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Earth-Altering Asteroid Strike Threat is REAL, NASA Chief WARNS

Earth-Altering Asteroid Strike Threat is REAL, NASA Chief WARNS

The scenario will put the relationships between a variety of organizations including NASA's Planetary Defense Coordination Office, the ESA's Space Situational Awareness group, and the Internatio...

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Labour forces Commons vote to declare a 'climate emergency'

Labour forces Commons vote to declare a 'climate emergency'

In a meeting with the activists today, the London Mayor said he and the group could "work together" in lobbying the government on climate change . And we in older generations must face up to this s...

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Giraffes head for endangered species status as numbers sink

Giraffes head for endangered species status as numbers sink

After a review of a petition to protect the animals, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service found "substantial information" to support requests that they should indeed be listed as threatened or endange...

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Fracking chief undermined by 'absurd' restrictions on drilling

Fracking chief undermined by 'absurd' restrictions on drilling

In her resignation letter, Ms Engel wrote that the fracking industry is "in danger of withering on the vine". Under the so-called traffic light system, fracking must be paused for 18 hours following...

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Suspected Banksy work tackles climate protests

Suspected Banksy work tackles climate protests

The work, which has not yet been confirmed as an official Banksy, was spotted early on Friday morning and depicts a girl crouched down by a sapling and trowel, alongside the words, " From this moment,...

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SpaceX escape engines were test fired before mishap -panel

SpaceX escape engines were test fired before mishap -panel

SpaceX is leading the investigation with what she termed as "active NASA participation". The capsule, which had a successful first launch to the International Space Station early this year, is e...

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Japan Succeeds in Creating First Man-Made Crater on Asteroid

Japan Succeeds in Creating First Man-Made Crater on Asteroid

Yesterday (25 April) the agency also released a number of images showing Hayabusa 2's journey towards the asteroid, showing it increasing in size from a distance of more than 7km away, to as close as...

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Scientists On Sailboat Expedition Find Nearly 200,000 Ocean Viruses

Scientists On Sailboat Expedition Find Nearly 200,000 Ocean Viruses

The study plays an essential role in providing detail insights on the genetic variation within each population, informing researchers about the evolution and impact of ocean viruses on a global sc...

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Climate-change protesters target London Stock Exchange and Canary Wharf

Climate-change protesters target London Stock Exchange and Canary Wharf

While climate activists from all over Wales have joined those blocking roads and disrupting transport in London this Easter, members of the Cardiff branch of Extinction Rebellion have been staging...

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NASA InSight probe detects 1st likely marsquake

NASA InSight probe detects 1st likely marsquake

InSight, which stands for Interior Exploration Using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport, hopes to place a single lander spacecraft on Mars . "We've been collecting background noise ...

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Hubble measurements confirmed: Universe is outpacing all expectations of its expansion rate

Hubble measurements confirmed: Universe is outpacing all expectations of its expansion rate

A study released past year based on Cepheid variable star data suggested that the rate of expansion is 73.5 kilometers (45.6 miles) per second per megaparsec. We are measuring something fundamentally...

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Over 2500 Quebec Residences Flooded, Risk of More to Come

Over 2500 Quebec Residences Flooded, Risk of More to Come

Several communities across western Quebec have been flooded, and Legault said the government may have to look at incentives to encourage people to move . More than 600 Canadian soldiers have fanned o...

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City of Ottawa officials to provide update on flooding

City of Ottawa officials to provide update on flooding

Environment Canada issued a special weather statement predicting up to 35 millimetres (1.3 inches) of rain by Saturday morning. The military arrived in the rural northwest Ottawa community of Consta...

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Yale paleontologist discovers new 95 million-year-old crab species

Here is an illustration of Callichimaera perplexa , quite possibly the strangest looking crab that ever lived. A team of global researchers, led by Yale University paleontologist Javier Luque , ...

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Research: NASA, FEMA, global partners plan asteroid impact exercise

Research: NASA, FEMA, global partners plan asteroid impact exercise

For over two decades, NASA's Planetary Defense Coordination Office (PDCO), European Space Agency's Situational Awareness-NEO Segment and the International Asteroid Warning Network (IAWN) have been i...

