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Trump likely to back extended drilling ban off Florida Gulf coast

Trump likely to back extended drilling ban off Florida Gulf coast

The moratorium on drilling is set to expire in 2022. For the federal budget year beginning October 1, the White House said, Trump asked Congress for $250 million in annual funding to accelerate cons...

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Tropical Storm Rene forms...will remain harmlessly out to sea

Tropical Storm Rene forms...will remain harmlessly out to sea

Tropical Storms Rene and Paulette can be seen over the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami said Tropical Storm Rene is bringing tropi...

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Trump claims environmental progress, but he's weakened rules

Trump claims environmental progress, but he's weakened rules

An NBC/Marist poll on Tuesday showed Trump and Biden tied in Florida with each getting the support of 48 percent of likely voters. "Trump is the great environmentalist", he added. "Offshore oil dril...

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Extinction Rebellion newspaper protest: Twenty-six charged

The review could lead to XR being treated as an organised crime group, sources said, as part of a clampdown on its activities. Some newsagents' shelves were left empty on the morning of Saturday 5 S...

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Chandrayaan-3 launch likely to take place in early 2021: Jitendra Singh

Chandrayaan-3 launch likely to take place in early 2021: Jitendra Singh

Notably, although the contact has been lost with Chandrayaan-2's lander and rover, the orbiter is still doing its job and orbiting the Moon on a polar orbit at an altitude of 100 km, conducting high...

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Asteroid approaching: A

Asteroid approaching: A "probable danger" 2010 FR asteroid flies over Earth today

It is classified as a risky asteroid (PHA) and near-Earth object (NEO). "The full moon wasn't too far into the sky, so the image was taken under less than ideal conditions: despite this, the asteroi...

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SpaceX launches 12th Starlink mission, touts 100 Mbps download speeds

SpaceX launches 12th Starlink mission, touts 100 Mbps download speeds

Starlink will deliver high-speed broadband internet to locations where access has been unreliable, expensive, or completely unavailable, according to SpaceX. This means that we're checking how fast da...

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SC to hear plea regarding JEE and NEET exams

SC to hear plea regarding JEE and NEET exams

The review plea has been filed by ministers from West Bengal (Moloy Ghatak), Jharkhand (Rameshwar Oraon), Rajasthan (Raghu Sharma), Chhattisgarh (Amarjeet Bhagat), Punjab (BS Sidhu) and Maharashtra...

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Is Moon Rusting? Scientists Puzzled to Find Earth as Exact Cause

Is Moon Rusting? Scientists Puzzled to Find Earth as Exact Cause

The Moon is a awful environment for hematite to form in", said Shuai Li , a planetary scientist at the University of Hawaii, in a recent statement . As more haematite exists on the lunar nearside, t...

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Astronomers Detected Most Powerful And Strangest Two Black Holes

Astronomers Detected Most Powerful And Strangest Two Black Holes

In the latest discovery, LIGO and Virgo detected only 4 waves from the spiraling black holes whose frequencies reached 30 to 80 Hz in a tenth of a second. These range from hundreds of thousands, t...

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Pope prays for Lebanon during 1st public audience in months

Pope prays for Lebanon during 1st public audience in months

Around 500 people gathered in the San Damaso courtyard at the Vatican to see the Pope. It was a major blow to the people of Lebanon, who already were dealing with severe political and economic cha...

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China carries out secretive launch of 'reusable experimental spacecraft'

China carries out secretive launch of 'reusable experimental spacecraft'

China said in 2017 that it aimed to test reusable spacecraft by 2020. He keeps in mind that a spaceplane launch falls in line with China's mentioned objectives for area expedition. A wind space vehic...

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Deformed disc in the Orion constellation may birth even weirder planets

Deformed disc in the Orion constellation may birth even weirder planets

It consists of two stars, locked in orbit around each other at a distance of roughly one astronomical unit (the average distance between Earth and the Sun), with a third star orbiting the pair on ...

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Japanese H-2A rocket successfully launches UAE Mars probe

Japanese H-2A rocket successfully launches UAE Mars probe

The UAE's ambassador to the United States Yousef Al Otaiba hosted a virtual "launch party" on Zoom in the hour leading up to the launch. It is only once every two years that the two planets come into ...

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JEE exams begin today with precautions amid coronavirus pandemic

JEE exams begin today with precautions amid coronavirus pandemic

Sharing the announcement over twitter, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said, "Supporting students appearing for NEET & JEE exams, Railways has permitted them, and their guardians to travel by special s...

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Two Asteroids To Safely Fly Past Earth On Tuesday

Two Asteroids To Safely Fly Past Earth On Tuesday

An asteroid is designated a "near Earth object" if it arrives within just a variety of close to 50 million kilometres. Even though this asteroid is passing very close to the earth, the probability o...

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NASA Test Northrop Grumman Booster Chosen to Power SLS Rocket

NASA Test Northrop Grumman Booster Chosen to Power SLS Rocket

NASA will be evaluating data gathered during this test and using it as they work with Northrop Grumman to complete development of the Artemis I spacecraft, an unmanned mission that will use twin SL...

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Antarctica mystery: Origins of 'The Thing' fossil unravelled by scientists

Antarctica mystery: Origins of 'The Thing' fossil unravelled by scientists

Scientists in the U.S. believe they are closer to solving the mystery of what a peculiar large fossil found in the Antarctic in 2011 could be, saying it is likely to be an enormous soft-shell egg la...

