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Born South Pacific island can offer insights into water on Mars

Born South Pacific island can offer insights into water on Mars

This means they can find out how planets like Mars came into being. According to NASA, similar islands may have arisen on Mars when that planet had surface water. When conditions are right during evolution of volcanic landmass, warm water turns cement-like volcanic ash into resilient rock. The barren, bone-coloured island was formed after a submarine volcano in the South Pacific Kingdom of Tonga erupted, sending a vast stream of steam, ash and rock 30,000 feet into the air. Consulte Mais Informação

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Raríssimas: Presidente Paula Brito e Costa demite-se

Raríssimas: Presidente Paula Brito e Costa demite-se

Na missiva, eram questionadas viagens e gastos da também presidente Federação das Doenças Raras (FEDRA)- é também referido o aluguer de um carro de luxo. Paula Brito e Costa estaria a negociar um afastamento temporário com o ministro da Segurança Social, mas acabou por apresentar demissão. Antes da posição do Ministério, a direção da Raríssimas divulgou um comunicado na rede social Facebook no qual diz que as acusações apresentadas na reportagem são "insidiosas e baseadas em documentação ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Seth Rogen to Play Walter Cronkite in 'Newsflash'

Seth Rogen to Play Walter Cronkite in 'Newsflash'

Funnyman Seth Rogen is set to get serious on the big screen again - as revered USA newsman Walter Cronkite . Production on the film, which follows the drama immediately after President John F. The movie's premise imagines an under-pressure Aubrey desperate to improve ratings and show profit. Ben Jacoby penned the script, with Stronger helmer David Gordon Green on board as director. Consulte Mais Informação

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Raríssimas: secretário de Estado da Saúde demitiu-se

Raríssimas: secretário de Estado da Saúde demitiu-se

Rosa Augusta de Matos Zorrinho". "Rosa Augusta de Matos Zorrinho". Uma entrevista que será divulgada hoje pela TVI terá contribuído para o precipitar de acontecimentos. Sobre a sua passagem pela Raríssimas , disse que aceitou o convite para fazer parte do conselho consultivo da associação "face à seriedade e robustez do projecto e aos membros que então o integraram", segundo explicou num esclarecimento enviado à comunicação social no fim-de-semana. Consulte Mais Informação

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SpaceX has a momentous launch this week

SpaceX has a momentous launch this week

SpaceX's planned launch of a Dragon spacecraft destined for the International Space Station has been delayed to no earlier than Friday. The SpaceX Dragon is pictured docked to the International Space Station, August 18, 2017. Its Dragon capsules are not now able to deliver crew to the ISS and are only being used to deliver cargo at the moment, although SpaceX is developing a variant for crew transport. Consulte Mais Informação

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'Alberta Clipper' to bring 10-15 cm of snow by tonight

'Alberta Clipper' to bring 10-15 cm of snow by tonight

Snow amounts near 15 cm per 12 hours are possible in the strongest snowsqualls. An Alberta Clipper has been traversing the Prairies en route to the Great Lakes. Weather officials say the timing means there likely won't be a snowfall warning issued, but they may issue a snow squall watch. An Alberta Clipper was expected to sail across northeastern Ontario Monday night into today with total snowfall amounts in the 10 to 15 cm range in many areas by the time the snow ends this evening. Consulte Mais Informação

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Lighting the candles of tradition

Lighting the candles of tradition

While Hanukkah is probably the Jewish festival with the most mainstream recognition, it's far from the most important period on the Jewish calendar. On each night, a lighted candle is added to the candelabrum over which prayers are recited. Why do Jews light candles during Hanukkah? Most menorahs are displayed in front of a window. Consulte Mais Informação

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Disruption at London Waterloo caused by line side fire continues

Disruption at London Waterloo caused by line side fire continues

A total of almost £1bn of investment is expected to be put into the network over the next eight years by the operators, with £680m earmarked for 107 new trains. Andy Street , Mayor of the West Midlands, commented: "Our local rail network has a crucial role to play in making sure our region has the connectivity it needs to compete and prosper on a global stage". Consulte Mais Informação

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Westfield Sold to European Company

Westfield Sold to European Company

Westfield began in 1959 when billionaire Frank Lowy and his partner John Saunders opened a shopping center in Sydney, Australia. And last week "Hammerson, which owns Birmingham's Bullring shopping center, agreed to buy Intu, the company behind Manchester's Trafford centre, in a £3.4 billion deal that will create Britain's biggest property company worth £21 billion", Julia Kollewe reports for the Guardian . Consulte Mais Informação

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