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Geminid is unique in another way as most meteor showers originate from comets. Moving at about 79,000 miles per hour, the Geminids can look as bright as planet Venus, according to USA Today . Scientists are still debating about the true nature of Phaethon. A similar object, called 2005 UD that shares a lot of similarities with Phaethon leads some to believe the two objects were once part of a larger rock that split apart or was broken after colliding with another asteroid.
  • NASA scientists are freaking out over Mars rover landing

    NASA scientists are freaking out over Mars rover landing

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    InSight will spend 24 months - about one Martian year - using seismic monitoring and underground temperature readings to unlock mysteries about how Mars formed and, by extension, the origins of the Earth and other rocky planets of the inner solar system.
  • There's A Super-Earth Orbiting Barnard's Star Just 6 Light Years Away

    There's A Super-Earth Orbiting Barnard's Star Just 6 Light Years Away

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    Professor Steven Vogt of UC Santa Cruz said, 'Barnard's star is among the nearby red dwarfs that represents an ideal target to search for exoplanets that could someday actually be reached by future interstellar spacecraft. The Kepler mission has shown that such intermediate planets are common across the galaxy , but with no examples among our eight home planets, astronomers have few ideas what they are like.
  • Severe 'devil winds' expected to whip up deadly California blazes

    Severe 'devil winds' expected to whip up deadly California blazes

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    Butte County Sheriff Cory Honea said the human remains recovered on Sunday included five bodies found at homes and one in a vehicle in Paradise . More than 250,000 people, were evacuated, according to published reports. Winds of up to 64 km per hour were forecast to blow across the area on Sunday. The air-masses blowing across the western USA deserts including Death Valley toward the coast are expected to bring the sustained high winds at least through Tuesday, he said.
  • Transport minister Jo Johnson resigns over Brexit

    Transport minister Jo Johnson resigns over Brexit

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    We do not charge or put articles behind a paywall. "That's not a meaningful vote". "They're questions about the benefits to every part of the UK". The resignation is not just significant for the government's immediate plans, but also is yet another vote in parliament that could reject the Brexit plan, leaving the whole project in a crisis without any clear resolution.
  • Earth’s wildlife population declined by 60 per cent in 44 years: WWF

    Earth’s wildlife population declined by 60 per cent in 44 years: WWF

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    For freshwater vertebrates, losses topped 80 per cent . In Central and South America, populations declined overall by 89 percent, while in South Asia and Oceania, populations declined by 64 percent. Even the frequent threat of invasive species was found to be interconnected to the economic boom through trade related activities such as shipping.
  • Conoce la nueva versión de la tableta de Apple | FOTOS — IPad Pro

    Conoce la nueva versión de la tableta de Apple | FOTOS — IPad Pro

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    Sí que llega el Touch ID , como herramienta de desbloqueo y de identificación con hueco propio en la parte superior derecha del dispositivo. No te quemarás las pestañas después de horas trabajando en ella. Se lanzan dos versiones, una de 11 pulgadas y otra de 12.9 pulgadas, ambas con un tamaño más contenido que sus antecesores. Además ofrece tecnología eSIM para LTE y un nuevo teclado.
  • GWYNNE DYER: We evade the truth on warming

    GWYNNE DYER: We evade the truth on warming

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    The governments take climate change very seriously these days, but they worry that too much frankness about the cost of going past 1.5C will create irresistible pressure on them to take radical action now. In "Living in Denial: Climate Change, Emotions, and Everyday Life", University of OR sociology professor Kari Marie Norgaard noted that people "stopped paying attention to global climate change when they realized that there is no easy solution".
  • Florida officials fear Michael’s death toll will rise

    Florida officials fear Michael’s death toll will rise

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    Scott said he visited Mexico Beach on Friday which was almost wiped out in the storm and described the area looking like a "war zone". Ray Jadallah, from the Miami-Dade County Florida Task Force 1, has spent the last two days - 20 hours a day - digging through debris in Mexico Beach.
  • Hurricane Michael nearing Category 4 strength

