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Radar Probe Reveals Huge Reservoir of Liquid Water Under Mars’ Surface

Radar Probe Reveals Huge Reservoir of Liquid Water Under Mars’ Surface

The discovery marks the first time a "large stable body of liquid water " has been discovered on the Red Planet . The lake was discovered in the Planum Australe region using the MARSIS (Mars A...

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SpaceX launches Canada's giant Telstar 19

SpaceX launches Canada's giant Telstar 19

Steven", as per media reports . Space company SpaceX in the night of Sunday, July 22, successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket which should put into orbit the canadian communication satellit...

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Blue Origin plans high-altitude escape test on suborbital launch Wednesday

Blue Origin plans high-altitude escape test on suborbital launch Wednesday

Three minutes after take-off, the company fired the crew capsule's emergency motor and saw the spacecraft soar to an altitude of roughly 74 miles (119 kilometers), well above the Karman line, or the w...

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A dozen new moons have been discovered orbiting Jupiter

A dozen new moons have been discovered orbiting Jupiter

Just like that, Jupiter has 12 new moons., all of which have been confirmed by other telescopes. Not only is it the smallest of Jupiter's 79 known moons-at less than a kilometer in diameter-but it h...

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Watch Blue Origin's high-altitude abort test during latest rocket launch

One company sent up a system created to provide reliable WiFi connectivity in space, while another added a number of textiles to the capsule so they could test their viability for use in space suits. ...

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Astronomers Serendipitously Discover 12 Moons Around Jupiter

Astronomers Serendipitously Discover 12 Moons Around Jupiter

For greater detail, a spacecraft is needed. The team was using the Blanco 4-metre telescope at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile, which recently got upgraded with the Dark Energy Cam...

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12 new moons discovered around Jupiter

The Blanco 4-meter telescope Sheppard was using is uniquely suited to spotting potential new moons both because the camera installed on it can photograph a huge area of sky at once and because it'...

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Tropical storm Chris became a hurricane

Tropical storm Chris became a hurricane

As Chris's winds increased to 85 miles per hour on Tuesday afternoon, the storm became the second hurricane of this year's Atlantic hurricane season, albeit only reaching Category 1 strength. This m...

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A Hundred Classmates Endorse Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

A Hundred Classmates Endorse Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

The NRA's six million members and tens of millions of supporters who voted for President Trump have ensured that the framers' vision of constitutional freedom will have a strong voice on the court f...

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NY state assemblyman calls out fellow Democrats: 'Stop being crybabies!'

NY state assemblyman calls out fellow Democrats: 'Stop being crybabies!'

Jonathan Turley is a George Washington University constitutional law professor. "This is extremely unsafe", Schumer told reporters Tuesday. ". The extent to which education - especially at eli...

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Shark bites University of Miami student in Bahamas

Shark bites University of Miami student in Bahamas

She was swimming on Stanley Key Island, known for it's crystal clear water and normally docile nurse sharks. "From my previous knowledge from surfing and scuba diving, I know nurse sharks are usuall...

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Starbucks to Eliminate Plastic Straws by 2020

Starbucks to Eliminate Plastic Straws by 2020

Viral videos - including one depicting researchers extracting a plastic straw from a sea turtle's bleeding nostril - is prompting some companies and municipalities to find ocean-friendlier alternati...

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Starbucks Will Eliminate Plastic Straws Globally by 2020

Starbucks Will Eliminate Plastic Straws Globally by 2020

Earlier this month Seattle became the first major United States city to ban plastic straws and plastic cutlery in its eateries. For more on the decision to remove plastic straws, visit CNN . To...

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Tropical Depression Two Forms

Tropical Depression Two Forms

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 miles per hour (55 km/h) with higher gusts. The storm is forecast to become a hurricane by Friday or Saturday, but should get shredded by strong wind shear before...

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Incoming EPA administrator promises ‘overall agenda’ at the agency won’t change much

Incoming EPA administrator promises ‘overall agenda’ at the agency won’t change much

He had also enlisted his staff to contact conservative groups and companies to find a lucrative job for his unemployed wife, including emails seeking a Chick-fil-A franchise from a senior executive at...

