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New model suggests 46K CT properties at greater risk of flooding

New model suggests 46K CT properties at greater risk of flooding

First Street estimates that 10.3 percent of US properties are at risk of a major flood once a century, with 2.6 percent at risk of flooding once every five years. "More and more people are under-insur...

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There's a full moon, lunar eclipse to go with this weekend's fireworks

There's a full moon, lunar eclipse to go with this weekend's fireworks

But here in the United Kingdom, it's likely to be much trickier to catch a glimpse of. South America and the remainder of North America get a full view of the entire eclipse . Penumbral lunar eclipse...

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South Pole warmed three times the global rate in last 30 years

South Pole warmed three times the global rate in last 30 years

The research was carried out by an worldwide team of scientists who examined weather station data, gridded observations and climate models to assess the impact of global warming at the South Pole....

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South Pole warming three times faster than rest of Earth

South Pole warming three times faster than rest of Earth

The scientists mentioned the key result in of the warming was growing sea surface temperatures 1000's of miles absent in the tropics. All that has produced the South Pole a person of the most swiftl...

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Astronauts perform 2nd spacewalk to swap station batteries

Astronauts perform 2nd spacewalk to swap station batteries

Early Wednesday, NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Robert Behnken began a spacewalk outside of the International Space Station to replace lithium ion batteries for one of the station's power channel...

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Flying snakes? Here's how they can glide through the air

Flying snakes? Here's how they can glide through the air

Experts say snakes fly through the air, so study lead chief Isaac Yeaton told CNN that the team understood how they do it. "This work demonstrates that aerial undulation in snakes serves a differe...

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Ten-year time lapse of Sun from NASA's SDO

Ten-year time lapse of Sun from NASA's SDO

The SDO was launched in February 2010 to study solar activity and how the sun drives space weather. Astrophotography has become an increasingly popular lockdown hobby during the global pandemic,...

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Starwatch: Lyrid meteor shower will put on a stellar show

Starwatch: Lyrid meteor shower will put on a stellar show

All you would have to do is look for the meteors in the region of their radiant - so for Lyrids, look in the region Lyra constellation in the night sky. The shower is especially clear for observers in...

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NASA Is Releasing a Fragrance That Smells Like Space

NASA Is Releasing a Fragrance That Smells Like Space

As of this writing, the project has almost $80,000 pledged of a $2,000 goal, with another 47 days remaining on the clock. On their website the company says: "Decades ago, Nasa contracted speci...

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US 'Golden State Killer' pleads guilty to multiple murders

US 'Golden State Killer' pleads guilty to multiple murders

Under the terms of the plea deal, as outlined by prosecutors and a judge at the hearing, DeAngelo will face a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole. According to the Federal Bur...

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SpaceX is Cleared for Falcon 9 Launch; Has the Weather Favorability Improved?

SpaceX is Cleared for Falcon 9 Launch; Has the Weather Favorability Improved?

With last week's Starlink mission, SpaceX also launched 3 SkySats made by Planet Labs as part of its SmallSat Rideshare Program. The mission today will take off from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Sp...

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Researchers find new strain of swine flu in China with pandemic potential

Researchers find new strain of swine flu in China with pandemic potential

With that risk in mind, researchers in China surveilled pigs from 2011 to 2018 to study influenza viruses and be able to warn the public about any upcoming pandemic sources. This was the case due ...

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Super-earths discovered orbiting nearby red dwarf

Super-earths discovered orbiting nearby red dwarf

Planets classified as Super-Earths have masses higher than that of Earth. The team, led by Professor Carole Haswell and Dr. John Barnes of the Open University were the ones who made the discovery. "If...

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Today's Weather: Showers And Storms

Today's Weather: Showers And Storms

TUESDAY: Partly cloudy, warm, and humid. South southwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Wednesday could see an uptick in rain chances due to a nearby front with afternoon storm chances. We still ha...

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Fourth of July will close with the Full Buck Moon

July's full Moon will peak at 12:44 a.m. Sunday, July 5, during a penumbral eclipse, which occurs when the Moon crosses through the faint outer edge of Earth's shadow. The lunar eclipse will be visib...

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NASA releases 10-year time lapse of the Sun

NASA releases 10-year time lapse of the Sun

The photographs used for the time-lapse video had been made by the Atmospheric Imaging Meeting - a multichannel imaging machine used for full-disc observations. The video shows an entire decade of act...

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Astronomers discover two super-Earths orbitting a star 11 light-years away

Astronomers discover two super-Earths orbitting a star 11 light-years away

Planets classified as Super-Earths have masses higher than that of Earth. Super-Earths like the newly found planets have a higher mass than the Earth but are much smaller than the ice giants of o...

