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Lander 'Vikram' Closer To Moon. 1 More Manoeuvre Left Before Landing

Lander 'Vikram' Closer To Moon. 1 More Manoeuvre Left Before Landing

ISRO officials confirmed the same and said that on September 7th at 1:55 AM it will touch the southern pole of the moon for the first time. The Vikram lander of the Chandrayaan-2 mission has moved a...

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China's lunar rover finds something weird on far side of moon

China's lunar rover finds something weird on far side of moon

The discovery prompted scientists on the mission to postpone other driving plans for the rover, and instead focus its instruments on trying to figure out what the odd material is. "What do you think i...

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Orlando International to cease operations Tuesday ahead of Hurricane Dorian

Orlando International to cease operations Tuesday ahead of Hurricane Dorian

Many grocery stores were open but boarded up. As of 8 a.m. EDT (1200 GMT), Dorian was stalled over the Grand Bahama Island barely drifting westward at 1 miles per hour, according to the NHC, which...

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United Kingdom finance minister 'livid' at PM Johnson over firing of aide

He firmly denied allegations that Cummings was effectively running the Treasury, describing the rumor as "nonsense" being spread by the Labour Party. The episode underlines tensions between Downing ...

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Hurricane Dorian wreaks havoc on Bahamas as 'catastrophic' Category 5 storm

Hurricane Dorian wreaks havoc on Bahamas as 'catastrophic' Category 5 storm

Dorian now holds a tied a historical record as the strongest hurricane to make landfall in the Atlantic basin with the 1935 Labor Day Hurricane. "The original course was dead into Florida ", bu...

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The Woman Behind the Image of the Black Hole

The Woman Behind the Image of the Black Hole

Bouman is 29 years old. Bouman's contribution eventually got the attention of freshman Congressman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who tweeted , "Take your rightful seat in history, Dr. Scie...

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Genes not associated with being gay, confirms study

Genes not associated with being gay, confirms study

Rather, their findings paint a diverse and complex picture of human sexuality, and the genetic factors that influence it. Eric Vilain, director of the Center for Genetic Medicine Research at Childre...

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Spring Equinox and Supermoon to Coincide on Wednesday

Spring Equinox and Supermoon to Coincide on Wednesday

During the equinox , the sun's rays are focused over the equator. The word equinox comes from the Latin for equal and night. The official start of spring takes place at 4:58 p.m. Its actually an ...

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Chandrayaan 2 to perform final Lunar orbit manuever on Sunday evening

Chandrayaan 2 to perform final Lunar orbit manuever on Sunday evening

The next lunar-bound orbit manoeuvre is scheduled on September 1 , between 6 to 7 p.m. The orbit achieved is 124 km x 164 km. According to the Indian Space Research Organisation ( ISRO ), the sou...

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US proposing easing rules on climate-changing oil emissions

US proposing easing rules on climate-changing oil emissions

The Trump administration has made several attempts to loosen regulations of the industry. It also threatens to undermine the oil industry's sales pitch that natural gas is a climate-friendly source ...

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McMaster declares state of emergency ahead of Dorian

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Labour has warned vendors, shopkeepers and businesses against engaging in selling goods at higher prices to the public as a result of the storm, noting that "the laws rega...

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Hurricane Dorian Experiences 'Notable Shift' Toward Georgia, Carolinas

Hurricane Dorian Experiences 'Notable Shift' Toward Georgia, Carolinas

As of 11 a.m Saturday, the hurricane is about 415 miles from West Palm Beach, Florida . The latest forecast says Dorian is expected to stay just off shore of Florida and skirt the coast of Geor...

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'Great Barrier Reef in very poor state'

'Great Barrier Reef in very poor state'

The report said climate change is escalating and is the most significant threat to the Great Barrier Reef's long-term outlook. "Significant global action to address climate change is critical to s...

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Federal AG releases draft Religious Discrimination Bill

Federal AG releases draft Religious Discrimination Bill

Folau's social media posting and subsequent sacking by Rugby Australia triggered a nationwide, and at times heated, debate about freedom of speech and religion. If the business is unable to demonstrat...

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Hurricane Hunters make history with all-female flight crew

Hurricane Hunters make history with all-female flight crew

Add Hurricane Dorian as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Hurricane Dorian news, video, and analysis from ABC News. An all-female, three-pilot flight crew conducting a Hurricane Do...

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‘Extremely dangerous’: Hurricane Dorian significant threat to Florida, National Hurricane Center says

‘Extremely dangerous’: Hurricane Dorian significant threat to Florida, National Hurricane Center says

The NHC statement said the storm's change in intensity was detected by hurricane hunter aircraft, The news raised fears that Dorian could become the most powerful hurricane to hit Florida's east coast...

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Hurricane Dorian Expected to Strengthen Before Striking Florida

Hurricane Dorian Expected to Strengthen Before Striking Florida

Before reaching Florida, the storm will make its way over the northwestern Bahamas, where a hurricane watch is in effect. The storm is still expected to maintain category 4 intensity through Tuesday...

