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This Ancient Dinosaur Battled Bone Cancer, Died in Flood Later

This Ancient Dinosaur Battled Bone Cancer, Died in Flood Later

The team published its findings in The Lancet Oncology journal this month. When a lower leg bone or fibula from a horned dinosaur called Centrosaurus apertus that lived 76 to 77 million years ag...

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Study estimates 2.23 per cent of Quebec blood donors contracted COVID 19

Study estimates 2.23 per cent of Quebec blood donors contracted COVID 19

Given the number of cases detected in both regions, De Serres said he would have expected rates in Montreal and Laval to hover between five and 10 per cent. The Quebec government announced Monday it w...

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Tropical storm Isaias ravages eastern USA, killing at least 6

Tropical storm Isaias ravages eastern USA, killing at least 6

The storm is likely to be a subtropical depression by the time it crosses the border into Canada sometime overnight into early Wednesday morning, but it will already begin affecting Canada Tuesday. M...

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'It came alive:' Astronauts recount wild ride home on SpaceX's Crew Dragon

'It came alive:' Astronauts recount wild ride home on SpaceX's Crew Dragon

Behnken said there are things that could be improved with the spacecraft, but didn't go into details. The Crew Dragon astronauts were welcomed aboard by Expedition 63 commander Chris Cassidy and t...

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SpaceX's Starship Prototype 'Test Hop' Brings Us Closer to Mars

SpaceX's Starship Prototype 'Test Hop' Brings Us Closer to Mars

The company nearly reached 500 feet (150 meters) with the " hop " of its SN5 Starship prototype at its Boca Chica development facility at 5 p.m. PT. This much-anticipated low-altitude "hop" test com...

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Tornado warning ends, Tornado watch in effect in Wellington, Southern Grey Counties

Tornado warning ends, Tornado watch in effect in Wellington, Southern Grey Counties

The watch was upgraded to a warning for Dufferin-Innisfil and Halton-Peel at the same time. A severe thunderstorm warning issued for the City of Toronto and parts of the GTA this evening has now end...

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NASA Mars rover enters

NASA Mars rover enters "safe mode" after liftoff

Its arrival at Mars is planned for February 18, at the site of an ancient river delta. Safe mode can only be turned off by new commands from mission control, but as of now NASA says it isn't too anx...

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Fires in Brazil's Amazon up 28% in July, worrying experts

Fires in Brazil's Amazon up 28% in July, worrying experts

Compared to July past year, forest fires on indigenous lands increased by 77 per cent and in nature reserves by 50 per cent, says the nature conservation organization Greenpeace . The first six month...

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Splashdown! SpaceX And NASA Astronauts Make History 02:21 Download

Splashdown! SpaceX And NASA Astronauts Make History 02:21 Download

The pair landed in the ocean near Pensacola in western Florida on Sunday evening, after a 19-hour journey. Nearly immediately, however, private boats full of curious onlookers encroached on the reco...

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See the 'Space Butterfly' Astronomers Captured From Thousands of Light Years Away

See the 'Space Butterfly' Astronomers Captured From Thousands of Light Years Away

Resembling a butterfly with its symmetrical structure, handsome colors, and intricate patterns , this striking bubble of gas-known as NGC 2899-appears to float and flutter across the sky in this new ...

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Isaias near hurricane strength as it crawls toward Carolinas

Isaias near hurricane strength as it crawls toward Carolinas

Winds of 35 to 40 miles per hour., with higher gusts near 50 to 60 miles per hour., could cause damage to structures, bring down tress and power lines and cause outages. The hurricane made landfall ju...

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NASA, SpaceX send austronauts into orbit,

NASA, SpaceX send austronauts into orbit,

The two men were due to go up from the Kennedy Space Center in what would have been the first orbital mission from the USA in nine years. SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk is ready to take the bl...

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NASA Clears Historic SpaceX Crewed Outing From American Soil

NASA Clears Historic SpaceX Crewed Outing From American Soil

Set for launch at 9.33pm Irish time tomorrow (27 May), the mission will be an historic one as it will be the first time that a private company will send a human payload to Earth's orbit. Now, the only...

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First astronaut launch from United States soil in nearly a decade

Wednesday's initial attempt was delayed due to poor weather. It looks entirely different to the enormous space shuttles, huge winged vehicles that carried astronauts into space from United States ...

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SpaceX guiding NASA astronauts to 1st splashdown in 45 years

SpaceX guiding NASA astronauts to 1st splashdown in 45 years

A crew from the SpaceX Go Navigator hoist the capsule onto the vessel. Crew Dragon returned to Earth the two astronauts along with about 150 kilograms of equipment, primarily science payloads be...

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Uganda court sentences killer of mountain gorilla to 11 years

Uganda court sentences killer of mountain gorilla to 11 years

Two days later, Byamukama was arrested with several hunting items, including a spear and snares, according to a statement from the Uganda Wildlife Authority. "The death of Rafiki leaves the group un...

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SpaceX Completes Successful Rocket Test At Boca Chica Beach

SpaceX Completes Successful Rocket Test At Boca Chica Beach

The company test-fired the engine of the SN-5 Starship prototype Thursdayy. On Thursday he tweeted that its new SN5 build completed a full duration static fire, and said a 150m test hop will happe...

