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'Multi-day episode' of frigid wind chills on the way for city

'Multi-day episode' of frigid wind chills on the way for city

A Wind Chill Advisory for those north of the metro will remain in place through 9am. Wind chill warnings are in affect for the Quad Cities and surrounding areas from 6 p.m. That system bears watch...

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Earth's Oldest Known Rock Was Found on the Moon

Earth's Oldest Known Rock Was Found on the Moon

So when the Apollo 14 astronauts collected it nearly exactly 48 years ago - between January 31 and February 6, 1971 - they thought it was an organic sample that would provide information about the moo...

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Space station astronaut sees solar eclipse shadow on Earth

Space station astronaut sees solar eclipse shadow on Earth

Once every 18 months or so, as the Earth, moon, and sun perform a cosmic ballet, something spectacular happens. Scotland, MD- The Great American Solar Eclipse 2017 has come and gone. Whether you w...

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NASA replaces Boeing Starliner astronaut before first crewed launch

NASA replaces Boeing Starliner astronaut before first crewed launch

NASA astronaut Mike Fincke. "Boe is unable to fly due to medical reasons; he will replace Fincke as the assistant to the chief for commercial crew in the astronaut office at NASA's Johnson Space Cen...

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Prince William speaks about stigma of mental health at Davos 2019

Prince William speaks about stigma of mental health at Davos 2019

It's hard to overstate the crisis humanity is now facing, he said. "We are now so numerous, so powerful, so all-pervasive". His new series, Our Planet , due to air on Netflix, could reach 150 mil...

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Meteorite strikes moon during 'super blood wolf moon' eclipse

Meteorite strikes moon during 'super blood wolf moon' eclipse

The total lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes through the Earth's shadow. Skywatchers who observed the " Super Blood Wolf Moon ", a total lunar eclipse that coincided with a supermoon, w...

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ICA sets up climate change action group

ICA sets up climate change action group

Asked about the cause of global warming, on the assumption that it is happening, 62% of respondents said that it is caused mostly by human activities, 23% said that it is caused mostly by natural chan...

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See The Most Dazzling Photos Of January's Super Blood Wolf Moon

See The Most Dazzling Photos Of January's Super Blood Wolf Moon

Those who stood outside got a spectacular view as this full moon was also a supermoon, the first of three straight supermoons that will grace our sky this year. In January, it's known as the " wolf mo...

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Elon Musk Might Help Build Tunnels For CERN's Biggest Ever Particle Collider

Elon Musk Might Help Build Tunnels For CERN's Biggest Ever Particle Collider

The project is not yet set in stone, and a spokesman said that a decision would need to be taken "in the next few years ". Well, if you're Elon Musk, you think about getting involved in the drive to...

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Premier Ford defends carbon tax recession claims in wake of criticism

It's a claim that some economists take issue with. "I would be highly skeptical that a moderate carbon tax alone (especially if it is truly revenue neutral) could cause a recession", said Doug Porte...

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Scientists name ancient shark species after arcade classic 'Galaga'

Scientists name ancient shark species after arcade classic 'Galaga'

The huge meat-eating dinosaur did not meet its demise in a shark attack in some sort of "Jaws" meets "Jurassic Park" monster mash. Were a T. Rex and shark neighbors 65 millions years ago? Th...

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Greenland's ice is melting even faster than scientists thought

Greenland's ice is melting even faster than scientists thought

The fate of Greenland's huge glaciers in the south-east and north-west has always been viewed as a key factor in global sea level rise but the Ohio State-led research suggests the ice fields of the ...

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Planet Nine May Not Exist As Scientists Find ‘Simpler’ Explanation

Planet Nine May Not Exist As Scientists Find ‘Simpler’ Explanation

While the new theory is not the first to propose that the gravitational forces of a massive disc made of small objects could avoid the need for a ninth planet , it is the first such theory which ...

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Total lunar eclipse woos sky watchers

The lunar eclipse on January 21, 2019 before the moon is fully cast in shadow, hovering over the dome of the church St. Elisabeth in Nuremberg, Germany. A picture taken on January 21, 2019 in Cologne,...

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Officer Ran Over Couple Lying On Ground To Watch Lunar Eclipse

Officer Ran Over Couple Lying On Ground To Watch Lunar Eclipse

In a statement to The Palm Beach Post , West Palm Beach Police said the man and the woman, both 24 years old, were treated at a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. The officer has been placed...

