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California is failing to meet water standards amid homeless crisis

California is failing to meet water standards amid homeless crisis

During a fundraising trip last week in California , Trump had threatened to have the federal government step in to "clean up" the homeless problem there and said floated the idea of the EPA going...

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Jaguars' Jalen Ramsey: 'My trade request still stands'

Jaguars' Jalen Ramsey: 'My trade request still stands'

Jacksonville won over Tennessee 20-7 to move up 1-2. Marrone did not specify a time in which he expects Ramsey to return to the team and did not say if he anticipates having the star cornerback avai...

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An astronaut from ME is about to launch into space

An astronaut from ME is about to launch into space

Emirati astronaut Hazzaa AlMansoori, Russian commander Oleg Skripochka , and flight engineer Jessica Meir of NASA are aboard Soyuz MS15. Writing on Twitter before the launch at Baikonur spac...

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Northern Lights possible in MI tonight: When, where to see them

Northern Lights possible in MI tonight: When, where to see them

During that first 24-hour window, a 5 Kp level is possible, which means the Northern Lights could be visible as far south as MI. The bright dancing lights of the aurora are actually collisions betwe...

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Lockheed Martin Wins New NASA Contract

Lockheed Martin Wins New NASA Contract

And if NASA is ever going to send astronauts back to the Moon, it is going to need new spacesuits for lunar exploration. Lockheed Martin Home Programs, based in Jefferson County, has been the high con...

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Three black holes on a collision course

Three black holes on a collision course

The black hole trio was found a billion light-years from planet Earth . "We were handiest trying for pairs of dusky holes on the time, and but, thru our want components, we stumbled upon this unb...

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Mesmerising NASA simulation reveals black holes distorting space

Mesmerising NASA simulation reveals black holes distorting space

In a statement , NASA has explained that the new visualisation simulates the appearance of a black hole where the infalling matter gets collected into a thin, hot structure called an accretion di...

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Chandrayaan-2 orbiter working very well, no signal from Vikram lander: Sivan

Chandrayaan-2 orbiter working very well, no signal from Vikram lander: Sivan

We have not received any signal from the lander". Maybe after the committees submit the report, we'll work on the future plan . Sivan added that at the moment a national expert committee has been for...

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Naming of New Interstellar Visitor, 2I/Borisov

Naming of New Interstellar Visitor, 2I/Borisov

Experts from the Minor Planet Center at the International Astronomical Union (IAU) have therefore assigned the permanent interstellar designation 2I to it, and members of the IAU Working Group for S...

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Maine's First Female Astronaut To Launch Into Space

Maine's First Female Astronaut To Launch Into Space

NASA TV's live coverage of the docking process will begin at 3 p.m. The Soyuz rocket and crew capsule are ready and waiting to carry three new crew members to the International Space Station . The ...

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Trump Administration threatens to withhold California highway funds

Trump Administration threatens to withhold California highway funds

The recent conflict comes after Volkswagen, Ford, BMW and Honda struck a deal with California to reduce emissions and increase fuel efficiency. The warning is the latest skirmish in an ongoing feu...

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Australia PM Scott Morrison lashes climate critics in United Nations speech

Australia PM Scott Morrison lashes climate critics in United Nations speech

He backed Australia's current pledge to reduce carbon emissions by between 26% and 28% from 2005 levels by 2030, despite other developed nations recently announcing more ambitious pledges in the face ...

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Climate change activists, demanding action, block Washington D.C. streets

Climate change activists, demanding action, block Washington D.C. streets

Protesters aim to pressure US officials who are helping to make Washington an obstacle in global climate negotiations, said Kaela Bamberger, a spokeswoman for Extinction Rebellion, D.C. They includ...

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M'bishi launches rocket carrying vessel for Int'l Space Station

M'bishi launches rocket carrying vessel for Int'l Space Station

A high concentration of liquid oxygen, used as rocket engine coolant, was determined as the cause of the fire that broke out about three hours before the launch, an official close to the matter has sa...

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Astronomers reveal first-ever image of a black hole

Astronomers reveal first-ever image of a black hole

The image of the black hole at the center of Messier 87, a massive galaxy in the nearby Virgo galaxy cluster, was taken in April 2017, showing the first direct visual evidence of a supermassive bla...

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Cats bond with caregivers just like kids, dogs

Cats bond with caregivers just like kids, dogs

This allows analysts to establish the pets' attachment behaviors. It showed that only a minority live up to their reputation by avoiding owners, and that even this is indirect evidence for their fun...

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Space Once Upon a Time, Venus Could Have Hosted Life

Space Once Upon a Time, Venus Could Have Hosted Life

Dr Way said , 'Our hypothesis is that Venus may have had a stable climate for billions of years. This heavy gas means that atmospheric pressure at the planet's surface is 92 times that of Earth , ...

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Microsoft and Sony commit to making consoles more environmentally friendly

Microsoft and Sony commit to making consoles more environmentally friendly

Sony is going to join the " Playing for the Planet " association, consisting of gaming companies who want to help save the climate and protect the environment. Signatory companies include Sony Inter...

