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NASA’s TESS Satellite Has Officially Started Its Exciting New Planet Hunter Mission

NASA’s TESS Satellite Has Officially Started Its Exciting New Planet Hunter Mission

NASA has announced the start of its TESS planet hunter mission, one that officially began on July 25 with the goal of cataloging new planets outside our solar system. "I'm thrilled that our new plane...

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Mars Close Approach: How to view the celestial event

When the planet reaches its closest distance from Earth later today, it allows stargazers to see it in its brightest form. Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles will be hosting a live stream of the even...

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Wildfire forces Yosemite National Park evacuations

Wildfire forces Yosemite National Park evacuations

The blaze is one of some 60 major wildfires burning in the United States this week that have so far scorched an area of about 485,600 hectares. "The only buildings left standing. Over almost two wee...

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Scientists discover unusual whale-dolphin hybrid swimming off the coast of Kauai

Scientists discover unusual whale-dolphin hybrid swimming off the coast of Kauai

The unusual thing about this case, he added, was that scientists only saw one melon-headed whale (not counting the hybrid) spending time with a group of rough-toothed dolphins. "Based on the genetics,...

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Mars makes closest approach in 15 years

Mars makes closest approach in 15 years

No less valuable and that the water from these lakes can produce. "This thrilling discovery is a highlight for planetary science and will contribute to our understanding of the evolution of Mars , ...

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Polar Bear Shot and Killed After Attacking a Cruise Ship Guard

Polar Bear Shot and Killed After Attacking a Cruise Ship Guard

The cruise line pitches its Arctic trips as an "expedition" to a "wide, white realm". "Maybe cruise sightseeing tours shouldn't take place then polar bear guards wouldn't be needed to protect gawkin...

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Survey shows Canadians back Scott Moe on carbon pricing stance

Survey shows Canadians back Scott Moe on carbon pricing stance

The results come amid strong opposition to the federal plan from Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe and Ontario Premier Doug Ford. Federal carbon pricing is set to be put in place next January for provi...

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11 endangered rhinos were moved to start a new population. 10 died

11 endangered rhinos were moved to start a new population. 10 died

The report found the animals had succumbed to stress and poisoning from drinking salty water, he added. Also unfortunately the eleventh rhino has been attacked by lions yesterday. He stated the need f...

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Skywatchers looking forward to complete lunar eclipse

Skywatchers looking forward to complete lunar eclipse

There's going to be quite a show going on in Space on Friday night as a total lunar eclipse and Mars get together in the night sky. The celestial event, where the moon will line up with the ...

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'Amazing Dragon' Fossil Rewrites Dinosaur History

'Amazing Dragon' Fossil Rewrites Dinosaur History

Lingwulong lived 174 million years ago during the Jurassic Period. The fossils of a newly discovered long-necked dinosaurs are forcing scientists to rethink the origins of one the most iconic...

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Astronauts Capture The Blood Moon From Space, And The Photos Are Breathtaking

The moon will begin to appear reddish around 18:24 GMT as it moves into the main part of the Earth's shadow . Although no longer directly illuminated by the Sun, the moon still catches light filt...

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'Blood Moon' dazzles stargazers in longest lunar eclipse of 21st century

'Blood Moon' dazzles stargazers in longest lunar eclipse of 21st century

The long duration of this eclipse was partly because the moon made a near-central passage through Earth´s umbra - the darkest, most central part of the shadow. The eclipse will not be visible to res...

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Einstein's theory of relativity passes yet another test

Einstein's theory of relativity passes yet another test

The black hole's exorbitantly large nature provides an environment with the strongest gravitational field in our galaxy. The one that lies at the heart of the Milky Way is 4 million times as massi...

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The longest total lunar eclipse of this century is happening this Friday!

The longest total lunar eclipse of this century is happening this Friday!

The Weather Channel has announced that it will host a livestream of the event on its app , available for iOS and Android, beginning at 4 p.m. EDT on July 27. The red color is a product of Earth's atm...

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Here's How to Stream the Blood Moon

Here's How to Stream the Blood Moon

The scientific explanation for the creepy, red-tinted satellite is admittedly a little less exciting than the more hysterical explanation from ancient times : that some kind of huge, unseen dragon in...

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Date, timings and how to watch the blood moon

Date, timings and how to watch the blood moon

The best views are reserved for people in east Africa. And yes, you'll likely hear this eclipse being referred to as the "blood moon ". While this morning's lunar eclipse was long, they can b...

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Disney to Eliminate Single-Use Plastic Straws, Stirrers

Disney to Eliminate Single-Use Plastic Straws, Stirrers

Here's what you should know about plastic straw bans in California. Unfortunately, more cities - San Francisco being the latest - seem determined to follow suit. This announcement comes shortly afte...

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Blood moon to dazzle Pakistan between 8pm and 4am

Blood moon to dazzle Pakistan between 8pm and 4am

The eclipse will last for about four hours and will be visible across Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, Middle East and Australia. During the eclipse, the Mars will appear unusually large and b...

