• Greenland Is Melting Faster Than Ever
Greenland Is Melting Faster Than Ever

The runoff alone is now contributing about a millimeter to the global average sea level per year, said study co-author Sarah Das , a glaciologist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. They showed that melting of Greenland's surface ice began increasing in the mid-19th century and then ramped up dramatically during the 20th and early 21st cent...

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  • Trump mocks Macron, blames French riots on Paris climate accord
Trump mocks Macron, blames French riots on Paris climate accord

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has issued an appeal to world leaders to do more to tackle climate change. For more on this and other news around the world we turn to our Ro Aram... "The Paris Agreement goals of limiting global warming to 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels, with an absolute ceiling well below 2.0 °C, are essential to prot...

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  • 'Time is running out': David Attenborough's dramatic warning on climate change
'Time is running out': David Attenborough's dramatic warning on climate change

Attenborough , known worldwide for his uniquely passionate nature documentary narrations, was invited to the COP24 United Nations climate conference in the city of Katowice as a representative of the people of the world, many of who sent in messages that Attenborough reportedly used to inform his speech.

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  • Lunar Landers Selected by NASA for Payload Delivery to the Moon
Lunar Landers Selected by NASA for Payload Delivery to the Moon

These services will launch from Earth and land on the moon, and NASA will just be "one customer of many customers", agency Administrator Jim Bridenstine said Thursday . Now, within hours after NASA announced their plans to take humans to the moon, Russian Federation has revealed that they intend to build a lunar base by 2040.

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  • We Have The First Mars Images From NASA’s Insight Probe
We Have The First Mars Images From NASA’s Insight Probe

Having launched on May 5, 2018 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California as it enters the atmosphere of Mars, InSight will be traveling at 14,100 miles per hour. And it touched down exactly where it was supposed to land. What will InSight do on Mars? Concentrating on planetary building blocks, InSight has no life-detecting capability.

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  • Trump doesn't believe his own govt's climate warning
Trump doesn't believe his own govt's climate warning

As California is grappling with the deadliest wildfire in its history, President Donald Trump's administration warns that such catastrophes could become more common and more severe as the climate continues to warm. The Republican, who was just elected to the U.S. Senate, has denied the ban exists. "Trump is ignoring the alarm bells to protec...

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  • Trump says doesn't believe own government's climate warning
Trump says doesn't believe own government's climate warning

It focuses on how global warming from the burning of coal, oil and gas is hurting each region of the United States and warns that hurricanes and wildfire disasters are worsening in the USA because of global warming. In October of this year, he accused climate change scientists of having a "political agenda", saying that while he thinks the clim...

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  • NASA chooses next Mars landing site set to ‘REVOLUTIONISE’ knowledge of planet
NASA chooses next Mars landing site set to ‘REVOLUTIONISE’ knowledge of planet

The rover which is expected to land on February 18, 2021 will search for ancient life as well as collect soil samples from the Red Planet. U.S. space agency NASA has found a suitable landing site for its Mars 2020 rover mission , which is scheduled to launch in July 2020.

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  • Leonids Meteor Shower peaks this weekend
Leonids Meteor Shower peaks this weekend

This comet returns to the inner solar system every 33 years. At peak time spectators can expect to see between 10 to 15 shooting stars go streaking across the sky every hour. While a meteor storm isn't predicted for this year's Leonids , it's possible we could sneak up on an undetected pocket of dense dust that quickly goes up in flames in our a...

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  • Stephen Hawking's wheelchair sells for $393000 at auction
Stephen Hawking's wheelchair sells for $393000 at auction

Also on sale were personal copies of the British physicist's papers, such as a copy of his 1974 article, Black Hole Explosions?, in which he predicted that black holes would release blackbody radiation, known as Hawking Radiation. The money will go to his foundation and the Motor Neurone Disease Association . Hawking, who was also a cosmologist,...

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  • Air pollution level remains in poor category
Air pollution level remains in poor category

The highest levels of PM10 and PM2.5 are expected between 11pm to 3am on the night of November 7-8. The System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), weather forecasting body under Ministry of Earth Science, said the moisture in the air on Wednesday was normal, thus reducing the air holding capacity.

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  • Hubble Spots 'Smiling Face' While Looking For New Stars
Hubble Spots 'Smiling Face' While Looking For New Stars

This effect is distorted light is called " gravitational lensing ". The photo, published by NASA on its website and social media channels, shows two yellow-hued orbs of lights just a little below the middle. Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field Camera 3 is capable of seeing distant galaxies in unparalleled resolution, yet, high enough to loc...

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  • Planet Stalking Kepler Space Telescope Meets Its End
Planet Stalking Kepler Space Telescope Meets Its End

After its four-year primary mission, the spacecraft was repurposed to observe the stars near the zodiacal constellations. Kepler's achievements have led us to a greater understanding of the universe, and has helped astronomers discover tremendous things, like the fact that there are more exoplanets than stars in the Milky Way galaxy.

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  • Early voting in Florida surges past 2014 totals
Early voting in Florida surges past 2014 totals

During the last midterm election, almost 3.19 million Floridians cast their ballots before Election Day. The secretary of state's office predicts turnout will reach 30 to 35 percent on Election Day. The race between Republican Dino Rossi and Democrat Kim Schrier has drawn considerable interest, spurring millions in campaign spending . Taking a...

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  • NASA Spacecraft Breaks Record of Cruising Closest to Sun
NASA Spacecraft Breaks Record of Cruising Closest to Sun

On the eve of the Parker Solar Probe showed the Earth from a distance of 43 million kilometers. It happened on October 29, when Parker crossed the mark of 42.48 million kilometers to the Sun. The report also says that on October 30 at 05:54 Moscow time the probe was supposed to break another record - the speed limit where the spacecraft was...

