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Key funding for the EHT collaboration was provided by the US National Science Foundation (NSF), the EU's European Research Council (ERC), and funding agencies in East Asia . Its distance from the Earth is around 55 million light-years, so it clearly does not threat our planet. It is nearly 25 billion miles across, almost the size of our solar system, in the center of a nearby galaxy called Messier 87 .
  • Midwest flooding costs increasing, with $1.6B damage in Iowa

    Midwest flooding costs increasing, with $1.6B damage in Iowa

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    Satellite imagery captured the enormous extent of the flooding in this area of Nebraska. The cost of the damage has surpassed $1.3 billion, state officials said, according to the Associated Press . Authorities said they had rescued almost 300 people in Nebraska alone, with some rivers continuing to rise. "For the most part, the city of Atchison is much more fortunate than some of the other communities along the Missouri River", the city's assistant manager Justin Pregont told Reuters .
  • Why strike for climate change?

    Why strike for climate change?

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    The movement, sparked by a single 16-year-old in Sweden , has gone global. "It makes the adults face the issue and hopefully prompt them to do something about it", said Kate, whose parents are supportive of her plans to strike. "The people who are in power now need to do this now". While led by young people themselves, there are plenty of parents, teachers and others supporting their action and involvement.
  • SpaceX launches Crew Dragon's first test flight

    SpaceX launches Crew Dragon's first test flight

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    The white, bullet-shaped Dragon capsule, developed by Elon Musk's SpaceX company under contract to NASA, closed in on the orbiting station almost 260 miles above the Pacific Ocean and, flying autonomously, linked up on its own, without the help of the robotic arm normally used to guide spacecraft into position.
  • Conozcan los detalles del Samsung Galaxy Fold en este nuevo video

    Conozcan los detalles del Samsung Galaxy Fold en este nuevo video

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    Un dispositivo que se convierte en la nueva insignia de la compañía y que ya viene con tecnología 5G. Además, la pantalla ocupa la práctica totalidad del frontal del dispositivo. Huawei planea ofrecer también un sistema para bloquear la pantalla a un lado (como bloquear que la interfaz gire en un celular), o también para que se encienda cuando lo necesitas (por ejemplo cuando estás acostado).
  • SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Successfully Blasts Off Carrying Israeli Spacecraft

    SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Successfully Blasts Off Carrying Israeli Spacecraft

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    Zurbuchen said NASA will be ready with payloads as soon as the companies are ready to launch and land them on the Moon, hopefully by the end of this year. When the spacecraft lands approximately sixty days from today, Israel will be the fourth country to land a spacecraft on the moon. For the next month or so, the lander will orbit Earth as it lets the moon's gravity pull it closer and closer to our magnetic neighbor.
  • Presenta su móvil plegable Mate X apto para 5G — Huawei saca músculo

    Presenta su móvil plegable Mate X apto para 5G — Huawei saca músculo

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    Hablamos de un dispositivo que sorprende por contar con un diseño realmente sorprendente. En el cartel se puede leer: "el móvil plegable 5G más rápido del mundo", y su nombre, Huawei Mate X . En tanto, cuando está plegado en su mínima expresión, cuenta con una pantalla de 6. 6 pulgadas . Si te preocupa la fragilidad del teléfono, Huawei ha diseñado una funda que permite que la pantalla trasera esté protegida cuando no está en uso.
  • How to watch the supermoon in the UK

    How to watch the supermoon in the UK

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    A Super Moon can be seen in the Netherlands three to four times a year. However, it will still put on a show both Monday and Tuesday night. Find out your local time for moonrise and moonset here or watch a livestream of the supermoon seen from Rome .
  • 'Super snow moon' in store for Ireland

    'Super snow moon' in store for Ireland

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    Native Americans and people across Europe used the Moon to track seasons. This moon appears this big because it is closest to the Earth's orbit. In contrast, the year's farthest full moon on September 14, 2019, will reside at a distance of 406,248 km.
  • NASA Bids Farewell To Opportunity Rover As Mission Comes To End

    NASA Bids Farewell To Opportunity Rover As Mission Comes To End

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    He had the added perspective of working on the two Viking landers, the first USA mission to successfully land spacecraft on the Martian surface and send pictures back to Earth. "For us, if we have any wish, we'd like to fly this calendar year", he said. NASA will also reveal where they intend to put the robotic probe, though it is most likely to stake out a claim on the same south polar region China and India are exploring.
  • The end has finally come for NASA's Opportunity Mars rover

