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NASA space crew search for air leak

In July a New York Times article revealed the us government has funded research into the topic of UFOs for years - research that is ongoing. Crewmembers of the station's current Expedition 63 will...

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Tropical Storm Laura nears the Northern Leewards & Puerto Rico

Tropical Storm Laura nears the Northern Leewards & Puerto Rico

The centre of Laura is expected to move over the northern Leeward Islands later today. At 11 am Tropical Depression #13 had been upgraded to Tropical Storm Laura and was located near 17.0N 60.2W o...

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Met Service says rainfall across the island due to tropical depression

Met Service says rainfall across the island due to tropical depression

Two have high chances of developing into the next tropical depression or tropical storm. According to the Met Service, Tropical Depression 14 is now southwest of Jamaica and moving west. Tropical ...

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Tiny Asteroid Buzzes By Earth - The Closest Flyby On Record

Tiny Asteroid Buzzes By Earth - The Closest Flyby On Record

The Chelyabinsk asteroid that hit Russian Federation back in 2013 was not detected by astronomers at all, and it measured about 17 meters in diameter. QG's size and speed - roughly 27,000mph (43,000kp...

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Exploding Stars May Have Caused Mass Extinction on Earth

Exploding Stars May Have Caused Mass Extinction on Earth

Although there is no tough proof that this theory is right and it was the reason for the mass extinction of the Late Devonian period, but researchers are confident that they can find proof in the near...

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Amdavadi gets in touch with SpaceX Crew Dragon men

Known as NASA's SpaceX Demo-2, the mission is an end-to-end test flight to validate the SpaceX crew transportation system, including launch , in-orbit, docking, and landing operations. The missio...

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SUV-sized asteroid flies past Earth in closest known flyby

Asteroid 2020 QG was identified by Kunal Deshmukh, a student at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. If 2020 QG would have come into contact with the Earth's atmosphere, the resultant explosi...

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SpaceX Raises $1.9 Billion In New Funding Round

SpaceX Raises $1.9 Billion In New Funding Round

The new money comes as SpaceX races to build its Starlink satellite constellation to offer broadband internet commercially by the end of 2020. It also included a recovery attempt for the record-...

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How NASA is working with the 'dent' in Earth's magnetic discipline

Geologists began expressing concerns about the magnetic field that shields Earth from deadly solar radiation in 2019, when the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration was forced to update i...

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Car-sized asteroid flew less than 1830 miles past Earth this weekend

According to NASA , the space rock is likely between 6-18 feet in diameter - meaning it would have probably disintegrated as it entered the Earth's atmosphere, with only tiny fragments standing a chan...

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Two Tropical Developments Are Possible This Week

Two Tropical Developments Are Possible This Week

The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season has been on fire! These two tropical waves in the Atlantic basin will have the opportunity later this week to develop as we head into the historically most act...

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Explained: a cloud with a ‘heartbeat’ has been found in deep space

Explained: a cloud with a ‘heartbeat’ has been found in deep space

A surprisingly small active black hole located 15,000 light-years away is lighting up a neighboring gas cloud to a specific, shared rhythm, in a unusual but fascinating phenomenon. That said, the accr...

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National Hurricane Center monitors broad area of low pressure in the Atlantic

National Hurricane Center monitors broad area of low pressure in the Atlantic

Over the next 5 days, both of the systems circled above has a solid chance of developing. Two tropical systems in the mid Atlantic have the attention of the National Hurricane Center on Tuesday mo...

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Trump administration approves oil leasing in Alaska wildlife refuge

Trump administration approves oil leasing in Alaska wildlife refuge

Environmental groups vowed to fight the move to allow drilling in the remote area of northeast Alaska which is home to polar bears, caribou and other animals. The U.S. Geological Survey has estimated ...

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China’s new spacecraft returns to Earth ―Official

China said in March it was aiming to launch an experimental spacecraft without a crew as part of a broader spaceflight programme to shuttle astronauts to its future space station and for future m...

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Trump’s EPA dumps methane emissions rule for oil, gas fields

Trump’s EPA dumps methane emissions rule for oil, gas fields

But states, including California, and a coalition of environmental advocacy groups warned that the changes are illegal - not to mention a setback in the fight against climate change - and expect to qu...

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Warming Greenland Ice Sheet Passes Point Of No Return

Warming Greenland Ice Sheet Passes Point Of No Return

They observed that, in the early 2000s, the price of ice reduction began to constantly exceed the accumulation of replenishing snow on the ice sheet. She says that they discovered that the ice being l...

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Oil spill: Mauritius braces for split of oil-oozing ship off coast

Oil spill: Mauritius braces for split of oil-oozing ship off coast

A Japanese company whose freighter remains stranded after running aground off the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius said Thursday it will deal "in good faith" with the issue of compensation, a...

