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How to Catch the Pink Supermoon This Week

How to Catch the Pink Supermoon This Week

The moon revolves around the earth in an elliptical orbit which is an oval shape which means that it has a farthest point and a closest point from the earth during each orbit. Eastern time on April 7...

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Super pink moon to light night sky

Super pink moon to light night sky

You can see the moon rise in the sky this evening (in NY, that happens at 7:05 p.m. local time). " Supermoon " is a term which refers to any full moon that occurs when our natural satellite is withi...

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Boeing intends to update botched Starliner test flight (NYSE:BA)

Boeing intends to update botched Starliner test flight (NYSE:BA)

Another software oversight could have caused a catastrophic failure during the capsule's re-entry, had it not been caught in time. The capsule ended up in the wrong orbit and, as a result, could not...

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Super Pink Moon coming in April: When, where to watch during lockdown

Super Pink Moon coming in April: When, where to watch during lockdown

The moon is predicted to be its brightest at around 10:35 p.m. ET. The expected dates are 7th or 8th of April. Experts say that the Pink Supermoon will come closest to Earth and will be seen as ...

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SpaceX's latest Starship prototype fails under pressure testing

SpaceX's latest Starship prototype fails under pressure testing

Instead, SpaceX will likely proceed to build its next prototype, presumably called SN4. The latest version, dubbed SN3 (short for Serial No. 3) was scheduled to undergo a series of tests culminati...

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2 million-year-old ancient fossil Homo erectus unearthed

2 million-year-old ancient fossil Homo erectus unearthed

The remains were analyzed with electron spin resonance, which detects and quantifies unpaired or odd electrons in atomic or molecular systems: palaeomagnetism, studying the earth's magnetic field i...

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Coronavirus - Earth is shaking less now

Coronavirus - Earth is shaking less now

First recorded at the Royal Observatory in Belgium by Thomas Lecocq , a seismologist, the city of Brussels witnessed a whooping 30 to 50 per cent reduction in seismic noises . or cranking their m...

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India's Covid-19 lockdown improves air quality

India's Covid-19 lockdown improves air quality

In Jaipur , the Particulate Matter 2.5 level was at 139µg/m3 on March 21, and went down to 48µg/m3 on March 29. PM 2.5, which is less than 2.5 microns in diameter, is considered particularly risky ...

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Coronavirus Pandemic / UN's COP26 climate summit postponed

Coronavirus Pandemic / UN's COP26 climate summit postponed

In the announcement regarding the postponement, COP 26 President-Designate and UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Alok Sharma emphasized that countries are now "focusin...

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Bin collections to go from weekly to fortnightly

Bin collections to go from weekly to fortnightly

Portfolio Holder for Environment, Councillor Peter Barnes said: "The decision to suspend collection of bulky waste and glass has not been taken lightly, but it will have the least impact on residents ...

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Four Major Hurricanes Predicted As Part Of 'Above Normal' Season

Four Major Hurricanes Predicted As Part Of 'Above Normal' Season

Of those eight, four are predicted to reach major hurricane strength (Saffir/Simpson category 3-4-5) with sustained winds of 111 miles per hour or greater, according to the research team. This is th...

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University Of Pittsburgh Scientists Create Potential Coronavirus Vaccine

University Of Pittsburgh Scientists Create Potential Coronavirus Vaccine

It is the first peer-reviewed antidote to the coronavirus and is delivered through a "painless" jab similar to a flu shot . "We're still sticking to the optimistic 18 months for delivery of vacc...

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NASA branding returns to the worm

NASA branding returns to the worm

At the time, the agency's original 1950s "meatball" logo was hard to reproduce and print. However, with 1970's technology, it was a hard icon to reproduce, print, and many people considered it a com...

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NASA call for astronauts draws 12,000 spaceflight hopefuls

NASA call for astronauts draws 12,000 spaceflight hopefuls

Since the 1960s, NASA has selected 350 people to train as astronauts for their increasingly challenging missions to explore space. "We are excited to start reviewing astronaut applications to identify...

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Frozen and desolate Antarctica once boasted warm, swampy rainforests

Frozen and desolate Antarctica once boasted warm, swampy rainforests

To piece together the ancient puzzle, an worldwide team of researchers extracted sediment samples from the seabed near an area known as the Amundsen Sea Embayment close to Pine Island and Thwaites gla...

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Hubble finds the best evidence for elusive mid-size black hole #56137

Hubble finds the best evidence for elusive mid-size black hole #56137

A team of astronomers found the stellar object - known as an "intermediate-mass black hole" - 740 million light-years away using Hubble and X-ray observatories. The team's work further suggests the ...

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NASA Selects New Mission To Investigate Powerful Solar Storms

NASA Selects New Mission To Investigate Powerful Solar Storms

Not only will such info boost understanding of how our solar system works, yet it inevitably can aid shield astronauts taking a trip to the Moon as well as Mars by supplying much better info on just h...

