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Siamraptor, newly discovered dinosaur, was a ‘shark-toothed’ carnivore

Siamraptor, newly discovered dinosaur, was a ‘shark-toothed’ carnivore

Paleontologists say they have discovered an entirely new species and genus of predatory dinosaur that would have lived in south-east Asia during the Early Cretaceous period (145 million years ago to 1...

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Georgia: Please kill these snake-like fish that can breathe on land

Georgia: Please kill these snake-like fish that can breathe on land

Here's why - the snakehead devours everything in its path. A northern snakehead fish . The snakehead fish can grow up to three feet long and it's known for its dark brown blotchy appearance. "Tha...

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You can help name Saturn's 20 new moons

You can help name Saturn's 20 new moons

Sheppard and his team discovered the moons over the summer using a powerful telescope in Hawaii. The 20 had been discovered by Scott S Sheppard of the Carnegie Institution for Science . The three o...

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No. 3 Bulldogs subdue Vols

No. 3 Bulldogs subdue Vols

But the Volunteers made this one interesting for a while. Tennessee was unable to answer after Cimaglia missed a 47-yard field goal. The Ocala, FL, native connected on 10 of 21 attempts in the fir...

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Peebles, Mayor and Queloz win 2019 Nobel Prize for physics

Peebles, Mayor and Queloz win 2019 Nobel Prize for physics

Notoriously modest and focused on his work, Peebles noted that he's been retired for 20 years but continues to research and teach at a "relaxed rate" because he enjoys it. " I hope that Sheldon and Am...

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Elizabeth Warren talks about losing teaching job over pregnancy

Elizabeth Warren talks about losing teaching job over pregnancy

Warren critics have seized on the issue, noting that it - like with the outcry Warren faced for taking a DNA test previous year to try to prove her past claims of Native American heritage - shows she'...

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Women-only spacewalk rescheduled after smaller spacesuit arrives

Women-only spacewalk rescheduled after smaller spacesuit arrives

Throughout the EVA, live footage was provided courtesy of cameras mounted on the outside of the station, supplemented by additional recording equipment located in the helmets of the suits, which gave ...

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Extinction Rebellion protesters block traffic on busy bridges across Canada

Extinction Rebellion protesters block traffic on busy bridges across Canada

Demonstrators playing steel drums marched through central London on Monday as they kicked off two weeks of activities created to disrupt the city. The country's Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton ...

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Beef grown on ISS in milestone for cultured meat

Beef grown on ISS in milestone for cultured meat

The experiment was marketed as being about devising the astronauts' food of the future. But there are still limits to the types of food that can withstand microgravity. The samples returned to Earth...

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Back-to-Back Meteor Showers Will Hit Night Sky This Week

Back-to-Back Meteor Showers Will Hit Night Sky This Week

The back-to-back meteor showers will give stargazers of all ages several chances to spot shooting stars . This starry sight will be best to view before midnight on October 8. 8 into Wednesday., O...

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Mars' vast saltwater lakes evaporated around 3.3billion years ago

Mars' vast saltwater lakes evaporated around 3.3billion years ago

Curiosity has analyzed other, older rocks on Mars and didn't detect these salts in them. Researchers are using observations from Curiosity to paint a picture of Mars as a watery world, and there's n...

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Saturn overtakes Jupiter as planet with most moons

Saturn overtakes Jupiter as planet with most moons

The observing team that discovered the new moons using the Subaru telescope included Dr Sheppard, David Jewitt of University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and Jan Kleyna of the University of Hawa...

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NASA says faraway world Ultima Thule shaped like 'snowman'

New Horizons was launched from Cape Canaveral nearly exactly 13 years ago in 2006, and previously performed flybys of Jupiter and Pluto in 2007 and 2015 respectively. While Earthlings partied the y...

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Astronauts Return Safely From International Space Station

Astronauts Return Safely From International Space Station

Ovchinin served as commander of the vehicle, while landed safely at 6:59 a.m. EDT in Kazakhstan, according to a news release from NASA. Six hours later, they began their 203-day mission on the station...

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New Horizons survived its flyby of Ultima Thule

New Horizons survived its flyby of Ultima Thule

Ultima Thule's surface reflects light about as much as "garden variety dirt", he said, as the sun's rays are 1,600 times fainter there than on Earth. Scientists believe the icy exterior is probably a...

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Sia suffering from neurological disease

Sia suffering from neurological disease

Although Sia described Ehlers-Danlos syndrome as a neurological disease, it's not typically regarded as such. "I just wanted to say to those of you suffering from pain, whether physical or emotion...

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New organic molecules discovered on Saturn moon Enceladus

New organic molecules discovered on Saturn moon Enceladus

So, scientists have to look for the tiniest clues that hint that life is possible, and organic compounds that make up amino acids are part of that complex puzzle. " If the conditions are right, these ...

