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Intercomparison of Magnitudes and Trends in Anthropogenic Surface Emissions From Bottom‐Up Inventories, Top‐Down Estimates, and Emission Scenarios

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N. Elguindi, C. Granier, T. Stavrakou, S. Darras, M. Bauwens, H. Cao, C. Chen, H. A. C. Denier van der Gon, O. Dubovik, T. M. Fu, D. K. Henze, Z. Jiang, S. Keita, J. J. P...
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Asteroid news: NASA tracking DOUBLE space rock on near-Earth approach

Asteroid news: NASA tracking DOUBLE space rock on near-Earth approach

10 hours ago   |   Daily Express

ASTEROID trackers at US space agency NASA have announced a brace of rogue space rocks are about to safely skim past our planet.
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Jupiter looms large in spectacular Hubble image

Jupiter looms large in spectacular Hubble image

1 day ago   |   Spaceflight Now

The Hubble Space Telescope captured this view of Jupiter and its icy moon Europa on Aug. 25. Credit: NASA, ESA, A. Simon , and M. H. Wong and the OPAL team The Hubble Space...
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Most space travellers are men despite slow rise in female astronauts

1 day ago   |   New Scientist

Early space travellers were younger men, but the average age has risen since the 1960s. More women are also now going to space, but they only make up 64 of the 566 to have left...
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Asteroid news: Space rock has 'very close but safe encounter' with Earth

Asteroid news: Space rock has 'very close but safe encounter' with Earth

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

AN ASTEROID bigger than a blue whale whizzed by Earth last night in what astronomers are calling a "very close encounter".
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The universe likely has plenty of planets made primarily of diamonds, scientists confirmed

The universe likely has plenty of planets made primarily of diamonds, scientists confirmed

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement On Earth, diamonds are considered precious partly because they're fairly rare: The planet's diamond content is about .001%. But on other planets in the...
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Space junk poses threat to astronauts on board the ISS - Alok Sharma

Space junk poses threat to astronauts on board the ISS - Alok Sharma

2 days ago   |   Daily Express

'ZOMBIE satellites' in Earth's orbit could put astronauts on board the International Space Station in danger, the UK Business Secretary has warned.
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In a first, intact planet found in close orbit around white dwarf

In a first, intact planet found in close orbit around white dwarf

3 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

An artist's impression of a Jupiter-class planet in close orbit around a compact white dwarf. Image: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Astronomers have discovered what appears...
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The Curious Tour

The Curious Tour

3 days ago   |   Science Museum

Galleries you will visit: Information Age , Mathematics: The Winton Gallery , Flight , Driverless: Who is in control? and Exploring Space Stop 1: Pendulum - Pippard Pendulum...
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In Denial

3 days ago   |   TLS

In June 1633, an elderly man was obliged to drop to his knees and, effectively, deny his life's work. Galileo's recantation to the Roman Inquisition required him to assert that...
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Pace news: NASA reveals planetary pair collided to form Moon - ‘Giant...

Pace news: NASA reveals planetary pair collided to form Moon - ‘Giant Impact' theory'

SPACE agency NASA has revealed an extraordinary new theory suggesting the Moon was actually formed by an apocalyptic collision. Read more ...

Alien life search: NASA detects fresh ice on Enceladus - ‘Probably active...

Alien life search: NASA detects fresh ice on Enceladus - ‘Probably active not long ago'

ALIEN life experts at US-based space agency NASA have found the possible presence of fresh ice on the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus. Read more ...

Asteroid news: NASA tracking DOUBLE space rock on near-Earth approach

Asteroid news: NASA tracking DOUBLE space rock on near-Earth approach

ASTEROID trackers at US space agency NASA have announced a brace of rogue space rocks are about to safely skim past our planet. Read more ...

NASA news: Space agency ranks solar system's most promising worlds to find...

NASA news: Space agency ranks solar system's most promising worlds to find alien life

NASA has now listed the planets in the solar system most likely to host alien life. Read more ...

What's the plural of phoenix?

What's the plural of phoenix?

Hey there, “In order to rise from its own ashes,” science fiction writer Octavia Butler once wrote, “the phoenix first must burn.” We are doing just that - here on the West... Read more ...

Archaeology breakthrough: How 'chance discovery' uncovered the oldest church...

Archaeology breakthrough: How 'chance discovery' uncovered the oldest church in Holy Land

ARCHAEOLOGISTS studying the oldest known church in the Holy Land chanced upon the discovery completely by accident, an expert has revealed. Read more ...

Why do a year in industry?

Why do a year in industry?

Earlham Institute offers two students each year a place on our Year in Industry programme. Jess Peers and Giovanni Gendarini, our most recent undergraduates, say it's been an... Read more ...

Jupiter looms large in spectacular Hubble image

Jupiter looms large in spectacular Hubble image

The Hubble Space Telescope captured this view of Jupiter and its icy moon Europa on Aug. 25. Credit: NASA, ESA, A. Simon , and M. H. Wong and the OPAL team The Hubble Space... Read more ...

Next SpaceX launch will wait for improved ocean conditions

Next SpaceX launch will wait for improved ocean conditions

Credit: Spaceflight Now The launch of SpaceX's next 60 Starlink satellites will wait for better weather and sea conditions after currents were too strong for the company's... Read more ...

Shark breakthrough: Scientists name 'absolutely huge' beast bigger than...

Shark breakthrough: Scientists name 'absolutely huge' beast bigger than great white shark

MARINE biologists have named the biggest shark in the oceans, revealing a monstrous beast many times bigger than the fearsome great white. Read more ...