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Blastoff! Russian Spaceship Launches Tons of Provides to House Station

Blastoff! Russian Spaceship Launches Tons of Provides to House Station

A Russian Soyuz rocket with a cargo vessel is to blast off Friday in the first launch to the International Space Station (ISS) since a manned accident last month. Since the October mishap, two Soyuz r...

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Super-earth discovered orbiting the sun’s famous stellar neighbor

Super-earth discovered orbiting the sun’s famous stellar neighbor

This was reported in the journal Nature . "The biggest "kick" about this discovery is the host star", Paul Butler, study co-author and astronomer at the Carnegie Institution for Science, told CN...

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Report finds biomass can play bigger role in United Kingdom energy production

Report finds biomass can play bigger role in United Kingdom energy production

It says the balance could be derived by a threefold increase in imports from overseas of biomass, which has been sourced sustainably. " Climate change is also explicitly among the "public goods" li...

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Scientists throw weight behind changing the definition of a kilogram

The so-called "Grand K" kilogram, a cylinder of polished platinum-iridium alloy that has been the world's sole true kilo since 1889, is to be retired. The change will have no discernable impact for mo...

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SpaceX launches Es'hail-2 satellite, ties launch record

SpaceX launches Es'hail-2 satellite, ties launch record

Knifing through an overcast sky, the rocket quickly disappeared from view, leaving a slowly fading rumble in its wake. Two minutes and 35 seconds after liftoff, the first stage separated and dropped...

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Super-Earth Exoplanet Found Orbiting Barnard's Star | Astronomy

Super-Earth Exoplanet Found Orbiting Barnard's Star | Astronomy

The discovery is reported in the journal Nature . "At a distance of only six light years, Barnard's Star b could conceivably be visited by people from Earth". "[The candidate] is very strong in t...

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China creates 'artificial sun' to burn at 100,000,000 degrees

China creates 'artificial sun' to burn at 100,000,000 degrees

The EAST reactor was built as an " artificial sun ", designed to replicate the process by which the sun creates energy, in hopes of unlocking the secrets of how to make nuclear fusion a practical re...

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Massive Crater Discovered Under Greenland Ice

Massive Crater Discovered Under Greenland Ice

The impact site is described as very well preserved and one of the youngest large craters on Earth. A 2007 study suggested that an asteroid impact might have caused ecological disarray at that time,...

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Climate change may zap male fertility, scientists find

Climate change may zap male fertility, scientists find

In a paper published to Nature Communications , the research team found evidence that heatwaves have damaged sperm in insects, explaining why climate change is having such an impact on species po...

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Delhi air quality turns severe again, likely to improve on Tuesday

Delhi air quality turns severe again, likely to improve on Tuesday

These include both private and commercial vehicles. They said by relaxing the payment of toll-ECC, the trucks can move without any stop and this will reduce congestion and reduce pollution. The impa...

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NASA Will Live Stream First Mars Rover Landing Since 2012

NASA Will Live Stream First Mars Rover Landing Since 2012

The soundtrack was created by scanning a picture from left to right, pixel by pixel, and looking at the brightness and colour information and combining them with terrain elevation. Together with fello...

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Astronomers discover 'ghost' galaxy near Milky Way

Astronomers discover 'ghost' galaxy near Milky Way

An global team of astronomers can't fully explain the "ghost" galaxy that they discovered about 130,000 light-years from the edge of the Milky Way. It is known as a dwarf galaxy, one of the first ty...

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Region eyes

Region eyes "vigorous" tropical wave as 2018 hurricane season near the end

The system has ramped up in intensity and is now given a 90 percent chance of becoming a tropical or subtropical cyclone by Thursday. The wave is now producing a large area of disturbed weather, and...

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Rocket Lab launches commercial rocket

Rocket Lab launches commercial rocket

Liftoff of the Electron rocket came at 4:50 p.m. The Curie kick stage soared over Antarctica, then flew north over the Atlantic Ocean before igniting its main engine, which burns a "green" non-tox...

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End of days? Telescope images reveal what happens when galaxies collide

End of days? Telescope images reveal what happens when galaxies collide

Such destruction releases extraordinary amounts of light and likely serves as the driving force behind quasars , which rank among the brightest objects in the universe. It only took a billion years or...

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Four UK ministers near quitting government over Brexit

Four UK ministers near quitting government over Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May this week faced pressure from her Westminster allies in the Democratic Unionist Party not to allow a customs border to split Northern Ireland from the United Kingdom after...

