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Sci-tech Heat wave scorching the Southeast this Memorial Day weekend
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Friday night - Mostly clear. Moderate temperatures and sunny skies are on tap for all three days. The heat and humidity we can deal with, it's the threat of some late-afternoon-into-evening storms that brings the trouble today . Highs will be in the low to mid 70s. Temperature highs could be well into the high 90s and even dip into the 100s in places in Tennessee and the Carolinas, says the National Weather Service .

Sci-tech Asteroids Might Have Brought Water On Earth, New Study Revealed
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Fortunately, additional observations refined the orbit and completely ruled out that possibility. "We found the samples we examined were enriched in water compared to the average for inner solar system objects", said Ziliang Jin , first author of the paper published in Science Advances and a postdoctoral scholar at ASU.

Sci-tech Full Pink Moon coming Friday! But the name is deceiving…
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The rules date from the First Council of Nicaea in 325BC, with the council deciding that the moon would help pilgrims travel for Easter. On the West Coast, the moon will start rising at about 5 p.m. It has also been called the "Honey Moon" and "Mead Moon". In other words, the moon is completely sunlight and appears to us from the earth as a round white disk.

Sci-tech SpaceX's Center Core Booster for Falcon Heavy Rocket Is Lost at Sea
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We do not expect future missions to be impacted", he said. The recovery of the center core of the Falcon Heavy this time came after the first flight failed as that central core missed the landing ship entirely. SpaceX also recovered the two halves of the payload fairing from the ocean shortly after they splashed down. On April 11, the Falcon Heavy took off from Launch Complex 39A carrying with it the Arabsat 6A communications satellite.

Sci-tech Tech Thursday: SpaceX CRS-17 set to launch on 26 April
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But what was especially impressive this time around is the fact that they managed to retrieve all three of the Falcon Heavy's rocket boosters, as well as the payload fairings . NASA is now building its own rocket, the Space Launch System or SLS, to perform that lunar flight, but delays in the vehicle's development prompted NASA officials to consider now available rockets for the job.

Sci-tech Several buildings damaged, trailer homes flipped in severe storm
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Damage to the town's schools has prompted the Alto Independent School District has canceled all classes until its buildings have been found to be safe. A tornado was reported in the area 140 miles (225 kilometers) southwest of Memphis, Tennessee, at the time. Trees were reported down in each location but there were no immediate reports of damage, injuries or fatalities.

Sci-tech This grad student was behind the black hole image
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While much of the matter around a black hole falls into a death spiral, never to be seen again, the new image captures gas and dust that is lucky to be circling just far enough to be safe and to be seen millions of years later on Earth. "Three years ago MIT grad student Katie Bouman led the creation of a new algorithm to produce the first-ever image of a black hole", Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)'s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab tweeted Wednesday.

Sci-tech SpaceX successfully lands all three Falcon Heavy boosters
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The Falcon Heavy had been scheduled to lift off from the Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday but was delayed because of fierce winds in the upper atmosphere. All other SpaceX vessels - GO Searcher, GO Navigator, tugboat Hollywood, and drone ship OCISLY - will, however, be directly involved in this recovery attempt.

Sci-tech Swiss start-up embarks on space cleaning mission
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On various responses by the USA on India's anti-satellite launch, including the one by NASA administrator James Bridenstine terming it a "terrible thing", Saran said New Delhi treats the State Department statement as official and drew attention to report that NASA has conveyed that it is continuing with ongoing cooperation with India on space including on human space flight mission.

Sci-tech SpaceX launches Crew Dragon's first test flight
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The Crew Dragon capsule was launched on top of one of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rockets, and contains 400lb of cargo, as well as a sophisticated crash dummy named Ripley, a reference to Sigourney Weaver's character in the Alien franchise. The plan calls for the capsule to dock with the International Space Station on Sunday morning. No private company has ever launched humans into orbit, and during a webcast of the launch, SpaceX employees could be seen packed into the main foyer of the company's ...

Sci-tech Toronto's average temperature was 1.5°C warmer than normal in 2018
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NOAA found the average mean temperatures for the contiguous US was the 14th-warmest on record. "The five warmest years have, in fact, been the last five years". NOAA and NASA scientists say that in regards to global temperatures, the foot is on the accelerator. The global climate record dates back to 1880, the year that it became possible to gather reliable and consistent temperatures around the Earth.

Sci-tech Democrats float 'Green New Deal' to end fossil fuel era
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She also cites Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal, Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society and the interstate highway system begun under Dwight D. Eisenhower as examples of American know-how and capability. "It does, it does, yeah, I have no problem saying that", Ocasio-Cortez said. Pelosi was asked Thursday morning following the proposal's release whether it should act as a "useful baseline" for climate change efforts.

Sci-tech A Meteorite Struck the Moon During Monday's Lunar Eclipse
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A blood moon is another name given to a total lunar eclipse , which happens when the Earth moves in between the sun and the moon. This alignment causes light from the Sun to be refracted, making the Moon appear to be a reddish color. "But I made the extra effort to prepare the new telescopes because I had the feeling that this time would be 'the time, ' and I did not want to miss an impact flash".

Sci-tech Super blood wolf moon promises to be a lunar extravaganza
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Frank Gunn/CP A lunar eclipse progresses behind the "Monumento a la Carta Magna y Las Cuatro Regiones Argentinas" in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Monday, Jan. Experts say the lunar eclipse will begin around 8:36 p.m. but won't be fully visible until approximately 11:12 p.m. ending around 11:43 p.m. The rare celestial event was visible across the Northern Hemisphere, including North and South America, parts of Europe, Asia and Africa.

Sci-tech The blood moon: 2019 wolf moon eclipse to be visible this weekend
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You probably won't be able to notice the difference in the size or the brightness of the moon , but it is noteworthy enough as an astronomical event. The total eclipse is set to take over the city skies around 9:41 p.m. and end at 10:43 p.m. "It not only is a supermoon and it's a total eclipse, but the total eclipse also lasts pretty long".

Sci-tech Mysterious radio signals from outer space detected
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For the second time in history, astronomers have detected a repeating fast radio burst (FRB ) originating from outside the Milky Way. Most of the bursts that scientists detect come from a spot in space that never produces another such signal.

Sci-tech Hubblecast 115 Light: Triangulum Galaxy in unrivalled detail
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While it is possible to observe the Triangulum Galaxy under excellent dark-sky conditions, the human eye will only see it as a faint, blurry object with an ethereal glow in the Triangulum (the Triangle) constellation. "Combined with those of the Milky Way, the Andromeda Galaxy , and the irregular Magellanic Cloud galaxies, they will help astronomers to better understand star formation and stellar evolution".

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