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Climate crisis could displace 1.2 billion people by 2050

Climate crisis could displace 1.2 billion people by 2050

According to a report published by The Guardian , as many as "1.2 billion people lived in 31 countries that are not sufficiently resilient to withstand ecological threats". Over 6.4 billion people ...

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NASA will pay private companies to collect Moon dirt samples

NASA will pay private companies to collect Moon dirt samples

Will be paid to about $ 300 a gram. NASA will also pay an advance of the amount while awarding the contract to a company. NASA already has a large reserve of lunar rocks - 842 pounds or 382 kilogram...

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Tropical systems could develop in Gulf

Tropical systems could develop in Gulf

Count on the NBC2 First Alert Hurricane Tracking Team to have you covered through the weekend as we track possible tropical development near our coast. 11) by the National Weather Service office in Co...

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Wildfire burning in Northern California is the state's largest on record

Wildfire burning in Northern California is the state's largest on record

California residents are comparing the Bay Area's apocalyptic orange skies to scenes from Blade Runner 2049 while Los Angeles is suffering the worst smog in 26 years and its air quality has plummeted ...

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WWF Report Reveals Catastrophic Decline of Global Wildlife

WWF Report Reveals Catastrophic Decline of Global Wildlife

The conversion of grassland, savannah, forest and wetland habitats, the overexploitation of wildlife , the introduction of non-native species and climate change are the key drivers of the drop. It co...

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Researchers capture the world's first 3,200-megapixel digital photo

Researchers capture the world's first 3,200-megapixel digital photo

Next, the sensor cluster will be coordinated into the world's biggest advanced camera, at present under development at SLAC . Once Rubin is up and running (hopefully in the next year or two), the 3...

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Quebec introduces COVID-19 regional alert system ahead of potential second wave

Quebec introduces COVID-19 regional alert system ahead of potential second wave

They added that each region's alert level will be revised each week by public health officials. "It is not even all of Sherbrooke". That means the province now has a seven-day moving average of 20.4...

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford provides daily update on COVID-19, September 9

Ontario Premier Doug Ford provides daily update on COVID-19, September 9

If they feel comfortable in doing it, God bless them. The slight increase over the 149 new cases seen in yesterday's update was accompanied by a bounce back in testing levels, with 24,699 test sampl...

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Two tropical storms develop in Atlantic as peak of hurricane season nears

Two tropical storms develop in Atlantic as peak of hurricane season nears

Tropical Storm Paulette continues to become stronger and better organized. At this time, neither system is expected to have any direct impact on the United States, a National Hurricane Center spo...

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Extinction Rebellion could be reclassified as an ‘organised crime group’

Extinction Rebellion could be reclassified as an ‘organised crime group’

Referring to the group's blockade of major transit routes a year ago, the home secretary opined that some of its protests were "designed, not to send a message, but to cause the most disruption poss...

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‘Mighty mice’ stay musclebound in space, boon for astronauts

‘Mighty mice’ stay musclebound in space, boon for astronauts

Astronauts in space live in an environment of microgravity, or weightlessness. In microgravity, their muscles and bones weaken over time. In space, the lack of gravity means muscles barely have to w...

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These are the world's first 3200-megapixel digital photos

These are the world's first 3200-megapixel digital photos

The focal plane is also super flat, measuring around a tenth the width of a human hair, allowing for exceptionally crisp, sharp images. In the creation of the focal plane, engineers place 25 septic ...

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Trump likely to back extended drilling ban off Florida Gulf coast

Trump likely to back extended drilling ban off Florida Gulf coast

The moratorium on drilling is set to expire in 2022. For the federal budget year beginning October 1, the White House said, Trump asked Congress for $250 million in annual funding to accelerate cons...

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Tropical Storm Rene forms...will remain harmlessly out to sea

Tropical Storm Rene forms...will remain harmlessly out to sea

Tropical Storms Rene and Paulette can be seen over the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami said Tropical Storm Rene is bringing tropi...

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Trump claims environmental progress, but he's weakened rules

Trump claims environmental progress, but he's weakened rules

An NBC/Marist poll on Tuesday showed Trump and Biden tied in Florida with each getting the support of 48 percent of likely voters. "Trump is the great environmentalist", he added. "Offshore oil dril...

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Extinction Rebellion newspaper protest: Twenty-six charged

Extinction Rebellion newspaper protest: Twenty-six charged

The review could lead to XR being treated as an organised crime group, sources said, as part of a clampdown on its activities. Some newsagents' shelves were left empty on the morning of Saturday 5 S...

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Chandrayaan-3 launch likely to take place in early 2021: Jitendra Singh

Chandrayaan-3 launch likely to take place in early 2021: Jitendra Singh

Notably, although the contact has been lost with Chandrayaan-2's lander and rover, the orbiter is still doing its job and orbiting the Moon on a polar orbit at an altitude of 100 km, conducting high...

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Asteroid approaching: A

Asteroid approaching: A "probable danger" 2010 FR asteroid flies over Earth today

It is classified as a risky asteroid (PHA) and near-Earth object (NEO). "The full moon wasn't too far into the sky, so the image was taken under less than ideal conditions: despite this, the asteroi...

