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Biggest Explosion in the Universe Spotted by Astronomers

Biggest Explosion in the Universe Spotted by Astronomers

Now, astronomers have detected what they believe is the largest explosion ever observed by humans, and it took place in a cluster of galaxies almost 400 million light-years away, BGR reported. Ast...

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Greta Thunberg says sexually explicit decal shows desperation, and activists are winning

Greta Thunberg says sexually explicit decal shows desperation, and activists are winning

The 17-year-old Thunberg has tweeted a story written about the cartoon, adding that it shows climate activists are winning. Greta defiantly said of the cartoon: 'They are starting to get more and ...

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Biggest explosion in universe`s history detected by telescopes

Biggest explosion in universe`s history detected by telescopes

The biggest cosmic explosion in recorded history was detected about 390 million light years from Earth and it made a dent in surrounding space that could fit 15 Milky Way galaxies . The explosion...

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New Yorkers rankled on first day of statewide plastic-bag ban

New Yorkers rankled on first day of statewide plastic-bag ban

Even if the measure should not be applied until 2021, the Parliament of the European Union ratified in March 2019 the ban on many consumer plastic products, including straws, cotton swabs, plastic cut...

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Showers and snow forecast as UK emerges from wettest February on record

Showers and snow forecast as UK emerges from wettest February on record

Meanwhile, there were no reported evacuations in deluged towns in East Yorkshire for the first night since the flooding started. By lunchtime on Sunday, 84 flood warnings remained in place across E...

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Large exoplanet 'could have the right conditions for life'

Large exoplanet 'could have the right conditions for life'

This exoplanet was first spotted by NASA's Kepler space telescope in 2015 but at the time, it was hard to determine the planet's potential to host life. "This allowed them to obtain the rang...

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Ride-hailing increases emissions, contributes to climate pollution

Ride-hailing increases emissions, contributes to climate pollution

This dramatic increase in emissions comes in part from "deadheading", the increased miles a driver travels waiting for a ride request or picking up a passenger. Lyft has also unveiled a carbon-offset ...

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Cannibalism on rise among polar bears

Cannibalism on rise among polar bears

At the presentation, Mordvintsev suggested the changes could be due to several reasons, including lack of food. PBI, which is made up of conservationists, scientists, and volunteers, is concerned th...

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Rio Tinto posts best earnings since 2011

Rio Tinto posts best earnings since 2011

Rio Tinto , however, is headed for another showdown with shareholder activists this year after Market Forces, a subsidiary of Friends of the Earth, lodged a resolution seeking to compel the miner to s...

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Goldberg Alludes To Potential Leg Injury In Post-WWE Super ShowDown Interview

Goldberg Alludes To Potential Leg Injury In Post-WWE Super ShowDown Interview

Super Showdown ended in shocking fashion as Goldberg reclaimed the Universal Championship with a victory over "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt . Seth Rollins was WWE Universal Champion going into WWE Cro...

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Community News, Photos, Events & Deals on Mobile

Community News, Photos, Events & Deals on Mobile

The California Department of Public Health confirmed that the person is a resident of Solano County. UC Davis Health officials say the woman was transferred to their facility from a Vacaville hosp...

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Over 1,970 Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in China, Death Toll at 56

Over 1,970 Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in China, Death Toll at 56

China says it's fighting a people's war against the new coronavirus. It's already killed 56 people in China, and infected more than 2,000 people, majority in China. The virus originated in the central...

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Astronomer Discovers Mini-Moon Orbiting Earth

Astronomer Discovers Mini-Moon Orbiting Earth

On discovery night, Wierzchos and Catalina research specialist Theodore Pruyne happened to be at the telescope, Wierzchos said . An orbit simulator based off MPC data showed the object orbiti...

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Climate campaigners win Heathrow expansion case

Climate campaigners win Heathrow expansion case

Some unfortunate lawyer, somewhere along the line, advised that ministers should actively avoid taking the Paris agreement into account . The judges also said Mr Grayling failed to take account of ...

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China comprehensively bans illegal wildlife trade over Coronavirus outbreak

China comprehensively bans illegal wildlife trade over Coronavirus outbreak

He said that the termination of wildlife trade and consumption will be a "challenging exercise", since many animal parts are used as ingredients for Chinese medicines, reported UDN . Earlier, dur...

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Equinor abandons plans to drill for oil in Great Australian Bight

Equinor abandons plans to drill for oil in Great Australian Bight

However, it has now come out and said that the project is no longer "commercially competitive" after a "holistic review of its exploration portfolio", according to the ABC . In a statement, Ritter co...

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Coal exports still likely in 2050:Albanese

Coal exports still likely in 2050:Albanese

Asked whether he was not ruling out a net zero emissions target by 2050, Senator Cormann said: "Right now, I'm not ruling anything in or ruling anything out". After question time, the Labor leader, A...

