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Asteroid 2011 ES4 to make 'close' technique on September 1

Asteroid 2011 ES4 to make 'close' technique on September 1

Since it crosses the Earth's orbit, it is classed as an Apollo asteroid. Although space agencies usually do a good job with detecting unsafe asteroids that come too close to Earth, we have plenty of...

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There's Going To Be A Full Corn Moon Visible This Week

There's Going To Be A Full Corn Moon Visible This Week

The Harvest Moon will therefore be on October 1st, and the September moon will take on a new name. But the moon rules appear to be a bit tricky when it comes to this. 22. European tribes also ty...

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SpaceX launches first polar launch from Florida in 60 years

SpaceX launches first polar launch from Florida in 60 years

This was originally set to be one of two launches that SpaceX was going to perform on Sunday - both from the same launch facility, though at different pads. The satellite is part of a two-satellite sy...

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Trump tours parts of Louisiana, Texas hit by Hurricane Laura

Trump tours parts of Louisiana, Texas hit by Hurricane Laura

One day before his trip to survey the damage, Trump issued a disaster declaration for Louisiana, a move that makes federal money available to the five parishes that were in Laura's direct path. During...

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‘Pink Supermoon’ to be visible on April 8

This will be bigger and brighter than last month's " Worm Moon " which was said to be the biggest and brightest of the year at the time. Despite its appearance in some photos, the moon doesn't actuall...

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Hurricane Laura approaches Louisiana-Texas border, Gulf Coast evacuate

Hurricane Laura approaches Louisiana-Texas border, Gulf Coast evacuate

Energy Information Administration (EIA). Laura also threatens the major oil refining centers of Lake Charles, Louisiana and Beaumont/Port Arthur, Texas, located near the coast. Associated Press cont...

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Scientists claim to have found how cold the last ice age was

Scientists claim to have found how cold the last ice age was

Scientists have a lot of data about this period, but one issue remained unknown. For the duration of the Ice Age, which lasted from about 115,000 to 11,000 many years back, large mammals very well a...

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Classified NROL-44 Mission Suffers Rare Delta IV Heavy Hot-Fire Abort

Classified NROL-44 Mission Suffers Rare Delta IV Heavy Hot-Fire Abort

Then, on Sunday, SpaceX will launch two Falcon 9 rockets - one bringing 60 more Starlink internet satellites into low-Earth orbit and another carrying a SAOCOMB 1B satellite for Argentina's space prog...

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SpaceX and NASA to launch first manned flight in nine years

SpaceX and NASA to launch first manned flight in nine years

Today's launch will also mark the first time in history that a commercial aerospace company will carry humans into Earth's orbit, a milestone NASA and space fans have been looking forward to for alm...

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'Heartwrenching': at least 40 dolphins dead near Mauritius oil spill

'Heartwrenching': at least 40 dolphins dead near Mauritius oil spill

An estimated 1,000 tonnes of fuel spilled into the area. Thousands of civilian volunteers worked for days to try to minimize the damage, creating makeshift oil barriers by stuffing fabric bags with ...

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Trump joins call for Big Ten football to return to the field

Trump joins call for Big Ten football to return to the field

Two of the NCAA's "Power Five" conferences - the Big Ten and the Pac-12 - postponed their fall sports seasons, including football, in August. Which college football teams and conferences have cance...

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Bacteria Could Survive Journey To Mars, Suggests New Study

Bacteria Could Survive Journey To Mars, Suggests New Study

The theory also implies that bacteria would survive the trip on outer space because it would also be immune to space vacuum, space radiations, and even temperature fluctuations. According to Yamagishi...

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Hurricane Laura causes fatalities, damage in USA southern coast

Hurricane Laura causes fatalities, damage in USA southern coast

John Bel Edwards (D). "It is clear that we did not sustain and suffer the absolute catastrophic damage that we thought was likely based on the forecast we had last night", Edwards said. In Lake Ch...

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Blame Congress for cuts, not Trump — Postal Service

Blame Congress for cuts, not Trump — Postal Service

The U.S. Postal Service is a fundamental, non-partisan, democratic institution of which your constituents rely on daily, especially during these hard times . His independent and rogue actions are neg...

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NASA picks astronaut Jeanette Epps for Boeing mission to space station

NASA picks astronaut Jeanette Epps for Boeing mission to space station

Epps, who has a doctorate in aerospace engineering and worked for the CIA as a technological intelligence officer for 7 decades prior to joining the astronaut corps in 2009, has been assigned to NASA ...

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Tracking Laura: Storm will bring heavy rain and thunderstorms today & tomorrow

Tracking Laura: Storm will bring heavy rain and thunderstorms today & tomorrow

Portions of Etowah County are in the Slight Risk area. Any storms that develop could produce brief heavy rain, damaging winds, and possibly an isolated tornado. In a Wednesday briefing, the National ...

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Historic SpaceX launch postponed because of stormy weather

Historic SpaceX launch postponed because of stormy weather

Historically, NASA subcontracted numerous aerospace companies to build spacecraft, but SpaceX exists in the private sector. This mission marks the first time since the retirement of the space shut...

