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Holiday heat wave predicted to hit Maine

Holiday heat wave predicted to hit Maine

The heat will continue through next week, the weather service said: "Peak heat index values Tuesday through Thursday will likely range from the 90s to near 100 each day". When there's extreme heat , the steel on moveable bridges like it expands, Mike Claffey with the Chicago Department of Transportation said. Forecasters expect similar severe weather, also including the possibility of flash floods, from Kansas to MI on Saturday , when the extreme heat will spread throughout ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Artificial intelligence robot launched to ISS from US

Artificial intelligence robot launched to ISS from US

In a February press release announcing CIMON's arrival , Airbus said that CIMON's emotional intelligence, in addition to its friendly face and voice, will help it operate like a true crew member aboard the station. Airbus established CIMON for Germany's National Space Agency, and the objective is to understand if intellectual bots can collaborate with astronauts to make working life simple in space. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump says he'll name high court pick on July 9

Trump says he'll name high court pick on July 9

The two senators have voted on five of the most recent Supreme Court justices, with Collins serving as a reliable "yes" while Murkowski rejected both of President Barack Obama's nominees: Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor. " Mike Lee , he's an outstanding talent", Trump said. "We're right in the middle of this president's very first term", McConnell said. The Republican caucus is lobbying hard to get Collins on board with Trump's eventual nominee, but the senator realizes she has no easy ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Countdown to the Nomination: Who Will Fill Kennedy's Seat?

Countdown to the Nomination: Who Will Fill Kennedy's Seat?

Trump's rightward remaking of the court not only shows the very real consequences of his election but also is the culmination of more than 40 years of political organizing by the religious right. Over the past year, state legislatures in Iowa, Louisiana and MS have advanced strict limits on abortion that some lawmakers believe could trigger a successful challenge to the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide. Consulte Mais Informação

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Essential Building Blocks of Life Found on Saturn Moon

Essential Building Blocks of Life Found on Saturn Moon

These materials are sampled by NASA spacecraft from the cracks in the icy surface of Enceladus , just before Cassini get damaged in Saturn's atmosphere. Molecular hydrogen, according to the scientists, is created by geochemical reactions of water and rocks in hydrothermal conditions. The chemical signals were identified among spectrometry data collected by NASA's Cassini spacecraft . Consulte Mais Informação

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Comet or asteroid? Scientists ID interstellar visitor

Comet or asteroid? Scientists ID interstellar visitor

The team, led by Marco Micheli ( European Space Agency ) explored several scenarios to explain the faster-than-predicted speed of this peculiar interstellar visitor. ′Oumuamua , less than half a mile in length, now is farther away from our Sun than Jupiter and traveling away from the Sun at about 70,000 miles per hour as it heads toward the outskirts of the solar system. Consulte Mais Informação

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Heavy thunderstorms expected to bring extreme heat to Barrie, cottage country

Heavy thunderstorms expected to bring extreme heat to Barrie, cottage country

Following the storms hot and humid air will move into the area for the weekend with temperatures peaking in the mid to low thirties and humidex values in the mid-forties. There is still uncertainty regarding when the heat event will come to an end. Watch for the effects of heat illness: swelling, rash, cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and the worsening of some health conditions. Consulte Mais Informação

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World's first open water sanctuary created for beluga whales in captivity

World's first open water sanctuary created for beluga whales in captivity

Two captive beluga whales will travel more than 9,000 kilometres from Shanghai, east China, to their new home, the world's first open-sea beluga whale sanctuary in Iceland in spring 2019. This project has been years in the making and is a pioneering solution to how the aquarium industry can re-shape the futures of whales in captivity. It is thought the 13ft-long whales, originally from Russian Federation, will never be able to live fully in the wild after being in an aquarium for seven years. Consulte Mais Informação

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Blood Moon 2018 Date

Meanwhile, the January 31 sighting of a Super Blue Blood Moon and a total lunar eclipse occurred in India for the first time after 1982. As sunlight passes through the atmosphere of Earth, the gaseous layer refracts the rays in a way that the green to violet wavelengths on the observable spectrum disperse more strongly than the red, thereby giving the Moon a reddish hue. Consulte Mais Informação

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International Space Station Launches First Spacecraft To Clean Up Space Junk

International Space Station Launches First Spacecraft To Clean Up Space Junk

The net experiment involves deploying a cubesat (a small satellite used for research) from the craft, before then launching the net to catch it. The mission to clear space junk using harpoons, guide sails and dragnets called the RemoveDebris has started with its experiments in low-Earth orbit (LEO) and has been launched from the International Space Station (ISS ). Consulte Mais Informação

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Train Wreck in Iowa Dumps 230,000 Gallons of Oil into Floodwaters

Train Wreck in Iowa Dumps 230,000 Gallons of Oil into Floodwaters

Sheriff Vander Stoep said , "There is so much food for the workers and for us at the incident command, it's just fantastic how little these communities come together". Drone footage released by authorities in Iowa shows oil spreading across flooded fields following a devastating train derailment. The train was carrying crude from the oil sands of western Alberta to Stroud, Oklahoma. Consulte Mais Informação

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