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United Nations leaders and delegates arrive in Madrid for the Climate Change Summit

United Nations leaders and delegates arrive in Madrid for the Climate Change Summit

Mr Guterres, a former Portuguese Prime Minister and leading advocate of more ambitious action to reverse the upward march of greenhouse gas emissions, urged Governments to avoid a "path of surrender" ...

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This Is the Future: SpaceX successfully sends Saudi satellite into orbit

This Is the Future: SpaceX successfully sends Saudi satellite into orbit

And as a piece de resistance , all three rocket cores autonomously landed themselves back on Earth and will soon be ready to fly again. The rocket is getting all the attention, but SpaceX wasn't ju...

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Watch SpaceX launch a twice-flown Dragon capsule to the ISS live

Watch SpaceX launch a twice-flown Dragon capsule to the ISS live

Two robotic leak detectors will be stored in the toolbox, for example. RiTS will provide protection from heat and physical protection from radiation and objects that are hurling through space. Eastern...

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Researchers Discover Unexpectedly Large Black Hole

Researchers Discover Unexpectedly Large Black Hole

Additionally, the discrepancy with Gaia's information could possibly be defined if the star has been excessively wobbling across the black hole, Science News famous. Chinese-led researchers have dete...

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Climate activist Greta Thunberg lands in Lisbon ahead of COP25 climate summit

Climate activist Greta Thunberg lands in Lisbon ahead of COP25 climate summit

She says she wants adults to listen to the voices of young people and to pay more attention to the scientists and climate experts who say more needs to be done to protect the environment. I should be ...

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75-Foot Asteroid Approaches Earth Today — NASA Warning

75-Foot Asteroid Approaches Earth Today — NASA Warning

This asteroid is classified by NASA as being in "close approach to Earth" trajectory. However, asteroid 2017 XQ60 is not a novelty for scientists, because the first time they saw it was on 3 Decem...

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NASA Finally Discovers The Shattered Remnants of India's Lost Moon Lander

NASA Finally Discovers The Shattered Remnants of India's Lost Moon Lander

Images taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera show the lander's crash site about 600 km (372 miles) from the Moon's south pole, shown below, including an impact point and field of debris s...

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Meet Katie Bouman, the Genius behind the Blackhole Photograph!

Meet Katie Bouman, the Genius behind the Blackhole Photograph!

The New York Times wrote that Bouman " accidentally became the face of the black hole project " because "many nonscientists on social media overstated her role in what was a group effort by hundreds...

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New study suggests Moon is still tectonically active

New study suggests Moon is still tectonically active

Meteor strikes, like those that caused the Moon's most distinctive features, still rain down today, so astronomers couldn't be sure whether the Moon was shaking itself, or being shaken by external for...

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China unveils follow-up lunar exploration missions

China unveils follow-up lunar exploration missions

That image was taken prior to Chang'e 4's touchdown, explained LROC principal investigator Mark Robinson, who's based at Arizona State University in Tempe. The first two phases have been accomplishe...

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Sonic youth: healthy reef sounds lure young fish to degraded areas

Sonic youth: healthy reef sounds lure young fish to degraded areas

Tim Gordon, the marine biologist from the University of Exeter , set up submarine loudspeakers in the patches of dead corals around Lizard Island on the Great Barrier Reef. "Reefs become ghostly qu...

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Town of Asbestos Seeks New Name

Town of Asbestos Seeks New Name

Although health concerns associated with breathing asbestos dust fibres had been raised as far back as the turn of the last century, it was only close to the turn of this century that serious concerns...

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Massive Attack: 'offset and forget' mentality of music industry is damaging planet

Massive Attack: 'offset and forget' mentality of music industry is damaging planet

The aim is to provide information and guidance to the wider music industry to reduce negative environmental impact in the midst of the increasing climate emergency. Today Massive Attack released a col...

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'So relieved': Flood victim welcomes win

'So relieved': Flood victim welcomes win

Justice Robert Beech-Jones found claimants suffered worse flood damage because engineers did not properly manage the two dams during an extraordinary rain event. Mr Rodriquez - the lead plaintiff in a...

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Chinese rover leaves first-ever ‘footprint’ on dark side of moon

The South China Morning Post reported earlier this week that the Chang'e 4 will be used for "astronomical observation using low-frequency radio, surveying the terrain and landforms, detecting th...

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SpaceX's Crew Dragon suffers apparent explosion on test stand

SpaceX's Crew Dragon suffers apparent explosion on test stand

That test was supposed to take place in June, but it's not certain this will happen on schedule in light of the incident. Plans for SpaceX to fly a crewed test flight in July this year with its comm...

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China probe readies to land on dark side of the moon

China probe readies to land on dark side of the moon

The Chang'e 4 spacecraft, launched December 7 on a Long March-3B rocket, initially entered lunar orbit five days later on December 12 , deploying a landing craft and a surface rover in preparatio...