    The end has finally come for NASA's Opportunity Mars rover

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    NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), which designed, built and has operated all four of the rovers sent successfully to Mars' surface, according to its website , also praised Opportunity as completing "one of the most successful and enduring feats of interplanetary exploration".
  • WhatsApp elimina dos millones de usuarios al mes por comportamientos inapropiados

    WhatsApp elimina dos millones de usuarios al mes por comportamientos inapropiados

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    Para hacer eso, usa lo que llama 'acciones de usuario' que incluyen metadatos de registro y la tasa de envío de mensajes . Esto incluye diferentes metadatos. Ha rechazado las exigencias del gobierno indio para rastrear los mensajes "dañinos" individuales y regulaciones tecnológicas propuestas que requieren que las plataformas en línea eliminen el contenido "ilegal" dentro de un plazo de 24 horas.
  • Donald Trump Mocks Global Warming, Asks For It to

    Donald Trump Mocks Global Warming, Asks For It to "Come Back Fast"

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    On Monday night, President Donald Trump tweeted about the Midwest's bitter blast. Yes, it can be weirdly cold in parts of the United States while global temperatures are still warmer than average . Dr. Russell says, "We've only started to see these really big outbreaks really recently". Roger A. Pielke Sr., senior research scientist at the University of Colorado Boulder's Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, said the polar-vortex phenomenon isn't new.
  • New Intel Assessment Challenges Trump on NK, Iran

    New Intel Assessment Challenges Trump on NK, Iran

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    The report said Kim's support at his June 2018 Singapore summit with Trump for "complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula" is a formulation linked to an end to American military deployments and exercises involving nuclear weapons.
  • Rain Tuesday, colder temperatures by midweek

    Rain Tuesday, colder temperatures by midweek

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    Chicago's high temperature may remain below -11°F on Wednesday, which would signify its coldest afternoon in recorded history. A light snowfall could create "rapidly deteriorating conditions" on Baltimore-area roadways during the Tuesday afternoon commute, National Weather Service forecasters said.
  • Mysterious 'repeater' fast radio burst detected from faraway galaxy

    Mysterious 'repeater' fast radio burst detected from faraway galaxy

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    The repeating FRB detected this past summer by CHIME is only the second one of its kind ever recorded, following one that was detected in 2012. A newly published study reveals that scientists have detected a second source of these repeat fast radio bursts , as well as multiple FRBs from different locations.
  • May suffers another Commons Brexit defeat UK News

    May suffers another Commons Brexit defeat UK News

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    Previously, it had been expected that the government would have 21 days to come up with a fresh plan to put before the Commons. A cross-party group of MPs sought Tuesday to amend a finance law to limit the government's tax-raising powers in the event of "no deal", as a way of forcing it to stop such a scenario.
  • Llega el primer eclipse de 2019 [Ciencia]

    Llega el primer eclipse de 2019 [Ciencia]

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    Los eclipses lunares ocurren cuando se alinean perfectamente la Luna , el Sol y la Tierra . El fenómeno comenzará a observarse desde la tarde del día 5 en las inmediaciones de Alaska, alcanzando en este lugar su punto de mayor visibilidad a las 5:33 de la tarde (hora local).
  • Photos reveal origin of space rock Ultima Thule, resembling red snowman

    Photos reveal origin of space rock Ultima Thule, resembling red snowman

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    New images of a mysterious world at the far reaches of our solar system show that it's shaped much like a snowman, with one large icy sphere attached to a smaller one. The New Horizons spacecraft sends the images of Ultima Thule which is an asteroid and is beyond the solar system. The two-balled shape reminded others of BB-8, the plucky droid from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens".
  • Government Shutdown Has Left National Parks Overrun With Garbage And Poop

    Government Shutdown Has Left National Parks Overrun With Garbage And Poop

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    Joshua Tree , which covers more than 792,000 acres of national park from Palm Springs north to the town of Joshua Tree, will remain open during the shutdown . Government shutdown contingency plans adopted by the National Park Service past year have allowed many national parks to remain accessible, but without staffing.
  • 50 years ago: USA astronauts provided divine surprise

