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99-Million-Year-Old Beetle Found Trapped In Amber

99-Million-Year-Old Beetle Found Trapped In Amber

The really interesting bit about this fossil, however, is more subtle. Earlier in the Crimea, found the remains of an ancient whale that had lain in the earth for ten million years. Pollination of p...

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Tropical Storm Ernesto forms in Atlantic: NHC

Tropical Storm Ernesto forms in Atlantic: NHC

The system should merge with a frontal zone this weekend and bring some wind and rain to the UK. Harvey would regenerate in the western Gulf of Mexico four days later, slamming into the Texas coast ...

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Subtropical Storm Ernesto forms over the Atlantic Ocean

Subtropical Storm Ernesto forms over the Atlantic Ocean

The subtropical ridge to the north of Lane is forecast to weaken slightly over the next few days, which will likely steer the cyclone to the west or west-northwest throughout the period. Remember, the...

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Donald Trump says Bruce Ohr next to lose security clearance

Donald Trump says Bruce Ohr next to lose security clearance

Trump's actions have been widely condemned, including by respected former admiral William McRaven, the commander of the US Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden . There has been speculation, ...

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More storms possible this afternoon in Boulder

More storms possible this afternoon in Boulder

However, when the skies do open up, it can rain hard given the high humidity and the high amount of moisture that's in the air. CT residents can expect heavy rain and stormy weather to continue as t...

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Storm Ernesto to unleash heavy rain this weekend

Storm Ernesto to unleash heavy rain this weekend

Weather reporter Sarah Keith-Lucas told BBC Breakfast the weekend would start of wet and windy for most, with her warning: "To start of your Saturday, we've got a bit of rain around parts of Norther...

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Florida Declares State of Emergency Over Red Tide

Florida Declares State of Emergency Over Red Tide

A detail photo taken through a microscope of Karenia brevis (red tide) cells during water sampling processing in this photo taken July 7, 2011. For humans, exposure can cause respiratory difficult...

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Gaganyaan to Take Indian Astronaut to Space by 2022: PM Modi

Gaganyaan to Take Indian Astronaut to Space by 2022: PM Modi

India can potentially be the fourth country to send a man to space, after erstwhile USSR, the United States, and China. "We are in the process of developing the life support system for the astrona...

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NASA Launches Spacecraft Toward The Sun

NASA Launches Spacecraft Toward The Sun

The Earth is 93 million miles away from the sun, and the Parker Probe will eventually get within 3.8 million miles of its surface, staying comfortably cool despite the extreme heat and radiation , ...

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Solar eclipse this weekend

Solar eclipse this weekend

He said the Partial Solar eclipse tomorrow starts at 13:32 hours and end at 17:00 hours as Per Indian Standard Time (IST) but it's visible only in the region covering Northernmost Canada, Greenland,...

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NASA launched a probe to 'touch the sun'

NASA launched a probe to 'touch the sun'

The probe launched aboard the Delta IV-Heavy rocket will, over the next seven years, come within 6.16 million kms (3.83 mn miles) of the sun, the closest a spacecraft has ever gotten to the star. "A...

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Hope for clear skies in Cumbria for glimpse of meteor shower

Hope for clear skies in Cumbria for glimpse of meteor shower

Associate Teaching Professor of Physics and Astronomy at UOIT Dr. Rupinder Brar says the annual Perseid meteor shower will be visible Saturday night, early Sunday morning and Sunday night. They can re...

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Nasa spacecraft heads to sun for closest look yet

Nasa spacecraft heads to sun for closest look yet

The launch was originally set for Saturday morning, but was scrubbed at the last minute due to technical glitches. This followed earlier trouble in the countdown. It has been outfitted with a heat shi...

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NASA postpones launch of first solar probe until Sunday

NASA postpones launch of first solar probe until Sunday

The probe is protected by an ultra-powerful heat shield that is just 4.5 inches (11.43 centimeters) thick. At Parker Solar Probe's closest approach to the Sun, temperatures on the heat shield will...

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Weekend Forecast Looks Great To View Peak Of Perseid Meteor Shower

Weekend Forecast Looks Great To View Peak Of Perseid Meteor Shower

With the moons phase nearly at a new moon , that will help you see the meteors even more! The meteors will appear to originate from the constellation Perseus which will be in the northeast sky. I...

