• What you should know about toxic invasive plant just found in Va.
What you should know about toxic invasive plant just found in Va.

Although the plant looks very pretty and 14 feet tall, it unsafe. The plant's watery sap contains photosensitizing agents. A single plant yields 20,000 seeds, which can be dispersed by winds over short distances. Compressed soaked in an aluminum acetate mixture that is available at pharmacy provide relief form skin irritation. The plants spread w...

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  • Trump orders Pentagon to create US ‘Space Force’
Trump orders Pentagon to create US ‘Space Force’

In a letter to Ohio Representative Mike Turner, one of the leaders of the Space Force initiative in Congress, Mattis said he did "not wish to add a separate service that would likely present a narrower and even parochial approach to space operations".

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  • Antarctica losing ice twice as fast as six years ago
Antarctica losing ice twice as fast as six years ago

Satellite data showed that before the 2012 Antarctica lost ice at a rate of 76 billion tons per year. "This is a big increase in ice loss that needs to be understood and needs to be taken into consideration when we look to the future", Andrew Shepherd , lead author and a professor of Earth Observation University of Leeds in the United Kingdo...

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  • Chilly Mars rover falls silent as dust storm swallows sun
Chilly Mars rover falls silent as dust storm swallows sun

Opportunity relies on energy from sunlight to operate, and with the light blocked, day has turned to night. NASA says if the spacecraft's computer determines that its batteries don't have enough charge, it will again put itself back to sleep.

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  • As Massive Storm Rages on Mars, Opportunity Rover Falls Silent
As Massive Storm Rages on Mars, Opportunity Rover Falls Silent

Luckily, NASA engineers received a transmission from the rover on Sunday, which was a positive indication since it proved that the rover still has enough battery charge to communicate with controllers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory . That would put it in low power fault mode, where the only subsystem to operate is the mission clock, which is ...

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  • U.S., Canada and Mexico will share 2026 World Cup
U.S., Canada and Mexico will share 2026 World Cup

THE WORLD CUP will be returning to the United States and Mexico as well as head to Canada for the first time after the United 2026 bid prevailed over Morocco. Bid leader Cordeiro said his team was "humbled" by the result and predicted the tournament would put football "on a new and sustainable path for generations to come".

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  • Indian scientists discover new planet 600 light years away
Indian scientists discover new planet 600 light years away

Indian Space Research Organization ( ISRO ) has announced this discovery on Friday and has also given insight into this important discovery. The Indian team from the PRL employed their "PRL Advance Radial-velocity Abu-sky Search" ( PARAS ) spectrograph with which they measured the mass of the new exoplanet.

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  • United Nations says world choking on plastic as environmental crisis grows
United Nations says world choking on plastic as environmental crisis grows

More specifically, Mr. Guterres stated: "Our world is swamped by harmful plastic waste". Wednesday in Rwanda will be marked with a wide-range of activities centred on this year's theme: " Beat Plastic Pollution ". Greenpeace applauds companies that are beginning to eliminate single-use plastics from their shelves, like Countdown's announcemen...

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  • More building blocks of life found on Mars
More building blocks of life found on Mars

In chemistry, almost all molecules containing both carbon and hydrogen are organic compounds. While we know that Mars was habitable in the past, the case demonstrates just how hard it will be to ever prove the existence of past life on its surface.

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