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NASA awards SpaceX $50 million contract for new mission

NASA awards SpaceX $50 million contract for new mission

As per NASA , it has collaborated with Space X to launch Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission on a Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A in Florida . IXPE is a part of NASA's Small ...

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Waterfront cities face a 'floodier future,' spurred by rising seas

Waterfront cities face a 'floodier future,' spurred by rising seas

NOAA predicts Lewes could see up to 30 high-tide flooding days in the year 2030, and as many as 135 such days in 2050. The events mostly affect people on the East and Gulf coasts. This year, Baltimore...

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Tropical system could form in the Gulf this week

Tropical system could form in the Gulf this week

National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday . Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 AM EDT Mon Jul 8 2019For the North Atlantic.Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of ...

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See Saturn’s rings during its closest pass by Earth this month

See Saturn’s rings during its closest pass by Earth this month

With the naked eye, Saturn will look look like a bright yellow-white star tonight, according to space.com . If you can't see the planet tonight don't worry it will be visible for several more weeks, ...

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NASA Building Eight Research Teams To Study Moon, Asteroids

A technology demonstration that aims to test a radiation-tolerant computing system. These new payloads are a mix of old equipment that has flown before and new hardware. A flexible camera system for...

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NASA tests launch-abort system for moon-mission capsule

EDT (1100 GMT) before firing its three abort thrusters, which would be used to jettison astronauts to safety in the event of a rocket failure. "It was really special for the program; a really big step...

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NASA Captures the Galaxy's Biggest Fireworks Show

NASA Captures the Galaxy's Biggest Fireworks Show

In an even trying new ultraviolet photo taken by the Hubble Set up Telescope, twin bulbs of gentle explode out of an infinite star gadget called Eta Carinae. "This additional subject fabric is snapp...

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Study finds huge potential to grow trees, capture carbon emissions

Study finds huge potential to grow trees, capture carbon emissions

In a new analysis out Thursday in the journal Science , scientists report restoring forests could cut atmospheric carbon by 25 percent. In a first of its kind study, a team at ETH Zurich has calc...

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NASA's Orion Successfully Completes Final Major Flight Test

NASA's Orion Successfully Completes Final Major Flight Test

In a key test for the Artemis moon program, NASA launched a dummy Orion capsule Tuesday and then triggered the abort system created to carry a crew to safety in the event of a catastrophic boost...

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Total solar eclipse 2019: First photos of the phenomenon

Total solar eclipse 2019: First photos of the phenomenon

Total solar eclipse is going to begin at 3.22 pm local time in Chile . It wasn't visible from the United States . And NASA will be there to show you every second of it. The point of the grea...

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Whale hunters set sail in secret to avoid G20 clash

Whale hunters set sail in secret to avoid G20 clash

A ship carrying a captured minke whale arrives at a port in Kushiro, Japan, on Monday. The resumption of traditional whaling may end up saving money for the government money and saving the lives o...

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Prince Harry, Meghan to christen son Archie in private

Prince Harry, Meghan to christen son Archie in private

It is likely they installed a luxury kitchen and bathroom and it has reportedly been designed by Harry and Meghan with dining and entertaining in mind, and with extra bedrooms to accommodate guest...

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Total solar eclipse 2019: Who can see it and how to watch

Total solar eclipse 2019: Who can see it and how to watch

As per latest reports, it will be first seen over Oeno Island, a British territory in the South Pacific Ocean at 10:24 local time (9:54 PM IST). This area changes during the course of the eclipse ...

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Ontario Court of Appeal rules carbon tax is constitutional

Ontario Court of Appeal rules carbon tax is constitutional

The ruling, released June 28, comes after Doug Ford's government launched a constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax plan a year ago. He added the federal carbon plan "harms Saskatchewan famil...

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Be A Morning Person To Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

Be A Morning Person To Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

A new diagnostic test may soon determine if a breast cancer patient requires chemotherapy or will not benefit from the treatment, according to the latest Australian research. "Until we understand ot...

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For first time ever, renewables surpass coal in USA power mix

It is also the least quantity of coal the U.S. has burned in over a decade . Despite the Trump administration's efforts to prop up the industry, 51 coal plants have closed since the 2016 election. Na...

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Critically endangered whales found dead in Canada

Critically endangered whales found dead in Canada

Two dead right whales were found floating in the gulf on June 25 , off the Acadian Peninsula in northeastern New Brunswick, including an 11-year-old female who was on the cusp of sexual maturity and ...

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Massive Volcano Eruption Seen From Space

Massive Volcano Eruption Seen From Space

A dramatic photo released by NASA shows the volcano's plume shooting up over clouds above Raikoke, an uninhabited volcanic island in the northwest Pacific, that last erupted in 1924 and 1778. That is ...

