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Dec 07 2018

Global Carbon Emissions Reach Highest Level in Recorded History

A separate study found that Greenland's ice sheet was melting at its fastest rate for at least 350 years, which could lead to a rapid increase in sea levels. In a broader...

Nov 30 2018

We Have The First Mars Images From NASA’s Insight Probe

I thought as I was coming up this week that I was handling it pretty well, but by a few minutes before landing, I was pretty much a basket case."We land on rockets, so th...

Oct 31 2018

Jair Bolsonaro Articulates Regional Conservative Alliance from Brazil

The content of his speech was conciliatory and antagonistic in equal measures, claiming he would be a president "for all Brazilians", while also doubling down on his ...

Oct 13 2018

A Soyuz crew makes an emergency landing after rocket fails

But Peggy Whitson, a retired NASA astronaut who survived a ballistic re-entry in a Soyuz capsule in 2008, described the experience as a harrowing one in an intervi...

Oct 13 2018

Hurricane Michael toll expected to rise

Mr Scott is also keen to avoid problems caused by Hurricane Irma just over a year ago when a lack of workers left many local shelters under-staffed. The hurricane damag...

Oct 12 2018

Officials expect more dead as rescuers probe Florida hurricane debris

Michael flattened homes, plunged communities into darkness and ravaged whole neighborhoods. "Hope is that even if the storm does come, even if I lose my auto, my house,...

Oct 11 2018

What to expect in Orlando area from 'monstrous' Hurricane Michael

The National Hurricane Center reported Michael had maximum sustained wind speeds of 155 miles per hour moments before it hit the shore. Michael's potential of more than...

Oct 07 2018

First suspected 'exomoon' discovered 8000 light-years away

Kipping and study co-author Alex Teachey , a Columbia graduate student, said their observations using Nasa's Hubble Space Telescope and Kepler Space Telescope provided...

Sep 27 2018

Tropical depression Kirk expected to degenerate over next 48 hours

Meanwhile, way out in the Central Atlantic where it's no threat to land, Subtropical Storm Leslie is spinning south at 7 miles per hour and blowing winds of 40 miles pe...

Sep 18 2018

With "Angry Waters" Rising, Officials Warn Of Risk To Life From Florence

Roy Cooper said . In Fayetteville, the Cape Fear River was expected to reach major flood stage at 58 feet (17.6 meters) on Monday and hit almost 62 feet (18.9 meters) ...

Sep 17 2018

4 dead as Hurricane Florence drenches the Carolinas

Once a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 140 miles per hour (225 kph), the hurricane was downgraded to a Category 1 on Thursday night. But the hurricane's sheer size m...

Sep 15 2018

SpaceX signs up first private moon traveler

SpaceX is ready to send the world's first private space passenger around the moon. On Monday, the Elon Musk-owned space transportation company will announce the iden...

Sep 14 2018

Florence downgraded to Cat. 2; still potentially deadly storm

Forecasters said parts of North Carolina could get 20 inches (50 centimeters) of rain, if not more, with as much as 10 inches (25 centimeters) elsewhere in the state an...

Sep 13 2018

Astronauts on International Space Station showcase power of Hurricane Florence in photos

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released a "mesmerising loop" showing Hurricane Florence from space. People living in North and SC began evacuat...

Sep 13 2018

Hurricane Florence: Georgia declares emergency ahead of 'monster' storm

Hurricane Florence , the monster Category 3 storm taking aim at the North and SC coastline, is expected to make landfall by the end of this week and bring with it d...

Sep 11 2018

TROPICS: Florence expected to produce damaging winds in Carolinas

WILMINGTON - Hurricane Florence is now a Category 4 hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center . It is moving to the west-northwest at 17 miles per hour. I ...

Sep 06 2018

Emergency on US Gulf Coast as Storm Gordon nears

Gordon's top sustained winds were down to 40 mph as its tight core moved about 20 miles northwest of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. In addition to heavy rains, the Miami-bas...

Sep 05 2018

Tropical Storm Gordon will bring minor impacts to Northwest Florida Tuesday

Meteorologist Danielle Niles of CBS' Boston station WBZ says the threat along the Gulf Coast means heavy rain as well as storm surge. It is incredibly unlikely we will fe...

Sep 04 2018

Tropical Storm Gordon: Where it's headed and the North Texas impact

Tropical Storm Gordon is on its way into the Gulf of Mexico, and CNN reports that it could reach hurricane status by the time it makes landfall. Trees sway as Storm G...

Aug 26 2018

CS:GO YouTuber killed while driving 100mph against traffic

A spokesperson for the San Diego County Department of Public Safety confirmed the driver involved in the crash was Trevor Heitmann . Heitmann's McLaren was traveling at ...