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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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Harrowing moment dam collapse unleashes deadly wave of waste

Helicopters hover over an iron ore mining complex to release thousands of flower petals paying homage to the 110 victims killed and 238 who are ...

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GE to combine renewable and grid assets

The announcement will eliminate a layer of management mostly based in Chicago, with minimal reduction in staff, Reuters reported. GE Renewable...

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Discovery of 'living fossil' galaxy could unlock secrets about early universe

These faint stars were being studied so that scientists could better gauge how old the cluster was as a whole, but that's when they noticed what...

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Chinese Rover Wakes Up, Does Science, Goes Back to Sleep

The soil is also much colder than that on the near side of the Moon. Those frigid temps are lower than what other missions have found on the o...

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‘Disturbing Discovery’: Scientists Find Giant Hole in Antarctica

It is big enough to have contained 14 billion tonnes of ice, and most of that ice melted over the last three years . The satellites revealed ...

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Temperatures could hit -45°C as life-threatening cold grips US

Temperatures have fallen to -30C in Chicago and -37C in North Dakota with wind chills as low as -52C in Minnesota on Tuesday. "These are VER...

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Trump mocks global warming in tweet amid Midwest chill

If you cared about facts, you would know that climate change doesn't only cause temperatures to increase. In December 2017, the president s...

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UK Weather Forecast: Rain, sleet and snow spreading in from northwest overnight

While Winnipeg, southern Manitoba - well, really the entire province - has been dealing with significant cold weather lately, the daily mean tem...

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4bn-year-old 'Earth rock' found in Apollo 14 crew's moon haul

Now, 48 years on, experts are claiming that this relic was once part of Earth after it ended up on the moon after large comet or asteroid co...

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Last solar eclipse of the year on Monday

It's one of the most talked about astronomical events of the century-a total solar eclipse . The next total solar eclipse in India will not b...

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WATCH Meteorite Crashing Into ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’

During a total lunar eclipse , the Moon appears about ten thousand times dimmer than usual, so seeing the bright flash of the impact is muc...

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‘Super blood wolf moon’ inks Durango skies

For Europeans, the next chance for a glimpse at a lunar eclipse will be in 2022, but the entire continent will not be able to see the totality o...

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Donald Trump Boasts He Shut Down White House Press Briefings

The last briefing took place on December 18. But Sanders told host Sean Hannity: "We hope fake news doesn't become the forever brand of the ne...

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Super blood moon has Northlanders transfixed

Why is it called a "super blood wolf moon"? Totality - when the moon is completely bathed in Earth's shadow - lasted an hour. The "super b...

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Saturn's rings are 'very young'

The findings of these studies were published Thursday (Jan. 17) in Science . Some believed they formed when the planet did 4.5 billion years ...

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Japan launches Epsilon-4 rocket with 7 satellites

The launch by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency ( JAXA ) of the Epsilon-4 rocket, from Uchinoura Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture, is...

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How to watch the super blood wolf moon lunar eclipse this weekend

The best time to view this Super Wolf Blood Moon undergo the eclipse will be after 9:30 p.m. Sunday, January 20th; it is at this time that...

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60% of coffee varieties face 'extinction risk'

Global coffee trade relies on two species - Arabica ( Coffea arabica ) and Robusta ( Coffea canephora ). "There is potential to use previous...

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‘Super blood wolf moon eclipse’ worth howling about if weather clears

As the light passes through the atmosphere it gets bent toward the moon . The blood moon comes overnight. And you'll see that nice red colo...

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China might just have grown the first plant ever on the moon

Self-sustaining habitable environments for off-planet travel have been part of scientific research for decades, including a famous large-scale e...

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Total lunar eclipse meets supermoon Sunday night

It's hard to predict the exact hue of lunar eclipses, but whatever shade results can offer insight about the chemistry of the Earth's atmosphere...

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