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NASA's Next Mission Takes Dragonfly Drone To Saturn's Moon, Titan

NASA's Next Mission Takes Dragonfly Drone To Saturn's Moon, Titan

Titan's atmosphere is made mostly of nitrogen, like Earth's, but is four times denser. Despite more pressing ambitions like returning to the Moon, launching a new Mars rover, and even planning a man...

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France roasts in record high temperatures, deaths in Spain

France roasts in record high temperatures, deaths in Spain

A major wildfire that broke out in northeastern Spain continued to burn out of control for a third straight day. Météo-France, the national weather service, issued its highest warning level for f...

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Kakarot’ Is Promising All-New Character Backstories — Dragon Ball Z

Kakarot’ Is Promising All-New Character Backstories — Dragon Ball Z

Just recently, Bandai Namco Entertainment shared on their official Twitter account a statement from the creator of the popular series himself, Akira Toriyama . "I hope you enjoy the game!" Experi...

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Could a gut bacterium boost athletic performance?

Could a gut bacterium boost athletic performance?

Treadmill tests showed this bacteria-enhanced diet boosted the animals' performance by 13% compared to mice not given Veillonella . The bacteria in our guts break down lactic acid , which is produce...

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Nasa to send spacecraft to Saturn´s largest moon Titan

Nasa to send spacecraft to Saturn´s largest moon Titan

The drone is slated to launch in 2026 and arrive at Titan in 2034. Titan is bigger than the planet Mercury and as geographically diverse as Earth. NASA is sending a drone to explore Saturn's lar...

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Huge ‘potentially hazardous asteroid’ due to speed past Earth this week

Huge ‘potentially hazardous asteroid’ due to speed past Earth this week

NASA scientists named it as 2008 KV2 and calculated estimates of its travels between 1900 to 2199 to understand how often it has come close to the Earth's orbit. Look inside terrestrial planets, i...

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Explore Global Recycled Plastics Market Forecast to 2024

Explore Global Recycled Plastics Market Forecast to 2024

In China, the raw material availability is very less leading to increased consumption of recycled plastic. Market split the breakdown data by company, products, end-user, and top countries, market...

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June heatwave expected to break national all-time temperature records in France

June heatwave expected to break national all-time temperature records in France

Because such high temperatures are rare in France, most homes and many buildings do not have air conditioning. In Greenland, large ice melts have been recorded early in the season, and a heat wave in ...

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SpaceX Falcon Heavy Lights Up Florida's Space Coast

SpaceX Falcon Heavy Lights Up Florida's Space Coast

The U.S. Division of Defense requested the present mission. Less than 3 minutes later, the launcher's center core landed into the sea, just a few meters away from the offshore drone ship Of Course ...

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NASA to open moon rock samples sealed since Apollo missions

NASA to open moon rock samples sealed since Apollo missions

Now - just weeks before the 50 anniversary of the first manned Moon landing - researchers will inspect the materials with the help of 21-century technology. They are now practising with mock equipment...

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Astronauts float back to earth after 6 months on space station

Astronauts float back to earth after 6 months on space station

The Soyuz capsule with astronauts from Canada, Russia and the United States landed in the steppes of Kazakhstan at 8.47am local time (1.47am Irish time) on Tuesday, less than a minute ahead of the sch...

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Astronauts Aboard ISS Capture ‘Spectacular’ Snaps of Raikoke’s Eruption

Astronauts Aboard ISS Capture ‘Spectacular’ Snaps of Raikoke’s Eruption

It's surrounded by a ring of white clouds, likely either water vapour condensing out of the air or steam from magma entering the water, Simon Carn, a volcanologist at Michigan Tech, said in a NASA E...

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Mysterious 'Bathtub Rings' Circling Titan's Lakes Might Contain 'Alien' Crystals

Mysterious 'Bathtub Rings' Circling Titan's Lakes Might Contain 'Alien' Crystals

The crystals that included acetylence and butane were next: they followed a similar process and the resulting crystal is expected to be more commonly found on Titan due to the moon's composition. Or...

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Mysterious freshwater reservoir found hidden beneath the ocean

Mysterious freshwater reservoir found hidden beneath the ocean

Signals of the water first showed up in the 1970s, but until now, nobody suspected that this huge reservoir trapped in porous rock might run nearly the entire length of the US Northeast. Scientists ha...

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Rare giant squid 'as big as a car' caught on camera

Edith Widder and her team managed to record a video of the elusive giant squid . Unsure if they'd seen the real deal, the clip was later confirmed by Michael Vecchione, a NOAA zoologist. Scientists...

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Swimming in ocean increases infection risk Study

Swimming in ocean increases infection risk Study

Therefore, it becomes essential for an individual to understand how the skin's bacteria changes when exposed to ocean water. A team went to a California beach and recruited a set of beach goers,...

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SpaceX Has a Major Falcon Heavy Launch Tonight

SpaceX Has a Major Falcon Heavy Launch Tonight

Spaceflight memorial company Celestis is sending individual canisters containing the cremated remains of its clients into space, where they will orbit our planet until their cosmic urns eventually re...

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