    50 years ago: USA astronauts provided divine surprise

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    And yet, a year that was shaped by bloodshed is now best remembered for the Apollo 8 mission - a crewed mission around the moon in the last days of the year. And so it brought people together again and also demonstrated the ability of good leadership, teamwork and initiative on the part of the mission control team at NASA taking nearly certain catastrophe into a successful recovery.
  • Look up: Geminid meteor shower on display December 13

    Look up: Geminid meteor shower on display December 13

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    The really cool aspect of this meteor shower is that at least 120 meteors are produced in an hour. The Geminids , however are the result of debris left behind by 3200 Phaethon , an Earth-crossing asteroid. The Geminid meteor shower is set to let up to sky tonight and in the early hours of tomorrow morning. Light from the moon makes it harder to see some fainter meteors, so it's best to wait until it sets to head outside.
  • Google marks Geminid meteor shower with a series of doodles

    Google marks Geminid meteor shower with a series of doodles

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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's Voyager 2 probe reaches interstellar space

    Nasa's Voyager 2 probe reaches interstellar space

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    Teams at the CSIRO's Parkes radio telescope and the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex combined forces so NASA could collect as much information as possible from the spacecraft which, while still mostly in working order after being launched in 1977, can no longer record data.
  • Nasa probe closes in on asteroid that could collide with Earth

    Nasa probe closes in on asteroid that could collide with Earth

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    The $800m Osiris-Rex mission began with a 2016 launch from Cape Canaveral , Florida. "We've been preparing for this moment for years, and we're ready". The mission marks the first attempt by a United States craft to successfully land on an asteroid following Japan's recent success with the Ryugu asteroid, which is approximately double the size of Bennu.
  • After 2-Year Journey, NASA Spacecraft Reaches Target Asteroid

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    The spacecraft will commence flyovers of Bennu's north pole, equatorial region, and south pole, getting as close as almost 4 miles (7 kilometers ) above Bennu during each flyover. The mission marks the first attempt by a United States craft to successfully land on an asteroid following Japan's recent success with the Ryugu asteroid, which is approximately double the size of Bennu.
  • NASA InSight Mars Lander touchdown

    NASA InSight Mars Lander touchdown

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    The size of an SUV, InSight is created to explore the martian interior by sensing " marsquakes ". No lander has dug deeper than several inches, and no seismometer has ever worked on Mars . InSight's primary instrument is a highly sensitive French-built seismometer, created to detect the slightest vibrations from "marsquakes" and meteor impacts.
  • World’s ‘first genetically altered babies’ are born

    World’s ‘first genetically altered babies’ are born

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    The Southern University of Science and Technology of China in Shenzhen, where He is an associate professor, added that he has been on unpaid leave since February and is not expected to return for another two years. Although gene editing on humans is prohibited in most countries (China has banned cloning but not human embryo gene editing specifically), He and colleagues seem nevertheless bent on experimenting with gene editing and human cells.
  • Mars touchdown: Safe landing for NASA's InSight spacecraft

    Mars touchdown: Safe landing for NASA's InSight spacecraft

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    NASA hasn't committed to a MarCO-like mission for its next Mars lander, the Mars 2020 rover, but Klesh said the success of MarCO has opened the door to that and other uses of smallsats in deep space. That's why scientists chose Elysium Planitia as InSight's home, according to NASA. Radio signals confirming the landing took more than eight minutes to cross the almost 100 million miles (160 million km) between Mars and Earth.
  • NASA looks to outsource Moon delivery services

    NASA looks to outsource Moon delivery services

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    But it isn't exclusively relying on the political bureaucracy to achieve this ambitious project - they're now partnering with the private sector to explore the stars. Hot on the heels of successfully landing a spacecraft on Mars on November 26, NASA officials explained it will partner with nine private companies who "will compete to deliver experiments to the lunar surface", the Associated Press reported Thursday .
  • First Genome-Edited Babies? - Hit & Run

    First Genome-Edited Babies? - Hit & Run

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    However, "Assuming that independent analysis confirms today's news, this work reinforces the urgent need to confine the use of gene editing in human embryos to settings where a clear unmet medical need exists, and where no other medical approach is a viable option, as recommended by the National Academy of Sciences", Doudna wrote.
  • 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".