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A New Crater Discovered Under the Thick Sheets of Ice in Greenland

A New Crater Discovered Under the Thick Sheets of Ice in Greenland

With a width of 36.5 km (22 miles), if confirmed, the new crater would be the 22nd largest impact crater found on Earth . The discovery of this second crater under Greenland came as a result of t...

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NASA About to Pull Plug on Mars Rover, Silent for 8 Months

NASA About to Pull Plug on Mars Rover, Silent for 8 Months

The agency confirmed today that the mission has officially ended. Engineers lost contact with the solar-powered vehicle, dubbed Opportunity, on June 10 of a year ago during an huge dust storm that...

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Ultima Thule Model Redrawn: The Massive Space Rock Resembles A Pancake

Ultima Thule Model Redrawn: The Massive Space Rock Resembles A Pancake

The latest images of Ultima Thule shows the KBO as it was racing away at 31,000 miles per hour (50,000 kilometers per hour), about 10 minutes after New Horizons made its closest approach. Scientis...

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Tom Suozzi, Moderate Democrat On Powerful Economic Committee, Backs Green New Deal

Tom Suozzi, Moderate Democrat On Powerful Economic Committee, Backs Green New Deal

And from a list of eight popular Democrats, Ocasio-Cortez attracted the second highest overall traffic, after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, between when she was sworn in on January 3 and February 10 on ...

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Trudeau denies report his office pressured attorney general to help SNC-Lavalin

Trudeau denies report his office pressured attorney general to help SNC-Lavalin

As part of a cabinet shuffle last month, Trudeau reassigned Wilson-Raybould from the justice portfolio to become Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defense. During the hea...

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NASAs first deep space mini spacecraft go silent

NASAs first deep space mini spacecraft go silent

During InSight's entry, descent and landing on November 26, the MarCO satellites received and transmitted communication from the lander to let NASA know that InSight was safely on the surface of th...

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2018 temps were Earth's fourth-hottest ever

2018 temps were Earth's fourth-hottest ever

The latter two years are virtually indistinguishable because the difference is less than one hundredth of a degree, which is less than the statistical margin of error. Everywhere in the world, the war...

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Esther McVey Denies Nissan Decision Linked To Brexit

Esther McVey Denies Nissan Decision Linked To Brexit

Nissan has not exclusively attributed its decision to Brexit, saying that new emissions standards and the change in the diesel market as other contributing factors. Clark said the government would "vi...

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Earth’s magnetic north pole is hurtling toward Russia

Earth’s magnetic north pole is hurtling toward Russia

The magnetic North is the point at which the planet's magnetic field points vertically down. Our planet's magnetic field has weakened 15% in the past 200 years. "As it flows it creates an electron...

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United Kingdom offered Nissan Brexit assurances, 80 million pounds for vehicle investment

United Kingdom offered Nissan Brexit assurances, 80 million pounds for vehicle investment

In the 2016 letter from Mr Clark to Nissan's then chief executive Carlos Ghosn , he said the funding was contingent "on a positive decision by the Nissan board to allocate production of the Qashqai ...

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NASA's Hubble Telescope Stumbles Across A New Galaxy

NASA's Hubble Telescope Stumbles Across A New Galaxy

Almost all the stars astronomers measured in Bedin 1 are small and old, implying the dwarf galaxy made all its stars in a single burst of activity some 10 billion years ago. The images , recorded b...

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Brazil's Vale must change behaviour after deadly dam bursts - solicitor general

Brazil's Vale must change behaviour after deadly dam bursts - solicitor general

The deadly disaster occurred January 25 at an iron-ore mine owned by Vale, a Brazilian mining company. More than 250 firefighters, with the help of 22 trained dogs, search for the 226 still missing...

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Massive Hole Two-Thirds the Size of Manhattan Discovered in Antarctic Glacier

Scientists say that this is a very important find because the bigger the hole is, the more heat and water can get under the glacier, thereby melting it faster. Within each main region of Antarctica (E...

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Chinese Probe Records Minus 310-Degree Temps on the Moon

Chinese Probe Records Minus 310-Degree Temps on the Moon

However, "this is the first time humans have done biological growth experiments on the lunar surface", said Professor Xie Gengxin, who led the design of the experiment. That includes sending another l...

