt comes to an end

NASA's 'Dawn Mission' to an asteroid belt comes to an end

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has run out of fuel and dropped out of contact with mission control, the agency said Thursday. Without this ability, Dawn was no longer able to set its antennas to communic...

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NASA retires Kepler Space Telescope

NASA retires Kepler Space Telescope

The Kepler spacecraft launched in 2009 with the goal of finding exoplanets orbiting distant stars. It can see stars shake and vibrate; it can see starspots and flares; and, in favorable situations, ...

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Oceans heating faster than previously thought

Oceans heating faster than previously thought

The research sends a strong warning about the extent of ocean warming and it signals that the Earth is even more sensitive to fossil-fuel emissions than earlier research has indicated. Resplandy said ...

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NASA's Parker Solar Probe Just Smashed Two Records in a Single Day

NASA's Parker Solar Probe Just Smashed Two Records in a Single Day

At 1:04 p.m. EDT Monday, the spacecraft passed the current record of 26.55 million miles from the Sun's surface as calculated by the Parker Solar Probe team. The spacecraft is carrying a number of...

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Some dinosaur eggs were blue, brown or speckled

Some dinosaur eggs were blue, brown or speckled

So she and some colleagues studied 66-million-year-old egg fossils, searching for the two pigments - a red one and a blue one - that are known to mix and match in bird eggs, creating all of the attrac...

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World’s last wilderness areas may vanish

World’s last wilderness areas may vanish

Scientists say that one hundred years ago, only 15 percent of the Earth's surface has been used for agriculture. Two years after scientists found that 77 per cent of land - excluding Antarctica - ...

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Marginal Improvements in Delhi Air Quality

Marginal Improvements in Delhi Air Quality

The PM2.5 level was recorded at 210. "Winds are calm and it is favourable for stagnation of pollution". There would be two teams each in Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad and Gurugram. The stubble burning i...

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Another NASA spacecraft runs out of steam, 2nd this week

Another NASA spacecraft runs out of steam, 2nd this week

The Kepler space telescope ran out of fuel earlier this week, as expected, ending its nine and a half year mission of hunting for planets outside our solar system. Dawn's data sets will be deeply mine...

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How A Catastrophic Cosmic Collision Changed the Milky Way Forever

Researchers hope the star, known as J0815+4729, which is in line with the Lynx constellation, will help them learn more about the Big Bang, the popular theory about the galaxy's evolution. But astrono...

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Oceans have absorbed more heat than previously thought, study finds

According to their most recent assessment this month, scientists from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) say the world's oceans have absorbed 90 percent of the temperature rise cause...

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Nasas Parker Solar Probe breaks record, reaches closest ever to the sun

Nasas Parker Solar Probe breaks record, reaches closest ever to the sun

Seven hours later the probe had reached a speed of 69.72 km/s (kilometres per second, which translates to around 250,992 km/h or 155,959 mph) relative to the Sun. Solar probe Solar Probe Parker appr...

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Russian official says Soyuz rocket failure caused by an errant sensor

Russian official says Soyuz rocket failure caused by an errant sensor

The first manned mission to the International Space Station since a Russian rocket failed to launch successfully earlier this month may take off on December 3, space agency Roscosmos said on Wedne...

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Ecostore joins commitment to eliminate plastic pollution at the source

Ecostore joins commitment to eliminate plastic pollution at the source

Dame Ellen MacArthur , founder of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation , stressed that while plastic clean up initiatives are now needed to protect the oceans, it is also vital to stop plastic pollutio...

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Earth's wildlife plummeted 60 percent over 40 years — WWF

Earth's wildlife plummeted 60 percent over 40 years — WWF

In the last 50 years, 20% of this region, which is the largest tropical rainforest on the planet, has disappeared, and in the previous 30 years, half of its shallow-water corals have also gone extinct...

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Rare moon rocks set to sell for $1 million at auction

The lot is expected to fetch between $700,000 and $1 million during a Sotheby's auction titled Space Exploration , taking place in NY on November 29. The U.S. collected lunar soil samples during the ...

