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Cave bones reveal modern humans not so modern after all

Cave bones reveal modern humans not so modern after all

But no-one alive today is related to the individual. They seemed to have been around for several thousands of years. Researchers used cutting edge technology, including virtual reconstructions of th...

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Japan's Hayabusa2 probe makes second asteroid landing

Japan's Hayabusa2 probe makes second asteroid landing

In the final landing phase Thursday, Hayabusa2 hovered at the height of 100 feet above the asteroid and quickly found its landing marker left from the earlier mission. The complex multi-year mission h...

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Greek find called earliest sign of our species out of Africa

Nearly all human-origin specialists agree that modern humans evolved somewhere in Africa. The researchers announced their findings in the British science journal Nature on Wednesday. But the Jebe...

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Antarctic Glaciers Are Unstable, Can Slide Off Into Sea

Antarctic Glaciers Are Unstable, Can Slide Off Into Sea

The melting can happen at present-day ice melting rates, the study further said . Some of the low-lying areas of coastline will be drowned completely, it warned. And scientists say annual sea level...

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Saturn V rocket to be projected onto the Washington Monument

Saturn V rocket to be projected onto the Washington Monument

Exactly 50 years on, it is being marked as a historic day worldwide. This will mark the first time users can experience a cultural artifact via AR in Search , which debuted this past May, Google re...

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NASA Awards SpaceX $50 Million Launch Contract

NASA Awards SpaceX $50 Million Launch Contract

That flight is now planned tot take place in April of 2021. A flight-proven Falcon 9 has been tapped to launch IXPE from historic Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Spac...

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NOAA: Get Ready For More Coastal Flooding In The Near Future

NOAA: Get Ready For More Coastal Flooding In The Near Future

Researchers predict that by 2030, US coastal communities can expect 7-15 days of sunny day flooding . Coastal communities across the United States saw an uptick in flooding from high tides past y...

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Government's climate advisers say net zero target not backed by plan

Government's climate advisers say net zero target not backed by plan

A Government spokeswoman said: "As the CCC recognises, we are the first major economy to legislate for net zero emissions, have cleaned up our power sector, cut emissions faster than any G7 country wh...

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Exactly how fast is the universe expanding?

Measurements of the gravitational waves generated in the event were used to refine the Hubble constant. Australian researchers from Swinburne University have improved the measurement of the Hubble ...

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Environment Agency says SWW

Environment Agency says SWW "unacceptable" on pollution

The report follows the agency's announcement that Southern Water is facing prosecution after it was hit with a record £126 million penalty package over "shocking" failures in its sewage treatment ...

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We've proven it's possible to have strong economy and a clean environment

We've proven it's possible to have strong economy and a clean environment

Donald Trump says the environment is a top priority for his administration, even as it rolls back key protections such as pulling the USA out of the 2016 Paris Agreement. Climate change was not menti...

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Funded study of Thwaites glacier gives doomsday sea level warning

Seroussi said that Thwaites could reach its tipping point "in the next 200 to 600 years", after which it could lose all its ice. The Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica is heading towards an "instabi...

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Astronomers baffled by freakish record-breaking space rock — NASA asteroid shock

Astronomers baffled by freakish record-breaking space rock — NASA asteroid shock

The 2019 AQ3 asteroid was the previous record holder for the shortest known year of an object of its kind, standing at 165 days. The orbit of this 0.6 mile-long (1 km-long) hunk of rock swings from be...

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Tropical system expected to slowly develop midweek in northern Gulf of Mexico

Tropical system expected to slowly develop midweek in northern Gulf of Mexico

But again, there is uncertainty involved with the tropical system right now, and the forecast could change. "Once the system is over water, environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for ...

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See Saturn’s rings as it begins its closest pass by Earth

See Saturn’s rings as it begins its closest pass by Earth

If you can't see the planet tonight don't worry it will be visible for several more weeks, but tonight is just the theoretical "peak" since we are at opposition. Start out looking east around sunset, ...

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New court challenge launched against Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

New court challenge launched against Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

Just 76 killer whales remain in the southern resident population, and environmentalists argue an increase in tanker traffic connected to the pipeline expansion, as well as the danger of an oil spill, ...

