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Polar vortex: United States braces for life-threatening temperatures

Polar vortex: United States braces for life-threatening temperatures

Deadly arctic deep freeze and wind chills have engulfed the US Midwest and Northeast Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). MI said all state offices would remain closed thr...

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New Australia mass fish deaths in key river system

New Australia mass fish deaths in key river system

Mr Gregory said the latest fish to die would have likely been survivors from previous events. The government said the drought in New South Wales was to blame. Opposition leader Bill Shorten called on ...

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US Intelligence Contradicts Trump on N. Korea, Iran, IS Threats

US Intelligence Contradicts Trump on N. Korea, Iran, IS Threats

The DNI report said that in his 2019 New Year's address, Kim pledged that North Korea would "go toward" complete denuclearization and promised not to make, test, use, or proliferate nuclear weapons....

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Arctic might be witnessing its hottest summer in 1,15,000 years

Arctic might be witnessing its hottest summer in 1,15,000 years

That's led to more summer melt, which has exposed moss and lichen at the margins of the ice caps. Ice caps are stable and do not move like icebergs, and the matter lying on the ground is intact unti...

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Trump asks 'Global Waming' to come back. Twitter heats up

Trump asks 'Global Waming' to come back. Twitter heats up

He also spelled global warming as "Global Waming" giving enough hint that his past goofups with spellings haven't yet taught him a lesson. "In the handsome Midwest, windchill temperatures are reac...

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Samsung Will Start Using More Sustainable Packaging

Samsung Will Start Using More Sustainable Packaging

Under the company's circular economy policy, Samsung Electronics has set a mid-term implementation plan to only use paper packaging materials certified by forestry initiatives by next year. Samsung ...

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Scientists found Earth’s oldest rock on Moon

Scientists found Earth’s oldest rock on Moon

The " moon rock" probably collided with the moon after an impact sent it hurtling from Earth 4 billion years ago, according to research published Thursday in the journal Earth and Planetary Science ...

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The Most Awe-Inspiring Photos Of The 2017 Solar Eclipse In Canada

The Most Awe-Inspiring Photos Of The 2017 Solar Eclipse In Canada

The last time the "path of totality" - basically, the path along which people can see the total eclipse , rather than partial - passed exclusively through the continental United States was in June...

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Thin people: it's down to your genes, not because you're 'morally superior'

Thin people: it's down to your genes, not because you're 'morally superior'

Researchers led by the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom looked at the DNA of some 14,000 people - 1,622 thin people, 1,985 severely obese people, and 10,433 people with an average body m...

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Greenland Ice Melt Reaching

Greenland Ice Melt Reaching "Tipping Point"

But a team of scientists led by Michael Bevis , lead author and professor of geodynamics at The Ohio State University , chose to look at Greenland's less-studied southwest region and found that ...

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SpaceX Starship prototype nosecone topples in high Texas winds

Speaking on Twitter about the incident, Mr Musk said that fix work could take " a few weeks ". The Starship Hopper will eventually perform suborbital vertical take-off and landing tests similar to...

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Meteorite strikes moon during full lunar eclipse

Meteorite strikes moon during full lunar eclipse

A lunar eclipse happens when the moon passes through Earth's shadow. At the same time, a meteorite hit the moon during this event. The meteoroid that struck the moon last weekend would have been tra...

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73% of Americans believe global warming is happening

73% of Americans believe global warming is happening

Roughly half think they'll personally be hurt by global warming, but even more think that others will bear the brunt of the damage - especially future generations and the poor. A majority of 57 perc...

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Doug Ford says the Liberals' carbon tax will plunge Canada into recession

The province has joined Saskatchewan and New Brunswick in fighting the federally-imposed carbon tax calling it unconstitutional in separate court challenges. "Even the federal government, their analys...

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Watch an Asteroid Hit the Moon During a Lunar Eclipse

Watch an Asteroid Hit the Moon During a Lunar Eclipse

The super blood wolf moon eclipse was a wonder of nature which entraced the world - and sent apocalypse prophets into paroxysms of fear. José María Madiedo, an astronomer at the University of Huelva...

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Nasa replaces astronaut for 1st Boeing mission to ISS

Nasa replaces astronaut for 1st Boeing mission to ISS

NASA noted today that Boe's removal from the flight was due to a medical issue, saying "Eric Boe, originally assigned to the mission in August 2018 , is unable to fly due to medical reasons; he will ...

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Prince William turns interviewer in Davos appearance with Attenborough

Prince William turns interviewer in Davos appearance with Attenborough

Attenborough, 92, called for a global plan to tackle environmental problems, with our actions now affecting the next few thousand years, in an award acceptance speech at the World Economic Forum (WEF)...

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Stargazers Share Images of ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’

He said that other eclipses will take place over the next number of years, "but they will happen as the Moon sets or rises from Ireland thus spoiling the view". "The colour is due to Rayleigh scatteri...

