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Orionid meteor shower peaks this weekend!

Orionid meteor shower peaks this weekend!

If you miss the peak, you can also be on the lookout for the shower between October 15 and 29, but the meteors may not be as frequent. Expect to see about 15 meteors per hour at peak. on October 21 an...

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Chill Out - Maine Could Have A Milder-Than-Average Winter

Chill Out - Maine Could Have A Milder-Than-Average Winter

But there isn't anywhere in the country who are definitely due for a colder-than-normal winter. In the U.S. Winter Outlook for December through February, higher-than-normal temperatures are expect...

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United Launch Alliance to Launch AEHF Satellite Wednesday

United Launch Alliance to Launch AEHF Satellite Wednesday

The satellite, known as Advanced Extremely High Frequency 4 (AEHF-4), departed from Space Launch Complex 41 at 12:15 a.m. local time, lighting up the night as the 21-story rocket made its way over the...

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Stephen Hawking in His Last Book Repeats, 'There Is No God'

Stephen Hawking in His Last Book Repeats, 'There Is No God'

His last book, which includes ten quizzes, begins with the question of whether there is a god and gives a negative answer. Brief Answers to the Big Questions hit the shelves this week, and in it, ...

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Scientists record Antarctica's singing ice shelf

Scientists record Antarctica's singing ice shelf

If you're still hunting for a soundtrack for your Halloween party, what about this ghostly tune by the Ross Ice Shelf? The hum is too low in frequency to be audible to human ears, but the new find...

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Forecasters unveil weather outlook for upcoming winter across US

The NOAA prediction has contradicted the Farmer's Almanac prediction, which said the winter will be harsh this season. Much of the state has at least a 33 percent chance of a warmer than normal ...

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Study Points to Mass Extinction of Mammals

According to the calculations of Davis and his co-authors, to recover all branches of mammals disappear in the next 50 years will require not less than three million and five million will need t...

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NASA’s Chandra Observatory back in action

NASA’s Chandra Observatory back in action

The reason for Chandra going into safe mode on October 10 has now been found out and the Operations team has resumed the spacecraft to its normal pointing mode, according to the USA space agency. NASA...

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China plans to replace streetlights with ‘artificial moon’ by 2020

China plans to replace streetlights with ‘artificial moon’ by 2020

Wu Chunfeng , chairman of Chengdu aerospace science and technology microelectronics system research institute , announced the news and said that the artificial moon would be eight times brighte...

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Late Physicist Stephen Hawking Predicted Race of

Late Physicist Stephen Hawking Predicted Race of "Superhumans"

He estimated the process of 100 years of wait. Hawking, who had motor neurone disease and passed away aged 76 in March, wrote in the essays that he was certain "people will discover how to modify bo...

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Cosmonaut Describes Aborted Soyuz Launch

Cosmonaut Describes Aborted Soyuz Launch

Hague said he and Ovchinin were hanging upside down when the cabin landed back on Earth. The rocket's failure triggered the emergency system that sent the landing capsule into ballistic reentry. His...

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Global warming will ruin beer, scientists warn

Global warming will ruin beer, scientists warn

Add beer to chocolate, coffee and wine as some of life's little pleasures that global warming will make scarcer and costlier, scientists say. The researchers acknowledge that the price of beer is "n...

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Rescue Efforts Continue in US Amid Hurricane Michael Devastation

Rescue Efforts Continue in US Amid Hurricane Michael Devastation

Search-and-rescue teams yesterday found a body in the Florida Panhandle town almost wiped out by Hurricane Michael, and authorities said that there is little doubt the death toll will rise further. ...

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Another NASA space telescope shuts down in orbit

Another NASA space telescope shuts down in orbit

If it is not, the spacecraft will be configured for one-gyro operations, which will still provide excellent science well into the 2020s, enabling it to work alongside the James Webb Space Telescope...

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Hurricane Michael kills 17 in United States, death toll expected to rise

Hurricane Michael kills 17 in United States, death toll expected to rise

Miami Fire Chief Joseph Zahralban, leader of a search-and-rescue unit that went into the flattened town, said: "We have one confirmed deceased and are working to determine if there are others". This...

