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Elon Musk likely to move to Mars despite 'good chance of death'

Elon Musk likely to move to Mars despite 'good chance of death'

We came within single digit weeks [of death]. "I was working seven days a week, sleeping in the factory". "We've recently made a number of breakthroughs that I'm really fired up about", he said , a...

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Investigation launched into 'monstrous' claims scientist has genetically edited humans

Investigation launched into 'monstrous' claims scientist has genetically edited humans

A joint statement issued by more than 120 Chinese scientists on the Chinese social media site Weibo condemns the human genome-editing research. "The ability to use some of these new technologi...

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Americans are anxious about climate change

Americans are anxious about climate change

Quietly released the day after Thanksgiving, the National Climate Assessment directly cited global warming as a reason why natural disasters are worsening in the United States. "If you look around ...

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Trump rejects findings of U.S. government climate change report

The report also comes amid a presidential administration that has been the most pro oil and gas industry on record and one whose policies, particularly rolling back Obama-era environmental policies...

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'MONSTROUS' scientist 'makes world's first gene-edited babies' in HIV test

'MONSTROUS' scientist 'makes world's first gene-edited babies' in HIV test

An American scientist has also reportedly taken part in the experiment in China. CRISPR has been used in adults but not eggs, sperm or embryos that have been carried to term because changes to ...

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Commons vote on May's Brexit deal will be challenging, admits Barclay

Commons vote on May's Brexit deal will be challenging, admits Barclay

In her third statement to the Commons on leaving the European Union, she said: "I'm looking ahead to December 11th, when this House will be faced with a decision as to whether or not it wishes to deli...

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Nasa's latest Mars craft nears landing for unprecedented seismic mission

Nasa's latest Mars craft nears landing for unprecedented seismic mission

InSight arrived on Mars's Elysium Planitia area north of its equator, described as an ideal spot for its flat, rockless surface. First, however, both the craft and its sensitive cargo of instruments m...

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NASA InSigh spacecraft prepares for touchdown as it nears Mars

NASA InSigh spacecraft prepares for touchdown as it nears Mars

InSight will hit the top of the Martian atmosphere at 19,800 kilometres per hour (kph) and slow down to eight kph - about human jogging speed - before its three legs touch down on Martian soil. "Landi...

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Mars landing looms for NASA

Mars landing looms for NASA

Only about 40 percent of the landers and rovers sent to the red planet during the last five decades have ever made it safely down to the surface, and of the worldwide space agencies that have tried, o...

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Federal climate report warns of more weather 'weirding'

Federal climate report warns of more weather 'weirding'

On Friday afternoon, as Americans were nursing their turkey hangovers braving the malls for deals, the White House released a dire new report on the impacts of climate change-a move that was quickl...

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145 pilot whales die in stranding on New Zealand beach

145 pilot whales die in stranding on New Zealand beach

The stranding was discovered by a hiker late Saturday on Stewart Island, 30 kilometres (19 miles) off the southern coast of the South Island. Since the beach is isolated, it's unclear how long the...

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NASA has scheduled commercial flights SpaceX and Boeing

NASA has scheduled commercial flights SpaceX and Boeing

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 28, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space St...

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NASA moon landings to be verified by Russian Federation jokes Roscosmos official

NASA moon landings to be verified by Russian Federation jokes Roscosmos official

Russian Federation plans to send the first cosmonauts to the moon in the early 2030s. The cosmonauts are to remain on the moon for 14 days. Speaking with Moldovan President Igor Dodon about the pr...

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NASA picks Jezero Crater for Mars 2020 rover landing site

NASA picks Jezero Crater for Mars 2020 rover landing site

Jezero Crater, whose name comes from the Serbian word for lake, won out over three other finalist sites near the Martian equator: Midway and Northeast Syrtis, plus Columbia Hills (which is where NASA'...

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NASA schedules SpaceX commercial crew test flight for January

NASA schedules SpaceX commercial crew test flight for January

Musk is a brilliant guy, but he also likes to push the envelope in ways that tend to worry those he does business with. That rankled some at NASA's highest levels and prompted the agency to take a c...

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Ancient termite megapolis as large as Britain found in Brazil

Ancient termite megapolis as large as Britain found in Brazil

The 8-foot-high, 30-foot-wide mounds uncovered in Brazil are not nests, says Entomologist Stephen Martin, lead author of the new study describing the biological phenomenon. Researchers in northeast ...

