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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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China launches lunar probe to study moons far side

China launches lunar probe to study moons far side

Scientists believe the special electromagnetic environment and geological features on the far side of the moon will be suitable for low-frequency radio astronomical observation and research into lun...

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SpaceX launches cargo, but fails to land rocket

SpaceX launches cargo, but fails to land rocket

According to Associated Press , a Dragon capsule and its 5,600 pounds (2,500 kilograms) of cargo, was launched into space on Wednesday from Cape Canaveral in Florida. Arranged by a Seattle-based comp...

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SpaceX to launch 64 satellites in record-breaking mission

SpaceX to launch 64 satellites in record-breaking mission

The experienced booster then came in for a picture-perfect landing on a drone ship stationed in the Pacific Ocean. SpaceX also tried again Monday to recover the rocket's fairing , the bulging con...

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India 4th highest emitter of CO2

India 4th highest emitter of CO2

Attenborough said: "Right now we are facing a manmade disaster of global scale, our greatest threat in thousands of years: climate change ". The studies concluded that this year the world would spe...

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NASA's InSight Finally Lands on Mars

NASA's InSight Finally Lands on Mars

Before InSight, only about 40 percent of martian landings were successful, according to a statement . In a NASA video , Brooke said that they saw 49ers teammates Marquise Goodwin and Kendrick ...

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What's Going On With That Bizarre Rectangular Iceberg?

What's Going On With That Bizarre Rectangular Iceberg?

These shapes are so ideal that they appear recently carved from a bigger sheet of ice. Harbeck was a part of a survey to assess the changes in the ice height of glacier draining into Larsen A, B, ...

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Climate change will make beer prices soar with temperatures, study says

Climate change will make beer prices soar with temperatures, study says

More widespread and severe drought and heatwaves threatens to substantially decrease barley crops - a key ingredient in making a pint. Beer is the most popular alcoholic drink in the world by vo...

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Virgin Galactic space shot is go 'within weeks, not months'

Virgin Galactic space shot is go 'within weeks, not months'

Virgin Galactic is the anchor tenant at Spaceport America in southern New Mexico, where commercial flights will originate. Mr Branson's Virgin Group is the parent company of Virgin Galactic ...

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Planet has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change, experts warn

Planet has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change, experts warn

Reportedly the UN IPCC met last week in Incheon, South Korea to finalise the much-anticipated world's largest review on climate change, which was prepared at the request of governments in 2016 when...

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Trio win Nobel Chemistry Prize for 'a revolution in evolution'

Trio win Nobel Chemistry Prize for 'a revolution in evolution'

Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday for using a sped-up version of evolution to create new proteins that have led to a best-selling drug and other products. The three winners...

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Potential Tropical Storm Could Impact North Georgia

Potential Tropical Storm Could Impact North Georgia

The disturbance in the Caribbean is now a Tropical Depression. Happy Saturday night! While you're enjoying your weekend, things are looking to become busy in the world of weather. ET update Saturda...

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Russian Federation may take Indian astronaut to International Space Station in 2022

Russian Federation may take Indian astronaut to International Space Station in 2022

NASA issued a statement to limit speculation, after the Russian space agency Roscosmos "ruled out" a manufacturing defect. NASA astronauts Drew Füstel and Ricky Arnold and Oleg Artimyev of Roskosmos l...

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Donna Strickland: The 'laser jock' Nobel prize victor

Donna Strickland: The 'laser jock' Nobel prize victor

The 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics was awarded to Arthur Ashkin as well as jointly to Gerard Mourou and Donna Strickland Tuesday for their groundbreaking discoveries in "laser physics". Reacting...

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Barbados on alert for Tropical Storm Kirk | Caribbean

Barbados on alert for Tropical Storm Kirk | Caribbean

This storm does not pose a threat to Florida. After being downgraded late Monday morning thanks to no longer containing a closed center of circulation, Kirk is once again a tropical storm this morni...

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