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Was the Fourth-Warmest Year on Record :: Politics :: News :: Climate Change

Was the Fourth-Warmest Year on Record :: Politics :: News :: Climate Change

The last five years rank as the hottest on record globally-far and away hotter than previous years with temperatures running roughly 1 degree Celsius warmer than pre-industrial times. The records al...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez highlights offshore drilling rig on congressional website

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez highlights offshore drilling rig on congressional website

The Green New Deal is an outline of objectives to transition the U.S.to 100 percent renewable energy in roughly 10 years. "It will be one of several or maybe many suggestions that we receive", S...

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Lunar Eclipse Video Catches Meteorite Hitting the Moon

Lunar Eclipse Video Catches Meteorite Hitting the Moon

A blood moon is another name given to a total lunar eclipse , which happens when the Earth moves in between the sun and the moon. Although meteoroids have been filmed hitting the Moon before, lunar...

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Super Blood Wolf Moon - What is it?

Super Blood Wolf Moon - What is it?

At 8:41 p.m. PST (0441 GMT, Monday), the moon was completely inside the umbra, marking the beginning of the total lunar eclipse. The entire eclipse took more than three hours . And January's ful...

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Heads-up for Sunday, a super 'blood moon' is on the way

Heads-up for Sunday, a super 'blood moon' is on the way

At the same time, the moon will be ever so closer to Earth and appear slightly bigger and brighter than usual - a supermoon . Christian conspiracy theorists are claiming that as result of the spe...

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Chinese cotton seeds sprout on the moon

Chinese cotton seeds sprout on the moon

Placed on the Chang'e-4's lander, the mini biosphere, which was developed by scientists at China's Chongqing University , is a sealed, heat-controlled soil, water and air-filled aluminum alloy canist...

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NASA's Hubble Captures Shockingly Detailed Image Of Stunning Triangulum Galaxy

NASA's Hubble Captures Shockingly Detailed Image Of Stunning Triangulum Galaxy

Triangulum is one of the farthest objects that can be seen with the naked eye in dark skies - it's in the Triangulum constellation, near Andromeda. The massive mosaic image of the Triangulum galaxy ...

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May says the 'danger' is ending up with 'no Brexit at all'

May says the 'danger' is ending up with 'no Brexit at all'

British Prime Minister Theresa May's aides are believed to be planning to make parliament's approval of her Brexit deal conditional on Brussels providing further concessions, specifically on the t...

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Overflowing Toilets Force Joshua Tree to Close Amid Government Shutdown

Overflowing Toilets Force Joshua Tree to Close Amid Government Shutdown

At Acadia National Park in ME, restroom use and trash collection have come to a halt because of the shutdown , which was caused by an impasse over President Trump's border wall proposal. Visitors ...

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Autobots, roll out! China lands on the dark side of the moon

Autobots, roll out! China lands on the dark side of the moon

The success by the Chinese agency comes as NASA remains barred from working with China on spaceflight activities. The landing on Thursday brought the country closer to its goal of becoming a s...

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First close-ups of Ultima Thule reveal it resembles snowman

First close-ups of Ultima Thule reveal it resembles snowman

Ultima Thule is one of hundreds of thousands of space rock in the uncharted heart of the Kuiper Belt , a ring of icy celestial bodies just outside Neptune's orbit. On Tuesday (US time), based on e...

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'Frontier of planetary science': NASA probe completes flyby of distant Ultima Thule

'Frontier of planetary science': NASA probe completes flyby of distant Ultima Thule

It's been a busy new year period for NASA: its Osiris Rex spacecraft just entered orbit around the asteroid Bennu on Monday, too. Stern said that Ultima Thule was unique because it was a rel...

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NASA Is About To Perform The Most Distant Planetary Flyby Ever

NASA Is About To Perform The Most Distant Planetary Flyby Ever

The object is so old and pristine that it's essentially like going back in time to the beginning of our solar system . The spacecraft's closest approach to this primitive space rock comes January 1...

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Winter storm warnings begin Wednesday across much of state

Winter storm warnings begin Wednesday across much of state

For the latest road conditions, go online to www.kandrive.org or call 511. This multi-day storm comes with a second and third punch. Snowfall is forecast to continue throughout Thursday. The hea...

