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Hubble telescope spots 'northern lights' on Saturn

Hubble telescope spots 'northern lights' on Saturn

Because the atmosphere of the gaseous planets is dominated by hydrogen, these auroras can only be seen in ultraviolet wavelengths . Auroras, also called the northern lights, are caused by magnetic ...

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PM says government committed to Trans Mountain, carbon tax

PM says government committed to Trans Mountain, carbon tax

Once the board issues a new recommendation to cabinet, the federal government will have to redo its final phase of consultation with all the affected First Nations along the pipeline route. Notley cal...

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Australia unveils starfish-killing robot to protect Barrier Reef

Deposed Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has officially resigned from parliament, sparking a by-election for his Sydney seat that could threaten the government's one-seat majority. In 2016, ...

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Meghan McCain Takes Aim At Trump In Eulogy For John McCain

Meghan McCain Takes Aim At Trump In Eulogy For John McCain

Then, it rose in anger. "As Joe Lieberman said , it was John's instinct", Obama said, referring to McCain's friend and former colleague in the Senate, who also delivered a eulogy. "John called us...

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Global Warming may Cause Insects to Eat More Crops

Global Warming may Cause Insects to Eat More Crops

A new study also suggests that temperate regions will be hit hardest by the insect pests in the future. Researchers estimate that crop losses from insects will rise by 10 to 25 percent with per degree...

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Unstoppable monster galaxy puzzles and enlightens astronomers

Unstoppable monster galaxy puzzles and enlightens astronomers

Most theoretical studies predicted this would result in "some kind of a disordered train wreck", Yun said in a statement . He added that they observed that this gas disk is dynamically unstable now...

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Google, Harvard to use machine learning to predict earthquake aftershock locations

Google, Harvard to use machine learning to predict earthquake aftershock locations

Earlier this week, researchers from Harvard University and Google published a study in the journal Nature that details how deep learning techniques could allow for extremely accurate natural ...

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Endangered olive ridley sea turtles found dead off Mexico

Endangered olive ridley sea turtles found dead off Mexico

The news comes just days after another 113 sea turtles, most of which were also olive ridleys, washed ashore in Mexico's Chiapas state approximately 100 miles to the east. The Olive Ridley turtles, ...

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Air leaks from International Space Station, astronauts safe

Air leaks from International Space Station, astronauts safe

A leak was spotted on the ISS by NASA after a "meteorite crash" smashed into it and ripped a hole in the station. Both NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) argued the breach was not unsafe...

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Air leaking from Russian side of International Space Station

Air leaking from Russian side of International Space Station

NASA and the Russian space agency Roscosmos operate the orbiting space lab along with the European Space Agency , Japan's JAXA and the Canadian Space Agency. He said the fracture was found on the...

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Water spotted at Jupiter's Great Red Spot

Water spotted at Jupiter's Great Red Spot

Group Gordon Bjoraker (Gordon Bjoraker), astrophysics from space flight Center name Goddard NASA conducted observations of the Great red spot on Jupiter . However, recent data obtained by the ...

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Public Knowledge Welcomes California Open Internet Bill to Restore Net Neutrality Protections

Public Knowledge Welcomes California Open Internet Bill to Restore Net Neutrality Protections

The Post notes that the bill's goal is to make California the leader of the increasing backlash from states toward the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). It also stops internet service provide...

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Hot Saturday, storms north of I-70

Hot Saturday, storms north of I-70

Highs in the mid to upper 80s with a heat index that will make it feel like the 90s. Expect a few showers and storms over the coastal waters early this morning and they'll push onshore by late morning...

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Astronaut Robb Kulin quits Nasa halfway through training

Astronaut Robb Kulin quits Nasa halfway through training

He had seemed destined for an out-of-this world career, one of 12 people chosen from 18,300 applicants to train as a Nasa astronaut with his sights set on potential missions to the moon, Mars and beyo...

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Tropical disturbance will bring increased rain chances closer to Labor Day

Tropical disturbance will bring increased rain chances closer to Labor Day

The system is located approximately 130 miles southeast of the southernmost Cabo Verde Islands. The Met Éireann representative also mentioned that if such a storm does hit the North Atlantic, to the...

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International Space Station leak:

International Space Station leak: "Minute pressure leak" detected Wednesday evening

The leak was slow and posed no danger to people on board, according to NASA , with mission control deciding that crew members could sleep before locating it. The International Space Station orbits ...

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Tropical Storm Miriam Forecast to Miss Hawai'i

Tropical Storm Miriam Forecast to Miss Hawai'i

Thursday morning the National Hurricane Center issued the first advisory for Potential Tropical Cyclone Six . With the peak of hurricane season close at hand, there are signs that the tropical At...

