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What is a 'full worm moon'?

What is a 'full worm moon'?

This month's full moon also coincides with the spring equinox, which marks the start of the season - although meteorologists recognize March 1 as the first day of spring. Full moons in March are tra...

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SpaceX's new crew capsule aces space station docking

SpaceX's new crew capsule aces space station docking

This test flight without crew on board the spacecraft is meant to demonstrate SpaceX's capabilities to safely and reliably fly astronauts to and from the International Space Station as part of NAS...

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Successful docking for SpaceX Dragon capsule

Successful docking for SpaceX Dragon capsule

A crowd cheered as the rocket blasted off in a ball of fire and smoke and flash of light early Saturday, within minutes reaching speeds upwards of 4,000 miles per hour as it gained altitude. Bridensti...

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Astronauts Welcome SpaceX's Crew Dragon to Space Station (Ripley and Earth, Too!)

Astronauts Welcome SpaceX's Crew Dragon to Space Station (Ripley and Earth, Too!)

Whether you're new to the spacecraft or an expert, The Planetary Society's Crew Dragon mission page is your go-to resource guide. SpaceX's Crew Dragon is the first commercially built and operate...

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Dangerous surf along northern NSW coast

Dangerous surf along northern NSW coast

These sandbags are available for collection at depots at Darra, Morningside, Newmarket SES Depot and the Zillmere-North Depot. However, respected models used in the United States and Europe now show...

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Where and when to see the 'super snow moon' in the Valley

Where and when to see the 'super snow moon' in the Valley

ET, but it won't be visible then. There many be some drizzle in western and northern parts of the Netherlands on Tuesday evening, making good views of the moon less likely. Black Moon is a term us...

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Monday Night Will Be Brightest Supermoon of Year

Monday Night Will Be Brightest Supermoon of Year

It happens when the moon's orbit brings it closest to the Earth (its perigee ) and that coincides with the lunar cycle's full moon. The moon will technically reach peak fullness next Tuesday mornin...

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Trudeau's top adviser resigns while denying wrongdoing - 2/18/2019 5:34:36 PM

Trudeau's top adviser resigns while denying wrongdoing - 2/18/2019 5:34:36 PM

The RCMP also charged the Montreal-based company, its construction division and a subsidiary with fraud and corruption for allegedly defrauding Libyan organizations of about $130-million. "I do want t...

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NASA declares Mars rover Opportunity dead

NASA declares Mars rover Opportunity dead

Despite the windy season sweeping over the planet, which scientists hoped would clear the solar-powered rover, engineers have not been able to attempt a recovery mission with zero contact. Remarkabl...

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Lift the gag from Jody Wilson-Raybould

Lift the gag from Jody Wilson-Raybould

The ethics investigation is the fifth one involving the Trudeau cabinet. When pressed, he said, "the issues, the prime minister has made very clear, do not effect the independence of our judicial sy...

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Government to ‘review’ £60m Nissan X-Trail production package

Government to ‘review’ £60m Nissan X-Trail production package

In a letter to Sunderland employees, Nissan said the relentless "uncertainty" engendered by Brexit is not helping it to plan for the future. Gianluca de Ficchy , the chairman of Nissan Europe...

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Earth's Magnetic Pole is Quickly Moving Toward Russia, Models Say

Earth's Magnetic Pole is Quickly Moving Toward Russia, Models Say

Over the last few decades, the largest change has been the motion of the magnetic North Pole , which has shifted from the Canadian side of the geographic North Pole to the Russian side. This shift is...

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Hubble finds dwarf galaxy in our cosmic neighbourhood | newkerala.com #96974

Hubble finds dwarf galaxy in our cosmic neighbourhood | newkerala.com #96974

Astronomers estimate Bedin 1's age at about 13 billion years and say it's been isolated from interactions with other galaxies. In a celestial game of "Where's Waldo?", Hubble's sharp vision uncovered ...

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WINDY CITY: Chicago Braces for COLDEST Temperatures on Record, -27 Degrees

WINDY CITY: Chicago Braces for COLDEST Temperatures on Record, -27 Degrees

Later on Wednesday a cold front will push through with a few more snow showers/squalls and behind it, the Vortex. Then the "coldest air mass in years" will hit the region on Tuesday with extreme...

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Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse visible Sunday night

Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse visible Sunday night

Which is why scientists are calling Sunday's phenomenon the "super blood moon " or the " super blood wolf moon ". As if a total lunar eclipse wasn't unbelievable enough, this month's full moon ...

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Good chance to see the super blood wolf moon late Sunday night

Good chance to see the super blood wolf moon late Sunday night

ET, you should see Earth's shadow start to move across the surface of the moon , growing larger and larger and larger until it completely covers it up. Sadly most of New Zealand will miss out - with ...

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NASA TESS discovers third new planet HD 21749b

NASA TESS discovers third new planet HD 21749b

Six supernovae were spotted by TESS between July 25 and August 22, 2018. If confirmed, this exoplanet would be the smallest TESS has seen so far at about the size of Earth. The exoplant has a 36-day ...

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Chinese language spacecraft makes first touchdown on moon's far facet - Eire

Chinese language spacecraft makes first touchdown on moon's far facet - Eire

The CNSA said that Yutu is a symbol of kindness, purity, and agility, and is identical to the moon rover in both outlook and connotation. "We hope Yutu-2 can make its exploration with no fear and ha...

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New Horizons Scientists Double Down On 'Ultima Thule' Nickname Despite Nazi Associations

New Horizons Scientists Double Down On 'Ultima Thule' Nickname Despite Nazi Associations

Alan Stern , principal investigator for the mission. This composite image made available by NASA shows the Kuiper Belt object nicknamed " Ultima Thule ", indicated by the crosshairs at center, w...

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Comet to brighten night sky Sunday

Comet to brighten night sky Sunday

Although the approach will be a distant 7.1 million miles (30 lunar distances) from Earth , it's still a fairly rare opportunity. One of the closest comets in modern times will pass by Earth this w...

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