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Scott Pruitt Steps Down From EPA

Scott Pruitt Steps Down From EPA

In a series of tweets , the president thanked Pruitt for his "outstanding" service and announced that Andy Wheeler, the EPA's current deputy head and a former coal lobbyist and Senate staffer, wi...

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Ford Guts Carbon Tax - Here Is How Much You Save On Gas

Ford Guts Carbon Tax - Here Is How Much You Save On Gas

The government's press release states that it may continue to fund "specific initiatives" out of general tax revenue, but the decisions on which ones it will keep will be "made on a case-by-case basis...

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President accepts resignation of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

President accepts resignation of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

Mr Trump confirmed Mr Pruitt's resignation on Twitter , saying he had done "an outstanding job". I have no doubt that Andy will continue on with our great and lasting EPA agenda. It's still uncle...

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EPA Head Scott Pruitt Harassed at Restaurant

EPA Head Scott Pruitt Harassed at Restaurant

After weeks of reports about those alleged unethical dealings, Pruitt came under fire from lawmakers in April while testifying on Capitol Hill . Trump writes on Twitter , "Within the Agency Scot...

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Much of eastern Canada remains under blanket of hot, humid air

Much of eastern Canada remains under blanket of hot, humid air

It's going to be hot and humid through to Thursday", said Zhang. They planned to visit thousands more as the heat was expected to continue until Friday. Humidex values reaching 43 are expected. Un...

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Trump says he will announce his Supreme Court pick on July 9

In addition to talking about the Supreme Court, Mr. Trump also told reporters that he planned to discuss a variety of topics - including Syria, Ukraine and elections - with President Vladimir V. Dem...

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Saturday expected to be the hottest of the weekend

Saturday expected to be the hottest of the weekend

The heat index should approach 100 on Friday afternoon and could get as high at 110 on Saturday afternoon. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning starting Friday...

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Justice Anthony Kennedy Retiring; Donald Trump Gets 2nd Supreme Court Pick

Justice Anthony Kennedy Retiring; Donald Trump Gets 2nd Supreme Court Pick

If Republicans bent to this logic, the midterms would become, in part, a referendum on the Supreme Court, probably to an unprecedented extent given the gravity of this particular appointment. Crawford...

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Farewell to the Oldest Sumatran Orangutan in the World!

Farewell to the Oldest Sumatran Orangutan in the World!

Puan was awarded the Guiness World Record for being the oldest living Sumatran orangutan in the world in 2016. "Over the years Puan's eyelashes had greyed, her movement had slowed down and her min...

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Antarctic ice melt has tripled in five years

Antarctic ice melt has tripled in five years

Globally sea levels are rising by about 3mm a year. "The ice sheet is now losing three times as much ice". Altogether, 13,000 square miles of ice shelf area has been lost since the 1950s. Sea level ...

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Britain bars 1,300 ‘hooligans’ from travelling to World Cup

Britain bars 1,300 ‘hooligans’ from travelling to World Cup

North America will host the six-team playoff tournament in November 2025 to decide the last two places in the 48-team lineup. They warned "the amount of new infrastructure required for the Morocco...

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U.S., Mexico, & Canada to Host 2026 World Cup

U.S., Mexico, & Canada to Host 2026 World Cup

Italy failed to qualify for the first time since 1958, being the only one of eight teams to have won the competition who won't compete in Russian Federation. Hard numbers aside, it is a vote with Gibr...

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Wynne hopes Ford changes rules to give Ontario Liberals official party status

Wynne hopes Ford changes rules to give Ontario Liberals official party status

The Green Party was the other big victor Thursday night, gaining its first seat in the legislature as Leader Mike Schreiner handily won in Guelph. It's a stunning victory for Ford, whose campaign wa...

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Hey Ferrari, the CN Tower is in Toronto, not Montreal

Hey Ferrari, the CN Tower is in Toronto, not Montreal

For his part Vettel believes Ferrari's 2018 vehicle is not now "a true match" for Mercedes , despite having won the first race. The Silver Arrows now lead both the drivers and constructors champi...

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Season’s 1st tropical storm Aletta forms in eastern Pacific - NHC

Season’s 1st tropical storm Aletta forms in eastern Pacific - NHC

A fast storm can distribute its water across a wider surface area, decreasing the chance of extreme flooding. It points directly to the example of Hurricane Harvey , whose catastrophic rains were ena...

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