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SpaceX launches 12th Starlink mission, touts 100 Mbps download speeds

SpaceX launches 12th Starlink mission, touts 100 Mbps download speeds

Starlink will deliver high-speed broadband internet to locations where access has been unreliable, expensive, or completely unavailable, according to SpaceX. This means that we're checking how fast da...

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SC to hear plea regarding JEE and NEET exams

SC to hear plea regarding JEE and NEET exams

The review plea has been filed by ministers from West Bengal (Moloy Ghatak), Jharkhand (Rameshwar Oraon), Rajasthan (Raghu Sharma), Chhattisgarh (Amarjeet Bhagat), Punjab (BS Sidhu) and Maharashtra...

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Is Moon Rusting? Scientists Puzzled to Find Earth as Exact Cause

Is Moon Rusting? Scientists Puzzled to Find Earth as Exact Cause

The Moon is a awful environment for hematite to form in", said Shuai Li , a planetary scientist at the University of Hawaii, in a recent statement . As more haematite exists on the lunar nearside, t...

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Astronomers Detected Most Powerful And Strangest Two Black Holes

Astronomers Detected Most Powerful And Strangest Two Black Holes

In the latest discovery, LIGO and Virgo detected only 4 waves from the spiraling black holes whose frequencies reached 30 to 80 Hz in a tenth of a second. These range from hundreds of thousands, t...

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Pope prays for Lebanon during 1st public audience in months

Pope prays for Lebanon during 1st public audience in months

Around 500 people gathered in the San Damaso courtyard at the Vatican to see the Pope. It was a major blow to the people of Lebanon, who already were dealing with severe political and economic cha...

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China carries out secretive launch of 'reusable experimental spacecraft'

China carries out secretive launch of 'reusable experimental spacecraft'

China said in 2017 that it aimed to test reusable spacecraft by 2020. He keeps in mind that a spaceplane launch falls in line with China's mentioned objectives for area expedition. A wind space vehic...

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Deformed disc in the Orion constellation may birth even weirder planets

Deformed disc in the Orion constellation may birth even weirder planets

It consists of two stars, locked in orbit around each other at a distance of roughly one astronomical unit (the average distance between Earth and the Sun), with a third star orbiting the pair on ...

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Japanese H-2A rocket successfully launches UAE Mars probe

Japanese H-2A rocket successfully launches UAE Mars probe

The UAE's ambassador to the United States Yousef Al Otaiba hosted a virtual "launch party" on Zoom in the hour leading up to the launch. It is only once every two years that the two planets come into ...

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JEE exams begin today with precautions amid coronavirus pandemic

JEE exams begin today with precautions amid coronavirus pandemic

Sharing the announcement over twitter, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said, "Supporting students appearing for NEET & JEE exams, Railways has permitted them, and their guardians to travel by special s...

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Two Asteroids To Safely Fly Past Earth On Tuesday

Two Asteroids To Safely Fly Past Earth On Tuesday

An asteroid is designated a "near Earth object" if it arrives within just a variety of close to 50 million kilometres. Even though this asteroid is passing very close to the earth, the probability o...

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NASA Test Northrop Grumman Booster Chosen to Power SLS Rocket

NASA Test Northrop Grumman Booster Chosen to Power SLS Rocket

NASA will be evaluating data gathered during this test and using it as they work with Northrop Grumman to complete development of the Artemis I spacecraft, an unmanned mission that will use twin SL...

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Antarctica mystery: Origins of 'The Thing' fossil unravelled by scientists

Antarctica mystery: Origins of 'The Thing' fossil unravelled by scientists

Scientists in the U.S. believe they are closer to solving the mystery of what a peculiar large fossil found in the Antarctic in 2011 could be, saying it is likely to be an enormous soft-shell egg la...

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Astronomers detect gravitational waves from the most massive black hole merger yet

The findings were published in two papers in the journal Physical Review Letters and the Astrophysical Journal Letters . Because of the mass, the GW190521 signal was nearly entirely dominated by ...

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When to see the Full Corn Moon over West Berkshire

When to see the Full Corn Moon over West Berkshire

According to NASA , it's also known as the Fruit Moon and the Barley Moon in Europe and the Hungry Ghost Moon, our personal favorite moniker, in China. Royal Museums Greenwich writes: "After the harv...

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TROPICS: Laura becomes major hurricane ahead of 'potentially catastrophic' US landfall

TROPICS: Laura becomes major hurricane ahead of 'potentially catastrophic' US landfall

A life-threatening storm surge of 7 to 15 feet will inundate the coast just east of the trajectory. Even after landfall, the storms' remnants are forecast to move deep into North America along the M...

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Rocket Lab's Electron rocket makes a successful return to flight

Rocket Lab's Electron rocket makes a successful return to flight

The organization's Electron rocket-propelled a 100 kg (220 pounds) Earth perception satellite from its office on the Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand at 11:05 PM EDT on August 30th. The team's investiga...

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‘Even face shield, N-95 mask together can’t stop coronavirus’

‘Even face shield, N-95 mask together can’t stop coronavirus’

Results of the study show that although face shields block the initial forward motion of the jet, the expelled droplets move around the visor with relative ease and spread out over a large area depe...

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