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The Leonid meteor shower will be visible above Canada this weekend

The Leonid meteor shower will be visible above Canada this weekend

If you want to fearless the cold, both mornings on Saturday and Sunday bring prime time to see the Leonids Meteor Shower. "From November 6-30, each year, Earth sweeps through a stream of debris le...

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Report finds biomass can play bigger role in United Kingdom energy production

Report finds biomass can play bigger role in United Kingdom energy production

The government counters: we have reduced our emissions by 43 per cent since 1990, and with the publication of the Clean Growth Plan will be about 95 per cent of the way to meeting the terms of the fif...

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Scientists predict a 'dark matter hurricane' will collide with the Earth

Scientists predict a 'dark matter hurricane' will collide with the Earth

The discovery of Antlia 2 challenges the current models of galaxy formation today. Dubbed Antlia 2 (or Ant 2), the galaxy is remarkably faint but is located only about 130,000 light-years away from ...

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Watch the Falcon 9 rocket blast off for the Qatari satellite mission

Watch the Falcon 9 rocket blast off for the Qatari satellite mission

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket thundered to life and streaked away from the Florida coast Thursday, boosting a Qatari communications satellite toward orbit. Es'hail-2 "features multi-transponder Ka-band c...

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Huge meteorite impact crater found hidden under Greenland ice

Huge meteorite impact crater found hidden under Greenland ice

The scars of the meteorite smash have been preserved since then after being buried underneath ice more than a kilometre thick. The team, which included a NASA glaciologist and was led by researche...

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Gas to overtake coal as second most used fuel

Gas to overtake coal as second most used fuel

This will become clearer in competitive wholesale markets where renewables are placing downward pressure on prices and, in extension, pricing signals necessary for investment decisions, with the IEA r...

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After fake moon, China trying to create an artificial sun

After fake moon, China trying to create an artificial sun

With the help of Tokamak devices like EAST, this might be possible. Every nuclear reactor now operating on Earth is a fission reactor - using energy released when heavy atoms such as uranium decay i...

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A super-Earth found in our stellar back yard

A super-Earth found in our stellar back yard

These questions could be answered by a future instrument that could take direct images of close-up planets, such as NASA's Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope ( WFIRST ) telescope, which is slated ...

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"Its Business Time" for Rocket Lab's first commercial flight

The Electron arced toward the south from Mahia Peninsula, riding almost 22,680kg of thrust from the Rutherford engines during a two-and-a-half minute first stage burn. The launch keeps Rocket Lab - ...

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Tropical wave heading toward Caribbean, 50% chance of development

Tropical wave heading toward Caribbean, 50% chance of development

The NHC gave the system a 20 percent chance of development through Monday, but a 70 percent chance within five days. It is forecast to move westward to west-northwestward for the next few days, pass...

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Sir Rod Stewart blasts Donald Trump over Californian wildfires

Sir Rod Stewart blasts Donald Trump over Californian wildfires

An estimated 250,000 people have been forced to flee their homes to avoid three major blazes in the state. "And this new abnormal will continue, certainly in the next 10 to 15 to 20 years", Californi...

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Stephen Hawking personal effects fetch £1.8m at auction

Stephen Hawking personal effects fetch £1.8m at auction

The proceeds will be donated to two charities - the Foundation of Stephen Hawking and the Association for the fight against motor neuron disease ( Motor Neurone Disease Association ). Only five copi...

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End of days? Telescope images reveal what happens when galaxies collide

End of days? Telescope images reveal what happens when galaxies collide

Researchers were able to obtain the images by observing the thick layers of gas and dust that can be found around the cores of the clashing galaxies. "There are competing ideas; one idea is that you...

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Fox says United Kingdom may not get a deal with the EU

Fox says United Kingdom may not get a deal with the EU

Mr. Johnson is the MP for Orpington, a town in the south eastern county of Kent that threatened to become a "lorry park" in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Britain's armed forces are making contingency...

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Above Ground is dangerously low will pass three huge asteroid

Above Ground is dangerously low will pass three huge asteroid

ET.2018 VX1 is not the only asteroid headed for Earth Saturday. The closest of the asteroids will approach the Earth from just 237,037 miles (381,474 km) which is marginally closer than the Moon is....

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Interstellar object Oumuamua may be 'alien probe'- Harvard scientists

Interstellar object Oumuamua may be 'alien probe'- Harvard scientists

It presents a couple compelling arguments: For one, observations showed 'Oumuamua could not be a comet, as it lacked a cloud of gas. "This would account for the various anomalies of 'Oumuamua, such ...

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Stephen Hawking's wheelchair and thesis sold at auction

Stephen Hawking's wheelchair and thesis sold at auction

The physicist's daughter, Lucy, said Christie's had been helping the family "manage our beloved father's unique and precious collection of personal and professional belongings". Personal effects of St...

