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A dozen new moons found orbiting Jupiter, pushing total to 79

A dozen new moons found orbiting Jupiter, pushing total to 79

That's why, in March 2017, the team was studying the sky from the Cerro-Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile. If you go outside late at night and let your eyes adapt, Sheppard says, "the sky blo...

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Huge diamond cache likely buried in Earth's interior

Huge diamond cache likely buried in Earth's interior

Using what they already know about how seismic waves travel through different types of material, the researchers took a close look at seismograph data from large-scale events like earthquakes and made...

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Blue Origin subjects its rocket to high-altitude escape test

Blue Origin subjects its rocket to high-altitude escape test

Perched on top of the vehicle is a capsule for crew members, which the rocket carries skyward during flight. Cornell didn't offer a timetable for crewed flights beyond "soon" during the webcast bu...

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The Belgian priest named Georges Lemaître revealed that universe is growing

He was the first to derive what is now known as Hubble's law and made the first estimation of what is now called the Hubble constant - a unit of measurement that denotes the rate at which the unive...

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United States researchers discover 12 new moons around Jupiter

United States researchers discover 12 new moons around Jupiter

The center used the Carnegie insitute's observations to calculate the orbits of the newly found moons. Over the lifetime of the solar system, a collision seems inevitable. "Valetudo's going down the...

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Heat warning issued for parts of Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands

Heat warning issued for parts of Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands

Unless you have an airconditioned home, you probably already know that the heat warning for the City of Calgary remains in place by the stifling heat you woke up to. Overnight lows aren't expected t...

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Putin Asked Trump to Let Russia Question McFaul, White House Says

Critics have accused him of siding with Russian Federation over his own country by failing to criticize Moscow for what US intelligence agencies past year described as Moscow's interference in the 201...

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Adidas Committed to Using Only Recycled Plastics by 2024

Adidas Committed to Using Only Recycled Plastics by 2024

Adidas switched from using plastic bags to paper bags in its retail stores in 2016. Adidas stated that they will gradually reduce the use of plastics in their warehouses, distribution centers, offic...

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Watch Blue Origin launch its New Shepard spacecraft live right here

Blue Origin wasn't the only company testing the waters with this New Shepard rocket launch; the rocket's capsule contained a variety of devices and experiments for scientists and educators conduct...

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Scotland chosen as site for first British space port

Scotland chosen as site for first British space port

The horizontal launch sites will be at Newquay in Cornwall, Glasgow Prestwick in Scotland and Snowdonia in Wales with support from a £2m fund for sub-orbital flights and satellite launches via air...

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Daredevil 'oddball' among 12 newly discovered Jupiter moons

Daredevil 'oddball' among 12 newly discovered Jupiter moons

The team first glimpsed the moons in March last year from the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile, but needed more than a year to confirm that the bodies were locked in orbit around the g...

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Astronomers Just Announced The Discovery of 12 New Moons Around Jupiter

The initial discovery of most of the new moons were made on the Blanco 4-meter telescope at Cerro Tololo Inter-American in Chile and operated by the National Optical Astronomical Observatory of the Un...

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Heat warnings issued for much of B.C.'s South Coast

Heat warnings issued for much of B.C.'s South Coast

In addition to the severe thunderstorm watch, Chatham-Kent and Windsor-Essex are still under a heat warning . "The severe weather threat will diminish this evening", the national weather agency said ...

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Critically Endangered Black Rhinos Die in Kenya

Critically Endangered Black Rhinos Die in Kenya

In a bid to begin a new population of the rare animals, 11 rhinos were transported from Nairobi National Park and Nakuru National Park to a sanctuary in Tsavo East National Park . Poachers hun...

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South Africa unveils super radio telescope

South Africa unveils super radio telescope

However, infrared, X-ray, and radio wavelengths penetrate the dust and open a window into this distinctive region. "We didn't expect to use our telescope so early in the game, it's not even optimize...

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In a cosmic first, scientists detect 'ghost particles'

In a cosmic first, scientists detect 'ghost particles'

By studying neutrinos , scientists gain insight into the processes that drive powerful cosmic events, including supernovae and black holes . "This really is the dawn of a new type of astronomy". O...

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July there will be a partial solar Eclipse

July there will be a partial solar Eclipse

According to the publication, the rarity of the Eclipse is that it happens on Friday the 13th. This is the reason why some people would choose to consume their food after the eclipse only. It is adv...

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The potential threat from space: the Earth flying two new asteroid

The potential threat from space: the Earth flying two new asteroid

NASA sees 2017 YE5 is an opportunity to gain a better understanding of binary asteroids and their formation as well as their internal composition. A bi-static radar image of the binary asteroid 20...

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Iceberg 4 miles wide breaks off from Greenland glacier

Iceberg 4 miles wide breaks off from Greenland glacier

Residents are hoping for a strong wind and turning tide, which could push the iceberg safely past the island into the nearby Baffin Bay, but now, warmer weather and precipitation are causing experts t...

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Century's longest lunar eclipse will occur this month

And it was a solar eclipse today by 13th july 2018. This is because, by definition, an eclipse is the Moon getting between the Earth and the Sun. The moon's shadow will mostly fall over the open...

