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Secret of the Sun's Early Spin May Be Buried in Moon Rock

Secret of the Sun's Early Spin May Be Buried in Moon Rock

1 hour ago   |   Space

NASA may discover the secrets of the sun's early history in an unlikely location: Earth's moon.
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Two 'Earth-like' Planets Discovered in 'Habitable Zone' Around Star in Our Cosmic Backyard

2 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The Teegarden star-a red dwarf with a mass less than a tenth that of the sun-is located just 12.5 light-years away in the constellation Aries.
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2 new top contenders for human colonization emerge just 12.5 light years away

2 new top contenders for human colonization emerge just 12.5 light years away

3 hours ago   |   RT

Scientists have announced the discovery of two new Earth-like planets within our own galaxy so similar to our own that they've already shot up into the top 20 contenders for...
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What the Space Age taught us: Earth is the best of all possible worlds for humans

7 hours ago   |   National Post

Mars was supposed to be next. Surely the moon was just a steppingstone in the conquest of space. For many people who came of age during the Apollo era, it seemed reasonable to...
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116-year-old Italian great-grandmother, who was Europe's oldest living person, has died

13 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Rest in peace, bella donna. A 116-year-old Italian great-grandmother, who was believed to have been Earth's second-oldest citizen, passed away Tuesday at the remarkable age of...
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Younger generation driving environmentally-friendly changes: study

Younger generation driving environmentally-friendly changes: study

15 hours ago   |   New York Post

The younger generation is driving the change for “eco-households,” according to new research. While parents have a duty to educate their children on respecting the Earth...
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The World's Far Corners and Deepest Depths

17 hours ago   |   NY Times

Robert Macfarlane talks about “Underland: A Deep Time Journey,” and Julia Phillips discusses “Disappearing Earth.”
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Pace of Heat Records Will Pick up With Warming

18 hours ago   |   Scientific American

If greenhouse gases are not curbed, 60 percent of the world will set monthly records by century's end
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Two new Earth-like planets discovered near Teegarden's Star

18 hours ago   |   Science Daily

An international research team has discovered two new Earth-like planets near one of our closest stars. Teegarden's Star is about 12.5 light years away and is one of the...
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Origin of life: A prebiotic route to DNA

21 hours ago   |   Science Daily

DNA, the hereditary material, may have appeared on Earth earlier than has been assumed hitherto. Chemists now show that a simple reaction pathway could have given rise to DNA...
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Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

The president is hoping to replicate the dynamics that allowed him to capture the Republican Party nomination and then the presidency in 2016 as an insurgent intent on... Read more ...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1 billion to governments

A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to Northern California cities and... Read more ...

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

GENEVA - An independent U.N. human rights expert investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Wednesday recommended an investigation into the possible role... Read more ...

‘Attack squirrel' found during drug bust kept in cage, reportedly fed meth

‘Attack squirrel' found during drug bust kept in cage, reportedly fed meth

Sheriff's deputies rescued the “attack squirrel” who was reportedly fed meth to “keep it aggressive. Read more ...

On day one of his 2020 campaign, Trump promised to cure cancer, wipe out...

On day one of his 2020 campaign, Trump promised to cure cancer, wipe out AIDS, and put an American on Mars

President Donald Trump officially launched his campaign for re-election in the 2020 presidential election in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday night. Trump outlined a series of... Read more ...

Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to...

Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to listeria concerns

You might want to check the fridge. Read more ...

Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination

Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination

Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary, according to the president. Read more ...

‘A lot of noise for nothing,' Michel Platini's lawyer says as ex-UEFA boss...

‘A lot of noise for nothing,' Michel Platini's lawyer says as ex-UEFA boss released from custody

Former UEFA boss Michel Platini has been released from French custody on Wednesday after being questioned by police on alleged corruption during the awarding of the 2022 World... Read more ...

Surveillance images released of man wanted in CTA bus shooting on South Side

Surveillance images released of man wanted in CTA bus shooting on South Side

CHICAGO - Chicago police have released surveillance images of the man wanted in connection to a CTA bus shooting that injured three people. The shooting happened around 6 p.m... Read more ...

Kepler's hit in 17th gives Twins 4-3 win over Red Sox

Kepler's hit in 17th gives Twins 4-3 win over Red Sox

MINNEAPOLIS - Max Kepler's single with one out in the 17th inning gave the Minnesota Twins a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox early Wednesday in the longest game by innings... Read more ...