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Scientists have caught a odd signal from deep space

This means that whatever produced the signal, which has been named "FRB 180725A", is likely to be extremely powerful. "Additional FRBs have be...

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California Heads For Showdown With Trump EPA Over Fuel-Efficiency Standards

More than a third of US auto buyers live in the 13 states plus Washington, DC , that have already adopted Clean Car standards requiring vehicle...

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NASA selects 9 astronauts for first crewed Boeing, SpaceX capsule test flights

The SpaceX crewed test flight, now scheduled for April 2019, will be flown by NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley . NASA ha...

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Coles will be punished for their plastic bag backflip

Australia is among places grappling with bans, but it has struck teething pains amid what many have likened to "tantrums" by change-averse custo...

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Sunita Williams, 8 others to fly on Boeing, SpaceX spacecraft

Boeing's first operational mission to the space station will mark his first time in space. "For the first time since 2011, we are on the brin...

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News Just now USA government proposes more lenient fuel economy targets

Under the Obama-era plan, the target was 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. The proposal to roll back anti-pollution efforts is in line with Presi...

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NASA Announces Boeing and Space Crews

Under the new schedule, SpaceX will fly an uncrewed demonstration mission in November 2018, three months later than the previous schedule rele...

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Mars is making closest approach to Earth in 15 years today

That is the point in Mars' orbit when it comes closest to Earth. At 3:50 a.m. EDT (0750 GMT), Mars reached the closest point to Earth in i...

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NASA revealed new images of Mars and Saturn

That's why this approach is so special, said Gary Boyle, who teaches people about astronomy as the backyard astronomer. "While the discovery i...

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Lunar eclipse: Century's longest 'blood moon' delights skygazers

NASA said the reason the eclipse lasted more than one hour and 40 minutes was because the moon went "directly through the center of the Earth...

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Sri Lankans to witness longest lunar eclipse

A lunar eclipse happens when the moon passes directly behind the earth and the moon is eclipsed by the shadow of the earth. "The moon is alwa...

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Polar bear shot dead after wounding cruise ship worker

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises said all ships in the area are required to employ guards to protect passengers from polar bears on tours. "Polar Bear shot...

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Mars will reach closest to Earth in 15 years

The Virtual Telescope Project will broadcast the total lunar eclipse and Mars opposition live from its position atop the Roman Forum on ...

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Wildfire Drives Tourists From Yosemite, Takes Local Economy With It

The closure-which is supposed to last through Sunday, July 29-will also affect all hotels, campgrounds, and visitor services in Yosemite Valley ...

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Scientists confirm Einsteins supermassive black hole theory

Using highly advanced instruments in the Very Large Telescope at the European Southern Observatory in Chile, Genzel's team were able to see thr...

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Blood moon dazzles star gazers in longest lunar eclipse of 21st century

This occurs when an eclipsed moon can be seen on one horizon, while the rising sun can be observed on the other. According to astronomer...

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Hurrah! Boffins finally discover liquid water sloshing around on Mars

Using the Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionosphere Sounding instrument ( MARSIS ), radar pulses were sent below ground to inspect 200...

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Blood moon should be an eerie spectacle this Friday evening

This means it will be passing through space at a point where the cone of Earth's shadow is wider, making the eclipse last longer . The Earth ...

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Eclipse 2018: Taiwan CELEBRATES rare lunar eclipse as Blood Moon LOOMS

All eyes will on the sky tonight as the world is to witness the handsome sight of 'blood moon' as the moon moves into the shadow of the earth ...

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Complete lunar eclipse begins, the longest of this century

On the east coast of Australia, the eclipse began at 3.14am (AEST), with the Earth's shadow slowly taking a bite out of the pearly white ful...

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World gazes at total lunar eclipse, longest of this century

But observers in much of Africa, the Middle East, southern Asia and the Indian Ocean region will get an eyeful, given cooperative weather , acc...

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This Weekend Offers A Chance To See Mars Up Close

Since 2003, an urban legend is circulated through email and social media every times Mars makes a close approach. "The end of July and early Aug...

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Details About The Longest Lunar Eclipse Of The Century The "Blood Moon"

Across Australia everyone will see the moon enter Earth's shadow at the exact same moment but those in Western Australia are the only ones who w...

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There might once have been life on the moon, study finds

In fact, liquid water could have been present on the surface of the Moon for about 70 million years, according to the study. At 17:14 Univ...

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Scientist find first lake of liquid water on Mars

Then, concerned that their hope the bright spots might be water could blind them to other explanations, Orosei and colleagues spent nearly a...

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Liquid water 'lake' is discovered on Mars

ESA's Mars Express orbiter has used radar signals bounced through underground layers of ice to find evidence of liquid water trapped below ...

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New Armored Dinosaur Species Discovered In Utah Named 'Thorny Head'

Paleontologists excavated in National forest, Utah and found the skeleton of a new species of dinosaur . Casts of the Akainacephalus johnson...

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Neil Armstrong's family to auction his personal collection

As the United States inches closer to the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, NASA's effort to resume space exploration and settle on ...

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Latest Blue Origin Launch Tests Space Exploration Technologies

During that test, the spacecraft's emergency motor was sacked 45 seconds into the flight, at an altitude of 16,000 feet (4,876 meters), slamming...

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Jupiter has a dozen new moons, including one 'oddball'

The astronomers were not intentionally searching for new Jovian moons when they began observing. Not only that, but when the orbital charact...

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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin launches spacecraft higher than ever

These latest tests were also created to push the booster to its limit, which led to Blue Origin noting the potential they could lose the boost...

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Researchers Discover 12 New Moons Around Jupiter

Because of that small moon's orbit, it may be eventually be destined for an crash. Others including the oddball are "pro-grade" moons travelli...

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Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'

Using the Blanco four-metre telescope at Cerro Tololo Inter-American in Chile - which had been recently fitted with a new and highly sensitive i...

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Tropical Storm Chris reaches hurricane strength in Atlantic

As for the tropics, Beryl has dissipated and Chris is a tropical storm. Infrared light provides scientists with temperature data and that's impo...

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Takeaways from FBI Agent's Explosive Congressional Hearing

Colbert also ripped Gowdy for "having his ass handed to him" by Strzok in another exchange and ridiculed Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) for invokin...

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