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  • NASA spots not one but two rectangular icebergs in Antarctica
NASA spots not one but two rectangular icebergs in Antarctica

NASA's flying research laboratory carried the scientists around Antarctica . "I was actually more interested in capturing the A68 iceberg that we were about to fly over, but I thought this rectangular iceberg was visually interesting and fairly photogenic, so on a lark, I just took a couple photos", Harbeck said.

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  • Pence Won't Rule Out Nukes in Space
Pence Won't Rule Out Nukes in Space

The vice president said countries like China and Russian Federation have launched attacks against USA satellites from Earth and are aiming to do so in space. The blueprint outlined by the council Tuesday also calls for review of each military branch's space-related responsibilities, development of a Defense Department organization to oversee ...

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  • China to launch an 'artificial moon' into orbit by 2020
China to launch an 'artificial moon' into orbit by 2020

The artificial moon will be brighter than the one we're used to, according to Wu Chunfeng, head of Tian Fu New Area Science Society in Chengdu, who spoke to China Daily . The imitation celestial body - essentially an illuminated satellite - will bear a reflective coating to cast sunlight back to Earth, where it will supplement streetlights at ni...

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  • Chill Out - Maine Could Have A Milder-Than-Average Winter
Chill Out - Maine Could Have A Milder-Than-Average Winter

He said there is a chance El Nino could reach moderate strength and a "blob" of warm water setting up in the Northeast Pacific Ocean could set up a jet stream pattern that maximizes the delivery of cold air into the eastern United States.

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  • At least 30 killed in four states hit by Hurricane Michael
At least 30 killed in four states hit by Hurricane Michael

Mexico Beach was almost leveled by Michael, a Category 4 hurricane with wind speeds only a few miles per hour shy of a Category 5. More than 60 percent of cell service remained down in Bay County, which includes the hard-hit Mexico Beach and Panama City areas, the FCC reported on Tuesday.

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  • Hurricane Michael dumps heavy rainfall on western Cuba -NHC
Hurricane Michael dumps heavy rainfall on western Cuba -NHC

It became a tropical storm a littler after noon on Sunday; less than 24 hours later, it was a hurricane. Michael was lashing western Cuba on Monday with heavy rains and strong winds. George Island, Carrabelle and around the "Big Bend" region of Florida. "Everybody's got to get ready. Take care of them". Those impacts include a potentially dea...

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  • Hurricane Michael kills 17 in USA, death toll expected to rise
Hurricane Michael kills 17 in USA, death toll expected to rise

Almost 1.4 million customers in seven states are without power, including 604,831 in North Carolina. Michael blew ashore near Mexico Beach on Wednesday afternoon as one of the most powerful storms in USA history, with winds of up o 155 miles per hour (250 km per hour).

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  • Death toll from hurricane Michael rises to 17
Death toll from hurricane Michael rises to 17

But Fulton says Hurricane Michael knocked out a lot of the infrastructure that's needed to get the supply chain moving and get life-saving resources into devastated communities. "If you decide to stay in your home and a tree falls on your house or the storm surge catches you and you're now calling for help, there's no one that can respond to help...

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  • Hurricane Michael Obliterates Mexico Beach, Florida
Hurricane Michael Obliterates Mexico Beach, Florida

Meanwhile, Michael continues its track across southern Georgia toward the Carolinas. Jason Phipps looks through his family's roofless apartment after Hurricane Michael made landfall in Panama City, Fla. The Greensboro man's death came after Florida Gov. Rick Scott said at a press conference Wednesday night that there had been no report...

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

Their arms and legs flail while being shaken around at he moment the failure occurred. Russian rockets have been the only means of bringing crew members to the International Space Station since the United States retired its Space Shuttle program in 2011, although NASA has announced plans for a test flight carrying two astronauts on a SpaceX ...

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  • Storm strengthens to hurricane, tracks away from Cayman
Storm strengthens to hurricane, tracks away from Cayman

Rick Scott issued a state of emergency for 26 counties, in order to free up resources and put the Florida National Guard on notice. Residents of Florida's Panhandle frantically filled sandbags, boarded up homes and secured boats Monday as they anxiously awaited Hurricane Michael , which forecasters warned could smash into the state's Gul...

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  • Things to Know About Hurricane Florence
Things to Know About Hurricane Florence

President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter that the federal government is "supplied and ready". Storm Surge will also be a major issue in Myrtle Beach, as it could be up to 6 feet. BJ's Wholesale Club said it was inviting residents from South Carolina , North Carolina and Virginia to stock up at their stores without requiring a membership fee, ac...

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  • Advisories issued in Mexico as Hurricane Rosa nears
Advisories issued in Mexico as Hurricane Rosa nears

Exactly how much rain and where it will fall is uncertain, but Riverside County's Emergency Management Department has warned residents near the Holy and Cranston wildfire burn areas that intense rain could cause risky debris flows. Rain is expected to begin Sunday afternoon in southeastern California and Arizona, where 2-4 inches is likely to fall....

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  • Chances Kirk will redevelop increase, tropical depression possible off North Carolina
Chances Kirk will redevelop increase, tropical depression possible off North Carolina

The remnants of Kirk has regained strength and has regenerated into a tropical storm . After being downgraded late Monday morning thanks to no longer containing a closed center of circulation, Kirk is once again a tropical storm this morning.

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  • Former Tropical Storm Kirk could make a comeback
Former Tropical Storm Kirk could make a comeback

The latest analysis of Kirk found a center of circulation but also winds up to 45 miles per hour. Elsewhere, Storm Leslie was downgraded into a non-tropical storm on Tuesday although it could potentiall ramp up again in size later this week.

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