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White House to press forward with Trump's Space Command

Pence's remarks on Tuesday came during a "Transformers: Space" policy summit hosted by the Post at its Washington headquarters, where he prov...

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New moon: China to launch lunar lighting in outer space

If all goes to plan, the construction will shine simultaneously with the real moon, but will be nearly eight times brighter, the online portal...

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Stephen Hawking's motorized wheelchair is up for auction

Only five copies of the Ph.D. thesis exist - although a digital copy was made available online for free by Cambridge University Library's Open A...

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The BepiColombo spacecraft is on a mission to Mercury

The New Norcia tracking station, about 140km north of Perth, will monitor the spacecraft over its first three days and throughout its seven ye...

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Mysterious 'perfectly rectangular' iceberg spotted floating in Antarctica

The image was captured during a flight for Operation IceBridge , the largest airborne survey of Earth's polar ice. Experts reckon the iceberg...

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Monolithic rectangular iceberg photographed by Nasa

In the case of tabular icebergs , she said , that subsurface mass is usually regular-looking and geometric, similar to what's visible above. ...

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Texas expecting heavy rain after Hurricane Willa slams Mexico

The US National Hurricane Center has warned that the storm system and could " produce life threatening storm surge, wind and rainfall " in Mex...

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Duchess changes Fraser Island schedule

Prince Harry and Meghan are scheduled to arrive in Hervey Bay on Monday before heading to Fraser Island, a World Heritage-listed site and lar...

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THE ORIONID METEOR SHOWER Peaks Very Soon!

The meteors that streak across the sky are some of the fastest among meteor showers, because the Earth is hitting a stream of particles nearly h...

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Stephen Hawking warns of 'genetic superhumans' and says science is under threat

No one directs the universe", he writes. While that answer is undoubtedly unsettling for people of faith, they may take some comfort knowing t...

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A Mild Winter Is Headed Our Way, says NOAA

Mike Halpert , Deputy Director of NOAA's Climate Prediction Center , says their forecast calls for above average temperatures and below average...

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Listen To The Otherworldly Sounds Made By An Antarctic Ice Sheet

Unusual discoveries continue to pile up around Antarctica's ice shelves as a result of all the changes, and haunting sounds are one of the newer...

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NOAA Predicts Mild Michigan Winter Ahead

The outlook says El Nino has a 70 to 75 percent chance of developing. The Climate Prediction Center issues updates its 3-month outlooks once...

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China to launch artificial ‘moon’ into orbit to light up cities

Officials in China are planning to launch a man-made moon to rest in the sky above the south-western city of Chengdu. According to The Asia...

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NASA's Chandra Observatory back in action

Now, to wrap up the week, NASA has announced that its Chandra X-Ray Observatory has also entered safe mode do to an unexplained issue that...

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Soyuz Rocket Failure Caused by Collision Between First and Second Stages

Ovchinin, who unlike Hague had previous experience in space, took command during the emergency landing and quipped during the landing that they ...

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Trouble brewing as climate change affects beer supply

And the results of these two were given as inputs into a third, an algorithm that modelled the economy and showed price fluctuations of barley a...

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Donald Trump Dismisses Reporters Blaming Global Warming for Hurricanes

There is something there. 'I'm not denying climate change. "You know, we're talking about over a ... millions of years". However, he noted t...

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Trump gets bird’s-eye view of devastated Florida communities

They are not scheduled to return to the White House until 8.30pm, the White House said. After visiting residents at their homes, the Trumps ...

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'First mammal with two moms born using gene-editing'

Dr. Qi Zhou, a senior co-author of the research, explained, " We were interested in the question of why mammals can only undergo sexual reproduc...

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Pres. Trump declares state of emergency in Alabama after Hurricane Michael

No tropical cyclone warnings or watches were in effect in the United States. In the storm's wake lay crushed and flooded buildings, shattered ...

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Michaelle Jean defeated in re-election bid for secretary general of la Francophonie

Hours before he was scheduled to board Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's plane for the summit, Legault released a written statement saying, "Afric...

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17 dead, power outages affect 1.5 mil. after Hurricane Michael

At least four deaths from the storm have been confirmed in Florida, five in Virginia, one in Georgia and three in North Carolina. "Everything's ...

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Shocking scenes of devastation after deadly Hurricane Michael

It pushed a wall of seawater inland, causing widespread flooding. Power outages included more than 180,000 in the Greensboro area and 56,000 i...

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Rocket Launch Failure Forces Astronaut And Cosmonaut To Make 'Ballistic Landing'

Russia's TASS news agency said the capsule carrying the two men separated from the troubled rocket safely. US and Russian space official...

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Air Force Doles Out $2.3B for Space Launch Contracts

Since 2003, the EELV program has launched 72 national security missions using the Atlas V and Delta IV launch vehicles. The program aids in the ...

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11-Year-Old Girl Killed by Windborne Carport Amid Hurricane Michael

Distribution centers have been set up outside retailers such as Wal-Mart and Publix because there is no way right now to let survivors know wher...

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Hurricane Michael facts: 10 reasons to FEAR the huge cataclysmic storm

The storm, which formed near the Yucatan Peninsula on Sunday, is expected to strengthen to a "monstrous" Category 3 storm by the time it makes...

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Hurricane Michael weakens further as it crosses Georgia

The Coast Guard said it rescued at least 27 people before and after the hurricane came ashore, mostly from homes along the Florida coastline, an...

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Two astronauts make emergency landing after Russian rocket malfunctions during lift-off

We await further word from the search and rescue team. The failure is the latest mishap for the Russian space programme, which has been dogg...

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