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Liberals defeat opposition call for public inquiry into SNC-Lavalin affair

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to journalists before the start of a Liberal Party caucus meeting in the West Block on Parliamen...

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Israel launches spacecraft in SpaceX’s first private mission to moon

It is scheduled to lift off on Thursday evening from Cape Canaveral in Florida, the start of an eight-week journey to the moon's surface, with a...

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Did You See The Super Snow Moon?

The moon - our planet's only natural satellite - actually follows an elliptical orbit around the Earth. But some Native American tribes also nam...

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Israel's first lunar lander launched into space from Florida

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Israeli startup SpaceIL partnering with SpaceX to launch the first private lunar lander to the Moon and ...

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Japanese spacecraft to attempt landing on distant asteroid

During the touchdown, Hayabusa2 is programmed to extend a pipe and shoot a pinball-like object into the asteroid to blow up material from beneat...

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Scientists reveal why zebras have stripes

They found that although flies circled and touched horses and zebras at similar rates, they actually landed on zebras 25 per cent less often. Th...

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Israeli startup partners with Elon Musk's SpaceX to launch lunar lander

The unmanned craft is set to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Thursday, attached to a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket . "Good luck, Beresh...

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Oma puts northern NSW on cyclone watch

The storm grazed the coast near Byron Bay before moving offshore. Surf Life Saving Queensland at 8.30am announced that all Gold Coast beac...

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Super Snow Moon lights up UAE sky and around the world

In fact, compared to January's super blood wolf moon (which was totally a real thing, BTW), tonight's moon will be an entire 362 miles closer ...

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Prepare to witness the biggest & brightest Super Snowmoon tonight !!

It is a big event for the stargazing and Astro enthusiasts as the biggest supermoon of the year, termed as Super Snow Moon appears in the ni...

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Cyclone Oma: QLD Braces As Heavy Winds And High Tides Descend

The Bureau of Meteorology is predicting swells of two metres to pound our beaches today, conditions that will rise dramatically in coming days. ...

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Skygazers, it's time for a super snow moon tonight

Other common names for February's full moon are the Bony Moon, Hunger Moon and Little Famine Moon, according to the almanac. But American s...

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How to Watch the Super Snow Moon, the Biggest Supermoon of 2019

Here, we explain what the supermoon is, as well as how and when to see it. Those wishing to see the supermoon are advised to check the skies Mon...

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12 of the most powerful climate change placards from the schoolchildren's strike

Teens carrying placards near Parliament. Thousands of British children skipped school to demand action on climate change, earning a mild rebuk...

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A Super Snow Moon Is Almost Here, so Set Your Alarms

If that isn't enough, the subsequent full moon in March will also be a "supermoon", rounding off 2019 with a total of three "supermoons". It wil...

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Trudeau Says Wilson-Raybould’s Move Due to Brison’s Resignation

The company was attempting to secure a remediation agreement, which would lay a large fine on business instead of going through a long criminal ...

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Nasa sends remaining farewell message as Mars rover is said ‘useless’ - Eire

We should at this point clarify what NASA mean by this. "For more than a decade, Opportunity has been an icon in the field of planetary ...

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NASA Finds 22-Mile Wide Crater Under Greenland Ice

All together, it reveals tantalizing features of an impact crater. But after the first discovery in November, the team suspected there may be ...

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Mission complete: NASA announces demise of Opportunity rover

Opportunity was easily the longest-lasting lander on Mars, despite being created to last just 90 days, and also set a roaming record of 45 kilom...

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Mars One Is Bankrupt And Down For The Count

Among the many scandalous details, that report claimed that just 2,761 people had applied to Mars One-a far cry from the claimed number in the t...

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'Cosmic snowman' turns out to be more of a 'cosmic pancake'

New Horizons took this image of Ultima Thule on January 1 about 10 minutes after it crossed its closest point. Hal Weaver, New Horizons proj...

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Olympic medals at Tokyo 2020 to be made of e-waste

A project, which kicked off in 2017, has been collecting electronic waste such as old smartphones , cameras and laptops to gather enough gold...

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NASA, NOAA to Release Update on Earth's Climate 2018 Global Temperatures Today

On Wednesday it incorporated the final weeks of a year ago into its climate models and concluded that average global surface temperature in 2018...

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NASA and SpaceX Postpone First Crew Dragon Test Flight

It will also be the first time in history a privately-built spacecraft will dock with the International Space Station. A look at SpaceX's fi...

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ESA Name Mars Rover After British Chemist Rosalind Franklin

As the rover is a joint venture between the ESA and the Russian space agency ROSCOSMOS, it carries a number of scientific payloads from both age...

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2018 was the fourth warmest year on record

According to NOAA , 2016 was the warmest year on record, followed by 2015 and 2017 in second and third place. "Over the next five years there...

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Democrats push for a Green New Deal to combat climate change

The measure is now in a form of a non-binding resolution - meaning even if it passes it won't do anything. Republicans have branded the prop...

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NOAA releases early update for World Magnetic Model

SINCE MONDAY, news publications across the world have been reporting that the magnetic north pole is drifting fast from the Canadian Arctic an...

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Earth May Lose Its Blue Colour by 2100: MIT Study

As the colors change, so too does the sea of life beneath. It was also programmed to estimate the specific wavelengths of light that are a...

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'Dangerous' Antarctic glacier has massive hole, scientists warn

For starters, the void is large enough to have once held 15 billion tons (13.6 billion metric tons) of ice, but much of that ice has melted duri...

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