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China’s experimental spaceship works normally in orbit

China’s experimental spaceship works normally in orbit

The check vessel was launched with a cargo capsule aboard a brand new sort of provider rocket from the Wenchang launch website on the southern island of Hainan. It comes after two previous failures ...

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Tom Cruise to film in space

Tom Cruise to film in space

Tom Cruise has been wowing audiences with his stunts for years, but now he's taking things to new heights. And not in the CGI sense. This movie is planned to be filmed in worldwide space station wh...

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Near record low temperatures as polar vortex arrives

Near record low temperatures as polar vortex arrives

A late-season polar vortex is headed for the Northeastern United States, bringing with it snow and perhaps record low temperatures for the Mother's Day weekend, according to the National Weather ...

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FDA Gives Emergency Approval to Sell At-Home Virus Tests

The FDA released a EUA late last month, for example, for a self-collected at-home coronavirus diagnostic test using LabCorp's Pixel by LabCorp COVID-19 Test home collection kit. Strom said the tes...

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Newly discovered black hole closest to Earth

Newly discovered black hole closest to Earth

In follow-up work to the study, Petr Hadrava aims to find out more about the light being given off by HR 6819 and in-process find out the identities of the two stars. "On the scale of the Milky Way,...

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'Hostile' Russia Excluded From US Moon Mining Pact

NASA , as it grows increasingly involved in diplomacy in America, is invested billions of dollars into the Artemis project. According to Reuters , the new US-sponsored treaty, aimed at replacing t...

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Spectacular final supermoon of the year 2020 graces United Kingdom skies

Spectacular final supermoon of the year 2020 graces United Kingdom skies

To put how fantastic this is into context, per iNews , a super moon can appear to have a diameter that's around 14 percent greater than your average full moon, so it really is a sight worth seeing. T...

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Snowbirds to lift spirits with flyby over capital Thursday

Snowbirds to lift spirits with flyby over capital Thursday

The Snowbirds are flying the tour for Operation INSPIRATION, which began this weekend on the East Coast and is meant to inspire and salute Canadians working on the front lines against the spread of CO...

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Study suggests coronavirus spread swiftly around world in late 2019

Study suggests coronavirus spread swiftly around world in late 2019

Many of the Covid-19 vaccines now in development target the distinctive spikes of the virus - the idea is that getting your body to recognise a unique element of the spike will help it to fight off th...

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This year's final supermoon is a flower moon

This year's final supermoon is a flower moon

This name comes from the increased fertility and blooming of plants in May and it's also known in parts of the world as "mother's moon ", "milk moon" and "corn planting moon ". On Thursday night the...

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China's Long March-5B rocket launched from Wenchang

China's Long March-5B rocket launched from Wenchang

According to the news agency Xinhua , the rocket is capable of operating a permanent space station and sending astronauts to the moon. Not only that, but the said rocket can also lift nearly 25 t...

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Closest black hole to Earth is discovered just 1,000 light years away

Closest black hole to Earth is discovered just 1,000 light years away

It's not the first time that looking for stars that act weirdly has borne black hole fruit , but each such system we detect gives us more clues. In these binary systems, a black hole can steal ...

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Tuskegee Will Test AM Parts for the Dynetics Team — NASA’s Lunar Lander

Tuskegee Will Test AM Parts for the Dynetics Team — NASA’s Lunar Lander

Blue Origin got a specialized rating of Acceptable and an administrative rating of "Excellent", while Dynetics got specialized and administrative appraisals of Very Good. And it aims to cultivate alli...

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Microorganisms can thrive in a 100% hydrogen atmosphere

Microorganisms can thrive in a 100% hydrogen atmosphere

Global researchers have found microorganisms can survive and grow in an atmosphere of 100 per cent hydrogen - suggesting life could potentially thrive in more environments than previously thought. The...

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'Full Flower Moon': See the last supermoon of 2020 at its best

'Full Flower Moon': See the last supermoon of 2020 at its best

Greg Brown said: "Technically the exact moment of full moon is 11.45am, however the moon will not be visible in the sky in the United Kingdom at that time". Before that, the second supermoon of the ...

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Too many people hospitalized to reopen Montreal as planned, Legault says

Too many people hospitalized to reopen Montreal as planned, Legault says

Quebec province has racked up more than half of Canada's 3,900 coronavirus deaths and 66,000 infections, the vast majority of them in Montreal, which has become the country's epicenter for the outbrea...

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This week’s Full Flower Moon will be the last Supermoon of 2020

The supermoon is known as the Super "Flower" Moon since it goes with springtime blooms. So you'll be able to see a mostly full moon from Tuesday evening through Friday morning. In Australia, the o...

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Grimes Reveals the Meaning Behind Her & Elon Musk's Baby's Name

Grimes Reveals the Meaning Behind Her & Elon Musk's Baby's Name

The X refers to "the unknown variable" and Æ refers to her Elvin spelling of Ai, which means love and/or artificial intelligence. Musk tweeted on Monday night that "Mom and baby all good". It's ha...

