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U.S. Astronauts Embark On The First All-Female Spacewalk

U.S. Astronauts Embark On The First All-Female Spacewalk

They paused to take a phone call from President Donald Trump. "You're very courageous people", Trump told them as they wrapped up their spacewalk. At a media briefing before the spacewalk, NASA Admi...

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards showcase remarkable animal drama

Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards showcase remarkable animal drama

The winning images for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019 were announced on October 15, and a shot of standoff between a Tibetan fox and a marmot leads the list. The Young Wildlife Photogra...

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NOAA's winter outlook points towards winter with active pattern

NOAA's winter outlook points towards winter with active pattern

The Climate Prediction Center said its outlook for a warmer and wetter winter is mainly based on the absence of dominant weather patterns, such as El Niño or La Niña. This covers the months of Decem...

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NASA's Hubble telescope spots interstellar visitor

The background: An amateur astronomer from Crimea first discovered 21/Borisov in late August , and subsequent analysis of its trajectory and velocity confirmed it did not originate from the solar sy...

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Tropical Storm Warning issued for Louisiana coast

Tropical Storm Warning issued for Louisiana coast

The system is racing northeastward at 22 miles per hour with maximum sustained winds of 60 miles per hour, and AccuWeather meteorologists say its quick-forward speed will limit how much strengthen...

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Tropical Storm Nestor forms in Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Storm Nestor forms in Gulf of Mexico

People should stay alert to the latest on the storm's strength and projected track. Wind: tropical storm conditions are expected to first reach the coast within the warning area by Friday afternoon,...

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Space station’s 2 women prep for 1st all-female spacewalk

Space station’s 2 women prep for 1st all-female spacewalk

Koch was one of the astronauts scheduled for the original all-female spacewalk. Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir, who are also on the International Space Station (ISS) will step outside th...

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SpaceX Wants to Launch 30000 More Starlink Satellites

SpaceX Wants to Launch 30000 More Starlink Satellites

That number is in addition to the 12,000 satellites already approved by the ITU and FCC. SpaceX is planning to launch 30,000 satellites for the Starlink network. It also ensures that operators aro...

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Tropical storm warnings issued for Gulf Coast states

Tropical storm warnings issued for Gulf Coast states

That will mean the heaviest rain and strongest winds stay offshore. The latest computer model forecasts suggest that we could have either a tropical depression or a tropical storm in the western Gulf ...

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First All-Woman Spacewalk on October 18

Eastern. The spacewalk is scheduled to begin at about 7:50 a.m. NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch are set to conduct the first spacewalk to be performed by two women on Friday, Oct. Th...

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Footage shows whales using bubbles to trap prey

Just as humans use fishing nets to capture scaley snacks, humpback whales rely on bubbles from their blowholes to round up dinner. The animals have always been known to use bubble "nets" to trap pre...

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China's upgraded lunar rover drives on moon's far side — China Focus

China's upgraded lunar rover drives on moon's far side — China Focus

The lander sent back images taken shortly after its touchdown as well as a photo of the rover slowly rolling across the dusty lunar surface . The spacecrafts are aptly named after the legend of the...

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ON YOUR SIDE Forecast: Wednesday afternoon

ON YOUR SIDE Forecast: Wednesday afternoon

News 12 meteorologists say between 1 to 3 inches of rainfall are possible during tonight's storm. Periods of heavy rain are expected around 11 PM Wednesday and continue through 4 AM Thursday...

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NASA's New and Improved Artemis Spacesuits Unveiled

NASA's New and Improved Artemis Spacesuits Unveiled

NASA plans to test the Orion suit on the International Space Station. It will also modify them for future Mars missions. Kristine Dans bends down to pick up a rock during a demonstration of the mob...

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Interstellar Comet with a Familiar Look

Interstellar Comet with a Familiar Look

The paper, which got published on Monday, October 14 has confirmed that Comet Borisov has come from outside our solar system and provides preliminary evidence which suggests that the celestial objec...

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Nasa 'ignored' signs of life on Mars in 1970s

Nasa 'ignored' signs of life on Mars in 1970s

The outcomes had been confirmed in a reproduction test by one other craft 4,000 miles away. Levin has been critical of NASA for not following up the results. NASA despatched two separate Viking orb...

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NASA moves up first all-woman spacewalk to fix power unit

NASA moves up first all-woman spacewalk to fix power unit

In an interview here during a media event for Sierra Nevada Corporation's Dream Chaser cargo vehicle, Kirk Shireman, NASA ISS program manager, said the BCDU units were turned off before an October 11 ...

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NASA satellite launches to explore where air meets space

NASA satellite launches to explore where air meets space

The first launch alternative around 9:30 was skipped on account of communication points between the ground team at Cape Canaveral and the plane. Rather than launching atop a rocket from the ground, IC...

