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Asteroid that killed dinosaurs at `deadliest possible` angle caused `maximum damage`

Asteroid that killed dinosaurs at `deadliest possible` angle caused `maximum damage`

The enormous asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs slammed into Earth at the "deadliest possible angle", new research claims. In a new study, an global team of researchers said their 3D simul...

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Here's How to Watch the Manned SpaceX Launch

Here's How to Watch the Manned SpaceX Launch

If the flight requires delay, backup windows were identified on May 30 and May 31 . The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will carry the NASA mission to space. Crew Dragon's touchscreen is unlike the ...

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Watch Elon Musk’s SpaceX send astronauts into space

Watch Elon Musk’s SpaceX send astronauts into space

The launch is historic in part because it ends a almost 10-yearlong USA dependency on Russian Federation for seats to space. The mission, Demo-2, is the final step in certifying the capsule for long...

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SpaceX and Nasa to launch Crew Dragon spacecraft

SpaceX and Nasa to launch Crew Dragon spacecraft

Through the program, NASA works with companies in the aerospace industry to develop technology to bring crews into low-Earth orbit and the International Space Station , according to NASA's website ....

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Thunderstorms could scrub historic SpaceX launch of two NASA astronauts on Wednesday

Thunderstorms could scrub historic SpaceX launch of two NASA astronauts on Wednesday

Assuming there are no issues that halt the launch, astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will wake up around 9 a.m. SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft carried out a successful unmanned test flight...

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SpaceX & NASA In Final Prep For Historic Flight

SpaceX & NASA In Final Prep For Historic Flight

On Wednesday, SpaceX , which is owned by Elon Musk , will send two NASA astronauts into space to complete a final test flight of the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft. Both men were selected by ...

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Green snow in Antarctica: Here’s why it’s happening

Green snow in Antarctica: Here’s why it’s happening

Using data from ESA's Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission and two field campaigns, a team of United Kingdom scientists has identified 1,679 blooms of Antarctic green snow algae, seasonally covering 1.95 km ...

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Heat warning forecast this week

Heat warning forecast this week

High daytime temperatures near 30 are expected this afternoon and temperatures are forecast to be slightly higher Tuesday and Wednesday. That brought its own problems, and while we hate to say it af...

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SpaceX's first crewed spacecraft is set to launch tomorrow

SpaceX's first crewed spacecraft is set to launch tomorrow

Nasa is developing its own space launch system (SLS) rocket for its Artemis program , an ambitious $35bn project meant to return humans to the moon by 2024 and pave the way for missions to Mars by t...

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NASA, SpaceX get ready for historic crewed mission to ISS

NASA, SpaceX get ready for historic crewed mission to ISS

Boeing, SpaceX's direct competitor in NASA's Commercial Crew Program , has suffered a series of failures that have held the company back from keeping pace. The agency made that purchase in part t...

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How to watch SpaceX launch NASA astronauts to the ISS

How to watch SpaceX launch NASA astronauts to the ISS

The SpaceX Demp-2 will " Launch America" on May 27, 2020, at 1:33 pm PT that converts to May 28, 2020, at 2:03 am as per the Indian Standard Time or IST. Since ending its Space Shuttle programme in...

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40% of Republicans think Bill Gates planning to implant microchips

40% of Republicans think Bill Gates planning to implant microchips

Battling falsehood and paranoid notions about the novel Coronavirus has almost been as hard as combating the pandemic itself. A recently conducted survey has found that over 28 per cent Americans ...

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Global CO2 emissions ‘fell to lowest level in 14 years’ during lockdown

Global CO2 emissions ‘fell to lowest level in 14 years’ during lockdown

Outside experts praised the study as the most comprehensive yet, saying it shows how much effort is needed to prevent risky levels of further global warming. Using government policies and activity dat...

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Trump to attend manned SpaceX launch - should journalists be anxious?

Trump to attend manned SpaceX launch - should journalists be anxious?

Elon Musk's SpaceX company hopes to make history on Wednesday by launching the first astronauts into space from U.S. soil in nine years, as the billionaire takes the next step in his dream to commerc...

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Discover the milky Way most distant ever observed

Discover the milky Way most distant ever observed

However, the newfound world DLA0817g, nicknamed the "Wolfe Disk", which researchers accept framed in the early universe, recommends that plate galaxies could really shape rapidly. However, our team or...

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Moon mission: NASA seeks candidates for 8-month isolation

Moon mission: NASA seeks candidates for 8-month isolation

They'll also need to be an American citizen between the ages of 30 and 55, be fluent in English and Russian and be able to demonstrate certain technical skills. Compensation is available for participa...

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What Is Truth Behind NASA's Claim Of Parallel Universe? Let's Find Out

What Is Truth Behind NASA's Claim Of Parallel Universe? Let's Find Out

However, Neil Turok from the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics theorized that these particles that were discovered may be right-handed neutrinos that are moving backwards in time. Universi...

