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Israeli spacecraft 'Beresheet' enters moon's orbit

Israeli spacecraft 'Beresheet' enters moon's orbit

The move - known as a "lunar capture" - shifted the unmanned Beresheet craft into an elliptical orbit that brought it within 500 kilometres (310 miles) of the Moon. It sets the stage for an automated ...

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Suspected poacher killed by elephant and eaten by lions in South Africa

Suspected poacher killed by elephant and eaten by lions in South Africa

According to Letaba Herald , the family of the man reached out to park rangers for help recovering his body. English arranged a search party, composed of rangers on foot, accompanied by members of the...

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Almost 500 people in southeastern US report meteor

Almost 500 people in southeastern US report meteor

WTVF reported that 495 across eight states said they observed a slow and bright fireball at around 5:50 a.m. Most of the reports came from North and SC but people in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentuck...

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Climate Panel Dismissed by Trump Releases Report

Climate Panel Dismissed by Trump Releases Report

Members of a federal climate science panel, disbanded by the Trump administration in 2017, have reformed independently and released a new report created to help local leaders integrate climate sci...

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SpaceX Successfully Test-Fires Its 'Starhopper' Prototype Spacecraft In Texas

SpaceX Successfully Test-Fires Its 'Starhopper' Prototype Spacecraft In Texas

SpaceX calls the prototype vehicle in question a "Starhopper", and it is meant to test various technologies that the company plans to use in a theoretical future spacecraft, called Starship, that will...

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Rally to oppose the federal carbon tax

Rally to oppose the federal carbon tax

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says Ottawa has no authority to impose a carbon tax on any province that has a credible carbon-reduction plan. Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Ontario and New Brunswick refu...

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Children in South Asia hardest hit by pollution

Children in South Asia hardest hit by pollution

Overall, long-term exposure to outdoor and indoor air pollution contributed to almost five million deaths from stroke, diabetes, heart attack, lung cancer and chronic lung disease in 2017. On the othe...

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Climate change delays Great Barrier Reef's recovery

Climate change delays Great Barrier Reef's recovery

The team found that while bleaching occurred in both 2016 and 2017 , it took much greater heat exposure to cause the same level of bleaching the second time around - meaning the reef was naturall...

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Japanese space probe drops 'impactor' on asteroid Ryugu

Japanese space probe drops 'impactor' on asteroid Ryugu

The Japanese space probe Hayabusa2 has launched an explosive device at the asteroid it is exploring, aiming to create an artificial crater and take a look inside. Photos of Ryugu - which means "Drag...

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India refuses to comment on NASA allegation

India refuses to comment on NASA allegation

The expectation is that, eventually, the risk will come back to normal. Objects in space are being tracked by the United States military to predict the collision risk for the ISS and for satellites. T...

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'A bad thing': India's destruction of satellite threatens ISS, says NASA

'A bad thing': India's destruction of satellite threatens ISS, says NASA

The Chinese demonstration was carried out at 800 kilometers and was widely condemned because of the resulting space debris, which will likely stay in orbit for decades or longer. The Indian satellite ...

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Yes, there is methane on Mars, new study reports

Yes, there is methane on Mars, new study reports

Using data Mars Express , a space exploration mission being conducted by the European Space Agency , they found results which confirm Curiosity's measurements. "In general we did not detect any me...

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Industry key to Labor's climate plan

Industry key to Labor's climate plan

Labor's policy would lift our reputation internationally. "We allow business to trade in every other robust global market, why on earth would we not allow them to trade in worldwide carbon markets -...

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The first image of a black hole to debut next week

The first image of a black hole to debut next week

The Event Horizon Telescope has been attempting to get a photo of the massive black hole in the galaxy, which is called "Sagittarius A*". "Over the coming years, the global EHT team will mount o...

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Egypt- Independent studies find likely source of methane on Mars

The ESA-Roscosmos ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter , which is created to make the most detailed inventory of the martian atmosphere yet, began its science observations in April 2018. It's also possible that...