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Minot Police Department shows support for breast cancer

Minot Police Department shows support for breast cancer

The city of Steamboat Springs is shining pink in October to raise awareness of breast cancer . Ezuma also advocated for free testing and also good hygiene and nutrition that would help women remain...

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NASA Asteroid 2019: 144-Foot NEO Flies By Earth On Tuesday

NASA Asteroid 2019: 144-Foot NEO Flies By Earth On Tuesday

According to the agency, this asteroid has an estimated diameter of about 144 feet. A huge asteroid is about to skim past Earth at its closest approach in 115 years. Occasionally, its orbit intersec...

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Climate protesters from Extinction Rebellion scale Jacques Cartier Bridge

Climate protesters from Extinction Rebellion scale Jacques Cartier Bridge

Founded in Britain past year, the movement, also known as XR, now has chapters in some 50 countries. Extinction Rebellion Quebec says it has more actions planned in Montreal on Tuesday. Hundreds w...

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Scientists Discover 20 New Moons Around Saturn

Scientists Discover 20 New Moons Around Saturn

One of the newly discovered retrograde moons is the furthest of all the known 82 moons around Saturn. The outer moons in the new observations appear to be grouped into three distinct clusters, base...

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Full, Hunter's moon rising this weekend

Full, Hunter's moon rising this weekend

Keep your eyes on the evening sky Sunday as the Hunter's Moon will rise overhead for a colorful show that's ideal for this time of year. The full Hunter's Moon, which is a cool name for a full moo...

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Saturn surpasses Jupiter as 'moon king'

Saturn surpasses Jupiter as 'moon king'

On the other hand, the remaining three moons remain in the same direction as the planet with a ring moves on. They are so pale, they lie just about at the detection threshold for the Subaru telescope,...

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Nobel Prize in physics awarded for cosmic discoveries

We don't know what sort of kind, ' Mayor mentioned on Tuesday as he arrived in Madrid for a scientific talking engagement. Nobel glory this year comes with a 9-million kronor ($918,000) cash award...

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Loch Ness monster hunt continues as scientists turn to DNA sampling

Loch Ness monster hunt continues as scientists turn to DNA sampling

If Nessie really is out there, she won't be able to hide from us for much longer. Now, a team of scientists has decided they don't need to rely on their eyes, but instead on DNA analysis. While findin...

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Siamraptor, newly discovered dinosaur, was a ‘shark-toothed’ carnivore

Siamraptor, newly discovered dinosaur, was a ‘shark-toothed’ carnivore

Paleontologists say they have discovered an entirely new species and genus of predatory dinosaur that would have lived in south-east Asia during the Early Cretaceous period (145 million years ago to 1...

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Georgia: Please kill these snake-like fish that can breathe on land

Georgia: Please kill these snake-like fish that can breathe on land

Here's why - the snakehead devours everything in its path. A northern snakehead fish . The snakehead fish can grow up to three feet long and it's known for its dark brown blotchy appearance. "Tha...

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You can help name Saturn's 20 new moons

You can help name Saturn's 20 new moons

Sheppard and his team discovered the moons over the summer using a powerful telescope in Hawaii. The 20 had been discovered by Scott S Sheppard of the Carnegie Institution for Science . The three o...

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No. 3 Bulldogs subdue Vols

No. 3 Bulldogs subdue Vols

But the Volunteers made this one interesting for a while. Tennessee was unable to answer after Cimaglia missed a 47-yard field goal. The Ocala, FL, native connected on 10 of 21 attempts in the fir...

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Peebles, Mayor and Queloz win 2019 Nobel Prize for physics

Peebles, Mayor and Queloz win 2019 Nobel Prize for physics

Notoriously modest and focused on his work, Peebles noted that he's been retired for 20 years but continues to research and teach at a "relaxed rate" because he enjoys it. " I hope that Sheldon and Am...

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Elizabeth Warren talks about losing teaching job over pregnancy

Elizabeth Warren talks about losing teaching job over pregnancy

Warren critics have seized on the issue, noting that it - like with the outcry Warren faced for taking a DNA test previous year to try to prove her past claims of Native American heritage - shows she'...

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Women-only spacewalk rescheduled after smaller spacesuit arrives

Women-only spacewalk rescheduled after smaller spacesuit arrives

Throughout the EVA, live footage was provided courtesy of cameras mounted on the outside of the station, supplemented by additional recording equipment located in the helmets of the suits, which gave ...

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Extinction Rebellion protesters block traffic on busy bridges across Canada

Extinction Rebellion protesters block traffic on busy bridges across Canada

Demonstrators playing steel drums marched through central London on Monday as they kicked off two weeks of activities created to disrupt the city. The country's Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton ...

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Beef grown on ISS in milestone for cultured meat

Beef grown on ISS in milestone for cultured meat

The experiment was marketed as being about devising the astronauts' food of the future. But there are still limits to the types of food that can withstand microgravity. The samples returned to Earth...

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