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The International Space Station Is Invested With ‘Disease-Inducing’ Bacteria

Microbes are everywhere here on Earth, and not all of them are bad, but some of those discovered on board the ISS, including Staphylococcus an...

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We're About To Get Our First Ever Picture Of A Black Hole

The new findings will test legendary physicist Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity, according to EHT project astrophysicist Dimitri...

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Japanese spacecraft 'bombs' asteroid in scientific mission

Friday's mission was incredibly risky for Hayabusa2 as it had to immediately move to hide on the other side the asteroid in order to shield ...

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Debris from anti-satellite test no danger to ISS, India says

Satheesh Reddy on Friday allayed the concerns expressed by NASA on debris by India" Anti-Satellite missile test "Mission Shakti' hitting the I...

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Record 17 foot long python captured in Florida

The record setting python is held by a team of four hunters who captured the largest female snake at Big Cypress National Preserve . A team a...

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SpaceX Successfully Test-Fires Its 'Starhopper' Prototype Spacecraft In Texas

While details about the Starhopper test have been kept under wraps, anticipation has remained high in recent weeks as SpaceX outfitted the proto...

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Japan space probe drops explosive on asteroid to make crater

Japan's space agency JAXA said its Hayabusa2 spacecraft successfully dropped the " small carry-on impactor " made of copper onto the asteroid...

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South Asia / Children in South Asia hit by air pollution

The reports brought to the fore ten countries with the highest mortality burden in 2017, China (1.2 million), India (1.2 million), Pakistan (128...

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U.S. downplays NASA's criticism of India over space debris — ASAT

A day after NASA branded India's anti-satellite missile (ASAT) test as a "terrible thing", the US State Department said it was an important ...

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Bill Shorten to announce Labor's climate change policy

How many offsets will Australian industries need to buy to meet the proposed tightening of emissions baselines, and what will be their cost? B...

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WWF sounds alarm after 22kg of plastic found in dead whale

A number of toxicology tests will be carried out by experts in the coming weeks, in an effort to determine the cause of death. And Italy's env...

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Boeing nowhere fast - Starliner space taxi schedule slips once again to August

Anyone who's seen the film Gravity knows that debris is especially unsafe for the International Space Station. Bridenstine had said some 6...

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Mars will become habitable with the presence of Methane gas

NASA Curiosity rover detected the methane emission from the Gale Crater within 24 hours of the space probe. The gas is of interest becaus...

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Ever photograph of a black hole is about to be unveiled

Black holes are staples of science fiction films such as Interstellar - but we have never actually seen one. Surrounding matter illuminates the...

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NASA, MIT Test Futuristic Shape-Shifting Airplane Wing

The futuristic design is made up of hundreds of identical pieces that contain a mix of flexible and stiff materials, allowing the wing to adjust...

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Egypt- Independent studies find likely source of methane on Mars

In an attempt to trace the source of the methane, the scientists divided up a wide region around Gale crater into a grid with squares 250km on...

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New York state prepares to ban plastic bags

Lawmakers have until Sunday to come together on a final budget for the new fiscal year which begins Monday, April 1 and a state-wide ban on the ...

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Canada's Quebec gov't tables law banning public workers from wearing religious symbols

The law affects teachers, judges, police officers, prison guards, Crown prosecutors and other public servants in positions of authority. The Q...

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Climate change: Global impacts 'accelerating' - WMO

The report has been launched at a news conference in NY attended by the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. The World Meteorological Organi...

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Thirty killed as truck slams into crowd on highway in Guatemala

The group had congregated at the site of an earlier hit-and-run accident that had killed a resident of their neighborhood when they in turn were...

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This is when Earth Hour begins in Oman today

The Earth Hour has grown since its inception and over 180 countries and territories participated in last year's Earth Hour. It is easy to put yo...

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Rivers may have flowed on Mars for longer than thought

The results show that numerous rivers-most larger and wider than rivers found on Earth-still had a strong flow 3 billion years ago, well into th...

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Astronaut says Nasa pulled all-female spacewalk on her recommendation

McClain and Christina H. Koch would conduct a spacewalk on March 29, supported by an unintentionally put-together all-female crew on Earth. So...

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IEA: Global energy demand hits fastest pace this decade

American oil demand was up by 540,000 barrels per day in 2018, the largest increase in the world. US demand for energy continues to rise [Gett...

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Stephen Colbert tears into NASA for its female spacesuit debacle

McClain had noticed a week prior that the top half of the suit, or "shirt", she had been using was too big to use outside the ISS and decided it...

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NASA will pay you $19K to stay in bed

While astronauts now stick to an intense exercise regimen to stay strong, the bed rest study will for the first time investigate the use of a ...

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The All-Female Spacewalk That Wasn't

NASA said they will continue working to install lithium-ion batteries for a pair of the space station's solar arrays. Concerns over the fit o...

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Senate Votes Down Green New Deal as Democrats Decry "Stunt Vote"

But if the Green new Deal isn't worth voting on, neither do the Democrats . It's about public health, clean air and clean water for our child...

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NASA releases images of 'fireball' hitting Earth's atmosphere

Images captured minutes after the fireball disintegrated in the atmosphere show the shadow of the meteor's trail cast on top of clouds, elon...

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NASA now aims to return astronauts to the moon within 5 years

The drive to reach the moon reflects President Donald Trump's desire to champion a bold new national objective as he mounts a re-election bid,...

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