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Missed the super wolf blood moon? Stunning photos, here

Missed the super wolf blood moon? Stunning photos, here

We recommend NASA's official Total Lunar Eclipse stream which you can find below. Also, this is called as ' supermoon ' as the moon will appear bigger than normal because it is closer to the Earth ...

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NASA beaten by China to grow first plants on the Moon

NASA beaten by China to grow first plants on the Moon

But China is already planning for its next project. The Chang'e-5 probe was earlier scheduled to collect lunar samples in the second half of 2017, but the mission was postponed after the failure o...

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Nasa to work with China's space agency on Chang'e-4 lunar research

Nasa to work with China's space agency on Chang'e-4 lunar research

He said the Nasa scientists made the cooperation request at an global meeting a few years ago, also asking China to extend the lifespan of its Queqiao relay satellite and to allow a United States ...

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Total Lunar Eclipse - Super Blood Moon | Calendar

Total Lunar Eclipse - Super Blood Moon | Calendar

At apogee (the most distant part), the moon is 252,000 miles (405,500 kilometers) away. At the same time, the moon will be slighty closer to Earth than normal and appear slightly bigger and brighter t...

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UK Committed to Nuclear Power After Hitachi Decision: PM May's Spokesman

UK Committed to Nuclear Power After Hitachi Decision: PM May's Spokesman

Hitachi's move follows a decision by Toshiba Corp.in November to withdraw from the Moorside plant, leaving the Hinkley Point project in southwest England as the only United Kingdom facility under con...

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Antarctic ice melting faster than ever

Antarctic ice melting faster than ever

The rate jumped 280% to 134 gigatonnes for 2001 to 2017. According to the new research, published this week in the journal PNAS, all that ice loss resulted in more than half an inch of sea level ris...

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Saturn’s rings are younger than thought

Saturn’s rings are younger than thought

During Cassini's orbits of Saturn, instruments examined the icy, rocky rings in unprecedented detail. The only spacecraft to ever orbit Saturn, Cassini burned up as it plunged through the planet's a...

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'Extreme' winter weather hits Canada

'Extreme' winter weather hits Canada

The expected weather however, still depends greatly on the exact track of the storm which is "still volatile", according to Environment Canada. Periods of snow associated with this storm will begin ...

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Dem says EPA's Wheeler 'as extreme' as Pruitt

Dem says EPA's Wheeler 'as extreme' as Pruitt

In November 2017, when he appeared before the Senate environment and public works committee to interview for the EPA's No. 2 job, Wheeler said he believed "that man has an impact on the climate, but w...

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Total Eclipse of the Moon Coming Sunday Evening Jan. 20, 2019

Total Eclipse of the Moon Coming Sunday Evening Jan. 20, 2019

The Inland Northwest is well-positioned to see it, if not for the weather. Sullivan, who objects to the recent trend of naming ordinary full moons and celestial events with words like "super" and ...

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2018 was the hottest year ever recorded for the planet’s oceans

2018 was the hottest year ever recorded for the planet’s oceans

A year ago continues a startling trend of global ocean warming that is a direct result of humans' warming of the planet, the authors say. After 2018 and 2017, the third warmest year for ocean temper...

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Grounds for concern: 60% of wild coffees 'face extinction'

Grounds for concern: 60% of wild coffees 'face extinction'

Arabica , which has been harvested for millennia in Ethiopia and South Sudan, is without question the most popular, making up roughly 60 to 70 percent of all coffee sales worldwide. It's a tragedy...

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Cotton seed sprouts on moon

Cotton seed sprouts on moon

Chang'e-4's probe took pictures of the cotton sprouts - but it was noted that the other plant seeds have not grown yet. More plants are expected to emerge in the next 100 days, the CNSA claims . Th...

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Earth's North Magnetic Pole Is Moving Faster Than Expected

The erratic movements of the North Pole resulted from the liquid-iron that the outer core of the Earth is made of, which is also known as the core field. In the 1990s it drifted into the Arctic Ocean ...

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'Super blood wolf moon' eclipse to darken skies

'Super blood wolf moon' eclipse to darken skies

Depending on where you are in the country, the moon might "turn a copper-orange-reddish color", according to a January 7 article Forbes magazine. The moon will pass through the shadow of the Earth o...

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First life to sprout on the Moon is already dead

First life to sprout on the Moon is already dead

On January 3, China's Chang'e 4 lander made history by completing the first successful landing on the far side of the moon . Chinese officials have also announced plans to build 3D-print hous...

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CERN plans even larger Large Hadron Collider to find more 'God particles'

CERN plans even larger Large Hadron Collider to find more 'God particles'

The cost of the initial electron-positron collider (EPC) would cost around 9 billion euros, while the 100-km tunnel to house it would cost an additional 5 billion. The famous Large Hadron Collider, an...

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