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Groundbreaking NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson dies at 101

Groundbreaking NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson dies at 101

Katherine Johnson was an essential member of the team that calculated and controlled the trajectory of John Glenn's space capsule in flight for the Friendship 7 mission . She also worked on the ...

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Artist JMW Turner replaces Adam Smith on new United Kingdom banknote

Artist JMW Turner replaces Adam Smith on new United Kingdom banknote

You can still use the old £ 20 notes for the next six months, ahead of its legal tender status being withdrawn. "I am very grateful to everyone across the cash industry who has made this transition p...

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Airburst-Causing Asteroid Currently Headed For Earth — NASA Alert

Airburst-Causing Asteroid Currently Headed For Earth — NASA Alert

A better option would be to use a 'kinetic impactor, ' such as a rocket or large projectile to knock the asteroid off course, similar to hitting a billiard ball with a cue. Asteroid 99942 Apophis , w...

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Met Office snow warning for LONDON: Capital to see snow deluge TOMORROW

Met Office snow warning for LONDON: Capital to see snow deluge TOMORROW

He told Sky's Sophy Ridge on Sunday: "It's not true that the Prime Minister's not been engaged in this". As well as the severe flood warning for Shrewsbury, the EA had issued 92 flood warnings and 1...

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Ancient methane unlikely to cause massive greenhouse gas release

Ancient methane unlikely to cause massive greenhouse gas release

To find out whether a spike in old methane could have triggered ancient bouts of warming, the researchers looked to ice sheets in Antarctica that trapped air bubbles, including small amounts of methan...

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Bloomberg says 3 women can be released from NDAs

The Washington Post reported on February 15 on complaints that women have made about Bloomberg, including a former saleswoman who alleged that he told her to "kill it" when she told him that she was...

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Sydney water restrictions to ease from 1 March following downpour

Sydney water restrictions to ease from 1 March following downpour

Bushfire ash also contains nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorous which can stimulate the growth of cyanobacteria also called blue-green algae. But NSW Greens MP Cate Faehrmann said it was hard ...

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Here’s how MIT wants to save Earth from killer asteroids

It's not a matter of if a large asteroid hits Earth - it's when. Yet it's not clear how these asteroids will impact the earth's atmosphere. The subsequent asteroid that may get with reference to e...

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Space X Prepares To Launch 4 Private Citizens Into Orbit

Space X Prepares To Launch 4 Private Citizens Into Orbit

They won't actually go to the ISS, like the Soyuz missions that Space Adventures has flown previously, but will instead fly higher than any previous private citizen has flown before during a trip to s...

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Flood warnings remain in place with more rain to come

Flood warnings remain in place with more rain to come

The Environment Agency said that as of Tuesday afternoon, almost 600 properties had been flooded across England. "Support and coordination from all emergency services has been excellent". Met Office...

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Scientists know how to generate electricity out of air

Scientists know how to generate electricity out of air

But despite those additional details, electrical engineer and research lead Jun Yao wasn't afraid to claim that the team is "literally making electricity out of thin air". "The moment we get to ...

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Via to partly resume Quebec City-Ottawa service as protests continue

Via Rail has announced a partial resumption of train traffic on the corridor between Ottawa, Montréal and Québec City Thursday morning but nearly all of its other service remains cancelled, including ...

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NASA awards $3 million to four projects that may become official missions

NASA awards $3 million to four projects that may become official missions

NASA has broken up a handful of enemies to deal with the weather, and cost researchers continue to make recommendations by selecting multiple missions one after the other so that the typical two-year ...

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SpaceX Dragon in Florida Ahead of Human Spaceflight

SpaceX Dragon in Florida Ahead of Human Spaceflight

In January, founder of the SpaceX company Elon Musk said that the company's first manned spacecraft Crew Dragon would be launched in the second quarter of this year. SpaceX did not give a launch d...

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Scientists have worked out how to generate electricity from thin air

Air-gen is the invention of electrical engineer Jun Yao and microbiologist Derek Lovley. The so-called Air-gen technology links electrodes with electrically conductive protein nanowires synt...

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Candy, cheese soar to International Space Station to satisfy crew cravings

Candy, cheese soar to International Space Station to satisfy crew cravings

Northrop Grumman launched its Cygnus capsule from the Virginia seashore. Besides the usual experiments and gear, the Cygnus holds cheeses, fresh fruit and vegetables, chocolate and various gummy ...

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Stardust or star bust? Betelgeuse’s dimming light puzzles astronomers

Thanks to the VLT's extreme adaptive optics, the telescope can correct atmospheric turbulence to provide super-sharp images. In a new image captured with the European Southern Observatory's Very L...

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China may postpone annual congress because of virus

China may postpone annual congress because of virus

Health authorities in Taiwan are scouring travel histories, phone records and security camera footage in an effort to map out everyone who came into contact with a taxi driver who became Taiwan's fi...

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