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Nasa commercial crew program for space station faces delays

Nasa commercial crew program for space station faces delays

Right now, both SpaceX and Boeing are working independently to meet that demand, but a new report from the Government Accountability Office reveals that neither of them are as far along as they shou...

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Jaguar escapes habitat at Audubon Zoo, kills 6 animals

Jaguar escapes habitat at Audubon Zoo, kills 6 animals

Saturday and was captured and returned to its night house after being sedated by a vet team almost an hour later, after it had mauled four alpacas, one emu and one fox. "This is by far the biggest inc...

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Ireland Set to Become World’s First Country to Divest From Fossil Fuels

Ireland Set to Become World’s First Country to Divest From Fossil Fuels

Ireland became the first country in the world to commit to withdrawing public money invested in fossil fuels thanks to Deputy Pringle's bill, which passed through the Dáil with cross-party supp...

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First Israeli spacecraft to land on moon next year

First Israeli spacecraft to land on moon next year

About it reports Reuters with a reference to the Executive Director SpaceIL IDO Anteby. SpaceIL and the state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries plan to launch their unmanned craft in Decem...

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Scientists Track 'Ghost Particle' to Source for First Time

Scientists Track 'Ghost Particle' to Source for First Time

A tiny, high-energy particle with very little mass is setting the astronomical world alight, as the captured "ghost" particle is helping scientists to resolve a century-old riddle about what object ...

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Rare rhinos die after being returned to wild

Rare rhinos die after being returned to wild

The tourism ministry said "preliminary investigations" suggested the rhinos could have died of "salt poisoning" after drinking different water in their new environment. In May, six black rhinos were m...

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Harsh criticism as Icelandic whalers appear to have killed endangered blue whale

Despite the moratorium of the global whaling Commission, established on the commercial hunting of whales in Iceland are allowed to catch whales-the fin whale. Sea Shepherd UK's Chief Operating offic...

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Officials Conduct Demolition of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Towers

Officials Conduct Demolition of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Towers

The twin mobile gantries at Launch Complex 17 (LC-17) were imploded Thursday morning (July 12), toppling the oldest remaining launch pad structures at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. "I...

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Israel Set to Land Spacecraft on Moon in Historic First

According to one of the entrepreneurs who support the project , the Jewish philanthropist Morris Khan, the investment made in the important Israeli project is at least $95 million. The craft is sched...

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Israel sent to the moon unmanned spacecraft SpaceX rocket

The spacecraft's design and development process, which involved intensive work of engineers, scientists and team members, began in 2013 and continued until a year ago, when its construction at the IAI...

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Near miss for Nova Scotia from tropical storm Chris

Near miss for Nova Scotia from tropical storm Chris

While Chris is moving away from the US, some swells are expected to affect portions of the coast from North Carolina to New England. Aqua also found strength in large, fragmented bands of thundersto...

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Texas could gain ally in President Trump's Supreme Court nominee

Texas could gain ally in President Trump's Supreme Court nominee

In 2016, Kavanaugh reported having between $60,000 and $200,000 in debt accrued over three credit cards and a loan. Each credit card held between $15,000 and $50,000 in debt, and a Thrift Savings Pl...

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Progress cargo spacecraft makes fastest-ever trip to space station

Piloted craft traditionally take two days or 34 orbits to reach the ISS. However, the space agency found a way to reduce that travel time to just under 6 hours in 2013. Progress Spacecraft are expe...

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Fossil of first ‘giant dinosaur’ species found in Argentina

Fossil of first ‘giant dinosaur’ species found in Argentina

However, it is unclear how dinosaurs grew to such massive proportions. An Argentinian team of researchers discovered 200-million-year-old giant dinosaur bones. Is This Discovery Essential to the E...

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SCOTUS Nominee Kavanaugh on Gun Control & the 2nd Amendment

SCOTUS Nominee Kavanaugh on Gun Control & the 2nd Amendment

The court's liberal justices wouldn't seem to be going anywhere during a Trump presidency if they can help it. Ginsburg, who at 85 is the court's oldest member, has already hired law clerks through ...

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Scientists capture breaking of glacier in Greenland

Scientists capture breaking of glacier in Greenland

Alarming footage shows a four-mile-long iceberg breaking off a glacier in Greenland in the latest example of the devastating effects of climate change . The grant is part of the newly announced $25-m...

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Things You Should Know About Brett Kavanaugh

Things You Should Know About Brett Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh takes a high-altitude approach, espousing broad constitutional principles. But their situations would be much worse if their votes were needed for confirmation. While Elian's father wanted h...

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Trump's Supreme Court pick works Capitol Hill

Trump's Supreme Court pick works Capitol Hill

As November's congressional election looms, Republican senators are calling for a swift confirmation process for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in the hope of put...

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Incredible video shows 4-mile iceberg breaking in Greenland

At four-miles, the iceberg would stretch from lower Manhattan up to Midtown in New York City. Thus far, according to the NYU scientists, the Thwaites Glacier-part of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet-has...

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Laguna Beach Instagram model recovering after shark bite in the Bahamas

Laguna Beach Instagram model recovering after shark bite in the Bahamas

Katarina Zarutskie , 19, was vacationing in the Bahamas with her boyfriend and his family, when she chose to take advantage of getting an epic Instagram pic. Luckily, she managed to free herself a...

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