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Astronomers detect gravitational waves from the most massive black hole merger yet

Astronomers detect gravitational waves from the most massive black hole merger yet

The findings were published in two papers in the journal Physical Review Letters and the Astrophysical Journal Letters . Because of the mass, the GW190521 signal was nearly entirely dominated by ...

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When to see the Full Corn Moon over West Berkshire

When to see the Full Corn Moon over West Berkshire

According to NASA , it's also known as the Fruit Moon and the Barley Moon in Europe and the Hungry Ghost Moon, our personal favorite moniker, in China. Royal Museums Greenwich writes: "After the harv...

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TROPICS: Laura becomes major hurricane ahead of 'potentially catastrophic' US landfall

TROPICS: Laura becomes major hurricane ahead of 'potentially catastrophic' US landfall

A life-threatening storm surge of 7 to 15 feet will inundate the coast just east of the trajectory. Even after landfall, the storms' remnants are forecast to move deep into North America along the M...

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Rocket Lab's Electron rocket makes a successful return to flight

Rocket Lab's Electron rocket makes a successful return to flight

The organization's Electron rocket-propelled a 100 kg (220 pounds) Earth perception satellite from its office on the Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand at 11:05 PM EDT on August 30th. The team's investiga...

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‘Even face shield, N-95 mask together can’t stop coronavirus’

‘Even face shield, N-95 mask together can’t stop coronavirus’

Results of the study show that although face shields block the initial forward motion of the jet, the expelled droplets move around the visor with relative ease and spread out over a large area depe...

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Asteroid 2011 ES4 to make 'close' technique on September 1

Asteroid 2011 ES4 to make 'close' technique on September 1

Since it crosses the Earth's orbit, it is classed as an Apollo asteroid. Although space agencies usually do a good job with detecting unsafe asteroids that come too close to Earth, we have plenty of...

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There's Going To Be A Full Corn Moon Visible This Week

There's Going To Be A Full Corn Moon Visible This Week

The Harvest Moon will therefore be on October 1st, and the September moon will take on a new name. But the moon rules appear to be a bit tricky when it comes to this. 22. European tribes also ty...

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SpaceX launches first polar launch from Florida in 60 years

SpaceX launches first polar launch from Florida in 60 years

This was originally set to be one of two launches that SpaceX was going to perform on Sunday - both from the same launch facility, though at different pads. The satellite is part of a two-satellite sy...

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Trump tours parts of Louisiana, Texas hit by Hurricane Laura

Trump tours parts of Louisiana, Texas hit by Hurricane Laura

One day before his trip to survey the damage, Trump issued a disaster declaration for Louisiana, a move that makes federal money available to the five parishes that were in Laura's direct path. During...

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‘Pink Supermoon’ to be visible on April 8

This will be bigger and brighter than last month's " Worm Moon " which was said to be the biggest and brightest of the year at the time. Despite its appearance in some photos, the moon doesn't actuall...

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Hurricane Laura approaches Louisiana-Texas border, Gulf Coast evacuate

Hurricane Laura approaches Louisiana-Texas border, Gulf Coast evacuate

Energy Information Administration (EIA). Laura also threatens the major oil refining centers of Lake Charles, Louisiana and Beaumont/Port Arthur, Texas, located near the coast. Associated Press cont...

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Scientists claim to have found how cold the last ice age was

Scientists claim to have found how cold the last ice age was

Scientists have a lot of data about this period, but one issue remained unknown. For the duration of the Ice Age, which lasted from about 115,000 to 11,000 many years back, large mammals very well a...

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Classified NROL-44 Mission Suffers Rare Delta IV Heavy Hot-Fire Abort

Classified NROL-44 Mission Suffers Rare Delta IV Heavy Hot-Fire Abort

Then, on Sunday, SpaceX will launch two Falcon 9 rockets - one bringing 60 more Starlink internet satellites into low-Earth orbit and another carrying a SAOCOMB 1B satellite for Argentina's space prog...

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SpaceX and NASA to launch first manned flight in nine years

SpaceX and NASA to launch first manned flight in nine years

Today's launch will also mark the first time in history that a commercial aerospace company will carry humans into Earth's orbit, a milestone NASA and space fans have been looking forward to for alm...

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'Heartwrenching': at least 40 dolphins dead near Mauritius oil spill

'Heartwrenching': at least 40 dolphins dead near Mauritius oil spill

An estimated 1,000 tonnes of fuel spilled into the area. Thousands of civilian volunteers worked for days to try to minimize the damage, creating makeshift oil barriers by stuffing fabric bags with ...

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Trump joins call for Big Ten football to return to the field

Trump joins call for Big Ten football to return to the field

Two of the NCAA's "Power Five" conferences - the Big Ten and the Pac-12 - postponed their fall sports seasons, including football, in August. Which college football teams and conferences have cance...

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Bacteria Could Survive Journey To Mars, Suggests New Study

Bacteria Could Survive Journey To Mars, Suggests New Study

The theory also implies that bacteria would survive the trip on outer space because it would also be immune to space vacuum, space radiations, and even temperature fluctuations. According to Yamagishi...

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