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It's time for the best meteor shower of the year: The Perseids

It's time for the best meteor shower of the year: The Perseids

Because the moon will almost be full, the best chance to see the meteors will be when the moon is low in the west, or the brief period after it sets. "They're best seen between 2am local time and da...

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Indian Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft enters Lunar Transfer Trajectory

Indian Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft enters Lunar Transfer Trajectory

As per the plan, the module would be placed in an orbit which passes over the lunar poles at a distance of 100 kms from the moon's surface. The spacecraft has been consistently progressing as planned ...

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States Sue Trump Administration Over New Coal Rules

States Sue Trump Administration Over New Coal Rules

U.S. voters have rarely considered climate change a top-priority presidential election issue, but that is changing. In the suit, 22 states and seven municipalities seek a review of the policy by the a...

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India's moon-bound Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft set to leave Earth's orbit

India's moon-bound Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft set to leave Earth's orbit

He said once the spacecraft reaches the moon on 20 August, a lunar orbit insertion will be carried out. "On August 20, we will be reaching the moon", said Dr Sivan . Later, through a set of manoeuvre...

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UW hosting 'Star Party' to view annual Perseid meteor shower

UW hosting 'Star Party' to view annual Perseid meteor shower

Monday's moon phase will obstruct visibility, making it hard to see more than 15 to 20 meteors per hour. This is because the direction, or radiant, from which the shower seems to come in the sky...

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‘Unprecedented’: Supermassive Black Hole at Our Galaxy’s Center Just Flashed Like Crazy

Over the next few frames, though, it was clear the source was variable and had to be the black hole. They hoped to test Einstein's theory of how gravity works, called general relativity, and found tha...

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Astronomers Spot Mysterious Flash From Our Galaxy's Supermassive Black Hole

The phenomenon was captured by scientists using the WM Keck Observatory in Hawaii and was recorded over a four night period. Their findings so far are now in press with The Astrophysical Journal Le...

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President Trump changes Endangered Species Act protections

President Trump changes Endangered Species Act protections

Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and other administration officials contend the changes improve efficiency of oversight , while protecting rare species. For the threatened species, unoccupied habit...

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Report Highlights Role for Farming in Slowing Climate Change

Report Highlights Role for Farming in Slowing Climate Change

The Paris climate change agreement is straining to keep global warming below 2 C and as close to 1.5 C as possible, and Thursday's report is the third in 10 months to lay bare the consequences if ...

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Asteroid size of Great Pyramid of Giza to skim Earth

Asteroid size of Great Pyramid of Giza to skim Earth

He added that the asteroid has orbited neat the earth several times already so the phenomenon on Saturday would be a normal one that should not cause panic. The asteroid , with a size double the he...

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Perseid meteor shower to peak this week

Perseid meteor shower to peak this week

Monday night and early Tuesday morning, however, is when it will be at its best. But there is a possibility to catch more of these meteors raining down at times when lights of sun or moon are not as...

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Most Britons Back a No Deal Exit over Delaying or Cancelling Brexit

Most Britons Back a No Deal Exit over Delaying or Cancelling Brexit

Earlier this month, the Sunday Telegraph said Dominic Cummings, Johnson's senior adviser, had told ministers that the prime minister could schedule a new election after the October 31 Brexit deadline ...

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Climate Crisis: UN says change diet and farming practices

Climate Crisis: UN says change diet and farming practices

More than a third (37%) of the world's land is used as pasture for livestock, while 22% used for plantation and timber forests. Global land use of ice-free areas. As the globe experiences more extre...

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Perseid Meteor Shower To Peak Aug. 11-13

Perseid Meteor Shower To Peak Aug. 11-13

Scores of shooting stars will streak across the night sky early next week as the best meteor shower of the year reaches its peak. Every year, the Earth passes through this debris field, producing sh...

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Australia plans to stop exporting its trash - PM Morrison

Australia plans to stop exporting its trash - PM Morrison

An Indonesian Customs official holding rubbish in front of containers loaded with plastic waste and hazardous materials from Australia at Tanjung Perak port in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia , in J...

