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Trump admin has plan to end California’s emissions standards power

Trump admin has plan to end California’s emissions standards power

The new rules, which could be released as early as this week, would halt plans to keep raising requirements for efficiency. The Trump administration's EPA has spent the past year and a half layi...

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Underground lake found on Mars by Italian researchers

The Red Planet was likely once rich in liquid water much like Earth, but has since become arid and desolate. Between May 2012 and December 2015, the Mars Express spacecraft was used to conduct...

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Australia is getting a Blood Moon this weekend

Australia is getting a Blood Moon this weekend

NASA officials says people in the Middle East , south and eastern Africa, western and southeast Asia and India will have the best views. A total lunar eclipse occurs when the moon and the sun ar...

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Huge lake of salty water found buried deep in Mars

Huge lake of salty water found buried deep in Mars

Professor Roberto Orosei, from the University of Bologna, wrote in the journal Science: "Anomalously bright subsurface reflections are evident within a well-defined 20-kilometre-wide zone. In Antarc...

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Vast Lake Of Liquid Water Discovered On Mars

Vast Lake Of Liquid Water Discovered On Mars

Scientists Roberto Orosei (L), Elena Pettinelli (C) and Enrico Flamini pose near a replica of the Cosmo Sky Med satellite before a news conference where they announce after first-time detection of li...

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Researchers spot what looks like a standing ‘lake’ of water on Mars

The discovery was reported in the journal Science . In 1987, the astronomer Stephen M. Clifford theorized that liquid water might be hiding, deep below the planet's polar ice caps. "On Mars, that...

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WSU researcher sees possibility of moon life

WSU researcher sees possibility of moon life

Not only did it create an atmosphere, but the escaping steam could have condensed into pools of liquid water on the Moon's surface, becoming a ideal breeding ground for microorganisms. Life on the M...

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Parker Solar Probe gears up to face the Sun

Parker Solar Probe gears up to face the Sun

If conditions aren't right, the launch window remains open through August 19. The Parker Solar Probe will be focusing on studying more about the acceleration of the solar wind , which is the Sun'...

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Saudi Arabia to witness 21st century's longest total lunar eclipse on Friday

Saudi Arabia to witness 21st century's longest total lunar eclipse on Friday

It happens when Earth casts its shadow onto the lunar surface as it passes between the sun and moon. Alas, those of us in the USA will miss it because the eclipse will begin at around 1:14 p.m. til 4:...

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Ottawa's Telesat launches satellite on SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket

Ottawa's Telesat launches satellite on SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on July 22. The Hawthorne, California-based company's valuation has climbed to about...

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Blood moon likely on Friday as longest lunar eclipse takes place

And the sunlight that does manage to pass through Earth's atmosphere and reach the moon makes the moon look red - because most of the blue light has been filtered out by Earth's atmosphere, NASA sai...

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Starwatch: red marvel that is a lunar eclipse

The longest total lunar eclipse of the century is coming Friday, and it will transform the moon into a reddish orange color for more than 100 minutes, according to NASA. The Moon will start to turn ...

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SpaceX hits the skies with the launch of another comms satellite

SpaceX hits the skies with the launch of another comms satellite

SpaceX is in for a busy two weeks: It will launch another rocket from its West Coast base at Vandenburg Air Force Base in California (scheduled for July 25th, and for client Iridium). The satellite ha...

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Next Story Federal judge tosses out climate change lawsuit

Next Story Federal judge tosses out climate change lawsuit

The problem of climate change is for Congress and the Executive Branch to address, he said. "Global warming and solutions there to must be addressed by the two other branches of government". Timmons i...

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One giant sale: Neil Armstrong's collection goes to auction

One giant sale: Neil Armstrong's collection goes to auction

The Apollo 11 mission launched four days prior to its landing, from the Kennedy Space Center at 9.32am (Eastern Daylight Time [EDT]), with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin aboard the rocket that would m...

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Join Sir David in the Big Butterfly Count

Join Sir David in the Big Butterfly Count

Now he's encouraging everyone else to do the same, and spend 15 minutes outside keeping count of the butterflies they see. It was launched in 2010 and has rapidly become the world's biggest survey of ...

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Start digging, there could be a quadrillion tons of diamonds underground

Start digging, there could be a quadrillion tons of diamonds underground

The study estimates 1-2 percent of the cratonic roots may be filled with diamonds. " We can't get at them, but still, there is much more diamond there than we have ever thought before ", Dr Faul sai...

