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Hurricane Michael expected to strengthen as it approaches Florida

Hurricane Michael expected to strengthen as it approaches Florida

Florida governor Rick Scott has already declared a state of emergency and activated hundreds of Florida National Guard troops in anticipation of the storm's arrival later this week. Tropical Storm Michael strengthened into a category 1 hurricane on Monday, with authorities predicting it was headed for the Gulf of Mexico. Tropical storm to hurricane force winds are less than four days away from the United States . Consulte Mais Informação

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SpaceX Rocket Seen Across California

SpaceX Rocket Seen Across California

But, no need to fear. It was a planned launch by Hawthorne-based SpaceX . SpaceX has previously landed first stage rockets on land after Florida launches but had not done so on the West Coast. The fact that the launch and landing took place near Los Angeles meant there were ample opportunities for Southern Californians to catch the show (and for unwitting observers to register UFO reports). Consulte Mais Informação

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41-year old NASA probe may be near interstellar space

41-year old NASA probe may be near interstellar space

Voyager 1 is now the only human-made object to enter interstellar space. The spacecraft has detected a spike in cosmic rays that is believed to have originated outside the Solar System . "A development in cosmic rays is that its outside our solar system" NASA Reported In May 2012, Voyager 1 experienced an addition in the frequency of cosmic rays akin to what Voyager 2 is now disclosing. Consulte Mais Informação

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MI man's doorstop rock turns out to be a $100k meteorite

MI man's doorstop rock turns out to be a $100k meteorite

But that all transformed when she was asked to evaluate a peculiarly shaped sizable rock that a MI man, who didn't want to be identified, had had in his monomania for the last 30 years. The farmer and his father recovered it in the morning, digging it free - it was reportedly still warm to the touch when retrieved. The new owner lived on the farm a few years, and when he moved, he took the mystery rock with him. Consulte Mais Informação

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket Puts on Light Show in Tonight's Sky

SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket Puts on Light Show in Tonight's Sky

This won't be subtle" advised SpaceX founder Elon Musk on his Twitter feed on Sunday. Previous re-capture missions from Vandenberg have landed the rocket on a barge floating in the Pacific Ocean, about 400 miles out to sea. The satellite will be operated by Argentina's space agency, known as the National Commission on Space Activites or by its Spanish-language acronym, CONAE. Consulte Mais Informação

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Potential Tropical Storm could make Wednesday landfall

Potential Tropical Storm could make Wednesday landfall

Eventually, some tropical moisture from a potential tropical system trying to organize in the western Caribbean Sea will enhance our rain and storm chances Wednesday through Thursday. The Category 1 hurricane will continue to move northward, before shifting east in the open ocean. Fishing, shipping and oilfield interests in the Gulf, as well as coastal areas, should monitor the storm's progress, Kottlowski said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Provinces unite to fight Ottawa's cross-country carbon tax plan

Provinces unite to fight Ottawa's cross-country carbon tax plan

Premier Brian Pallister said he was backing off because he could not get Ottawa to promise it wouldn't force Manitoba to raise that price to $30 in 2020, $40 in 2021 and then to $50 in 2022. Climate change is the "most economic and social challenges and geographic challenges of our time", he added. "This is the absolute cornerstone of their climate plan, and it's disintegrating around them". Consulte Mais Informação

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First ever ‘exomoon’ discovered orbiting planet outside our solar system

First ever ‘exomoon’ discovered orbiting planet outside our solar system

Scientists may have detected the first moon orbiting a planet in a far-off solar system, though they caution that they still want to confirm the finding with another round of telescope observations. They found no evidence for exomoons in the vast majority of the systems, but Kepler-1625 showed tantalising signs of the tiny dip in brightness that constitutes an exomoon signature. Consulte Mais Informação

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MI man makes shocking discovery about 30-year-old doorstop

Even though Dr. Sirbescu knew exactly what it was, it had to be sent to the Smithsonian Museum for verification, it wasn't until Thursday word came back it definitively is a meteorite , the 6th largest ever found in MI. "What typically happens with these at this point is that meteorites can either be sold and shown in a museum or sold to collectors and sellers looking to make a profit", Sirbescu said. Consulte Mais Informação

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NASA astronauts return to Earth amid US-Russia tensions in space

NASA astronauts return to Earth amid US-Russia tensions in space

Is asaboteur really running amok on the International Space Station - and using a drill to create tiny holes in the wall of the Russian section? NASA stressed in a brief statement issued from its Washington headquarters that Dimitri Rogozin, general director of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, had in public comments this week ruled out a manufacturing defect as the cause. Consulte Mais Informação

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B.C.’s Kitimat LNG deal has Horgan juggling Greens, Liberals, environmentalists

B.C.’s Kitimat LNG deal has Horgan juggling Greens, Liberals, environmentalists

The five partners in LNG Canada say they've agreed to build the $40-billion project that includes a gas liquefaction plant in Kitimat on B.C.'s coast and a 670-kilometre pipeline delivering gas from the northeast corner of the province. coast and there's room for at least one terminal in his town, near Canada's border with Alaska, as well as in Kitimat. Nor would she comment on other reports suggesting the Canadian government had assured LNG Canada that modules for its project would be ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Quebecers voting in provincial election against backdrop of trade deal

Quebecers voting in provincial election against backdrop of trade deal

He said he informed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau by phone of Quebec's "profound disappointment", qualifying the agreement as an attack on supply management. Sixty-three seats are needed to form a majority. While Quebec's economy has surged in recent years, public opinion polls have suggested for months that voters are looking for a change after 15 years of almost continuous Liberal rule. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded

Smith said he learned of the prize in a pre-dawn phone call from Stockholm . The Nobel Prize in chemistry has been awarded to two researchers in the United States and one in Britain. Smith and Briton Sir Gregory P. Winter . Who won the 2017 chemistry Nobel? 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 ... Consulte Mais Informação

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