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Storm clouds will block Middle Tennessee's view of meteor shower

Thursday night's Alpha Monocerotid meteor shower could produce a meteor outburst , meaning multiple shooting stars per second could stream across the night sky, according to WDBJ meteorologist Bre...

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Water vapor detected on Europa, Jupiter's moon

Water vapor detected on Europa, Jupiter's moon

The existence of liquid water on the moon Europa has not yet been proven. What makes this moon so alluring is the possibility that it may possess all of the ingredients necessary for life, said ...

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'Unicorn' meteor shower could produce rare storm Thursday night

The Alpha Monocerotids occurs annually around this time of year and mostly produce little to nothing, but on four occasions: 1925, 1935, 1985 and 1995, the Alpha Monocerotids has produced what some sc...

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Pokémon Sword and Shield Is Now the Fastest-Selling Switch Game

Pokémon Sword and Shield Is Now the Fastest-Selling Switch Game

The games managed to move 1,364,544 retail copies in the first three days of release, with the figure including physical game copies, download cards, and the Pokemon Sword and Shield Double Pack, bu...

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First gamma-ray burst seen in Namibia

First gamma-ray burst seen in Namibia

Now astronomers have discovered that these cataclysmic events, known as gamma ray bursts, release roughly twice as much energy as previously thought. The researchers observed a gamma-ray burst with ...

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Astronomers Discover 27 New Supernova Remnants in Milky Way | Astronomy

Astronomers Discover 27 New Supernova Remnants in Milky Way | Astronomy

The MWA view of the Milky Way center is a good companion piece to some other recent galaxy glamour shots. A team of scientists used the Murchison Widefield Array telescope in Australia to help hum...

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NASA Has Detected The Building Blocks of Life in Two Meteorites

NASA Has Detected The Building Blocks of Life in Two Meteorites

Ribose is a crucial component of RNA (ribonucleic acid). NASA said in a statement: " If correct, meteorite bombardment on ancient Earth may have assisted the origin of life with a supply of li...

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Meteor shower outburst possible Thursday evening

Meteor shower outburst possible Thursday evening

The American Meteor Society is forecasting the climax of the storm at 11:50 p.m. EST on Thursday night, so you'll want to be in position well before then, as shooting stars will appear starting ar...

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2019 likely to be planets second warmest calendar year

2019 likely to be planets second warmest calendar year

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) just announced this week that the year 2019 is increasingly likely to be the planet's second- or third-warmest calendar year on record since ...

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NASA adds 5 more companies to bid for work on moon mission

NASA adds 5 more companies to bid for work on moon mission

As part of the CLPS effort, contractors may be tasked to deliver payloads such as experiments, power sources and rovers. Tyvak is honored to be selected by NASA to participate in the Commercial ...

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Dance of avoidance: Neptunes moons engage constantly to avoid collision

Dance of avoidance: Neptunes moons engage constantly to avoid collision

NASA AIMS TO PROBE AIR FROM MYSTERIOUS Uranus and Neptune Patterns never change, such as water nymphs take about seven hours to orbit the giant planet and Thalassa ice lasts about seven and a half hou...

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Listen to the eerie magnetic 'song' Earth sings during a solar storm

Listen to the eerie magnetic 'song' Earth sings during a solar storm

According to the ESA , the unusual sound was produced by the Earth's magnetic field as it reacted to the highly-charged particles of the storm, which was emitted by the Sun. According to the ESA: "Th...

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Watch moment Tom Hanks finds out he’s actually related to Mr. Rogers

Watch moment Tom Hanks finds out he’s actually related to Mr. Rogers

Rogers on the children's tv show. They are sixth cousins according to the genealogy research company, Ancestry. "No, impossible ... you're pulling our leg", the actor's wife, Rita Wilson , said upo...

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Tropical Storm Sebastien forms in the Atlantic, forecast to stay over ocean

Tropical Storm Sebastien forms in the Atlantic, forecast to stay over ocean

And in case you're wondering: It is still hurricane season. The low pressure system "is gradually becoming better organized and the associated shower and thunderstorm activity has been developing ...

