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Exoplanets discovery could reveal clues about Earth's geology, astronomers say

Exoplanets discovery could reveal clues about Earth's geology, astronomers say

An artist's visualisation of the DMPP-1 planetary system. The project was funded by the UK Science and Technology Facilities Council and includes an worldwide team of researchers. "We can begin to m...

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Pentagon Advises Troops to Skip Home DNA Testing Kits

Pentagon Advises Troops to Skip Home DNA Testing Kits

They said DNA companies are now targeting military members with discounts and other incentives, but warned that the tests could be sold without independent confirmation of their claims. However, tho...

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Feature: Aussie firefighters to spend Christmas on front lines

Canadian interagency forest fire centre (The Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre - CIFFC) reports that 21 highly qualified worker from among the staff of the various institutions left Canada on De...

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More than 90 flood warnings issued due to severe weather

More than 90 flood warnings issued due to severe weather

Environment Agency staff are working across the county to reduce the risk and impact of flooding, and are using temporary flood barriers in Guildford and Leatherhead. "There will be spells of rain for...

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Beijing attacks US for 'weaponization' of outer space

Beijing attacks US for 'weaponization' of outer space

Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett praised the formal creation of the U.S. Space Force, identifying it as a critical capability in defending the nation and pledging that the first new branc...

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Asteroid WARNING: Dinosaur-killing asteroid WILL hit Earth again

Meanwhile, the second asteroid is more massive than the first. Tonight, NASA expects Asteroid YU to swing past Earth on a "close approach" trajectory. DON'T MISSEngineers construct a working Star ...

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Researchers cool LEGO to the lowest temperature possible

Researchers cool LEGO to the lowest temperature possible

A particularly cool Lego piece was recently part of an experiment at Lancaster University in the United Kingdom to test the limits of the materials used in the toy. The researchers at Lancaster U...

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DNA submitted to genealogy service helps identify Kansas woman murdered in 1987

Investigators determined that the woman had been murdered and that she had likely died two or three months before her body was discovered. At the time of the discovery, the Kansas State University Ant...

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Australia bushfires 'could rage for months', fire service warns

Australia bushfires 'could rage for months', fire service warns

Potter Steve Harrison, 67, only survived a large fire in southwest Sydney crawling under an improvised furnace as the flames passed. Fire conditions are expected to worsen again at the weekend, wi...

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After missing orbit, spacecraft makes historic landing in New Mexico

After missing orbit, spacecraft makes historic landing in New Mexico

He apologized to the six space station residents for not delivering their Christmas presents. We did not dock. The Starliner spacecraft launched on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket at 6:36 ...

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Act 3 Podcast: The finale of the ‘Star Wars’ saga!

Act 3 Podcast: The finale of the ‘Star Wars’ saga!

The Rise of Skywalker is now the lowest-rated Star Wars movie ever, having received a 57 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes . So surely I can't speak ill of Episode IX right???. The Last Jedi en...

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'Happy Hanukkah from space,' Jewish astronaut says wearing menorah socks

'Happy Hanukkah from space,' Jewish astronaut says wearing menorah socks

Jewish astronaut Jessica Meir tweeted a Chanukah greeting that included a photo of her holiday-themed socks with earth seen through the window in the background. But lighting fires in outer space ca...

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'World's oldest forest' sheds fascinating insight into tree evolution

'World's oldest forest' sheds fascinating insight into tree evolution

The oldest known insect lived around 400 million years ago, and a few million years after that, the first four-legged animals conquered the land. It was more than 10 years ago that experts from Ca...

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Ecuador declares emergency after Galapagos fuel spill

Ecuador declares emergency after Galapagos fuel spill

The crane was attempting to load the container when it tipped over onto the vessel, crashing into the boat and narrowly avoiding two people onboard. Galapagos National Park authorities and the Ecuad...

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Starliner makes safe return to earth after clock error cuts trip short

Starliner makes safe return to earth after clock error cuts trip short

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the Boeing Starliner crew capsule on an Orbital Flight Test to the International Space Station lifts off from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Ca...

