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California to launch its own climate satellite in response to Trump

California to launch its own climate satellite in response to Trump

It was organized by California Gov. At the climate action summit, 21 companies announced the Step Up Declaration, a new alliance dedicated to harnessing the power of emerging technologies and the fo...

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SpaceX close to announcing 1st private moon flight passenger

SpaceX close to announcing 1st private moon flight passenger

He has accused, without proof, one of the cave divers who participated in the rescue of a Thai youth football team of being a paedophile. He continued: "Ever since I was a kid, I have loved the moo...

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Dead as Hurricane Florence Smashes into US East Coast

Dead as Hurricane Florence Smashes into US East Coast

Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 storm and flooding from the heavy rain is forcing hundreds of people to call for emergency rescues in the area around New Bern ...

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'Harvey of the East Coast:' Florence's worst impact could be catastrophic flooding

'Harvey of the East Coast:' Florence's worst impact could be catastrophic flooding

The center reported late Tuesday night that Florence was roughly 670 miles east-southeast of Bald Head Island with maximum sustained winds of 140 mph. "This is going to produce heavy rainfall, and it ...

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SpaceX books private passenger flight around the Moon

SpaceX books private passenger flight around the Moon

Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX has enrolled its first passenger for a trip around the moon. Details on who is flying - and why - will be revealed during a live webcast on September 17 at 6:00 ...

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Hurricane Florence, Category 4 storm

Hurricane Florence, Category 4 storm

Once it makes landfall, Florence is predicted to stall and remain over North Carolina for at least 24 hours - increasing the threat of unsafe flooding, NHC director Ken Graham said on Monday. FEMA...

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Florence Now A Major Category 4 Hurricane

Florence Now A Major Category 4 Hurricane

At its present course and speed, the center of Florence will move over the southwestern Atlantic Ocean between Bermuda and the Bahamas through Wednesday and approach the coast of North Carolina or S...

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When will Hurricane Florence hit?

The flooding will depend whether Florence slows down and lingers over coastal areas as it moves inland, Salna says . Trump, who has faced criticism for his administration's response to Hurricane Ma...

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Hurricane Florence Now Cat 3 Storm, Carolinas Bracing For The Worst

Hurricane Florence Now Cat 3 Storm, Carolinas Bracing For The Worst

The other storms — Tropical Storm Isaac and Tropical Storm Helene — are both expected to become hurricanes Sunday or Monday. Florence may make landfall anywhere from New England to the Carolinas as ...

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Trains canceled, airlines waiving fees as East Coast braces for Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence was traveling over warm Atlantic waters and gaining energy as it moved 625 miles southeast of Bermuda Monday. The current forecast track suggests the hurricane will most like...

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Tropical Storm Florence Heading Westward Strengthening Forecast

Tropical Storm Florence Heading Westward Strengthening Forecast

East Coast. Just where the storm will head is still uncertain, but computer models used by the center's specialists to forecast track indicated a US landfall looked increasingly likely. The storm is...

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Governor Edwards Declares State Of Emergency Ahead of Tropical Storm Gordon

Governor Edwards Declares State Of Emergency Ahead of Tropical Storm Gordon

Tropical storm Gordon is expected to strengthen into a hurricane when it makes landfall along the north-central Gulf Coast on Tuesday night, the U.S. Several storm systems are bringing flash floodi...

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Parkland victim's dad says Kavanaugh 'turned his back' on him

Parkland victim's dad says Kavanaugh 'turned his back' on him

Protesters also disrupted the proceedings. "I am not a pro-prosecution or pro-defense judge". The two Senators the Democrats had pinned their hopes on, Alaska's Lisa Murkowski and Maine's Susan Colli...

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Tropical Storm Florence edges closer

Tropical Storm Florence edges closer

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Golden Beach to Bonita Beach and from Craig Key to Ocean Reef, including Florida Bay. So don't expect to dry out any time before the National Football Lea...

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TS Norman forms over eastern Pacific; could become…

TS Norman forms over eastern Pacific; could become…

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles from Norman's center. But rain was still pounding the island chain, touching off flooding on Oahu and Kauai. Tropical Storm KarenOctober 3 - ...

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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull survives leadership vote

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull survives leadership vote

Malcolm Turnbull has told journalists Australians don't like it when the party focuses on itself, saying the party room has "confirmed" his leadership. He stepped down from his position as home affa...

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ACC releases statement on EPA’s new Affordable Clean Energy rule

ACC releases statement on EPA’s new Affordable Clean Energy rule

Beyond attempting to meet the letter of the law as obligated by the Supreme Court, I see the Affordable Clean Energy plan as a regulatory attempt to keep the coal industry alive, despite its poor ...

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Weed killer in cereal? Maybe, but don't panic

Weed killer in cereal? Maybe, but don't panic

EWG also tested 16 organic brands of oatmeal, cereal, and snack bars, detecting the chemical in five of them. Despite the EWG's study and the recent lawsuit, Monsanto, the company that owns Roundup ...

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Nasa probe blasts off to shed light on Sun's mysteries

Nasa probe blasts off to shed light on Sun's mysteries

The Living with a Star program is managed by the agency's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, for NASA's Science Mission Directorate in Washington . U.S. space agency Nasa has laun...

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Largest meteor shower of the year to appear in Sweden’s skies

Largest meteor shower of the year to appear in Sweden’s skies

The last time was in 1992. Scientists think that the Perseid meteors we see nowadays are produced by comet Swift-Tuttle about 25,000 years ago. Once evening falls Sunday, expect to see a meteor, o...

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Perseid meteor shower peaks Saturday, Sunday nights

Perseid meteor shower peaks Saturday, Sunday nights

The stars are aligning for anyone interested in watching the Perseid meteor shower this weekend. In the Astronomical League guidebook "Observe Meteors", astronomers David Levy and Stephen Edberg wro...

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Philly-Born Space Explorer Set to Become First

Philly-Born Space Explorer Set to Become First "Corporate Astronaut"

At the time, SpaceX's Crew Dragon (known as Dragon V2 at the time) and Boeing's Starliner (just CST-100 back then) won a four-year competition-and contracts worth billions-to fly astronauts to s...

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Longest total lunar eclipse of the century will occur on July 27

Longest total lunar eclipse of the century will occur on July 27

In addition, a full moon during an Eclipse repainted in a dramatic color. At 4:58 am, the penumbral eclipse will end. It is safe to look at a lunar eclipse without any protective eyewear. The moon...

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Weather Authority: Severe weather possible Wednesday afternoon and evening

Weather Authority: Severe weather possible Wednesday afternoon and evening

The movement of any storms through midweek will be from south to north, which will make the "training" of storms possible, or the movement of heavy downpours over the same area repeatedly. As this mov...

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Scientists discover 12 new Jupiter moons, describe one as an

Scientists discover 12 new Jupiter moons, describe one as an "oddball"

Jupiter's tally of moons just got a little bit larger. Other than that, not much is known about it or the other confirmed moons. That seems to be what happened to astronomers working at the Cerro ...

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