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United States astronauts to return to Earth in rare splashdown on SpaceX capsule

United States astronauts to return to Earth in rare splashdown on SpaceX capsule

S. soil since NASA retired its space shuttles in 2011. Crew members for that mission are to be NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover and Shannon Walker, along with Soichi Noguchi from the ...

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Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover mission launched to Red Planet-NK#135213

Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover mission launched to Red Planet-NK#135213

The Perseverance forms part of NASA's Moon to Mars mission, which aims to have the first woman (and the next man) on the moon by 2024. According to an agency -Mars 2020, the space ship which was c...

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US astronauts pack up for rare splashdown

The spacecraft is expected to splash down in the Atlantic Ocean at 11:42 a.m. California time Sunday, arriving at one of seven "targeted water landing sites", according to SpaceX. Dragon is shown co...

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Endangered Tigers Captured on Camera in Thailand Bolster Hope for Species' Survival

Endangered Tigers Captured on Camera in Thailand Bolster Hope for Species' Survival

He also released the "Status of Tigers , Co-predators and Prey in India report for 2018". "Despite having only 2.6 per cent of the world landmass, 4 per cent fresh rainwater resources, 16 per cent ...

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Watch SpaceX Launch NASA Astronauts to Space Live Right Here

Watch SpaceX Launch NASA Astronauts to Space Live Right Here

The Crew Dragon Capsule, as part of its final demonstration, will be ferrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley to the ISS. It looks entirely different to the enormous space ...

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NASA launches Mars rover to seek signs of ancient life

NASA launches Mars rover to seek signs of ancient life

It's never been easy. The seven instruments on board the orbiter comprise two cameras, the Mars orbiting subsurface scanning radar, the Mars mineralogy spectrometer, the Mars magnetometer, the Mars io...

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SpaceX Set To Launch Astronauts In Spring 2021 Mission

SpaceX Set To Launch Astronauts In Spring 2021 Mission

Along with these two Americans, the Crew 2 will also be steered by Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency's Akihiko Hoshide and European Space Agency's Thomas Pesquet . As mentioned, Dragon is set t...

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2020's Final Mars Mission Poised for Blastoff from Florida

2020's Final Mars Mission Poised for Blastoff from Florida

EDT from Space Launch Complex 41, is now forecast to enjoy an 80% chance of "go" for weather conditions. NASA is about to launch its Atlas V 541 near Space Launch Complex-41, Cape Canaveral Air ...

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Extreme Weather: Hurricane Douglas Avoids Mainland Hawaii

Extreme Weather: Hurricane Douglas Avoids Mainland Hawaii

The current track forecast shows that Hurricane Douglas may come within 30 miles of Honolulu , which is the main logistical hub for the island chain. "Total rain accumulations of 5-10" are possible f...

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UCSD alumna Megan McArthur will visit ISS as mission pilot in 2021

UCSD alumna Megan McArthur will visit ISS as mission pilot in 2021

This July 1, 2020 photo made available by NASA shows the SpaceX Crew Dragon , right, docked to the International Space station, during a spacewalk conducted by astronauts Bob Behnken and Chris C...

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Tropical Storm Isaias targets Caribbean lands with flooding rains, strong winds

Tropical Storm Isaias targets Caribbean lands with flooding rains, strong winds

These rainfall amounts may lead to life-threatening flash flooding and mudslides, as well as potential riverine flooding beginning Wednesday night. This tropical mess may not look like much, buts it...

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Scientists revive 100 million-year-old microbes from deep under seafloor

Its center harbors the "oceanic pole of inaccessibility" -the ocean's remotest extreme, aka Point Nemo (meaning "no-one"), famous for being a NASA spacecraft cemetery. Over the course of 68 days, Moro...

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Indian schoolgirls discover asteroid moving towards Earth

Indian schoolgirls discover asteroid moving towards Earth

The girls, both from the western Indian city of Surat , were taking part in a joint project between Space India and NASA which lets students analyze images from NASA's PAN Star telescope which is...

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India's tiger population has almost doubled in 12 years

India's tiger population has almost doubled in 12 years

The former also registered a substantial increase in tiger population , and along with Karnataka, ranks highest in tiger numbers. Nearly a decade has passed since then. They have also wished the nati...

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How to spot Comet NEOWISE before it disappears for thousands of years

How to spot Comet NEOWISE before it disappears for thousands of years

According to the society, Neowise is an icy rock almost three miles in diameter that arrived at perihelion (reached the point of orbit closest to the sun) on July 3. Then look to the northwestern sky ...

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United Kingdom scientists will help NASA's Perseverance rover select Martian rock and soil

United Kingdom scientists will help NASA's Perseverance rover select Martian rock and soil

This summer's third and final mission to Mars - after the United Arab Emirates' Hope orbiter and China's Quest for Heavenly Truth orbiter-rover combo - begins with a launch scheduled for Thursday mo...

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The Best Meteor Shower of the Year Is Happening in August

While they may not be the most well-known or impressive meteor showers out there, the potential for a memorable night is there. The Delta Aquariids meteor shower and the Alpha Capricornids mete...

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NASA's Perseverance Mars rover set to launch next week

NASA's Perseverance Mars rover set to launch next week

Visit Business Insider SA's homepage for more stories . China's path to Mars ran into some obstacles: the launch of the Long March 5 rocket , scheduled for the beginning of this year, ended up f...

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