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No one is spared. "We have a monumental task in front of us, but it is not impossible", Mahowald said Sunday. These natural disasters have been devastating, killing indiscriminately. But allowing the trajectory to climb on its path toward 3C and beyond would mean our descendants inherit a hell of wildfires, killer heatwaves, extreme drought and storms, dead coral reefs, acidified oceans, food and water scarcity, and all of the war, starvation and instability that came with it.
  • Meteorite Used As Doorstop For 30 Years Recently Valued At $100K

    Meteorite Used As Doorstop For 30 Years Recently Valued At $100K

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    Inspired by news stories of recovering valuable meteorites, he took the rock to Central Michigan University ( CMU ) for analysis. But that all transformed when she was asked to evaluate a peculiarly shaped sizable rock that a MI man, who didn't want to be identified, had had in his monomania for the last 30 years.
  • SpaceX lands its first rocket on West Coast ground

    SpaceX lands its first rocket on West Coast ground

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    The Falcon's first stage will then fly back to Vandenberg and set down in a landing zone on the coastal base. Now standing just ~1400 feet away from the SLC-4E pad, B1048 could very likely become the first booster SpaceX launches three times - perhaps as soon as November or December, depending on its condition after landing.
  • Boffins 'discover first moon outside our solar system'

    Boffins 'discover first moon outside our solar system'

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    Andrew Fazekas , the Night Sky Guy, is an astronomy columnist with National Geographic and the author of Star Trek: The Official Guide to Our Universe. "Unfortunately, the scheduled Hubble observations ended before the complete transit of the moon could be measured". "But moving forward, I think we open the door to search for such worlds", said Teachey.
  • System Headed Toward The Northern Gulf

    System Headed Toward The Northern Gulf

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    A strike along the Gulf Coast could come as early as Tuesday night, but Wednesday is more likely, said Jeff Masters, co-founder of Weather Underground. Tropical storm warnings are already in effect for Pinar Del Rio and the Isle of Youth in Cuba, as well as the Mexican coast from Tulum to Cabo Catoche.
  • MI man makes shocking discovery about 30-year-old doorstop

    MI man makes shocking discovery about 30-year-old doorstop

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    The chunk of iron-which was confirmed as a space rock by the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. -is the sixth-largest meteorite ever found in MI, according to the museum. The Smithsonian and a mineral museum in ME are considering buying the meteorite - now called "Edmore" - for display, according to CMU . The man said that the original farmer said he heard the meteorite come crashing down, "and it made a heck of a noise when it hit ".
  • Doorstop turns out to be meteorite worth $100K

    Doorstop turns out to be meteorite worth $100K

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    The professor sent a slice of the rock to a colleague at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., who reportedly confirmed her discovery. A Grand Rapids, Michigan, man, who wishes to remain anonymous, bought a farm in 1988. The farmer then told him that he and his father saw it fall at night during the 1930s, adding that since the meteorite was part of the property, the man could have it.
  • Physics Nobel honors discoveries that advanced eye surgery, virus manipulation

    Physics Nobel honors discoveries that advanced eye surgery, virus manipulation

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    Macron tweeted on Tuesday "we are proud of Gerard Mourou", the 74-year-old co-winner with Arthur Ashkin of the United States and Canada's Donna Strickland . Dr Ashkin developed a laser technique described as optical tweezers, which is used to study biological system.The last woman to win the physics prize, German-born American physicist Maria Goeppert-Mayer, took the prize for her discoveries about the nuclei of atoms.
  • Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to American, Canadian, French scientists

    Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to American, Canadian, French scientists

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    For the first time since 1949, the Swedish Academy has postponed the announcement of the 2018 Nobel Literature Prize until next year, amid a #MeToo scandal and bitter internal dispute that has prevented it from functioning properly. Science fiction has become a reality. Researchers have even used optical tweezers to make a microscopic reflecting mirror . The prestigious award was given with one half to Arthur Ashkin and the other half jointly to Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland.
  • Tropical Storm Kirk, Hurricane Rosa Are Strengthening: NHC

    Tropical Storm Kirk, Hurricane Rosa Are Strengthening: NHC

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    On the forecast track, the center will move over the Lesser Antilles within the Tropical Storm Warning area Thursday night. Tropical Storm Kirk gained strength on Wednesday and could potentially see some additional strengthening in the coming hours, according to the National Hurricane Center's 5:00 p.m.
  • Japanese space agency lands rovers on asteroid

    Japanese space agency lands rovers on asteroid

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    Now the probes sent back home the first images since they landed on the asteroid, on Friday . Around Autumn next year, Hayabusa2 will fire a 2 kilogram copper "collision device" at Ryugu, attempting to blow a small crater in the surface.
  • Japan space robots start asteroid survey READ MORE

    Japan space robots start asteroid survey READ MORE

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    They will also measure the surface temperature ahead of Hayabusa2's own landing late next month. This computer graphic shows an asteroid and asteroid explorer Hayabusa2. Weighing some 0.6 metric tons, the Hayabusa 2 spacecraft was launched on December 3, 2014 by JAXA on mission to explore asteroid Ryugu, retrieve materials from it and bring them to Earth.
  • 'Beluga whale' spotted in the Thames off Gravesend

    'Beluga whale' spotted in the Thames off Gravesend

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    Among the theories of how the beluga whale ended up in the Thames is that it followed a shoal of fish into the waterway. Experts have urged the public to stay away from the mammal, which is thought to be hunting for food, and watch it from shore instead of going out in boats.