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Missed the super wolf blood moon? Stunning photos, here

Missed the super wolf blood moon? Stunning photos, here

Even in Seattle, where the weather forecast wasn't promising, the hours-long progression from supersized full moon to a ruddy darkness and back to lunar brightness unfolded in mostly clear skies. If y...

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Japan successfully launches Epsilon-4 rocket with 7 satellites

Japan successfully launches Epsilon-4 rocket with 7 satellites

The satellite was on the Epsilon rocket and the launch took place at the Uchinoura space centre. On January 17, the Tokyo-based company ALE will send a spacecraft into orbit attached to the Japan...

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Super Blood Wolf Moon: Date, Time, All You Need To Know

Super Blood Wolf Moon: Date, Time, All You Need To Know

A " super moon " occurs when the moon is especially close to earth, while a "wolf moon" is the traditional name for the full moon of January, when the howling of wolves was a sound that helped d...

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United Kingdom to explore options for funding new nuclear - energy secretary

United Kingdom to explore options for funding new nuclear - energy secretary

Japan's Hitachi said it will halt work on its United Kingdom subsidiary's plan to build two new nuclear power plants "from the viewpoint of its economic rationality as a private enterprise". "We hav...

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Gisele Bundchen accused of criticising Brazil's environment record 'without any knowledge'

Gisele Bundchen accused of criticising Brazil's environment record 'without any knowledge'

Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias on Monday said that Bundchen should not be saying bad things about Brazil, for example by calling the country a deforester, without knowing the facts. During ...

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We're At Risk Of A Global Coffee Shortage, Say Scientists

We're At Risk Of A Global Coffee Shortage, Say Scientists

While cultivated coffee is thriving, making up a hugely profitable business globally, the health of those species will also be affected by climate change . Harvested coffee beans at a coffee plantati...

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Saturn's Rings Are Younger Than the Planet They Orbit

Saturn's Rings Are Younger Than the Planet They Orbit

The findings are based on observations by NASA's Cassini spacecraft while flying between Saturn and its rings in 2017, before its demise. That made it hard to separate the gravitational effect of th...

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Antarctica is losing ice much faster than previously thought

Antarctica is losing ice much faster than previously thought

According to the new research , published this week in the journal PNAS , all that ice loss resulted in more than half an inch of sea level rise during the 40-year timespan. "As the Antarctic ice sh...

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Trump’s new EPA pick defends rollbacks as Democrats call him ‘extreme’

And he told senators the EPA's new Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles rule would help lower the cost of vehicles. Carper cited rollbacks in auto mileage standards and toxic mercury emis...

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Wolf moon set to light up the night sky

Wolf moon set to light up the night sky

Viewers in the region should get a clear look at the eclipse as it begins around 10:30 p.m. The greatest eclipse is at 9:13 p.m. Totality ends at 9:43 p.m. Hence, the "Super" portion of the moniker. "...

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All fossil fuels must go in 40 years, a new study says

All fossil fuels must go in 40 years, a new study says

Chris Smith , lead study author and University of Leeds researcher, said to The Guardian . The work also assumes a rapid end to beef and dairy consumption, which is responsible for significant glob...

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China’s Moon mission sees first seeds spring into life

China’s Moon mission sees first seeds spring into life

China has said that its first manned lunar mission will take place around 2030. "With this circle, a mini biosphere comprising producers, consumers and decomposers is formed", says the Chongqing...

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Total Lunar Eclipse Expected at the End of AFC Championship Game

On Jan. 20, the moon will be about 222,274 miles from Earth as a full moon. "This naming of every moon caught on in the last 10 years and it's driving me insane", he said, "but a total lunar eclipse...

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The ambitious conceptual design of the CERN future circular collider

The ambitious conceptual design of the CERN future circular collider

In the accelerator Future Circular Collider (FCC), for a total of 24 billion euros are estimated, as of the end of the 30s electron and a positron on collision course. Plans for the FCC will be put ...

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China is Growing Cotton on the Moon

China is Growing Cotton on the Moon

The seeds sent aboard the Chinese lander each have specific roles to play in a future colony: potatoes are calorie-dense and a resilient food source, cotton could help produce clothing, and the rapese...

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