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Hurricane Laura Batters Lake Charles, Blowing Transformers and Shredding Downtown Skyscraper

Hurricane Laura Batters Lake Charles, Blowing Transformers and Shredding Downtown Skyscraper

If it maintains those speeds it would be one of the strongest storms to ever hit the US Gulf Coast. Half a million residents have been told to leave parts of Texas and Louisiana. President Donald Tr...

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Space oddity: bacteria can survive cosmic trip, study shows

It can resist 3,000 instances the sum of radiation that would destroy a human and was to start with isolated in cans of meat subjected to sterilizing radiation. They will be the first material brought...

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SpaceX set to retry historic launch after weather delay

This is the first time ever that NASA astronauts will utilize a commercially built spacecraft to reach the ISS. The mission lifted off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday afterno...

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Tropical Storm Laura: maps and arrival times

Tropical Storm Laura: maps and arrival times

Marco was a hurricane most of Sunday, but the National Hurricane Center said it weakened overnight. The video showed one tropical storm dumping rain on Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands while t...

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Asteroid to whiz by Earth just before Election Day

Asteroid to whiz by Earth just before Election Day

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( NASA ) has predicted that an asteroid is heading towards planet Earth. Still, the space agency is keeping a close watch on it and other Asteroids li...

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Tropical Storm Laura emerges as biggest threat while Marco weakens

Tropical Storm Laura emerges as biggest threat while Marco weakens

While Laura could still be days away from affecting New Jersey, the state is facing a more immediate threat Tuesday of severe thunderstorms with high winds and heavy rain from a cold front passing t...

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DeJoy faces House grilling over mail-in voting

DeJoy faces House grilling over mail-in voting

At nearly exactly the same time DeJoy vowed that he is working with state election boards and that "it is our intent not to have any fraud", Trump was advancing the loony theory that the tens of m...

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CURRENT: Laura and Marco edge toward the U.S. Gulf Coast

CURRENT: Laura and Marco edge toward the U.S. Gulf Coast

With such a close time frame, "there may not be much of a window" for rescuers or power restoration crews to respond to victims between the two storms, Louisiana Gov. Mainland Florida still has a low ...

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Trillion Tonnes Of Planet Earth's Ice Melted Across 23 Years

Trillion Tonnes Of Planet Earth's Ice Melted Across 23 Years

The ice of our planet has been under threat from global warming for years now, and with rising greenhouse emissions, more and more ice is melting. Due to melting glaciers and ice sheets all over the...

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Tropical Storm Laura brings life-threatening flash flooding over Dominican Republic, Haiti

Tropical Storm Laura brings life-threatening flash flooding over Dominican Republic, Haiti

New warnings were added Sunday morning for Marco, including a storm surge warning from Morgan City, Louisiana, to Ocean Springs, Mississippi, and a hurricane warning from Morgan City to the mouth of t...

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Quebec reports 74 new COVID-19 cases, one death

Quebec reports 74 new COVID-19 cases, one death

Saskatchewan has now had a total of 1,597 reported cases of COVID-19, and a total of 1,458 people have recovered. Then, abruptly in mid-July, hospitals and states were asked to stop using it and sen...

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Last meal: Ancient marine reptile dined on fellow giant beast

Last meal: Ancient marine reptile dined on fellow giant beast

The ichthyosaur specimen with its stomach contents visible as a block that extrudes from its body. "We always guessed from tooth shape and jaw design that these predators must have fed on large prey b...

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Florida Keys To Use Genetically-Modified Mosquitoes To Combat Zika Virus

Florida Keys To Use Genetically-Modified Mosquitoes To Combat Zika Virus

These re-engineered mosquitoes will reduce the local populations of mosquitoes in targeted areas and consequently reduce the incidents of diseases such as dengue fever, yellow fever, chikungunya, an...

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International Space Station crew searching for source of cabin air leak

International Space Station crew searching for source of cabin air leak

NASA has further added that astronauts can work in the station in a maintained atmosphere pressure that is comfortable for the crew member. Earlier in July, Cmdr. The current ISS crew includes Russi...

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Asteroid which ruffled Earth's gravity discovered by IIT-B students

Asteroid which ruffled Earth's gravity discovered by IIT-B students

Even if this asteroid enters the earth's atmosphere, it will not create any impact on the planet's surface, as it is only around seven feet in diameter. "A lot of the streaks are satellites, but we ca...

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Alarm as Greenland ice sheet sheds half-a-trillion tonnes

Alarm as Greenland ice sheet sheds half-a-trillion tonnes

Flown between 2002 and 2017, the twin GRACE satellites measured the gravitational pull exerted by massive bodies such as ice sheets: As one satellite passed over a gravitational "bump" on Earth's ...

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Bombay students help discover closest asteroid to fly by earth

Nasa says there is a small chance an asteroid could collide with the Earth on the eve of the USA election in November. Chen-Yen Hsu, from National Central University in Taiwan, was also the designated...

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Marco forms; Louisiana threatened by storm and by Laura

Marco forms; Louisiana threatened by storm and by Laura

Potentially more unsafe was Tropical Storm Laura , which could swirl into a hurricane and threaten Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana by Wednesday. NPR noted that the 2020 Atlantic hurricane...

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