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Longest lunar eclipse of 21st century to be visible in Qatar tomorrow

Longest lunar eclipse of 21st century to be visible in Qatar tomorrow

Friday night will see the longest total lunar eclipse so far this century. Fabian says, 'If you were standing on the moon in this eclipse, you would see the sun and then the earth would come in the ...

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Bigfoot: Largest Dinosaur Foot To Date Belonged To A Titanosaur

Bigfoot: Largest Dinosaur Foot To Date Belonged To A Titanosaur

Scientists determined the dinosaur - a very close relative of Brachiosaurus - had the biggest feet of any sauropod, and roamed the area 150 million years ago. The sauropod foot fossil was discover...

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Follow the SpaceX rocket launch

Follow the SpaceX rocket launch

Steven . Hawthorne-based SpaceX Wednesday launched a rocket carrying 10 communications satellites from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The last launch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites is nearing now. ...

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Portugal set for total eclipse of the moon

Portugal set for total eclipse of the moon

The eclipse will occur just after sunset and last for one hour and 43 minutes. The interesting fact is that in India , the eclipse , both partial and the total, will be visible in nearly all t...

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The longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century is coming on Friday

It will gradually become darker and glow progressively redder over the next hour and a half. While the Moon is in the Earth's shadow , it will take on a reddish tint, known as a "Blood Moon" or Red...

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Longest Lunar Eclipse of the Century

It has been named "Blood Moon" as the Moon gets a rusty orange or deep red colour, when the sunlight is scattered through the Earth's atmosphere. The duration of totality (dark shadow ) of the eclip...

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'Nigerians Can See Blood Moon Tomorrow From 6:44pm to 9:21pm'

The total duration of the three stages of the eclipse will be longest in Santa Maria di Leuca, in the province of Lecce, Puglia (where it will last 5 hours 32 minutes and 32 seconds) and shortest in...

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U.S. to propose revoking California authority to set auto emissions rules

U.S. to propose revoking California authority to set auto emissions rules

The Trump administration appears ready to make good on its threat to revoke the State of California's ability to set its own emissions and fuel economy rules as part of its efforts to ease the restric...

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Red Alert: Mars And

Red Alert: Mars And "Blood Moon" Pairing Up To Dazzle Skygazers

The Blood Moon will be the UK's first chance to see a major eclipse this year, and according to NASA's Moon experts at the Goddard Space Centre, the eclipse will last around one hour and 43 mi...

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Italian Space Agency says it’s found evidence of water on Mars

Italian Space Agency says it’s found evidence of water on Mars

Almost every craft that has visited the planet has hunted for liquid water; the Mars Express craft that detected water itself had been looking for over 12 years. Orbiters , too, have glimpsed wh...

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Mars to be very close to Earth on July 27

Mars to be very close to Earth on July 27

The next approach is on Oct 6, 2020. It should be relatively easy to spot Mars, as long as cloud cover is minimal. Although the red planet will be closer than normal, it will still only appear as ...

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Longest lunar eclipse to take place on Friday

Longest lunar eclipse to take place on Friday

However, for the people of North America, the Moon would be below the horizon due to which, they would have to miss this chance. Unfortunately the event will be occurring during our daytime. So it is ...

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Abrupt Link Between Hotter Temperature and Suicidal Rates

Abrupt Link Between Hotter Temperature and Suicidal Rates

The researchers concluded that temperature increases could lead to a 1.4 percent increase in suicides in the United States and a 2.3 percent increase in Mexico by 2050. In the study, the researche...

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Bleeding Moon Travel- Lunar Eclipse 2018 Cause any Effects to Humans?

Bleeding Moon Travel- Lunar Eclipse 2018 Cause any Effects to Humans?

The longest possible lunar eclipse is 1 hour and 47 minutes, according to Earth Sky. As we know by now, a Super Blue Blood Moon , as the one experienced at the beginning of the year, is a com...

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Flash flood watch into early Tuesday for Northern Virginia

Flash flood watch into early Tuesday for Northern Virginia

Anywhere from 2 to 4 inches of rain are possible, according to Wilmoth. Some thunderstorms are possible Thursday afternoon and during the evening rush, but they are not expected to be significant....

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United Kingdom waste sent for recycling overseas 'may end up in landfill' instead

United Kingdom waste sent for recycling overseas 'may end up in landfill' instead

Exporting waste to foreign countries has increased six fold since 2002 and accounted for roughly half of the recycling reported by United Kingdom companies in 2017. Twelve million tons of packaging ...

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Giant Liquid Water 'Lake' Discovered On Mars

Giant Liquid Water 'Lake' Discovered On Mars

It was home to plenty of liquid water and lakes at least 3.6 billion years ago. This is an artistic impression of the Mars Express spacecraft probing the southern hemisphere of Mars. MARSIS oper...

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