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Astronauts are repairing a hole on wall of International Space Station

A small air leak has developed on the Russian side of the International Space Station . The leak was detected Wednesday night - possibly from a micrometeorite strike - resulting in a small loss of ...

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Tiny pressure leak discovered on International Space Station, NASA says

Tiny pressure leak discovered on International Space Station, NASA says

The official said air was being sucked out through a 1.5mm fracture, which may have been caused by a micrometeorite impact. The leak was discovered at around 7 p.m., (EDT) Wednesday, by flight contr...

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Facebook Recommits to Renewable Energy With 2020 Pledge

Facebook Recommits to Renewable Energy With 2020 Pledge

The announcement was made by the official statement of the company and also accompanies the initiative to reduce by at least 75 percent emissions of greenhouse gases in the same period. He added t...

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Hurricane Lane's eye seen in dramatic video as storm churns toward Hawaii

Hurricane Lane's eye seen in dramatic video as storm churns toward Hawaii

Among the hard-hit areas was the upscale Reed's Island neighborhood in Hilo, where county firefighters responded Thursday afternoon to a request for help from a family of five that was trapped in ...

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Tornado warnings in effect for parts of the province

Tornado warnings in effect for parts of the province

Tornado warnings began ending in the Barrie area around 8:30, while those for Orillia and through Washago ended shortly after 9pm. However, there are still heat and severe thunderstorm warnings, as we...

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Hidden figures: Katherine Johnson clocks 100, honoured with life-size statue

Hidden figures: Katherine Johnson clocks 100, honoured with life-size statue

The institution said that the scholarship of $100,000 also named in her honour would also award students majoring in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). "I'm just lucky, the Lord...

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Kid you not: Goats can read your face

Kid you not: Goats can read your face

Research also shows that dogs and horses prefer a smile to a frown. A paper published August 29, in Royal Society Open Science indicates that domesticated goats are pretty tuned in to our facial...

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BBC journalist hit by tree while reporting on Hurricane Lane | Sunday Tribune

BBC journalist hit by tree while reporting on Hurricane Lane | Sunday Tribune

And inside grocery stores across the Hawaiian Islands , people are hoarding water, toilet paper and Spam. Hawaii's Big Island is being battered by heavy rainfall, wind and "catastrophic flooding"...

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SE - Goats prefer happy people

SE - Goats prefer happy people

According to the team, the happy faces got greater interactions from the goats, who were more eager to approach and explore the images with their snouts. The person who gave the goats their pasta main...

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NASA Creates Glowing Map That Shows Dust Clouds Across Earth

NASA Creates Glowing Map That Shows Dust Clouds Across Earth

After viewing the raw data from these satellites, NASA then turned to its Goddard Earth Observing System Forward Processing model to process the data. This image was created entirely with mathematic...

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Hawaii still assessing damage from storm

Hawaii still assessing damage from storm

Hawaiian Telcom's Field Operations team has begun conducting damage assessments where it is safe to do so. "People are exhausted of being wet". County workers are being dispatched Monday to check-o...

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Isro in quest of three astronauts for manned mission

Isro in quest of three astronauts for manned mission

The spacecraft will be placed in a low earth orbit of 300-400 km. The second unmanned test in 36 months. The human space flight will take 16 minutes to reach the orbit where it will stay for five to s...

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John McCain: White House urged to lower flags for senator

John McCain: White House urged to lower flags for senator

Gonzalez will be one of the 6 men selected to carry McCain's casket at his funeral on Thursday - and tells TMZ Sports the late Arizona senator had been planning out the event for months. McCain was ...

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Gov. Brown Signs Bail Reform Bill

Gov. Brown Signs Bail Reform Bill

The California Money Bail Reform Act will replace bail with a risk-assessment system, which will determine a defendant's risk to public safety and probability of that suspect missing a court date rath...

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Heat warning, severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Montreal

Heat warning, severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Montreal

Tuesday is likely to be especially muggy, with humidex values in the low forties. "A cold front will move through late Wednesday bringing an end to the heat event", the federal agency said. It will ...

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Air pollution may harm cognitive intelligence, study says

Air pollution may harm cognitive intelligence, study says

Researchers conducted the study in China and looked at the relationship between cognitive test scores and short-term and long-term exposure to dirty air. "Our study shows a persistent negative effect ...

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Heat Advisory In Effect As Heat Wave Hits Maryland

Heat Advisory In Effect As Heat Wave Hits Maryland

Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Another warm start and another Heat Advisory for the heart of Metro Detroit on your Tuesday . "Warm and humid conditions expected...

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Hurricane Lane Appears Headed Toward Hawaii

Hurricane Lane Appears Headed Toward Hawaii

All after-school activities statewide are canceled for the rest of the week. Hurricane Lane spun slowly through the Pacific toward Hawaii on Friday, losing power as it was downgraded to a Category...

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