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NASA orders safety review of SpaceX after Elon Musk's joint-smoking

While SpaceX is targeting early January, NASA spokeswoman Marie Lewis said the demo mission could be pushed back because "flying safely has ...

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REPLAY: SpaceX liftoff with Qatari satellite marks first daytime spectacle in months

SpaceX has scheduled a cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station in early December, and the US Air Force's first third-generati...

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Chinese artificial sun pushes past 100 million degrees

This " Artificial sun " has became the hottest nuclear fusion experiment on our planet Earth- with the plasma temperature reaching 100 million...

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Signs of a super Earth discovered around a nearby star

Now, an global team of astronomers has managed to discover a possible planet, known as a super-Earth, orbiting the star. This new discovery ...

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Rocket Lab launches commercial rocket

The entry to the building has a futuristic feel with its minimal lighting, black walls and red glowing accents along the walls - all of which le...

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Stephen Hawking's thesis and wheelchair sell for $1 million

Hawking published his thesis in 1965, two years after being diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a form of motor-neurone disease ...

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Delhi gasps for breath after Diwali firework frenzy

Many others said the ceaseless bursting of firecrackers on Diwali night in violation of the court directive has highlighted the difficulties...

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Russia Reports Computer Bug on International Space Station

During this time the astronauts will evaluate its ability to protect from radiation, keep the temperature, as well as to resist the blows of mic...

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Ozone layer recovering at 1 to 3 per cent per decade

Levels were found to be reduced in the 1980s, caused by chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and halons, gases used in spray cans, fridges and insulation....

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Harvard astronomers: Mysterious object possibly alien spacecraft

Scientists have been confounded by the interstellar object first spotted tumbling past the sun a year ago via telescopes on Maui. "This unusua...

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Elon Musk hints at 'partial investment plan' in India by 2019

Again, he blamed local regulations for Tesla's difficulties in launching its products in the South Asian country. "To our knowledge no governm...

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European Union to offer Irish border compromise in Brexit talks

Theresa May is expected to brief her cabinet today on proposals to avoid a hard border in Ireland through a UK-wide customs arrangement that wou...

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These were the voyages of the Kepler space telescope

The unmanned space telescope, which launched in 2009, revealed that billions of hidden planets are in space and revolutionized humanity's unders...

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NASA announced the completion of the mission Dawn

The spacecraft this week stopped communicating with flight controllers, prompting NASA to declare it dead on Thursday. The "astounding" images ...

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Ahead of Diwali, Delhi's Air Quality continues to alarm citizens

Air pollution spiked overnight in the entire region to " very poor " category, with Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi being 392 at 9 a.m. Def...

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CAFOD suggests new Brazil President will 'exacerbate the bloodshed'

Licking their wounds, many party leaders can not help looking back to the past as they diagnose what went wrong. Although his campaign coaliti...

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After finding thousands of planets, NASA’s Kepler mission ends

The space telescope has been in space for nine years and found more than 2.6 thousand planets. Watch to find out about its incredible jour...

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NASA's Kepler spacecraft dead after discovering thousands of planets

Kepler focused on stars thousands of light-years away and, according to NASA , showed that statistically there's at least one planet around eve...

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NASA spacecraft breaks record for coming closest to Sun

In addition, in the coming days, the probe should set another record, becoming the fastest ship in the history of space exploration. NASA employ...

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Russian official says Soyuz rocket failure caused by an errant sensor

The Russians have conducted a rapid investigation of the failure, which occurred on October 11, concluding it within three weeks. Russian cosm...

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Bangor University signs global commitment to end plastic pollution

The pledge by 250 organizations included numerous world's biggest packaging producers, leading consumer brands , retailers and recyclers, as we...

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60% of animal populations wiped out since 1970, major report finds

The information is based on data from approximately 16.700 populations studied and about 4000 species of vertebrates in the world. These human...

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Nine in ten children exposed to deadly air pollution

The agency noted that an estimated 600,000 children died from acute lower respiratory infections due to polluted air in 2016 . It states that ...

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Oscar Strengthens Into Tropical Storm; No Threat To Land

A turn toward the north-northwest is forecast on Monday. The storm's winds have increased to 75 miles per hour, making it a Category 1 hurri...

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United Kingdom fracking firm Cuadrilla pauses drilling after tremor

Its been classed as a "red event' and the energy company has paused operations for at least the next 18 hours as monitoring continues". The qu...

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Storm upgraded - but not a threat to Bermuda

But forecasters said: “This system may move closer to Bermuda after this time period depending upon its track.”. Oscar is moving to the west at ...

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Shock aerial pictures show Hawaii island WASHED AWAY by hurricane Walaka

About half used East Island, Littnan said. Despite its size, the island played an important role for wildlife, including the critically endang...

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October month's full moon: Why is it called Hunter's Moon?

This particular moon gets its name from hunters who tracked and killed their prey by autumn moonlight, stockpiling food for the winter ahead. ...

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Gloomy weather sets in for the weekend

TONIGHT: Patchy fog. Partly cloudy. We started the day with cloudy skies, light winds and lows in the 50s to near 60, Rain was noted in the e...

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Federal carbon tax rebates will exceed cost for most people affected

In 2017, he gave them nearly a year to come up with a plan of their own that met federal standards. This morning Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...

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