    Hurricane Michael nearing Category 4 strength

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    Entire blocks of homes near the beach were washed away, leaving nothing but concrete slabs in the sand. Mandatory evacuation orders were issued for residents of barrier islands, mobile homes and low-lying coastal areas in Gulf, Wakulla and Bay counties.
  • Rocket carrying space station crew fails in mid air, crew safe

    Rocket carrying space station crew fails in mid air, crew safe

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    The Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft carrying astronaut Nick Hague of the USA and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin of Russian Federation blasted off from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome , Kazakhstan , Thursday - before the mission was aborted. Nasa's chief has praised the Russian space programme and said that he expected a new crew to go to the International Space Station in December, despite a rocket failure.
  • Grim search through ruined landscape after Hurricane Michael

    Grim search through ruined landscape after Hurricane Michael

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    With reduced winds of 50mph, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC), Michael has moved north-east crossing Georgia and is closing in on Greensboro, North Carolina . Hanson asked. "This city is destroyed". "It went through Florida very, very quickly, it didn't linger, it didn't come back, as we had in Texas". A nearby resident, Cory Patirlo, said he had almost 2 feet of water in his home.
  • Samsung presenta el Galaxy A9, el primer móvil con cuatro cámaras traseras

    Samsung presenta el Galaxy A9, el primer móvil con cuatro cámaras traseras

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    Ya sea a captar una selfie audaz o el paisaje perfecto, el nuevo Galaxy A9 es el compañero perfecto para registrar y compartir las aventuras del día a día, donde quiera que le lleve la vida, según revela la Samsung . También influye el tipo de lente . Con el avance constante de la tecnología, Samsung presentó el Galaxy A9 , un celular con cinco cámaras: cuatro traseras y una delantera .
  • Devastating aftermath from Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Florida

    Devastating aftermath from Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Florida

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    One veteran storm chaser said that Panama City was so badly damaged it looked like it had been struck by a bomb, according to the Washington Post . CBS News reports that the storm also cause storm surges of up to six to 14 feet in some areas. Flash flooding may continue meanwhile in the Carolinas and mid-Atlantic states.
  • Hurricane Michael in USA kills 11

    Hurricane Michael in USA kills 11

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    The state mental hospital in Chattahoochee, which has a section for the criminally insane, was cut off by land, and food and supplies were being flown in, authorities said. All told, more than 900,000 homes and businesses in Florida, Alabama, Georgia and the Carolinas were without power. Officials didn't say whether anyone else was in the vehicle.
  • Michael could strengthen to Category 4 before landfall

    Michael could strengthen to Category 4 before landfall

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    Florida Panhandle's Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan issued a chilling warning to residents who choose to ride out the storm at home. His opponent in Florida's Senate race, Sen. "If you're responsible for a patient, you're responsible for the patient". To prepare, he said people should put essential documents in waterproof bags as they plan to evacuate to a safer area.
  • Apantalla Google con nuevas tabletas y celular

    Apantalla Google con nuevas tabletas y celular

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    Además está equipado con altavoces frontales y dos cámaras de 8 megapíxeles, una delantera y otra trasera. Al final la sorpresa prometida en cuanto a su smartphone fue poca, porque apenas 6 horas antes ya se había filtrado absolutamente todo sobre el Google Pixel 3 y el Pixel 3 XL .
  • Astronauts make emergency landing after rocket malfunction

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    Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov told reporters that the Soyuz capsule automatically jettisoned from the booster when it failed 123 seconds after the launch from the Russia-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan . "Officials are now examining the launch site, documents are being seized", it said in a statement . To make matters worse, the three current crew members must return to Earth before the end of the year as well.
  • Hurricane Michael Obliterates Mexico Beach, Florida