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Trump Touts Fictitious Environmental Record

Trump Touts Fictitious Environmental Record

He also pulled out of the Paris climate accord and undid Obama's Clean Power Plan. "Trump's environmental record is such a toxic disaster it should be declared a Superfund site", said Carol Browner,...

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Hubble observes star formation in a distant galaxy

Hubble observes star formation in a distant galaxy

In any case, you won't feel the separation with Hubble's most recent picture. The orange-pink glow in the galaxy is the result of hydrogen gas reacting with intense light streaming outward from newbor...

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Right whale protections in St. Lawrence aren't enough, don't protect other whales

Right whale protections in St. Lawrence aren't enough, don't protect other whales

Lawrence from being struck by ships and getting caught in fishing instruments can also merely no longer be ample, a scientific review by Ottawa shows. The scientists also raised convey about the scale...

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Jodrell Bank Observatory given world heritage status by Unesco

Jodrell Bank Observatory given world heritage status by Unesco

Jodrell Bank now becomes an global historical site like, Machu Picchu, the Great Wall of China and the Taj Mahal on the Unesco heritage list. Jodrell Bank also hosts the headquarters of the Square K...

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Enormous 8850km-Long Patch Of Atlantic Seaweed Might Be The 'New Normal'

Enormous 8850km-Long Patch Of Atlantic Seaweed Might Be The 'New Normal'

Scientists have measured what they say is the largest seaweed bloom on record, stretching 8,850 kilometres (nearly 5,500 miles) across the Atlantic Ocean and made up of some 20 million metric tons of ...

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Whale meat fetches 'celebration prices' after Japanese hunt

Whale meat fetches 'celebration prices' after Japanese hunt

It is necessary for Japan to notify other countries about how it conducts whaling to obtain their understanding. Stores in Kushiro began selling the whale meat on Thursday. "Whale meat is a traditio...

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The National Trust to snub investments in fossil fuels

The National Trust to snub investments in fossil fuels

A Guardian investigation previous year revealed the trust had invested tens of millions of pounds in oil, gas and mining companies, despite having previously pledged to cut down its own use of foss...

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India forms a new space company to sell ISRO’s space technology products

India forms a new space company to sell ISRO’s space technology products

NSIL would be the financial arm of the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO ). In addition to commercialising launch vehicles, NSIL will also help the transfer of technology (TOT) an...

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Planting 1 trillion trees could stop climate change, argues study

Planting 1 trillion trees could stop climate change, argues study

Still, the study suggests that tree planting could be a relatively cheap, incredibly effective way to begin combatting climate change . The study calculated that over the decades, those new trees c...

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NASA tests abort system on astronaut capsule built for moon missions

NASA tests abort system on astronaut capsule built for moon missions

NASA on Tuesday appeared to successfully conduct a test of the emergency abort system of the spacecraft it hopes will eventually take astronauts to the moon, a key step as the agency attempts to meet...

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NASA Hubble Space Telescope takes stunning image of galactic 'firework show'

NASA Hubble Space Telescope takes stunning image of galactic 'firework show'

As though in preparation for summer festivities, the Hubble Space Telescope captured this cosmic fireworks show from Eta Carinae. This magnificent photo includes ultraviolet light , and it shows ...

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'Incredible' and 'crazy:' Antarctic sea ice shrinks dramatically to record low levels

'Incredible' and 'crazy:' Antarctic sea ice shrinks dramatically to record low levels

From 2014 to 2017, however, "the Antarctic lost nearly as much as the Arctic" over nearly 40 years, NASA climatologist Claire Parkinson told AFP, and the trend has continued ever since. Ice meltin...

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June temperatures the hottest on record worldwide

June temperatures the hottest on record worldwide

Furthermore, the heatwaves hitting Europe are more frequent and more severe than climate models have predicted . In Europe the temperature was 3 degrees Celsius (5.4 degrees Fahrenheit) above t...

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Orange Fireball Lights Up Florida Sky, Ignites Conspiracies

Orange Fireball Lights Up Florida Sky, Ignites Conspiracies

Leslie Findley was in Boynton Beach when she spotted an "elongated orange stream flowing from the west coast of Florida to the east coast". A National Weather Service spokesperson was also surprised...

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