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Saskatchewan carbon-tax ruling a victory for the planet, environment minister says

Saskatchewan carbon-tax ruling a victory for the planet, environment minister says

Ontario continues to stand united with the government of Saskatchewan and remains committed to using all available resources to oppose the federal government's carbon tax, including through the courts...

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Look up this weekend and you'll see an epic meteor shower

Look up this weekend and you'll see an epic meteor shower

They should appear during the predawn hours. These meteors are named as Eta Aquarid, which has a generation from the constellation Aquarius. In the case of the Eta Aquariids, the debris was left b...

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NASA Finds Faulty Aluminum Scam Caused $700 Million in Launch Failures

NASA Finds Faulty Aluminum Scam Caused $700 Million in Launch Failures

Test results revealing that aluminium parts failed to meet tensile strength requirements were altered so that they showed the parts passing certification. federal government contracting. NASA has al...

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Scientists just observed a crash between two neutron stars

Scientists just observed a crash between two neutron stars

A teaspoon-sized chunk of a neutron star weighs a billion tons. She said the upgraded European-based gravitational-wave detector called Virgo also picked up a signal from the collision, but it w...

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Water found in samples from asteroid Itokawa

Water found in samples from asteroid Itokawa

Water On Asteroid "We found the samples we examined were enriched in water compared to the average for inner solar system objects", said Ziliang Jin, a postdoctoral scholar from Arizona State Univ...

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School's out for 'climate inaction' as students protest in Kelowna

School's out for 'climate inaction' as students protest in Kelowna

The school strikes were started by Swedish climate activist 16-year-old Greta Thunberg in 2018 and have since spread around the world. "The economy does not matter as much as our human existence o...

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#climateemergency: UK becomes first parliament to declare climate emergency

#climateemergency: UK becomes first parliament to declare climate emergency

Amidst the protests, Environment Secretary Michael Gove's inability to take a strict action in favour of the climate emergency discontented the activists. "While most of the public are agreed on t...

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STUNNING InSight photos capture sunrise and sunset on Mars — NASA Mars pictures

STUNNING InSight photos capture sunrise and sunset on Mars — NASA Mars pictures

InSight landed safely on Mars on November 26, 2018, kicking off a two-year mission to explore the deep interior of the Red Planet. In local Mars time, the shots were taken starting around 5:30 a.m. ...

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Wales warned to cut greenhouse gases by 95% before 2050

Wales warned to cut greenhouse gases by 95% before 2050

Amendments to the Climate Change Bill have already been lodged, which call on the nation to reduce emissions by 70% by 2030 and 90% by 2040. The CCC report concludes that Scotland is well equipped...

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Meteorite Strikes Moon During Lunar Eclipse

Meteorite Strikes Moon During Lunar Eclipse

The Moon takes on a red colour - the result of scattered sunlight refracted through the Earth's atmosphere - but is much darker than normal. The impact flash lasted 0.28 seconds and is the first f...

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'God of Chaos' asteroid to buzz Earth in 2029

A study detailing all the findings has been published in the journal Science Advances . "It was a privilege that the Japanese space agency JAXA was willing to share five particles from Itokawa wi...

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Alberta premier proclaims bill to ‘turn off taps’ in newspaper op-ed

Alberta premier proclaims bill to ‘turn off taps’ in newspaper op-ed

Kenney and his energy minister are holding a news conference Wednesday morning to discuss the bill. Alberta's NDP, the new official opposition, said proclaiming the bill as law without using it was ...

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Hubble Astronomers Assemble Wide View of the Evolving Universe

Hubble Astronomers Assemble Wide View of the Evolving Universe

But it paid off, and now the Hubble Legacy Field image exists as a testament to over a decade of work. Observations with ground-based telescopes were not able to establish how galaxies formed and ...

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Eta Aquarid meteor shower peaks this weekend

Earth is now passing through a debris field left by Halley's Comet , with the annual meteor show active between April 29 and May 28 this year. Although the meteors will be falling all throughout th...