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Trump to attend Florida launch of SpaceX flight: White House

Trump to attend Florida launch of SpaceX flight: White House

Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken are scheduled to arrive at the space station on May 28 and stay for at least 30 days - and possibly as long as 110, according to NASA. The company's Falcon ...

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Trump to travel to Florida to attend SpaceX launch

Trump to travel to Florida to attend SpaceX launch

Now that the flight readiness review and the static-fire test have been checked off the to-do list, the next big event on the agenda is Saturday's "dry dress rehearsal", which will involve going throu...

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Thailand begins coronavirus vaccine trials on monkeys

Thailand begins coronavirus vaccine trials on monkeys

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has put the clinical trial on the fast track for emergency purposes. The coronavirus health crisis continues to devastate countries around the world. No adv...

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Pandemic is Hurting but not Halting Global Renewable Growth: IEA

Pandemic is Hurting but not Halting Global Renewable Growth: IEA

Due to delays in construction caused by lockdown measures, the number of new renewable power installations worldwide will decline in 2020 for first time in 20 years, the International Energy Agency sa...

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NASA astronaut touts 'great partnership' with SpaceX ahead of historic launch

NASA astronaut touts 'great partnership' with SpaceX ahead of historic launch

Also new Wednesday: a private company - not NASA - is running the show. SpaceX is expected to report whether the test firing was successful later today. The demonstration mission will mark the fir...

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Wuhan imposes blanket BAN on wildlife trade & consumption to 'safeguard public health'

Wuhan imposes blanket BAN on wildlife trade & consumption to 'safeguard public health'

On Wednesday, authorities in Wuhan , a city of 11 million in Hubei and the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, announced eating wild animals would be banned , according to CBS News . Dr Peter...

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Birth of baby planet captured

Birth of baby planet captured

Although telescopes such as the Atacama Large Millimetre/submillimetre Array (ALMA) has become very adept at observing planet-forming disks, astronomers had been unable to take sufficiently sharp an...

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Weakening Magnetic Field Causing Issues for Satellites, Space Craft

Weakening Magnetic Field Causing Issues for Satellites, Space Craft

As is known, the magnetic field is not stable. Over the past two centuries the Earth has lost about 9% of the magnetic field. It appears that the location of the north magnetic pole is determined b...

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SpaceX test-fires rocket for epic astronaut launch for NASA on May 27

SpaceX test-fires rocket for epic astronaut launch for NASA on May 27

SpaceX will also provide flights to non-American astronauts and Musk's company wants to eventually send tourists into space. Images from NASA and footage from SpaceX show the Falcon 9 rocket and t...

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Wuhan Bans on the Hunting, Breeding and Human Consumption of Wild Animals

Wuhan Bans on the Hunting, Breeding and Human Consumption of Wild Animals

This is the first time that such a national plan has been pledged by the Chinese authorities in an attempt to curb exotic animal breeding. Measures implemented to ban the consumption and trade of ...

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Climate change leading to an increase of green snow in Antarctica

Climate change leading to an increase of green snow in Antarctica

Credit: Wikimedia Commons. "With the available area for plant colonization on the Peninsula likely to increase by up to threefold due to this warming, understanding how snow algae fit into Antarctic...

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NASA Scientists Detect Parallel Universe Where Time Runs Backward

NASA Scientists Detect Parallel Universe Where Time Runs Backward

Despite them, many scientists consider that they are likely to be real, so they continue to search for information through tests around the world.Through the Antarctic Impulse Transient Antenna (ANITA...

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Wuhan bans eating wild animals in wake of coronavirus pandemic

Wuhan bans eating wild animals in wake of coronavirus pandemic

As per the local daily, the province has more than 2,300 licensed breeders, mostly rearing wild animals for food. Some of the first cases were linked to a seafood market in Wuhan. In a press briefin...

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Free antibody tests will be made available on NHS

Free antibody tests will be made available on NHS

A spokesman said, "The test is not intended for use as a home test and it should not be conducted with a finger stick blood sample". Another antibody test being pioneered by Oxford University coul...

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Carbon emissions drop to 2006 levels because of the pandemic

Carbon emissions drop to 2006 levels because of the pandemic

While transport, industry and public building emissions trended lower, home emissions were on the rise. Camera IconProtesters with placards participate in The Global Strike 4 Climate rally in Sydney...

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Global warming is causing parts of Antarctica to turn green

Global warming is causing parts of Antarctica to turn green

Though each alga is microscopic, when they grow together they turn the snow bright green, which can be seen from space. The study is published today (May 20, 2020) in the journal Nature Communicati...

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Tropical Storm Arthur hits coast with rain

Tropical Storm Arthur hits coast with rain

Wind gusts of 40 miles per hour were also reported in Avon on Monday morning, however final totals for wind gusts and rainfall due to Arthur will likely be available after the storm has left the N.C...

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Covid-19 cases in Russian Federation exceeds 308,000

Covid-19 cases in Russian Federation exceeds 308,000

Almost 2,700 new COVID-19 cases were recorded and 75 people died in the city on Wednesday. USA autoworkers, French teachers and Thai mall workers are among hundreds of thousands of employees back at w...

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