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NASA's InSight mission tunes in to the odd sounds of Mars

NASA's InSight mission tunes in to the odd sounds of Mars

Interested in NASA? Add NASA as an interest to stay up to date on the latest NASA news, video, and analysis from ABC News. NASA states that scientists would further analyze how these seismic waves o...

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What's that sound? A

What's that sound? A "Marsquake" heard by NASA

NASA's InSight tool continues to gather information about the internal structure of Mars . The InSight team has been able to figure out how to separate the quakes from other noises and has com...

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Weighing whales isn't easy, but drones are helping

Weighing whales isn't easy, but drones are helping

This approach, according to the researchers, could be used to estimate the size of other marine mammals where alternative and more invasive methods aren't feasible or desirable. "The use of drones t...

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Rock band Kiss to perform under the sea for great white sharks

Rock band Kiss to perform under the sea for great white sharks

KISS , pictured here performing in Oslo, Norway, in June, is scheduled to perform underwater in Australia in November. The band, using underwater speakers, will begin to play, and the sound will b...

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New law is creating confusion for athletes: NCAA on California Bill

New law is creating confusion for athletes: NCAA on California Bill

This bill allows student-athletes in the state of California to profit from endorsements and the use of their image without losing their scholarship. S.B. With the NCAA banking serious cash, many pe...

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International Astronomical Union Names Asteroid After Classical Musician Pandit Jasraj

International Astronomical Union Names Asteroid After Classical Musician Pandit Jasraj

Not only that, according to IAU guidelines, the discoverer is also supposed to write a short citation whereby they are required to give explanation to reasons as to why they are assigning the name. "H...

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Astronauts Are Leaving the International Space Station

Astronauts Are Leaving the International Space Station

On Sept. 25, Meir became the third Mainer, and first ME woman, to go into space when the Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft carried her from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space S...

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NASA InSight Lander Gives Hint Of How Mars Quakes Sound

NASA InSight Lander Gives Hint Of How Mars Quakes Sound

Since docking on the Red Planet in December, the InSight lander's sensitive seismometer has kept an ear to the ground , listening for "marsquakes". The Moon's crust, however, stays damaged and the ...

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Elon Musk Unveils SpaceX's Newest Mars-Colonizing Spacecraft

Elon Musk Unveils SpaceX's Newest Mars-Colonizing Spacecraft

On Saturday night (Sept. 28th), Elon Musk delivered an update about SpaceX's next generation rocket, called Starship . "The critical breakthrough that's needed for us to become a spacefaring ci...

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Toronto under severe thunderstorm warning after warm October day

Toronto under severe thunderstorm warning after warm October day

The agency said the thunderstorms will likely move through portions of the GTA late in the afternoon bringing damaging winds as well as torrential downpours, lightening and hail. Environment Canada ex...

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Kane says Spurs win is 'massive statement' after tough spell

Kane says Spurs win is 'massive statement' after tough spell

Having taken an early lead through Tanguy Ndombele's fierce strike, the hosts were reduced to 10 men after Serge Aurier picked up two yellow cards in four minutes. Kane dismissed a question relating...

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Spitzer Spots a Starry Region Bursting With Bubbles

Spitzer Spots a Starry Region Bursting With Bubbles

A new image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope reveals the Milky Way's Aquila region to be a bustling field of stars sending bubbly bursts of dust and gas out in colorful bursts. Four bow shocks, r...

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NASA offers opportunity to

NASA offers opportunity to "Send Your Name to Mars"

According to Dr Jim Green, who is involved with both missions, it is possible that at least one of them will discover the long-anticipated evidence. "It will start a whole new line of thinking". "Ca...

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Planet Nine Mystery Could Be Caused by a Black Hole Say Scientists

Planet Nine Mystery Could Be Caused by a Black Hole Say Scientists

Could the effects of a hypothetical " Planet Nine " which astronomers have been searching for since 2016 actually be caused by a black hole lurking on the edge of the solar system? Some facts ab...

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Caught in the act: A black hole rips apart a star

Caught in the act: A black hole rips apart a star

Astronomers have been doing a fantastic job this year of giving us a whole lot of what we want to see from outer space: Mainly black holes doing insane black-hole stuff. TESS screens enormous swaths...

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What If Planet Nine Is A Bowling Ball-Size Black Hole?

What If Planet Nine Is A Bowling Ball-Size Black Hole?

Authors Jakub Scholtz and James Unwin , both physics PhDs, urge us to consider the notion of a relatively close black hole. Super-Earths are planets with a mass greater than Earth's, but substantia...

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Met Éireann monitoring Hurricane Lorenzo

Met Éireann monitoring Hurricane Lorenzo

According to the National Hurricane Center Dorian is forecasted to strike the U.S.as a Category 4 storm . A Hurricane warning is in impact for much of the northwestern Bahamas as it gets struck with...

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Federal election 2019 roundup: Protesters dog Justin Trudeau on climate march

Federal election 2019 roundup: Protesters dog Justin Trudeau on climate march

Meanwhile, Trudeau on Friday defended the approval of the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project and said his government had a "national climate plan that will reduce our emissions an...

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