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Lincolnshire man finds bone of 'new species of dinosaur'

Lincolnshire man finds bone of 'new species of dinosaur'

A study by the team from the University of Southampton believe the bones belong to the theropod species of dinosaur, which includes the T-rex and modern day birds. Lockyer said the bones were diff...

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Perseids meteor shower 2020

Perseids meteor shower 2020

Perseid meteor shower is created through debris from "Swift-Tuttle Comet", as the Earth passes through the dust and debris it leaves behind in the last week of July and mid-August. Each year Earth ...

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Mysterious Bright Spots on Dwarf Planet Ceres Point to Secret Underground Ocean

Mysterious Bright Spots on Dwarf Planet Ceres Point to Secret Underground Ocean

Sizemore is a co-author on five of seven papers published this week in various journals in Nature , detailing Dawn's explorations of Ceres . "However, what matters most is that there is liquid on ...

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Perseid meteor shower: shooting stars set to rain down tonight

Perseid meteor shower: shooting stars set to rain down tonight

Meteor showers are the result of the debris tails of passing comets coming into contact with the Earth's atmosphere. According to QCH Astronomer Dr Beshir Marzouk, the Perseid meteor shower is on...

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Tropical depression forms in Atlantic Ocean

Tropical depression forms in Atlantic Ocean

If T.D. 11 strengthens into a tropical storm, the next name on the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Names list is Josephine. As of the 5 p.m. update, the storm was almost 1,500 miles east of the Lesser Ant...

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Stricken Bulk Carrier Wakashio Has Spilled Quarter of its Bunkers in Mauritius

Stricken Bulk Carrier Wakashio Has Spilled Quarter of its Bunkers in Mauritius

The entire marine ecology has been affected by the heavy oil spilled from the ship. "It is clear that at some point the ship will fall apart", he added. A Dutch company was brought in to refloat the s...

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Perseid meteor shower to peak Wednesday night

Perseid meteor shower to peak Wednesday night

The Perseids are caused by the Earth moving through a stream of debris left by Comet Swift-Tuttle as it travels on its 133-year orbit. While it's best seen before dawn, some rare ones can be seen ...

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Thousands Gather At Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Despite Pandemic

Thousands Gather At Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Despite Pandemic

Some of the crowd at Sturgis is composed of retirees and people in the age range deemed to be at risk from the coronavirus . As I walk through the crowd in a mask, it's clearly taken as a political s...

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Afermath of Beirut explosion: Lebanon’s PM Diab announces resignation of government

Afermath of Beirut explosion: Lebanon’s PM Diab announces resignation of government

If a total seven ministers of the 20 Cabinet ministers resign, a new government must be formed. According to the Lebanese government, the blast was caused by some 2,750 metric tonnes of ammonium ni...

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Get set for the flower moon, the last supermoon of the year

Get set for the flower moon, the last supermoon of the year

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. Vesak , or Buddh...

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Elon Musk's SpaceX raises US$346M ahead of debut astronaut mission

The launch window will move to May 30, the US space agency said Wednesday. Experienced NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will be the two taking part in the mission, dubbed Demo-2, ab...

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NASA to reexamine 'insensitive' nicknames for cosmic objects

NASA to reexamine 'insensitive' nicknames for cosmic objects

Instead, the agency will refer to the celestial phenomena by their Worldwide Astronomical Union designations - NGC 2392 , NGC 4567 , and NGC 4568. "As of August 1, 2020, NASA no longer refers to n...

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Canada's last intact Arctic ice shelf collapses after years of warmer summers

Ellesmere Island is the northernmost island in the Canadian Arctic, according to bivouac.com , and sits west of Greenland, and north of Baffin Island. It's not as if it's a little tiny patch of ice...

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SpaceX aims to please astronomers with its latest Starlink satellite launch

SpaceX aims to please astronomers with its latest Starlink satellite launch

United States private space agency SpaceX is targeting Friday, August 7 at 1:12 a.m. EDT, 5:12 UTC, for launch of its tenth Starlink mission which will include 57 Starlink satellites and 2 satel...

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All Eyes On Weather As NASA, SpaceX Get Ready For 2nd Attempt

All Eyes On Weather As NASA, SpaceX Get Ready For 2nd Attempt

The US space agency posted a video of Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley stepping into the ISS and being greeted by the three spacefarers who had been living on its board for months. NASA-SpaceX Demo-2 s...

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Tropical Storm Isaias: Cuomo declares emergency in NYC, probes power outage response

Tropical Storm Isaias: Cuomo declares emergency in NYC, probes power outage response

The company anticipates it will take "multiple days" to restore all of the state's outages. The record for storm-related outages is 1.1 million caused by Hurricane Sandy in October 2012, according to ...

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Boiled is better, scientists say, confirming tea drinkers shouldn't microwave their brew

Boiled is better, scientists say, confirming tea drinkers shouldn't microwave their brew

So, you have designed a silver lining that is placed at the edge of the glass to heat up, with the aim of protect it from the effects of microwaves on the surface ddel liquid to be heated. And w...

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