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NASA's telescope uncovers disk around black hole that shouldn't exist

Dr Chiara Mingarelli, of the Flatiron Institute's Centre for Computational Astrophysics said: "Supermassive black hole binaries produce the ...

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Glacial melting in Antarctica may become irreversible

The situation is so bad that it could happen even under present-day ice-melting rates. Robel and his research partners at Georgia Tech, NASA'...

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Japanese Probe Hayabusa2 Successfully Performs 2nd Touchdown on Ryugu Asteroid

Japan's space agency JAXA said Thursday that data transmitted from the spacecraft Hayabusa2 indicated its second successful touchdown on the dis...

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NASA Taps SpaceX to Help Launch Polarized X-Ray Mission in 2021

Ball Aerospace is responsible for providing the IXPE spacecraft, mechanical and structural elements of the payload, observatory assembly, and i...

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Astronomers find rare kilometer-wide asteroid with unusual orbit

Introducing 2019 LF6 , an asteroid so close to the Sun that a year lasts only 151 days. ZTF is a state-of-the-art camera at the Palomar Obse...

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Hurricane Barry 2019 path: Where could Hurricane Barry hit? Latest NOAA warning

Ahead of that, a tropical storm watch and a storm surge watch have been issued for the coast. The next name that will be used for the next tro...

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Weather system over eastern Florida has 50% chance of becoming cyclone - NHC

Jul. 8-There's a potential tropical system brewing for Gulf Coast states and it was already bringing heavy rains to South Florida on Monday....

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Planting trees is most effective (and cheapest) way to fight climate change

The total land, including current forested areas, that can support new trees. Study author Thomas Crowther says this is the cheapest and best ...

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Japan's whale restaurants cheer the hunt resumption

This week Japan has formally recommenced commercial whaling for the first time in over 30 years. It is necessary for Japan to notify other cou...

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NASA Successfully Completes Dramatic In-Flight Test Of Orion's Abort System

EDT, from Launch Pad 46 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The space agency tested the launch abort system of the Orion space...

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Shark bites teen on foot off Florida's Atlantic coast

As he got his Mavic 2 Pro into the air, he spotted a shark moving towards his family. In the second image his children can be seen running...

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First whales killed as Japan resumes commercial hunts

Japan will want to prove to the world it can whale sustainably but the long-term future of whaling is uncertain. Whaling is defended in Japan ...

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Japan Resumes Whale Slaughter After 30 Year Ban

On Monday, the country officially left the International Whaling Commission (IWC ), which regulates whaling globally. Japan has long mainta...

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NASA Selects 12 New Lunar Experiments in Advance of Human Return

It will assess the quantity and availability of resources on the Moon , test the technology required for processing those resources, and field ...

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Oumuamua May Not Be An Alien Spaceship But Interesting Nonetheless

It most likely has a high metal content and spins on its own axis every 7.3 hours. This complex and convoluted shape means the object varies i...

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Rare total solar eclipse to pass over South America

In this phenomenon the moon passes directly in front of the sun thereby blocking the visible disk of the sun from the earth and casting a shadow...

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NASA launches Orion crew capsule to test abort system

Col. Ryan Rose, chief of SMC's Small Launch and Targets Division at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. No crews were aboard the spacecraft d...

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Solar Eclipse 2019: Surya Grahan date, timings, precautions

The total eclipse itself will last for four minutes and 33 seconds. Prior to the 2017 event, a solar eclipse had not been visible across the...

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Solar Eclipse 2019: Know the date and timings

A partial solar eclipse can be observed in some locations in Ecuador, Brazil, Uruguay, and Paraguay. As per the Indian Standard Time (IST), ...

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NASA to explore Saturn's moon for origins, signs of life

During its mission, the spacecraft will explore various areas, from the moon's organic dunes to the impact craters where water and other organic...

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NASA’s Curiosity rover finds new methane spike on Mars

Curiosity became sent to the crater in half because its watery previous makes it a doubtless space to search out proof of previous existence on ...

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Astronauts snap volcano erupting after nearly a century of silence

According to "Popular mechanics", the volcano woke up after nearly 100 years of silence and in 12 hours made nine volcanic explosions, billowing...

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Huge ‘potentially hazardous asteroid’ due to speed past Earth this week

According to the NASA researchers who made estimates of its travels between 1900 and 2199- 2008 KV2 orbits the solar, but it does not always c...

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NASA plans to send a drone to Saturn's largest moon

The Dragonfly spacecraft is able to land on the world and then hop back up like a drone - flying over the surface before dropping down on othe...

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SpaceX Falcon Boosters Touch Down at Cape Canaveral

SpaceX has now failed to stick the core booster landing with all three of its Falcon Heavy launches. Monday night, Musk's Falcon Heavy rocket ...

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Scientists Spotted The World's Largest Sea Of Freshwater Under Oceans

Another procedure was to use an apparatus behind the ship, helping them to emit artificial electromagnetic pulses for recording responses from t...

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3 astronauts set to return on Earth overseas Russian spacecraft

Nasa astronaut Anne McClain, veteran cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko of Roscosmos, and Canadian Space Agency record-holder David Saint-Jacques emerged ...

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Swimming in oceans ups infection risk

However, a new study suggests that ocean swimming alters the microbes on our skin in a way that makes us more vulnerable to infections. "O...

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12-foot monster squid attack captured in rare deep-sea video

Widder was equally excited, as this was her second time seeing a giant squid on camera and the first time in USA waters. When studying the r...

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How to watch SpaceX attempt its 'most hard launch ever' Monday night

SpaceX is targeting the third launch of its Falcon Heavy rocket Monday night from Kennedy Space Center. SpaceX Falcon Heavy demonstration laun...

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