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Multi-year aluminum fraud scheme blamed for two NASA mission failures

Multi-year aluminum fraud scheme blamed for two NASA mission failures

LSP, along with NASA's Office of the Inspector General and the US Department of Justice, have discovered the Sapa Profiles falsified critical tests on the aluminum it sold. But they were total garbage...

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New Model Reveals How Earth's Moon Formed

New Model Reveals How Earth's Moon Formed

In a new study, researchers claim that our planet's only natural satellite formed following the impact with a Mars-sized planet that ejected liquid magma from the surface of the early Earth into spac...

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Astronomers Discover ‘Extraordinary’ Black Hole That Is Warping Space

Astronomers Discover ‘Extraordinary’ Black Hole That Is Warping Space

The black hole, known as V404 Cygni , doesn't behave like others. So what makes this one different? As that material heads towards the back hole, it forms a rotating accretion disk around the bla...

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Earth-Altering Asteroid Strike Threat is REAL, NASA Chief WARNS

Earth-Altering Asteroid Strike Threat is REAL, NASA Chief WARNS

Big asteroid impacts aren't just for dinosaurs. "But we do, and we need to use it", Bridenstine added, attempting to portray planetary defense on the same level as a return trip to the Moon. More t...

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Climate-change activists disappointed after meeting with British environment minister

Climate-change activists disappointed after meeting with British environment minister

They accused him of "a moral and political failure" after prior meetings with Labour's shadow John McDonnell and Sadiq Khan . The House of Commons opposition day debate on climate change, which cou...

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Aliens are already here and breeding with us, says Oxford lecturer

The researcher also added that alien hybrids born from mixed parentage will survive climate change easily, and thus they may emerge as a dominant species on the planet. The aliens exist in their...

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JAXA confirms Hayabusa2’s bomb made a crater

This image taken by a camera detached from the space probe Hayabusa2 shows rocks on the asteroid Ryugu flying up three seconds after an impactor struck the surface. However, the impact of the solar ...

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Global Stem Cell Banking Market Insights Report 2019 - 2025 : CCBC, CBR

Global Stem Cell Banking Market Insights Report 2019 - 2025 : CCBC, CBR

This apart, it provided analysis on manufacturers' gross margin, critical factors in price changes, margin and marketing prices. We have published a research report on Thermoformers market . St...

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Climate activists block entrance to London Stock Exchange

Climate activists block entrance to London Stock Exchange

Extinction Rebellion protestors staged a die-in at the Natural History Museum at the weekend in order to raise awareness of mass extinction. Extinction Rebellion (XR) demonstrators temporarily bl...

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Marsquake: NASA Detects Seismic Activity On Mars

Marsquake: NASA Detects Seismic Activity On Mars

InSight's lead scientist, Bruce Banerdt of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., said this carries out the scientific work begun by the Apollo moonwalkers almost a half-century ag...

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Hubble measurements suggest disparity in Hubble constant calculations is not a fluke

Hubble measurements suggest disparity in Hubble constant calculations is not a fluke

But when astronomers have tried to directly measure how fast the universe is expanding today - a more hard task, because everything is farther apart now - things seem to be moving faster than those ...

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Sandbagging efforts kick into high gear in eastern Canada

Sandbagging efforts kick into high gear in eastern Canada

Canadian Forces personnel reinforce a dike against the rising flood waters in Laval, Que., on Sunday, April 21, 2019. To assist in the evacuation of the population and protection of critical infrast...

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Researchers calculate decades of ‘scary’ Greenland ice melting

Researchers calculate decades of ‘scary’ Greenland ice melting

Combined with the rate of ice melt in Antarctica , the findings portend a bleak future. The speed of losing ice has reportedly increased by nearly six times, and this could trigger a future sea lev...

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Strange, Beautiful Chimera-Like Fossil Dubbed As The ‘Platypus Of Crabs’

A team of worldwide researchers, led by Yale University paleontologist Javier Luque , uncovered the hundreds of exceptionally well-preserved specimens in rock formations in Colombia and the United ...

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Extinction Rebellion: Climate activist, 83, arrested after climbing train

Extinction Rebellion: Climate activist, 83, arrested after climbing train

Phil Kingston, 83, a seasoned climate activist, brought protest banners and a packed lunch to climb on top of a Docklands Light Railway train at Canary Wharf station with three other activists shortly...

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Meal Kits Better for Planet Than Grocery Shopping

Meal Kits Better for Planet Than Grocery Shopping

When looking at the entire system behind getting that bowl of ragù on the table, the step with the greatest environmental impact is sourcing the produce or meat, but storing food, displaying it so sho...

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Annual study finds that Phoenix's air quality is deteriorating

Annual study finds that Phoenix's air quality is deteriorating

The American Lung Association (ALA) just gave Indianapolis an "F" grade when it comes to ozone pollution! "People don't understand how risky ozone really is", said Ellen Penrod, executive director o...

