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Most of the new moons were revealed by the Blanco 4-meter telescope at Cerro Tololo Inter-American, located in Chile, which was recently outfitted with a Dark Energy Camera created to locate faint objects. The stage is set, in other words, for possible moon-moon collisions. "It's allowed us to cover the whole area around Jupiter in a few shots, unlike before, and we're able to go fainter than people have been able to go before", says Sheppard.
  • SpaceX Is Transporting AI Support Robot CIMON to ISS

    SpaceX Is Transporting AI Support Robot CIMON to ISS

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    About 10 minutes into the flight, SpaceX confirmed that the Dragon has successfully deployed from the rocket's second stage and was in a "good orbit". For this reason, this device has been equipped with microphones and cameras that will enable it to recognize Alexander easier. Among the hundreds of pounds of hardware flying to the space station is a spare Canadian-built Latching End Effector (LEE).
  • Saturday expected to be the hottest of the weekend

    Saturday expected to be the hottest of the weekend

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    Expect dangerously hot temperatures Thursday through Saturday with peak heat index values between 100-105 degrees. In Chicago , where heat indexes were forecast to hit as high as 110 degrees, city workers on Saturday had to hose down a bridge because the extreme heat could cause the steel to expand.
  • Trump has list of 25 possible Supreme Court nominees

    Trump has list of 25 possible Supreme Court nominees

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    It's nearly impossible to calculate the impact Kennedy's retirement will have on the court and the country. Ronald Reagan on state tax legislation. "I think you want to go as quickly as possible". Social media outbursts after Kennedy's announcement Wednesday suggested that this fight will be every bit as brutal as was the confirmation of Gorsuch a year ago by a vote of 54-45.
  • Trump's Top 5 for Supreme Court

    Trump's Top 5 for Supreme Court

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    Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh; and 6th Circuit Court of Appeals' Judges Raymond Kethledge and Amul Thapar. The short list includes two women, he said. Trump welcomed Republicans Chuck Grassley, Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski and Democrats Joe Manchin, Joe Donnelly and Heidi Heitkamp as part of the effort.
  • AGU: Coldest Place On Earth ... Even Colder Than Scientists Thought

    AGU: Coldest Place On Earth ... Even Colder Than Scientists Thought

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    The lowest air temperature ever measured by a weather station is minus 89 degrees Celsius ( minus 128 degrees Fahrenheit), which was recorded at Russia's Vostok Station in July 1983. (1.8 to 2.7 m) deep within the ice. JUST HOW COLD can it get on Earth's surface? Satellites sensed that within this area about 100 locations had surface temperatures fall to minus 144 degrees Fahrenheit from 2004-2016.
  • World oldest Sumtran Orangutan, Puan dies at 62

    World oldest Sumtran Orangutan, Puan dies at 62

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    Puan had 11 babies among a total of 54 descendants scattered around the world, mostly in the United States, Europe, Australia and the jungle of the Indonesian island of Sumatra. According to the WWF (World Wildlife Fund), there are only about 14,600 Sumatran orangutans. Perth Zoo officials stated that the Malaysian government gave the Sumatran orangutan as a New Year's Eve gift to an Australia zoo in 1968.
  • In 25 years, West Antarctica tripled its rate of ice loss

    In 25 years, West Antarctica tripled its rate of ice loss

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    The next 10 years will be critical for the future of Antarctica, and choices made will have long-lasting consequences, says an global group of award-winning Antarctic research scientists in a paper released Thursoday. "There are about 150 different estimates of ice loss from Antarctica and Greenland and they use different methods, they cover different proportions of the ice sheets and they cover different time periods", Shepherd said.
  • North Americans win 2026 World Cup vote 134-65

    North Americans win 2026 World Cup vote 134-65

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    Soccer Federation (USSF), was involved in the 1994 tournament and says visitors in 2026 will find a much more informed public. "The handsome game transcends borders and cultures". "It is a nice message". The final will be played at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, home to the National Football League's New York Giants and New York Jets.
  • Indian Scientists Discover New Planet 600 Light Years Away

    Indian Scientists Discover New Planet 600 Light Years Away

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    Chennai: The scientists of PRL , Ahmedabad discovered a new planet (exoplanet) using PARAS spectrograph on Mt. Abu. They have detected a sub-Saturn or sub-Neptune like planet revolving around a Sun-like star. A PARAS is a special kind of spectrograph that has a 1.2m telescope to locate such space objects. The total mass of these elements was calculated at about 60 to 70 percent of planet EPIC's total mass.
  • Hundreds rallied against federal buyout of Kinder Morgan in Vancouver

    Hundreds rallied against federal buyout of Kinder Morgan in Vancouver

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    He adds he is still anxious about a potential spill in BC or in BC waters, adding he has already spoken with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about moving forward with the reference case. "All hell is about to break loose in British Columbia", said long-time environmental activist Tzeporah Berman, who knocked on doors for the federal Liberals in British Columbia in 2015, helping Mr.