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Japan to Leave International Whaling Commission to Resume Whaling

Japan to Leave International Whaling Commission to Resume Whaling

If Japan leaves the IWC, it can not continue its research whaling programme in the Antarctic Ocean. The IWC, established in 1946 to conserve and manage the world's whale and cetacean population,...

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Bright Object Seen in Northern California Sky

Bright Object Seen in Northern California Sky

They could not confirm if it was connected to the scrubbed rocket launch but said there is "no threat to the homeland". "Like a fighter pilot that was leaving a insane streak in the sky". "The team is...

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Geminid Meteor Shower 2018: How to watch in India, timings, and dates

Geminid Meteor Shower 2018: How to watch in India, timings, and dates

You could see up to 75 meteors an hour! The Geminid meteor shower is set to dazzle the nighttime sky on December 13 and will continue until the early morning hours of December 14. If you want to...

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NASA's Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space

NASA's Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space

NASA has confirmed that Voyager 2 crossed the heliopause , the boundary of the Sun's solar wind, though there are a few other conflicting ways to measure where exactly the Sun's influence (and...

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NASA's InSight lander 'hears' Martian wind

NASA's InSight lander 'hears' Martian wind

NASA's InSight lander on the surface of Mars . Bruce Banerdt, InSight principal investigator at Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), said that capturing the sound waves on the red planet ...

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SpaceX launches cargo, but fails to land rocket

SpaceX launches cargo, but fails to land rocket

The launch itself was a success, but landing the rocket for reuse didn't go as planned. To the global space station kicked off the sixteenth mission of the cargo ship Dragon under the NASA contrac...

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Global carbon emissions reached a record high in 2018

Global carbon emissions reached a record high in 2018

Global carbon emissions reached an all-time high in 2018, an extraordinary watermark in Earth's history that underscores the need for faster and stronger action to address accelerating climate change...

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Draper Tapped For NASA's 'Space Race' To Go Back To The Moon

Draper Tapped For NASA's 'Space Race' To Go Back To The Moon

The nine companies announced at the event will begin developing technology to support the upcoming Gateway lunar station and land small payloads on the moon itself. NASA has said it expects work...

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Lockheed, Draper among NASA partners for new lunar payload services

Lockheed, Draper among NASA partners for new lunar payload services

It is an experimental part of the agency's plan for Americans to orbit the Moon starting in 2023, and land astronauts on the surface no later than the late 2020s. These Commercial Lunar Payload Servi...

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Watch NASA’s Mars InSight landing live right here

Watch NASA’s Mars InSight landing live right here

To reach Mars, InSight cruised 301,223,981 miles at a top speed of 6,200 mph, while being followed by two cube satellites. Any shallower, and the probe will bounce off into deep space. Less than a m...

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Buried on Black Friday, climate report still turns heads

Buried on Black Friday, climate report still turns heads

The new federal climate report, released by the Trump administration a day after Thanksgiving, issues a dire warning about the economic impact from the deteriorating environment. Representative Eddi...

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NASA announces Mars 2020 rover landing site

NASA announces Mars 2020 rover landing site

NASA has chosen the landing site for its next rover mission to Mars: a treacherously rugged 3.6 billion-year-old crater. "Getting samples from this unique area will revolutionize how we think about...

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Stephen Hawking’s wheelchair and thesis fetch more than US$1m at auction

Stephen Hawking’s wheelchair and thesis fetch more than US$1m at auction

The full collection also included manuscripts by Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, and Albert Einstein . In total, the auction included 52 lots and raised around $2.35 million. A signed copy of his wor...

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Festive firecrackers worsen Delhi's air quality to

Festive firecrackers worsen Delhi's air quality to "severe emergency" category

The SAFAR had warned that even if partial toxic firecrackers as compare to past year were burnt, then the air quality would fall in the severe category. The court also ruled that firecrackers coul...

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'Oumuamua: Comet or Alien Probe?

'Oumuamua: Comet or Alien Probe?

IThe theory is based on the object's "excess acceleration", or its unexpected boost in speed as it traveled through and ultimately out of our solar system in January 2018. Since its discovery, scienti...

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Delhi records season's worst air quality ahead of Diwali

Delhi records season's worst air quality ahead of Diwali

Delhi's air quality is expected to deteriorate to "severe plus emergency" category after Diwali , the central government-run System of Air Quality Forecasting and Research said. Delhi Environment...

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