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Earth’s magnetic north pole is hurtling toward Russian Federation

Earth’s magnetic north pole is hurtling toward Russian Federation

Defined as the point on the Northern Hemisphere where the world's magnetic field points vertically downwards, the North Magnetic Pole moves over time, due to moving currents in the earth's core. To co...

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Trump Announces His Pick To Head The Interior Department

Trump Announces His Pick To Head The Interior Department

Mr. Zinke, a former Navy SEAL and congressman, was nudged out amid a swirl of probes into high-priced travel on government planes and a land deal in his hometown of Whitefish, Montana, that involved t...

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Earth's Magnetic Pole is Quickly Moving Toward Russia, Models Say

Since it's always on the move, scientists update their model every five years, the last update being in 2015. Since 1831, the magnetic north pole in northern Canada has been moving across the Arct...

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By 2100, oceans would become more greener and bluer

By 2100, oceans would become more greener and bluer

The changes, caused by shifts in populations of tiny marine plants known as phytoplankton , may not be detectable by the naked eye but will affect the appearance of oceans when photographed by satell...

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The Milky Way in a twist

The Milky Way in a twist

In other words, the further the stars, the more spread out they will be. It confirms that the warped spiral pattern is caused by torque from the spinning of the Milky Way's massive inner disc of stars...

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‘World’s most dangerous’ glacier could soon collapse triggering sea level rise

‘World’s most dangerous’ glacier could soon collapse triggering sea level rise

It's big enough to have contained 14 billion tons of ice , and most of that ice melted over the last three years . Thwaites has enough ice that if it all melted, global sea levels would rise a littl...

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'Dangerous' Antarctic glacier has massive hole, scientists warn

'Dangerous' Antarctic glacier has massive hole, scientists warn

The Thwaites Glacier is roughly the size of Florida and is now responsible for 4 percent of the global sea level rise, according to the study. This empty space has the negative effect of speeding up t...

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29 killed as Polar Vortex freezes US Midwest

29 killed as Polar Vortex freezes US Midwest

Homeless and displaced people were particularly at risk, with Chicago and other cities setting up warming shelters. According to officials, the 29 victims included a 72-year-old woman who was foun...

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Siberian Caves Provide New Insight Into Mysterious Extinct Human Species

Siberian Caves Provide New Insight Into Mysterious Extinct Human Species

However, we've only found direct evidence of their existence in a cave called Denisova. In the lush but cold forests of the Altai Mountains in Siberia, there lies a unique cave. In the new research,...

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Wiarton Willie predicts early spring; Shubenacadie Sam eyes more winter

Wiarton Willie predicts early spring; Shubenacadie Sam eyes more winter

Festivities include a free breakfast at the arena, fireworks, and plenty of events and activities. Premier Doug Ford was also in attendance, saying that he was hoping for an early Spring. In his boo...

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NASA's Parker Solar Probe Completes First Trip Around The Sun

NASA's Parker Solar Probe Completes First Trip Around The Sun

In preparation for the upcoming solar pass, NASA is busily clearing space on the probe's internal solid state drives. NASA's Parker Solar Probe has reached a major milestone. To keep it in the locat...

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Chinese rover finds lunar nights 'colder than expected'

Chinese rover finds lunar nights 'colder than expected'

This is the first time Chinese scientists have received first-hand data about the temperatures on the surface of the moon during the lunar night . China's Chang'e-4 lunar lander was awakened by...

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Endangered sharks on sale at the chippy

Scientists also found that the scalloped hammerhead shark was discovered in 40 per cent of shark fins sold in Asian restaurants and supermarkets. The called for more stringent food labelling so peop...

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Zooming in on NGC 6752 and Bedin 1

Zooming in on NGC 6752 and Bedin 1

Bedin 1 may therefore be the most isolated small dwarf galaxy known. "Our newly discovered cosmic neighbour, nicknamed Bedin 1 by the astronomers, is a modestly sized, elongated galaxy", explains th...

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Big cavity in Antarctic glacier signals rapid decay

Big cavity in Antarctic glacier signals rapid decay

Thwaites has enough ice that if it all melted, global sea levels would rise a little more than two feet. Scientists have long thought the glacier was not connected to the bedrock below, and they had...