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Trump launches new Pentagon command for space warfare

Trump launches new Pentagon command for space warfare

Space Force will be a "critical" next step to ensure that the U.S. maintains its superiority in space, Air Force Gen. John Raymond, who assumed command of U.S. Previous year the Pentagon elevated i...

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Bahamas braces for hit as Hurricane Dorian roars toward USA mainland

Bahamas braces for hit as Hurricane Dorian roars toward USA mainland

The winds seem to be building at a tremendous rate. Florida's governor, Ron DeSantis, declared a state of emergency for every county in the state and warned of a potential "multi-day" event, but sto...

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All-female hurricane hunter flight crew makes history as Dorian strengthens

All-female hurricane hunter flight crew makes history as Dorian strengthens

An all-female, three-pilot flight crew conducting a Hurricane Dorian recon mission on Thursday was the first-ever all-female crew to do so for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NO...

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NOAA: Northern lights could be seen in our region this weekend

NOAA: Northern lights could be seen in our region this weekend

As Forbes reports, the northern lights will be visible over several northern USA states in the lower 48 this weekend, including Maine, Wisconsin, and MI. The lights are seen above the magnetic poles...

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Great Barrier Reef outlook very poor, Australia says

Great Barrier Reef outlook very poor, Australia says

Recent aerial surveys revealed only the southern third of the Great Barrier Reef has escaped unscathed from coral bleaching. The outlook for the Great Barrier Reef has deteriorated from poor to ve...

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Thunberg joins hundreds of teens at UN protest

Thunberg joins hundreds of teens at UN protest

Their chants included "we are unstoppable, a better world is possible" and "sea levels are rising and so are we". Wearing t-shirts that read "In Greta we trust", NY students Bianca Pilcher, 11, and ...

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Dorian strengthens to Cat. 2, expected to become major storm

Dorian strengthens to Cat. 2, expected to become major storm

Forecasters on Friday morning said Dorian was just starting to make that dreaded turn to the left that could put it on a collision course with Florida by early next week as a powerful but slow-mov...

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NASA Asteroid Tracker: Two Tiny NEOs Zip Closely To Earth Friday

NASA Asteroid Tracker: Two Tiny NEOs Zip Closely To Earth Friday

According to the agency, the incoming space boulders come from a family of asteroids that are known to intersect with Earth's orbit. It has an estimated diameter of 75 feet, making it nearly as lo...

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Hurricane Dorian Gains Strength As Florida Braces For Hit

Hurricane Dorian Gains Strength As Florida Braces For Hit

Supermarkets ran out of bottled water, and long lines formed at petrol stations, with fuel shortages reported in some places. The latest model seems to show Dorian stalling slightly over the Bahamas...

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Marriott hotels ditching small plastic toiletry bottles

Marriott hotels ditching small plastic toiletry bottles

Arne Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International , said reducing the company's environmental impact is "a huge priority for us". NEW YORK, Aug 29 ― Marriott International will be phasi...

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Emergency response teams prepare for Dorian in SWFL

Emergency response teams prepare for Dorian in SWFL

Tropical Storm Dorian is gaining strength as it travels toward Puerto Rico and is expected to make landfall Wednesday. A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Vieques and Culebra, and the USA and ...

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Hurricane Dorian expected to strengthen to a Category 2 hurricane today

Hurricane Dorian expected to strengthen to a Category 2 hurricane today

And with it now past Puerto Rico, Dorian is now on a direct path to the Florida coastline. Larrauri fled to Orlando two years ago when Hurricane Irma was expected to hit South Florida as a Categor...

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EPA will roll back rules on methane emissions

EPA will roll back rules on methane emissions

In the current proposal, the EPA seeks comment on whether it was right to do so in 2016 and-if it should have made a separate, pollutant-specific determination-if methane would qualify. Thursday's p...

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X-37B Military Space Plane Breaks Record on Latest Mystery Mission

X-37B Military Space Plane Breaks Record on Latest Mystery Mission

Scaling down big, unwieldy satellites to smaller, equally capable satellites to get lower in orbit makes a lot of sense when you need higher resolution images of, say, missile launch sites in North Ko...

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Approval received for $500M, 400-MW southern Alberta solar power project

Approval received for $500M, 400-MW southern Alberta solar power project

The $500 million, 400-megawatt facility will be the largest in Canada and will be one of the biggest in the world, company officials said. According to CBC News , the power generated will be inject...

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Telltale Games to return under new ownership

Telltale Games to return under new ownership

But Telltale are back, baby! In September 2018, the brand suffered massive layoffs that began "a majority studio closure", the company announced at the time. One could say that perhaps they are ...

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle share inspiring message with royal fans - details

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle share inspiring message with royal fans - details

They were then expected to be driven to Balmoral, where they are thought to be visiting HM the Queen and Prince Philip , who are at their Scottish retreat for their summer break. "No one knew they ...

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After 15 Years, NASA Officially Ends Opportunity Mission on Mars

After 15 Years, NASA Officially Ends Opportunity Mission on Mars

Opportunity was never expected to travel more than 1 kilometer but outlived its original mission life expectancy 60 times over. The storm was so intense that it darkened the sky for months, preventing...

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