SpaceX says it will fly two people to the moon next year

Elon Musk won't identify the people or how much they paid

12 hours ago from The Independent

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Tremors shake tectonic plate theory

Evidence from a remote part of Australia has re-energised debate about the role of plate tectonics in the formation of the earth. Richard A. Lovett reports. ...

10 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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Humans by far the cause of most wildfires

US research reveals people are causing more fires, more often and over much longer periods. Andrew Masterson reports.

16 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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Hydrogen volcanoes may increase habitability of exoplanets

Does TRAPPIST-1 have three potentially habitable planets or four? New research by scientists at Cornell University led by Ramses Ramirez, indicates that number four is a possibility ...

8 hours ago from Gizmag

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Slower snowmelt in a warming world

As the world warms, mountain snowpack will not only melt earlier, it will also melt more slowly, according to a new study by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR).

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Growing problem: Pot lights give ham radio operators a buzz

Retired Coast Guard officer Roger Johnson sometimes notices a harsh buzz when he turns on his amateur radio, and he blames high-powered lighting used to grow pot.

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Study advances understanding the stories of ancient climate told by tiny shells

How can we know anything about the carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere in earth's deep past? Tiny bubbles trapped in ice provide samples of ancient air but this record goes back only 800,000 ...

2 hours ago from

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First evidence of rocky planet formation in Tatooine system

Evidence of planetary debris surrounding a double sun, 'Tatooine-like' system has been found for the first time by a UCL-led team of researchers.

20 hours ago from

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Bread's environmental costs are counted

The environmental impact of producing a loaf of bread has been analysed in depth - from the farm to the supermarket shelf.

18 hours ago from BBC News

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Netflix teases cops and orcs for Will Smith film 'Bright' - CNET

Netflix wants to add "fantasy blockbuster movie" to its resume and it hopes "Bright," starring Will Smith, will do the trick.

16 hours ago from CNET

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