Two sportscar-sized satellites in orbit to measure Earth's water

A SpaceX rocket Tuesday blasted off a duo of sports car-sized satellites built by the US and Germany to reveal changes in sea level rise, ice melt and drought on Earth.

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Alien asteroid discovered orbiting the Sun

An international team of astronomers has discovered an asteroid orbiting the Sun at roughly the same distance as Jupiter, that appears to have originated from another solar system. The ...

Mon 21 May 18 from Gizmag

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‘Impossible’ EM drive doesn’t seem to work after all

A rocket engine propelled by electromagnetic waves grabbed headlines, but new tests find the EM drive may actually be driven by Earth’s magnetic field

14 hours ago from Newscientist

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Gemini Observatory cloud camera captures volcano's dramatic glow

Gemini Observatory cloud camera captures volcano's dramatic glow

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Saturn’s moons created by violent collisions

Modelling supports hypothesis that the planet’s young moons formed from crashes between others. Lauren Fuge reports.

23 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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Lightening up dark galaxies

Despite substantial progress over the past half-century in understanding how galaxies form, important open questions remain regarding how precisely the diffuse gas of the intergalactic medium ...

51 minutes ago from Phys.org

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Why the UK’s plan to tackle air pollution is mostly hot air

A ban on using polluting wet wood isn’t nearly enough to halt the rise in dangerous particulates from trendy wood burners

23 hours ago from Newscientist

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Two-and-a-half-year expedition ends in world's most biodiverse protected area

After a two-and-a-half-year expedition through the world's most biodiverse protected area, the Identidad Madidi explorers have concluded their epic quest of completing a massive biological survey ...

19 hours ago from Phys.org

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Environment Agency warns of serious water deficits for England

"Unsustainable" levels of extraction plus climate change could see water supply deficits across England by 2050.

13 hours ago from BBC News

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NASA measures heavy US rainfall from space

For close to two weeks the combination of a nearly stationary front and tropical moisture caused almost continuous precipitation over much of the Mid-Atlantic. Using data from a constellation ...

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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