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This Star Trek-inspired ionic plane can SILENTLY glide through the sky

This Star Trek-inspired ionic plane can SILENTLY glide through the sky

The aircraft, called Version 2 EAD Airframe, or V2, weighs only 2.45 kg with a wingspan of 5 metres. "The future of flight shouldn't be things with propellers and turbines", Barrett says in the vide...

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NASA investigates SpaceX because Elon Musk smoked weed

NASA investigates SpaceX because Elon Musk smoked weed

The review comes after a tumultuous time for Musk, whose behavior led to a series of scandals. SpaceX said in a statement that "human spaceflight is the core mission of our company". "Is the c...

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NASA selects landing site for Mars 2020 Rover

NASA selects landing site for Mars 2020 Rover

The unmanned probe has to leave Cape Canaveral in Florida in July 2020 with an Atlas-V launcher. It will not only seek signs of ancient habitable conditions - and past microbial life - but the rover a...

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Days from European Union summit, May takes Brexit battle to Brussels

Days from European Union summit, May takes Brexit battle to Brussels

She issued a warning to pro-Brexit hardliners that if they vote against the deal on offer, they could end up seeing the divorce thwarted. Germany is understood to be growing frustrated with European...

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UN Environment Boss Erik Solheim Resigns After Accusations of Misuse of Resources

UN Environment Boss Erik Solheim Resigns After Accusations of Misuse of Resources

When asked by OIOS auditors to account for the 76 days spent in Oslo (Norway) and Paris (France), Erik Solheim email: "We can not accept this question on holiday vs job ... "The secretary-general is...

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Air Pollution Overtakes HIV/AIDS, Cigarrete Smoking as Top Killers - Research

Air Pollution Overtakes HIV/AIDS, Cigarrete Smoking as Top Killers - Research

Life expectancy averages slightly below 69 in the South Asian nation of 1.3 billion, according to the World Bank. The research indicates that taking the number of lives lost and years taken away fro...

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Russian Progress supply ship docks at space station

If all goes well, the automated spacecraft will reach the station around 5:20 a.m. Monday, bringing 2,255 pounds of science gear, 64 pounds of spacewalk equipment, 2,183 pounds of space station hardwa...

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Dead Whale Found to Have 13 Pounds of Plastic in Stomach

Dead Whale Found to Have 13 Pounds of Plastic in Stomach

Social Media / Reuters Plastic found in the whale's stomach. Wakatobi National Park chief Heri Santoso said the mammal was male and the 13 pounds of trash in its stomach were identified as 115 pla...

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Jezero Crater Announced As Mars 2020 Rover Landing Site

The landing site of Jezero Crater is different because of its abundant carbonate rocks and what they can hopefully reveal about early habitability on Mars , NASA said. Instead of having an analytic...

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'We Are Smarter Than That': Finns Hilariously Mock Trump's 'Raking' Solution

'We Are Smarter Than That': Finns Hilariously Mock Trump's 'Raking' Solution

The people of Finland have trolled US President Donald Trump on social media after he suggested California should follow the Scandinavian country's lead and do more " raking " to prevent wildf...

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Leonid Meteor shower- Shooting stars, clear skies and a fine United Kingdom weekend

Leonid Meteor shower- Shooting stars, clear skies and a fine United Kingdom weekend

If you're willing to fearless some chilly early morning temperatures, you'll have the opportunity to marvel at the bright strokes of cosmic debris from November's Leonid meteor shower , which is at i...

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Wombat poop: Scientists reveal mystery behind cube-shaped droppings

During the American Physical Society's Division of Fluid Dynamics 71st Annual Meeting, which will take place November 18-20 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, Yang and her co-au...

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SpaceX scraps plan to upgrade Falcon 9 for more ‘reusability’

SpaceX scraps plan to upgrade Falcon 9 for more ‘reusability’

In his reply to a Twitter user, Musk specified that "radical" changes had been introduced to the BFR design. Instead of upgrading Falcon 9 for more reusability, SpaceX was now focusing on "accel...

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Trump says will make acting EPA head Wheeler permanent

Trump says will make acting EPA head Wheeler permanent

Environmental groups quickly voiced their opposition. Environmental groups have criticized Wheeler for his part work lobbying for coal companies and have criticized his work furthering Trump's agend...

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