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Coronavirus Outbreak: US, Russia and France to evacuate citizens from China

Coronavirus Outbreak: US, Russia and France to evacuate citizens from China

The Canadian government has stepped up measures at major airports in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal, where visitors are now being asked about any travel to Wuhan in the past two weeks. Liang Wudong w...

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JK Rowling launches Harry Potter at Home for coronavirus quarantine

JK Rowling launches Harry Potter at Home for coronavirus quarantine

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. That's great if English isn't your mother tongue, but - and here's a thought - it's also a chance to learn a whole new ...

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Astronomers Find Best Evidence of 'Intermediate-Size' Black Hole

The stellar remains are forming an accretion disk around the black hole. These medium-sized holes are a long-sought "missing link" in the evolution of black holes. "Studying the origin and evolution...

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Emergency loan program to accept applications on Friday

Emergency loan program to accept applications on Friday

However, there are still many unknowns about how exactly local businesses can take advantage of the benefits. The new loan program will be available retroactively from February 15, so employers ca...

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Michigan's Brightest Super Moon Of 2020 Is Coming

Michigan's Brightest Super Moon Of 2020 Is Coming

Skygazers recently enjoyed the stunning March full moon, or worm moon , which was also a supermoon . April's Super Pink moon is considered a supermoon because of its close proximity to Earth. ...

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Australia tightens social distancing rules to combat coronavirus

Australia tightens social distancing rules to combat coronavirus

Starting at midnight on Monday (March 30), officials in the country's two most populous states, New South Wales and Victoria, will limit public gatherings to just two people. For at least four weeks...

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Barack Obama Says We Can’t Deny the Climate Crisis Any Longer

Barack Obama Says We Can’t Deny the Climate Crisis Any Longer

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said in a statement. Colorado has already approved a zero-emissions vehicle rule previous year to try to cut back on emissions in the state and increase the numb...

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Canada to Help COVID-Affected Businesses

Canada to Help COVID-Affected Businesses

Taking to Twitter on Monday, the Prime Minister shared some motivational and inspirational stories from across Canada, starting a thread of COVID-19 good news . That never happened and now Financ...

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NASA made a decision to redirect the asteroid

NASA made a decision to redirect the asteroid

The upcoming mission is known as the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART). The so-called first planetary defense mission is to be launched in 2021 to demonstrate asteroid deflection by the kinetic ...

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EPA to step back from enforcing environmental laws during outbreak

EPA to step back from enforcing environmental laws during outbreak

The leeway is being given in light of potential work shortages and the ability of laboratories to analyze samples and provide results in a timely fashion, the agency stated. Cynthia Giles, an Obama ad...

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Pangolins should be considered possible hosts of coronavirus, scientists say

Pangolins should be considered possible hosts of coronavirus, scientists say

Who's the deadly virus carrier? Most mavens agree that bats are a herbal reservoir of SARS-CoV-2, however an intermediate host used to be wanted for it to leap from bats to people. If they were transm...

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NASA picks SpaceX to deliver cargo to the Lunar Gateway

NASA picks SpaceX to deliver cargo to the Lunar Gateway

Unlike current Dragon capsules that only stay docked to the ISS for a few weeks, the Gateway capsule will stay at the station for six to 12 months at a time. "This contract award is another critical...

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'Human Computer' Katherine Johnson passes away at 101

Her story went comparatively unknown till the publication of the novel Hidden Figures and launch of the movie of the identical title in 2016. "He knew I had done (the calculations) before for him ...

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As new virus spreads, Israel issues travel warning for Wuhan, China

As new virus spreads, Israel issues travel warning for Wuhan, China

China's People's Daily said on Sunday citing Chinese health authorities that 1,975 confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), including 324 in critical conditions and ...

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Musk's SpaceX wins NASA award to supply planned lunar space station

Musk's SpaceX wins NASA award to supply planned lunar space station

Nasa subsequently confirmed that SpaceX would be the first commercial company to carry its astronauts to the ISS, fighting off competition from Boeings Starliner spacecraft which has been beset by n...

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Plan to use antibodies from victims to treat Covid-19

Plan to use antibodies from victims to treat Covid-19

Researchers would then harvest antibodies against the new coronavirus from the plasma, and these antibodies would then be injected into people sick with COVID-19. A vaccine trains people's immune ...

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Scientists Discovered Unusual And A Massive Defect In Antarctic Ice Sheet

Scientists Discovered Unusual And A Massive Defect In Antarctic Ice Sheet

Researchers have discovered that the Denman Glacier in East Antarctica has retreated almost three miles in the past 22 years, indicating a possible rise in sea level if trends in climate change contin...

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Earth's Ozone Layer Continues To Heal

Earth's Ozone Layer Continues To Heal

A recent study shows that this improvement in the ozone layer is due to the Montreal Protocol, which stipulates the banning of the production and use of chemicals that damage the atmosphere. Banerje...

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