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Trump Administration Aims Wrecking Ball at Endangered Species Act

Trump Administration Aims Wrecking Ball at Endangered Species Act

One set of regulatory changes would weaken the consultation process created to prevent harm to endangered animals and their habitats from federal agency activities. A concern among environmentalists i...

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'Like magic:' Delicate fossil of oldest baby snake found in amber

'Like magic:' Delicate fossil of oldest baby snake found in amber

Researchers said the snake is related to ancient snakes from Argentina, Africa, India and Australia, and is a missing link in understanding how they migrated. "Whether or not these early snakes were...

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Spiky-headed dinosaur with menacing tail ate only plants

Spiky-headed dinosaur with menacing tail ate only plants

A study about the find was published in the journal PeerJ on Thursday in conjunction with the announcement of the exhibit. Although parts of the roughly 16-foot-long (4.8 meters), spiky-headed din...

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Latest Images Of Neptune Show Incredible Detail

Latest Images Of Neptune Show Incredible Detail

Scroll down to see an ESO video zooming in on globular star cluster NGC 6388, switching between the wide-field and narrow-field MUSE modes, the latter of which has adaptive optics turned on. The E...

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What's our geological age? It's named after Meghalayan findings

Our Meghalayan Age began with a mega-drought, the effects of which lasted for two centuries . The age is represented in Ma, millions of years ago, with Precambrian that's the oldest era, with the ...

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Iceberg drifting close to Greenland village spotted in image from space

A danger zone close to the coast has been evacuated and people have been moved further up a steep slope where the settlement lies, a Greenland police spokesman told Reuters . The image, offering ...

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Blue Origin’s New Shepard spaceship hits new heights in escape test flight

Blue Origin’s New Shepard spaceship hits new heights in escape test flight

In October, 2016, the company conducted a lower altitude in-flight escape test when engineers intentionally triggered the spacecraft's launch abort system at about 45 seconds after launch and an altit...

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Who was Georges Lemaitre?

You may associate the theory of the universe expanding with Edwin Hubble as it is commonly known as Hubble's Law . He became the professor of astrophysics at the Catholic University of Leuven I...

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Researchers discover a dozen new moons of Jupiter

Researchers discover a dozen new moons of Jupiter

They found a dozen small moons. The survey looked for objects one kilometre and larger, so there is a chance that there are other, smaller "moonlets" in orbit around the giant Jupiter . In the mean...

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Calgary to begin scorcher of a week with heat warning issued

Calgary to begin scorcher of a week with heat warning issued

Residents in Southwestern Ontario may get some relief from the stifling heat Monday afternoon. Unless you have an airconditioned home, you probably already know that the heat warning for the City ...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Calls Trump A "Little Wet Noodle" After Putin Conference

The interview comes after Trump's meeting with Putin in Helsinki on Monday and his shifting statements on whether he agrees with the findings of USA intelligence agencies that Russian Federation inter...

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Adidas Will Only Use Recycled Plastic In Products By 2024

Adidas Will Only Use Recycled Plastic In Products By 2024

It also said it would stop using new plastic in its offices, retail outlets and warehouses. According to reports, Adidas also expects to see growth in their recycled plastics shoe line called Parley...

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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to Launch 'High-Altitude Escape Motor Test' Wednesday

The first test passengers may fly on the rocket as early as this year, with the first paying customers set to fly by 2019. The booster and capsule - both repeat fliers - landed successfully. For W...

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Britain backs Scottish spaceport plan with $40 million in grants

Britain backs Scottish spaceport plan with $40 million in grants

But the UK Government also announced a new £2 million development fund for horizontal launch spaceports across the UK at sites such as Llanbedr in Gwynedd as well as Prestwick in Ayrshire, Cornwall's ...

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Ten newly found moons of Jupiter include a 'wrong-way driver'

Ten newly found moons of Jupiter include a 'wrong-way driver'

The discovery brings Jupiter's total number of known moons to a whopping 79 - the most of any planet in our Solar System. What just happened? In their hunt for Planet Nine , a proposed planet ...

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Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'

Most of the new moons were revealed by the Blanco 4-meter telescope at Cerro Tololo Inter-American, located in Chile, which was recently outfitted with a Dark Energy Camera created to locate faint o...

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12 new moons spotted around Jupiter - but one may destroy them all

It's out where the outer, retrograde moons are, but it's orbiting Jupiter in the prograde direction, driving into the oncoming traffic. Credit: Carnegie Institution for Science . " Head-on collisio...

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Heat warning issued for Kamloops

Heat warning issued for Kamloops

The Lake Cowichan Fire Department posted about the upgraded danger rating to Facebook and reminded campers to make sure campfires are fully extinguished. "These high temperatures are not out of the or...

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