    Hurricane Michael Obliterates Mexico Beach, Florida

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    Even before Michael made full landfall, it was whipping trees with its winds and had caused flooding in the town of Apalachicola, where more than five feet of water was reported, and in Port St. He spent the early part of the morning making national television appearances. "We know many people have been injured". Asked if there would be more evacuation orders, he said officials were monitoring the situation but that people in potentially affected areas should not take any chances ...
  • First Death Reported as Hurricane Michael Devastates Florida Panhandle

    First Death Reported as Hurricane Michael Devastates Florida Panhandle

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    In Lafayette County, a shelter is open at the Lafayette High School cafeteria. "My God, it's scary". For the big tourist destinations of Panama City Beach, Destin and Fort Walton, it could be months before they are back on an even keel as the hurricane destroyed homes, businesses and resorts, uprooted thousands of trees, and tore down power lines across the region.
  • Australia rejects calls to phase out coal-fired power

    Australia rejects calls to phase out coal-fired power

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    Now that we're through the breathlessness of the Supreme Court confirmation hearings, perhaps one of those adults in the room could put a pictorial summary of what this report says is happening on the president's desk. Coal is also Australia's largest export, according to McCormack. Billed in the media as " life changing ", the report illustrates how crossing the ever-nearer threshold of 1.5℃ warming will affect the planet, and how hard it will be to avoid overshooting this target.
  • Limit climate change ? do everything and do it now, scientists plead

    Limit climate change ? do everything and do it now, scientists plead

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    A landmark United Nations report on Monday warned that sufficiently limiting man-made global warming will "require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society" in order to avoid dramatic global consequences , including rising sea levels, dying coral reefs and human casualties due to extreme heat.
  • Hurricane Michael set to be strongest storm to ever hit Florida Panhandle

    Hurricane Michael set to be strongest storm to ever hit Florida Panhandle

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    As of late Tuesday, storm trackers were still seeing signs of Michael intensifying. Scott had warned of a "monstrous hurricane", and his Democratic opponent for the Senate, Sen. However, Hurricane Michael's strong winds and storm surge could be devastating. Tropical storm winds extended 185 miles (295 kilometers) from the center, and hurricane-force winds reached out 45 miles (75 kilometers).
  • Here's how Hurricane Michael could impact Maryland

    Here's how Hurricane Michael could impact Maryland

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    Michael was upgraded to a hurricane Monday and is expected to strengthen to a Category 3 hurricane before reaching the Panhandle and Big Bend area on Wednesday. Isolated areas could get 12 inches and life-threatening flash floods. "This is coming very fast". "On the state level, we are prepared", said Ivey.
  • Climate change: Why 1.5 is the new magic number

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    If emissions continue at the current rate, temperatures will bust the Paris agreement limits by the year 2040. Scientists say that urgent steps need to be taken now to keep global warming from exceeding 1.5C and causing a "climate catastrophe".
  • Trump sceptical of United Nations climate change report findings

    Trump sceptical of United Nations climate change report findings

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    Even 1.5°C comes with serious consequences. It will be one of the main items discussed at a global conference in Poland in December, when governments will review the Paris Agreement (which the United States withdrew from in June 2017). Another recent report from the consulting firm PwC makes it clear that even limiting warming to 2 degrees C will be a stretch: "There seems to be nearly zero chance of limiting warming to well below two degrees (the main goal of the Paris Agreement), though ...
  • "Monstrous" Hurricane Michael eyeing Florida's Gulf Coast

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    Hurricane Michael is continuing to strengthen, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center's (NHC ) latest 11 a.m. update on October 9. Michael was packing sustained winds of up to 85 miles per hour (140 kph) and gaining strength as it skirted past Cuba's western tip en route to a likely Wednesday landfall as the most powerful storm to strike the Florida Panhandle in at least a decade.
  • Esta es la razón del cierre de Google+

    Esta es la razón del cierre de Google+

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    Así lo ha confirmado la compañía este lunes tras revelar que durante tres años ha dejado al descubierto datos públicos de al menos 500.000 usuarios . Google reconoce que descubrió el agujero de seguridad gracias a Project Strobe , una iniciativa interna que tiene como objetivo revisar el acceso y los permisos que tienen mediante las API los desarrolladores externos.
  • United Nations Climate Report Warns Miami Basically Screwed