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H, Harvard University study mercury accumulation in fish

H, Harvard University study mercury accumulation in fish

Concentrations of the toxin in cod increased by up to 23 per cent between the 1970s and 2000s as a result of dietary shifts initiated by overfishing and then a recovery of herring populations, they su...

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Brazilian Amazon deforestation surges

Brazilian Amazon deforestation surges

It said a first step would be to block payment of 35 million euros ($40 million) for forest conservation and biodiversity programmes until the rate of decline attained encouraging levels once again. T...

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A Massive Amount Of Previously Unknown Galaxies Discovered By Scientists

A Massive Amount Of Previously Unknown Galaxies Discovered By Scientists

These "primordial beasts", which can not be seen with the Hubble Space Telescope , defy current models of the universe, with no major theories accounting for such a rich population of dark, star-form...

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Heatwaves kill coral reefs far faster than thought

The study published in journal Current Biology on Friday says a temperature increase of half-a-degree Celsius in the ocean changes the extent of mortality in coral during bleaching. This discovery f...

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Curiosity found on Mars rock-"pie"

Scientists anticipate that there are still incredible things that are yet to discover, and with the nuclear power system, Curiosity is still anticipated for more discoveries on the Red Planet. In Ju...

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Heatwaves kill coral reefs faster than believed

If sea temperatures ease, bleached corals are able to regenerate. "But what we are now seeing is that severe marine heatwave events can have a far more severe impact than coral bleaching - the wat...

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Stunning new Jupiter portrait reveals turbulent storms and Great Red Spot

Stunning new Jupiter portrait reveals turbulent storms and Great Red Spot

Astronomers are still unsure of why cloud bands change colors or why storms become smaller, however, a new Hubble Space Telescope portrait gives a close-up look at Jupiter's unpredictable atmosphere...

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2019 to be ‘above normal’ Atlantic hurricane season, NOAA predicts

2019 to be ‘above normal’ Atlantic hurricane season, NOAA predicts

Out of those named storms, between 5 to 9 are expected to become hurricanes, which requires wind speeds of at least 74 miles per hour. This would represent a greater-than-normal level of activity,...

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Hubble Image Gives Close-Up Look at Jupiter's Turbulent Atmosphere

Hubble, which NASA describes as an "interplanetary weatherman", conducts yearly monitoring of Jupiter and scientists hope that the space telescope will reveal information on the shifting behavior of...

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SpaceX launches Falcon 9 loaded with Israel’s AMOS-17

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 loaded with Israel’s AMOS-17

Unlike in many previous launches, SpaceX will not try to recover the rocket's first stage, which flew twice in 2018. Israel's Amos 17 communications satellite was launched successfully on Wedn...

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Perseid meteor shower to light up sky in outback WA

There is no need for special equipment. "This year's shower. has [the] unfortunate circumstance of having a full moon right at the shower peak, reducing the meteor rates from over 60 per hour down...

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Misuse of land and agriculture is driving climate change

Misuse of land and agriculture is driving climate change

While the report is largely geared toward policymakers, experts say there are things consumers can do to help curb the vicious cycle of climate change and land degradation. "The window is closing rapi...

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Atlas V rocket launched from Cape Canaveral

Atlas V rocket launched from Cape Canaveral

The rocket is scheduled to elevate off from House Launch Complicated-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Drive Station in Florida throughout a two-hour launch window that opens at 5:44 a.m. The Lockheed Marti...

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The 2019 Perseid Meteor Shower: What you need to know

The 2019 Perseid Meteor Shower: What you need to know

For starters, the epic Perseid meteor shower comes around every year in August. "Up to 100 meteors per hour will occur during the peak night", AccuWeather astronomy blogger Dave Samuhel said. ...

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Curiosity Rover by NASA Has Discovered Complex Martian Rock

It has traveled a total of 21km and ascended 368m to its current location. It was a sad time for the space agency since the rover had exceeded expectations in every imaginable way, but thankfully it's...

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