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Stephen Hawking's thesis and wheelchair sell for $1 million

Stephen Hawking's thesis and wheelchair sell for $1 million

In total, the auction raised $1.8 million for charity. Hawking's 1965 Cambridge University thesis , " Properties of Expanding Universes ", sold for 584,750 pounds ($758,888), more than three times ...

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Stephen Hawking's Wheelchair and Doctoral Thesis Sell in Million Pound Auction

Stephen Hawking's Wheelchair and Doctoral Thesis Sell in Million Pound Auction

While the chair was expected to sell somewhere between £10,000 and £15,000, the ultimate price was nearly £300,000 (almost $392,000). Rehana Popal, an immigration specialist in London , said that in ...

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Parker Solar Probe ''Alive'' After Being Closest Ever To Sun

Parker Solar Probe ''Alive'' After Being Closest Ever To Sun

The final close approach, in late 2025, will take the Parker Solar Probe within just 3.83 million miles (6.16 million km) of the sun's surface. It's been a busy week for the folks manning the cont...

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‘Planetary torch’: Earth’s laser tech could be used to lure alien communications

‘Planetary torch’: Earth’s laser tech could be used to lure alien communications

The goal of the laser-telescope rig is the creation of an energy beam, meant to stand out amid all of the excess noise in the solar system. He started with a simple conceptual design involving a lar...

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Is interstellar object 'Oumuamua an alien area probe?

Is interstellar object 'Oumuamua an alien area probe?

If Oumuamua is a lightsail, he added, one possibility is that it was floating in interstellar space when our solar system ran into it, "like a ship bumping into a buoy on the surface of the ocean". ...

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Mushroom hosts cyanobacteria to generate electricity

Mushroom hosts cyanobacteria to generate electricity

A team of researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology , Manu Mannoor, Sudeep Joshi and Ellexis Cook have engineered an artificial symbiosis between button mushrooms and cyanobacteriato produce ...

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More protection: UN says Earth’s ozone layer is healing

More protection: UN says Earth’s ozone layer is healing

At the recovery rates projected by the United Nations report, the northern hemisphere and mid-latitude ozone is scheduled to heal completely by the 2030s, followed by the southern hemisphere in the ...

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Federal judge blocks construction of Keystone pipeline

Federal judge blocks construction of Keystone pipeline

Although the decision does not permanently halt the pipeline's construction, it nevertheless comes as TransCanada, the Canadian company that owns Keystone, is preparing to start construction in Mon...

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Ozone hole gradually closing, United Nations report says

Ozone hole gradually closing, United Nations report says

Global warming is on the tip of everyone's tongue these days, and with good reason, but it wasn't long ago that the biggest environmental talking point was the depletion of Earth's ozone layer. Newma...

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Wind Farms Can Act Like Apex Predators in Ecosystems, Study Finds

Wind Farms Can Act Like Apex Predators in Ecosystems, Study Finds

Most from the negative effects of suffer from birds of prey. The study was done in the Chalkewadi plateau in Satara district in the northern Western Ghats which is the site of one of the largest a...

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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Spots Cosmic Smiley Among Colourful Galaxies

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Spots Cosmic Smiley Among Colourful Galaxies

Roosevelt's head on a dime roughly 200 miles away. It showed a number of bright lights in different shapes, colors, and sizes. Two yellow-hued blobs hang atop a sweeping arc of light. New stars are fo...

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Mooted Brexit deal is an ‘absolute stinker’, warns Boris Johnson

Mooted Brexit deal is an ‘absolute stinker’, warns Boris Johnson

She and her senior ministers discussed plans for a "review mechanism" to ensure the United Kingdom is not placed permanently in a backstop arrangement aimed at avoiding a hard border on the island of ...

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Nasa photo shows 'flying saucer crash site' in desert

Nasa photo shows 'flying saucer crash site' in desert

The wreckage, which was left partially buried in the middle of the desert from its plunge to Earth, was a sample return capsule from the Genesis spaceship that launched in 2001. Genesis's discoveries ...

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Did an alien space probe pass near Earth previous year?

Did an alien space probe pass near Earth previous year?

That's why the researchers raise the possibility that Oumuamua's an alien craft in the new issue of Astrophysical Journal Letters . It was moving at 59,030mph when it was first tracked by scienti...

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