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NASA preparing for giant meteor to hit the Earth

NASA preparing for giant meteor to hit the Earth

Bridenstine acknowledged "the giggle factor", the dismissive response the topic has been met with in the past, at the start of his keynote remarks at the International Academy of Astronautics Planeta...

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Astronomers witness black hole system that does not behave like others

Astronomers witness black hole system that does not behave like others

The global team of astronomers, which included Dr Alex Tetarenko working at the East Asian Observatory in Hilo, published their findings today in the journal Nature . And they were changing direction...

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Space station power shortage delays SpaceX supply run

Nasa said on Tuesday that the station and its six astronauts were safe. And according to CBS , those channels powered the robot arm that attaches to SpaceX's capsule and helps berth it with the stat...

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Denisovan Fossil Identified in Tibetan Cave

Denisovan Fossil Identified in Tibetan Cave

U-series dating of a heavy carbonate crust attached to the mandible suggests the fossil is at least 160,000 years old - "a minimum age that equals that of the oldest specimens from the Denisova Cave ...

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NASA Was Swindled Out Of $1 Billion In Aluminum Scam

The combined cost of both mission failures was more than $700 million, according to NASA. After a multi-year technical investigation, NASA's Launch Services Program has revealed that SPI had been ...

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SpaceX confirms crew capsule destroyed in ground testing

SpaceX confirms crew capsule destroyed in ground testing

According to Koenigsmann, the anomaly occurred just before firing the SuperDraco engine . He declined to speculate on the cause of the accident. He added that the company doesn't believe there is...

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PM Trudeau to meet with new Alberta Premier Jason Kenney

The legislation, also known as the " turn off the taps " act, was introduced but not enacted by the previous New Democratic Party government a year ago in retaliation for British Columbia opposing the...

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India plans Chandrayaan-2 mission in July

India plans Chandrayaan-2 mission in July

Configuration of the Chandrayaan-2 mission rover, lander and orbiter. If India's mission is successful, it would put India as the fourth country in the world after US, Russia and China to successful...

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United Kingdom must cut greenhouse gases to zero by 2050, warn Government advisers

United Kingdom must cut greenhouse gases to zero by 2050, warn Government advisers

We will make money as a nation out of this if we do it properly because the rest of the world will want it". The CCC says current government plans to require all new cars sold from 2040 onwards to h...

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Iowa city flooded as levee breached by Mississippi

Iowa city flooded as levee breached by Mississippi

The all-time record high of 22.63 feet was set in 1993. Mayor Frank Klipsch says no one was injured Tuesday in the flooding. He asked that people stay away from downtown while officials work to evac...

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B.C. files legal paperwork after Alberta proclaims Bill 12

B.C. files legal paperwork after Alberta proclaims Bill 12

He is Alberta's 18th premier. Kenney said the UCP needs the power to protect "Alberta's ability to get a return on their resources", and that the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is in the interest...

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United Kingdom becomes first parliament to declare climate emergency

The motion was called by Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn . Following the announcement of the decision to declare the climate emergency, she tweeted: "Historic and very hopeful news". There is no ...

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Antidote discovered for the world's most venomous animal

Antidote discovered for the world's most venomous animal

Severe exposures lead to cardiac arrest and death within minutes. Australian researchers believe they have found an antidote to a sting from the world's most venomous creature, the much-feared box...

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NASA Says Aluminum Fraud Caused $700 Million Satellite Failures

NASA says the scam was at the heart of two failed missions-2009's Orbiting Carbon Observatory , which carried equipment created to take the most precise measurements of atmospheric carbon dioxide to...

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Multi-year aluminum fraud scheme blamed for two NASA mission failures

A new report from the U.S. Justice Department reveals that a company by the name of Sapa Profiles (now Hydro Extrusion Portland) falsified tests to make their products appear to be, well, not total ga...

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Plasma Jets Observed Ejecting From Rapidly Spinning Black Hole

The study was led by the International Center for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR ) and it has been published in the journal Nature . As a result of the way black holes normally spin, the matter ten...

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