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Sahara Dust Falls Overnight In The Midlands

Sahara Dust Falls Overnight In The Midlands

While it may have a rather terrifying name, which might invoke scenes from a horror movie, it is not as scary as it sounds. Drivers across Wales are finding that their cars might need a trip to the ...

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Crew Dragon test mishap could delay first SpaceX human flight

Crew Dragon test mishap could delay first SpaceX human flight

While the six-day, uncrewed test flight of the Crew Dragon capsule in March to the ISS went smoothly, the SuperDraco thrusters were not used. SpaceX was reportedly hoping to launch a crewed ver...

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Lyrid Meteor Shower 2019 Peaks Overnight Tonight and Monday!

As this year's Lyrid meteor shower peaks Tuesday morning, we could be treated to as many as 20 fireballs per hour in the sky. To see them, don't concentrate directly on the radiant, be aware of the ...

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Anomaly during SpaceX test could delay its first crewed flight

Anomaly during SpaceX test could delay its first crewed flight

According to information acquired by NASASpaceflight.com, SpaceX was in the middle of a series of static fire tests meant to verify that the flight-proven capsule was in good working order after Crew ...

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NASA probe records first likely 'marsquake' detected on red planet

NASA probe records first likely 'marsquake' detected on red planet

The lead scientist responsible for the spacecraft, Bruce Banerdt of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., said the recent observation is a continuation of the scientific work begun...

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Elon Musk promises robot fleet of Tesla taxis by end of 2020

Elon Musk promises robot fleet of Tesla taxis by end of 2020

Musk also responded to criticism that his cars skipped laser-based lidar sensors in favor of lower-cost radar sensors. This amid lingering questions about whether the 15-year-old automaker can consist...

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Lyrids meteor shower over Qatar sky Monday night

Lyrids meteor shower over Qatar sky Monday night

They need to look towards the eastern horizon of the sky from midnight on Monday until dawn Tuesday to observe the Lyrids meteor shower, he explained, adding that they could take nice photographs of t...

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Hubblecast 119: Hubble's 29th anniversary

Hubblecast 119: Hubble's 29th anniversary

The red giant will ultimately collapse to become a white dwarf. As the stars continue on their celestial dance, whirling about, massive amounts of gas rush away "like a runaway hot air balloon", acc...

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NASA female astronaut set to break record

NASA female astronaut set to break record

Now she has her eye on a different record: the longest single spaceflight by a woman. That approaches but does not quite break Scott Kelly's 340 day US record. The longest ever spaceflight was by Russ...

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Southern California is hit by a tiny earthquake every 3 minutes

Southern California is hit by a tiny earthquake every 3 minutes

The current catalog of quakes for the area has just under 180,000 for that decade. An natural disaster is happening when two blocks of Earth are slipping past each other, and at the surface the gr...

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NASA says woman astronaut will set spaceflight record

NASA says woman astronaut will set spaceflight record

A female astronaut is due to set a record for the longest spaceflight by a woman , the USA space agency said on Wednesday, the same astronaut who was to have been in the first all-female spacewalk ...

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SpaceX capsule suffers ‘anomaly,’ smoke seen for miles

SpaceX and Boeing are both building capsules to carry astronauts to and from the International Space Station under commercial contracts with NASA that are aimed at ending the agency's sole reliance ...

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NYC Passes Its Own Green New Deal to Combat Man-Made Climate Change

NYC Passes Its Own Green New Deal to Combat Man-Made Climate Change

It is an attempt to tackle the biggest source of greenhouse gas in NY, where buildings account for about 67% of emissions. NY state is engaged in its own "Green New Deal" push to reduce fossil f...

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Great white sharks are wimps compared to killer whales

Great white sharks are wimps compared to killer whales

Numerous shark bodies which wash ashore have visible wounds which were caused by orcas. Orcas scared off great white sharks from key hunting grounds, the research found. "I think this demonstrates...

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Mark Carney: Banks must help fight climate change

Mark Carney: Banks must help fight climate change

Mr Carney wrote an article for the Guardian along with his French counterpart François Villeroy de Galhau that called on financial policy makers to help tackle climate change. They also say that cen...

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Did You See Tuesday Night's Fireball Meteor?

Did You See Tuesday Night's Fireball Meteor?

A meteor was seen along the U.S. East Coast on late Tuesday night, witnesses say. We received reports from Washington DC, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, ...

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Food shipment launches towards International Space Station

Food shipment launches towards International Space Station

As if being an astronaut aboard the International Space Station weren't cool enough, NASA's Christina Koch will become the agency's second explorer to spend almost a year inside the orbiting laborat...

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Nasa probe spots first Earth-sized planet

Nasa probe spots first Earth-sized planet

Compared to the other two sightings-Pi Mensae b, a "super-Earth" with a 6.3-day orbit, and LHS 3844b, a rocky world that speeds around its star in 11 hours-HD 21749b is downright lazy, taking 36 days ...

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