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US needs a single standard for fuel efficiency: EPA chief

US needs a single standard for fuel efficiency: EPA chief

The news of the Trump administration's plan was leaked in late May , but Bloomberg spoke to people who had seen the plans recently. California is certain to file a lawsuit to defend its ability t...

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Giant liquid water lake found under Martian ice

In the past, Mars had already been home to bodies of water as evidenced by dry bed lakes and river valleys on its surface. The data also ruled out liquid CO2, which is not polarized like water and t...

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SpaceX Lifts-Off Communications Satellite On New Rocket's 2nd-Ever Flight

It's just rocket science: The Block 4, the company's earlier rocket, was created to be used only a few times. After a second burn about 18 minutes later, the Telstar 19 VANTAGE satellite was releas...

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Falcon 9 lifts off with Telstar 19 VANTAGE

Falcon 9 lifts off with Telstar 19 VANTAGE

First up on SpaceX's hectic schedule is another launch of its new "Block 5" Falcon 9 rocket . At 1:50 a.m. Sunday, July 22, a 230-foot Falcon 9 rocket fired nine Merlin main engines to rumble f...

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IOC Gender-Balances Program of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

IOC Gender-Balances Program of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

Tokyo organisers will hope their 2020 mascots can replicate the success of Soohorang, the cuddly stuffed tiger from the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang earlier this year. "You have helped to pick them...

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Mystery of Spiky-Skulled Utah Dinosaur Solved

Mystery of Spiky-Skulled Utah Dinosaur Solved

The new species Akainacephalus lived during the Late Cretaceous Period and offers the most complete skeleton of an ankylosaurid dinosaur found in the southwestern US. Asian ankylosaurids had mor...

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Neil Armstrong's space memorabilia will go up for sale at auction

Neil Armstrong's space memorabilia will go up for sale at auction

Forty-nine years ago today, on July 20, 1969, humans set foot on the moon for the first time in history. Including over 2,000 products, the collection will go on sale in a series of 3 auctions ...

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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to Launch 'High-Altitude Escape Motor Test' Wednesday

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to Launch 'High-Altitude Escape Motor Test' Wednesday

Eventually, when it's ready to go, Blue Origin hopes to use New Shepard to bring adventurous passengers to sub-orbital space. The booster and capsule - both repeat flyers - landed successfully. Th...

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Baby Snake Preserved In Amber Is Unprecedented Find - Dead Things : Dead Things

Baby Snake Preserved In Amber Is Unprecedented Find - Dead Things : Dead Things

Michael Caldwell , biology professor at the University of Alberta has already co-authored a study for the journal of Science Advances in which the baby snake is described to the smallest details. ...

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'Oddball' Moon Among 12 New Discoveries Orbiting Jupiter

'Oddball' Moon Among 12 New Discoveries Orbiting Jupiter

A greater number of irregular moons because it tells us about a time during Jupiter's formation when the planet was still growing. All of these new moons are very small, only about one to three kilo...

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Adidas Pledges To Only Use Recycled Plastic By 2024

Adidas Pledges To Only Use Recycled Plastic By 2024

Adidas will save an estimated 40 tons of plastic per year with the move, which has already started. Adidas is taking another step toward the production of sustainable products, pledging to use only...

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Scotland has been chosen to host U.K.'s first spaceport

Scotland has been chosen to host U.K.'s first spaceport

London-based Orbex has received £5.5m to build a new rocket launch from the site at Sutherland, which will help develop its orbital launch vehicle to deliver the small satellites into orbit. "Lockhe...

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12 new moons spotted around Jupiter - but one may destroy them all

12 new moons spotted around Jupiter - but one may destroy them all

Given their distance and angle from Jupiter , they are also most likely pieces of a once-larger moon. Having a new, bigger camera on the telescope enabled the team to cover a larger percentage of...

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Astronomers Have Discovered a Dozen New Moons Circling Jupiter

Using the Blanco four-metre telescope at Cerro Tololo Inter-American in Chile - which had been recently fitted with a new and highly sensitive instrument called the "Dark Energy Camera ", which is ab...

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Heat warning issued for east and south Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands

Heat warning issued for east and south Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands

A heat warning has been issued for Calgary, with high temperatures hovering around 30 C expected Monday and Tuesday. The risk of severe thunderstorms is associated with a cold front moving from we...

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In Antarctica found a particle from another galaxy

In Antarctica found a particle from another galaxy

The display pattern is how scientists represent data on recorded light. In this illustration, based on an aerial view near the South Pole, an artistic rendering of the IceCube detector shows the int...

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Greenland villagers evacuated after iceberg comes to town

Greenland villagers evacuated after iceberg comes to town

He says "These are small villages which are situated on the shore, with small houses, and suddenly snowfalls appear, and they look like NY skyscrapers, they are simply high". "There are cracks and hol...

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Space launch towers demolished at Cape Canaveral

Space launch towers demolished at Cape Canaveral

Complex 17 was activated in 1957 for test launches of Thor ballistic missile, and later was known for space missions by Delta rockets. The United States Air Force's 45th Space Wing oversaw the demolit...

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Disgusting particle scientists understand the new understanding of the universe

Disgusting particle scientists understand the new understanding of the universe

Most neutrinos arriving at Earth derive from the Sun, but those that reach us with the highest energies are thought to stem from the same sources as cosmic rays . "Through Fermi , gamma rays are ...

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Israeli company plans lunar landing next year

Israeli company plans lunar landing next year

Its maximum speed will reach more than 10 kilometers per second (36,000 kilometers, or almost 22,370 miles, per hour). The $95 million project, largely funded by South African-Israeli billionaire Mo...

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