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Stunning Nat Geo Photos Win Pictures of the Year Awards

National Geographic - 28 min 56 sec ago
National Geographic wins in several Pictures of the Year Categories.
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Rare Double Cyclones Sock Australia—Where Else Has This Happened?

National Geographic - 28 min 56 sec ago
It's unprecedented for the land down under, but U.S. and Mexico are no strangers to the double whammy.
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600,000 Baby Salmon Head to the Pacific, With a Little Help

National Geographic - 28 min 56 sec ago
As California's drought endangers Chinook salmon, fisheries officials release 600,000 baby salmon into the Sacramento River, triple the usual number, in hopes that many return to spawn.
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Widespread wind from black hole can shape star formation

ESA - 28 min 57 sec ago
Astronomers have discovered that the winds from supermassive black holes at the centre of galaxies are blasted out in all directions. This new finding was made possible by observations with ESA's XMM-Newton and NASA's NuSTAR X-ray telescopes and it supports the picture of black holes having a significant impact on star formation of their host galaxy.
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Mystery Mars plume baffles scientists

ESA - 28 min 57 sec ago
Plumes seen reaching high above the surface of Mars are causing a stir among scientists studying the atmosphere on the Red Planet.
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March of the moons - Hubble captures rare triple moon transit of Jupiter [heic1504]

ESA - 28 min 57 sec ago
These new NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope images capture a rare occurrence as three of Jupiter's largest moons parade across the giant gas planet's banded face. Hubble took a string of images of the event which show the three satellites – Europa, Callisto and Io – in action.
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Planck reveals first stars were born late

ESA - 28 min 57 sec ago
New maps from ESA's Planck satellite uncover the 'polarised' light from the early Universe across the entire sky, revealing that the first stars formed much later than previously thought.
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Rosetta swoops in for a close encounter

ESA - 28 min 57 sec ago
ESA's Rosetta probe is preparing to make a close encounter with its comet on 14 February, passing just 6 km from the surface.
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Joint Call for a Mission from the Chinese Academy Of Sciences (CAS) And The European Space Agency (ESA)

ESA - 28 min 57 sec ago
The European Space Agency's (ESA) Directorate of Science and Robotic Exploration (ESA-SRE) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) have agreed to jointly pursue a scientific space mission, to be implemented by the ESA Science Programme and the Chinese National Space Science Centre (NSSC) under the CAS. The present Joint Call for Missions solicits proposals for such mission from the scientific communities in the ESA Member States and in China. The proposal submission deadline is 16 March 2015, 12:00 (noon) CET/19:00 Beijing Time.
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New web pages for Hubble's birthday

ESA - 28 min 57 sec ago
Celebrations for Hubble's 25th year in orbit begin and new web pages are launched.
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Call for a Medium-size mission opportunity in ESA's Science Programme for a launch in 2025 (M4)

ESA - 28 min 57 sec ago
Through this Call for Missions the Director of Science and Robotic Exploration solicits from the broad scientific community proposals for the competitive selection of mission concepts to be candidate for the implementation of a medium-size, or M-class, mission (M4) for launch in 2025.
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Rosetta instruments ready for action

ESA - 28 min 57 sec ago
It's official, Rosetta instruments are ready for action! The Rosetta team had a commissioning 'close out' review on 13 May where each of the orbiter and lander instruments were given a formal 'go' for routine science operations.
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No. 266 - Continuation of quadrature operations, temporary star tracker outage, start of the sixteenth occultation season, and entire thirteenth Atmospheric Drag Experiment Campaign

ESA - 28 min 57 sec ago
Report for the period 13 October to 9 November 2013This reporting period covers four weeks of Venus Express operations. It includes the continuation of quadrature operations, a temporary star tracker outage, start of the sixteenth occultation season, continuation of the first sulphur dioxide campaign, and the entire thirteenth Atmospheric Drag Experiment Campaign.
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No. 265 - End of the twenty-fifth eclipse season, continuation of the first sulphur dioxide campaign, start of quadrature operations

ESA - 28 min 57 sec ago
Report for the period 15 September to 12 October 2013.This reporting period covers four weeks of Venus Express operations. It includes the end of the twenty-fifth eclipse season, continuation of the first sulphur dioxide campaign, and the start of quadrature operations.
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Herschel Status Report - June 2013

ESA - 28 min 57 sec ago
Report for period 3 June to 1 July 2013 On 17 June 2013 Herschel operations were concluded, following the last manoeuvre to deplete the spacecraft's fuel and the final passivation of the spacecraft. Herschel has been switched off and is in its final heliocentric orbit. The mission is now in its post-operations phase.
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Russian opposition mourns murdered leader Nemtsov

Reuters - 45 min 6 sec ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Thousands of stunned Russians laid flowers and lit candles on Saturday on the bridge where opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was shot dead near the Kremlin, a murder that showed the risks of speaking out against President Vladimir Putin.






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Crop herbicides play a role in shrinking monarch population

AP News - 1 hour 27 min ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A butterfly being considered for federal protection is emblematic of the plight that pollinating insects face in part because farmers, enticed by ethanol mandates, are growing more herbicide-resistant crops, which has stripped millions of acres of crucial plant habitat....
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Why House of Cards marks a turning point in TV history

CBC - 2 hours 2 min ago

Even if it never wins another award, House of Cards already ranks among the most influential series in television history.

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U.S.-led coalition launches air strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq, Syria

Reuters - 2 hours 7 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S.-led coalition launched 11 air strikes in Iraq and nine in Syria since early Friday against Islamic State militants, the Combined Joint Task Force said.
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BOFFINS: Oxygen-free, methane-based ALIENS may EXIST on icy SATURN moon Titan

Register - 2 hours 20 min ago
'The first concrete blueprint of life not as we know it'

Scientists believe they have come up with a solid model for a new type of methane-based, oxygen-free life form that could thrive in the harsh, icy conditions of Saturn's mysterious freezing moon, Titan.…

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