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How a Rocket Launch Melted a NASA Photographer's Canon DSLR

Footage released by NASA shows several frames of smoke rising from the launch site before orange flames begin to singe nearby vegetation and c...

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China invites the world to use its future space station

China built the space station from scratch, according to Yang, mostly because the country couldn't use the ISS due to concerns over technology...

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Do you think Canada should pay for the Kinder Morgan pipeline?

The premier high-fived and hugged her caucus mates at a news conference where she announced that Alberta's months of lobbying, cajoling, arm-t...

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Palaeontologists uncover the oldest case of dandruff

Maria McNamara from University College Cork told BBC News . The microraptor's dandruff is significant because at 125 million years old, it i...

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Alberto: Tropical storm sees thousands from Florida coast

While Alberto nears the shore, the warning area has been scaled back from the Suwannee River back west to the Florida-Alabama state line. Maxi...

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Japan Kills More Than 120 Pregnant Whales for ‘Scientific Research'

Out of the 333 minke whales killed in 2017 as part of Japan's so-called scientific whaling program, 122 were pregnant while another 114 were j...

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RIP NASA Photographer's Camera That Melted During a Rocket Launch

NASA Photographer Bill Ingalls's camera after it was caught in brushfire caused by the launch of the NASA/German GRACE-FO from Vandenberg Air ...

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Canada to Buy Kinder's Trans Mountain Pipeline for $3.5 Billion

He argues the NDP government hasn't thought this issue through. That decision followed months of uncertainty, after the B.C. government propos...

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Air Quality Statement Ended For Region

Moderate risk AQHI values are expected throughout today with the potential of high risk AQHI values this afternoon in southwestern Ontario, and ...

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Elizabeth May Pleads Guilty To Criminal Contempt After Kinder Morgan Protest

In a statement, Kinder Morgan said it was alerted to an operational disruption through its internal safety system in the early hours of Sunday...

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Canada To Buy Trans Mountain Pipeline, Kinder Morgan Assets For $4.5B

This development comes after the Liberals offered to indemnify Kinder Morgan against financial losses stemming from efforts by the B.C. governme...

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Federal government expected to finance Trans Mountain pipeline

Green party Leader Elizabeth May has pleaded guilty to a criminal contempt of court charge for violating an injunction at a Kinder Morgan work s...

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NASA Camera Melted While It Captured SpaceX Launch, Grass Fire To Blame

Bill Ingalls, the space and aeronautics agency's photographer, is the one who was tasked that day with capturing the launch. Because even though...

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125-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Found With a Bad Case of Dandruff

So it's a fascinating discovery to find that this far back, feathered dinosaurs were shedding skin the same way. Images of the dandruff take...

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Alberto Could Bring $1 Billion in Losses to U.S. Gulf Coast

Forecasters said Alberto could bring life-threatening high water to southern coastal states when it slams an area from MS to western Georgia...

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Sunda Evening Update on Subtropical Storm Alberto

Lifeguards posted red flags along the white sands of Pensacola Beach, where swimming and wading were banned amid high surf and risky conditions....

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Mystery Wolf-like Creature Shot and Killed In Montana Puzzles Experts

According to the department's official Grey Wolf Conservation and Management Report, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks works collaboratively wi...

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Storm Alberto maintains strength as it approaches Gulf Coast

Cuba maintained its tropical storm watch for the province of Pinar del Rio, while Mexico cancelled its watch for the resort-dotted coast of t...

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Alberto Could Bring $1 Billion in Economic Losses to Gulf Coast

A subtropical storm like Alberto has a less defined and cooler centre than a tropical storm, and its strongest winds are found farther from it...

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Hurricane Season’s Around the Corner. Here’s What to Expect

With those numbers, the NOAA indicates the season (June 1 to November 30) will have a 35 percent chance of an above-normal season and a 40 perce...

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Ebola vaccinations to get underway in Congo following deadly outbreak

Health ministry sources told the Reuters news agency that two police officers were assigned to help track the two patients down. The Ebola ...

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Trump aims to make it easier for companies to get to space

Another section of SPD-2 would require the Commerce secretary to submit to the Office of Management and Budget a legislative proposal that would...

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Falcon 9 Incinerates Photographer's Camera at Launch

While the launch went smoothly, it was an unfortunate day for one of Ingalls's cameras. In the aftermath of the fiery blaze that sent SpaceX's ...

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Alan Bean, Fourth Man to Walk on the Moon, Dies at 86

He flew twice into space, first on Apollo 12 as the lunar module pilot, which was the second moon landing mission. His wife of 40 years, Lesli...

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New Valleys Found in Antarctica are Concerning News

Dr Kate Winter , lead author of the study, said: 'As there were gaps in satellite data around the South Pole, no one knew exactly what was th...

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Dinosaur-killing asteroid also triggered a global warming that lasted 100,000 years

Now, a new study published in the journal Current Biology , has found that most avians were wiped out as well, save for a handful of small, s...

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How elevated carbon dioxide can make rice less nutritious

The drop in the nutritional value of rice could mean it would be a disaster for the health and development of the two billion people who rely ...

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Pluto might have been formed by a billion comets

Lovecraft's infamous Elder God Cthulhu, partly because Pluto played such a big role in Lovecraft's stories. Well, a few scientists consider they...

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Senate passes bill calling for Ottawa to back Trans Mountain | Regulatory

The annual meeting brings together leaders of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, B.C., Nunavut, Yukon and the Northwest Territories. "My time is...

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Heavy rain, flooding expected in South Florida over Memorial Day Weekend

It's now a 40-mph storm located about 60 miles south of Cozumel, Mexico, according to the hurricane center's 2 p.m. Friday update . Measuring...

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