Iceland commemorates first glacier lost to climate change

Iceland on Sunday honours the passing of Okjokull, its first glacier lost to climate change, as scientists warn that some 400 others on the subarctic island risk the same fate.

Sun 18 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Climate change to shrink economies of rich, poor, hot and cold countries alike unless Paris Agreement holds

Prevailing economic research anticipates the burden of climate change falling on hot or poor nations. Some predict that cooler or wealthier economies will be unaffected or even see benefits ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Scientists detect a black hole swallowing a neutron star

Scientists, including from The Australian National University (ANU), say they have detected a black hole swallowing a neutron star for the first time.

48 minutes ago from Phys.org

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Wildlife now roam where US once forged its deadliest weapons

From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens ...

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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Thailand's lost baby dugong dies from shock, eating plastic

An eight-month-old dugong, nurtured by marine experts after being found near a beach in southern Thailand, dies from what biologists believe was a combination of ...

Sat 17 Aug 19 from ABC Science

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Image: Hubble's portrait of star's gaseous glow

Although it looks more like an entity seen through a microscope than a telescope, this rounded object, named NGC 2022, is certainly not algae or tiny, blobby jellyfish. Instead, it is a vast ...

Fri 16 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Facial recognition technique could improve hail forecasts

The same artificial intelligence technique typically used in facial recognition systems could help improve prediction of hailstorms and their severity, according to a new study from the National ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Elon Musk Floats 'Nuke Mars' Idea Again (He Has T-Shirts)

Nuking Mars is still on Elon Musk's wish list, it would seem.

Sat 17 Aug 19 from SPACE.com

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Jupiter May Have Been Hit by a Massive Proto-Planet Long Ago

A massive planet slamming into Jupiter in its infancy could create the fuzzy core that astronomers observe in the gas giant today. (Credit: K. Suda & Y. Akimoto/Mabuchi Design Office/Astrobiology ...

Thu 15 Aug 19 from Discover Magazine

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Rian Johnson's Star Wars Trilogy Aiming 'Beyond the Legacy Characters'

Boldly going where no... wait, wrong franchise.

17 hours ago from SPACE.com

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