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Hole In Ozone Layer Now Smallest Since Its Discovery, NASA Says

Hole In Ozone Layer Now Smallest Since Its Discovery, NASA Says

The elevated temperatures have slowed down the ozone depletion, keeping the hole at its small size, NASA explained in a video below. The hole was first discovered in 1985 after the amount of ozone d...

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Breakthrough Gene-Editing Tool is Better Than CRISPR

Breakthrough Gene-Editing Tool is Better Than CRISPR

The new technique is called " prime editing ", and was developed by researchers from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, who published their findings Monday in the journal Nature . "You can thi...

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Bezos' Blue Origin Creates Team to Build Lunar Lander for NASA

Bezos' Blue Origin Creates Team to Build Lunar Lander for NASA

Lockheed Martin will provide the ascent element, the vehicle that carries the crew cabin down to the surface and back to the the Gateway . Blue Origin calls this group, consisting of four different ...

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Astronauts who participated in first all-female spacewalk in history speak

Astronauts who participated in first all-female spacewalk in history speak

Today (Oct. 21), following their landmark achievement, Koch and Meir addressed the media via webcast and shared their excitement about NASA's Artemis program and their dreams of setting foot on the ...

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Weakened Nestor makes landfall in Florida; brings heavy rains to Southeast

Weakened Nestor makes landfall in Florida; brings heavy rains to Southeast

The latest forecast from the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, "At 700 AM CDT, satellite imagery, NOAA Doppler weather radar data, and surface observations indicate that the center of Tropical Stor...

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How to watch the Orionid meteor shower 2019 in Norfolk and Suffolk

How to watch the Orionid meteor shower 2019 in Norfolk and Suffolk

Don't let this one pass you by. Here's everything you need to know about the Orionids, including when they are and what time is best to watch them. Meteor showers occur when cosmic debris from ast...

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Thunberg calls for climate action in Alberta but doesn't talk oilsands

Thunberg calls for climate action in Alberta but doesn't talk oilsands

Alberta has the world's third largest oil reserves in the world. A 2018 Stanford University study ranked the Canadian oil industry's upstream emissions as the fourth largest in the world. Late last m...

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'This is Surprising': Researchers Find California Quakes Have Awakened Quiet Fault Line

All earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 and greater in the Ridgecrest area July 4 to August 15, 2019, are shown as gray circles. This was followed the next day by more than 100,000 aftershocks. Satelli...

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U.S. Astronauts Embark On The First All-Female Spacewalk

U.S. Astronauts Embark On The First All-Female Spacewalk

They paused to take a phone call from President Donald Trump. "You're very courageous people", Trump told them as they wrapped up their spacewalk. At a media briefing before the spacewalk, NASA Admi...

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards showcase remarkable animal drama

Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards showcase remarkable animal drama

The winning images for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019 were announced on October 15, and a shot of standoff between a Tibetan fox and a marmot leads the list. The Young Wildlife Photogra...

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NOAA's winter outlook points towards winter with active pattern

NOAA's winter outlook points towards winter with active pattern

The Climate Prediction Center said its outlook for a warmer and wetter winter is mainly based on the absence of dominant weather patterns, such as El Niño or La Niña. This covers the months of Decem...

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NASA's Hubble telescope spots interstellar visitor

The background: An amateur astronomer from Crimea first discovered 21/Borisov in late August , and subsequent analysis of its trajectory and velocity confirmed it did not originate from the solar sy...

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Tropical Storm Warning issued for Louisiana coast

Tropical Storm Warning issued for Louisiana coast

The system is racing northeastward at 22 miles per hour with maximum sustained winds of 60 miles per hour, and AccuWeather meteorologists say its quick-forward speed will limit how much strengthen...

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Tropical Storm Nestor forms in Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Storm Nestor forms in Gulf of Mexico

People should stay alert to the latest on the storm's strength and projected track. Wind: tropical storm conditions are expected to first reach the coast within the warning area by Friday afternoon,...

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Space station’s 2 women prep for 1st all-female spacewalk

Space station’s 2 women prep for 1st all-female spacewalk

Koch was one of the astronauts scheduled for the original all-female spacewalk. Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir, who are also on the International Space Station (ISS) will step outside th...

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SpaceX Wants to Launch 30000 More Starlink Satellites

SpaceX Wants to Launch 30000 More Starlink Satellites

That number is in addition to the 12,000 satellites already approved by the ITU and FCC. SpaceX is planning to launch 30,000 satellites for the Starlink network. It also ensures that operators aro...

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Tropical storm warnings issued for Gulf Coast states

Tropical storm warnings issued for Gulf Coast states

That will mean the heaviest rain and strongest winds stay offshore. The latest computer model forecasts suggest that we could have either a tropical depression or a tropical storm in the western Gulf ...

