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Supermassive black hole violently swallows star, and researchers watch

Supermassive black hole violently swallows star, and researchers watch

Artist's conception in pullout - background is Hubble Space Telescope image of Arp 299 , a pair of colliding galaxies. Credit: Sophia Dagnello, NRAO/AUI/NSF; NASA, STScI. The VLBA observes at wavelen...

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The melting of ice in Antarctica is growing with great speed

The speed that the ice melts is a key indicator of climate change , says Shephered. But what concerns scientists is the balance of how much snow and ice accumulates in a given year versus the amount ...

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'Gotta go': Laura Ingraham urges Trump to fire Pruitt

'Gotta go': Laura Ingraham urges Trump to fire Pruitt

Speaking earlier in the day to conservative talk radio show host Laura Ingraham, Inhofe said that Pruitt needs to put the management problems that have come to mark his tenure behind him, otherwise o...

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Three new baby planets discovered not too far away from Earth

Three new baby planets discovered not too far away from Earth

Their new technique focuses on the motion of the gas, probing radial pressure gradients in the gas to see the shape of the perturbations-like swirls and eddies in a rocky streambed-allowing astronom...

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Woman sues NASA over moondust 'gifted by Neil Armstrong'

Woman sues NASA over moondust 'gifted by Neil Armstrong'

District Court in Kansas regarding its ownership as NASA claims that private citizen can't own lunar material whereas the lady disagrees. In the lawsuit, Cicco says that the vial of precious moon...

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Melting of Antarctica is speeding up, worrying scientists

Melting of Antarctica is speeding up, worrying scientists

Low-lying communities may have less time to prepare for the potentially devastating effects climate change is having on rising sea levels, a new report on Antarctica's rapidly melting ice sheet f...

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Massive Martian dust storm threatens plucky NASA rover

Massive Martian dust storm threatens plucky NASA rover

Engineers will monitor the rover's power levels closely in the week to come. At that check-in, they extended the low-power period to 72 hours. "By no means are we out of the woods here", Opportunit...

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Melting Ice Caps: Coastal cities DOOMED as Antarctica thaws RAPIDLY

Melting Ice Caps: Coastal cities DOOMED as Antarctica thaws RAPIDLY

Scientists warn that Antarctica's rapid melting could mean countries now have even less time to take action against climate change if they hope to protect vulnerable communities from rising sea le...

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Nashville leaders react to news of North America's 2026 World Cup

Nashville leaders react to news of North America's 2026 World Cup

The 2026 World Cup hosted by the United States, Canada and Mexico promises to take the tournament to a new level, delivering more teams, bigger crowds and bumper profits. "Let's hope that our national...

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Farmers Block Refineries to Protest Palm Oil Import

Farmers Block Refineries to Protest Palm Oil Import

The protests are a sign of growing anger in France's farming communities which have so far not mobilised in large numbers against the government of President Emmanuel Macron since his election. Acco...

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Hurricane Bud: Path, models, latest forecast of Category 4 hurricane today

Hurricane Bud: Path, models, latest forecast of Category 4 hurricane today

Hurricane Bud strengthened to category 4 overnight but is expected to weaken later today, the United States National Hurricane Center (NHC) said this morning. High surf and rip currents will be a ...

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Indian scientists discover planet 600 light years away from Earth

Indian scientists discover planet 600 light years away from Earth

Scientists have named the host star as EPIC 211945201 or K2-236. The team found the planet to be smaller in size than Saturn and bigger than Neptune. The three Earth-sized planets all have quite sho...

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New Discoveries from NASA - Was There Ever Life on Mars?

New Discoveries from NASA - Was There Ever Life on Mars?

The organic molecules preserved in 3.5 billion-year-old bedrock in Gale Crater-believed to once contain a shallow lake the size of Florida's Lake Okeechobee-suggest conditions back then may have been ...

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Canadian breakthrough on scrubbing CO2 from the air | Carbon & Sustainability

Canadian breakthrough on scrubbing CO2 from the air | Carbon & Sustainability

The costs of Carbon dioxide removal up until now were somewhere at around $ 600 per ton . "I hope it's a real change in the community's view of the technology", Keith says . In 2011, a pair of i...

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Ferrari under fire for confusing Toronto skyline for Montreal

Ferrari under fire for confusing Toronto skyline for Montreal

Williams is now bottom of the constructors standings with just four points, all scored by Stroll in Azerbaijan. The Mercedes driver is the most successful driver of the current generation around th...

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First footprints of animals discovered in China

The study entitled "Late Ediacaran trackways produced by bilaterian animals with paired appendages " was published June 6 in the journal Science Advances . They said they don't know exactly what...

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Hurricanes are slowing, which could be a big problem

Hurricanes are slowing, which could be a big problem

The study, released Wednesday in the scientific journal Nature , showed a 10% decrease in forward speed globally between 1949 and 2016, though there is some variation among ocean basins. Dr Christ...

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NASA Curiosity rover analysing Mars rocks again

NASA Curiosity rover analysing Mars rocks again

NASA's Curiosity Rover has apparently made an exciting discovery on Mars , but the space agency is remaining tight-lipped on the potential bombshell until Thursday, leaving plenty of time for specu...

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on World Environment Day

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on World Environment Day

Plastic bags don't biodegrade, they photodegrade i.e. breaking down into smaller and smaller toxic bits contaminating soil and waterways and entering the food web when animals accidentally ingest the...

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'Mars Could Have Supported Life': NASA Suggests Red Planet Was Habitable

'Mars Could Have Supported Life': NASA Suggests Red Planet Was Habitable

NASA released a statement this week announcing the space agency would be holding a live discussion on new science results from its Mars Curiosity rover . "Those two features are very important f...

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