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Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower 2020: Watch it peak in night skies

Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower 2020: Watch it peak in night skies

According to the AMS, the next major meteor shower will not peak until late July. That's the reason they appear on certain dates and return annually - as these comets are on an orbit and leave debri...

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China says launch of key new space rocket 'successful'

China says launch of key new space rocket 'successful'

China's new large carrier rocket Long March-5B made its maiden flight on Tuesday, sending the trial version of China's new-generation manned spaceship and a cargo return capsule for test into space....

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Tom Cruise Will Actually Go to Outer Space For New Action Movie

Tom Cruise Will Actually Go to Outer Space For New Action Movie

The outer space film project is the latest daredevil display from Cruise, who has sustained injuries while doing his own stunts on the making of the " Mission: Impossible " films. But this is real, al...

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Look Up! A Cinco de Mayo Meteor Shower is On the Way

Look Up! A Cinco de Mayo Meteor Shower is On the Way

Eta Aquarid meteors appear once a year, usually active between April 19 and May 28, and can be spotted up to several days before and after the predicted peak. Astronomer Bruce McClure of EarthSky .or...

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Potentially fatal 'murder hornet' spreads across the globe to the US

Potentially fatal 'murder hornet' spreads across the globe to the US

The hornets-which have been blamed for 50 deaths a year in Japan-have been spotted in Washington , and according to the New York Times , can rip through a hive, killing a bee every 14 seconds. Their...

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Super Flower Moon To Light Up The Night Sky On May 7

The name is a part of the nomenclature of Full Moons that was used by Native Americans to record the passing of annual seasons, just as the Pink Moon is meant to signify the spring. It is also known...

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Quebec delays until May 18 reopening of businesses in hard hit Montreal

Quebec delays until May 18 reopening of businesses in hard hit Montreal

We believe that local school boards are best placed to determine when and under what conditions schools and centres should open". Quebec province has racked up more than half of Canada's 3,900 co...

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Eta Aquarids And Super Flower Moon Provide Out Of This World Viewing

Eta Aquarids And Super Flower Moon Provide Out Of This World Viewing

Every autumn, the Eta Aquarids meteor shower sets the sky ablaze. There are other things you can see while looking at the Eta Aquarids. As the comet races around the Sun, bits break off and are ...

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A 30 pound piece of the moon is up for sale

A 30 pound piece of the moon is up for sale

To promise the Moon to someone you love is a cliché, however, you can now buy a piece of Moon and express your love to the person you adore the most in this universe, as one of the largest lunar meteo...

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Musk, Bezos companies win NASA contracts for moon landing

Musk, Bezos companies win NASA contracts for moon landing

Through its Artemis mission , NASA will endeavor to return humans, including the first woman , to the Moon in the year 2024, and it has just narrowed down the field of firms that will help carry...

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Alabama student names NASA's first Mars helicopter

Alabama student names NASA's first Mars helicopter

That's its sole goal, and the 4-lb craft doesn't have any other instruments on board, as it's essentially a demonstrator that will set up the design and development of future aerial exploration craft ...

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Scientists call an anomaly ozone hole over the Arctic

The discovery had come as a piece of good news during these stressful coronavirus times. The largest ozone hole ever documented above the North Pole has closed nearly as quickly as it formed. Ar...

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Record ozone hole over Arctic in March now closed

At the same time, she stressed that the event is not associated with a decrease in air pollution due to pandemic coronavirus, and it happened because of changes in the stratosphere. Last month, the Co...

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‘Back to Normal Again’: Largest Ever Ozone Hole Above Arctic Has Closed

According to CNN , scientists with the Copernicus' Atmospheric Monitoring Service (CAMS ) have been monitoring the ozone hole since it was discovered in March. Note, due to the thinning of the oz...

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Ex-Jaguars LB Telvin Smith charged with sexual activity with minor

Ex-Jaguars LB Telvin Smith charged with sexual activity with minor

It was the second time in five months there was a police presence at Smith's home. A warrant revealed Thursday the allegations against Smith, which included that the girl's DNA was found in his Cadi...

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SpaceX selected to develop spacecraft for return to the moon

SpaceX selected to develop spacecraft for return to the moon

The combined value of the awards is $967 million. SpaceX said the "lunar optimized Starship" might bring a group from lunar orbit to the Moon's surface under NASA's Artemis program . Boeing, a ...

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Asteroid more than a mile wide to fly past Earth on Wednesday

Asteroid more than a mile wide to fly past Earth on Wednesday

The Observatory said: "The Arecibo Observatory is using its powerful radar system to track (52768) 1998 OR2 , a near-Earth asteroid that will safely pass the Earth at a distance 16 times further ...

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