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First All-Woman Spacewalk on October 18

Eastern. The spacewalk is scheduled to begin at about 7:50 a.m. NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch are set to conduct the first spacewalk to be performed by two women on Friday, Oct. Th...

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Footage shows whales using bubbles to trap prey

Just as humans use fishing nets to capture scaley snacks, humpback whales rely on bubbles from their blowholes to round up dinner. The animals have always been known to use bubble "nets" to trap pre...

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China's upgraded lunar rover drives on moon's far side — China Focus

China's upgraded lunar rover drives on moon's far side — China Focus

The lander sent back images taken shortly after its touchdown as well as a photo of the rover slowly rolling across the dusty lunar surface . The spacecrafts are aptly named after the legend of the...

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ON YOUR SIDE Forecast: Wednesday afternoon

ON YOUR SIDE Forecast: Wednesday afternoon

News 12 meteorologists say between 1 to 3 inches of rainfall are possible during tonight's storm. Periods of heavy rain are expected around 11 PM Wednesday and continue through 4 AM Thursday...

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NASA's New and Improved Artemis Spacesuits Unveiled

NASA's New and Improved Artemis Spacesuits Unveiled

NASA plans to test the Orion suit on the International Space Station. It will also modify them for future Mars missions. Kristine Dans bends down to pick up a rock during a demonstration of the mob...

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Interstellar Comet with a Familiar Look

Interstellar Comet with a Familiar Look

The paper, which got published on Monday, October 14 has confirmed that Comet Borisov has come from outside our solar system and provides preliminary evidence which suggests that the celestial objec...

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Nasa 'ignored' signs of life on Mars in 1970s

Nasa 'ignored' signs of life on Mars in 1970s

The outcomes had been confirmed in a reproduction test by one other craft 4,000 miles away. Levin has been critical of NASA for not following up the results. NASA despatched two separate Viking orb...

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NASA moves up first all-woman spacewalk to fix power unit

NASA moves up first all-woman spacewalk to fix power unit

In an interview here during a media event for Sierra Nevada Corporation's Dream Chaser cargo vehicle, Kirk Shireman, NASA ISS program manager, said the BCDU units were turned off before an October 11 ...

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NASA satellite launches to explore where air meets space

NASA satellite launches to explore where air meets space

The first launch alternative around 9:30 was skipped on account of communication points between the ground team at Cape Canaveral and the plane. Rather than launching atop a rocket from the ground, IC...

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Minot Police Department shows support for breast cancer

Minot Police Department shows support for breast cancer

The city of Steamboat Springs is shining pink in October to raise awareness of breast cancer . Ezuma also advocated for free testing and also good hygiene and nutrition that would help women remain...

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NASA Asteroid 2019: 144-Foot NEO Flies By Earth On Tuesday

NASA Asteroid 2019: 144-Foot NEO Flies By Earth On Tuesday

According to the agency, this asteroid has an estimated diameter of about 144 feet. A huge asteroid is about to skim past Earth at its closest approach in 115 years. Occasionally, its orbit intersec...

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Climate protesters from Extinction Rebellion scale Jacques Cartier Bridge

Climate protesters from Extinction Rebellion scale Jacques Cartier Bridge

Founded in Britain past year, the movement, also known as XR, now has chapters in some 50 countries. Extinction Rebellion Quebec says it has more actions planned in Montreal on Tuesday. Hundreds w...

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Scientists Discover 20 New Moons Around Saturn

One of the newly discovered retrograde moons is the furthest of all the known 82 moons around Saturn. The outer moons in the new observations appear to be grouped into three distinct clusters, base...

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Full, Hunter's moon rising this weekend

Full, Hunter's moon rising this weekend

Keep your eyes on the evening sky Sunday as the Hunter's Moon will rise overhead for a colorful show that's ideal for this time of year. The full Hunter's Moon, which is a cool name for a full moo...

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Saturn surpasses Jupiter as 'moon king'

Saturn surpasses Jupiter as 'moon king'

On the other hand, the remaining three moons remain in the same direction as the planet with a ring moves on. They are so pale, they lie just about at the detection threshold for the Subaru telescope,...

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Nobel Prize in physics awarded for cosmic discoveries

We don't know what sort of kind, ' Mayor mentioned on Tuesday as he arrived in Madrid for a scientific talking engagement. Nobel glory this year comes with a 9-million kronor ($918,000) cash award...

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Loch Ness monster hunt continues as scientists turn to DNA sampling

Loch Ness monster hunt continues as scientists turn to DNA sampling

If Nessie really is out there, she won't be able to hide from us for much longer. Now, a team of scientists has decided they don't need to rely on their eyes, but instead on DNA analysis. While findin...

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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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