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Tropical moisture to cause weekend wetness for Big Bend, Gulf regions

Tropical moisture to cause weekend wetness for Big Bend, Gulf regions

Wu Sheng-yu (吳聖宇), a weather analyst with WeatherRisk Explore Inc., said that "Even if the likelihood of a direct strike by the storm is low, the system will be the most critical variable determining ...

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Nasa moves up 1st all-female spacewalk to fix power unit

Nasa moves up 1st all-female spacewalk to fix power unit

Meir, who is from Caribou, arrived on September 25 at the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft with Russian cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka and Emirati astronaut Hazz Al Mansouri....

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NASA unveils two new spacesuits for 2024 Moon mission

NASA unveils two new spacesuits for 2024 Moon mission

In addition to using the suits on the moon, NASA plans on adding modifications so they can eventually be used for future missions to Mars. Two Nasa engineers strutted on a stage inside the agency's ...

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Climate activists block roads, camp out in global protests

Climate activists block roads, camp out in global protests

Extinction Rebellion began their first demonstration on the 31st of October 2018 in Parliament Square, called 'Declaration of Rebellion' against the United Kingdom government. "I don't know that sh...

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Hunter’s Moon lighting up the sky Sunday night

Hunter’s Moon lighting up the sky Sunday night

If you want to know when you can see the moon in your location, you can use the Farmer Almanac's moonrise and moonset calculator here . Weather permitting, an incredible celestial sight will rise...

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'The First Spacewalker': Soviet Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov Dies at 85

'The First Spacewalker': Soviet Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov Dies at 85

He had to open a valve to vent oxygen from his suit to be able to fit through the hatch. Mr Leonov was a close friend of Mr Yury Gagarin, who became the first human to go to outer space in 1961. A...

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Scientists Just Discovered 20 Previously Unknown Moons Orbiting Saturn

Scientists Just Discovered 20 Previously Unknown Moons Orbiting Saturn

While some of these baby moons may stay hidden for the moment, Sheppard said that they might see them if astronomers use a larger and more powerful telescope. Two of the prograde moons require aroun...

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NASA administrator explains Twitter spat with SpaceX

NASA administrator explains Twitter spat with SpaceX

For all its success in launching and landing rockets, SpaceX has not yet launched a human into orbit. The pledge came during a press conference at SpaceX's headquarters in Los Angeles to address...

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'Kill it immediately': Invasive fish can survive on land, found in Georgia

'Kill it immediately': Invasive fish can survive on land, found in Georgia

Anyone who catches one of these fish is asked to kill it immediately . Georgia wildlife officials are warning people about the snakehead fish, an invasive type of fish that has been spotted around ...

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Centre of Milky Way exploded 3 million years ago

Centre of Milky Way exploded 3 million years ago

Astronomers analyzed the effects of the powerful flare using images captures by the Hubble Space Telescope . This was about 63 million years after the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs struck ...

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Draconids Meteor Shower Peaks Tuesday Evening

Draconids Meteor Shower Peaks Tuesday Evening

What is the Draconid meteor shower? The second meteor shower , the Southern Taurids , will peak Wednesday night into Thursday morning. As the icy comet zips around the Sun, bits and pieces of ...

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Tech startup Aleph Farms 3D bioprints meat in space

Tech startup Aleph Farms 3D bioprints meat in space

The experiment was led by Israeli startup Aleph Farms with support from Russian biotech company 3D Bioprinting Solutions and USA -based Meal Source Technologies and Finless Foods. Lab-grown meat...

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Two NASA astronauts complete 1st of 5 power upgrade spacewalks

Two NASA astronauts complete 1st of 5 power upgrade spacewalks

This unusual run of spacewalks will feature the first all-female spacewalk - by Koch and Jessica Meir - later this month. The announcement was made Friday during a briefing by the agency previewin...

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Saturn beats Jupiter with 82 moons, including 20 just discovered

Saturn beats Jupiter with 82 moons, including 20 just discovered

As you might recall from past year, Sheppard was involved in the discovery of 12 additional moons around Jupiter, bring the Jovian giant's total to 79. The moons, named after Inuit mythology, may on...

