Sea levels are rising faster, driven by Greenland melt

Satellite data shows that the rate of global sea-level rise increased by 50% between 1993 and 2014 and much more of the increase was due to melting ice than had previously been thought. ...

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Why Anonymous claims Nasa is about to announce the discovery of aliens

Much of the questionable claim relies on one comment from a senior Nasa executive, as well as the agency's pioneering work

16 hours ago from The Independent

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Microbe mystery solved: What happened to the Deepwater Horizon oil plume

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 is one of the most studied spills in history, yet scientists haven't agreed on the role of microbes in eating up the oil. Now a ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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California's giant water tunnels win first crucial approval

U.S. wildlife officials gave crucial first approval Monday to California Gov. Jerry Brown's decades-old ambitions to build two massive tunnels that would re-engineer the water system in the ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Here’s How You Can Watch a Total Solar Eclipse From the Sky

Alaska Airlines is planning to charter a special flight for the rare eclipse

5 hours ago from TIME

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Topsy-turvy motion creates light switch effect at Uranus

More than 30 years after Voyager 2 sped past Uranus, Georgia Institute of Technology researchers are using the spacecraft's data to learn more about the icy planet. Their new study suggests ...

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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Artificial brain scans the galaxy for speeding stars

Neural networks come to astronomy as a self-adapting algorithm digs through star maps to find rogue fast-moving stars, writes Andrew Masterson.

2 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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Arp 299: Galactic Goulash

What would happen if you took two galaxies and mixed them together over millions of years? A new image including data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory reveals the cosmic culinary outcome.

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Ten million tonnes of fish wasted every year despite declining fish stocks

Industrial fishing fleets dump nearly 10 million tonnes of good fish back into the ocean every year, according to new research.

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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Rising seas could result in 2 billion refugees by 2100

In the year 2100, 2 billion people - about one-fifth of the world's population - could become climate change refugees due to rising ocean levels. Those who once lived on coastlines will face ...

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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