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Canada's failure to fight climate change 'disturbing,' environment watchdog says

Canada's failure to fight climate change 'disturbing,' environment watchdog says

Canada is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world due to climate change driven by human influence, according to a new government report . Without significant reductions in greenhouse emissio...

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NASA and MIT researchers show off new flexible airplane wing

NASA and MIT researchers show off new flexible airplane wing

Instead of requiring separate moveable surfaces such as ailerons to control the roll and pitch of the plane, the new assembly system makes it possible to deform the whole wing, or parts of it, by inco...

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NASA wants to pay you £14000 to lie in bed all day

NASA can run all the tests they want if they're going to pay $19K for you to do absolutely nothing but lay in bed. But what does lying in bed have to do with weightlessness in space ? "Humans are ...

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School board vows to disregard Quebec bill restricting religious symbols

School board vows to disregard Quebec bill restricting religious symbols

In an about-face before the bill was tabled, the government said it would propose a motion calling for the withdrawal of the crucifix from the provincial legislature. Legault has signalled the bill wi...

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Killer frog disease wipes out 90 species

Killer frog disease wipes out 90 species

According to the researchers of a new study , this mass amphibian extinction is being caused by a deadly fungal disease, chytridiomycosis, which eats away at the creatures' skin. 'Effective biose...

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Rare Disintegrating Asteroid Spied by Hubble Telescope

Rare Disintegrating Asteroid Spied by Hubble Telescope

A picture of the asteroid 6478 Gault captured by the Hubble Space Telescope. When sunlight heats an asteroid, the infrared radiation that escapes from its warmed surface carries off both heat and mome...

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Paper bags may soon cost 5 cents in NY

Paper bags may soon cost 5 cents in NY

Once passed, NY would become the third state to prohibit plastic bags for most purchases at grocery stores. The ban is expected to be in this year's state budget which experts believe will pass on M...

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Mumbaikars to join in observing Earth Hour today

Mumbaikars to join in observing Earth Hour today

It is a symbol of the everyone's commitment to planet Earth and why nature matters. It has grown in stature over the years, as more than 180 countries and territories are now involved. As part of our ...

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Mars was once covered in wide, raging rivers

However, researchers are having difficulties determining how Mars could have held liquid water with the extremely thin atmosphere it has today. It is likely that the new findings of vast rivers that...

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Largest T-Rex Ever Discovered

Largest T-Rex Ever Discovered

The Tyrannosaurus rex is believed to be one of the largest carnivorous dinosaurs that ever existed, and now researchers have uncovered a fossil of the largest one ever found in Canada . rex ...

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New five-year goal to return to the moon 'ambitious, but achievable'

New five-year goal to return to the moon 'ambitious, but achievable'

Mr Pence, 59, went on to shake a stick at America's so-called "Rocket City" and at Nasa's ability to lead USA ambitions in space, calling into question the future of the overbudget and delay-prone S...

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NASA astronaut Anne McClain speaks out about all-female spacewalk change

NASA astronaut Anne McClain speaks out about all-female spacewalk change

Christina Koch will now perform tasks in space Friday with fellow American Nick Hague - instead of Anne McClain as originally planned. And it's true that NASA in general does have something of a gend...

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At least 32 killed in Guatemala as truck plows into crowd

At least 32 killed in Guatemala as truck plows into crowd

Chacaj said that confusion during the early response to the accident had led his department to erroneously count the casualties. Chacaj later told a Guatemalan radio network and French news agency AF...

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Climate change: the most Important glaciers in Greenland will grow back - view

Climate change: the most Important glaciers in Greenland will grow back - view

As the authors of the study he also considers this development to be temporary. "All this is an indicator of how sensitive glaciers are to ocean temperatures", Khazendar explained to National Geogr...

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Study suggests huge gushing rivers once flowed across the Mars landscape

Study suggests huge gushing rivers once flowed across the Mars landscape

Space scientists have always been aware of the ancient riverbeds that scarring the surface of Mars, but how it had water at its surface has never ben understood. Wall reports that the longevity of the...

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