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Katie Bouman: The woman behind the first black hole image

Katie Bouman: The woman behind the first black hole image

Some people remarked that the photo is reminiscent of an iconic 1969 image of Margaret Hamilton with the printout of the Apollo guidance software code she and her team developed. I've really enjoy...

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First all-female spacewalk to happen this month

First all-female spacewalk to happen this month

Then Koch had the battery, and so it went until the job was complete. Koch is scheduled to conduct several other walks in October apart from the all-female one. I really don't think you can really e...

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Moon Lander successfully separates from Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter

Moon Lander successfully separates from Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter

The separation occurred around 3:45 a.m. EDT (745 GMT). All spacecraft parameters are normal, it said. The Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter continues to orbit the Moon in its existing orbit, ISRO added. Th...

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NASA is hearing 'peculiar sounds' on Mars

NASA is hearing 'peculiar sounds' on Mars

Interestingly, the lander was also able to pick up other sounds on Mars during nighttime on the Red Planet . The recordings released by NASA suggest that the planet's crust is similar to a mi...

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ISS astronauts safely return to Earth

ISS astronauts safely return to Earth

The three launched on board Russia's Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan shortly earlier than native time and arrived on the space lab about six hours later. When the...

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SpaceX Starship Rocket Will Reach Orbit In Six Months - Elon Musk

SpaceX Starship Rocket Will Reach Orbit In Six Months - Elon Musk

The Starship will "be the most powerful rocket in history, capable of carrying humans to the Moon, Mars, and beyond", SpaceX said in a tweet. "The critical breakthrough that's needed for us to b...

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Chinese probe lands on the far side of the moon

Chinese probe lands on the far side of the moon

The Chinese explorer broadcasted a photo of the "dark side" of the moon to the Queqiao satellite - launched in May, to provide communications support between Earth and Chang'e 4 - after landing ...

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Planet Nine Mystery Could Be Caused by a Black Hole Say Scientists

Planet Nine Mystery Could Be Caused by a Black Hole Say Scientists

This is where the Planet Nine hypothesis comes in, describing a world about ten times more massive than the Earth , which exerts an influence on this handful of TNOs , thus explaining their peculi...

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Three black holes on a collision course

Three black holes on a collision course

And optical-light data gathered by the SDSS and the Large Binocular Telescope in Arizona further bolstered the notion that all three black holes were active. These new results are encouraging, since...

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Don't miss Wednesday's spring worm supermoon - the next one isn't until 2038

Don't miss Wednesday's spring worm supermoon - the next one isn't until 2038

Specifically, the name refers to the time when birds begin to feast on earthworms that are pushing their way through the spring soil. A supermoon is 14% larger and 30% brighter than the regular ap...

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Researchers Coincidentally Observed A Black Hole Shredding A Star

Researchers Coincidentally Observed A Black Hole Shredding A Star

The visualization simulates the appearance of a black hole where infalling matter has collected into a thin, hot structure called an accretion disk . Patrick Vallely, a co-author and National Scien...

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Jaguars list Ramsey as questionable after birth of child

Jaguars list Ramsey as questionable after birth of child

Ramsey hasn't been with the team since Wednesday because he was in Nashville for the birth of his second daughter, but the team listed him as questionable for the game at Denver. Ramsey got into a sid...

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NASA releases high resolution lunar site images, says didn't locate Vikram lander

NASA releases high resolution lunar site images, says didn't locate Vikram lander

A wide view of a series of Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera's narrow angle camera images collected on September 17, 2019 showing the area of Chandrayaan 2 Lander Vikram's targeted landing site....

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Thousands gather in Winnipeg for global climate strike

Thousands gather in Winnipeg for global climate strike

The rally at the legislature featured guest speakers, many of them youth, speaking about the need for governments to turn their attention to fixing the climate crisis. In the heart of the giant Montre...

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NASA's new Black Hole visualization explains how & why we observe it

NASA's new Black Hole visualization explains how & why we observe it

Above we have the image released by NASA, and they explain that we can see where the black holes extreme gravitational pull has managed to pull in large amounts of matter that form into a thin struc...

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NASA's lunar probe is going to photograph the Indian moon lander today

NASA's lunar probe is going to photograph the Indian moon lander today

It was launched atop a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) MkIII, India's most powerful rocket and carried an orbiter, a Lander Vikram , and a Rover Pragyan, and it revolved around the moo...

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