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This week's full Sugar Supermoon will rise on first day of Spring

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EST on March 20, approximately four hours after the vernal equinox at 5:42 p.m. EST, according to timeanddate.com . The full worm super moon should be visible a few hours after the official start to spring. It appears especially bright when viewed through a small telescope or binoculars. The next super moon will not occur until February 2020, according to CNET . Read More »

Dead whales found with 88 lbs. of plastic in stomach

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Workers at D'Bone Collector Museum recovered the Cuvier's beaked whale east of Davao City earlier in March. A dead whale with nearly 100 pounds of plastic in its stomach washed up ashore in the Philippines , raising concerns from environmental activists. Read More »

Climate strike call goes out

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Edward Markey, but goes further by calling for 100 percent renewable energy, instead of "net-zero emissions ", by 2030. "So if adults aren't going to act on their own, young people will make them", said Climate Reality Project in a Tuesday statement. Read More »

SpaceX capsule on big mission to return to Earth

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It marks the first time in 50 years that a capsule designed for astronauts returned from space by plopping into the Atlantic. This mission took place over the course of a day short of a week. But this test flight's success, along with its data, should allow SpaceX and NASA to close out those systems in the coming months. "We need to make sure that [Dragon] can safely go rendezvous and dock with the space station, and undock safely, and not pose a hazard to the International Space ... Read More »

Dianne Feinstein’s climate change discussion with schoolchildren gets heated

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Dianne Feinstein and a group of San Francisco Bay Area students squared off over climate change in a sometimes tense exchange captured on video and widely shared on social media. I don't respond to that. Watch:"I'm 29 and I know that this is going to be the world that we're going to have to deal with". This longer video prompted praise from many of her supporters, who feel she handled it well. Read More »

Israeli Moon Lander Phones Home, Deploys Legs

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SpaceX also launched and recovered its first-stage booster on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean, despite what it called hard landing conditions. Israel will launch its spacecraft dubbed "Beresheet", or "beginning" in Hebrew, in the nation's first mission to land on the Moon's surface. Read More »

Watch Livestream of the Biggest Supermoon of 2019

Cox, who is affiliated with the Slooh robotic telescope based at the Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands, will be part of a panel hosting a live show on the February supermoon . Given the moon orbits the Earth about once every 28 days, there is usually 12 full moons a year (sometimes 13), and there is always one or two that happen to be at the closest point to the Earth in its orbit. Read More »

Democrats Seek Green New Deal to Address Climate Change 7 February 2019

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The Republican Study Committee pointed out the dichotomy Thursday, shortly after the New York Democrat launched her sweeping environmental plan aimed at achieving zero-net greenhouse-gas emissions in 10 years. All of which is to say that Pelosi has this right: it's a nonsense fantasy, not a serious proposal . "I will not give one dollar to a secretary who does not care about her life and does not care to investigate a child's death", she said to applause. Read More »

Temperature breaks record in northern IL

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A storm system has pushed temperatures as low as minus 25 degrees Celsius in the Great Lakes region, where the Niagara Falls is located. Brutally cold temperatures gripped the US Midwest on Thursday, freezing water mains, causing power outages, canceling flights and straining natural gas supplies. Read More »

Super blood wolf moon

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For starters, why is the lunar eclipse happening now, and why does the moon turn red when our only satellite creeps into the planet's shadow? That is caused by the refraction of light in the Earth's atmosphere, which in this case acts as a prism. Read More »

Don't Miss the 'Super Blood Moon' Eclipse This Weekend

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Total eclipse will take place from 9:41 p.m. until 10:43 p.m., with maximum eclipse at 10:12 p.m. Here's what you need to know about the Super Blood Wolf Moon if you want to check out the eclipse this weekend. The eclipse will transition from penumbral to partial eclipse at about 8:34 p.m. MST. Why is it also called a Super Blood Wolf Moon? The good news is you do not have to go far to see it! From start to finish, Sunday's lunar eclipse should last about five hours, according to ... Read More »

‘Farce’ as 89 lorries join no-deal trial

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Her proposal aims to restrict the Government's freedom to use the Bill to make tax changes linked to a no-deal Brexit without the "explicit consent" of Parliament . "What we really need is some decisive action: the PM should put her shoddy deal to the country and ask people if they want Brexit now they know what it looks like or whether they'd rather stick with the safety and security of partnership in the European Union". Read More »

Rain, snow continue to wreak havoc on holiday travel

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Thursday . Temperatures are forecast to plunge as the storm progresses in the heavy snow area on north and west. In all, the Bemidji area could see up to 15 inches of new snow because of the storm. They expect the low-pressure storm system to drop at least six inches of snow from northeastern Colorado to eastern North and South Dakota before sweeping through northern Minnesota and the Upper Peninsula of MI. Read More »

NASA's InSIght Lander Sent Photos From Mars

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Windy, if NASA's InSight Lander is to be believed. Hindustan Times delivers the news across all social media platforms, on the web, and at your doorstep. This is the only phase of the mission during which the seismometer, called the Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure (SEIS ), will be capable of detecting vibrations generated directly by the lander, said NASA. Read More »

SpaceX breaks 4 records with Falcon 9 launch from California

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Most recently, a Falcon 9 that launched from California included a booster with two previous launches under its belt. The SpaceX Falcon 9 first stage may have been off target on its Cape Canaveral landing on December 5, but two days earlier, a reusable first stage stuck its third landing in six months. Read More »