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'Possibility of life': scientists map Saturn's exotic moon Titan

'Possibility of life': scientists map Saturn's exotic moon Titan

While Titan's geology has been mapped before, this is the most comprehensive map of its kind. Unlike Earth though Titan is not filled with lakes and pools of water. Titan's main geological fea...

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NASA Scientists Detect Water Vapor on Europa

NASA Scientists Detect Water Vapor on Europa

Jupiter's Europa and Saturn's moon Enceladus reveals some of these critical ingredients in their oceans, which is why researchers consider these are the best opportunities for finding life beyond Ea...

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Pope decries 'greed of a few' affects poor

Pope decries 'greed of a few' affects poor

Francis of Assisi. "My thoughts go to those who. have promoted solidarity initiatives to give concrete hope to the most disadvantaged", Pope Francis told a mass in Saint Peter's Square ahead of th...

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Amazon deforestation hits worst level in 11 years

Amazon deforestation hits worst level in 11 years

The area of deforestation is the largest recorded since 2008 and is about the size of the US states of DE and Rhode Island combined. Concern about the Amazon rose after Bolsonaro took office in J...

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Two of the Neptune’s moons dancing around each other

Two of the Neptune’s moons dancing around each other

Researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) have discovered two small moons around Neptune perform a " dance of avoidance " as they orbit the planet. They are two of Neptune's seven inner ...

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Leonid meteor shower peaks early Monday morning

Leonid meteor shower peaks early Monday morning

The Leonids meteor shower is required to top Sunday night into Monday morning, November 17-18. The bright meteors can also be colorful, and they're fast, moving at 44 miles per second - among th...

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Leonid meteor shower: SC to have excellent visibility for this celestial spectacle

Roughly every three decades, the Leonids produce an all-out storm, where there could be more than 1,000 meteors shooting across the night sky per hour. The Comet Tempel-Tuttle, a periodic comet is the...

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'Dance of avoidance' as tiny moons orbit Saturn

'Dance of avoidance' as tiny moons orbit Saturn

However, due to their resonance pattern, every time Naiad passes through Thalassa's orbital plane, the two moons are about 2,200 miles apart. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) recently complete...

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Climate change exposes future generations to life-long health harm, study finds

Climate change exposes future generations to life-long health harm, study finds

The report also highlights tactics to adapt to changes in the climate that are unavoidable. The second is how the future will look if action is taken to limit the global average temperature rise to ...

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Supermassive black hole ejects star from Milky Way Galaxy

An artist's impression of the ejection mechanism of a star by a supermassive black hole . Five million years ago, a star got too close to what Space.com calls the Milky Way's "heart of darkness"-a ...

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NASA overpaid Boeing by hundreds of millions of dollars: auditor

NASA overpaid Boeing by hundreds of millions of dollars: auditor

The exact timing remains unclear, the report says: 'Boeing and SpaceX continue to experience delays in test flights and final certification as a result of design weaknesses discovered during tes...

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Chandrayaan 2: Alive and Well and Snapping Pictures

Chandrayaan 2: Alive and Well and Snapping Pictures

The Chandrayaan 2 mission , which was launched on July 22, 2019, failed to complete the mission after it lost contact with the lander called Vikram and a six-wheeled rover named Pragyaan. ISRO scien...

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Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks in Hawaii

Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks in Hawaii

The meteor shower happens when the Earth moves through the tail of a comet. For reference, the cream of the crop meteor showers, the Persieds and Geminids, typically produce about 60 meteors an hour...

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A runaway star, ejected from the galactic heart of darkness

A runaway star, ejected from the galactic heart of darkness

Scientists concentrate on the fundamental particular person was fraction of a binary gadget. The discovery of the star, known as S5-HVS1, was made by Sergey Koposov from Carnegie Mellon University a...

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China completes lander test for first Mars mission in 2020

China completes lander test for first Mars mission in 2020

As CNN reports , the public test was conducted to demonstrate the ability of China's new Mars lander to safely touch down on the surface of the planet. A red platform in the middle of the tower is fi...

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EVs could plateau global oil demand by 2030, forecasts IEA

EVs could plateau global oil demand by 2030, forecasts IEA

The IEA said this change should be enough to limit the global temperature rise to below 1.8C, with a 50 percent chance of hitting the 1.5C target if Carbon dioxide can be taken removed from the atmo...

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