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New class of ‘cotton candy’ exoplanets are the lightest ever found

New observations made by the Hubble Space Telescope are revealing that the Kepler-51 star is hosting three very freaky exoplanets. Since these odd puffs are so young, the cotton-candy state could ...

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Roads are melting during hottest heatwave in Australian history

Roads are melting during hottest heatwave in Australian history

To give you some sense of just how hot it was on Tuesday , Stu Pengelly from Perth in Western Australia provided a sizzling example: He managed to cook pork in his hot auto. Australia has also been...

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Jared Goff: No excuses for Rams' 'sickening' failure to make playoffs

Jared Goff: No excuses for Rams' 'sickening' failure to make playoffs

The Carolina Panthers , who lost to the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50, accomplished the same unfortunate feat in the 2015 and 2016 seasons. LA allowed the Niners to convert twice on 3rd-and-16 in...

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Ursid Meteor Shower December 22, 2019

But during some years when the Earth passes through a denser portion of a debris trail left behind by a comet, the Ursids Meteor Shower can produce meteor outbursts as high as 45 meteors per hour. ...

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NASA Breakthrough: New Type Of Planets With Cotton Candy Density, Revealed

The Kepler house telescope discovered this group of three super-puffs in 2012, and among the scientists behind the current discovery discovered simply how mysteriously light-weight these planets wer...

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Province says Northern Pulp treatment facility proposal needs more work

Province says Northern Pulp treatment facility proposal needs more work

The minister said the report is required to properly assess the company's plan for a new effluent treatment plant and 15-kilometre pipeline near Pictou, N.S., which has met with stiff opposition from ...

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New Planets Discovered with Density Same as A Cotton Candy

According to astronomers, this new type of exoplanet is the lowest density ever found outside the solar system. In other words, these planets might look as big and bulky as Jupiter, but are roughly ...

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In a first, WHO approves medicine to make breast cancer treatment cheaper

In a first, WHO approves medicine to make breast cancer treatment cheaper

This study looked at more than 180,000 women aged 50 and over. In fact, as per the study, women who lost 20 or more pounds continued to have a reduced risk even if they gained some of the weight back....

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NASA's 2020 Mars Rover Gets a 'Driving License'

NASA's 2020 Mars Rover Gets a 'Driving License'

According to Rich Rieber , the project's lead mobility systems engineer, the rover has earned its driver's license . Engineers check that all systems work well together, the rover can work under its...

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Shipping industry proposes levy to fund zero-carbon vessels

Shipping industry proposes levy to fund zero-carbon vessels

A global organization in the shipping industry is proposing a research and development program to help reduce carbon emissions. The shipowner groups said they are seeking to accelerate the developme...

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Perth yogis salute summer solstice - the longest day of the year

Perth yogis salute summer solstice - the longest day of the year

Luckily, this year's winter solstice won't be quite as dark as usual. The solstice today will be extra special because it will be followed tomorrow by a full moon known as the Cold Moon , and d...

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Boeing’s Starliner gets thumbs up for Friday launch

Boeing’s Starliner gets thumbs up for Friday launch

This mission, though uncrewed, will be a huge milestone for NASA's Commercial Crew Program , and an important step toward the resumption of human spaceflight launches from U.S. The space agency's...

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Scientists narrow age of Homo erectus

Scientists narrow age of Homo erectus

In a new study in Nature , Ciochon and colleagues have written what, at least for now, appears to be the hominin's final chapter. The bones belong to a haul of 25,000 mostly animal fossils that we...

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Tom Brady isn’t a Pro Bowl selection for first time since 2008

Tom Brady isn’t a Pro Bowl selection for first time since 2008

The NFL announced the greatest quarterback of all time was NOT selected to the Pro Bowl on Tuesday. the first time the 42-year-old hasn't made the all-star roster since 2008! MVP candidate and Ravens...

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New type of explosion spotted on sun's surface

New type of explosion spotted on sun's surface

Since magnetic reconnections can be triggered by a prominence, scientists believe this phenomenon can also be caused by other forms of eruptions such as coronal mass ejections and solar flares. The ev...

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