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Stargazers marvel at emerging pink supermoon in skies above UK

Get all the news you need in your inbox each morning. The Super Pink Moon was the biggest and brightest full moon of the year . When this occurs, the moon will appear around 30% brighter and 15...

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Scientists Say Witnessed Flare Caused by Collision of Two Black Holes

Scientists Say Witnessed Flare Caused by Collision of Two Black Holes

This might bring about more insights in to the study of blackholes. Reference: "GW190814: Gravitational Waves from the Coalescence of a 23 Solar Mass Black Hole with a 2.6 Solar Mass Compact Obj...

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A decade in an hour: Watch NASA’s stunning solar time-lapse

A decade in an hour: Watch NASA’s stunning solar time-lapse

Over the course of 10 years the hardy probe has taken an image of our star on average once every 0.75 seconds, amassing an impressive 425 million images of the Sun, and transmitting 20 million gigab...

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Engineering News Sled dogs are much older than previously thought

Engineering News Sled dogs are much older than previously thought

The team at the UoC's Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences , in collaboration with researchers from Greenland and Barcelona, analyzed the genomes of ancient and modern sledge dog species to bet...

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Astronomers discover mystery object in space

Astronomers discover mystery object in space

Black holes aren't supposed to leak any light when they smash into each other - or at least that's what physicists thought. In the case of this latest discovery, researchers first detected gravitati...

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Mexico: 6 dead in powerful natural disaster

Mexico: 6 dead in powerful natural disaster

The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake's magnitude was 7.7, while Mexico's seismological institute put its strength at 7.5, according to Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Shaking was fe...

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Nasa launches Lunar Loo challenge

Nasa launches Lunar Loo challenge

The challenge , in partnership with HeroX , is a part of NASA's Artemis mission, which plans to take the first woman and the next men to the moon by 2024. And whoever designs a space toilet for the m...

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Climate change action should drive coronavirus recovery

Climate change action should drive coronavirus recovery

Electricity: Networks should be strengthened to assistance electrification of transportation and heating. To speed up action, the government should use the coronavirus crisis - including fresh p...

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Trump Overhauling Enforcement of Endangered Species Act

Although the proposed changes do not go into effect for 30 days and won't be applied to animals already classified as endangered or threatened, the World Wildlife Fund shared their concern for what th...

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Dead, Reports Of Damaged Homes After Earthquake In Oaxaca, Mexico

Dead, Reports Of Damaged Homes After Earthquake In Oaxaca, Mexico

The entity recommended authorities to keep the population away from beaches and also prevent sea navigation due to strong currents. The US Pacific Tsunami warning center initially said hazardous wav...

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Facebook will tell you when you're about to share old news

Facebook will tell you when you're about to share old news

To cut down on misinformation, Facebook will notify users when they're about to share a news article that's more than 90 days old. 'Over the past several months, our internal research found that...

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‘Mystery object’ in space may be smallest black hole

‘Mystery object’ in space may be smallest black hole

Researchers report that a newly discovered object has a mass 2.6 times that of the sun, placing it firmly in the "mass gap" between neutron stars and black holes. The researchers also continually cont...

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Seattle franchise out to 'answer this challenge' with Climate Pledge Arena name

Seattle franchise out to 'answer this challenge' with Climate Pledge Arena name

The latest indication that the Seattle group is all about establishing new boundaries came Thursday when it was revealed that the naming rights to the refurbished KeyArena where the National Hockey ...

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Hazy skies expected as dust moves through Gulf Coast states

Hazy skies expected as dust moves through Gulf Coast states

NASA satellites have spotted an enormous brown plume of dust from the Sahara desert reaching out across the Atlantic Ocean. Air quality has dropped significantly in this part of the world. "This is t...

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Special observatory near Richland finds ‘mystery object’ in space

And they have detected evidence of neutron stars , smaller stars that explode in supernovas and leave behind dense, dead remnants of stars. Even though we can't classify the object with conviction,...

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Massive Dust Plume From The Sahara Desert Heads Toward US

Massive Dust Plume From The Sahara Desert Heads Toward US

The dust storm has already reached the Caribbean, where residents are reporting air quality conditions they haven't ever seen. This dust comes from the Sahara Dessert in Africa and travels west along ...

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Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Southern Mexico, Tsunami Warning Issued

Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Southern Mexico, Tsunami Warning Issued

Significant earthquakes have been recorded in the southern coast of Mexico throughout history, including a magnitude 8.0 natural disaster that struck in 1985 and caused around 9,500 fatalities, inju...

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New Research Claims People With Type O Blood More Resistant to Coronavirus

New Research Claims People With Type O Blood More Resistant to Coronavirus

The researchers conducted a genomewide association study involving 1980 patients with Covid-19 and severe disease (defined as respiratory failure) at seven hospitals in the Italian and Spanish epicent...

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