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NASA Ends Kepler Space Telescope's Science Operations | Astronomy

NASA Ends Kepler Space Telescope's Science Operations | Astronomy

The most common size of planet Kepler found doesn't exist in our solar system - a world between the size of Earth and Neptune - and we have much to learn about these planets. Starting in 2014, this ...

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RIP Kepler: NASA's exoplanet-hunting space telescope is finally dead

RIP Kepler: NASA's exoplanet-hunting space telescope is finally dead

And now after a mammoth nine-and-a-half-year mission in search of potentially life-sustaining planets, NASA's Kepler Space Telescope has officially run out of fuel. NASA's Kepler planet-hunting telesc...

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Hubble Space Telescope Returns to Action After Gyroscope Glitch

Hubble Space Telescope Returns to Action After Gyroscope Glitch

The Hubble Space Telescope returned to normal operations with three fully functional gyroscopes late Friday and completed its first science observations on Saturday, The National Aeronautics and Spa...

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NASA’s Opportunity rover expected to restart as dust storm clears on Mars

At the time contact was lost with Opportunity in early June, tau has risen to 10.8, a record high value that indicated that the sun was nearly completely obscured by the dust storm. If 45 days hav...

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Tropical Storm Oscar could become a hurricane today

Tropical Storm Oscar could become a hurricane today

But Tropical Storm Oscar, earlier said to be a potential threat to Bermuda, had altered track and was no longer viewed as a danger. "Environmental conditions appear conducive for further development...

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See NASA's supersonic Mars parachute set a thrilling record

See NASA's supersonic Mars parachute set a thrilling record

While one of these was nearly an exact copy of the parachute used for NASA's Mars Science Lab, the other had stronger materials and stitching. 'The ASPIRE tests have shown in remarkable detail how o...

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NASA’s Parker Solar Probe breaks record, becomes closest spacecraft to the Sun

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe breaks record, becomes closest spacecraft to the Sun

NASA announced its new milestone today, saying that according to its team's calculations, the Parker Solar Probe exceeded Helios 2's 26.55 million miles record on Monday afternoon. A NASA sun-studyi...

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We're wiping out life on Earth, WWF warns

Current rates of species extinction are now up to 1,000 times higher than before human involvement in animal ecosystems became a factor. "We need a new global deal for nature", said WWF Internationa...

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Air Pollution Kills 600,000 Children Each Year

Air Pollution Kills 600,000 Children Each Year

World Health Organization estimates that in 2016, nearly 6,00,000 children died from acute lower respiratory infections caused by polluted air. "Polluted air is poisoning millions of children and ru...

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Fracking stopped at Preston New Road after 'red event' quake

Fracking stopped at Preston New Road after 'red event' quake

Under U.K. rules, any tremor over 0.5 is classed as a "red event" and sparks a temporary shutdown while monitoring continues. Adam McClean reports from the Preston New Road site. The previous days...

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Oscar strengthens into tropical storm; no threat to land

Oscar strengthens into tropical storm; no threat to land

The storm had top sustained winds of 60 miles per hour (95 kph). But forecasters said: “This system may move closer to Bermuda after this time period depending upon its track.”. The Atlantic hurrica...

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Scientists surprised by the statement related to life on Mars

Scientists surprised by the statement related to life on Mars

High level of salt concentration allows the water to stay in a liquid state, an important condition to let oxygen dissolve, at considerable low temperatures, which thus makes brines a good enough to s...

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Oldest Weapons Ever Discovered in North America Pre-date Clovis

Oldest Weapons Ever Discovered in North America Pre-date Clovis

The team found more than 100,000 artifacts, including 328 tools and 12 complete and fragmented projectile points (about 3-4 inches, or 7.6-10.2 cm, long), excavated from the Buttermilk Creek Complex ...

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The Hawaiian island that simply disappeared

The Hawaiian island that simply disappeared

Hawaii's East Island vanished overnight after being walloped by Hurricane Walaka. Each year about 200 of the seals visit East Island, and about 30 seals have their pups there, Littnan estimated, no...

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