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Scientists efficiently engineer electricity-generating bionic mushrooms

Scientists efficiently engineer electricity-generating bionic mushrooms

If the mushroom was shining in the sun or bulb, it produces the desired amount of electricity , namely 65 microamps. Using 3D printing, researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology have creat...

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More protection: United Nations says Earth's ozone layer is healing

More protection: United Nations says Earth's ozone layer is healing

The worldwide agreement compelled the global community to begin the phasing out of ozone-depleting substances like chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), and halons. The study, ...

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Federal judge halts Keystone XL pipeline construction

Federal judge halts Keystone XL pipeline construction

Indigenous and environmental groups had sued TransCanada and the U.S. Department of State after Nebraska authorities approved an alternative route to the one TransCanada had proposed through the sta...

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'Predator' wind farms upset the food chain

'Predator' wind farms upset the food chain

The areas where wind turbines are operational have fewer predatory birds (for example, Buteo, Butastur and Elanus species), which consequently, but have a higher density of lizards, such as Sa...

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NASA Releases First 8K Footage From Space (And It's Really Cool)

NASA Releases First 8K Footage From Space (And It's Really Cool)

Russia's space agency says that one of the International Space Station's computers has malfunctioned, but the glitch doesn't pose any risks to the crew. Aside from the Tiangong Space Station's cyl...

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UN says earth's ozone layer is healing

UN says earth's ozone layer is healing

Thanks to these bans, the ozone layer has been able to recover at a small but mighty rate of three percent per decade, meaning it may be repaired by the time we reach the 2060s. The IPCC says beyond...

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Mysterious object spotted in solar system may have been an alien probe

Mysterious object spotted in solar system may have been an alien probe

A "unique object" was discovered travelling at 196,000 miles per hour on October 19, 2017 by the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope in Hawaii. Despite the Harvard researchers' work, most scientists, NBC Ne...

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Im-pawsible mountain climb for baby bear

The footage, reportedly taken from a drone in the Magadan region of Russian Federation, shows the mama bear pacing helplessly as the cub continues to slide down the icy cliff face. The video has gar...

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NASA has detected a smiley face in new galaxy

NASA has detected a smiley face in new galaxy

To improve the quality of image NASA employees increased image resolution wideband camera Wide Field Camera 3 . Under it is another source of light arching like a little smile. By analysing the lum...

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NASA's Hubble spots cosmic smiley among colourful galaxies

It showed a number of bright lights in different shapes, colors, and sizes. Hubble has taken a few photos showcasing banana-shaped arcs of light from across the universe. Studying nurseries within...

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Theresa May says will not agree Brexit deal 'at any cost'

Theresa May says will not agree Brexit deal 'at any cost'

According to accounts by political editors from The Spectator magazine and the BBC , there may be another cabinet meeting later in the week in which a deal could be reached that is likely to be acc...

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Tesla subpoenaed by SEC over Model 3 production estimates

Tesla subpoenaed by SEC over Model 3 production estimates

The SEC charged in a lawsuit that Mr. Musk had misled investors, and Tesla and Mr. Musk agreed last month to each pay $20-M and have Mr. Musk ousted as Chairman of the Board. The investors involved ...

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Palau plans sunscreen ban to save coral

Palau plans sunscreen ban to save coral

A spokesperson for the President of Palau, Tommy Remengesau stated that there is significant scientific evidence which provides factual information that most of the sunscreens in the market today are ...

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World's oceans have absorbed 60% more heat than previously thought, study finds

World's oceans have absorbed 60% more heat than previously thought, study finds

Most atmosphere researchers have concurred in the previous decade that if worldwide normal temperatures surpass pre-industrial levels by 2℃ (3.6℉), it is everything except sure that society will confr...

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Russian Federation blames rocket failure on mistake during assembly

After the failed launch of a "Soyuz " rocket has submitted to the Russian space Agency Roscosmos to its investigation report. It's a miracle that neither of the astronauts was injured. The U.S. compan...

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Oceans heating faster than previously thought

Oceans heating faster than previously thought

Previous estimates suggested that these huge bodies of water had collectively absorbed more than 90% of the excess thermal energy. "We thought that we got away with not a lot of warming in both the ...

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NASAs historic Dawn mission ends after running out of fuel

NASAs historic Dawn mission ends after running out of fuel

NASA said that the data collect by the spacecraft was invaluable for researchers examining the history of the solar system. The $467 million Dawn mission launched in September 2007 to study the prot...

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Russia: Soyuz launch failed due to assembly problem

Russia: Soyuz launch failed due to assembly problem

The company that produces the Soyuz rockets said, following the incident, that it will conduct a re-testing of its employees and increase the number of cameras monitoring the production process. A R...

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