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Perseid Meteor Shower peaks Sunday night

Perseid Meteor Shower peaks Sunday night

And if you're intrepid enough to travel to a dark sky park , here are some of the absolute best in the United States. The meteor shower's peak is expected to occur the night of Sunday, Aug. The ram...

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Rescuers evacuate 750 campers as flash floods hit in France

Rescuers evacuate 750 campers as flash floods hit in France

Ms Buchanan was left with a "frightening" drive through floodwaters that had hit a site near a river in the neighbouring Ardeche region. A total of 1,600 people, a lot of them campers, were rescued ...

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Australian state now

Australian state now "100 per cent in drought"

Much of southeastern Australia is struggling with drought but conditions in New South Wales are the driest and most widespread since 1965. Less than 10mm of rain was recorded in July, and the dry co...

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NASA's Parker Solar Probe embarks on a mission to 'touch' the sun

NASA's Parker Solar Probe embarks on a mission to 'touch' the sun

The car-sized probe, which will fly closer to the sun than any other man-made object, is set to blast off at 3:33am eastern daylight time (8:33am BST) from Cape Canaveral, Florida on August 11. "Sin...

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This Is the Best Time to Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower

You can still see meteors before and after the Perseid showers peak, and you dont need special equipment. The Perseids are part of the 16-mile comet Swift-Tuttle's trail of dust, and they're nam...

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Heat warnings and air quality statements continue in Saskatchewan

Plus it's not going to cool off much overnight, with lows in the upper teens to around 20 C forecast for the Thompson Okanagan region. Heat stroke or heat exhaustion is possible for some people. The...

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Perseids 2018: Where and how to watch the dazzling meteor shower

Dr. Bill Cooke with NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office tells CBS News that this year, spectators will be in store for a better watching experience due to diminished moonlight -- or in his words: "We ...

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SpaceX booster flies again with Indonesia satellite

SpaceX booster flies again with Indonesia satellite

SpaceX used its newest style booster for the second time to put a communications satellite into orbit for Indonesia . Tuesday's launch was the third SpaceX mission in 16 days, and the company's 1...

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Hector hits Category 3

Hector hits Category 3

The US National Hurricane Centre is urging people in Hawaii to prepare for its arrival in the coming days. The hurricane's potential close pass of the Big Island comes as the state is still dealing ...

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New planet with strong aurora discovered 20 light years from Earth

New planet with strong aurora discovered 20 light years from Earth

A light year is equal to about 6 trillion miles. "This object is right at the boundary between a planet and a brown dwarf, or 'failed star , ' and is giving us some surprises that can potentially...

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Red Tide Kills Thousands Of Fish, Marine Life Along Florida’s Southwest Coast

Red Tide Kills Thousands Of Fish, Marine Life Along Florida’s Southwest Coast

The city is issuing a daily "fish kill clean-up" report because of the "unprecedented volume of dead sea life now washing up". Several news outlets reported that a dead manatee was also recovered off ...

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Man arrested for taunting bison in Yellowstone National Park

Man arrested for taunting bison in Yellowstone National Park

He was jailed overnight on July 28 and released on a bond that was subsequently revoked, prompting authorities to issue an arrest warrant on Thursday, according to Yellowstone. Reinke was transported ...

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Carbon tax to be eased under new federal proposal

Carbon tax to be eased under new federal proposal

This will have the inadvertent effect of forcing heavy emitters in Ontario to pay the new carbon tax. The government of Saskatchewan has asked the province's Appeal Court to determine whether the fe...

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NASA set to announce astronauts for SpaceX, Boeing missions

NASA set to announce astronauts for SpaceX, Boeing missions

The first tests flights are expected to take place within the next few months, into early next year. Eric Boe: Like many astronauts, Boe became an astronaut after a stint as an Air Force fighter pi...

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Thicker plastic bags free for Coles shoppers after outcry

Thicker plastic bags free for Coles shoppers after outcry

The supermarket giant has been handing out bags to customers in NSW, Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia since July 1 when it brought in a ban on single-use plastic bags and told customers they...

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