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Soft hair: Stephen Hawking’s final theory explained

The paper named BlackHole Entropy and Soft Hair handles with the end result for data when it falls into a blackhole, an issue that hypothetical physicists allude to as 'the information paradox . ...

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Researchers just made healthy baby mice with two mothers & no father

Researchers just made healthy baby mice with two mothers & no father

Another view of a healthy adult bimaternal mouse, born to two mothers, with offspring of her own. Just as impressively, the created mice were able to live to adulthood and have offspring of their ow...

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Russia Suspends Manned Space Launches

Russia Suspends Manned Space Launches

Nasa astronaut Nick Hague and Russian space agency Roscosmos's Alexei Ovchinin lifted off as scheduled at 2.40pm local time from the Baikonur cosmodrome on a Soyuz booster rocket. Their Soy...

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Vietnam exerts efforts to ease climate change impacts

Vietnam exerts efforts to ease climate change impacts

Addressing the dialogue, Deputy Minister of MONRE Le Cong Thanh said that as one of the countries heavily impacted by climate change, Vietnam has actively implemented global commitments and made eff...

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Before and After Satellite Images Show Hurricane Michael's Devastation in Florida

Before and After Satellite Images Show Hurricane Michael's Devastation in Florida

The U.S. death toll from Hurricane Michael rose to 16 on Friday, law enforcement officials said, as rescue crews began searching hardest-hit communities in the Florida panhandle rendered almost inac...

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Emergency landing following Soyuz launch failure

Emergency landing following Soyuz launch failure

NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin are ready and waiting for their trip to the International Space Station. Sergei Krikalyov, the head of Roscosmos' manned progra...

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau praises Michaelle Jean at Francophonie summit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau praises Michaelle Jean at Francophonie summit

She is facing strong competition from Rwandan Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo . Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Michaelle Jean at the headquarters of the Organisation Internati...

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After Michael's rampage on Florida Panhandle: 'Nothing Left'

After Michael's rampage on Florida Panhandle: 'Nothing Left'

Virginia officials said that Michael, classified as a tropical storm by the time it plowed through the state, had killed five people there. Much of downtown Port St. An insurance company that produ...

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Chandler Rocket Company Receives $800M Air Force Contract

Chandler Rocket Company Receives $800M Air Force Contract

Two of the new rockets will be selected in a second competition, providing assured access to space through the next decade and beyond. Interestingly, current launch provider SpaceX was not on the ...

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Search under way for victims of deadly US Hurricane

Search under way for victims of deadly US Hurricane

The coastal township of Mexico Beach , Fla., lays devastated on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, after Hurricane Michael made landfall on Wednesday in the Florida Panhandle. The hurricane also damaged ...

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Hurricane Michael: Georgia, Alabama Declare State of Emergency

Hurricane Michael: Georgia, Alabama Declare State of Emergency

On its current track, it would make landfall somewhere along a coastline that includes the cities and towns of Fort Walton Beach, Panama City Beach, Port St. said the 2,300 residents were frantically ...

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'Horrendous. Catastrophic': Menacing Michael Leaves Florida Devastated, Heads for Carolinas

'Horrendous. Catastrophic': Menacing Michael Leaves Florida Devastated, Heads for Carolinas

Among those brought to safety were nine people rescued by helicopter from a bathroom of their Panama City home after their roof collapsed, Petty Officer 3rd Class Ronald Hodges said. They turned out t...

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American and Russian astronaut rescued after emergency landing following rocket booster malfunction

American and Russian astronaut rescued after emergency landing following rocket booster malfunction

One of the pictures showed Hague smiling and another had him sitting next to Russia's space agency chief Dmitry Rogozin. This subjects the crew to higher levels of g-force. Borisov added that Russian ...

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Trey Songz Loses His Mind Over Alien Looking SpaceX Satellite Launch

Trey Songz Loses His Mind Over Alien Looking SpaceX Satellite Launch

The rocket is now scheduled to launch at 7:21 p.m. local time, carry the SAOCOM 1A satellite into space, and return to Earth shortly afterward. SpaceX also posted a video recap of the Falcon 9 roc...

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NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope Put In Standby Due To Gyroscope Failure

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope Put In Standby Due To Gyroscope Failure

Scientists are now performing analyses and tests to determine what options are available to recover the gyro to operational performance. That mission restored Hubble's cameras, installed new ones an...

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