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Chinese Academy of Sciences Leads Discovery of Unpredicted Stellar Black Hole

Chinese Academy of Sciences Leads Discovery of Unpredicted Stellar Black Hole

The discovery was published in the scientific journal Nature on Wednesday. LB-1 is twice as large as what we thought possible, added Liu, now a theory must take the challenge to explain its form...

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Amazon Fires May Enhance Andean Glacier Melting

Amazon Fires May Enhance Andean Glacier Melting

Melting tropical glaciers provide water for millions of people in the region. Now, new research shows the Amazon fires are not only depleting forest cover and people's livelihoods, but they're als...

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Massive black hole that

Massive black hole that "should not even exist" discovered

Liu Jifeng explained: "Black holes of such mass should not even exist in our galaxy, according to most of the current models of stellar evolution". But this is the first time a black hole of this magn...

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Scientists Has Just Discovered Fascinating Ice Fossils

Scientists know that it was possible for asteroids to include ice as an ingredient in their structure, mainly due to the way water altered minerals in the asteroids. This created a swirling disk made ...

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Jupiter’s Red Spot might not be a goner after all

Jupiter’s Red Spot might not be a goner after all

Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley spoke at a conference held by the American Physical Society's Division of Fluid Dynamics and said there is no evidence the vortex that cau...

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The levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reach a new maximum

The levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reach a new maximum

The annual increase in methane, a greenhouse gas that is more potent than Carbon dioxide but dissipates faster, was the highest since 1998, according to the report. "We face a stark choice: set in mot...

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New image offers close-up view of interstellar comet

New image offers close-up view of interstellar comet

Professor van Dokkum and a tri of his colleagues from Yale University - Gregory Laughlin , Cheng-Han Hsieh, and Shany Danieli - snapped the new detailed image of 2I/Borisov on November 24, 2019, us...

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Study shows possibility of planets revolving around a black hole

Study shows possibility of planets revolving around a black hole

Young stars are not the only objects that possess dust disks - they are also found surrounding supermassive black holes . A dust disk around a black hole is so dense that the intense radiation from t...

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NASA spacecraft makes stop in Mansfield, community invited to check it out

The enormous planes were first developed back in the 1960s, but the NASA aircraft is the last one still flying - and had to be modified before it could carry Orion. It will be taken this week to NASA'...

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Federal government resists mounting pressure to end CN Rail strike

Federal government resists mounting pressure to end CN Rail strike

The Alberta government has also asked Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to recall Parliament ahead of its scheduled return on December 5 in order to legislate an end to the strike. Petroleum producers, mi...

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Boeing passenger spacecraft gets ready for December flight

Boeing passenger spacecraft gets ready for December flight

Both companies want to get things right for the sake of future NASA contracts, and for the bragging rights that come with being the first to send astronauts in orbit on a US -made spaceship since th...

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Students celebrate legal win over Ford government's changes to ancillary fees

Students celebrate legal win over Ford government's changes to ancillary fees

Ford says the team, including several senior cabinet ministers, will work with federal counterparts on priorities such as infrastructure, health care and economic growth. Under the Ford plan, services...

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CN strike causing 'emergency' shortages in Quebec's propane supply, premier says

CN strike causing 'emergency' shortages in Quebec's propane supply, premier says

Legault described the situation as an "emergency" and called on federal opposition parties to be prepared to support back-to-work legislation.The Alberta government has also asked Prime Minister Justi...

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'Unicorn meteor storm' could be triggered by mysterious comet tonight

Stargazers might want to take note of this advice from the meteor society: "Potential observers are encouraged start viewing the sky at least an hour before the predicted time of maximum activity in c...

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China put human brain genes in monkeys to study intelligence evolution

China put human brain genes in monkeys to study intelligence evolution

These transgenic nonhuman primates may have potential to provide insight into basic questions of what makes humans unique, and in future studies maybe even provide insight into neurodegenerative and s...

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FDA approves Alnylam drug for rare genetic disorder

The time such attacks may occur and how frequently a patient will get them can not be estimated and varies from person to person. "These attacks occur suddenly and can produce permanent neurologic...

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Most powerful gamma ray burst ever seen came from colliding galaxies

Most powerful gamma ray burst ever seen came from colliding galaxies

Large stars are doomed to death no matter how long they live. During the process, its core area collapses to form a rapidly rotating black hole. A violent explosion in a distant galaxy has broken ...

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Pokemon Sword & Shield sold six million copies worldwide during its first week

Pokemon Sword & Shield sold six million copies worldwide during its first week

Nintendo has also seen a spike in the sales of Switch hardware, with over 180,000 consoles sold in Japan between November 11-17. Any way you want to slice it, though, it seems that Pokemon Sword ...

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