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    It will be one of the main items discussed at a global conference in Poland in December, when governments will review the Paris Agreement (which the USA withdrew from in June 2017). Global net human-caused emissions of carbon dioxide would need to fall by about 45 percent from 2010 levels by 2030, reaching "net zero" around 2050.
  • Scientists Find What Could Be A History-Making Moon

    Scientists Find What Could Be A History-Making Moon

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    The possible moon was documented by Kepler, the powerhouse planet-hunting space telescope, when it cast a shadow by crossing in front of a star. The researchers' investigations showed that the HST-recorded transit of Kepler-1625b occurred almost 80 minutes earlier than expected, a pattern suggesting the presence of transit timing variations , or TTVs, which are among the first proposed methods to confirm the presence of exomoons.
  • Arnold, Smith, Winter win 2018 Nobel Chemistry Prize

    Arnold, Smith, Winter win 2018 Nobel Chemistry Prize

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    Smith and Winter also managed to use evolution to the advantage of humankind by developing a technique called phage display . Equally true is that even these stellar scientists have not found a way to invent from scratch proteins that rival the ones we see by the thousands in living cells.
  • Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for using evolution to develop new chemicals

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    The other half will be jointly split between George Smith from the University of Missouri, US and Gregory Winter from the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in the United Kingdom who developed a technique called phage display . These antibodies can neutralize toxins, counteract autoimmune diseases and cure metastatic cancer. Reached by The Associated Press Wednesday, Smith credited others for the work that led to his breakthrough.
  • Two scientists share 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

    Two scientists share 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

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    Immunotherapy unleashes the body's immune system to target cancerous tumor cells and has fewer devastating side effects compared to chemotherapy. The institute added that therapies based on Prof Honjo's discovery "proved to be strikingly effective in the fight against cancer".
  • Elon Musk Reveals First SpaceX Passenger for Trip Around the Moon

    Elon Musk Reveals First SpaceX Passenger for Trip Around the Moon

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    He added he was excited, honored and grateful. Maezawa also said he would invite six to eight artists from around the world to join him on the trip as a creative project. The customer will fly on the Big Falcon Rocket, or BFR, a new spaceship system that SpaceX is building. As Reuters reports , the actual cost of the trip hasn't been revealed , but Maezawa noted that the journey will set him back significantly more than his art purchases.
  • IOS 12 ya está disponible para descargar y esto es lo nuevo

    IOS 12 ya está disponible para descargar y esto es lo nuevo

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    En este último caso quizás ya lo tengan hecho, solo verifiquen que sea actual y no un respaldo viejo. - Apenas el pasado miércoles la firma con sede en Cupertino presentó los nuevos modelos de su teléfono insignia el iPhone X, los nuevos iPhone Xs y iPhone X Max, y dio a conocer la cuarta generación de su Apple Watch, el Serie 4, con nuevas funcionalidades enfocadas al monitoreo de salud.
  • Facebook lanza nueva herramienta de citas

    Facebook lanza nueva herramienta de citas

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    Además, a diferencia de Tinder , se podrá enviar un mensaje a cualquier persona, sin tener necesariamente que haya un " match " entre las partes involucradas. La idea de este proyecto, es que los usuarios no sólo platiquen con gente que tiene sus mismos intereses , sino que también puedan formar una relación duradera y amorosa con alguno de ellos.
  • Florence rainfall totals for North Carolina: 8 trillion gallons

    Florence rainfall totals for North Carolina: 8 trillion gallons

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    More than a dozen rivers across North Carolina were at major flood stage on Monday or threatening to rise to critical levels. His disaster response operation under scrutiny, President Donald Trump pledged complete federal assistance Wednesday to areas of the Carolinas hit hard by floods after Hurricane Florence .