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China Plans to Build a Base near the Moon's South Pole

Zhang Kejian, head of the China National Space Administration, made the announcement during a speech on "Space Day", reported the state-ran news agency Xinhua . And then in 2022, its space station, T...

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NASA detects seismic activity for first time on Mars

NASA's robotic probe InSight has detected and measured what scientists believe to be a "marsquake" . According to NASA, movement was detected on InSight's Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure (...

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SpaceX Crew Dragon Test Ended Up With A Small Explosion

SpaceX Crew Dragon Test Ended Up With A Small Explosion

The explosion, at SpaceX's Landing Zone 1, produced a large cloud visible for miles and reportedly caused major damage to the Crew Dragon spacecraft. The SuperDraco thrusters were not engaged on thi...

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Photo shows orphaned gorillas posing with guards who protect them from poachers

Photo shows orphaned gorillas posing with guards who protect them from poachers

De Waal said the reason gorillas imitate human behavior is "not because they think it is fun" but because "they identify with those who take care of them". "Five rangers were killed in Virunga Natio...

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Wildfires worsening air quality in Eugene and Springfield

Wildfires worsening air quality in Eugene and Springfield

The American Lung Association's 2019 "State of the Air" report revealed that the Lincoln metropolitan area is one of the least polluted metropolitan areas in the country. In Denver and around the wo...

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Research shows Greenland ice loss has accelerated rapidly

Research shows Greenland ice loss has accelerated rapidly

The online publication continues and writes that the result is that out of almost 14 millimeters of sea level rise in total caused by Greenland since 1972, half of it has taken place in just the l...

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Meghan Markle’s Mom Has Arrived In London Ahead Of Royal Baby’s Birth

Meghan Markle’s Mom Has Arrived In London Ahead Of Royal Baby’s Birth

The Sun on Sunday reported that Ragland has hired a house and dog sitter to keep things running at her American home while she is away for as long as her daughter needs her. Ragland, who has been the...

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Why Friday's 'Pink Moon' might actually be a different color

Why Friday's 'Pink Moon' might actually be a different color

Interestingly, many cultures believe the full moon's gravitational pull on a woman's amniotic fluids increases the chances of her going into labour if she is close to full term. On Friday, April 19,...

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When to look up for the Lyrid meteor shower

When to look up for the Lyrid meteor shower

The Lyrids are marked by fast and bright meteors , sometimes reaching rate of up to 100 per hour. Typically, the Lyrid meteor shower can showcase between 10 and 20 meteors per hour during the peak,...

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Lyrid meteor shower peaks tonight

The Lyrids will continue each night through April 26. The meteors appear to emanate from the constellation Lyra the Harp, near the bright star Vega , which rises in late evening and passes almost...

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SpaceX Crew Dragon suffers 'anomaly' during engine testing

SpaceX Crew Dragon suffers 'anomaly' during engine testing

SpaceX meant to fly that same rocket this summer in an in-flight abort test, SpaceNews said. Although it is too earlier to speculate at the possible impact the failure will have on the development...

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NASA probe records first likely 'marsquake' detected on red planet

NASA probe records first likely 'marsquake' detected on red planet

The causes of quakes on Mars are fundamentally different from those that cause temblors on Earth; marsquakes could help scientists understand what our planet looked like in its infancy. The team is ...

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Extinction Rebellion protest to take place during rush hour in Cardiff

Extinction Rebellion protest to take place during rush hour in Cardiff

Instead, at Marble Arch, the only police-sanctioned protest space, activists will meet to "vision what's going to happen in the coming week", an Extinction Rebellion member said, as she introduced Swe...

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Elon Musk looks guilty of distracted driving

Elon Musk looks guilty of distracted driving

Tesla stock ( NASDAQ:TSLA ) dropped on Tuesday morning as Elon Musk's vision for the Tesla Network's Robotaxi service was met by skepticism from Wall Street. That's a huge opportunity for Tesla, and...

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Tesla shows off self-driving technology to investors

Tesla shows off self-driving technology to investors

Tesla first announced the network in 2016, describing it as a way for owners of the luxury vehicles to let others borrow their auto. The system has automatic steering and cruise control but requires d...

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