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Deadly Polar Vortex is Making its Way to NY

Deadly Polar Vortex is Making its Way to NY

Frigid weather that paralyzed a large swath of the United States this week and caused at least 21 deaths began easing on Friday as an Arctic air mass pulled away, setting the stage for a warmer weeken...

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Kilometer-sized Kuiper belt object provides missing link in planetary evolution

Kilometer-sized Kuiper belt object provides missing link in planetary evolution

Due to the small amount of sunlight the asteroids and comets in this part of the Solar system remained as they were billions of years ago. "Our team had less than 0.3 percent of the budget of large wo...

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Over 20 Dead in US Polar Vortex, Frostbite Amputations Feared

Over 20 Dead in US Polar Vortex, Frostbite Amputations Feared

The death toll rose after at least nine more people in Chicago were reported to have died from cold-related injuries, according to Dr Stathis Poulakidas, a doctor at the city's John H. Everest. ...

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Endangered sharks are being served in United Kingdom chip shops, study claims

The fins sampled at the food wholesaler included scalloped hammerheads, which are classed as globally "endangered" and subject to strict worldwide trade restrictions. Consumers' health issues are als...

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Saudi Arabia seeks EoI for seven solar projects worth $1.5 billion

Saudi Arabia seeks EoI for seven solar projects worth $1.5 billion

The proposed moves will enable GE Renewable Energy to drive more local and integrated solutions, simplify its structure, and improve performance. The latest International Energy Agency report show...

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Polar Vortex brings deadly -33C freeze to USA

Polar Vortex brings deadly -33C freeze to USA

In Chicago , the morning temperature was -22 degrees Fahrenheit (-30 Celsius), which was colder than Alaska's state capital and parts of Antarctica. The wind chill temperature, which is a measure ...

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'It's starting again': Another big fish kill unfolding at Menindee

'It's starting again': Another big fish kill unfolding at Menindee

Officials on Monday found hundreds of thousands of dead fish in the Menindee weir pool and neighbouring waterways, including bony herring, golden perch and carp. Locals claim there have been more fish...

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NASA offers best look yet at surface of space rock Bennu

NASA offers best look yet at surface of space rock Bennu

The latest images of Bennu were taken by the spacecraft's NavCam 1 navigation camera on January 17 at a distance of roughly a mile (1.6 kilometers) above Bennu's surface with a 1/700 second shutter sp...

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New evidence reveals Arctic summers now hottest in 115000 years

New evidence reveals Arctic summers now hottest in 115000 years

Ice caps are stable and do not move like icebergs, and the matter lying on the ground is intact until the cap remains in place. As such, anything caught beneath them ends up as part of a vast frozen t...

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NASA's Curiosity Rover Snaps Last Selfie on Martian Ridge

NASA's Curiosity Rover Snaps Last Selfie on Martian Ridge

Engineers hoped the spacecraft would have responded after the storm cleared a couple months later, however that was not to be. According to NASA , nearing low temperatures could pose new threats to O...

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DPRK: Seeking peace, bilateral ties with U.S.

DPRK: Seeking peace, bilateral ties with U.S.

The two US adversaries "are more aligned than at any point since the mid-1950s", Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats said in his prepared remarks before the Senate Intelligence Committee, s...

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As Chicago braced for risky cold, Trump joked about global warming

As Chicago braced for risky cold, Trump joked about global warming

The president said the same thing back in November when it was cold. I will say this. His administration, meanwhile, has ignored growing demands from scientists and the American public for urgen...

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‘Dangerously Cold’: Polar Vortex to Engulf US Midwest, Great Lakes Region

‘Dangerously Cold’: Polar Vortex to Engulf US Midwest, Great Lakes Region

The last time the polar vortex slipped south to the United States was in 2014, but experts believe climate change could increase the frequency of these bitterly cold snaps. "It may be wise to stock ...

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NASA revealed the first clear shot of the Ultima Thule

NASA revealed the first clear shot of the Ultima Thule

Just after midnight on New Year's Day, NASA's New Horizon's spacecraft flew past the Kuiper Belt object, 2014 MU69, more commonly known as Ultima Thule. The large circular feature, about 4 miles (7 km...

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Elon Musk's impressive 'Starship' rocket was blown over by the wind

Elon Musk's impressive 'Starship' rocket was blown over by the wind

According to the Verge , Musk tweeted that the Starship's mooring blocks broke during 50 mile per hour winds and that the fairing will take weeks to fix, though its propellant tanks are fine. Th...

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