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An Asteroid Bigger Than the World’s Tallest Building Will Fly by Earth Next MonthNear-Earth asteroids, artwork

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:24:06 +0000

The .7-mile long asteroid is longer than the Burj Khalifa, which at .5 miles high currently stands as the world’s tallest building

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Aerial Photos of Antarctica Reveal the Devastating Toll of Climate Changepaolo-pellegrin-antarctica-climate-change-7paolo-pellegrin-antarctica-climate-changepaolo-pellegrin-antarctica-climate-changepaolo-pellegrin-antarctica-climate-changepaolo-pellegrin-antarctica-climate-changepaolo-pellegrin-antarctica-climate-changepaolo-pellegrin-antarctica-climate-changepaolo-pellegrin-antarctica-climate-change

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:43:01 +0000

A crevasse measuring a few thousand feet from an altitude of 1,500 ft., during a November flyover. The Great Crack-Up By JEFFREY KLUGER Photographs by PAOLO PELLEGRIN—MAGNUM PHOTOS FOR TIME It’s hard to wreck a continent you can barely get your hands on. Human beings typically do our worst environmental damage in the places we…

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2017 Was One of the Hottest Years EverHot Year

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:22:57 +0000

Near-record heat despite the absence of an El Nino is evidence of climate change

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Temperatures Plunged to -88.6°F in Parts of Russia. Here’s What That’s LikeRussia Cold Weather

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:24:23 +0000

(MOSCOW) — People living in some of the coldest places on earth are hunkering down as temperatures fall to near-record lows that are even defeating thermometers. Temperatures in the remote, diamond-rich Russian region of Yakutia on Tuesday plunged to minus 67 degrees Celsius (minus 88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas. In Yakutia — about 3,300…

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Scientists Have Discovered Massive Ice Sheets on MarsPlanet Mars Shows Signs Of Liquid Water

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 08:03:59 +0000

The water they contain could be a useful resource for future astronauts

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A Rare Blue Moon Lunar Eclipse That Hasn’t Been Seen in 35 Years Is Coming Soon. Here’s What You Need to Knowblue-moon-total-lunar-eclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse PictureA double expousure picture shows the moo

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 18:51:50 +0000

The moon will appear larger, brighter and reddish-orange for some skygazers later this month when a total lunar eclipse occurs during a blue moon and a so-called supermoon, in what scientists say is a rare occurrence. Much of America could witness the Jan. 31 celestial spectacle, which is a “collision of multiple lunar events,” according…

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