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PlayStation 5 Will Include Power Saving Feature to Tackle Climate Change

PlayStation 5 Will Include Power Saving Feature to Tackle Climate Change

Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced plans to make future hardware as eco-friendly as possible. The company estimates those efforts have saved 16 million metric tons of carbon from being prod...

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Indian Spaceship Chandrayaan 2 Launched in Moon's Orbit

Indian Spaceship Chandrayaan 2 Launched in Moon's Orbit

According to ISRO , the Lunar Orbit Insertion (LOI) was completed successfully at 9.02 a.m.as planned using the onboard propulsion system. The mission life of the lander is also one lunar day, while...

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Australian government joins NASA's next Artemis Lunar & Mars missions

Australian government joins NASA's next Artemis Lunar & Mars missions

I said, 'Hey, we've done the moon. That's not exciting.' So we'll be doing the Moon. NASA's deadline for a 2024 return to the moon by astronauts was unveiled in March by Vice President Mike Pence. I...

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Science with Jonathan Webb: What did ancient Denisovans look like?

Science with Jonathan Webb: What did ancient Denisovans look like?

A reconstruction of a young female Denisovan. Palaeoanthropologist Chris Stringer from the Natural History Museum in London, who was not involved in the study calls it "a pioneering piece of researc...

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Scientists reconstruct appearance of ancient human relative using DNA

Scientists reconstruct appearance of ancient human relative using DNA

Putting on a courageous face: "Denise" offers us our first look at the long-lost Denisovan race (PHOTOS) The mystery surrounding the era of the Denisovans, the human race that went extinct about 50,00...

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Chinese craft lands on 'dark' side of moon

Chinese craft lands on 'dark' side of moon

So in May 2018, China put a communications relay satellite called Queqiao into a loop 65,000 kilometers beyond the moon at Earth-moon Lagrange Point 2, a gravitationally balanced location from whi...

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Polar bears, clean water, the Amazon: Why kids care about climate change

Polar bears, clean water, the Amazon: Why kids care about climate change

The demonstrations are timed to almost coincide with Monday's U.N. Climate Summit in NY, where United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that he wants to see governments and busi...

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NASA captures images of Chandrayaan-2's Moon landing site

NASA captures images of Chandrayaan-2's Moon landing site

India's endeavor at a delicate lunar landing seemed to end in an accident on September 6 (September 7 in India), making it the second bombed moon getting this year. And now, with hours to go before ni...

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Collision between asteroids sparked Earths biodiversity, reveals study

Collision between asteroids sparked Earths biodiversity, reveals study

Over the course of two million years, the debris from the collision headed Earth's way and seeped into the atmosphere, according to the worldwide team of researchers from Sweden and the US. In fact,...

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Merck announces manufacturing strategy for Ebola vaccine

Merck announces manufacturing strategy for Ebola vaccine

The agency is expected to rule on the application by March 14, 2020. In July 2016, the vaccine was granted a Breakthrough Therapy Designation by the FDA. The company is building a new manufacturing si...

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Trump gets victory on California tax return law

Trump gets victory on California tax return law

Vance's office also did not immediately provide a comment. Trump famously (or infamously, depending on who you ask) has bucked more than 40 years of major-party presidential candidates offering up t...

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ISRO thanks all Indians for support after it lost contact with lander

ISRO thanks all Indians for support after it lost contact with lander

It is unknown at what time will the orbiter perform the fly-by. Chandrayaan-2 Lander Vikram: What Next? Hence, the images from NASA's LRO can be crucial to understanding Vikram's situation right...

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EPA Set to End California’s Ability to Regulate Fuel Economy

EPA Set to End California’s Ability to Regulate Fuel Economy

Trump met with senior officials last Thursday and agreed to greenlight the plan to bar California from setting fuel efficiency standards or requiring zero emission vehicles, Reuters reported last week...

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MIT Engineers Have Created the 'Blackest Black' to Ever Black

MIT Engineers Have Created the 'Blackest Black' to Ever Black

In a report by Engadget, the discovery is now being showcased at an art exhibit titled " The Redemption of Vanity " at the New York Stock Exchange, where a 16.78-carat natural yellow diamond has been ...

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Two asteroids to fly safely past Earth

Two asteroids to fly safely past Earth

If NASA does detect a change in their orbit at any time - and if that change poses a threat to Earth - it will flag it on the Torino scale. According to the data available with NASA's JPL Smal...

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Scientists detect gravitational waves from newly born blackhole

The team focused on an event called GW150914 - the very first detection of gravitational waves in September 2015. Whether or not black holes have "hair" has been debated for decades, but Einstein ...

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Deputies: Florida mom found dead in Georgia, 4 kids still missing

According to her, investigators went to the family's home but were unable to find any sign of the them. "The house is empty", Nikki Jones said. On Monday, deputies said Jones has since been found ...

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