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NASA asteroid tracker: Will an unlucky Friday the 13th asteroid hit Earth tomorrow?

NASA asteroid tracker: Will an unlucky Friday the 13th asteroid hit Earth tomorrow?

5 hours ago   |   Daily Express   |   2 articles

NASA'S asteroid trackers have detected a giant space rock barreling towards Earth on the unlucky date of Friday the 13th - but will the asteroid slam into our homeworld tomorrow?
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NASA shock: Astronaut Michael Collins drops a major alien hint in tweet about 'life forms'

NASA shock: Astronaut Michael Collins drops a major alien hint in tweet about 'life forms'

6 hours ago   |   Daily Express

NASA veteran astronaut Michael Collins has shed light on the presence of alien life outside of Earth and tweeted about encountering alien “life forms” on other planets.
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Earth is dying: Million species face extinction as we 'play Russian roulette' with nature

Earth is dying: Million species face extinction as we 'play Russian roulette' with nature

7 hours ago   |   Daily Express

EARTH'S natural wonders are dying and are on the brink of extinction, according to a new report assessing the extent of human-driven decline on the planet.
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Water vapor common among exoplanets, but less than expected

Water vapor common among exoplanets, but less than expected

10 hours ago   |   Astronomy Now

An artist's impression of a giant exoplanet orbiting close to its star. Image: Amanda Smith A team of researchers, led by the University of Cambridge, used atmospheric data...
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India's 50th PSLV lifts off with satellites from five nations

India's 50th PSLV lifts off with satellites from five nations

1 day ago   |   Spaceflight Now

India's 50th Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle soars into the sky over Sriharikota Island. Credit: ISRO The 50th flight of an Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle delivered 10...
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Yellowstone volcano latest: USGS tracks a bubbling hotspot cutting 400 miles across Idaho

Yellowstone volcano latest: USGS tracks a bubbling hotspot cutting 400 miles across Idaho

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

A YELLOWSTONE volcano hotspot fuelled by scorching magma from deep inside of Earth has travelled 400 miles across southern Idaho, USGS geologists have revealed.
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NASA news: Staggering space agency time-lapse reveals how quickly glaciers are melting

NASA news: Staggering space agency time-lapse reveals how quickly glaciers are melting

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

NASA has released a stunning yet alarming time-lapse of melting glaciers across the globe as the space agency highlights just how rapidly climate change is effecting Earth.
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Should SpaceX be allowed to contaminate Mars with Earth microbes?

1 day ago   |   New Scientist

The rise of the private space industry may mean allowing Earth microbes to escape to other worlds, but is it worth the risk?
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Space news: Europe to send ‘suicide bot' into space to prevent humans becoming trapped

Space news: Europe to send ‘suicide bot' into space to prevent humans becoming trapped

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

THE European Space Agency has announce plans to send a ‘suicide' robot into space to help clear up the debris encircling Earth and prevent humanity from getting trapped.
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Why is Earth so rich in oxygen? The answer is simpler than we thought

2 days ago   |   New Scientist

It took billions of years for Earth's air to grow rich in oxygen, but it may have been destined to do so once photosynthetic bacteria began pumping out the gas
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NASA asteroid tracker: Will an unlucky Friday the 13th asteroid hit Earth...

NASA asteroid tracker: Will an unlucky Friday the 13th asteroid hit Earth tomorrow?

NASA'S asteroid trackers have detected a giant space rock barreling towards Earth on the unlucky date of Friday the 13th - but will the asteroid slam into our homeworld tomorrow? Read more ...

Naturalist and presenter David Bellamy OBE dies aged 86

Naturalist and presenter David Bellamy OBE dies aged 86

Broadcaster, scientist and environmental campaigner David Bellamy, known for his distinctive voice and appearances on Don't Ask Me and Bellamy On Botany, has died aged 86. Born... Read more ...

Greta Thunberg Confronts World Leaders Over Their Inaction On Climate Change

Greta Thunberg Confronts World Leaders Over Their Inaction On Climate Change

At a high-level event on Wednesday at the United Nations climate summit, Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg slammed world leaders for “misleading” the public with... Read more ...

NASA shock: Astronaut Michael Collins drops a major alien hint in tweet...

NASA shock: Astronaut Michael Collins drops a major alien hint in tweet about 'life forms'

NASA veteran astronaut Michael Collins has shed light on the presence of alien life outside of Earth and tweeted about encountering alien “life forms” on other planets. Read more ...

'We No Longer Have Time:' Greta Thunberg Schools the World at UN Climate Talks

'We No Longer Have Time:' Greta Thunberg Schools the World at UN Climate Talks

The science of the climate crisis is staggering. Read more ...

Researchers in the Gig Economy: A Talk with Virginia Yonkers

Researchers in the Gig Economy: A Talk with Virginia Yonkers

The gig economy is characterized by contract, freelance, or short-term work engagements with employers who do not provide benefits beyond the immediate payment. This type of... Read more ...

Earth is dying: Million species face extinction as we 'play Russian...

Earth is dying: Million species face extinction as we 'play Russian roulette' with nature

EARTH'S natural wonders are dying and are on the brink of extinction, according to a new report assessing the extent of human-driven decline on the planet. Read more ...

Greta Thunberg UN speech in FULL: Read climate activist's condemnation of...

Greta Thunberg UN speech in FULL: Read climate activist's condemnation of world leaders

GRETA THUNBERG chastised world leaders for failing to address climate change at the UN Climate Change Conference COP25 in Madrid, Spain. Read the 16-year-old's speech in full here. Read more ...

Rocket Lab to debut Virginia launch pad with U.S. Air Force mission next year

Rocket Lab to debut Virginia launch pad with U.S. Air Force mission next year

EDITOR'S NOTE: Updated at 12 p.m. EST after press conference. File photo of an Electron rocket lifting off from Rocket Lab's launch site in New Zealand, powered by nine... Read more ...

Ronnie O'Sullivan says he can ‘defy physics like Brazilian footballers'

Ronnie O'Sullivan says he can ‘defy physics like Brazilian footballers'

Ronnie O'Sullivan believes he can bend the laws of science Ronnie O'Sullivan says he can do things on a snooker able that ‘physics defies,' comparing his skills to those of... Read more ...