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Here's what the polar vortex looks like from NASA's heat-mapping satellite

Here's what the polar vortex looks like from NASA's heat-mapping satellite

Image copyright AFP Image caption A state of emergency has been declared in a number of states including Michigan What's the forecast? NASA used this tool to monitor the change in temperature create...

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Millions of Americans braced for deadly polar vortex

Millions of Americans braced for deadly polar vortex

Though climate change has been widely covered throughout our Opinions section over the years, as the frigid wind plagues the Bluff this week, here are some fast facts that help explain how "Global Wam...

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Donald Trump Mocks Global Warming, Asks For It to

Donald Trump Mocks Global Warming, Asks For It to "Come Back Fast"

While doing that, Trump mocked climate scientists by joking about global warming . "What the hell is going on with Global Waming?" The public seems to be accepting the scientific view over Trum...

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Earth's oldest discovered... on the Moon

Earth's oldest discovered... on the Moon

Besides its composition, the Earth's oldest rock ever discovered also formed at temperatures linked to the Earth and in an environment rich in oxygen. Many researchers believe the moon formed after...

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What Are The Current Records For Cold Temperatures In Chicago?

What Are The Current Records For Cold Temperatures In Chicago?

The winter storm will then bring upwards of a foot of snow to MI before targeting the Northeast overnight Monday into Tuesday . Here in Jacksonville we could see a light freeze by midweek but the ...

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Polar Vortex Bringing Deadly Cold Next Week

Polar Vortex Bringing Deadly Cold Next Week

The homeless should be encouraged to stay in shelters. There is also a possibility for a brief round of snow in the city. But it's the plunging temperatures expected later this week that have foreca...

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Don't Have Solar Eclipse Glasses? Use This Trick Instead

Don't Have Solar Eclipse Glasses? Use This Trick Instead

PDT, a solar eclipse will make its way across the continental US, from OR to SC. This is the first eclipse to pass over the United States in the 21st century. A partial eclipse occurs when t...

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Chinese scientists create five gene-edited monkey clones to understand human diseases

Chinese scientists create five gene-edited monkey clones to understand human diseases

He provoked worldwide outcry last November when he revealed that he had used the gene-editing technique CRISPR-Cas9 to modify human embryos in an effort to make them resistant to HIV; the embryos were...

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Interpreting the super blood moon

Interpreting the super blood moon

The moon appeared bigger than normal because it was closer to the Earth - about 358,000 kilometres away instead of the usual 390,000km - earning it the nickname "super moon". A total lunar eclipse hap...

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Total Lunar Eclipse - Super Blood Moon

Total Lunar Eclipse - Super Blood Moon

My list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any time. The whole thing will end at around 1:50 a.m. EST. Totality begins: 11:41 p.m. Watch this animation of how the eclipse will look f...

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More Than Half of Wild Coffee Species Could Go Extinct

More Than Half of Wild Coffee Species Could Go Extinct

They found 75 species (60%) were considered to be threatened with extinction , with 13 species in the most at-risk category of critically endangered, while 40 are endangered and 22 vulnerable to exti...

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Hitachi halts work on Anglesey nuclear project

Hitachi halts work on Anglesey nuclear project

This has made the challenge of attracting private finance into projects more hard than ever, with investors favouring other technologies that are less capital-intensive upfront, quicker to build, and ...

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Saturn spent billions of years without its rings, NASA says

Saturn spent billions of years without its rings, NASA says

A team of scientists analysed Saturn's gravitational field and the mass of its rings, based on data from the Cassini mission , which ended in 2017. Knowing that weight also allowed scientists to de...

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Here's How to Watch the Super Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse This Weekend

Here's How to Watch the Super Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse This Weekend

The eclipse is also being called as a "Super Blood Wolf Moon ", and will start at 7.34 pm Pacific Standard Time on January 20, which converts to 9:00 am IST (January 21). "These events are always a l...

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Cotton Seed Sprouts In China's Lunar Lander

Cotton Seed Sprouts In China's Lunar Lander

Aside from Russian Federation and the United States, it is the only other country to reach the moon . However, cultivating the crops won't be easy as temperatures on the moon's surface can soar t...

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Get ready for the

Get ready for the "super blood wolf moon" … or not

Not much darkening will be visible yet, according to NASA . The moon will pass through the shadow of the Earth on Sunday night, called a lunar eclipse, which will give the moon a red tint. "During ...

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